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1968 Ford 3400 tractor 3.4L rear brake drums
This is a Ford tractor with gannon and loader bucket. I am unfamiliar with tractors or farm equipment. I am trying to get the rear drums off to replace the brake shoes, which are metal to metal. They appear to be similar to a Ford truck, which just pull off. I...
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...
1999 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L engine cooling VIN: 1FTNE24L4X
Ok, here we go. 3k since replacing heater core and a/c compressor, engine is overheating. Only when accelerating down the road with the a/c on. Found fan clutch bad. Replaced fan clutch and seemed better but still wanted to overheat when accelerating. Coolant ...
2001 Ford Mustang 3.8L injecterz n fuel pump VIN: 1FAFP40431
towd in . i hookd test equp to spark, injectors n fuel system. then hookd snap on scanner up . code p1260. lookd it up n tryd to follow th stuff that alldata had. but cant git dtcs from pats. seemz to shut down all systems and cant git any codes once i try th ...
2004 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53UX4
Hello fellow techs. I could use some help with this one. Vehicle came in with no start condition. I have no fuel pressure at fuel injectors. We replaced FPDM with new factory part due to no power to fuel pump from the FPDM. We now have batt voltage to the posi... Trouble codes: P0191 (Fuel rail pressure sensor circuit performance)
2005 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L Hesitation, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTRX12W05
this truck has been to the dealer several times for the complaint of lack of power when trying to pass a vehicle when driving at 40 mph or greater when you try to accel to pass a vehicle it has about a 10 second sag then you slowly gain speed any help would be...
1998 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM50U6W
Please help this car is nuts. When we got this car and the Syncronizer assem. was about 90* out of time and very sloppy. I replaced Synconizer body and CMP with rebuilt unit from CarQuest. It came with the CMP sensor. I installed with the Ford tool to insure p... Trouble codes: P1309 (misfire moniter disabled)
2000 Mercury Mystique 2.0L MIL Lamp on
Sorry no vin. we were loaded up today and this vehicle was a trade in for used car lot. We just got there used car business because they sell new Honda's and there techs. won't touch anything but a Honda. Please help this car is sold. When I first worked on th... Trouble codes: P0171

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1993 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTCR14X8P
Finally got this one fixed,, this morning I decided to check the fuses and I found a blown O2 heater fuse that kept blowing so I started unplugging the main engine harness plugs on the left fender well until the fuse stopped blowing I then started opening up t...
1998 Ford Escort SE 2.0L Unknown VIN: 1FAFP13P4W
Thanks to all whom took time to read and respond. We referred this customer back to the transmission shop that just overhauled the transmission. They seemingly don't want to take blame for the problem but from feedback, it must be internal problem. Sorry Cottm...
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L Rear Diff
Well thanks for all the help. You guys were right on with the splines in the driveshaft. I pulled it apart and cleaned it up and reassembled with the Ford grease and no more klunk. Thanks for the info.
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