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1961 Ford Thunderbird 390CID brake booster VIN: 1Y71Z13872
Looking for info on brake booster. Booster holds vac. Brake pedal hard, no assist. Any suggestions
1984 Ford F F600 6.1L engine swap VIN: 1FDNF60H6E
I have this 1984 ford F150 that as a carb. I want to swap over to fuel injection I would like to know if it can be done I've overall the engine and tranmission I have a ford fuel injection intake and injectors and upper intake, wires,computer, is there anythin...
1987 Ford E-350 Econoline Custom 6.9L Charging VIN: 1FDHS34M2J
I need a wiring diagram for this Ambulance. This vehicle is equiped with dual batteries (as are most dsls) and has an auxilary charging system that works when the ambulance is parked in its bay. A 110 volt cord is plugged into the side of the ambulance and a ...
1993 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.8L Air Bag VIN: 1FMEE11H2R
Greeting fellow techs, This one has me scratching my head. Air bag lite blinking a code 13 (internal short). I disconnected the air bag, retested and still had code 13. I checked for shorts as per mitchell instructions and have found none! Now I am thinking th...
1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.0L all dash lights coming on VIN: 2FMDA51U3T
Good morning. Need help on Ford Windstar. While driving all dash lights will come on, I.E ABS, Check Engine, Air bag. Door chimes will start dinging. Shut off vehicle, restart and NO lights. Check system and found 2 code in GEM ...PC500-See service manual, B1...
1996 Ford Explorer XLT 5.0L steering control VIN: 1FMDU32P9T
hello fellow techs. i have found this problem in two of these 1996 ford explorers. there is a shudder while turning the steering wheel. this occurs either driving or sitting still. while doing ball joint replacement we also replaced tie rod ends. the shudder w...
1999 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L ac VIN: 1FDXF46F3X
Hello all, The AC on this truck starts out blowing cold, toward the end of the day it will gradually blower hotter. Customer can get the AC to blow cold again by turning temp switch to full hot for several minutes and switching back to full cold. Customer also...
2000 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Surge, o/d light flashing VIN: 1FAFP42X5Y
PO721 OUT PUT SPEED SENSOR. The speedometer will bounce between 30 and 50 and the trans will shift up and down. it might go 3 hours or so before it will act up. we replaced the sensor twice twice with ford parts. if i scope the sensor at the pcm it doesn't dro... Trouble codes: P0721 (speed sensor)
2002 Ford Focus LX 2.0L pats VIN: 1FAFP33P62
Car was towed in as no start. It died while driving. It cranks but will not start. I was hoping maybe someone has seen this before. This focus has good fuel pressure, good spark, good compression. It has been well maintained. Battery voltage and grounds ok. I ...

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1976 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L Misfire VIN: U15GLC6233
Never located a good diagram, thanks to all who forwarded the info they had
1985 Ford F-250 5.8L Unknown VIN: 2FTHF26G4F
Well this vehicle has been gone for about two weeks now and customer has come back with any complaints. The clunking noise is better but it still does it at steering lock. Most replies were to check spindle bearings, which were fine. I replaced all the u-joint...
1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L drivetrain VIN: 1FMZU34E6W
I cant believe that as long as i have been at this, that the answer was so simple. this truck was just serviced and had over 9 Quarts of oil in crankcase. after drain down to level and road test truck ran fine. thanks for the replys, loose flexplate bolts ,spu...
1988 Lincoln Mark VII LSC 5.0L front air bags VIN: E7JY720189
Many thanks to all that replied, a couple of replies mentioned that the air pressure should be at least approx 90 psi, which it was no where near, and a couple of people suggested converting it to a conventional coil spring suspension. We replaced the compress...
1997 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNLM81W7V
This one is fixed. Or so the dealer told the customer... The car left our shop while we posted this problem. It was to return after we did some research. I got a handful of replies regarding the vent valve and debris being issues. That wsa were I was going t... Trouble codes: P0544 (EVAP Gross leak detected).
1999 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 5LMPU28AXX
Hi, Don Dahl here. I work in the same shop as Carolyn and accidentally sent out this request under her account. If you have any more questions, I can be reached here: [...] Regarding this Lincoln: Customer did not want to pay to pull intake ...
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