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1989 Ford F-250 Custom 5.8L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTHF25HOK
hi i need help on this one truck came in stalling and hesitating and ses light flashing on accel , no code store and no igntion problem found [replaced ecm with used ecm at customer request] stalling and hesitation gone but ses light still flashes when on acce...
1989 Ford F-250 Custom 5.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTHF26H7K
Hello Group, This Ford truck has the "Check Engine" light flashing when driving and off at idle. The light comes on during the bulb test. No codes are setting. Power and ground at the proccessor are good. Wiring from the test connector to the proccessor is goo...
1994 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Tachometer VIN: 1FTHX26K7R
Hello Ford guys. I have tachometer that jumps when the turn signal is used. Just a little on left turns and about 500 RPMs on a right turn with engine at 1,500 RPMs. Am looking for some in-sight to this problem because all other gauges work just fine and are N...
1996 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L Hesitation VIN: 1FDKE30F4T
i hope someone can help, i have checked with a known good unit, i know this part is bad. this is from a fleet of ambulances,now the problem i cant get another replacement ford has discontinued the part i have checked the aftermarket and used (that i find local... Trouble codes: 0221 (throttle switch b malfunction)
1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L evap VIN: 1FAFP53U2X
evap code wont reset
1999 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMRU1867X
Vehicle came in with no power 2 weeks ago. I pulled a p0300 code and went straight for the filter. It was totally plugged. I cleared the codes and test drove it. I still felt a miss but the customer was thrilled with the improvement. I had no other ideas so I ... Trouble codes: P0300
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L loss of power VIN: 1FTWW32F1Y
This powerstroke is a new vehicle to my shop. I am a learning PS tech. The customer states the truck is low on power under heavy load only. P0476 koer and p01668 after contribution test. Buzz test and contribution test pass. Under load I can only get 14.8 boos...
2002 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L steering wheel shakes VIN: 1FTNS24272
After all the ablove repairs vehicle still shakes from 35 on up, feels like a bad tire but all are new and rims good and straight.
2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Starting VIN: 1FTRF18202
truck will not start. has code p1260 theft detected engine disabled. is trere away to porgram this with out a ngs scan tool
2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L 1-2 shift VIN: 2FAHP71W43
I am posting this for a co worker,who is a former Ford dealer trans tech. At times,on hard accel. trans will stay in first. At wot,will hit rev. limit but not shift.Scan tool shows Gear:1 when it does this.Tps reads correctly.No codes are present. Fluid condi...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L Unknown VIN: 1FTSW21P55
Thanks in advance for your help, This is my own truck I bought it new. The trans failed a few weeks ago and the dealer installed a new trans. When I got it back the trans shifted hard between p and r and r and d it feels like if you have your foot in the throt...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Seals VIN: 1FAFP58U2X
I would like to thank everyone that replied. Tom [...] hit it right on the head when he said the cabin air filter shield should have a tail on it. The shield should have a flap on it so when you install it over the filter you can bend it to a right angle over ...
2001 Ford Excursion Limited 7.3L lf vacum locking hub VIN: 1FMSU43F91
Thanks to all 9 responses, they were all correct. Basicly to get the shaft out we used two bars and had to use a little force. From ford we got inner axle seal [seal inner shaft to houseing], inner seal on outer shaft [$$$ need special installer]], o-ring for ...
2001 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTYR10D5T
well if you have a j2534 box and a subscription to reprogram fords, and i mean a box that actually works with ford, then you can go into the module and check for updates and there are many, but one specifically for the idle complaint.we reprogrammed the module...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FMZU73E72
Thank you for the many replies. I did further checking on the vehicle with the miss fire with a ford scanner and we were no better off. The customer was getting impatient and did not want to spend any money on removing the intake manifold. I have a feeling we ...
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L steering box VIN: 1FTNW21P84
Well fixed this one with everyones help. The stearing box was the problem. We drained the box and found a bunch of metal shaveings in the fluid. After flushing system and replacing the box the truck works fine. thank yall for all the help.
1997 Mercury Cougar XR-7 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MELM6244V
first of all, let me thank all of those who responded to my techmail. thank you very much. as i originally suspected, the brake booster was my vacuum leak, but as some informed me, the master cylinder must be bolted to the booster to create and air tight seal.... Trouble codes: 171 (lean bank 1), 174 (lean bank 2).
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