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1989 Ford E-150 Econoline Custom 4.9L Stall VIN: 2FAFP31X11
Hello I have a problem job that someone has tried to fux for a year. Vehicle dies and will not restart until sits for 30 minutes. Only happen when outside temp is 80 or above did not happen all wint er but did last summer and has started back up. Owner had 2 d...
1989 Ford Mustang LX 5.0L starter solenoid VIN: 1FABP46E5K
I had this car 4 months ago with starter continuing to run after engine fires. I replaced starter solenoid and installed a block to chassis ground, no problems since; until yesterday, when customer said he went to drive the pony after sitting up for 2 weeks, a...
1991 Ford F-350 Custom 7.5L clutch VIN: 1FTJX35G9M
we've installed a reman engine in this truck in september 2005 due to oil leaks. no other problems then. replaced clutch only because we were there. did not have clutch issue prior. now when the truck has a trailer hooked up and has reached opperating temp the...
1996 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, NO POWER VIN: 1FTHW26F3T
hello to all the ford techs out there especially the power stroke guru`s.we have this diesel here with no power,it had a few codes in it (listed above)cleared codes and road tested,power is not to bad but it is lackings.i scanned data and noticed ebp sensor at... Trouble codes: P0472 (exh press sensor low), P0344 (cam sensor), P0470 (exh back pressure circuit malfunction)
1997 Ford F-150 5.4L MIL Lamp on
This truck keeps setting a P0175 code and when I scope the sensor while driving down the road it has an awsome signal coming from the sensor and my guess is that this is a very intermittent problem. When this code set it was traveling about 27 mph and load was... Trouble codes: P0175 (Bank 2 sensor 1 is too rich)
1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Valve lifters VIN: 1FAFP53U6X
Hello everyone. This Taurus came in with a complaint of intermittent engine noise. I drove the car for two days without hearing anything. On the third day I started it up and it sounds like all the lifters are noisy and lacking oil. I took the sending unit out...
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Stall VIN: 1FDWF37F1Y
Hi Guys, This Ford is quite strange. It will interm. stall. No CMP sensor codes in memory.While watching scanner, RPM and VSS will mirror each other when sitting in park and reving the engine.2500 RPM and 12 MPH.Found fuse #19 blown. This fuse feeds Idle val. ...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L Stall VIN: 1FORDDIESE
Hi sorry for not having the vin but we are looking at trading for this ford F250 super duty 7.3 diesel it die going down the road usually after it has gotten hot but not all the time thankfully he told us that before he traded it in. We are a chevy dealer and ...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU7482U
This vehicle has come in with a MIL condition. P0175 trouble code, System Too Rich (Bank 2). Rough idle, almost like a slight miss. Has anyone ever had this problem or better yet has anyone fixed this problem. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Trouble codes: P0175 (System Too Rich Bank 2)
2004 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10U64
This ranger misses @ idle & slightly above doesn't seem too miss under load and high speed. cruise emissions are good compression check static is 70 on#6 120 if you add oil to clyinder.other cly. 1-2-3 have 125 psi compression 4-5 110. leak down check shows le... Trouble codes: P0316, P0304, P0305, P0306
2004 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L Engine VIN: 1FDXE45P64
Hi All: Have this 2004 F-450 that has a fair amount of white-blue smoke coming from the tailpipe especially on reapplication of the throttle after a lift period. It has almost no smoke when under medium to heavy throttle, such as hilly areas, but if you lift a...
2001 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2MEFM74W01
THE CAR HAS a CODE FOR # 5 cyc misfire I have rechecked everything I did and it all checks out. I have injector pulse at #5 and compression is 145lb also I switched coil from cyclinder to cyclinder no difference . I dont have a smoke machine but the best I cou... Trouble codes: P0305

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1989 Ford Ranger Custom 2.9L Rubber driveshaft coupler VIN: 1FTCR14T1L
Thanks for the four replies. The fix turned out to be having a drivshaft shop fabricate a new yolk and a universal joint to replace the OE rubber. The part seems to be obsolete and this was the most straight-forward fix...Thanks again
1994 Ford Escort LX 1.9L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FARP14J9R
Thanks for the reply. I replace the coil pack and it didn't help. I put some new wire and plugs in it and the new wires fixed the problem. It was arching on the plastic end that goings into the coil pack. Could hear it but not see it.
1997 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L No Start VIN: 1FTEE1425V
It is fixed I recieved a lot of replies about intake gasket problems and have recommend that they be replaced. Joe hit it on the head with a broken harmonic balancer. It sounded as though it was 'out of time' and as soon as I read his post it made perfect sens...
1998 Ford Escort LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: IFAFP13PXW
When I tested the wiring from the coil connection I stuck a pin thruogh the wires about 2inches from the connector and from there,there was contunity, but there was a break closer to the connector that I missed. Repaired wire close to terminal,at female connec... Trouble codes: P0351.
2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L right front axle tube VIN: 2FTRX08W3Y
Hi group, This was not a bad job.Unbolted axles & bolts that hold diff. in.It dropped down on trans. jack.Removed axle tube,cleaned parts up & put back together.Hardest part was getting 4wd actuator out of the ear(corroded).Thanks Mike V.,Keith [...].for ...
2002 Ford F-650 5.9L Speedometer VIN: 3FDNF65Y72
Only two replies, I did find a flow chart for the missing speed signal at the GEM module. On non electronic control transmissions, the signal coes straight from a speed sensor on the tranny, on electronic controlled transmissions, such as my Allison 2400 it go...
2000 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L Unknown VIN: 2MEFM74W9Y
Would like to thank everyone for help. The car hasn't acked up, talked to the customer the other day. I couldn't get it ack up, and wiggle wires and check grounds. Had to fix something that doesn't happen very often. If I get it fixed, will let everyone know. ...
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