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1985 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTCR10A4F
We posted this vehicle back in June and received a number of replies but with no fix. Since then we have a new driveability tech and have more information. This truck came in for a failure of the emission test. It was over 10% CO at cruise. It is also off the ... Trouble codes: 84 (EGR Vent Circuit - Bad Vent Valve), 42 (System Always Rich), 13 (Idle RPM out of spec), 34 (No EGR Flow)
1992 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, NO CODES VIN: 2FACP74W9N
This car came to us with the check engine light not coming on when key was first turned on or any other time & poor gas mileage. We checked for codes with our Snap-On Sanner & none where found. Then looked at the data on our scanner & found the MAF sensor was ...
1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTEX15N3R
I need to see if there is anything that I can do to help this customer. I hooked up the scanner and ran the KOEO and KOER test, all test pasted. Fuel pressure is ok. Hooked up the engine analyzer, ignition KV's are between 12k and 15k at idle. Burn time is abo...
1995 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FALP6539S
Sometimes when you start the car up it runs great idle smooth no misfires. Then push the accelerator and let off all of the sudden we get a misfire on cylinder #3 and then it wont stay runnin seems like the iac motor is not keeping up. So far we have replaced ...
1995 Ford Taurus GL 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, high idle VIN: 2FALP52U4S
Hi fellow techs. I have this 95 ford taurus that has a high idle problem. we have tried a new iac valve, also cleaned the throttle and air intake assy. checked for vac. leaks with propane, also none found. when cold, the idle seems to be correct, but as the en...
1995 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDJS34F9S
hello,we are having a problem with a 95 powerstroke eating idm's. we installED the last one 2 months ago [5000 mile] at the same time we replaced all injector harnesses and valve cover gaskets.6/8 harness was burnt. vehicle is back with no-start.codes p1292/12... Trouble codes: P1292 (b2 short to ground/batt), P1293 (high side open bank 1)
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FTDX1864V
This vehicle was towed in with a no start Condition.Owner said he had driven it to local store & when he got ready to leave it would not start.Engine turns over fine,has injector pulse,but no spark.Checked for codes but has none.Fuel pressure is fine 40 PSI.Ch...
1999 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L Air Bag VIN: 1FTNE24L4X
Hey fellow techs this E250 came in with a air bag light on. I have no communication with the air bag with the star tester,so that means no codes. It does have a new crash sensor because that is where the trouble tree took me.I have checked all powers and groun...
1999 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L oil pressure VIN: 1FMYU22E7X
Vehicle towed to shop ck guages light on and oil pressure no registering. ck oil pressure mechanical guage o psi. 2 days ago cust had engine flushed at valvoline. oil clean removed lower oil pan. engine very clean customer stated changes oil every 3k but wife ...
2000 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L radiator fans VIN: 3FAFP3136Y
the car came for that fans working all the time so we changed head temp sensor which in this car also for coolant temp sensor but it is still same we checked relays nothing please help us thank you
2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP36P2Y
Hello all, I have a Focus here I need some advice on. The complaint is that when getting off the highway and coming around a curved off ramp, the vehicle cuts out. It will immediately start back up and run fine. This only seems to happen when the vehicle has 1...
2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L power seats VIN: 1FMZU74E12
came in for power seats not moving, found adjustable pedals also inop.the light on the set switch does not light up when set is pushed. checked all fuses,power and grounds to power memory module and power seat. i have no info on this system. thanks for any hel...
2000 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Memory Seats , Memory Brake Pedal VIN: 5LMFU28A7Y
New heater core,no power seats or function of the memory brake pedal. When truck was first driven after the repair the main wire from the alternator back to the firewall was left off by mistake. We reattached and charging is fine. We checked the 30A fuse to th...
1967 Mercury 4whdr 460CID interior VIN: F35YCA1739
I am looking for the interior wiring diagram for this pickup that I am restoring. I have looked all over, and cannot find a good diagram anywhere. I am hoping someone has this info somewhere that I can link to or have emailed to me. Thank You.

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1985 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FABP28M5F
hi group sorry for the delay i had a couple of days off, so here we go, well as i stated prior thought i had missed a ground sure did, ended up opening up harness and found someone had taped ground up into harness go figure, repaired ground replaced the ect se...
1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTHX26FXS
Goodmorning to all, Thanks to all who wrote in on this f250 super duty. I recieved all the related tips and help proceedures I needed on this truck.Thanks to Brian and Rusty who talked me through the diag proceedures for testing the IPR and the IPC on this tru... Trouble codes: 1211 (icp pressure above or below desired), 476 (exhaust pressure ctrl valve).
1995 Ford Probe 2.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZVLT20AXS
sorry for the long wait but let the customer take the car and tell us if it was fixed he was not returning phone calls untill I blocked my number then I got to talk to him and yes it is fixed both problems with the selector switch on the transmission thank you... Trouble codes: 668 (transmission range sensor ckt high).
2000 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L No forward or reverse VIN: 2FMDA5243Y
Last night I removed the transmission side cover and main control body and there it was, a broken pump shaft like most of you said. I disassembled the pump to inspect because most of you said this is a problem too. It wasn't real bad, but there was wear. There...
2001 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FAHP56S41
thanks for the onfo guys swicthed covers no problem
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L rear main seal VIN: 1FTSW31F32
turns out the metal sleeve shipped with the seal was important (did i say i read directions?...guess i didnt do that well...) so i put it on stopping the leak i created. still kinda think it was leaking considering where the oil was on the seal and no signs of...
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