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1992 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTEX14N3N
Hi Everyone, the problem with this truck is that it runs poorly, especially at idle. It had a bunch of codes but the owner had tried to figure it out first and that may account for some of them. I cleared them and only 21 & 23 reset KOEO. The truck seems to be... Trouble codes: 21 (ECTout of self test range), 23 (TP sensor out of self test range), 33 (EGR valve opening not detected), 41 (No HEGO switching detcted), 51 (ECT circuit open), 81 (Air management 2 circuit failure)
1997 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Air conditioning VIN: 2FALP71W8V
Reciever/drier was replaced spring of 2005 and AC worked great. Now it is blowing warm to hot air from the vents. Compressor clutch is recycling rapid. I checked pressure on low side - compressor clutch will come on at 40 and off at 25. High side - compressor ...
1999 Ford F-150 4.6L abs system VIN: 2FTRX08CXC
Hello, i am hoping that someone will be able to help me on this one, customer comes in with a 99 f150, when stopping, just before coming to a complete stop, it feels like the abs kicks on and the pedel drops right to the floor. It does this all the time, and...
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FTSF30F9X
This truck has a very bad misfire at any engine speed cold or hot. The guy just bought it this way and there is no previous history on this truck. I scanned for codes and there was none. I performed a injector buzz test and they all sounded the same. I perform...
1996 Lincoln Continental Anniversary 4.6L anti-theft VIN: 1LNLM97VOT
does anyone know of a way to bypass the alarm on this? the alarm will go off with no reason (seems worse in hot weather). the customer does not want to put alot into the alarm & would just as soon not have it. i have checked door , hood & trunk switches & they...
2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L alternator VIN: 5LMFU28R63
vehicle arrived at our shop with an after market 200 amp alt. and the battery light was staying on but the system was charging perfect, customer also replace the ecm and we updated the software in the ecm then we replaced the alternator with an original one. b...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1991 Ford Festiva GL 1.3L starts, won't run VIN: KNJPT06H3M
This vehicle is finally fixed. It wasn't a priority repair so it got to the rear burner and then last week my computer went out. All is [...] came up with many suggestions and worked with me all the way thru this job. Some suggestions wer...
2001 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Custom 6.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FDXE45S91
Thanks for the help. Come to find out the the aftermarket fuel pump that we installed was defective. We put in a ford pump and filter and all is well Thanks again.
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L front brakes VIN: 1FTNW21F52
majority of you sugested oe pads. we went with oe pads. front and rear. replaced right front caliper. used high temp anti seize on sliders. we are waiting for the costomer to return for an inspection. will update at that time.
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L unknown VIN: 1FTWW33P45
First, thanks to all that took the time to help, particularly Tom [...]. that sent me the TSB that addresses this problem. Basically the problem occurs because the driveline angle is wrong when the trailer load is placed on the bed of the truck. According to the T...
2005 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L vacum actuated hub VIN: 1FTPW14455
SHORT SUMMARY OF HOW TO TEST-start vehicle raise front wheels off of ground, if wheels trun independantly of axles all is good for the moment, if wheels and axles turn check for vacum to hub if no vacum the check solenoid for proper operation. I found that my ...
1992 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L speedometer VIN: 2MECM74W6N
I got a nice little list of places that sell or repair speedos. I only contacted one and that was Southern Speedometer in Florida, and he could sell me a repaired one. What I did to fix this one was dissasemble an old speedo I had replaced on another Mercury y...
2001 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Unknown VIN: 2MEFM75W11
With all the great replys on how this system works by the fact the cycling switch is the main factor. The fix was to recover the freon and fill up to factory specs, by the way it was over filled the next was to replace the cycling switch with a factory one. Th...
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