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1966 Ford ac cobra 427CID Surge
finaly got this cobra running , now back to the carbs does any one have experience on jetting these things . two days of playing and it runs better but has a large stumble at 2000 - 2500 rpm. the current set up is 38mm chokes, idle air130, idle jet 60, main je...
1988 Ford Thunderbird LX 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FABP6242J
Must be missing something simple here - car has surging idle, lean roll, acts as if EGR valve is leaking at idle. Blocked and tested the valve, showed no problems. Base idle and TPS set (TPS 1.15V closed, 4.4V WOT) and MAP Signal seems okay (140Hz KOEO, 110Hz ... Trouble codes: 41 (HEGO Not Switching System Always Lean)
1993 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FMCU24X4P
This Explorer came in with customer complaining about surging with loss of power. It took us 2 weeks of driving to duplicate the problem. We got a couple of snap shots of the engine data, and when it acts up it goes into Open Loop with both O2 sensors going to...
2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L torque converter VIN: 1FMCU02101
Hi All, I have this escape that i cant seem to find anything wrong with it but it has a problem. when you are driving it at highway speed 45-65 ( or faster i am sure but that is as fast as i can go on our roads ) it will have a part throttle TCC unlock shudder...
2003 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L Transfer case VIN: 1FMDU75WX3
Hey everyone. This explorer was originally worked on by another technician who replaced the front diff for a whining noise. This vehicle still had a whining noise when I got it. I test drove and found it would whine usually at about 80km/h and got louder with ...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Poor power VIN: 1FTEX14N9R
I would like to thank all of you that replyed to this request. A lot of you said plugged exhaust, that was not the case, the cat had been knocked out by the customer and the rest of the exhaust was new. Fuel presssure was checked may times on both tanks with n...
2002 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L reverse shift VIN: 3773889944
Hello fellow members. I am going to have to close this request with out a fix.I want to thank all the members that sent help. All were very helpful. I related the info to my customer. He said he don't have money now to fix it. And for some weird reason he don'...
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