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1992 Ford F-250 Custom 5.8L Stall VIN: 2FTHF25H1N
Vehicle runs well. But it will intermintently die on a decel or light tip in from a stop. Vehicle had evp code. EVP and EGR were replaced with oem parts. Still had problem. I realized the egr was opening with off idle rpm with egr vacuum line disconnected. I'm...
1994 Ford Aerostar Eddie Bauer 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FMDA41X9R
Idles fine Miss under load. Power brake in shop will cause symptom. With engine analizer connected, KV & Spark time is normal but power contribution drops to zero on cylindrs 1 and 4. fuel pressure does not drop off. spark does not go away has new injectors . ...
1996 Ford Probe GT 2.5L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZVLT22BXT
this car would not start for the customer multible times then when towed in it would start fine for us. After two or three times we just tried a crank sensor as it was setting this code every time. So it didnt start again for him and i drove out to the house a... Trouble codes: P0335
1996 Ford Contour GL 2.0L abs VIN: 1FALP6538T
Greetings, ABS Light on with codes c1148, c1158, c1168, c1178. These codes will set after driving around 40mph. While driving I noticed the speed sensors for all four wheels are reporting about 15 to 20 mph above the speedometer which appears correct. I was on...
1996 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FALP62W5T
this one is killing us here.we have no power to the fuel pump.And the ccrm has been replaced.we have pin test all ground to the computor and check out good.pin 18 on the ccrm is not grounding at the pcm.all fusess are good.and power leads check out o:k.we repl...
1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L battery drain VIN: 1FAFP52U6W
Little ol lady with a gem of a problem. Several codes has drain. Am in the process of familiarizing myself with this problem and system. how do you check for a drain if it takes 45 minutes for the gem to shut down the relay? I have checked all engine grounds a...
2000 Ford Contour SE 2.0L cylinder head VIN: 1FAFP6639Y
Number 4 cylinder has a dead miss at all times. There is lifter noise and excessive clearance on #4 exhaust valves. Good compression and excessive clearance indicated collapsed lifters. Vehicle has been run approximately 30 min in shop and driven 30 miles and ...
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 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Case VIN: 1FDWF37F32
Truck came in 2 months ago w/ fluid leak due to crack extending around rear of case. As our trucks are operated offroad on cattle ranch, I figured had hit a pothole causing the damage so replaced w/ ford reman. unit . Now 2 months later truck is back w/ crack ...
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
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: P23ED44187
maybe some one can help with this one. i don't work on diesels but this is a buddies truck (you all know how that gos) anyway he replaced the air filter with a k&n cold air kit which had a filter & box with a snorkel after the install the check eng. light came... Trouble codes: P0671, P0673, P0675, P0677, P2285 (p2287-), P2287

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1994 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTJW35F7R
Sorry for the dalay in posting the fix. My customer spent a few weeks in Colorado to escape the 100+ degree heat here. Nearly all of the replies pointed to the PCM. The Injection Pressure Regulator is a pulse width modulated device which is controlled by t... Trouble codes: 841 (ICP Not Controllable), 983 (PCM-IDM Com Error).
1996 Ford Mustang 3.8L head bolts VIN: 1FALP4048T
I took everyones input to consideration, but since I still have the engine appart I figure its not to much more work and money to replace the bolts and gasket on the one head I over torqued. I guess this way I am definatly safe and its only an extra 30 bucks f...
2002 Ford Focus ZTW 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP36362
Hey guys, Thanks for all your help. I performed a cylinder leak down test. All cylinders had minimal leak down. We ended up swapping out the faulty fuel injector for a known good one. We had contacted the shop forman at our local ford dealership here in town... Trouble codes: P0304 (misfire cylinder number four).
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