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1995 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L No Start VIN: 2FMDA5145S
must be my week 2 posts in one week!! new customer, interviewed customer myself, car never touched by anyone else. van started and ran great intill yesterday. went out and no start. i have fuel pressure and spark. no inhector pulse. checked for rpm ref. throug...
1998 Ford Windstar 3.0L No Start VIN: 2FTZA54U9W
hello we have a 1998 windstar that once a week maybe will not start when this happens we have no spark and no ses light. we cleaned the ground in front of the battery checked the red and green wire at the ignition switch.no luck if you leave the key on for awh...
2000 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L light flashing VIN: 1FTNE2426Y
THIS VAN CAME IN WITH AIR BAG LIGHT FLASHING. Flashes code 47. I hook up snap on scanner and code shows 1232. No data in scanner about 1232. my books does not go past 1996 and no ford has a 1232. The flashing code does not show up in any of my books either. Ca...
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTWW33F61
When truck is warmed up & pulling large heavy load ,Code P1211 will set under acell & going up hill , Will not set with out load [Trailer ] or on steady cruise Trouble codes: P1211 (Injector Control Pressure pressure above/below desired)
2001 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FMYU70E61
Vehicle has a rough,stumble idle,like a slight misfire with a very slight pop noise(backfire)coming from the air box.Will pop intermittently at idle,or always at shut off.Preformed koeo,koer-no codes.No timing chain rattle heard.Stft 0% both banks Ltft-7% both...
2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP58S52
This has been an on going problem. CEL light comes on at idle. Also, according to the customer only comes on if the tank is low on fuel. Below 1/2 tank. We have codes P0306 and p0316. We have been diagosing ourselves and working with Identifix with this proble...
2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L engine VIN: 1FMZU73W63
This explorer has what appears to be a lower end noise. It sounds like a bearing under load. Is this normal in these. Thanks for your responses , Mike
2006 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L Overdrive VIN: 1FDXE45P16
Hello gentlemen, I have a bit of a problem on my hands with this one,the fault is the trans is jumping in & out of overdrive but only after 25 miles or so, prior to this it performs perfectly. The customer says he noticed the speedo needle momentarily drop to ...
1994 Mercury Villager GS 3.0L fuel smell in van
hay guy's customer starts her car in the mourning and the van fills up with gas smell so strong you cant sit in the car . hapens intermitently i cheked the charkoal can under the hood seems to be ok vacume tested the valve works good. no fuel leaks detected. i...
2000 Mercury Villager Estate 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 4M2XV14TXY
Car came in for "tune up". Owner decided to replace plugs only. Wanted the best and decided on Denso Iridium. Owner took car to dealer when MIL came on. Code was misfire #6. Dealer told him we installed "wrong" plugs and wanted to replace plugs, wires, cap, ro...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1994 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FTCR15X1R
Thank you everybody for your help. After another day of me and another tech messing with this truck, we finally caught the problem. After reading your replies I wanted to pay close attention to the power circuit to the module. One of the times it wouldn't star...
1996 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FTJX35F8T
thank everyone for the replies, thanks to garth, come to find out this truck had 2 bad injectors, and water in the fuel system was the main problem, its amazing what a little water will do. thanks again to everyone.
1998 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L Vacuum Hubs VIN: 4F4ZR17X0W
Inner hub Seal Part# BRS-27 Fixed the problem. This was damaged on installation at the Dealer. I have ordered a set of Warn Hubs part# 61572 that will hopefully work. The older ones part #29071 definatly do not work. Contact me in a few weeks and I can let you...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L power steering effort VIN: 1FTNF20LIX
thanks to all that replied jim & johnathon from alberta & marcus from texas hit the nail on the head from my understanding now the gear box has a torsion spring on the valve assembly to stop road feed back . so off to the dealer for a gear box. do to the cos...
1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L wipers VIN: 1FMRU1769X
i RECIEVED 11 REPLIES. THEY WERE SPLIT ABOUT 50-50 ON wiper switch or gem module corrosion. customer decided to wait until problem happens more often. thanks for all your help. Joe
2000 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FMRU15L4Y
We got this thing going. It was really dead on 4 cylinders due to no spark-no trigger from the computer to 4 coils. there were no miss codes either! It ran awful. The new computer got it to run much better- only 1 dead cylinder which took a new coil & plug to ...
2002 Ford Excursion XLT 6.8L keyless entry VIN: 1FMU41S52E
thanks for all the help-the fix was a new module-in theory the factory code can not be erased,but there was no code in the module.new module was an upgraded part & had to be programmed.first the selling dealer said it was plug & play part (sticker with the mew...
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