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1993 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L 4x4 low side VIN: 1FTCR15X5P
This ranger will not go into low side of transfer case. It will shift into high side. when you push the low side button nothing happens.it does not flash the light and you cannot hear the relay click.i tryed plugging in a new shift motor whith the same result....
1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU32X3R
Fellow techs This vehicle has a recurring code P0332. The problem is I can never get the signal return voltage to go over .8 volts. The egr valve is opening and all passages are clear. I have removed the reference tubes and they are clear as well. This vehicle... Trouble codes: P0332 (EGR flow insufficient)
1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L abs VIN: 2FMDA5148T
hello i have a 96 windstar gl that is throwing 2 codes consistently c1165 rr whl sensor input ckt failure,c1175 lr same thing ,we have gone threw the test every time it brings me to check for a related concern,check for properly installed aftermarket electrica...
1997 Ford F-150 4.2L Misfire
Hello. My customer originally came to me a year ago for a check engine light problem. I traced this to the ECU not energizing an oxygen sensor heater and told him he needed a new ECU, which he declined at that time. He called me three days ago and said he had... Trouble codes: P0352
1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMRU176XW
hello friends : please help me w this one,the vehicle came w the code p1127 refering to not enough temp on exhaust wich is a data that tthe computer concludes from some other information as the temperature sensors and time of being the engine runing.not lot of... Trouble codes: 1127 (not enough temperature on exhaust)
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L cooling system VIN: 2FMZA5140X
hi: i'm getting 48 ppm hc in cooling system. i have been told lower intake could cause this. how can i tell if it is head gaskets or lower intake gasket?
2000 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP5223Y
hi everyone, i need some help with this ford...here's the story...came into shop in the late spring. mil was on, slight rough idle too. scanner showed a p0303 (misfire on #3). i diagnosed this as a bad spark plug. replaced plugs and wires and filters.cleared ... Trouble codes: P0303
2002 Ford Excursion XLT 6.8L keyless entry VIN: 1FMU41S52E
Ford technicians we need help on this one-replaced battery on this truck about 4 months ago-sinec then customer says keyless entry keyboard will not open door locks-performed reprogram of keyless entry-wtill won't operate.scanned rem\fem for codes-none stored....
1987 Mercury Tracer 1.6L No Start VIN: LFABT1077H
Even IATN lists the VIN as Fuel Injection but the car is CARBURETED !! It is a Canada only car and not in Mitchel. The closest wiring diagram is from 1986 Mazda 323. Tracer is only listed 1985 and earlier and after 1988 but my production date is 06/1986. I hav...
1994 Mercury Tracer LTS 1.8L Mechanical VIN: 3MARM1488R
Help, we have a tracer with a bad vibration in steering wheel only at a stop with vehicle in drive. We had a similar problem with a mazda 626 (same set up) which we never resolved. On the mazda all the engine mounts were replaced. We replaced one mount on the ...

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1997 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Code 750 Shift Sol 1 VIN: 1FTDF1820V
All 3 responses were correct. Thanks for the vote of confidence. The shift sols did the trick. They have been in now for several hundred miles with no mil! I tested the old ones in the truck and out. They just never failed. The plunger must just hang up once...
1998 Ford Windstar 3.0L 3.0L Un-requested downshift VIN: 2FMZA51U2W
We drove this one for two weeks (most of those drives with a computer hooked up) and never reproduced the complaint. The majority of replies suggested the range sensor (MLPS) or the speed sensor (VSS) and or the connectors for these sensors. Additionally there...
1998 Lincoln Continental 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNFM97V8W
Got a few replies on this one. Consensus is that the IAC is the culprit although it hasn't malfunctioned again since it was in the shop. If it continues to give problems I will in fact replace the IAC and post a comment to this message. Thanks to those who tri...
1996 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L engine
determined that a combination of rad pressure cap and timing cover gasket have caused the leak..as for smoke coming out of cyl, i have no clue why..but it does not happen anymore and compression wet/dry is good as other cylinders. it's down the road and workin...
1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZWFT61LXX
Thanks for all the good info on this vehicle, changed upper & lower intake gaskets & all is well with the little couger Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
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