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1989 Ford F-250 Custom 7.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTHF25M1K
Any help on this would be greatly appreciated, we do very little work on diesels, but this is a regular customer who thinks we can fix anything. Customer towed this vehicle in and said they have had problems with it stalling once you got into 3rd gear, but now...
1994 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L Stall, No Power VIN: 1FTCR10A0R
Hello. I've got this little ranger here and it will not get up to speed on the freeway. It acts like it slowly runs out of fuel and then will die. When you try to restart it it sounds like there is no compression for a couple of seconds and then it will start ...
1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMDU34X7S
after repairs we still have a cranks no start condition. we rechecked and found no spark, fuel pressure or injector pulse - did some power and ground testing - put power to inertia switch on pink/blk wire and vehicle started and ran - now have spark and fuel p...
1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FALPHGDSV
Hi gang, my cuestion is. Is there someone how can help me get the instruccions on how to set the cam sensor, with the lab-scope so i can adjusted. I replace cam sensor and synchronyzer and triedto put it back the exact same way, i think it is set correctly but...
1998 Ford Ranger Splash 2.5L belnd door VIN: 1FTYR10C2W
Hello everyone. I am posted a help request for this truck on the broken blend door.I was told buy one of my responses that there are replacment doors available aftermarket but due to a e-mail server error all my replies are gone. Does any one know where to get...
1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Electronic Transfer Case Shift VIN: 1FTZX18W2W
Hey Guy's What's up with this thing is when you twist the button (4wd mode switch) when you 1st start truck will go into 4X4Hi no problem but if you turn it off (the switch) and try to activate it again it will not come on unless you stop the truck and cycle t...
1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L convertor VIN: 1FAFP52U1W
This one is new to me. The car runs fine when warm shifts good TCC locks up and adjusts pulse width on scanner. When the car sits overnight the torque convertor stays locked up and I think it even stayed in 3rd according to my scanner.This happens in Reverse a...
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L right side sliding door VIN: 2FMZA51U6X
sometimes you can't unlock the right side slider door after it has locked. i have replaced the lock motor w/oem, problem still happening. just checked it this am, and it could not be unlocked manually from the inside. after starting it up and dropping it in dr...
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L engine VIN: 1FDWF37FX1
i just received this truck in 2 days ago with a hard start sometimes no start i checked for codes there was none but the batterys were dead replaced both batterys tryed to start it just would fire on one cylinder checked hpp res it ws full to the top i did an ...
2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2FAFP71463
Tested fuel pressure is good Performed motor vac fuel injection cleaning procedure No vacuum leaks located using smoke machine Did cylinder balance test. All cylinders on the right bank (bank 1) seemed to carry better then the cylinders on the left bank (bank ...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Accessories VIN: 1FTZX18W3W
we have found the magic bullet !!!almost all of the replies said water leak and we found one.left pillar at windshield.we thought about sealing it ourselves but decided not to. we didn't have a windshield wrench.the glass shop said it had been out before and t...
1999 Ford Contour LX 2.5L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM66L6X
the car is fixed 2 o2 sensors and the cust. is happy no stall anymore. after the 1st. o2 replaced light came back on as I told the cust. it would; but he wanted to try car. no stall was happy about that and decide to come back and have the other sensor put in ... Trouble codes: P0171 (fuel sys. lean), P0174 (fuel sys. lean), P1131 (lack of switching b1s1), P1151 (lack of switching b2s1).
1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L altenator VIN: 1FAFP53S0X
I went and changed the connector on the harness going to alt. but it still did not charge so i installed areman from the dealer and all is well.
2000 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L light flashing VIN: 1FTNE2426Y
did not fix. customer has a fleet of these and is going to try a seat belt from an inop truck. he was also going to check records to see if it had been in an acccident and just not complete fix. thanks for all the replies. many poited us towards the passenger ...
2001 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L No Start, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP55U11
Hello all, Thank you for all the replies most of you said the same thing that the fuel pump shoukld be replaced like I was thinking. I still could not find the relay module that the parts driver was talking about(this car does not have one--maybe some other ... Trouble codes: P0231, P0232.
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start, Misfire VIN: 1FDWF36P33
We received replies and most of them referred to conditions related to injector problems. Some stated that the gasoline could have caused internal faults with the injectors even though the vehicle passed the electrical test. We are planning to replace the inje... Trouble codes: P0266 (Cylinder 2 Misfire), P2614 (Cam Sensor Open Circuit), P2617 (Crank Sensor Open), P2263 (Turbo Performance).
2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L engine VIN: 1FMZU73W63
The customer is going to drive the vehicle and the dealer said if there is a change or any other development they would cover it under warranty. Thanks again, Mike
1993 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNLM91VXP
A big thank you for Mike from Georgia and a big kick in the butt for me. Thanks for reminding me of what I had thought of before but due to the need to move on to other vehicles and not being able to push it over to a rack at the time I forgot to go back to th...
2000 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Rear Air Suspension VIN: 5LMFU28A9Y
Thank you to all 6 replies. It ended up being a bad connection at the compressor relay. I couldn't get the connector from ford so i put new ends on the wires and connected the wires directly to the relay and sealed it up with silicone. problem fixed. thanks ag...
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