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1987 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, intermidate High RPM VIN: 1FPCF15N4H
Customer brought this F-150 in...with compalints of no power at hi speed..a intermidate jerk..a intermidate high RPM (1500) and a slight miss at idle. $ seems to be a issue here...so before I start pulling plugs for a compression check...and removing plenum to...
1997 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L Top gear VIN: 2FALP74W2V
I must have missed something in putting this trans back in? It acts just like the old GM's with the vacuum hose off the modulator.
1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTHX25F7V
Dear techs: This PowerJoke is stalling when the engine is fully warm. The hotter the weather the worse it gets. Its been acting up for over a month. It will usually restart right away, but sometimes it has to cool first (according to owner). I scanned it just ... Trouble codes: P0603 (KAM error has performance chip), P1218 (Cylinder Identifaction signal stays high)
1998 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L Stall, no restart-intermitt VIN: 1FDWE30F6W
Customer states that ambulance intermittingly stalls(originally said it stalled going over railroad tracks every time), sometimes restarts right away, sometimes hard restarts or no restarts until sets several minutes. I have never duplicated these conditions. ... Trouble codes: P1211, P1396 (Glow plug monitor-bank 2-should not cause stall), P1728 (Transmission slip fault-should not cause stall)
2000 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Stall VIN: 2FMDA5241Y
Started out with the code P1121 and I wnet ahead and did the TPS and code did not return. Drove several times, and all seemed fine, returned to customer. Customer returned two days later with intermittent stumble and stalling out at stoplights. In shop, it wil... Trouble codes: P1121

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1991 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L No Start, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FACP5OU9M
well this ford ate my lunch after replacing just the pump 3 times from pam i looked for TSBs found 2 for related problems on said to tell customer to keep tank above 1/2 tank and other was updated pump assembly sender and all after looking at the new pump foun...
1994 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L Stall VIN: 1FALP62W1R
this car went to get tradede off. It was becoming obvious that the repairs would exceed the value of the car so the customer opted out. Thanks to all. Trouble codes: P0102, P1407, P1000.
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Heater Core VIN: 1FTDX1860V
Thank you everyone for all the responses!!! I recieved many, and got great advice. I will check for voltage in the coolant so I will not have any problems. I also was told about TSB for the orafice tube and the flap door in the control box. I will check all th...
1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5141W
i received 17 replies and all of them were helpful.- first of all, i had to adjust cam synchronizer (thanks shawn [...] for procedure) because it was moved a litte bit and then to replace dpf sensor. these two things made the van worked fine. customer is happy... Trouble codes: P0340 (cmp sensor malfunction).
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Unknown VIN: 1FTNW21F9X
Well I don't fully understand it but it's fixed. I tried swaping front pads left to right, then I tried two new calipers When I pulled it back in to remove the new calipers and reinstall the old ones I also removed the brand new rotors that I had just put on a...
2001 Ford Windstar 3.8L compressor VIN: 2FTZA54471
Thanks for all the respondes, the heat and humity has melted our brains here!! it was a bad cooling fan. we had never seen the ac pressure build up that fast. thanks again for all the help.
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FTSX31P34
thanks alot nick and charles for your help. i was able to get information from our local dealer that showed this truck was behind on three flashes and one recall. after printing this info out and giving to customer. he brought the info and his truck back to hi...
2001 Mercury Cougar 2.5L Sunfoof VIN: 1ZWFT61L91
Thanks to Nick, Tom and Bryce, cranked the motor to close the sunroof thru the headliner and customer was happy.
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