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1986 Ford E-350 Econoline XL 5.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FDKE30H7G
A buddy of mine's camper that he purchased from an RV dealer. Unit has a bad hesitation to the point of almost cutting out on light tip-in acceleration only when the engine is cold. Tune up with new plugs and wires, timing is to spec's with completely rebuilt ...

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1978 Ford F-150 5.0L alternator VIN: F15HK8E685
Well, testing procedures led me astray, but we finally fixed her. First off, each time I checked the green/red wire (ignition curcuit thru resistor) I had been unplugging the reg as it sits in a downward position & is hard to backprobe. Testing the system with...
1993 Ford Tempo GL 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAPP36U9P
I would like to thank everyone that respnded! a lot said ccrm feeds fuel pump & they were right. this car had shorted fuel pump & melted harness so I figured R&R relay too. the ford dealer lists a normal relay. well it doesn't have one. it get's all pwr from c...
1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L tcc VIN: 2FMDA5148T
Thanks for the replys. First thing the next morning, it acted up even when cold and with the transmission electrical connector unplugged. I believe the replys about the transmission having internal problems is correct. thanks for all the help.
2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Engine oil VIN: 1FMZU73K83
Thanks to all who responded to my question. Special thanks to Rick, Alan, Pete & Denny. Lots of good information shared. We changed the vehicle back to 5W20. Thanks to all, for all the information. John
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