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1986 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FMDU15N2G
This 86 full size bronco sometime stalls when coming to a stop, starting to take off and putting it in reverse but it restarts and continues running like if nothing happened. It is very difficuit to duplicate in the shop,there are no codes stored no misfire, n...
1988 Ford Taurus LX 3.8L Right rear brake VIN: 1FABP534XJ
Hello everyone. This car belonged to an old customer of mine. I was the one who installed the rear brakes on this car. I replaced the shoes, cylinders, and turned the drums about a 4,ooo mi. ago. I sold the car last month to another customer. Last week she ca...
1989 Ford Motorhome 460CID Trans temp VIN: 3GQRST5433
Motorhome came in for annual pre trip service. We found steel chunks depositing in C-6 tranny pan- no customer complaints. He agreed to have us overhaul unit to find source of metal. Our trans shop specialist found planet shedding metal and thought it best to ...
1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L shifts VIN: 1FTEX14N7R
it seems like this truck has some sort of electrical problem causing a bad operating statigy. if the battery is left dissconnected long enough to erase the KAM, the veihile will shift fine for a week or so, roughly 100-200 miles usualy, then it goes back into ...
1994 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L runs bad VIN: 1FTDF15Y8R
hello to all in iatn land,have customer f 150 this truck runs bad, lack of power but no check engine light or codes.ok check this out, when hooking up snap on scanner and going to koer test,truck runs fine has power runs like it should after test is done no co...
1996 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTHX26G2T
hi fellow techs, I have a big puzzeler on my hands, i know what it is doing i just dont know why.I have posted this before...the vehicle came in with a complaint of poor fuel mileage.and check engine light comes on.no codes were found...but noticed the o2 had ...
1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Idle VIN: 1FMDU34EXV
Vehicle will run fine above idle. Shorlty after starting, the STFT drops to -100 and the engine begins to surge and attempt to stall (but won't). I have attempted several tests that deal with vacuum leaks and none have found a leak. Everyone i talk to says i h...
1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FMDU32E3V
dear folks, I need help with the allignment of these timing components to better assess the engine situation; if there is any damage or not. Thus I would like to be able to aquire the know how of timing parts allignment; or if there is literature available out...
1998 Ford Escort SE 2.0L Unknown VIN: 1FAFP13P4W
Hi! Thanks for checking this one out! Customer has an e-check failure. It has a code p1744 stored. (transmission slippage detected) According to alldata, it says this code is california emissions only. The label under the hood says it is federal emissions. We ...
1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5141W
this van came with a ses light on. checked codes and found p0340 (cmp sensor). i installed a new one and a new signal wiring but still have same code. i do not think that is the only problem beacause when i drive it, the van misses, like misfiring a cylinder. ... Trouble codes: P0340 (cmp sensor malfunction)
2002 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNS24262
This one has been in several times and keeps setting code P1405 DPFE sensor hose off or plugged. The hose is intact and not plugged. We started by testing the DPFE and it was not responding, replaced the sensor, cleared the codes and sent it out. Came back, sa... Trouble codes: P1405 (DPFE upstream sensor hose off or plugged.)
2002 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTRE142X2
This van came in for engine miss and check engine light on. It was in need of normal tune up, ignition wires were replaced and an injection cleaning was done. Van left and was running fine. Came back 2 weeks later with check engine light on for missfire on cyl...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTSX31F43
Hey Fellas, This truck was running fine on Friday, customer went to use truck on Sunday, and it wouldn't start, so he had it towed in. Cranks over fine. When key is turned to run, the injector driver relay pulses on and off many times per second. PCM relay co...
1995 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1LNLM82W4S
this vehicle has a misfire only on 1 & 6 cylinders. inspect plugs and wires- ok. no codes. tried swapping coils-still misfires. only can duplicate while driving, unable to duplicate in shop. any help will be appreciated. thanks
1999 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L blend door VIN: 1LNHM82W7X
vehicle is a high milage limo that travels on highway everyday. sets out with a/c on max at 15 deg c when after 1 hour of driving is stars getting warm. shuts system off for 10 min & all is ok again have tracked it down to the blend door(put it on full cold & ...

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1994 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L No Start VIN: 2FALP71W6S
Thanks for all the suggestions. The problem was a broken wire at the ignition module connector
1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L 4x4 light VIN: 1FMDU34X8S
The first email I received, referred to checking the speed sensor & updated calibrations for the G.E.M. module. The speed sensor & wiring checked out okay. Ford informed us that there were no updated calibrations for this particular model, dealing with our sym...
1997 Ford F-150 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTDF1721V
We found that the egr valve was sticking intermittently. We replaced the egr valve and it took care of the problem. Your help is much apprecited. Thank everyone and have a great day!
1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Customer picked up vechicle and said they were going to trade Heard that before.Told customer if they didn,t trade it,s going to cost a lot of money down the road it,s running right now. Thanks to all who read emails this was my first post just wanted to make ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire), P0304, P0305, P0306, P0175, P0430.
2001 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP34PX1
I want to thank everyone that replied. I called the dealer, and even though this car has almost 140k on it, and the original fuel pump had been replaced under warranty when new, they are still replacing fuel pump. I guess the warranty is covered for 10 years a...
1998 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L Compressor VIN: 1MELM6535W
Coustomer didn't want to fix car. I will post more info if the coustomer come back. Thanks to all that helped
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