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1994 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L No Start VIN: 2FALP71W6S
Hi guys I have a problem with no spark or injector pulse. No square wave from PIP at ignition module just a constant battery voltage while cranking. Crank sensor has 1.85 volts peak to peak and sine wave looks good while cranking at the module. Voltage and gr...
1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L rejected @ emmission VIN: 1FALP52U7V
The car is back again customer had to take the car, Monitors still not reset. Engine temp is normal, no other codes, runs fine, and the battery has not been disconnected. the car was again rejected at the lane. I know I need more time with the car, but I wonde... Trouble codes: P1000 (Self test incomplete monitors not set)
1995 Lincoln Town Car Cartier 4.6L Rear air suspension VIN: 1LNLM83W7S
Ok I have searched the tech mail and found nothing that I found would help me. When car came in customer complained that air compressor was not working. Rear of car was deflated and was bottomed out. I lifted and found one air bag had been replaced. The other ...
1997 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNLM81W6V
thanks guys in advance! this car came in on the tow truck. customer says just died on the freeway and sounds like it has no compression. tried to start. sounds like absolutely no compression did compression check #5 -- 40 #1 -- 40 #6 -- 20 #2 -- 20 #7 --...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L engine VIN: 2FMDA5143T
I would like to thank everyone who posted help for this wonderful Ford product. Sorry I forgot to post the mileage. We measured the valve heights with the rockers off, there was a little variance between all cylinders. The affected cylinder didn't have excessi...
1998 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L open loop VIN: 1FAFP45X0W
Thanks to everyone who responded, responses included many who said to check eng. temp which i did, check to see, if computer reading right eng. temp, wrong thermostat, one said could be scanner, david [...] most helpful, indicating temp not the biggest facto...
1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 1FALP6535W
The fix on this was very straightforward,it needed a new pressure control solenoid in the trans.Of course the solenoid is part of an assembly that is a little pricey{over 200 smackers}.To replace the assembly you have to remove the trans sidepan by removing th...
1999 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L Compressor VIN: 1L1FM81W1X
Thanks to all who helped. Found problem was with a/c compressor clutch being worn, to much air gap. Replaced with new clutch and all is working well now.
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