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1969 Ford MACH 1 MUST 351CID park lights VIN: 9F02M20849
was hoping that someone could provide further information or wiring schematics for this vehicle---when headlamps are turned on - the parking lamps shut off --parking lamps will work okay alone---thank you
1976 Ford Pickup F250 6.4L driveability
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1993 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU32X8P
hello group, hope someone can help. vehicle came in could barley drive,we checked fuel pressure,check codes,code for map sensor.have had lots of fords with same sympton,unplug maf runs fine replace sensor vehicle done,not this time. put a cardone on first then... Trouble codes: 159 (maf circuit)
1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L spark knock VIN: 1FMDU34X8R
This Explorer Eng. has been rebuilts from the bottom up including new heads the only thing that didn't get replaced was the timing chain although it appear to be tight. It has a spark knock that I can't seem to get rid of I brought the special cam sensor setti...
1997 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP62W5V
Hello everyone and thanks in advance for the help on this one. I have this Tbird that came in and the customer has been driving for a long time with the light on. We retrieved codes P0155 and P0135. These are for the sensor heater circuits on the #1 sensor on...
1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZX18W5W
Please help. This truck is misfiring on cyls 3&5 with no fuel inj. puls on either cyl. I have replace all with new parts. spark plugs, plug wires,right side coil pack, cam sensor, crank sensor, pcm,and #3 fuel inj. This problem is intermittent. Happens often. Trouble codes: P0352, P0303, P0305
1999 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L unknown VIN: 1FAF2TE63R
I was wondering if anyone has had problems with the anti-theft shutting down the vehicle or is there a problem with a module that could be causing this no start? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
2002 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Speedometer,transmission VIN: 1MEFM50UX2
Fellow techs, I have an 02 Sable that the analog speedometer drops to zero above 47 mph and has very firm to harsh shift points. I scanned for codes,P0552(power steering pressure switch shorted to grd or open) and P0452(fuel tank pressure sensor voltage below...

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1995 Ford Contour SE 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FALP67L5S
You all were correct, once the cat. got hot(about 3 hours of running) I guess the Catalitic cone inside would callapse creating back pressure and melting the hoses. So we replaced the catalitic convertor and seems to be o.k. it pass the koer test and no servic...
1997 Ford Aerostar 3.0L compressor VIN: 1FTDA14UXV
Thanks for all the great replys. A compressor fixed the problem. I suppected it was the compressor but the official ford repair manual did not give that as an option.
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L park lamps VIN: 1FTNX21S3X
to fix this truck i started out by pulling the dash apart and look at harnees for light switch, it was fine no evidence of melting. so i then cut of the wiring i put in. park light still on with switch off. then i started going thru the wiring that somelse had...
2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP5527Y
Well after checking responses this morning and seeing none that we could check out, I had forgot to mention in my original post that we did check mode 6 and got no good info from the same on the missfires, we also had cleaned the maf sensor wires. Well with a ... Trouble codes: P0300.
2001 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FAF36331W
after reading all the good advice i got i installed a coil pack and seems good now no lite runs well. thanks for all the help guys
2002 Ford Focus LX 2.0L pats VIN: 1FAFP33P62
Thanks for all of the suggestions to fix this car. It is fixed, we shipped it to the dealer. The dealer was not pinpointing the no start. After we told them the fuel pump works and the gas was clean they took it another day and got it running. They only charge...
2003 Lincoln Town Car Executive L 4.6L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1LNHM84WX3
Hello All, Sorry for the delay in getting back to you on this car. Most responses were for the IAC Valve. This was not the problem. We found that the vehicle was still under factory warranty. (Executive L Models have a 100k mi. warranty). After a week of the... Trouble codes: P0320.
1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L No start VIN: 1ZWFT61L8X
After takin the car to the dealer to inspect and reprogram the security system(which did not solve the problem) we discovered we were on the wrong 'track' the problem did not seem to be with the security system but with the starting system. After much tracing ...
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