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1989 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L no spark VIN: 1FTEF14N5K
cant get spark.theres power to distributor and to the coil when ingnition is on run position. from what was told from good soures that it ran well they had sripped the bolts in the thermastat houseing so gonna replacer lower intake well they took it apart coul...
1992 Ford Tempo GL 2.3L Flexplate VIN: 2FAPP36X9N
I have replaced the Balancer already on this car before because it was clattering. Now its back and at about 1500-2000 rpm only after its warm it sounds like the ring gear teeth rub momentarily on something inside the bell housing. Is it possible that the thru...
1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 2FTHF26F8S
Hi there, This truck came in with a no start when hot and no power. With the help on everyone here we found high psi oil pump bad and replaced o-rings. Problem fixed. Now customer came back and truck will start and idle for a few seconds and then die and has ...
1996 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTHX26F6T
Hello need help on this 7.3 .All scan data while cranking looks normal except for injector pw 0.4,icp 250-350.disconnected icp to put in default.scan data on icp went to 2439 while cranking,still no start.The truck did start once with icp disconnected but no a... Trouble codes: P1283
2001 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L ABS Lamp VIN: 1FTRE14251
Hello again, and thanks in advance for your help. This E150 has the ABS and Brake warning lamps flashing at all times. The ABS light comes on, then the Brake lamp, then they will go out in the same order. About a second later, it does it again. I have no commu...
2002 Mercury Cougar 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1ZWFT61L12
This car missfires under load like a plug wire ign. patterns are same on all cylinders not only one is effected. Air fuel ratio indicates lean mixture with a 16-1 ratio. We replaced fuel pump and filter with ford parts and still the same thing. Wondering about...

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1991 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEU15N6M
thanks for the help. it was the ecm. greg [...] were correct. this was my first post. i should have included more info. i had allready tested map, o2, ect,and, ict sensors. i already tried the ignition module. thanks for all the help. Trouble codes: 512 (keep alive memory failure).
1999 Ford Contour SE 2.0L Timing belt VIN: 1FAFP6639X
Thanks to each of you who responded. I have tried every possible belt tension and have not been able to make this belt run in the center of the cam pulleys.It keeps walking off the front of the cams and then frays on the belt cover. I rechecked for crank and c...
2001 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZR15E21
Thanks everyone. Peter was right on the money. It turns out that my scan tool was reading the code p0135 as a downstream sensor problem when actually it was the b1s1. After searching for a while I did find this info in the mitchell. I guess I shloud have done ... Trouble codes: P0135.
1995 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 2MELM75W2S
Hi all tecs who replied on this Mercury. Got back to IAC valve connection, white wire with red strip, pin #83 on computer connection. With key on connector off of computer, grounded pin #83, IAC would click, reassembled computer hook up and tapped into white w... Trouble codes: P0505 (idle air control problem).
2002 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L temperature setting VIN: 1MEFM55S02
I finally fixed this car yesterday. Many suggested problems with the blend door or the blend door motor or actuator. I first checked the fuses and wiring to the motor and module. Everything was OK. Then I checked for power to the actuator. I had none. Next I w...
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