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1993 Ford Thunderbird LX 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FAPP6245P
The car came in for running rough&smoking,pulled plugs found #4 oil fouled did compression test 155 to160 all the way around, assumed valve guides, pulled heads but the guides were good. pulled #4 piston found corrugated oil ring missing and rod stamped #5 DOE...
1993 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Misfire VIN: 2FTHF36MXP
Hey fellow techs, Need help with this truck. Complaint is a intermittent misfire under moderate accel that feels just like a gas engine with a weak secondary ignition. If you stand on it, once the revs get over approx. 3000 rpm, it starts to miss pretty severe...
1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU34X6R
This vehicle came to me with the complaint of intermitten check engine light. I checked computer for koeo codes with no codes present. I run the koer test no codes present. I test drove this vehicle about 50 miles before the check engine light came on for me. ...
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 F-250 XL 5.8L shifting VIN: 3FTHF25H1V
how you all doing got a 1997 ford f250 and i test drove it and found it shifts hard and rolling at 25 mph it will come out of gear and if u rev it up it will jump into gear... i also have the over drive light flashing on me when i get to through all the gears ...
2001 Ford Escort SE 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP13PX1
We had this escort come in with a check engine light and a complaint of a shake or miss while driving and sometimes at idle.The shop before us figured that an injector was the cause.I scanned the car and found a PO301.We loaded the car in the stall and shorted... Trouble codes: P0301
2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L vent operation VIN: 1FTRW07672
I have a 2002 f150 with eatc climate control. The customer says the truck started switching all air to defrost while driving down the highway.The compressor is on and refridgerant level is correct. I checked for codes using the self diagnostics on the climate ...
2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX12594
HELP!!! Here is an ahead of time thank you for any help anyone can offer. This pu came in from multiple other shop including the dealership ,with mil on and cyl 1 missfire 1 bank lean and 1 bank rich codes, scan data shows exactly that. taking a fuel sample an... Trouble codes: P0301, P0172, P0174
1995 Lincoln Continental Diamond Anniversary 4.6L Air Suspension VIN: 1LNLM97V2S
Hi Guys. This car came in with the "check air suspension" diplay message on dashboard. Checked all fuses and relays and they are ok. According to Alldata, you need a computer to diagnose trouble codes. Is there a way to retrieve trouble codes without a compute...
1997 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L B/U Lamps & Brake lamps VIN: 1MELM5859V
Hi All: I have this 97 Sable has no backup lamp function while in reverse. When reverse is selected the high mount brake lamp lights until the brakes are depressed. When the brakes are depressed in reverse the high mount light goes out, but the left and right ...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1993 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FDKE37H7P
found two problems with vehicle. One was the pcm was not able to perform an self tests or self diagnostics, or the tests it could prform were minimal. we could disconnect several components & run a self-test & the system would pass. Replaced pcm and re-ran qui...
1996 Ford Ranger Splash 4.0L fuse #24 VIN: 1FTCR14X5T
Thanks for all the replies, I found two shorts in the starter relay circuit. One at the gem, and the other was at the starter interrupt relay under the dash due tothe aftermarket alarm that was installed at a prior shop. Thanks again for all the help. steve
1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU34X1V
I am sorry that i waited so long to close this job but for three days the mil light did not come on. I tryed cleaning the connections on the solenoids, shaking and bendind the wiring going to the canister and the gas tank pressure solenoid like some of you rec... Trouble codes: 446.
1998 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FAFP52S8W
we exausted every avenue in this car testing all inputs & outputs to the computer, grounds etc. We even shiped the car off to the local dealer who could not find any problems either. The one big question that syill needs to be answerd is what would make the co...
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