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1990 Ford Mustang LX 2.3L Turn Signal Flasher VIN: 1FACP41AXF
I can't believe this but can anyone tell me excactly where the turn signal flasher is located? Alldata says it behind the instrument panel above the fuse panel. It must be invisible. Searched for this flasher most of the morning. Thanks.
1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMCU22X5R
thanks for any info.vehicle runs rich,stalls,if i remove the air hose from throttle body to air flow meter motor just about runs perfect,hook hose back up vehicle runs rich then stalls.replaced air meter,ecm.customer had o2's replaced else where along with egr... Trouble codes: 157 (air meter too low), 158 (air meter too high)
1997 Ford Mustang 3.8L coolant loss VIN: 1FALP4047V
Hi gang.i have this mustang 3.8 v/6 that is getting a/freeze into the oil,head gasket sniff test is negative so far.we replaced the water pump about 6 mos was leaking from the pee hole,the car sat in our lot for 6mos until it was paid for.customer picke...
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)
1997 Ford F Super Duty 7.5L Onan 4.5BGDF VIN: 1FDLF47GXV
Hi all. I'm working on a Onan 4.5 BGDF series and my problem is this thing will die after an hour of use, but it starts right up and you can continue using it for a while and it will die again and still restart. I verified it by starting it and letting it run ...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L fuel in cooling VIN: 1FTNX21F4X
vehicle runs fine, but fuel is filling coolant system and overflowing out of coolant reservoir. can anything other than an injector sleeve cause this? we tried to narrow down which cylinder by using pressurized air in the seperate fuel rails, but found no air ...
1999 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 6.8L rear heater VIN: 1FBSS31S7W
Hello guys, We have to replace the rear heater hose assembly on 15 passenger ford van, 1 ton. Ford sells this as an assembly from front to back . Alldata says 1.8 hours, and no data on replacement procedures. I question the 1.8 hours.Any advice here would be ...
2000 Ford Contour SE 2.0L loss of power VIN: 1FAFP6635Y
owner brought car in stating it needed a tune up/ after asking what the problem he was trying to correct he stated it felt like it had a misfire. drove the car and did not have a misfire but when you go to wide open throttle it will quickly go to about 60 mph ...
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L coolant gauge pegs VIN: 1FTSW30F91
We installed a used engine in this truck. We now have a problem with the temperature gauge pegging to the hot side. I have checked all of the connections,no shorts were found. The ground wire at the sender checked good. I have been unable to find a voltage val...
2002 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L rear AC VIN: 2FMDA5249B
had this van come in rear AC was not getting cold checked presseres low had low charge recharged 3.8 lbs still not cold pulled rear AC cover off found high side was cold low side room temp replaced rear evaporator recharged still same not cold undid all lines ...
2002 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMRE112HB
Ok I have searched Arcives on this one and have found nothing. I suspect that the computer requires re-flashed but have not found anything to support this info. I have a rich condition happening and mabey it is related to fuel pressure. I have 53 psi running @... Trouble codes: P0172 (system too rich b1), P0175 (system too rich b2), P1000 (obd 2 monitor test/drive cycle not complete), P1132 (lack of ho2s b1s1 sw indicates rich), P1152 (lack of ho2s b2s1 sw indicates rich)
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L manual ac controler VIN: 1FDWF36P35
i have a f350 superduty blowing out only from defrost vents. no vacum supply going to controler. has some kind of vacum pump or something like that. have not really seen this kind of set up before. need a ford tech to please help
2000 Lincoln Continental 4.6L wide open throttle VIN: 1LNHM97V1Y
car will go wot killing the vacum and consequently the brrakes are useless. has occured 3 times in 200 miles. first time the lady customer was leaving a stop sign and the car (Christine) took off and the salesman reached over and turned off the key. afterward ...
2000 Mercury Villager (Van) 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2XV11T1Y
Hi Y"ALL!! I need some help on this Mercury Villager van. The wiring for the rear B1S2 sensor was damaged, I have no way of knowing which wire in the Oxy sensor end is. My wiring diagrams only show the vehicle side of the plug. The sensor has 2 white wires on... Trouble codes: P0141

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1989 Ford Thunderbird 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FAPP6041K
thank's to iatn and dan from texas,gary from arizona, mike & phillip from illinois, dave from california and kenneth from ohio. i checked egr good, checked map sensor 106hz at idle. kenneth was the one with the correct diagnosis. it was the injectors. i was ...
1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP53U6X
Hello Everyone, Well the fix for this was a new PCM and it had to be programed in the vehicle by the dealer. I sent the original to the local parts store and they sent it to one of their warehouses to test it and they said it was bad but they can't program the...
2000 Ford F-150 5.4L Battery Light VIN: 1FTRY18L6Y
Thanks guys, your unanimous replies blamed the alternator & you were right. I was misled by Alldata description page about PCM controlled alternators. Also the drivability was not related but caused by the mass air flow meter which was giving a calculated Baro...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L lock sol VIN: 1FMZU73KX2
thank you everyone,used most all your suggestions. what the problem turned out to be was the magnetic clutch for the t-case. found that the ohm value of the one that was in there was appox 1.6 ohms, got a new one from the ford dealer and it read 2.9 ohms. inst...
2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FAFP71W53
thanks for all your help and time . sorry it was late on this but finaly car fixed.wire was open pin #1 command line from the PCM to the driver module. GOOD LUCK TO ALL Trouble codes: P1233.
1995 Lincoln Continental Diamond Anniversary 4.6L torque steer VIN: 1LNLM97V0S
I want to thank everyone for all of the replies. All of the information was a great help in fixing this vehicle. What I found was the engine sub frame was not installed correctly. So, I used the alginment holes to install it properly. After doing this I prefor...
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