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1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L all shifts VIN: 1FTHX25F9V
this trans will shift from 1st to 2nd at 3500 rpm scanner shows 2nd gear when its in 1st, 3rd when in second, 4th when actually 3rd and reads void when in 4th
1999 Ford Taurus SHO 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FAFP54N6X
Hi, this is my personal car and I've racked my brain but cant solve it. Its getting 16mpg HWY and has a terably rough idel that seems to smooth out at times. It has no hesitation and seems to make full power. I have had it on the 5 gas before but dont remember...
1999 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTZF172XX
Need to change camshaft position sensor drive shaft. We can not find timing marks. Were the marks on the harmonic balancer and rust taken the marking away? No marks found on balancer or are we missing something. Does anyone know any easy way to put number one ... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft position sensor)
2000 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L engine replacement VIN: 1FAFP55S2Y
Hi everyone, I hope that someone can give me some advice on this one. I have to change engines in this 2000 tarus, it has a 3.0 with dohc and I would like to know if the engine comes out the top or bottom and does the trans. have to come out with it. Thanks, S...
2002 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FDXF46S32
this f450 started cutting out and forcing o2 sensor lean about 40 mph. put a fuel gauge on and sure enough went to about 5 psi. replaced fuel pump and now has pressure. but when you go down the road at wide open throttle it starts too buck and jerk at 65 mph e...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Unknown VIN: 1FTNX21P93
I took this truck in thinking my scanner would read it, but it will not. When cold it has low power. Some times it will not pull up a slight incline until it warms up. With a gauge teed in to the MAP sensor line, while driving it will build about 22 PSI boost ...
1992 Lincoln Continental 3.8L Electronic VIN: 1LNCM9740M
When a/c is turned on it sometimes takes several minutes for the clutch to engage, once it does everthing works OK. Replaced IRCM thinking it was an internal problem in the unit. It seemed to help but still takes a while for the clutch to engage.
2001 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L compressor VIN: 4M2ZU86P61
Hello Techs, This vehicle has no power to the compressor clutch.This is a manual ac control. I have a 1460 WOT A/C cutout fault. The scanner shows WOT A/C cut off-on. TPS reading is .48 at idle. I changed the tps still no power. Checked fuses and power and gro...

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1997 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.6L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FDEE1469V
well, it needed a maf sensor. not 1 but 5 different ones until the readings came into specs. and it ran great. i traced all the wires to the pcm and just didn't think 4 sensors could be bad but that is what happens with re-builts. thanks to the 3 guys who repl...
1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEU18W7V
thanks to all who replied . we changed the coil and road tested several times , seem to be running great . and no codes pending . thanks Trouble codes: P0352.
1999 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Misfire VIN: 1FDRE1429X
I'll have to close with a summery because the customer has declined further work. I'd like to thank the four members who responded to my request. Roger from Michigan provided a way to test the DPFE with a vacuum pump. Pulling a vacuum on the small hose should ...
2000 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L steering VIN: 1FMYU60X8Y
Thank you all 23 replies!!! Everyone came up with the same thing 'AIR IN THE SYSTEM ' We didn't have to vaccume it out but we did drive it and eventually it fixxed it self. IATN GUYS ROCK Thanx Tom and CREW
2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Security VIN: 1FAHP56S53
Thanks to all that responded, I found that the data showed the trunk switch was setting off the alarm. I found the switch to be bad and it was replaced. No more alarm going off all day long!!! Thanks again, Korey
2003 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L elec system VIN: 2FAFP74W53
alot of you said they have trouble with the wiring harness in front of the front tire that area is been damaged before and we will check it but we have just been to busy i will write more after we get to find out what the trouble is
1997 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6L Brakes VIN: 1MELM62WXV
Replaced lower ball joints. Left ball joint worn bad. Thanks to all.
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