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1989 Ford Bronco Custom 5.8L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1FMEU15H9K
hi,ihave this bronco that one of the tech here worked on.installed vavle cover gaskets.after that it will burn out the fuse link for ecc relay blue link to yellow wire.installed new link ran for 2 day and blow agin.he rechecked to see wires pinched and found n...
1993 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTCR14X8P
Truck came from another shop customer has been fighting this problem for awhile..has a misfire on cyl 2 & 6 really obvious when cold before closed loop after closed loop it just runs bad and has a wandering dead cyl.. pulled plugs 2 & 6 found black ??? the oth...
1995 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L downshift in to 2nd gear VIN: 1FALP52UX5
We are having problems with the transmissin in a 95 Taurus.Put a used tran.in it.A 1998 AX4S,replacing an AX4N.According to the Wrecking Yarrd they use the same tran.93 thru 98.It will now shift normally thru all the gears untill it reaches 45 MPH,downshifting...
1996 Ford Escort LX 1.9L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FASP15J8T
This vehicle came in on the tow truck. customer stated it just up and died and will not restart. the fuel tank is almost empty i thought it might have been just out of fuel. not so lucky. i have connected my fuel pressure gauge and it hold at 40psi even if u c... Trouble codes: 1443 (evap purge valve fault), 1460 (WOT A/C crkt fault)
1998 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L open loop VIN: 1FAFP45X0W
all monitors incomplete, does not go into closed loop, new customer came in for inspection, and failed because all monitors are incomplete, except for the always complete missfire, etc, connected scan tool can read data, so i have communication, but it never g...
1999 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Unknown VIN: 1FMDU34E0X
this thing is wierd. it kinda feels like torq converter chatter. it will do it at certain low speeds. it will do it when you start in 1, 2, 3, or in od. after your cruising it don't do it. customer was in bumper to bumper Memorial day traffic and he called it ...
2000 Ford Contour SE 2.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP6630Y
it cuts off at idel and start right up spark is there fuel pressor is good seems like there is vacum leak just before it cuts off from intake plenum
2002 Ford Explorer Postal 4.0L axel seals VIN: 1FMZU62E02
Hello! Vehicle came in with right rear differential seal leaking.Customer had many seals replaced from the dealer when it was under warranty! Replaced both rear output seals fron the dealer and all was fine. Customer picked up vehicle. Customer came back 3 day...

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1998 Ford Mustang 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Thank you for all of your responses, finally turned out to be a combination of a bad IAC and a bad O2 sensor. Upon a closer look at the data on Genisys, the B2S2 was staying constantly lean. Swapped O2s from right to left and the problem moved. Replaced it and... Trouble codes: 1152 (Lack Of HO2S21 Switches - Sensor Indicates Lean).
1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L Valve Train VIN: 3FAKP1135X
Hi everyone, I did a motor vac to see if carbon was the problem. Still makes same noise. I did find out from customer that the engine overheated. I think that the valve seats droped. Customer got rid of car on a trade in. Thanks for all the useful tips.
2000 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Surge, o/d light flashing VIN: 1FAFP42X5Y
we decided to replace pcm and reflash.it has been a week and no problems Trouble codes: P0721 (speed sensor).
2002 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L Misfire, Shutter VIN: 1FTNE24L92
Thank`s to all who tried to help, But nothing with made a change in the way it acted. Because it`s our own fleet vehicle, and it`s not that bad, We will temporarily live with it untill I can get back to working on it(others more critical).
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