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1997 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L No Start, Misfire VIN: 2FMDA5146V
This van has a no start condition after a 5 minute to 20 minute hot soak. Engine must be totally warm for problem to occur. It will start after several attempts but runs extremley rough for about a minute, then smooths out and runs PERFECT untill next heat soa...
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Clutch VIN: 1FTSW31F8Y
Hello fellow tech’s, I have this 2000 Ford F350 Diesel 7.3l with a clutch slippage problem pulling heavy loads. Truck does have edge power chip and exhaust upgrades. February 2003. We replaced the clutch with upgraded Ford dealer parts and still slipped. Since...
2001 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L timing VIN: 3FAFP11381
posting this for another shop car towed in w/broken t belt ther tech replaced related bent valves and somehow broke exhaust cam now he cannot get timing correct i have visually seen what happens and it seems that he may have damaged the sprocket for the exhaus...
2001 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L Overheats under load VIN: 1FAFP38361
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. I have this Focus in with the z tech engine the came in for overheating after drivin awhile. I drove it initially and found the temp guage a bit unstable but not boiling over. The next morning, i put the sca...
2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L P Codes VIN: 1FMZU73F82
Hello Folks, I used to work on euros but accept other brands from loyal customers. This one got me out. I hooked the scanner and got P1867 1849 1857 1861 Transfer contact gen circ fail, plate A, plate C, Plate D short to ground. Cheked with my just arrived ...
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L Guage installation VIN: 1FTNW21P64
This help request goes out to all my Ford Diesel guys. I have a very good customer that has requested that we install a Boost Guage on his '04 F-250 w/ 6.0l. This is typically something I shy from, but a good customer like this is hard to come by, I'm sure you...

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1994 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L No Start VIN: 1FTEF14Y1R
Thank you for everyones help. What I ended up finding out was a bad ground wire from the ECM to the pickup and modual. Repair the wire and the truck is starting fine.
1994 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.5L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FDKE30G9R
sorry the cutomer took the vehicle and has not yet returned with it hopefully he will bring it back and i can try some of your suggestions thanks to all that replied.
1994 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.5L converter VIN: 1FDKE37G2R
On this truck we ended up finding that the brake lamp contol modual was faulty. Causing a intermitent false boo switch signal. Making the tcc go in and out of lock up.
1994 Ford Mustang 3.8L Surge, Stall VIN: 1FALP4048R
This vehicle is finally fixed and gone! A few things were causing these problems. Many suggested vacuum leaks, which I never found any. Others suggested IAC problems and various tests for that. I did clean t/body, and MAF for the second time. Unplugged (the ne...
1999 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, Stall, Fuel in oil VIN: 1FDXW46F9X
First of all THANK YOU for all your help. It was the injector O-Rings. KOEO fuel would leak in to the oil rail. I removed the oil supply line from the high psi oil pump to the head and could see fuel coming out of the oil rail KOEO. Installed new O-Rings and p...
2001 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Stall VIN: 1FAFP55U22
Sorry for taking so long to reply,i replaced the fuel rail pressure sensor and all is well. Trouble codes: P0191 (Fuel rail pressure range performance).
1999 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1MEFM6530X
well gents this one is not fixed i talked to the owner the other night at a basketball game and he said it is back to square 1. with all we have done it did run better but the thing still had a intermitant die. the car is to return next week and i hope to have...
2001 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEHM55SX1
I apologize for taking so long to respond to you guys. This has been an on-going investigation. We have looked in all of the places that were suggested and no module is present. I think it was Nick who first came up with the idea that it may not have one. Well...
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