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1993 Ford Escort LX 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FAPP14J0P
I have a 93 Escort that is killing me, it will run good for about 30-45 sec. and then start to surge and idle too low and die out. sometimes it will recover but if you give it a few sec. it will start surging and drop again, the only time this happens is at id...
1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Rear door windows VIN: 1FMDU34X7S
This explorer was brought in for a driver's side rear door window that would not move. In checking out the windows I found that the passenger side rear window would go down but not back up. At the moment we now have both rear windows down and neither will move...
1996 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Clutch VIN: 1FTJW35F0T
replaced all clutch componets truck came in would not go into 2nd gear discovered slave was problem replaced it along with all clutch related parts still have soft clutch pedal no air in hydrolic system have to cut truck off to get in gear any help would be he...
1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Transmission VIN: 1FALPS2U3T
1996 Taurus comes in shop with the complaint of hard 1-2 shift. I personally drove vehicle for 200 miles noticing the transmission shifts harsh in all gears not just 1-2. I drove vehicle home and parked overnight. The vehicle will shift perfect on a cold start...
1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA514OT
i have a problem with this van it has a code po303 cylinder 3 missfire the miss is not as bad cold but is bad warm.i have gone through the archives and have cleaned the egr ports that were plugged.at that time i also ohmed the injectors and also did a pressure... Trouble codes: P0303
1998 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 4.6L monitors VIN: 1FAFP47V5W
Help!! This is my sunny sunday car. About a month ago it set a check engine light under heavy acceleration - it was an a/c relay fault code (I think it was code P1479). I cleared the code, didn't give it a second thought. A few weeks later I failed a emissions... Trouble codes: P1000
2000 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L vct VIN: 3FAKP1128Y
Well guy's we have a VCT making noise on this car, almost sounds like a belt squeal. apparently this was the reason the customer wanted the timing belt replaced. I have looked at the archive data base and found several entries concerning VCT's. I just don't kn...
2001 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L trans VIN: 1FAHP56S41
hello i have this taurus and need to replace the transmission. my question is can anyone tell me if i can pull the trans out of the car only or do you have to lower the engine and trans on the cradle and pull the trans from there and if the trans can be remove...
2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FMYU04192
Hello Everybody Thank you in advance. I have this Escape that when it came in it had a light thumping noise on acceleration, forward or reverse that sounded like it came from right rear. The Customer also said that there is a road noise like a bearing. I p...
1999 Lincoln Continental 4.6L heater VIN: 1LNHM97V9X
bought used. all functions on EATC module work fine but little to no temp movement when commanded hot to cold. only have snap on solus that wont get codes from this particular system. other day i checked and cleared codes on EATC by doing off flooor then auto ...
1994 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Electronic VIN: 1MELM50U3R
After driving this car about 5 miles it will jerk and feel like it down shifts, the check engine light will flash on and sometimes go into neutral. The tach will go up when this happens and the engine seems to run OK there are never any codes. Replaced MLPS an...
1999 Mercury Cougar 2.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1ZWFT6039X
i have personaly driven this car for 75 miles acted up one time what it does is it starts bucking then falls dead. let sit just long enough to start checking for fuel pressure and injecter pulse and the darn thing will start. now the problem is when the event ...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1989 Ford Escort LX 1.9L Cuts out, Backfires-Tach jumps VIN: 1FAPP9190K
Customer chose to replace ECM after we could not duplicate problem after 100 miles of test driving & soaking with water.I tried soaking the cowl & windshield areas & engine compartment & coil to no avail.I cleaned & tested all ecm/efi system grounds( & a few o... Trouble codes: N0NE.
1996 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FTCR10A9T
Come to find out that the tone ring on the crankshaft was moved when the customer tried to pry the crank pully off. Replaced it with a new one and it fired right up! Thanks to all that helped Dave
1998 Ford Taurus SE Comfort 3.0L bled door VIN: 1FAFP53S1W
This car is fixed. I just posted the help request to record it for other users. see origninal help request. its about 98 taurus climate control, how to check blend door motor, etc.
1999 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Lighting VIN: 1FMYU24E3X
thanks for all of the responses. i feel a little foolish. this vehicle did not have daytime running lamps but did have auto lamps which my diagram did not show. it turns out the sensor in the mirror was defective. it has a variable delay switch that has always...
1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAKP1137X
Thanks too all who replied.Mark from Ohio was closest.The big DUMMY working on this thing screwed Up(namely ME).I didn't read the Instuctions.(Iknow i'm the only one who dnne that)When I put the TDC pin in I didn't turn the crank till it stoped. I figuared it ... Trouble codes: P0340 (cam position circuit fault).
1992 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L rear air suspension VIN: 1LNLM81W3N
sorry about delay,the car is mine and we only work on it when we get slow,i keep a car around for that and i sell them after all repairs are done,but since i posted this i had another lincoln in here with similar problem.i called standard plus tech line and wa...
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