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1995 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP52U1S
This car runs bad when cold, when you turn the key on service engine soon light flashes fast and then starts flashing codes with check engine light. when car is warm check engine light is on solid. I have cleaned and check grounds. any help would be awesome.
1996 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L whistle noise VIN: 1FTCR15X3T
Hi Ford Techs, Thanks in advance for any help on this one. I've got a 1996 ranger that makes a howling/ whistling sound from the intake area. It starts when you drive it for while when it's cold outside. When it starts it will continue until you shut the motor...
2000 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L Hesitation VIN: 1FAFP3839Y
I am stumped with this one. On take off if you give it full trottle it will fall flat on its face and as long as you hold it to the floor it will chug along. If you let off a little it will take off and go. I have checked tps right at sensor and did a record w...
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L 2-3 shift VIN: 1FDWX36F9Y
Hey all, I've got this diesel F350 here with a 4R100 and it shift's 1-2 and thats it. Codes are: Internal control module ROM error and 2-3 shift error along with a few fuel management codes. Data stream info looks normal on test drive. Checked wiring and harne...

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1992 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L transfercase VIN: 1FTCR15X7N
Well, as most of you replied to try tapping on the motor on the t-case ,sure enough it started to work.We also removed the contact plate and cleaned the contacts as most of you suggested. It appears to be working fine but wonder how long it will be before it q...
1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L power door lock VIN: 1FMDU34X5V
well this ones fixed thanks to all the great responses.most replies were right on w/the broken wire syndrome, although this one was under the rear seat,driver side,not in door jamb.special thanks to steve [...],their in-depth info was a grea...
1998 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Gem VIN: 1FMYU24X1W
I'm not 100 percent sure of the fix, but the customer has not called back to say he is having problems. I received 3 replies to my problem and this is what I was told. There is a tsb #99-14-02 for this concern, but I did not have any of those codes listed on t...
1999 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L Hesitation, Stumble under Load VIN: 1FTPS24L7X
Thanks for all who responded to help. We examined all the responses and checked out every lead. Findings: Leaking intake manifold gasket between plenum and Manifold at the last Cylinder grouping. One weak Coilpack (not dead just weak output under load). One pa...
2001 Ford F-150 King Ranch 4.6L Convertor VIN: 1FTRW08W21
After removing the wiring connection to trans, I test drove to verify the problem was mechanical or elecrical. Since then the trans has not acted up. The tcc is working as per design and has not acted up since. Thanks for all the input to this matter.
2002 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L 3-4 shift overdrive shift VIN: 1FTZR45E42
thanks to all who replied. had a problem getting vehicle back in with customers shcedule. customer decided to go to the dealer have not heard anything since. thanks again!
2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L 3-4 shift VIN: 1LNHM87A4Y
On this car we had two original complaints. One the service transmission light was on. Two a burnt motor oil smell with no sighn of leaking. On the first prob we tested the solinoids for proper resistence and found them to be within spec. We suspected mechanic...
2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Steering wheel VIN: 5LMFU28R13
Hi everybody : Customer never come back to us for any front end's checking, thank you for all the replies.
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