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1983 Ford Bronco Custom 5.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FMEU15G7D
the timing chain had to be replaced on this plow truck and couldn't find any info on setting the base timing with california equip. now it has a hesitation and poor power does anyone have the procedure for setting the distributor?
1988 Ford LTD Crown Victoria LX 5.0L No Start VIN: 2FABP74F1J
I have a crown vic with an intermit no start. I have been able to verify good ignition fire, fuel pressure, and supply voltage at the injectors during this no start. During this no-start the ECM is not grounding the injectors. This has all been verified when i...
1991 Ford Mustang LX 2.3L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, VIN: 1FACP341M8
Please guys I need some help,this car came in for a no start,cranks good and fuel pressure is good and it sounds like it's trying to start int firing.we've tested the ignition system every possible way ( an 8 spark plug system). We have no spark on the #2#3 cy...
1996 Ford Probe GT 2.5L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1ZVLT22B7T
Help Ford/Mazda gurus. This car came to me for no accelleration under load. Confirmed problem with road test. Ran good till about a mile into the drive. Then has no power and will cut right out over @1/3rd throttle. No codes, no check engine light. Pulled plug...
1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU32X7V
hello i have replaced the computer on this truck twice.this is the third time it has came back with this problem.i have checked the wiring.and replaced the coil .it takes it about 2 weeks before the problem starts occuring again. the problem starts out as an i... Trouble codes: P0320
1998 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L ride control VIN: 1FMPU18L5X
Came in with a noisy ride control pump. Orded and installed pump, system runs and works great. Four weeks later,customer returned with no ride control, rear end down. Check on/off switch good batt V , checked power to pump only 10.2V,checked all fuses and rela...
2004 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Lighting VIN: 2FAFP71WX4
i have an 04 crown vic police car. it blows the fuse for the lighting control module, when fuse blows the only thing that does not work that i can see so far is, dome lamp,extra map light (taxi interior light),glove box light,trunk and hood lights. evrything e...
1999 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L Cuts out VIN: 4M2ZU52P9X
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this Mountaineer. When you drive along for a bit and get it good and warmed up it will begin to cut out like you are shutting the ignition switch on and off and then eventually will stall out and not want to start unt...

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1986 Ford Mustang LX 3.8L Stall VIN: 1FABP2731G
thanks everyone it was a bad ox sensor that was plugging the cats thanks again
1988 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FABP45E6J
thank you one and all for all the help ,i was confident the suggestion referring to the timing chain was going to be the fix, however after trying all your suggestions and going over and over everything we had tried we were forced to wave the white flag of def... Trouble codes: 42 (ego not switching), 92 (o2 sensor rich).
1993 Ford Escort LX 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FAPP14J0P
I tried every possible alternative, to fixing this vehicle I tried O2 sensor, replaced plugs, checked compression checked cyl #4 for pitting, checked all possible vaccum leaks and found none, replaced the IAC and MAF sensor, swept TPS, everything looks good, I...
1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMFU18L6W
Thank you to all that replied. Most of the comments that wer made was for a vacuum leak. The leak was found at the pcv hose fitting at the end of the pcv hose.Almost everyone that replied had reported that was to be checked. This seems to be a common problem w... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L driveline VIN: 1FTZX18W8W
Here is a brief rundown of the replies to my post on the f150: Front wheel alignment off, causing too much scrub in the front end. This is one I never thought of, so we checked the line-up specs, and it was quite a bit off. We set it to spec., and it didn't so...
2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L fans VIN: 2FMDA5147Y
Yes, most of the people were right. i appreciate all the info they sent to me. ACP sensor was the problem. it was sending an incorrect signal, so pcm interpreted this as an order to turn the fans on. Sensor replaced and problem is over. Thank you again.
2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L Misfire VIN: 1LNHM87A8Y
Thanks for everyone's help. The customer stopped by the following day and stated that the problem vanished. I'm sorry I can't give any more help than that. Thanks again!!
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