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1988 Ford Ranger S 2.9L 2-3 shift VIN: 1FTBR10T5J
i have this a4ld that won't go into third gear. when it's shifted manually, it just coasts. when d or o is selected it stays in second. if i could get some direction, it would be greatly appreciated! thanx in advance! gale
1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Surge, DECEL VIN: 1FMCU24X5R
first of all thanks in advance for your time and help, i realize what it takes to take a few minutes to read and come up with some helping thoughts. this vehicle came in with the egr tube rusted off, repaired that and replaced the pfe sensor,tps,plugs, the o...
1996 Ford Mustang 3.8L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP4046T
Hello and Thank You Ford techs for reading this. This car will miss fairly regularly under heavy acceleration. It has set code P0305 2times, but now won't set again, but still misses under load. I tried cleaning the injectors with Ford cleaner, even tried a ne... Trouble codes: P0305
1998 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L no engine braking VIN: 1FAFP52S6W
Got one for you Ford guys. Customer came in for no engine braking. Checked for codes and found none.Test drove car and found that when you take your foot off the gas, you just keep going like the cruise is on, but it will eventually start going down. It idles ...
1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Locking hubs VIN: 1FTZR15VXX
Hi all. Hope someone out there has had some experience with these. I have a 1999 Ford ranger 4x4 come in with a front differential pinion seal leaking, the second tome he's replaced it. While changing it I noticed that the front driveline wouldn't turn even th...
1994 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L No Start VIN: 2MELM75W5R
Good Morning! I have a problem child here and I need help! Car was towed in, no start,. Checked no spark or injector pulse, fuel presure is fine. Had no rpm input to ecm. Got under the car and checked the crank sensor resistance real quick, got 368 ohms. Plugg...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1993 Ford Thunderbird LX 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FAPP6245P
Ricky hit the nail on the head,it was the cam.I had checked the chain but failed to look at the cam. thanks for all the replys!
2000 Ford Windstar 3.8L cooling fan VIN: 2FMZA51454
Thanks again IATN members,Igot the cooling fans to come on by replacing the fuse,HA! The key was having a guide to fuse placement and that was provided by an online owners manual suggested by one member.The fuse,one of those with a clear plastic window looked ...
2000 Ford Contour LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP6636X
I replaced the catalitic converter and the problem has gone thanks very much to all people for your responses Trouble codes: P0420 (Catalistyc Eficience low bank 1).
2002 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FDXF46S32
well i got the pcm and still didn't fix the problem. so i replaced the vss sensor still no fix. removed differential cover to inspect teeth on ring gear and all was good. so i decided to do a power balance test and amazingly (since i didn't feel any kind of en...
2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L 4 wd VIN: 1FMDU72E22
Well the Explorer is fixed. Replacing the 4x4 control module did the trick. Only had 3 replies with all of them suggesting the motor on the transfer case was the likely culprit. Decided to go with my gut this time & it worked out. The only other thing I can te...
2003 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L I wish I knew VIN: 2FTRX18W13
I wanted to wait until the customer had driven his truck problem free for a few weeks before I closed this help request. It appears that it was in fact the PATS that was causing the no start. When the customer was dropping off his key each time he left the veh...
1999 Lincoln Continental 4.6L Steering column VIN: 1LNHM97V9X
This vehicle is fixed, i found a combination switch that was getting hot after a very long drive, replaced it and all is well now. Thanks so much for the replies, Devin.
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