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1988 Ford Ranger STX 2.9L losses power VIN: 1FTCR15TXJ
Hello again, It's the same ford ranger as last time cust had for one week and the truck started to loss power while cruising again, I still cannot get this truck to repeat this while I have been driving it. This truck will only do this at cruising speeds of 65...
1995 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDKE30F1S
Sent this critter to dealer. They diagnosed 6 injectors as bad. Also called EBP sensor. We replaced all parts but still come up with codes and symptom, Ok cold, down to 4 cylinders when warm. Help! Trouble codes: P1271 (Injector circuit open cyl 1), P1273 (Injector circuit open cyl 3), P1275 (Injector circuit open cyl 5), P1277 (Injector circuit open cyl 7), P1293 (Open ground to right bank injectors)
1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FTEX15Y8S
This vehicle came in for stalling and black smoke from tail pipe. There is no codes present. Cant get live data for this vehicle. Cold start is fine and will run fine all day. Once you shut it off and let it sit for appx 4 hours when you start it it will flood...
1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2FMDA5149W
guys and gals...this vehicle misfires badly after driven about 30 miles..ok cold.when it misfires it was flagging 4 cylinders.replaced plugs and the misfire went down to 2 cylinders 2 and 5..coil has good spark but the trigger from ecm looks real funny,not at ... Trouble codes: P0351, P1537, P0430
2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP55U5Y
Car came in with cam sensor housing making noise we replaced housing and sensor and noise was gone, car ran great about 15 minutes later engine light came on with misfire monitor failure. I know there is a certian way to install the cam sensor housing but i do... Trouble codes: 1309 (Misfire monitor failure)
2000 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L a/c clutch VIN: 1FTYR14X5Y
a/c works for 10-30 minutes @ idle, then computer ungrounds wot clutch relay. a/c will work immediately if ignition is cycled off and on, as if something has been rebooted. a/c static pressure 100#. power supply to relay ok on both circuits, relay functions wh...
2001 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZR15E21
i have this ranger that turns the mil on every couple of days. code p0135 set each time. first time we replaced the downstream sensor. second time we checked out the circuit with no problems found between the sensor and computer. All of the o2 sensors look goo... Trouble codes: P0135
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L 4x4 electrical system VIN: 1FTSF31F12
Vehicle was towed in on wednesday August 2, 2006 with a transmission not shifting complaint. After a short check, it was determined that the transfer case was stuck between 4x4 and 4x2 modes. In addition the lights on the dash do not operate when the switch is...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L vents VIN: 1FMDU73EX2
Ok This Explorer does not have Dual Automatic Temperature Control. Customer Complaining that the left side vents are blowing out hot air. Also Complained about hot air from roof vents. Well roof vents were easy ...he had the heat on. The Far left vent isnt blo...
2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP55U63
i havent had much time to look at this car i did scan pcm voltage 14.4 & gem voltage 11.1 the radio will flicker & some dash lights will go into bulb check the car will lose power for 3 or 4 sec. has only happened 3 times in last 500 miles it has not happened ... Trouble codes: B1352 (ignition key in fault), B1318 (low battery votage)
1998 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L Right Air bag VIN: 1L1FM81N3W
This limo is in my shop for the 5th time for the same thing it keeps kicking the bottom of the air bag off the axle where it clips onto the mount (clip is always still clipped into mount like the air bag was pulled away from axle) on the right side only . The ...
2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LR45GHBN1
HELP... to all Lincoln Masters... Another LS is killing me. Allright lets get to it, this thing has a strong misfire on cylinder 6 and then a secondary/coil misfire on 4 other cylinders. First of all the timing is dead on (not jumped). Plugs replaced with moto... Trouble codes: P0306 (p0351-), P0351 (p0352-), P0352 (p0353-), P0353 (p0354-), P0354
2002 Lincoln LS 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1LNHM87AX2
Hello everyone. I have a this Lincoln LS that has a misfire at idle and cruise. It also will surface at WOT. The car came in with an intermittent miss. Checked mode 6 data and found 2800 mifires on #8. All the spark plug tubes were full of oil. I replaced the ...
1999 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L power accessories VIN: 2MEFM75W3X
Customer said that car will be parked in garage at night and the power seats and the auto headlights and radio may come on during the night and run the battery down. He keeps the car on a charger at night because the seats move or lights come on and then the b...
2002 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L temperature setting VIN: 1MEFM55S02
Customer turned on AC and only hot air comes out. Under dash on passenger side, one side of housing is cold and the other side is hot. All dash controls seem to be operating fine, that is air direction defrost, panel etc. Thanks for any help.

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1990 Ford Mustang LX 2.3L Turn Signal Flasher VIN: 1FACP41AXF
Thanks to everyone whom replied. This flasher was located behind the radio center console and moved around by the radio installer.
1995 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FALP42T8S
Thankyou for all the helpful ideas. I replaced the ignition module and the pick up coil and it has been running great.
1997 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L ducts VIN: 1FALP62W3V
I recieved 14 replies and pretty much all of them agreed with me. What the climate controls are doing is normal for a car of this age! Thank you very much! You guys rock!!!
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L engine VIN: 2FMZA5142X
sorry i did not figure out much ruled out quite a bit but still no answer. thanks alot for all the help...suspect torque conv. but customer declined...
1999 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Clutch VIN: 1FMYU24X4U
customer has had the car. he says its getting really bad now, can't ever get it into gear at times. going to pull transmission out in the next couple of weeks when he lets the car go. will update this post then or start a new one and close it correctly. thanks...
2000 Ford F-150 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX18LYN
after considering all options and talking to the customer about the options of removing the timing cover and valve covers to inspect timing and lash adjusters i have as yet to hear from him, we also discussed the option of a new of yet i am waiting h...
2000 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Remote for door locks VIN: 1FAFP53U4Y
From: Adam from New York Date: Aug 14, 2006 7:23 PM if you cycle the key on then off 8 times with out stopping,you will hear the door locks click,then hit either the lock or unlock on the remote so you can program the car to learn the _remotes . adam@hitchki...
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