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1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.0L Headlight switch VIN: 1FTEX14H4S
Weird stuff! This truck starts good, runs good. Batt is new (I did) starter looks and sounds good. Charge syst tests good. The headlight switch tests good off truck and looks good (no burns)I don't see any body grounds loose or off. When you turn on the headli...
1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L cylinder head / driver's side VIN: 1FMPU18L8X
Thanks in advance guys. Customer came in with coolant leak coming from driver's side head just below thermostat - appeared to be intake gasket. Also running rough but due to severity of leak was afraid to test drive and cause further damage. On teardown found ...
2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP5520Y
this vehicle was towed in, no start, no fuel delivery, installed factory fuel pump, vehicle started and ran, no check lamp, vehicle came back 3 days later with 2 codes po191, and p1237, lossing power at times on test drive. we didnt think new fuel pump was cul... Trouble codes: P0191, P1237
2001 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2FAFP74W21
no start ,no pulse on injertors,engine run if spray with starting fluid

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1993 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L No Start VIN: FFF1F1F111
Well its still running, so I'll call this one fixed. According to you that know these units, there is a pump in each tank, and some mentioned that there may also be a frame mounted aux. pump. Most of the replies dealt with problems at the fuel pump and EEC rel...
1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FMDU34X5R
thanks to all that replied. your advice was to check the intake gasket. this was the problem. replaced and all is good. thanks for the input. Trouble codes: 411 (sec. air injection incorrect upstream flow dectected), 412 (fuel inj control modual performance), 611.
1996 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Surge VIN: 1FTC14A9SP
this truck is fixed.. thank god.. had a shorted wire on post o2 sensor.. someone did work on it before my shop... wires were not tied away from exhaust.. thank everyone that gave me input on this truck..
1996 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L injection system VIN: 1FDWFE3456
I checked all the things that everyone sent in. I finally went with my gut and bought a IDM . It was the culprit, replaced the injector driver module and it corrected the problem. The ambulance has been back in service for a few days and has ran great. Thanks ...
2001 Ford Mustang 3.8L MIL Lamp on, cooling fan stays on VIN: 1FAFP44461
It was the wiring harness to the Intake Manifold Runner Control actuator that caused the problem. After lots of wire jiggling and opening wiring harnesses we finally found it. Replaced the pigtail with one from Ford. Trouble codes: P0135 (HO2 heater circuit), P0141 (HO2 heater circuit), P0155 (HO2 heater circuit), P0161 (HO2 heater circuit), P0401 (EGR flow).
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