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1995 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L Heater core VIN: 1FALP62W7S
I'm having a problem keeping heater cores in this car. This is the third time in under a year that this car has a leaking heater core. There is no sign of installation damage. It has OE heater hoses on it. We have no repair history of water pump. I am using OE...
1996 Ford Ranger Splash 4.0L fuse #24 VIN: 1FTCR14X5T
This car came in as a no start, and when we looked at it we found that fuse#24 on the i/p keeps blowing as soon as you turn the key to start. i found some wiring on the atermarket alarm system that was not good. so i repaired it and still we have a blown fuse....
1996 Ford Probe 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Hard Start VIN: 1ZVLT22B7J
Hi guys! Its been a while since we've been on here but we got one today thats got us stumped. This Probe was in our shop two weeks ago to replace the plugs and plug wires. Every one of the spark plugs were frozen in place and took half a day to remove all of...
1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEU18W7V
this veh cuts out and misses intermittantly . when it does the tach reads over 6000 rpm when it works the veh. runs great , have any of you run into this before? oh yea . the fuel trim goes to -40 when it runs bad , goes to normal when the tach works ... thank... Trouble codes: P0352
1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Battery VIN: 1FALP52UXV
I have this vehicle that is having it's battery drianed over night. I have isolated the area of drain to the battery save relay. It seems that the relay is being turned on by the gems module longer than the 40 min time out period. Now why is the gems commandin...
2000 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L compressor VIN: 1FAFP56SXY
please help me. we have this 2000 taurus with eatx here for the second time with an intermittant a/c problem. first of all it came in last friday with the a/c inop. after going through fords diag charts, i found water intrusion in the a/c relay in the relay bo...
2001 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 7.3L High Volumn Oil Pump VIN: 1FDXE45F22
Vehicle came in with oil leak, we found IPR plug stripped, we replaced HPOP, then found timing cover was stripped weree the HPOP was mounted, replaced timing cover. Primed HPOP Oil Resevoir, vehicle would start runs real sluggish. however the HPOP Resevoir is ...
2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2FTRF08W61
This vehicle feels like i has a bad fuel pump. when you are driving at a steady speed (little or no load) it seems normal however when you accelerate it cuts out like its starved for fuel. No codes, no misfire % data. Followed diag for baro sensor, and maf sen...
2001 Ford Explorer XLT 5.0L Stall VIN: 1FMZU63P11
Some help from the Ford techs may be needed on this 5.0L Exployer with no codes. The engine stalls intermittently at idle. I have looked at the TSB's and DLC diag flow charts which pointed me in the direction of the MAF and IAC but the problem is still there a...
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L engine will not die VIN: 1FTSW31F02
This ford diesel will not turn off. no codes in pcm and cannot communicate with gem. when I turn ign switch off, engine stays running, blower motor stops but dash lights come on. ( airbag, glow plugs etc). I can rap on the pcm power relay, and engine will die....

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1979 Ford E-100 Econoline 5.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: E04GHEC290
hi all this one is g o n e.recieved 11 replies, all with good ideas. douglas from texas was first with float level,contaminated oil,fuel soaked canister, or open purge valve, the valve was open, but not the problemothers were leaning towards wrong carb, sunk f...
1993 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FTEE14N9P
This vehicle seemed to be getting the wrong signal from the EGR position sensor. We replaced the sensor and the vehicle passed
1994 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L acts like it is runn VIN: 1FTHX26G4R
Believe it or not we had to replace both fuel pumps. Because the fuel filter was so plugged up,since he drove from Alabama to Oregon,the fuel pumps would overheat and shut off. The one in use would overheat and then he would switch it and then that one would o...
1999 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L abs module VIN: 2FAFP74W7X
Well, I finally got the vehicle back for another shot at it. I reinstalled the new module and and tried clearing codes and the code would imediatly re appear. After searching the archives, I found that these cars have alot of wiring issues at the right front f...
2000 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZR15X4Y
replaced oxygen sensor with OEM an d all has been well. Sorry about the delay but I was waiting for conformation from the cust. Thanks Again Trouble codes: P0135.
2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L over drive VIN: 2FMZA5146Y
All I can say is thanks for the info. I Will check the trans range sensor next time the customer comes in. After a Ph call and to find out another change in Jobs with no city driving has not affected the o/d light. Humm?? Seems funny to me but the customer wil...
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L delayed engagement VIN: 1FTWW32P75
Thanks to those who replied. For those who talked about a factory warranty or TSB, that was the first thing I checked. However, this particular vehicle was not covered due to the fact that it did not have the snow plow package. (those were the only ones covere...
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