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1996 Ford E-250 Econoline XL 5.8L overdrive light flashing VIN: 1FTHE24H8T
I have a Ford van here that, under acceleration from 45-55 mph will set a code sending the transmission into fail safe mode, resulting in the usual hard shifting until it is shut off. Upon restart fail safe turns off and all is normal until the next time. Pull...
1992 Lincoln Continental 3.8L No Start VIN: 1LNLM9740N
This one was towed in I was told needed a timing chain won't start, it sounds like timing problem but I cranked engine over and found TDC dist. right on no play in timing chain dist. moves with barring engine over I have spark, good fuel pressure, noid light f...

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1989 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FMEU15N2K
Thanks to everyone for your help. Checked PCM grounds,OK. Found that when scan tool was connected it was suppling sensor ground. Replaced PCM, OK.
1995 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTCR10A9S
Howard from California was correct, the Cam Sensor Synchronizer (Oil Pump Sprocket) was defective. My best guess is when the timing belt tensioner was pried over the Oil Pump Sprocket was bent. This would only show up intermittently as a second pulse from the ... Trouble codes: P0340.
2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L blend doors VIN: 2FTRX07W1Y
Group I'm sorry to say that the customer has yet to return..I know that he will he's away on vacation.All 8 replies stated that its probable that the blend door is broken.I wonder only because it takes a while for the problem to 0ccur and will reset with ign. ...
2001 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAHP56S91
Unfortunately I have not repaired the vehicle. I received some generic information from members, but no one had seen the same problem before, and with the VERY specific problem that this car had, idling poorly only with the AC turned on and otherwise running p... 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.
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