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1985 Ford F-250 5.8L Unknown VIN: 2FTHF26G4F
Help this is my second post of the day! This f-250 has this clunking sound coming from the front when making turns. It only happens when four wheel manual locking hubs are on Lock. If one or both are off there is no clunk. It sounds like a bad axle but I have ...
1994 Ford Probe 2.5L No Start VIN: 1FGRTUGJFD
no injector pulse,spark ok. replaced crank sensor 2, ohmed out wires to computer from crank sensor 1 and 2 and cam sensor,ok.also getting good square pattern from computer to module in distributor. Trouble codes: 02 (cank sensor 2)
1995 Ford E-250 Econoline XL 5.8L engine VIN: 1FTHE24H5S
please help! we virtually done every test associated with cooling system such as hydro carbon liquid and ferret 14 emmissions anayliser. test prove to be negative for head gasket problem. the vehicle does find at idle and find while driving until about twenty ...
1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L power train VIN: 2FMDA5142T
van over heated replaced head gaskets ,new intake manifold cam and crank sensor all o2 sensors,pugs wires and coil engine cuts out hot when shifting from drive to reverse and will not restart until you slighty touch accelarator pedal other wise runs great no c...
1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTHX26F6V
We are another shop that has it's first no start diesel. We have been through the archives, spent time at Dieselmanns web site, and a lot of time on the web. We know a lot more about the Powerstroke than a few days ago but still have a no start. The testing a...
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L shift motor VIN: 1FTDX1865V
Hello, I have this 1997 F150 that was an early model built Jan. of 1996 which has a knob on the dash to turn for 4wd. The transfer case is stuck in low, It does have a code in the GEM module for shift relay contacts. There is no power down to the shift motor f...
1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Stall VIN: 2FMZA5148W
Customer complaint of vehicle stalling on decel, will start right back up. Problem does not happen every time but on a very frequent basis. I also noticed when driving that there is a small hesitation on intitial acceleration. There are no codes. I also checke...
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTSW31F2X
Long story, short of it.. A performance package was installed on the Truck. The housing of the unit was somehow touched against the "+" post on the alternator...sparks fly. No start, removed the unit(Bully Dog..he got bit,IMHO)still no start. Brought to me, ...
1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTRX18L9X
Good evening fellow techs, I would appreciate any and all help on this problem truck. Customer complaint was trans slipping when going up a hill. My partner was the first to get to it and tried to test drive it. He barely made it back to the shop. It would jus...
2002 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L eng VIN: 1FMZU70E62
We own a rental company and vehicle came in for p.m. Vehicle had mil on.Pulled code for tps(belive low voltage).Replaced tps switch vehicle started and ran like a charm.Still had code,so one of the mechanics pulled the tps plug off while vehicle was running. V...
1997 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNLM81W7V
This car sets a P0455 EVAP leak code. I followed the Ford TSBs and smoke checked the system and found no leaks. My flow meter reads very low .020 (.040 required in 97). My scan tools would not allow me to close the vent sol. so I pinched the hose to do the tes... Trouble codes: P0544 (EVAP Gross leak detected)
1995 Mercury Mystique 2.0L Hesitation VIN: 1MCUMG5305
vehicle has a hesitation just off idle cold or hot when idle is below 1000 rpm. engin idles good and power is good.we have a contour of the same year and have tried the pcm, and fuel rail and ign. system with no differance insalled a new flywheel.tried bypassi...
1998 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L horn and cruise VIN: 1MEFM53S3W
the horn and cruise control do not work! I think i'm looking at a clock spring problem but, wanted to bounce it off you ford tech.s for your pro imput!!!

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1969 Ford Mustang 351CID radiator
We pulled the heads on this car and had them pressure tested and magnafluxed. Both checked out so we had them surfaced and a fresh valve job. Some replies said to check for cracks in block which we did with pistons @ lowest stroke- found no signs of crack. Mos...
1994 Ford Mustang 3.8L No Start VIN: 1FALP4049R
PCM was the problem.Car now runs ECM was not processing PIP signal and returning spout to ignition module. Therby not triggering injectors.Now we have to go around and fix everything that was probed,pierced and jumpered by previous attempts. Thanks for all the...
1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2FMDA5148T
coolant was actually sipping in from the intake manifold, found this out by removing plenum and pressure test cooling system overnight. Thanks for the help from IATN. members and techns. Sometimes it takes more than one brian Trouble codes: P0301.
2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Fuse 15 for Brake lights, interior lights, GEM VIN: 1FTRX18W3K
The problem was a bad hydraulic brake switch for the cruise on the master cylinder. Had 2 technicians email the solution. There is a recall on the switch. Connector was full of brake fluid and smelled burnt. That circuit was listed on the wiring diagrams for f...
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