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1995 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FALP52UXS
This vehicle ran fine when I got it(Ugh!) Replaced the radiator in a 95' Taurus 3.0 (NOT the SHO). Now it won't start, only cranks. Checked the inertia switch outback, it wasn't "tripped", so I tripped it and reset it. Still no start. found NO POWER to the ine...
1997 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Timing chain tensioner VIN: 2FMDA5147V
Hi guys, working another Sunday for what I don't know... I'm doing the timing cover gasket on this Windstar and the owner wants the timing chain replaced. Can this spring tensioner on the timing chain be reset? If so... How??!! Thanks for the help.
1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L fuel gauge VIN: 1FAFP52U6W
Please help! I have an Taurus with an inacurate fuel gauge. I replaced the sender with no change. Grounds ck good. The wiring to the gauge is good. I verified the gauge with a resistance box. I cycled the key between each change all is good. 135 is full 20 ohm...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L p/s VIN: 1FTNX21S2X
Common problem just want to know if any one has a fix. The p/s doesn't have enough power assist when the plow is on and up it is better when I roll and don't have my foot on the brake. I have a few theories but would like to find a quick resolution w/o allot o...
2002 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FAFP42X22
dear fellows. i have ford mustang 3.8l. intermittenly no start crank ok. it happen only maybe once in week. when this happen keep cranking longer. try two three times. then while crank push accelration padle to start. this information provide by customer. i ha...

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1994 Ford F-250 XL 5.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTHF26HXR
well being a trans tech i didnt have all the proper tools and test equipment for driveability concerns but iatn members came to my rescue.it seems that the vacumn gauge i was using wasnt accurate.after doing many of the checks recommened here i was told by num...
1998 Ford F-150 4.2L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FALP5124W
dropped tranny and replaced the leaking freeze plugs. Thanks to all that replied. Once again, another 100% satisfied customer.
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Battery
Thank you all for your replies Dan, Tuan, Charles, Don and John. The door switches were sticking. Lubed the door latch area, amd slammed the doors a few times. The door switches being stuck on made a .15 amp draw. I checked the draw after an hour of lubing the...
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