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1983 Ford Ranger 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FMDU14S0E
Truck occasionally runs rough and stalls. Other codes have been resolved but I am left with a persistent EEC-IV 23 indicating a TPS out of range. While there may still exist other problems with the truck, I need to eliminate this first in order to rule out man... Trouble codes: 23 (TPS out of range)
1990 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Hesitation VIN: 1FACP45E7L
this car came in 2 months ago. hesitated upon accel(falls on it face) , act like bad MAF or lack of fuel.problem is there most of the time. the problem is most evdent from a does back fire in intake at times. if you get to 55mph or so it runs better. ...
1992 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTDF15N7N
iv'e got this f 150 that run's rich all the time tested and replaced 02 sensor, tested for stuck open injector,and pressure regulator,if i have koeo and have a wire coming from the o2 sensor , have one hand on the o2 sensor wire and the other hand on the batt ... Trouble codes: 41 (o2 sensor rich)
1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEF15N5R
Vehical runs great cold, Gets good and hot it intermitantly starts to idle rough butjust slightly. Once in awhile you take off nomal from a stop and it falls flat on its face. If I keep my foot on the gas I can get it to back fire out the intake. Most of the t... Trouble codes: 172 (lack of o2 switch lean bank 1), 173 (lack of o2 switch lean bank 2)
1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L brake light cicuit VIN: 1FTHX26F8V
scanner shows brake light circuit is on thus preventing torque converter lock up and cruise control from working.the trans has been rebuilt by a shop and afterwards started doing this. no codes are available. any suggestions are appreciated. thank you in advan...
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...
2000 Ford Excursion XLT 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FMNU40L5Y
thanks in advance for any help cold start has metel grinding noise slaping noise coming right frt valve cover area goes away in about 15 seconds runs good even making noise ( ran without drive belt same noise) internal noise pulled valve cover everthing looks ...
1994 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6L up shifting VIN: 1MELM62WRH
Sorry about this one guy. Its a head scratcher. no first gear, no lock-up, set code P0750 as soon as dropped into drive. starts in second gear late shifts into third. clear codes, fails right away. cannot manually shift into first gear. tested thoroughly - at ...

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1953 Ford Customline 5.0L Dead Battery VIN: A3NG168897
I'd like to thank all of you for your replies on this one. Since this was one of these vehicles for filler work, we just finished fixing the HORN wiring thru the column. All of you were on the money and a few of you offered wiring diagrams to me-Thank you. I g...
1999 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out
The Explorer is not fixed yet.I believe the timing has jumped.But there isn't any chain noise.I don't have the tools to check timing.The local Ford garage wants 5 hours labor to check timing.We may just put a used motor in it.Thanks for all the help.Will updat...
2002 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L pump VIN: 2FMZA50482
i removed trans from vehicle and installed a used trans with 29000 miles on it. on the old trans when i pulled the convertor pieces of metel fell out. the first big splined part of the convertor which looked like the part with the one way clutch would go side ...
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