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1986 Ford F-250 6.9L Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: YFTHF261C8
Need help on this 6.9 please. I did a valve job due to cracked head. The trouble I am having is its over fueling and missing bad. White smoke out tail pipe. I have check for air in the system with a clear hose and its OK. I have installed new injectors. By pas...
1996 Ford Probe GT 2.5L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZVLT22B5T
This cust. has been very patient with me and lets me keep his car for 3 days every time but it fails to act up with me. The problem is that it stalls only on decel with the engine hot and doesnt restart for about 20 min. I replaced the ckp sensor about a month... Trouble codes: P0335
1999 Ford Windstar 3.0L all 4 gauges VIN: 2FMZA51U6X
the 4 gauges that act up are the fuel ga, tach, speedo, & temp, when they act up, they sweep back and forth randomly. the odometer works ok when they are acting up. cleaning ground G304 did not help. i saw them act up the last time that i drove it, after start...
1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L timing belt VIN: 3FAKP1136X
Hi all, Once again I find myself with a "wont leave"...you know the only thing worse than a "comeback" We took this escort in a couple of weeks ago with a sliced timing belt,at that time we found a seized idler bearing pulley and replaced the timing belt along...
2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP55UXY
On acceleration cold car will buck and surge and set check engine light on. Customer had it to two other shop and both replace the cam sensor. We removed and check the timing but the code still returns. Could it be a pcm??? We have replaced the synchronizer,th... Trouble codes: P0340
2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX17W92
Help!!! I've removed the ECM & traced wires to no avail. All wiring test good from ECM to respective pigtails. The DPFE sensor has 1.02-1.12 volts with EGR closed. Open the EGR at idle and the DPFE voltage only goes to 2.65v. Spec says it should be 4.5v. What ... Trouble codes: P0403 (EGR Circuit fault)
2003 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L accumulator
The a/c system was low so I filled it and put in dye. Returned a week later with low pressures again and no a/c. Used black light to find major leak where lines go into the accumulator. Removed lines and found no problem with the O rings. Called dealer and the...

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1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L code p0761 VIN: 1FALP52U2T
Hello again everyone! We recieved 6 0r 7 responses on this Taurus and the general consensus was that it usually takes more than the 2.4 hrs allotted and you can run into replacing the valve body. We did pull the side cover and the clip on the forward clutch co...
2000 Ford Focus LX 2.0L No 12v to compressor clutch VIN: 1FAFP33P8Y
Seems that this wiring is identical to factory. The A/C cut-out relay is located UNDER the battery junction power box, not IN the box as the label reads and all info systems state.Relay was weather contaminated.Replaced the relay and RELOCATED it to battery bo...
2002 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Stall VIN: 1FAFP34PX2
we had checked all grounds everything was good but i found some harness connections on top of trans that had some corrosion since this car lives by the shore. i cleaned them up put every thing back together and it seems to be working fine.
2001 Lincoln Continental 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1LNHM97V81
I am sorry to report that the customer pulled the vehicle out because he had to have his car. He did return and wanted us to replace his fuel filter. I did check the filter and it was not blocked but replaced it any way. He said it has not acted up on him. I b... Trouble codes: P1237.
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