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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L cooling system VIN: 1FA2P5353V
please help. this car came from another shop . most of the usuall has been done but the car still overheats. you can hear the hoses boiling but temp needle is below half, fans come on @ between 220f to 240f .with heater on full blast and still boiling I read a...
1999 Ford Mustang 3.8L 1-2 shift VIN: 1FAFP4442X
Vehicle has harsh 1-2 upshift and downshift. And only 1-2, all other gears feel normal. Related repairs are above. Checked for codes, none were found. I am not a transmission shop but this is a family members car and she's asking for help. Any assistance would...
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)

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1995 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTJW35F2S
Hi all sorry for the delay with the fix, the day i got this thing running was the day i went on holiday !! Anyhow, a huge thanks goes out to everyone who replied, in particular Phil [...]. The level of help i received included many docum... Trouble codes: P1283 (IPR circuit fault).
1999 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 6.8L rear heater VIN: 1FBSS31S7W
Thanks to Todd, Nick & Alisha for responses. We're doing the job Monday, and are billing 4 hours. The local Ford garage charges 3.5 for this job, everyone says this job 'isn't that bad', it just looks more ominous from under the vehicle! Thanks again, and have...
2000 Ford Excursion XLT 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: IFMNU42F2Y
thanks to all for all the help that they offered this one was a hard one but I found the problem number three piston was gone no rings nothing it was all in the oil pan I sold the customer a new engine after a long negotiation once i started it it ran like a c... Trouble codes: P0671.
2000 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FTRE14W4Y
Thanks For The Replies- The concensus was that I have multiple coil failures, some suggested water in fuel and/or bad fuel injectors. The customer has yet to return. I'll repost when/if he does return. Jason
2001 Ford Mustang 4.6L Engine Battery VIN: 1FAFP46V6Y
Thanks again for all your suggestions. I know current draw is what I should be looking for. Can say that it still reads 0.11 amps after an hour which seems high compared to our (Australian made) 6cyl & 8cyl Ford Falcon which sits around 0.02 amps at rest. I'll...
2002 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L rear AC VIN: 2FMDA5249B
i replaced the rear high side line then recharged the system is workinfg good cut the old line open at the place it was getting cold which was just before it was going up in to the body at the rear of the van found part of an old orifis tube was jammed into th...
2004 Ford Focus SVT 2.0L MIL Lamp on, runs rough only cold VIN: 3FAHP30564
Thanks for all the replies and sorry I didnt post this sooner. most of my replies were that the vct solenoid was stuck causing the trouble .I could not be certain this was the problem and I recommended the customer take it to the dealer .We gave the customer a... Trouble codes: P0135, P0320, P1132, P1381.
1986 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1MEBP87U7G
After installing the third rebuilt computer from a different manufacture the car runs fine. thanks for the replies.
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