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1993 Ford Escort 1.9L neutral condition VIN: 1FALP5P256
Transmission was rebuilt a year ago. now it will go into neutral state when driving along in over drive. stop the car and it will move again. after a few kilometers it will go into a neutral state again. Fluid looks foamy like there is air in it. level is good...
2001 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L ABS light on VIN: 2FMZA52401
Run KOEO test and passed 6 times, test drove, activate ABS 10 times, drove 5 miles, code didn't return. Customer drove 3 block Code C1185 returned. Is the relay in the control module or in the relay box or I'm I looking in the wrong area. Thank You Mike
2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.6L Stall VIN: 1FMZU64W72
Posting for another shop. Vehicle will be driving down road or sitting idle and suddenly motor will just shut down. The motor will restart imediately with no trouble. No codes present. Checked for fuel pressure during drive and the pressure was about 45 lbs w...
1992 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1LNLM81W9N
hello guys this car came very late tonight with the complaint of cutting out and stalling only when driving over a bump or driving over railroad tracks and if it stalls it will restart immediatly, no mil on but i checked it with a scanner and found trouble cod... Trouble codes: 157 (mass air flow too low), 341 (cmp signal noise), 172 (ego not switching lean bank 1), 176 (ego not switching lean bank 2), 332 (egr valve not opening), 336 (exh press high or egr signal hi)
1993 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L ride control VIN: 1LNLM91V8P
cannot pull suspension codes with our MODIS,anyone with any ideas? Thanks in advance. Jim
1954 Other Ford Convertible 359CID Generator
This car has a 6 volt positive ground electrical system. This car has an 8 volt battery, because customer couldnt find a 6 volt battery, I couldnt either. Customer said that shortly after we put the voltage regulator on it, a year ago it had a drain. He took i...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Harmonic Balancer VIN: 1FMDU34X5T
Problem solved. Thanks to all the techs that helped me out. I left the center bolt in the balancer and used the puller and it came right out. Using extra long bolts also helped out.
1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L No Start, Hard, long start VIN: 1FALP52U1V
Hey all, Well it runed out to be the constant control relay. I thought it would be this. Thanks for replying and confirming my thoughts. Thanks, Craig
1997 Ford Ranger STX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, High Idle abve 2 MPH VIN: 1FTCR15U0V
First,thanks for the suggestions on fixes for this vehicle. After more testing it was found that a bad speed sensor was the problem. Because of problems like this I sometimes wish that I understood everthing I know about this stuff! Ounce again thanks for all ...
2000 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L odometer VIN: 1FMPU18L7Y
Thank you for all the help We went through the quite easy trouble tree for this and found just like you all said that the cluster is no good Customer did not want it fixed at this time
2005 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start, Excessive cranking VIN: 1FDXF47P45
Sorry guy's it took so long, but the one I needed help on I've still haven't got to. Although the info Don gave helped on four other trucks. I've found alot of ICP and cam sensor bad, mainly false readings and damaged wiring. Once again sorry it took so long a...
1994 Lincoln Continental 3.8L LR Air Bag Soleniod VIN: 1LNLM974XR
Greetings and thanx for the replies. A new solenoid fixed the LR fill issue. I energized the solenoid manually to open her up and blew shop air into the bag. She rose to a usable height. An item of note is that to energize the solenoid to open was to add power...
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