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1989 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FMEU15N2K
This truck is my son's farm truck. He shorted positive battery post against hood and melted all engine grounds. Have replaced all grounds, now truck will start and stall unless you give it some throttle and then runs rough, rich exhaust smoke. Have Snap-On Mod...
1993 Ford Escort LX 1.9L No Start VIN: 1FAPP11J8P
i've got a 93 ford escort w/ 1.9L . no injector pulse. cust replaced icm and coil pack before it got to me. found the fuel pump will run in the on position but shuts off in start position. with the key in the on position and fuel pump running i jump starter an...
1995 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FTJW36F7S
truck came in runs rough and miss on accel. no codes in computer. preform buzz test all sound good but 1. is buzz test done in engine firing order. injector will buzz but not as loud as the rest.if it does not pass buzz test does that mean injector is bad.than...
1999 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L #11Fuse VIN: 1FTRE1423X
Ford guys we inherited this E150-vehicle was towed to a Ford dealer because would not come out of park & abs light flashing all the time.recepit states tech repaired an open behind fuse box & an open behind instrument panel to abs module.we found a blown #11 f...
1999 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L egr flow insufficien VIN: 2FMDA5343X
replaced pdfe sensor and cleared codes but ses light keeps coming back on for egr insufficient flow.what would you do next to fix the reoccuring problem of [...] Trouble codes: P0401
2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FMYU03171
truck came in with an intermintant no start. after 2 days it acted up did not start. traced to no fuel presure. tested for power and ground ok. replaced fuel pump assembly. now we have 60-65 psi fuel presure but it won't start. has spark, and we can get it fir...
2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L flexplate VIN: 1LNHM87AXY
rebulit trans and replaced converter and flexplate flex plate was the updated one from lincoln. torqued bolts as per lincoln specs and used lincoln special tool to align converter and flexplate. still has knocking comming from bellhousing this is the fourth ti...
1991 Mercury Tracer 1.9L no power VIN: 3MAPM10JXM
the problem we have now is that the vehicle has no intial power. for the first 100 feet the car goes about 10-15 miles per hour maybe and then it revs to 4500 and shifts and has power. up hill as long as you have a good run is no problem but has trouble going ...
1994 Mercury Tracer 1.9L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1M4D5HK123
Vehicle came in about a week ago with a no start condition, found no fuel pressure, replaced fuel pump and car left. Vehicle came back today with die out condition. Talked with customer and she said that it was happening before the pump, but she just assumed t...

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1993 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Misfire VIN: 2FTHF36MXP
Hey fello mechanics, this one is fixed. Had to send it over to a local diesel shop. They had to replace a fuel hose. Am sort of unclear as to how we could have good fuel volume even though there was a problem with the fuel hose between the tank and lift pump. ...
1995 Ford Escort LX 1.9L orfice tube VIN: 1FASP15J2S
thank you all for your assistance in the direction to put the orfice tube in. For anyone not sure, the small end goes toward the evaporator and the longer screened end points toward the condensor. The system is installed and working fine. Also I wanted to ment...
1997 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L No Start VIN: 1FTDX1725V
After discovering the broken crankshaft dampener I inspected the crankshaft further and discovered that the threads were stripped in the snout of the crankshaft. After installing a Helicoil, a new (updated) ballancer, and a fresh bolt the vehicle fired up on t...
1998 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L compressor VIN: 4F4YR16U4W
Thanks to everyone for there advice. The customer decided to just replace the whole compressor due to the fact that this truck has over 200k on it and he didn't want to have any more issues with the ac in the near future. After installing the new compressor an...
2000 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10C8Y
thanks to all for input. after clearing light code didn't return. i guess chalk it up to a ford. Trouble codes: 1401 (dpfe ckt high voteage).
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