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1995 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.8L Misfire VIN: 1FTHE24H65
Hello . This vehicle has been interesting, has been to three different shops. All the above parts have been replaced by other shop. I am helping a friend. Well this vehicle develops a severe miss on acceleration. I have traced it down to the #2 cylinder. at di...
1997 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L fwd pressure VIN: 1FTDX1729V
Hello trans techs. This truck came in like it was low on fluid. You have to rev up the engine for line pressure to be read or engauged enough for it to take off. Man 2nd works and all other gears work. I have overhauld it and found no problems, Replaced the so...
1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5141W
TIA for your time!! Vehicle came in with P0455 Large Leak and I found mushy grommet and hose connections, did plugs and motorvac, filters etc. Customer came bacK after two tanks of fuel with light on again. Smoked system, isolated different parts of system, te... Trouble codes: P0455 (Evap Gross Leak)
1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Shift-no speedo VIN: 1FAFP53U4X
Trans was rebuilt 3 times at trans shop and also replaced speed sensor several times because of a erratic shift and no speedometer at times.We aquired this car and checked it out,wiring,sensors ect.. and decided to replace the electronic control module.This is...
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L dome lights VIN: 2FMZA5143X
Dear Techs: This Windy Star is having trouble with its dome lights. The owners say they come on by themselves when driving down the road. They go on and off, sometimes flashing like a stobe light. This is of course annoying, especially at night. I cannot get t...
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTNF21L5Y
Help, i have this 5.4 triton that i can not figure out,it has a dead hole on #1, i have replaced the plug,coil,and injector and still it's dead. I have power to the coil and injector, also with a noid light everything seems normal, the compresson is 150.What i...
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FTSW31F9Y
This F-350 is killing us. Customer says fuel economy is down to 7-9 mpg from 12-15. when pulling trailer has lack of power. With the NGS All I am able to gather is code p1316 all pids seem normal. when at operating temp still will not perform cyl contribution ... Trouble codes: P1316
2000 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L fuel gauge oil pressure-high temp light VIN: 1FB5531L4Y
Another shop sent us this van. had an oil change and they replaced a outer tie rod.. customer stated that fuel guage was all over.. and the oil light came on. We test drove the van... the oil/temp light will light up briefly and then fuel gauge and water temp ...
2001 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZX176XW
This EXPLORER came in with a on and off MIL light. The customer has noticed that it only comes on with less than a 1/8 tank of fuel. For the P0133 code I did check and replaced the o2 sensor. I saw no other problems on the scanner. The customer has called back... Trouble codes: P0133 (b1s1 heating inoperative)
2002 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Misfire VIN: IFTYR10U42
number 6 cly. misfire preformed compression test 130 lbs. two injection services customer states same problem never change Trouble codes: P0306 (6 misfire)
1996 Lincoln Continental Anniversary 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNLM97V8T
need some imput on this one came in no start.no codes,good fuel psi,all scan data looks norm,no sparkchecked all the basics powers,grounds,hooked up b.o.b.all imputs there.on crank i get two noid pulses then nothin no spark no pulse.checked crank&cam sensors.h...
2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L transmission. take off only VIN: 4M2DU86E22
hello thanks for any replies in advance.customer brought this vehicle in and complained that it was slipping.thats all the information i was given.so i test drove vehicle first thing in the morning and noticed that i was indeed slipping.temp was outside was ar...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1988 Ford Ranger STX 2.9L torque converter VIN: 1FTCR14T3J
Hello and thank you for your help. Most replys told me about a broken spring in the valvebdy, and that is what I found. I also found a large piece of thrust washer in the pan, so this will be an overhaul as well.
1992 Ford F-250 Custom 5.8L master cyl VIN: 2FTH26HXNC
thanks for all your help rabbs valve fixed the problem.
1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU34X5R
thanks guys for all the help got this one fixed it was a small leak in one of the lines to the dpfe sensor thanks again Trouble codes: P0327 (egr signal to low), P0332 (egr valve not opening), P0336 (exh. pressure high or egr signal to high).
1994 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L Idle Increases VIN: 2FALP74W2R
After replacing MLP sensor the code did not come back but the car was still acting up. Replaced the IAC and after 10 days customer says it is fixed. What a relief! Thanks for everyones help. David Trouble codes: 634 (Manual Lever Position Voltage High).
1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU35P0T
thanks for all the responses, the fact that it's a 5.0 not a 4.0 doesn't make much difference, alldata, and mitchell agree with all of you, it is supposed to be at right rear of upper plenum customer needed car and we had done alot of other work, so it will be... Trouble codes: P0402 (egr excessive flow detected).
2000 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Radiator VIN: 1FAFP5828Y
Thanks for all the replies.The radiator does come out the bottom.Ronnie
2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L high idile VIN: IFAFP4040Y
the car didn't have any vacuum laeks at the evap system I proved this by just unplugging the vacuum souce and the Idile was un changed The next thing I did was to call ford and found out that the IAC command was 50% and that there was a patch to correct this p... Trouble codes: P0455.
2001 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP31381
I don't know if it's fixed or not... I replaced the Purge Solenoid under the hood. Thanks for the help. Trouble codes: P0442 (small EVAP leak).
2002 Ford Focus LX 2.0L battery light VIN: 1FAFP33F62
Thanks for your responses, i received 11 replies, about half of them said to check the grounds. Take them apart & clean them even if the look ok. One response said to check for broken wire about a foot from alternator. There was a wiring problem with the blue ...
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