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1975 Ford Pickup F250 7.5L Unknown
First off let me start off by saying that this vin is wrong,don't have the vin. Secondly let me say that this is a 1975 Ford F250 with a 1996 Dodge Cummins Diesel in it with a tranny from a 1995 F150,e40d. Now that you know what I am having to deal with let me...
1988 Ford Ranger STX 2.9L loses power VIN: 1FTCR15TXJ
This truck will only lose power if at highway speeds for over 30 minutes occasionally, if you cycle key truck will at normal, or if you drive at low speed for a few blocks it will return to normal. Map sensor shows good on sun scope, so does tps and coolant te...
1997 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L ducts VIN: 1FALP62W3V
Hello everbody, Need some help, advice or tell me this is normal! I'll start by saying we replaced the heater core and thats when the "problem started". I think this is normal for the car. The customer is one of those that ALWAYS has something to complain abou...
1998 Ford F-150 4.2L Mechanical VIN: IFTZF1726W
Wasted time and Money 4.2 F150 1998
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Starting VIN: 2FMZA5141X
i have a parasitic battery draw, and i narrowed it down to the #3 and #4 switched system power relays. i need to know if anybody has run into this same thing and knows where i can find a good wiring diagram for theser circuits. i tried alldata and got nowhere....
2001 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAHP56S91
I went to a Ford dealer to try an IAC valve, which it took about half an hour for them to find for their own vehicle. then I installed it, and behold, it ran worse than it did with the original IAC valve in it. SO, does anyone out there know what in Hades the... Trouble codes: B1260 (Solar Radiation sensor circuit short to battery), B1696 (Autolamp on circuit short to ground), B1790 (Autolamp sensor input circuit failure), P1464 (AC demand out of self test range), P0301
2003 Ford E-350 Club Wagon XL 7.3L compressor VIN: 1FBSS31F73
Hi guys, I've got a repeat problem with this vehicle, original complaint of no cold a/c found high pressure reading fluctuating between 220 and 230 psi and low side at 70 psi. We replaced the accumulator, orifice tube and compressor and flushed the front and r...
2004 Ford Freestar 3.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTZA54634
I need some help with this 2004 Freestar. The vehicle came in for PA state emissions with check engine light on, and failed with codes po171 and po174. I have had older Windstar 3.8's with same codes, and have done the TSB for plenum seals, bolts, and\or valve... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L line pressure VIN: 1FTSW21555
ok group here goe's first of all , this truck has no warrenty!! the trans failed and burned lightly under hood items. insurance totaled the truck. my boss bought it salvaged truck is immaculate,2000 miles, fixed under hood burn items and then fired it up(no pu...
2005 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTSS34P25
Vehicle approx 2 months ago was filled up with Gasoline. At that time tank was drained and refilled with Diesel. There has been no noted problems since. With the exception of an intermittent no start and cuts out while driving. Today I checked the codes and fo... Trouble codes: P2291 (ICP too low - engine cranking)
1995 Mercury Villager GS 3.0L distributor VIN: 4M2DV11W1S
Hello all, vehicle has a rattling noise comming from distributor when engine is revved off idle. dist. replaced by another shop. You can even feel the rattle in the dist with your hand on it.Inspected under cap to make sure no interference. Pulled dist and che...
1998 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L gear box? VIN: 2MEFM75W1W
Hello everyone, The owner of this vehicle is the 2nd owner and it has driven like this since he bought it. He is not sure of anything done previous to the vehicle. You have to turn the steering wheel to get it back to center, if you try to let it return back b...

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1996 Ford Taurus SHO 3.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: IFALP54N5T
Thanks for all of the replies, and so quickly. I don't mean to offend anyone by saying this, but I posted this problem because I found out what the problem was, and just wanted to share with everyone and anyone that may run into this same dilema. Just like Ste... Trouble codes: P0401 (insufficient egr flow detected).
1997 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FALP62WXV
Thanks to all that responded. I installed a remaned ecm from the local Ford house, now the car runs better then ever. It never hurts to get a second opinion. Thanks IATN Network. Bryan
2003 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Lean/rich VIN: 2FTRX18WX3
Sorry for late closing. Recap, LTFT off on both sides after major engine repairs and misfire on #6. Customer took it to AZ for free scan and then installed one or more O2 sensors. I waited as long as possible to see if codes {and customer} would return. So far... Trouble codes: P0171, P0175, P0306.
1991 Mercury Tracer 1.9L no power VIN: 3MAPM10JXM
Customer wanted vehicle back for son to drive. I warned of the problems that still exsisted but they insisted. Hoping to have vehicle back in a couple of weeks to try some other ideas. However to this date no fix was found. We checked everything over and it st...
1998 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM55UXW
well i finally got it.the solid state relay allowed the air pump to run.that elminated the p1413 code but upon it leaving it popped a p411 insuffincent air flow,not enough to drive o2 sensors lean.so followed trouble tree twice,just to make sure,said vaccum li... Trouble codes: P1413.
2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L convertor area VIN: 4M2DU86W82
Most of the replies said that the noise was probably still the t/conv. Some mentioned front pump problems. One said to check crankshaft thrust. The thrust was ok. The reman convertor was aftermarket. We installed a factory reman convertor and front pump. The n...
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