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1992 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WINX207305
This is my son's car he bought at auction last year and it has this weird problem. The car will run fine until you hit 20mph and it's like someone shut off the fuel. If you hold down the throttle, it will stall, if you let up on the throttle, it will not stall...
1996 Ford Escort 1.9L cooling fans VIN: BUOBDBUDBC
hey guys got this car here and the cooling fans would not come on.I am not too familar with this wiring system.I checked the2 relays by the battery and they look good.There is no power to fans,i see the fan fuse wire going into the fuel injection relay.Could s...
1998 Ford Ranger Splash 2.5L fuel gauge VIN: 1FTYR10C3W
98 ford ranger 2.5l when vehicle rpm hits 2500 or above the check gauges light comes on and the fuel guge will start to climb. Installed a 100 ohm resistor in place of fuel sender with no change. replaced slosh module and fuel gauge assembly also with no resul...
1998 Ford Ranger Splash 2.5L rack & pinion VIN: 1FTYR10C3W
Thanks in advance for any insight to this problem,this is the second time in as many months i've come across this problem,the steering wheel starts shaking back and forth,sometimes violently especially in curves and on a gravel road at slow speeds you can feel...
1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP53U6X
Hi Everyone, I have a 1999 Taurus that was given to me because it would not start (no crank). I jumped the starter and it would crank but still would not start(key was on). There is no theft light flashing and I dont see a chip in the key.I have both original ...
2000 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L nn VIN: 1FTNE24L5Y
i have this big van that make a slight noise or vibration when takin off from a stop and turning slightly. it will not do this if you take off straight. I can feel this almost every time and can do it in parking lot. I just recently replaced the drive shaft be...
2000 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L engine VIN: 1FTYR14X4Y
vehicle comes in for noise, found engine making a chirping noise. first took belt off, noise is still present, can hear noise from one side of engine to the other, wanting to see if anybody has experienced this problem, and if it has to do with cam or crank!!!...
2001 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L abs/air bag VIN: 1FTYR14UX1
hey all, i've got a car lot truck here w/ issues. the customer purchased truck 3 wks ago and now the ses, air bag, abs and speed cont lights on the dash are on. we scanned the truck and found the dpfe voltage at .25 volts all of the time. a new dpfe took care ...
2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L door locks VIN: 56YOP0TTY0
Door locks inop.
2003 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10D33
Got this one 2day very low mileage bad hesitation and runs rough off the line seems too clear up some after it gets going... has a lean symptom to it.. Im seeing longterm fuel trim @ 9 or so @ idle and up to 20 going down the road or off idle. It idles ok but ... Trouble codes: P0171 (system lean)
2005 Ford E-350 Club Wagon XL 6.8L eng VIN: 1FBSS31S15
vehicle came in for sevice.lof,brakes,ect.replaced air cleaner,had no rear a/c was looking for a loose vacume line by air cleaner.(we found the rear a/c problem was a bad expantion valve.we fixed that problem and got another one).lifted air cleaner and vehicle...
2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1LNHM87A71
trying to diagnos a 2001 Lincoln LS (39,004 miles).after warm up the car seems to misfire at idle intermittently.hear alot of pinging during the problem, sometimes stall in stop and go traffic, and buck (misfire ,hesitate) at part and WOT. in the past i have c...
2000 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L front brake VIN: 2MEFM75WXY
Vehicle has had intermittant pull to right when wet out--IE raining hard--customer is very picky and feels that pull is only apparent when wet--I have been over system several times--vehicle has been aligned and have swapped tires to eliminate possible tire pr...

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1989 Ford F-350 Custom 7.5L No Start VIN: 2FDKF37GXK
Thanks guys. I replaced the ECM and the truck has been running fine.It sure is tough when the problem is so intermitent.
1995 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.5L abs module VIN: 1FDKE30G4S
After much research we replaced the hydraluic control unit and drove vehicle for about 70 miles, problem appears to be solved, thanks again to all whom replied and iatn, this is a most uesful tool we have access to. Thanks again for taking the time to reply.
1998 Ford Escort SE 2.0L No Start, POPS THROUGH INTAKE VIN: 1FAFP13P1W
Thank you all for the ideas. Every thing I checked was ok. Timing and timing gears, camshaft, rockers lifters, cam sensor, crank sensor, fuel pressure, fuel volume, injector pulse, spark at plugs, mass air sensor, compression, wires/conections from computer to...
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L Suspension VIN: 1FTWW31P95
thank you for the help i used two pry bars on u joint to press out axle and pressed in new seal with a home made tool all works ok now thank you to all who replied so quickly
1996 Lincoln Continental Anniversary 4.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1LNLM97VST
Not many replies to this complex problem but thanks to Shaun, Robert and Rajesh for there input. Shaun did get it right with the pcm being the problem. My customer, I think is trying to pull a fast one. Or the pcm may have deteriorated further while in our pos...
1999 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L front a/c VIN: SLMPU28L2X
i just wanted to say thanks to who replied. i checked all vaccum lines and seem to be ok. when i pulled the center concole out to check the blend door modulator i saw a lot of broken pieces. the blend door was the problem. replaced it and seems to be ok. thank...
1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZWFT611BX
I recieved 3 replies, two of the replies sugested connector problems. I disconnected and reconnected all connectors on the cam sensor circut. The vehicle has not returned yet after 3 weeks. I don't know if it has been fixed or not. Thanks for your replies ... Trouble codes: P0340, P1519 (Intake Manifold Runner Vaive).
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