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1992 Ford Taurus GL 3.8L engine VIN: 1FAQCP5545
Ever since replacing head gaskets,the engine has a miss. After ruling out the ignition system, the # 3 cylinder spark plug is wet.Did compression test on cylinder #3,showing ZERO compression. Would over tightneing the rocker arms cause no compression ?
1993 Ford Tempo GL 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAPP36U9P
I have no B+ to fuel pump ground O.K. fuses O.K. fuse links O.K. can,t find fuel pump relay. ford sold me a black 4 pin relay DY884 & it doesnt match anything on here. My buddies All Data say its incorporated in module next to master cyl. I tryed used one stil...
1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L rack and pinon VIN: 1FMDU34X7T
would like to know the proper way to get the air out of these lines as someone is going to brake a hand bone.
1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L Long crank / hard st VIN: 3FAKP1132X
This vehicle will intermittantly crank hard(buck), crank excessivly or start right up. I have check all the archives for issues on these concerns. Cam / crank timing is dead on . Oil and filter are correct. There are no driveability concerns while driving and ...
2000 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 7.3L loss of power VIN: 1FTSS34FXY
need some help with this desiel. when it acts up it will blow heavy smoke, and have no power. also you can here the injectors firing at a louder volume. when this happens if you return to idle she miss fires for about ten seconds and the smooths out. very inte...
2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTZR15V7Y
this ranger came in with a miss we did a tune up since plugs, wires were original. miss still present ran on computer datastream and showed injector six fault but no codes present. ohmed injector at computer and it was open ohm injector # 5 and it was 15 ohms....
2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.6L 4x4 VIN: 1FMDU74W72
Come in with no 4x4 operation. Hooked up both Gensyis and Solis scanners -- no comunication with 4x4 module (early build 9/01) all other modules comunicate normally. Check powers at 4x4 module -- all are good but the circuit from fuse 15 in the Central Junctio...

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1994 Ford F-250 XL 5.8L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FTHF25H5R
Well it's fixed but I can't give any direction on what exactly the problem was(testing). I had worked on it for so long that today (Friday) I was trying to make money on other vehicles. Manager asked what we were going to do with this truck and I told him to o...
1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L timming belt VIN: 3FAKP113XX
we put the car together with all the ford new part and and gave him a fist full of money back and told him to go back to the dealer and please tell us what was the problem he called us back and said that the tensionor was bad i find that very hard to believe t...
2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L 1--2 shift VIN: 1FTRX17L8Y
thru information that other members sent me(forgot to mention that I work at a euro shop with no domestic info).went thru diagnostics,mlp switch would act up after driving for about 15-20 minutes.replaced and adjusted,road test,all good. Thanks for all the hel...
2001 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L Engine VIN: 1FAFP38381
First of all I'd like to thank all the people who took the time from their busy days to help me out. I cant really post a fix for this vehicle. The owner of the car (who I talked to yesterday) said that the car had been at a Ford dealer, with no results. App...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L no move cold rev fwd VIN: 1FMZU63EX2
fix 01 5r55w no move cold 1 wrong conc was sold a late 5r55e tc no good drain back prob in valve body atcooler by pass valve thermovalve assy seems to be ok
1979 Lincoln Mark V 6.6L STV valve VIN: 9Y89S65428
Consensus was low refrigerant charge- I guess I don't remember much about these systems because the low side fitting is on the STV and read 30 psi with the low charge. matter of fact the low side reading was the same before and after recharge. High side was a ...
1997 Lincoln Continental Spinmaker Edition 4.6L rear air ride VIN: 1LNLM97V3V
replaced control module ,did same thing checked wiring at fender wells and at radiator. customer decided not to pursue problem thanks for all the help & time to read this. will let you know if i find any thing else thanks for the help bill
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