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1986 Ford Bronco II Eddie Bauer 2.9L 3-4 shift VIN: 1FMCU14T8G
Hey guys I have this little Bronco ll with very low miles and in very good condition. It will not go into Overdrive.One other thing I noticed is there doesnt seem to be any engine braking in drive and when you pull it into second nothing happens, the rpms drop...
1992 Ford Ranger Custom 3.0L vacuum VIN: 1FTCR10OU8
We have changed the valve body and the modulator. Adjust the bands and Thottle cable setting. we have taking line pressure reading and they are in spec. then we looked at vacuum which we have 14 inch at the modulator and 16 at the manifold seem to be ok. The...
1995 Ford F-350 Special 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTJW35FSE
Thanks in advance for the help,This vehicle came to our shop today and it is the first time we have worked on it.The vehicle was about 5 qts overful on oil.We changed the oil and cleared the codes and all the prior codes p0344,p0340,p1219,p1211 did not come ba... Trouble codes: P0344 (memory code cam pos snsr ckt int), P0340 (memory cam pos snsr ckt fault), P1219 (koeo), P1219 (koeo), P1211 (koer icp pres above/below desired), P0281 (cylinder balance 7)
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 ...
1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L rear brakes VIN: 1FTHX26F6V
Vehicle came in with a bad rotor and pads - replaced one rotor, replaced set of pads, customer complained of sinking pedal and lack of stopping power. (Truck hauls explosives and has a 3800 lb box in bed for explosives} After much driving and testing we replac...
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...
1997 Ford F-350 XL 7.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FEHF35G3V
hi all ,this is getting no where ,i got this f350 gas 7.5 with code 1351, light is always on,i replaced icm mondule from dealer ,i replace ignition wires ,i replaced computer and check all the wiring for module all look ok ,but light still on Trouble codes: 1351 (idm circuit)
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 Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L 3-4 shift VIN: 3FAKP1131X
This car came in for repair & the complaint was that it was not shifting correctly. Road tested the vehicle and I was not getting any 3-4 shift or lock-up. Road tested with the scanner connected and pcm never commands a shift. There were no trouble codes in me...
1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMPU18L2X
interment check engine light code po356 replaced the # 6 cylinder plug & ignition coil to ,check for headgasket leaking in side cylinder look ok , check ckp sensor 290 ohms . spec. are 290 - 390 ohms thanks for the help... Trouble codes: P0356
1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L torque convertor clutch VIN: 1FAFP53U8X
Scan data shows that hiway cruise with TCC showing 100% changes (lowers) each time AC clutch engages. TCC then recovers to 100% and remains there while AC disengages, however, when AC engages the TCC again slips to lower % and recovers to continue this cycle. ...
1999 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Engine Idle VIN: 1FMYU24E7X
Replaced upper Plenum gasket, Cleaned MAF, replaced thermostat and gasket, cleaned throttle body, motor vac engine, checked for vacuum leaks, scanned codes indicate P0171 system to lean bank 1 P0172 system to rich bank 1 . In extreme cold weather vehicle stall...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L park lamps VIN: 1FTNX21S3X
hi guys! got a super duty here that the parking lights stay on with switch off. i installed a 5th wheel trailer plug in the bed. had parking lights but no stop or turn lights. started checking over every thing and found blown fuses in the underhood fuse box. f...
2001 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP53U21
PCM will not command fuel pump relay on. I can ground this wire at the PCM and car will start and run fine. I checked CKP signal during cranking with lab scope; signal looks great. PATS system proves out OK; no light flash. Vehicle does not have aftermarket th... Trouble codes: P0231 (Fuel Pump Relay Circuit)

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1988 Ford F-150 Custom 5.8L Misfire VIN: 1FTEX14H7J
My boss decided to send this to a specialty driveability shop...They seem to think it's a valve or spring problem. Although the comp. and vacum tests all look normal. I am thinking it is a blown plenum gasket but they dont want me to check it out just on a whi...
1998 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.6L coolant in #5 sparkplug hole VIN: 1FTRE1467W
as all of the replies stated it was coming from the intake manifold gasket and themostat housing gasket. thanks again for all the help i reiceved.
1999 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy, RUNS VERY RICH VIN: 1FDRE14WZX
the key to this repair was the baro sensor. as much as this problem acted like a maf sensor, the readings were good. but after finding out that the baro is in with the maf i opted(at the prompting of some replies) to disconnect the maf and test drive. although... Trouble codes: P0172 (system rich bank 1), P0175 (system rich bank 2).
2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Oil consumption VIN: 1FTRW08L92
Still waiting for customer to put some miles on. Here's a few ideas from other members. I'll upate this post in a couple months or so. Thanks alot for your input, Jon From: Palmer from Oregon Date: 05/09/2005 20:19:11 In the old days, if a v8 didn't burn a...
1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L flywheel VIN: 1ZWHT61LXX
we order a new flywheel and reman starter from ford and redid the job at no extra cost to customer who has been very good about the car in my shop for 2 week. The car seems ok at this time. thanks for all who helped--joe cat
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