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1992 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 5.8L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FBJS31H0N
First time topost so bear with me. This van will run fine until the problem occurs. Normally will occur when van is stopped and you begin to accelerate with very light throttle. Engine will dye.Will start back up and blow black smoke.This is intermitant will n...
1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA5142T
Ive tried everything, new injector, new plug and wire, pulled intake cleaned egr ports, coil, light comes back after about 12 miles. Snap-on scanner shows all good. fuel pressure good. No anti freeze leaking into head or anywhere. Test drove van ended up with ... Trouble codes: P0306 (Cyl 6 missfire)
1999 Ford Contour SE 2.0L Unknown VIN: 1FAFP6632X
Hi Techs, have an oddball here that I have not ran into before. 2000 Contour came in for a brake check stating that she pulls after previous work done at another store. As stated new calipers and rotors were installed. Apparently the vehicle was pulling before...
1999 Ford Contour SE 2.0L Timing belt VIN: 1FAFP6639X
This Contour has a reoccuring problem of the timing belt riding off the front of the cam pulleys. The car came in 6 months ago with the timing belt lower idler pulley bad. The plastic pulley had come apart and allowed the timing belt to jump a tooth. At that t...
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 ...
2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L compressor VIN: 2FAFP713X1
this squad car has no compressor engagement. the computer is not grounding the clutch relay. Output test will turn compressor on and off. Found high pressure sensor reading 1.22 volts, but the scan tool is displaying 12.29 psi. the low pressure switch shows on...
2004 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Cuts out, Misfire
This thing has a mis fire while engine is hot. it acts like its a fuel problem due to the fact there there is no power when it occurs. it feels like its starving for fuel or a vapor lock. sometimes, not always we get multiple mis fire codes... i'm sure this is...
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L dash panel VIN: 1FTNW21PX4
Hi, I am having problems removing the dash board on this F-250 Superduty truck. I have the complete dash board loose except where the defrost connects to the dash. How do you remove the dash panel from this? I have no information for removing the dash board on...
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L factory brake control VIN: 1FTWX33P26
Hello every one, I am looking to see if there is a fix for this factory brake control. Here is what I know ,these new controlers monitor the resistence of the connection on the electric brakes. If it looses connection or is shorted etc. it will flash the contr...
1994 Lincoln Continental 3.8L LR Air Bag Soleniod VIN: 1LNLM974XR
Greetings, this 94 Lincoln came in Saturday for a front tire change. A floor jack was used (right front tire) The switch was shut off and after the tire was installed the vehicle was jacked down, switch turned back on and the rear end was sitting on the body. ...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Pedal VIN: 1FTHX26F5S
Nick was right on the money. We went and drove the vehicle and once it came off of idle the pedal was fine. driving around town the pedal seems perfect. The only time it will fade is at first start up with lots of pressure on the pedal, once driven it works gr...
1998 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDSS34FXW
Hello all and sorry once again for the late post. Were pretty sure this one is fixed. A lot of good responses that taught us plenty. It's a pretty long post. We last left this one with an update, and were going to start by re-checking wiring and scoping the se... Trouble codes: P1218 (CID circuit short to power), P1107 (dual alt. lower ckt. fault), P1105 (duallalt. upper ckt fault), P1106 (dual alt. lower fault).
1998 Ford Contour 2.0L wot a/c relay VIN: 1FAFBP6630
sorry it took me this long but i got the new relay from ford and it is normaly closed,then the pcm energize it when its in wot. ifound that somebody worked on it before and put the wrong relay thanks to all of you.
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L courtesy lights VIN: 1FTNX20S9X
repalced the switches in door latch assembly for the courtesy light problem, replaced the left side power door lock actuator to fix the power door lock problem. thanks to all who responded.
2000 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L engine VIN: 1FTYR14X4Y
thankyou everyone for responding, my first thought was the cps, just couldnt find it uasually there in the front, this one happens to be in the back way deep below intake man. well noise is gone thanxs!!!
2000 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start
WOW! you guys are AWESOME! Every response gave great advice. Especially Mike (from California). Scanner was reading 0 oil pressure but I just didn't believe it. Figured there must some electrical problems. Checked out all of the readings everyone recommended-e... Trouble codes: P1280.
1999 Mercury Villager Estate 3.3L CV joint VIN: 4M2XV11T9X
Thanks to each person who responded. As many of you pointed out, the outer joint is not meant to be removed.The only way to replace the outer boot is to remove the inner joint and slide a new outer boot over the entire length of the shaft. I chose to replace b...
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