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1953 Ford F-100 pickup 239CID Labor time
I removed and installed the engine in this truck per the customers request. We sent it to a machine shop for overhaul, also per customers request. Long story short, I did the R&R five times because the machine shop could not get it right. Is there someone out ...
1964 Ford thunderbird 390CID discharge air from ac/htr VIN: 4Y87Z18983
Just wondering if any one might have a vac hose diagram for this old '64 t-bird. We are trying to get heater and ac to blow out proper outlets and found the hoses on the control head had broken/fell off. Appears someone has been here before as some hoses look ...
1995 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L engine VIN: 2FMDA5146S
Hi Guys, In hine sight we probably should have avoioded this job but after agreeing to the help the customer we took the job on anyway. He brought in a 1995 Ford Windstar that the head gaskets went on 2 years ago, and has been sitting with the upper engine, he...
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTDX1864V
HELP!!!please I'm drowning here.. I have this ford pickup with code 1408 koer.I've tested the vacume sol. works good,egr valve,works good also dpfe sensor..within specs while apllying vacume at the sensor.But with engine running and I apply vacume to the egr ... Trouble codes: 1408 (egr system malfuntion)
1999 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU34EZX
have had this thing in 3xs,same complaint cel,poor fuel milage and idle surches cold(idles from 1500 down to 500 rpms when first started in the am (outside temp 30ish degrees).after 45 to 60 seconds idles @ 12OOISH.HAVE CHECKED FOR VACCUM LEAKS @EVERY VISIT NO... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
1999 Ford F-150 5.4L am/fm/cd player/power window/wipers VIN: 2FTRX18LOX
Vehicle came in with radio and sometimes wipers that would just quit. Test drove and could reproduce problem sometimes by hitting steering wheel. also had power windows quit one time, but still had radio. had wipers quit but still had power windows and radio ....
2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L pings VIN: 1FTRX17L1Y
hi group this thing will ping under a pretty heavy load, scanned pcm no codes, maf sensor reading approx 153 hz, coolant temp 210 degrees, fuel pressure 39 psi good volume, egr system functional, open valve almost kills engine and has 10 inches vacuum applied ...
2001 Ford Escort SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP13P21
Vehicle came in with MIL light on. Found a P0171. Checked fuel trim readings, long term ft showed 25%. Checked for vacuum leaks. Could not find any. Found a couple of TSB's for leak detection/ lean fuel trim diagnostic tips. They are 01-20-5, and 04-17-4. We d... Trouble codes: P0171 (fuel system lean bank 1)
1999 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L cowl area
Wet floor boards right side. Its not evap drain or heater core issue. Have cleaned evap drain also cowl drain area. Its only after a hard rain, large leak we know the next course of action, pull dash and heater assy. run the hose. Has anyone cured a dripping T...
2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Power Seat / Pedal VIN: 5LMFU28R53
Hello, Techs!! I have Navigator came for " Driver Power Seat and Pedal don't work". It has an Electric driver memory seat and mempry Pedal. I have checked Motors, Fuses and they are fine. Snap on scanner is not helpful at all,,, even I spent $1600 for new prog...
1990 Mercury Topaz GS 2.3L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2MEPM36X8L
No start, no injector pulse & constant running fuel pump ? plenty of spark. codes are too numious to list mostly undefined codes also if the key is placed in the ON position sometimes the relays above glove box start to click on off rapidily ? This is has me p...
1993 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Misfire VIN: 2MELM75W8P
Again I must call upon you iATN members. This vehicle has what appears to be a misfire at about 38 to 50 mph after going into overdrive & TCC lock-up. It occurs only during very light acceleration. No misfire during more aggressive acceleration. It’s a “fish b...

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1988 Ford Ranger S 2.9L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTBR10T8J
Thank you all for your help! This is a very professional site and treasure it more than any other info I can get. While I was inmstalling the fourth in tank aftermarket pump(the customer replaced the first three), I noticed that the pump connector was wired ba...
1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FMPU18L9X
thanks to all about mode 6 didn't know about mode 6 cylinder 2 and 7 had bad coils and 3 5 6 had bad boots
2000 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU73E1Y
Thanks for the replys. In the process of digging for information I got a lead about a recall #00M-12, that referenced leaking lower intake manifold gasket and timing chain tensioner update inconjunction with manifold gasket repair. I should add that after a ve... Trouble codes: P0301, P1132.
2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMYU03141
Well it's fixed and the problem was a bad coil over plug. Timothy and Matt were right but it took several road tests and the good old MT 5100 and the MT 3100 to find it. We have three different scan tools that work on Fords but in my opinion the Master Tech bl... Trouble codes: P0351 (ign primary/secondary circuitt malfuction).
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L turbo VIN: 1FTWW33F42
i replaced the stock air box with a cold air intake system upon customers request. He called today and was satisfied the problem was fixed. I left ou that he had a program in the truck and after market full exhuast. thanks for all the replies. yours truly ...
1998 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L pats system VIN: 2MEFM75W7W
i guess the car is fixed, i returned the car to the customer holding on to the key that she uses all the time. shes been using the spare key for two weeks and reports no problems. after clearing the codes they never reset, but the car hasn't acted up yet. i kn...
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