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1935 Ford 48 90CID starting
I have this 1935 Ford 4 dr phaeton in the shop in need of a starter. It is a 90hp V-8 engine. My problem is that I cannot see any bolts holding the starter in place. Since this is a vehicle we have never seen before I thought it wise to ask if anyone has repla...
1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L rear air bags VIN: 1FMEU17L4V
air suspenson goes dowd intermitent have changed gem modjule and hight sensor .most of the times when key is turned off.i haved checked for tsb and none found for this problemb. Thanks in advance.
1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Stall VIN: 1FTHW26F9V
Hi techs, this one has made my brain hurt. A little more history: The current owner of this truck has had it for 4 years. He is the 3rd owner.He has taken the truck to two dealers, 3 shops and 1 transmission shop with no resolution. He tows a boat and is able... Trouble codes: P0605 (PCM ROM failure)
1998 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE2423W
this has been an intermitent problem. we have never had it miss for us . we have driven it a lot & no problems for us . cust. says that it does miss & even feels like it might stall at times. we have change the plugs, wires, coil pack for # 4. we have also mot...
1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5144W
Hello everyone,this one is cleaning my clock.This windstar has what feels to be a secondary miss-fire under a load.The van keeps bringing up a P0340 code.(cam sensor code)The van came to me after another tech had replaced the spark plugs,wires,coil pack and th... Trouble codes: P0340 (cam sensor malf)
1998 Ford Mustang 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
I got this car last week and drove it while hot. The car ran great and idled constantly around 750 RPM. MIL light was on when I got the car with a P1152 code. Checked datastream, and all O2 sensors seemed to be switching normal. Customer agreed to let me keep ... Trouble codes: 1152 (Lack Of HO2S21 Switches - Sensor Indicates Lean)
1999 Ford F-250 Lariat 5.4L converter VIN: 2FTPX28L7X
truck came in with cel on.found code p1744 again.alldata has no diagnostics for this code.refers me to "symtom" diagnosis.asks to perform tcc lock up test with Ford tester.New Genisis has no such test function.On test drive TCC% fluctuates and does not get to ...
2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRW07612
Customer brought truck in after towing trailer, SES light came on while towing, no running problems , I cannot find any information on this code in my shop key or on iatn's web site. The EGR system is working at this time, but when I do a KOEO test the code is... Trouble codes: P0405
1998 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1LIFM81W4W
I keep coming back to the PCM. As far as I know the PCM simply takes the crank sensor signal and fires the coils. Can anyone think of what I am missing. I do these Lincolns all the time, this has me stumped. Trouble codes: P0320, U1147
1989 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 5.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 2MEBM75F8K
Hey all. This car when going down the road with the AC turned on, it feels as if there is a miss in the engine. It it there, goes away, and returns. You can feel it on cruise, or without cruise, it is a steady on, off, on off. If you turn the AC off, this symt...
1998 Mercury Mystique LS 2.5L timing belt
here i a good 1 ford techys. i got this car broken timing belt no prob;em bought all the specail tools for the fix and all new belt and idlers and tens looked up tsp bout new revised ten install follwed it to the letter ten was sitting fine in middle of mark o...
1998 Mercury Mystique LS 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3MELM66LRW
Hello all, Car came in with MIL on and 3 codes stored,P0133(slow response HO2S11)P1131(not switching HO2S11)P1519(IMRC stuck closed). These are the original codes. P1519 was fixed, the IMRC control module gears were shot. After testing HO2S11 it was replaced d...

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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L power train VIN: 2FMDA5142T
Hi there im sorry the help request was not closed sooner. I let a local shop use my account to research the problem . He has since become a sponsoring member. To the best of my understanding installing the cm sensor with the ford tool may still cause it to be ...
1997 Ford Escort 2.0L No Start
Thanks to all for their help. But the customer declined and repairs after we told them that the cost would be based on time to locate problem. Instead they took vehicle out of the shop and traded it in on a new one. (cant imagine what they got for it) thanks t...
1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L timing chains VIN: 1FMDU34EXV
i would say at least 15 of you responded to me said that the valves would be bend we are trying to sell a long block this sure dont seam like a very good engine thanks for the help
1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDV32EXV
Sorry to close this late,it was the wrong ECM for this particular car,after installing the right one no codes were set and no more stalling problems.Thanks to all that reply. Trouble codes: P0340 (cam sensor ckt fault).
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Poor Fuel Economy, runs rich VIN: 1FTSW31F01
thanks for the help on this one. i pulled the injectors & sent them out to be checked, they were all bad. i replaced all 8 & now truck runs great. after 200,000 miles & a load of gasoline they could no longer survive. the customer cannot believe that all were ...
2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP55233
Well I guess it's fixed finally, finally caught the fuel pressure sensor messing up, it read a great deal less than actual pressure, so the computer was trying to drive up the pressure and caused misfires and black smoking and rich codes. Replaced sensor (pret... Trouble codes: P0191 (Fuel rail pressuire range performance), P1132 (HO2S11 Ind rich), P1152 (HO2S12 Ind Rich), P0172 (System Rich Bank 1), P0175 (System Rich Bank 2), P0301 (Misfire 1 Also P0303 and P0306).
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