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1992 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L oil filter VIN: 1FTEF14Y3N
oil filter blowing out seal 2-5 seconds after start up
1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.8L cruise VIN: 1FTEX14H6R
vechile came in no cruise control mitchells has a test procedure cruise inoperative followed info came up servo assembly do to the fact that all the inputs to the servo are good. speedo works and switches on steering wheel pass continuity checks. replaced serv...
1994 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FTCR15X1R
Hello everybody, I've got a tough one I've been fighting for the last few days. The vehicle will occasionally not start. When vehicle will not start it has no injection pulse, no spark, but has fuel pressure. I started my checking at the ignition module. All p...
1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.8L No Start VIN: 1FTEX14H8S
got a weird one for you ford guys. this truck intermittantly wont start, has no spark. By the time you get the old lab scope out to do some testing it will start. It will go anywhere from two days to two weeks in between failures. two days ago it wouldn't star... Trouble codes: 212 (no tach signal), 116 (engine coolant temp sensor), 636 (trans oil temp sensor), 114 (intake air temp sensor), 311 (thermal air system), 211 (pid signal)
1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTHX26F5V
CEL comes on after 3-10 sec. of heavy load. Always has same code. Injector pressure was max. 1200psi. After oil change I.P. 1500psi. Problem seems to be getting worse. No recent repair work has been done. Customer had changed oil 3months ago, with 10-30, now h... Trouble codes: P1211
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L abs module VIN: 1FTDX0863V
Need help locating a reman. or used ABS module! or someone who can rebuild mine. This module is VERY specific as it has to have 4 wheel ABS, rear drums brakes, and early production, my manufacture date is 01/06. I have found there is only about the first six m...
1999 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FDAF57F6X
The truck came in with a complaint of no power. We were able to lessen that problem, but on thelast road test, one of my techs noticed a misfire taking off more than higher rpms. None of us are really familiar with deisels, hopeing some of you guys could lend ...
2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L code b1901 VIN: 2FMZA5140Y
please help ford techs, have code for air bag b1901 crash snr 1 feed return circuit short to ground, my alldata does not show flow chart for this code, any help, thanks bob
2002 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L charge light VIN: 1FMYUO11X2
vehicle came back. battery and alternator and all related connections check out excellent. light comes on intermittently for the customer and sometimes stays on 1 hour or so. sometimes just flickers. we could not duplicate complaint. checked with Ford Dealer, ...
1994 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FALP74WXR
this vehicles mil lamp ligts after 15 minutes running on highway..egr valve and vacum regulator has been replaced along with major tune up..mil lamp continues to light up after short drive..our pc is down and cannot access our repair programs..thanks for all y... Trouble codes: 332 (egr valve not opening)
1995 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2MELM75W1S
Hello all I have this car that has been to us twice now with the same codes. Car has no drivibility problems other than light is on. First time it took over two weeks of daily driving to come on again and second time was a little less. We have been unable to l... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174 (System Too Lean Bank 2)

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1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMDU34X3R
We received some insightful information - some of which we had already tried, some not. but no matter what we tested, or what parts we threw at this thing, Still crank, no start only when cold. I believe we came down with a case of tunnel vision and finally cu... Trouble codes: 543 (fp circuit open bat to eca), 211 (pip erratic), 542 (fuel pump ckt open eca to ground).
1994 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L No Start VIN: 1FTEF14Y0R
first i want to thank all of you that tried to help with this problem truck. yesterday with nothing else left to try we emptied the fuel tank with the pump and put in 6 gallons of premium fuel. this morning at 25*f truck started on its own with about a 4 secon...
1995 Ford Windstar 3.8L Gear 3 Incorrect Ratio
The Trans Is going bye bye. I told him either the trans comes out, or I won't do any work for him. I found out that he read some internet thing where someone on a road trip was told he needed a rebuild, and he put 50/50 antifreeze mix in (1 quart) ran the vehi...
2004 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRW12W24
First I want to thank everyone who replied. I learned a lot about this system. Andrew had said that the IAC might be the problem, and that is what I first thought too. This system does not use an IAC motor. Some of you said it might be a vacuum leak, but if th... Trouble codes: P0506 (Idle Air Control System RPM lower than expected).
1995 Mercury Sable LS 3.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1MELM5841S
well this car is diagnosed, with a lot of help from my friends. The fix was the crank gear and key are damaged, causing late valve timing, and was covered up I suspect from the first shop [I was number 3] he must have advanced 1 tooth on the distributor becaus...
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