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1995 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FALP45T5S
just purchased this 95 mustang gt 5.0. We only work on euro cars here so I have no real diag or knowledge on theese cars, so I am turning to you guys. This car runs rough almost feels like a miss, you can feel it betwwen 800-1300 rpm. If you accelerate hard ca...
1964 Lincoln contnental 430CID leaks fuel from carb VIN: 4Y82N42605
ran good after timing conponent changed now when up to temp seems to flood all the time shut off and gas runs out of the carb on both sides would like to rebiuld carb but cannot fined carb kit or rebiult carb only option so far is to send carb to winipeg manat...
1995 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6L Hesitation, slow response VIN: 1MELM62WOS
Hi Guys! This car I am working on, when you press on the gas has no response (too slow), like it hesitates. Doesn't speed up at all making it seem like it is running out of gas. First thing I did was change the fuel filter, worked for a day or two, then came b... Trouble codes: P1151

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1976 Ford Pickup F250 6.4L driveability
Thanks for all the input. I replied to almost all of you and here is an update. The biggest driveability problem was solved with correcting the power valve of the mixer to a ported vac source. I measured a couple of the pushrod/ lifter preload at .060 which se...
1995 Ford Taurus 3.2L No Start
The ground for the ICM (orange wire) grounds through the PCM. I jumped the orange wire to ground and the car started. The PCM has 3 grounds. A case ground and two power grounds. All three are good in this case. As far as I can tell, the PCM should be groundi...
1995 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Compressor VIN: 1FALP52U0S
I appreciate all the help. The pink/blue relay control wire had pulled slightly away from the refrigerant switch in the connector. I Replaced the connector and all is good. I still have a hard time trying to understand the odd readings I was getting. Anyways, ...
1997 Ford F-150 4.2L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FTDF1721V
problem finally solved turned out to be contaminated fuel many thanks to all who made suggestions they all were very good checks. This just goes to show that just because problem was not apparent when vech came in doing major repairs such as engine replacement...
1999 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU32X4X
As I bow my head in embarassment I will also admit I learned alot on this vehicle. Thanks for those of you who e-mailed and replied to this post. After scoping the ckp and cmp for relationship I realized I must have set the crank off by one tooth. But in my qu... Trouble codes: 1309 (misfire monitor disabled).
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