Join Now
International Automotive Technicians Network
Prev Professional Automotive Repair Technical Discussions for August 9, 2005
International Automotive Technicians' Network (iATN) - Members Only
Next
(Also Available: All, Asian, Chrysler, European, Ford, GM.)
Vehicle Owners: If you are seeking an automotive repair professional to service your vehicle, visit the iATN Repair Shop Finder.

Open Help Requests for Ford
Help Request Answers
1990 Ford F-350 Custom 7.3L trans VIN: 2FTJW35M5L
Transmission will go into neutral or downshift while going down the road. The tachometer will start fluctuating when this symtom ocurrs.problem seems to be intermittent.We checked the signal from the sensor to the PCM and the signal was good when problem occur...
View
1994 Ford Probe 2.5L No Start
hi guys we have this probe in the shop with a no start. it has no spark. we follow the no spark chart in all data, with no results. so far we have replaced the crank sensor,distributor,ecm and sill have no spark. does anyone have any ideas? thanks tim
View
1995 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L 2-3 shift solenoids and vss VIN: 2FMDA5147S
This fine automobile will down shift into 1st at 45mph, then neutralize until you teke your foot off the gas. When connected to a trans X machine no failures were found. When under OB vehicle control the solenoids switch back and fourth and the VSS drops to 0m...
View
1996 Ford Contour GL 2.0L A. C. vents VIN: 3FALP6536T
a.c. works fine but the problem that im having is the air coming out of the vents is warmer on one side. Ive got about a twenty degree diffrence from passanger side to drivers side, pass. side colder. System is not a dual climate control all blend doors are op...
View
1997 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L master cylinder VIN: 2FMDA5141V
Hello everyone, I have this Windstar causing me greif. It came in for a brake pedal slowly going to the floor when sitting at a light. We replaced pads, rotors, wheel cyls, drums, because they needed replacement. The master cylinder was the main problem we fig...
View
1998 Ford Contour GL 2.5L 1-2 / 3-4 shift VIN: 1FAFP65L1W
THIS CAR HAD THIS PROBLEM BEFORE THE TRANS WAS REBUILT AND STILL IT HAS IT. FIRST OF ALL IT SHIFTS TO EARLY. IT WILL GO THRU 1ST GOOD BUT THEN AFTER GOING INTO SECOND IT WILL NOT REV OUT. IT WILL GO RIGHT INTO THIRD AND FOURTH. ALSO AT SPEEDS ABOVE 40 OR SO, I...
View
1998 Ford Contour LX 2.5L cooling light is on all the time VIN: 1FAFP66L0W
thanks everybody for helpping me i just want to know why is the cooling light on, it does not go off anytime . thanks again,
View
1998 Ford E-350 Econoline 6.8L engine
how much time and how to R&R engine?
View
2000 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L overheat VIN: 1FTZR15XYP
Over heated after about a two hours into four hour trip.Temp gauge fluctuated up and down alot he said.Cust stopped and added gal of water. Drove half hour truck was again hot.By this time he was close to our place and tried to get home. Three miles down road ...
View
2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L power assist VIN: 1FAFP53U62
this car came in with no power steering.i filled with fluid but when the car is running the fliud is very low with no power assist.if you add fluid while its running everything is fine,works great turn the car off it dumps the extra fliud out and of course doe...
View
2002 Lincoln Blackwood 5.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 5LTEW05A92
Hello to Lincoln techs. This Blackwood has me pulling my hair out. It has a slight miss at idle. I changed the coil and plugs as well as the injector for the missing cylinder. Compression and vacuum are good. All grounds to the PCM are good. I don't know where... Trouble codes: P0307 (Misfire 7 cylinder)
View
1992 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L Starting VIN: 2MECM74W9N
i am having problems with this car i cant seem to figure it out. ive put in a crank and cam sensor as well as a ignition module. the car seems to stall when hot and wont restart for about another half hour or so. the fuel pressure is ok and there are no other ...
View
1998 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L compressor VIN: 1MEFM6532W
The vehicle came from another shop. The A/C compressor would disengage after the vehcile is warmed up. The problem would occur after acceleration to highway speed. On lift throttle to cruise the air at the vents would begin to warm up. We found the wide open t...
View
1998 International 4000 4800 7.6L Engine VIN: 1HTSCAAM5W
Now the vehicle is back and running 230 degrees on highway again. This is an armored car vehicle. We send in oil samples on every oil change and the last two samples have come back showing that there is anti-freeze in the oil and also high amounts of copper, l...
View

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
Fix/Summary Answers
1991 Ford Escort GT 1.8L Lacks power VIN: 1FAPP1284M
Customer returned with the car yesterday to perform the checks suggested by responding techs. The crankshaft key and harmonic balancer are in good shape. The ECT value is normal for the operating temperature of the engine and the fuel pressure and volume is ve...
7
1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.8L Unknown VIN: 1FTEX14H7S
The customer is bringing the truck in next week but I have to close this. With almost all replies, it seems the transmission filter can fall into the pan just enough to suck in a little air and cause this reverse stumble. Ford makes an updated filter with litt...
17
1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FALP653XW
Thanx to all replied. The fix was a bad connection at the trans range selector/senesor. thanx again for putting me on the right track. Trouble codes: P0503, P0733.
7
2000 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Compressor VIN: 1FMRU17L9Y
This truck has left our area and is not likely to return soon. If it does, our recommendation will be PCM replacement. The single most useful tip came from Mike from Iowa, who asked about the clutch engagement during the KOEO test. It engaged every time, ind...
9
2001 Ford Mustang 3.8L injecterz n fuel pump VIN: 1FAFP40431
well it took awhile to cut thru th foreign language. im juz n ol kuntree boy. i work n an area made of all kindz of folkz from all round th world. i took th advice from th most that replyd. i sent it to th dealr. th nfo i had left me hangn an th scanr was no...
5
1995 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1LNLM82W4S
I checked all that was suggested but didn't help. I ran some injector cleaner and top engine cleaner throuh it and let the car sit overnight. When I drove it the next morning it ran better but the customer needed it. I haven't heard from him so I think it's fi...
19
Prev (Also Available: All, Asian, Chrysler, European, Ford, GM.) Next