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1992 Ford Escort 1.9L belt squeel
this compressor is locking up and squellin the belt,2 weeks ago the car came in with the center of the clutch torn out the compressor wasent frozen i replaced the compressor acclumlator and tube 5 days later it came back with the same thinf the rubber seperate...
1994 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L air bags VIN: 2FALP74W8R
Hello Group, This Crown Vic is blinking a code 13. It indicates that the primary circuit has shorted to ground. I have 2 questions...1)Is there a common trouble spot in circuit 614 that can lead to this? 2)Will I have to replace the Diagnostic Monitor due to t...
1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L No Start, Hesitation VIN: 2FTHF26F8S
Hi there, This my first post so bare with me please. Truck came in with a MIL on and poor running under load. Check codes and found 1211 and 1212. Test drove and when cold truck has a slight long crank time but when hot will not start or takes several trys and... Trouble codes: P1211
1996 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Pressures VIN: IFMDU34X2T
This truck came to us with no charge in the system. We charged it, found a leak and repaired it. After we evac/recharged it the system would pressurize to 375 PSI high side, 35-65 on the low side. then we would disconnect the compressor to prevent damage as it...
1997 Ford Taurus SHO 3.4L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FALP54N8V
I hope someone has seen problems with these SHOs that might be helpful. I have an intermittent no start hot. The only facts I have at this point is when it dies, if you crank it the EEC will not activate the fuel pump relay that is part of the constant control...
1997 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Lighting VIN: 1FMDU24E2V
Hi everyone.Dome lights intermitently stay on.Not a switch problem.I've dealt with them before.With ligths stuck on I can watch all door and rear glass switches say closed on our ngs scanner.Can open and close all of them and watch scanner data switch back and...
1997 Ford Contour GL 2.0L p/s system VIN: 1FALP6530V
I remove the engine and trans to rebuilt trans cd4e all went well for except when I install eng & trans my p/s does not work right it works like a manual steering .I think it had the clear type of p/s fluid like you buy at any auto parts store. But by factory ...
1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTRF18Z8X
this pickup has a dealer installed propane system on it the truck runs fine on gas but will not start on propane no codes on the pcm side of computer when i scan the alt fuel computer i get a p1133 mitchell has no info on a factory propane setup. after the pic... Trouble codes: P1133
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L Suspension VIN: 1FTNW21S7Y
Thanks in advance. This 4x4 truck has a noise on the passanger side and you feel it in the passanger side floorboard. With someone pushing up and down on the passanger front it fells like it is comeing from the rear bushing on the leaf spring. Any help would b...
2001 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L front crank pulley bolt VIN: SFTZF07341
having trouble removing supercharger drive pulley from front of crankshaft. reverse thread bolt will not break loose. tried holding flywheel while using a long breaker bar. have tried using half inch drive impact. afraid something is going to break here. anybo...
2001 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Brake Lights VIN: 1FTRW08L31
I've got this 01 F150 that has a short in the brake light system. I've eliminated the wiring harness going to the back and also the one going to the front by unplugging them, and the short is still there. I'm pretty sure that it's inside the cab somewhere. I'm...
2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4.0L starting VIN: 1FMZU77E21
replace computer, send it car to reprogram the keys the keys. the car wont start the starter relay clicks but the engine wont crank...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNX21LO3
truck came to me from car dealer with mil lamp on both heater faults codes in memory, ohmed o2's from ecm plug with ecm unplugged one ohm'd open, the other out of range, installed two new motorcraft 02's. codes came back within a week sat on power feed didnot ... Trouble codes: P0135, P0155
2004 Ford Focus ZTS 2.3L alternator VIN: 1FAFP38Z44
hello all and thanks ahead of time. this car is driving me nuts. came in nothing special. battery light on alternator not charging. customer had installed new battery. removed and replaced alternator. still no charge. starting to get worried. checked my shop k...
2002 Lincoln Continental 4.6L ac VIN: 1LNHM97U62
Customer says the car will blow full heat after sitting on hot days. Start off blowing cold but as she drives down the road it starts to blow full warm have check all refrigerant pressures and are all ok. I have driven the car a number of times but always seem...
1998 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L ac temp VIN: 1MEFM50U4W
Cust. complaint is ac gets warm int. Ambient air temp when pressures were taken was 85 degrees f. and 80 Pecent hummidity. With mode set to max and fan speed on low ac duct air was 30 degrees f. High side pressure was 165psi. Low side pressure was 35psi. Could...
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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1975 Ford Pickup F250 7.5L Unknown
Thank you for all your replies. I installed a bigger expansion,flushed out old oil and install proper amount and charge. Once again thank you for your help.
1993 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 5.8L OD, shift quality VIN: 1FBJS31H1P
After all the checking and testing and realizing the master tech was picking up PIDS it had no business picking up such as trans temp and actual lever position as oposed to the general PN/DRL (which it would see). We turned our attention to what Charles from M...
1994 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L fuel smell after shutdown VIN: 1FALP52U1R
First,I would like to thank all who responded.Customer had to have car,would bring back at later date.Customer says that sympton has not returned since picking up car.After some discussion w/customer,I believe problem is in EVAP system,probably due to topping ...
1995 Ford Probe GT 2.5L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZVLT22B9S
First, Thanks to all who replied. Special Thanks to Christian [...] who suggested scoping the crank sensor at idle and 2000 rpms. When attempting to scope the crank sensor we found the bolt holding the crank sensor in place sheered at the back of the crank sen...
1998 Ford F-150 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTRF09L7W
well this one is fixed. I checked everything that i could replaced two of the coils an swapped coil. i finally ended up trying to tracked down the cause of the excessive amperage on #4coil. Since the connector had been replaced i tore onto the the tape that co... Trouble codes: P0304.
2003 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Power to pcm VIN: 1FMPU16L83
Found a bad relay for the pcm, i posted a little early before i had a chance to really pinpoint test all the circuits involved, I have heard that the fuse panel is prone to having trouble with the internal buss bar, it also is 2 pieces of plastic with more rel...
2003 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10D33
Well this was a tough one and we knew it was gonna be something stupid... It ended up being bad gas which we had suspected but thought it had water in it but after removing the bed and looking in the tank there was no sign of water... smelled a little old thou... Trouble codes: P0171 (system lean).
1996 Lincoln Town Car Cartier 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNLM83W9T
thanks to all for the help ,at was a bad pcm module as most of the repliys
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