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1992 Ford Ranger Custom 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FTCR14V0N
Hi, this is my first use of this great tool, thanks in advance for everyones help and assistance. This truck came to me as a no start. The truck was running great untill a front end collision that required a new rad support and rf fender. The job was done back...
1994 Ford F-250 XL 4.9L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FTEF25Y8R
help it is 90 degrees here and this truck is running hot at idle .runs normal on highway but boils in traffic .i have checked cooling system for hydrocarbons and none found and replaced all parts listed above .has anyone hadf this problem before ?.thanks to an...
1994 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTJW35F7R
Greetings. Searched archives with no satisfactory results. PCM is not controlling the IPR. The unit has battery voltage on both sides. A jump to ground on the yellow/red wire will fire the engine on the first bump. (It's 106 degrees outside.) I am satisfied w... Trouble codes: 841 (ICP Not Controllable), 983 (PCM-IDM Com Error)
1995 Ford Probe GT 2.5L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZVLT22B9S
this car runs perfect up to 2400 rpms then it acts as if the rev limiter kicks in and starts to miss and the cel starts to flash. if you let off the thottle it will quit missing untill you reach that rpm again.read all the posts on probes with miss but found n...
1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Harmonic Balancer VIN: 1FMDU34X5T
Hello, I am a student tech using my instructor's account. After taking off the center bolt, I am having a hard time taking off the harmonic balancer. I've tried two types of pullers and even torching. Is there a special tool or does anyone have a different me...
1998 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L compressor clutch VIN: 1FDXE40F4W
Help! I've lost all my hair. I had no A/C on this van due to a low charge. A pressure test showed no leaks so I added dye and recharged. Worked fine for a month until charge went low again. Black light test showed a leaking compressor shaft seal. Easy enough. ...
1998 Ford Windstar 3.8L ABS system VIN: 2FM2A514XW
i really don't know how to solve this problem... please can somebody give me some hints???
1998 Ford Contour LX 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP66LXW
Where to start,car came in with mil on.P 0171 and P0174,obd2 emissions failure.customer had auto parts store diagnos and someone else replace all o2 sensors and rear portion of cat.after some basic testing,fuel psi,maf cleaning etc. we replace intake gaskets a... Trouble codes: 171 (lean bank 1 limit), 174 (lean bank 2)
2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L shuts off - not charging
Upon cold start, voltage reads 14-14.2. As car warms up voltage will drop to 13.3-13.5. After cleaning ground wires and reattaching, voltage spikes to 14.2. Shut van off. Upon restarting, voltage will be between 13.3 and 13.5. Replaced 2nd alternator for fear ...
2001 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTRWO8L21
This thing has me stumped and It seems so simple. The problem is with cyl #1 the truck came in with a running rough and we had a bad coil so I thought, We replaced the coil no change installed new injector still no change used a noid light on the wiring good a...
2002 Ford Focus LX 2.0L fuel guage inacurate VIN: 1FAFP33P42
This is a strange one. If I clear the code and turn off ingition, then start up car in about 15 seconds the check engine light will come on and set a po460 for the fuel level sensor. If I look on the scanner when you first turn on the key it the fuel guage wil... Trouble codes: P0460
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...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L shift motor VIN: 1FTNX21FO3
Hello to all, Im trying to find Aux.relay box #3 acording to mitchell its in the rear of the engine compartment (NOT) im sure I have a bad low to high relay but its hard to test something when you cant find it.. Any of the good ford Guys out there now where t...
1999 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L No Start, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM82W0X
Gentlemen, first and formost let me thank everyone in advance. Heres my dilemma. Lincoln shows up on a hook last week, its a no start. Check fuel pressure, 42psi koeo. Check spark on no. 1&2 has none. connect scanner no data. Check power at aldl has none. chec... Trouble codes: P0301
1999 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1MEFM50UIX
Need some help on this one!!! we've got a 99 merc sable, with a ohv 3.0. on cold start up and after it has sat for a few hours it floods out and wont start. when checking the data on the vetronix, its showing the injector pulse width over 99ms. when it is floo...

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1994 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FTCR10A5R
most of the relpies were about timing marks & crank sensor problems all checked ok. customer does not want to go any further. thank you for all your time to read this post & thanks to the 6 that responded Thsnk you Ken
1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA5142T
I was chasin the wrong way, thinkin electrical or fuel well the valve train noise got worse so I rechecked compression now I have none in cyls 5 and 6 pulled valve cover off again, got valves stuck down again. Called Jasper and they are sending another motor. ... Trouble codes: P0306 (Cyl 6 missfire).
1999 Ford Escort SE 2.0L Cooling Fan, Hi-speed VIN: 1FAFP13P7X
First of all, I'd like to thank all of you who took time to respond to my questions. Secondly, I have to apologize that it takes me so long to post the following fix: After almost 3 weeks putting the puzzles together, it makes sense to me that the problem st...
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 3FTSX31F1Y
Thanks for the help. Problem was fuel delivery due to previous shop miss diagnosis. Best Regards. Wade Trouble codes: P0340, P1670 (ef feedback signal not detected).
2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L door locks VIN: 56YOP0TTY0
first thanks to all who replied,,found l/f door lock switch had a foriegn substance in it [namley detail gik].replaced the switch and whamo were in bidness again,,,thanks iATN.
2003 Ford Focus ZTW 2.0L Unknown VIN: 1FAHP36383
Thanks to all who repiled. I removed the valve body and di find some rubber particles in the solenoid screen after removing them from the valve body. I then removed the servo piston from the case and it showed definate signs of wear as it had rubber strings ha...
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