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1990 Ford E-350 Econoline Custom 7.3L trans shifts VIN: 1FDKE30M2L
Hello Ford tranny guys, I have one that's causing me to pull my hair out. I have an E4OD trans in this ambulance converted to rollback/wrecker. It will start out with shifter in manual low and will only upshift with selector being put into second. It will not...
1991 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FTEX14N1M
new motor installed now has interminted miss seem to have changed everthing.have to set timing 20 degrees advanced to get anypower or to get rid of intake poping.changed dist . module. egr. tps. wires coil.new ground .test to ecm .no codes.
1994 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTJE34M2R
this diesel van won't start unless you give it a touch of starting fluid then it will stay running fine until you shut it off, it won't start up if you let it sit for more than a few minutes. then you have to hit it with starter fluid. this engine has a mechan...
1995 Ford F Super Duty XL 7.5L tcc VIN: 3FCMF53G8S
This motorhome (E4OD) shifts thru all gears normally, but the torque converter locks up shortly after 2nd gear engages and stays locked thru all other gears (3rd & OD). It never disengages no matter how much I step on the throttle. Needless to say it lacks pow...
1996 Ford F-250 Special 5.8L No Start VIN: IFTHF25H4T
i hope someone might have a place for me to go on this one. this truck came in on the hook with a no start checked for fire at the fuel pump and there was none found number 9 fuse in pdc blown it was a dead short.pulled the pcm relay and short was gone. we the...
1996 Ford E-350 Econoline XL 5.8L no responce from pcm VIN: 1FTJE34H7T
there is no comm from scanner to aldl fuse is good looking for next step
1996 Ford F-250 Special 5.8L Surge VIN: 1FALF24LHT
whats up guys,this ford has an int. idle surge up to 2000 to 2500 rpm usually when the customer has it but i have felt it.my next step is a computer but id like your thoughts,thanks in advance.
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.8L emission test VIN: 1FTNF21501
Hello everyone. I hope someone has run into this one before. The o2 monitor and o2 heater monitor are always not ready. I need 1 of these 2 monitors to be ready to issue a emission sticker. This truck will not allow these monitors to be ready. its been over 5 ...
2002 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L pump VIN: 2FMZA50482
we towed vehicle in. no movement. let vehicle set for a couple hours. started it up checked fluid was full but front seal on transmission appears to be leaking, was pretty wet in bell housing area. drove vehicle about two blocks and it started slipping turned ...
1999 Lincoln Town Car Cartier 4.6L Charge light VIN: 1LNHM83W8X
Hello all, I have this town car that has a charge light that comes on after a few minutes of driving(or sitting idling). The charging system is working just fine(see testing) and I have all the proper voltage at the plug in at the alternator. I replaced the pi...
1997 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Electronic suspension VIN: 2MELM75W2V
After replacing broken EVO actuator and bad compressor , system seems to function properly and will pass both manual and automatic self tests and will not set any codes. But the suspension warning message continues to illuminate. What am I missing?
1997 Mercury Villager GS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2DV1111V
Hello looking for some information on the egr system on this van What I did find is egr works egr bpt works but will not pass with flying colours with the test that is givin you can blow through it test states should not be able to but that is not where i am c... Trouble codes: P0400, P0325
1999 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L windows VIN: 4M2ZU55P5X
This truck will everyonce and awhile will blow the number 26 fuse in the dash fuse block. The customer will replace the fuse and it will last several days and then the windows will quit. Using the alldate diagram its shows that when all is working that there i...

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1992 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, NO CODES VIN: 2FACP74W9N
Thanks for the replies to my problem of no MAF reading. I guess I have never noticed that there is no MAf reading for this car on the scanner. Our problem of no check engine light when key first turned on and no codes was fixered when computer was replaced.
1997 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Mechanical VIN: 1FTDX1727V
hi techs : this vehicle on closer examination requires a lot of work,now that i have drained the oil the water is mixing with the oil alon g with the knocking ,the costomer has decided to get a different engine ,so i wantto thank all of my fellow techs for rep...
1998 Ford Contour 2.5L 1-2,2-3 shifts VIN: 11FAFP66L3
Thanks for the replies, I went after all the grounds. Replaced neg battery cable, chassis ground. Removed and soldiered all connections, removed all harness connectors and solenoid plug connectors. Cleaned, checked wiring to pcm, used dielectric on all connect...
2000 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTEF24F4Y
Sorry about taking so long. the custumer wanted to see if he coulde get the parts at a cheaper price. As it turned out the remaining seven injectors were all bad. Three were leaking at the top one was leaking internaly and all were knocking. After replaceing t...
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWF36F2Y
pulled fuel tank and found screens full of muck. pick-upscreen and the tWO filter screens on the sender. thanks for the info.i never lost fuel pressure but volume while driving. thanks again. Trouble codes: P0603, P1211 (icp above/below desired spec.), P0732.
2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FTRF17W82
Thanks for all the replies. Sorry for the lack of information, first time seeking help on web site. After checking various components such as fuel injectors, fuel filter, fuel pressure, spark plugs and MAF, I decided to go back to my original feeling. Took new... Trouble codes: P0307.
1998 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L analog guages VIN: 2MEFM74W8W
Thanks again for the help, guys. You were right on the money. It was the wire for the overdrive switch on the gear selector lever.Great resource.
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