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1996 Ford Escort LX 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FASP13J2T
hello all have this escort that is going real tuff. long story short we found that the high speed cooling fan comes on when a/c is turned on then remains running when a/c is turned off! we have replaced the high speed relay due to meltdown from the fan running... Trouble codes: P1462 (a/c pressure sensor high)
1997 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L pcm VIN: L4VLB71578
Thanks for looking guys. Going to make this short, please bear with me. Vehicle came in shop with compliant of a "air sound" diagn and found that the intake manifold gasket is leaking. Mulitple codes was found, this included: P1132 Lack of HO Sensor, B1S1 sw...
1997 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Lack of Power VIN: 1FDEE1469V
This vehicle came in a while ago and had an intermittent rough, low, rolling idle after it was good and warm and especially when the A/C was on. It would nearly stall. Also when this was occuring, upon acceleration, it would lack power. The MAF sensor would no... Trouble codes: P1151 (HO2S Bank 2 Sensor 1 lean)
1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L oil seperator VIN: 1MELM58S6V
I am trying to remove the oil seperator from the top of the block of this twin cam 3.0L. Can anyone tell me if is possible to remove it without pulling a head? I tried to remove the large water fitting from the back of the block but it wont come out without di...
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L battery draw VIN: 2FMZA5149X
Hi guys, i have a 99 windstar here that the battery goes dead after sittin 2-3 days. the exterior lights flash on and of at random-the FEM and the REM are not going into sleep mode-I have checked all the usual pinch areas I have found that CKT 1330 ye/lb which...
2000 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L No Start VIN: 1FTRE1423Y
Hello, I am posting this for a Friend of mine who is pulling his hair out on this vehicle. This van originally came in with a No-Start problem and had a code for a Bank 1 sensor 2 code. They changed all the O2 sensors as the customer told him that they had nev...
2000 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L 4X4 light VIN: 1FMRU1668Y
Customer brought in this Expedition states the 4x4 light flashes when in the A4WD position. Otherwise the 4 wheel drive works fine. I verified the light flashing, verified other positions work. There is no check engine light on. On body control side I did pull...
1966 Lincoln Continental 462CID Hose Routing VIN: 6YE2G84588
I am in need of some unusual help. This Lincoln was parked for 4 years before the customer brought it in last fall for us to freshen up the engine and restore the engine compartment. After taking photos we pulled the engine and sent the car to the body shop fo...
1998 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC 4.6L Starting VIN: 1LNFM92V8W
Have a po1260 on this lincoln, read in the knowledge base to check mlp sensor for water intrusion. Apparently can cause a no start. What and where is the MLP sensor?
2000 Mercury Cougar 2.5L compression VIN: 1ZWFT61L0Y
Car towed in from another shop after telling owner it had bad headgasket-found no compression on rear cylinders-1-2-3-leakdown test confirmed leakage past the valves-removed both heads and found one broken valve spring on one of the affected cylinders-had comp...

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1989 Ford Bronco Custom 5.8L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1FMEU15H9K
hi guys so far the cust. is happy with the fix .we replaced the injector harness and 2 injector under warrenty.the wires were not pincht. but pelled back under the wire loom.the injectors started to leak.i came across this when i saw that when you gas it amp w...
1995 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L downshift in to 2nd gear VIN: 1FALP52UX5
Thanks to all who replied.We did receive several good replies.At first it looked like an easy fix. Several stated to have the PCM reflashed.We made an appointment at the Ford Dealership, that did not work out,they called and informed us,that it could not be do...
1997 Ford F-250 Lariat 4.6L wipers & 4x4 VIN: 1FTFF28W9V
Thanks for the help! Someone had installed GEM for electronic shift 4X4 this truck is mechanical shift. Orderd second GEM by vin insead of using what I thought was the orignial # on GEM.Wipers & 4X4 fixed.
1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L compressor clutch VIN: 3FAKP1131X
We finally were able to get this back in to work on it. Most of the replies suggested maybe having the wrong ccrm module in the car. After talking with the local Ford parts dealer we determined the correct module number and it was different than the one in the...
2000 Ford Contour SE 2.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP6630Y
Hey guys this car was sent to the local Ford dealership and they have still been unable to tell us what is wrong. We can spare the time because it is our own vehicle that we intended to sell was it was repaired. This week we will pick it up from them and take ...
2004 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53UX4
Everyone tried to get us back to basics on this one and that is where we should have been.The ground connection at the fuel pump itself was loose causing the voltage drop. We disconnected the fuel pump harness at the FPDM and connected a 12V source to the wiri... Trouble codes: P0191 (Fuel rail pressure sensor circuit performance).
1998 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Noise VIN: 5LMPU28LOW
thanks to Miles from Utah, the hooting is from the inlet heater hose at the firewall. Remove the restrictor from the center of the hose and try it. Hope this helps.
1999 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L ride control VIN: 5LMPU28L9X
replaced connector at relay and has been gone for 2weeks no problems thanks everybody
1995 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6L Hesitation, slow response VIN: 1MELM62WOS
Well fellas, we did it. Most everybody had simillar idea. I tried almost every suggetion and finally change the MAF and it worked just fine. The car was gone yesterday. I really thank all of you for your input. Was very helpful.I've learned something new on th... Trouble codes: P1151.
1998 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM50U6W
This car is finally fixed thanks to you guys and I have won a new customer for life. Jimmy from Kentucky was the first to respond and sent me on the right trail to find my problem. He mentioned the MAF sensor. I had noticed that my BARO readings were high even... Trouble codes: P1309 (misfire moniter disabled).
1998 Mercury Mystique LS 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3MELM66LRW
Well i got seven replies to this problem all were semi-helpfull, alot were things I had already tried or thought of, but never-the-less thank you for taking the time to reply. All was kind of in vien as the customer took the vehicle for the weekend and never r...
2000 Mercury Mystique 2.0L MIL Lamp on
this mercury has made me go crazy. its fixed thank you david from cal., brian from arizona, stewart from wash, frank from idaho, rick from missouri, i overlooked the basics fixed to many fords with a fuel filter and clean the MAF for a lean code(s) didn't here... Trouble codes: P0171.
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