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1989 Ford F-350 Custom 7.5L No Start VIN: 2FDKF37GXK
This truck will intermittently quit and not start or not start after turned off. Testing shows good spark and fuel pressure but no injector pulse when no start occurs. I have a good pip signal at ignition module. Since the problem is so intermittent its hard t...
1992 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTDF15N2N
we really need help with this one. it will start and run really rough today and tomorrow it might run great. hard start intermittent. sometimes will idle great then just die. this truck belongs to one of our guys, we have replaced almost everything except pcm ...
2000 Ford Focus Sony Limited Edition 2.0L gem, ctm VIN: 1FAHP3435Y
This vehicle was purchaced in auction so no prior history or symptoms are known. The battery will discharge after a few days, good charging system voltages and the battery passed the tests. Checked for draw, between 153ma and 173ma were found. I preformed the ...
2002 Ford Focus SE 2.0L serp belt VIN: 1FAFP34P72
Hi techs, this focus came in with a broken window regulator and a secondary complaint of belt noise upon morning startup. Owner had been using belt dressing to quiet noise with temporary sucess. I cleaned off the pulleys and installed a new belt. The old one ...
2005 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start, Excessive cranking VIN: 1FDXF47P45
This one you have to crank over excessively but once it starts it runs great all day. I've changed oil and filters including both fuel filters but the morning it does the same thing. I've checked for codes and got none. This is not the only truck in the fleet ...
1996 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: IMELM50U6T
I could not find any diagnostic information about P1405 on the Mitchell. What should I inspect first. Can I replace DPFE sensor? Thank you previously! Trouble codes: P1405 (dpfe upstream hose off)
2001 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM55S01
hi group, i have posted on this car before and didnt get any useful info. the car left and is now back. runs rich, ltft bank 1 -22%, ltft bank 2 -11% and misses on cyl 1 intermittantly. my main question at this point is, is 65 psi of fuel pressure too much? i ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0301

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1994 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 5.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FALP42D3R
in the process of checking connectors and ground along with wiring, the vehicle would not die again. we kept it for 3 more days and drove it every chance we had. would not die. the customer has had it for 3 weeks and we have not heard from him. thank you all f...
2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FMYU03171
the fix for this escape was a differt key!! the truck did not start with the extra key the customer gave me. when he came back with the orignal ford key all was well again, so the truck did have a bad fuel pump but the spair key that was left me was no good !!...
2001 Ford Focus SE 2.0L rear hatch VIN: 1FAHP36361
We have had another look at the vehicle and re adjusted the rear hatch latch? could not see any issues and the hatch has popped open only once since we replaced the latch. We asked her to be sure the hatch shut properly and untill the problem occurs again we w...
2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FAFP55243
I determined the PATS system affects the starting system not fuel control anti theif not the problem. Put in a cam sensor and all is well. THANKS EVERYONE
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