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1969 Ford MACH 1 428CID Charging VIN: 9F02R10634
we are attempting to put and old mach 1 back together for a has been apart for years and wiring for alternator is butchered.wondering if anyone has a wiring diagram for this old beast.[...]. thank you in a...
1994 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP62W9R
This vehicle misses all the time at idle on cylinder 5. The car drives fine at any speed or load. It only misses at idle. Car had 2 misses before, 5 and 6. Cyl. 6 was caused by bad ecm holding injector open. The new ecm had no idle control. The 2nd new ecm wor... Trouble codes: P0305
1997 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L Blend Door VIN: 1FTCR10A9V
I have a 1997 ford ranger with a broken blend door. Dealer says to replace whole case assy. After reading other fixes, is there a after market part for this and can I repair this through the outside evap case? Thank you in advance! Todd
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L #29Fuse VIN: 1FTDF1767V
Blows #29 Fuse.Fuse feeds Autolamps module. Instument cluster guages,speedo,tach. Also feeds overdrive onoff & brake warning resistor. Sometimes blows quick,sometimes takes over 1 hour.Have unplugged autolamp module & overdrive switch butstill blew fuse. Can f...
2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L Cranks-No Start VIN: 1FAFP4041Y
Car towed in,Cranks-No start.Coolant fan runs any time the key is on-A/C is off.Theft light flashing.No communication with the PCM.Odometer reads nothing.GEM has history code B1318-low battery voltage at module.Airbag has history code B1869-Airbag warning ind ...
2000 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5345Y
HELP!!! I have this Windstar thats driving me crazy.I performed the Ford tsb for the upper intake manifold and gaskets, new l.h. valve cover, changed engine oil and filter, replaced both front o2 sensors. The s.t. and l.t. fuel trims are at minus 20 and both f... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
2001 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 3FAFP31391
Vehicle originally came in for hesitation and surging. Thefuel pressure readings were erratic. Consulted with the local ford dealer and was told that they fix it by replacing fuel module with updated model. We replaced the fuel module and everything was fine. ...
2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FTZX17211
After repaires to Maf, Now vehicle will not run the I/M monitors Customer drove vehicle aprox 500 miles after repairs and then went to emissions and failed due to Readiness monitors not running Tested the KAP to PCM, Run performance test on all o2 sensors and ...
1998 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNFM91V2W
Hello, Need the Ford Gods. Car came in crank, no start. Fuel pump runs on key on. I have no spark and no injection. I have power to both. No ground commands comeing from pcm. This vehicle is equipped with pats. I have no PO1260 in pcm indicating a pats problem...

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1999 Ford F-150 5.4L Cuts out VIN: 1FAB1453KX
I have decided that the cattle prod has been working well enough that the added bulk of what it would require to fire a coil isnt worth it. I have been experimenting with the gas mixtures and time and so far have decided that 6psi propane, 20psi oxygen and abo...
2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L batery indecator VIN: 2FAHP72W73
i would thank every guy reply to me spicial Rolf from north Carolina, the broblem was alternator when loud at idle ( A/C max and blwer fuul speed , head lights on the voltge 12 v mean same batery volt if increased RPM or no loud will give 14 so i replaced alte...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14554
Thanks for the replies.Of the 4 I received -grounds all present and accounted for.Mass Air Flow sensor-we cleaned it(it was spotless but we did it anyways)-Fuel pump-we did replace this unit-we found a slight glitch in the waveform pattern on the pump so we re... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P0191, P0303, P0731.
2004 Ford Focus LX 2.3L engine oil VIN: 1FAFP34244
thx for the replys,i liked dans idea and tried it,however pressure held all night and no coolant came out,i refilled with oil and have since driven 60 miles and the oil is clean and clear as new.This car was sent to me from our local honda dealer.the detail lo...
2001 Mercury Cougar 2.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1ZWFT61L71
thanks . i tap tested the crank sensor and engin stalls repl crank sensor running ok thanks mike
2001 Mercury Cougar 2.5L Unknown VIN: 1ZWFT61L41
The customer needed the vehicle. They took it and they haven't contacted us anymore about it. I guess where it wasn't as bad they couldn't hear it.
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