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1991 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEU15N6M
this vehicle will run great except when you first start it. the check engine light will come on. the exhaust goes way rich, and seems like the timing gets retarded. it has no power, will barely pull itself. once this truck warms up, it runs great all day. on a... Trouble codes: 512 (keep alive memory failure)
1991 Ford Aerostar XL 3.0L Misfire, Misfire under accel VIN: 1FMDA31U5M
This is a 1991 Ford Aerostar with a 3.0 engine. I am about the sixth person to try to fix this problem. The engine misses under hard acceleration. The fuel pressure is good, stable, no unusual fluctuation. The fuel pressure remains in the 38 to 42 psi range un...
1994 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.5L rear speed sensor VIN: 1FDKE30G4R
We are currently working on a ford E350 van. When the vehicle gets hot the speedometer will stop working and vehicle has a shifting problem. I retrieve a code 452 no speed sensor input. I scanned it on the scanner and I confirmed that there was no speed input ...
1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMMDU32E6
these codes set immediatly after clearing,as soon as engine starts up,checked misfire data under global obd & found no misfire codes,suspect timing chain,but idle is relativly smooth,some chain noise heard on startup-cold,ltft is high on bank one, contuinity o... Trouble codes: P0351 (ignition coil a primary/secondary circuit malfunction), P0352 (ignition coil b primary/sec. malfunction), P0353 (ignition coil c pri./sec. malfunction)
1999 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L abs VIN: 2FMZA514OX
Replaced the right front speed sensor and code keeps coming back in history codes .
2000 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FAFP55S2Y
thanks in advance for any help, car came in with the mil on.pulled codes p0171, p0174. fuel trim was way out of specs indicating a vacuum leak. replaced upper intake seals and the stft and ltft came back to o%. road tested car and on second trip the mil came b... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
2000 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L steering VIN: 1FTYR14X4Y
At speeds from 2 to 20 mph, especially on right turns the vehicle will shake through the steering and also can feel in seats. Belt is not slipping, and P/S fluid OK. No shudder exsists on braking. No TSB's apply as far as I can tell. Bearing play is within...
2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMCU04161
this car came in with a mil light on, code p1451 evap canister vent solinoid circuit fault. this car has no other codes or drivibility conserns. while this circuit is activated with the scan tool the solenoid clicks and there is 12.4 volts across the connector... Trouble codes: P1451 (evap canister vent solenoid circuit fault)
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L door ajar switch VIN: 1FTWW33F2E
The truck came in with the radio working after the key was removed (even after the drivers door was opened) The windows also continued to work and the door locks were inop. After checking codes in the body computer a U1262 cameup and I have no info on this cod...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Extended crank VIN: 1FTWW33P33
Hello all, I have an 03 ford F350 with a 6.0L. The engine oil pressure is low and I have an extended crank. Has anyone seen any issuse internal engine that cause this other than the oil pump? Thanks in advance, Alan
1995 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Unknown VIN: 1LNLM82W7S
hi fellow tech's.need some trans help.i personally don't do any trans work here.this was my car and i sold it to a good customer (you know what's coming right)the car drove fine until i stopped using it and was not driven for approx 3 months.shortly after cust...
1986 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1MEBP87U7G
This car was driven to the shop by customer. It has no idle but will drive fine other wise . I found a short in the wiring it the IAC motor and replaced the wiring harness. Would still not idle afterwards so I replaced the computer with a used one I had laying...

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1993 Ford F800 8.3L belt tensioner VIN: 1F0XK84EOP
thank you for all the replies. we ended up cleaning the holes out and used red locktite to hold the factory bolts in. so far no cmplaint from the customer.
2001 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L front crank pulley bolt VIN: SFTZF07341
As it turns out,Ford has two designs for the supercharger drive pulley. All the instructions we could find said to remove the center (reverse thread) bolt,this is for SECOND DESIGN. We had a first design. On this one the center bolt stays put,and the 'hub' on ...
2003 Ford Econoline E350 Super Duty 6.8L refilling problem VIN: 1FBS531523
One down and one to go . The back filter on the first van had a mud wasp nest. I had air flow with the line disconnected from the canister side of the tank. So I went section by section till I came across the filter after the canister. Looks like a mud wasp ma...
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