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1996 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.9L Misfire VIN: 1FTFE24Y4T
Hi This van came in for a smog. MIL was on p0306 courent P0174 p0171 pending. It was given to me to clean the injectors. Thay were ok new injector was no help. P0171 174 were fixed with new pcv valve and egr valve. Comprision is 65 at idel 110 snap 130 crankin... Trouble codes: P0306
1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L intermitant brake booster operation VIN: 1FTHX26FXV
customer states that truck has intermitant hard pedal with no power assist but pedal travel is verry little pedal is right at the top fluid is full and all vacuum hoses apear in good condition this diesel truck has vacuum power assist not hydro boost thanks ma...
1997 Ford F-350 7.3L No Start, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FDKF38F2V
Hello. I have a F350 Diesel here that has a hard time starting. Glow plug draw is 160amps. Fuel psi is 55. ICP looks good 600+. Engine has a bad misfire and will not rev above 2000 RPM until it warms up. It takes about 10-15 of running and driving until it run...
1998 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FAFP52S8W
Car is an emission failure. High CO and HC(1.5%,250)on a 5015 and 2525 loaded mode ASM. The problem is that when the wheels start to turn the car loses fuel control. The problem only occurs exactly 2 minutes after the car goes into closed loop. Up to the 2 min...
1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L dome lights VIN: 1FMEU17L9W
dome lights stay on, help please... dome lights go off when disconnecting battery saver relay. using scanner, door switches and hatch show to be closed. replaced gem module, same problem. also, cannot find the dome light switch that my mitchell system says is ...
1999 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDXE40F1X
Please help. This ambulance is kicking my butt. Vehicle came in with MIL on. Scan found alternator and cam codes, I checked all batteries and charging system, the rear set of batteries were weak but charged and passed load test. I followed Ford trouble tree fo... Trouble codes: 1105 (upper alternator fault), 1106 (lower alternator fault), 0603 (Internal Kam Error), 0344 (Cam sensor fault intermitant)
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L No Start VIN: 1FTNX21SXY
truck was towed to another shop after running through large puddle on beach it stalled 200 feet after cranked but no start and no tach. i checked crank signal at sensor with vantage and had nothing. checked ignition pulse and had nothing. i replaced crank sens... Trouble codes: P0500 (data output line to ipc error)
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Cuts out VIN: 1FTNX21L5Y
Hi fellow tech's have a problem with this 5.4, it will kill everyother cylinder over 1000 rpm. If you rev it up with out load it will rev to about 3000rpm and then spit and sputter, as soon as you put a load on it, you can't get over 1000rpm and it falls on it...
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L front brakes VIN: 1FTNW21F52
this truck can not get good life out of brake pads. one driver, does not drive with two feet, hauls 8k load once a week on a tandom axle trailer with elec brakes that do work. customer complained of a hard pull to the right but that went away and has yet to re...
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTWW33F32
customer was driving truck,it cut off and will not restart i have these codes i spoke to the tech line and they where very confident that it was the cam sensor due to symptom and many other trucks with same codes and symptoms.cam sensor no help and the tech li... Trouble codes: P1663, P1667, P1670
2003 Ford Explorer Sport XLS 4.0L fuel gauge VIN: 1FMYU60E33
Hi, I have a Explorer XLT sport 2w drive not flex fuel. Intermittent fuel gauge reads past full like open circuit. Very intermittent and when key is cycled gauge will read normal. Replaced fuel tank sending unit. Thought it was repaired and it read past full a...
2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Rear of vehicle VIN: 1FMZU73K83
Customer states after new tires were installed, he started hearing noise in rear of truck. Our test drive.. noise starts at around 25 mph gets loader as speed is increased. Noise sounds like very nobby tires. Tires replaced 2nd time, noise still present. Brake...

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1996 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Hesitation, No power VIN: 1FALP6534T
I'm sorry to wait so long to close this but was hoping to hear back from the customer. As it ended up we did not fix this vehicle and had to refer it to a dealer, it was just taking to much time preventing us from getting to other jobs. Personaly I think Monty...
2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L transmission VIN: 1FMZU67E81
i want to thank all those who posted the information for me ,special thanks to trevy and anthony who went out to get info for me , i want to thank all of you in a special way.I replace the complete transmission and every thing is find,when i overhaul the trann...
2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP5521Y
Thanks to all techs who responded. Checked all grounds and tested sender @ 15ohms empty 161ohms full. When I requsted a flex fuel module from local ford dealer he had some troble finding it in his computer. Read him the part number on the module and he was abl... Trouble codes: P0460, P1237, P1151.
2001 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L heater controls VIN: 1FTYR14V91
found that truck had been wrecked and someone removed the check valve in the vacume line to the vacume tank. thanks for all the help that i received from everyone
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Rear Ac VIN: 1FMZU73E12
I want to thank all that replied. It was the blend door acutator. Once the seat were out it was a piece of cake to change. thanks again to everybody. You Ford techs are worth your weight in Gold! This is the best tool in my tool box!
2004 Ford E-150 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRE14L14
Thank you to all those who sent in information...unfortunately the vehicle has not returned for analisys. it is a fleet vehicle and in use at the present. if and when it does come back i'll be sure to update with the fix info... thanks again, john Trouble codes: P2197 (oxygen sensor signal stuck lean).
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