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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...
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 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...
1996 Ford F-350 XL 5.8L HIgh Idle VIN: 2FTHF36HXT
Make Me Smart again Ford is causing brain Failure We have this Ford Truck Idles @ 1800 Rpm Always Unless you temporarily Ground the IAC control wire. Then the Iac Voltage goes varying between 3 + 8 volts Then you drive the truck around the block & Wala Iac con...
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTWW32F9X
Good morning-thanks in advance for everyones time and effort.A warning in advance I know very little about diesels.Truck will crank fine but not start.After a little research found that it needs a certain amount out of oil pressure to start.Oil gauge in dash d... Trouble codes: P0475, P0605
2000 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on, low power VIN: 1FMRU1767Y
Truck is running down the road no problems then temp gauge jumps to hot engine goes to limp in with no power pull off the road turn ing off wait 1 minute restart temp gauge is fine eng runns great engine doesnt over heat
2001 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L fuse 22 circuit VIN: 2FAFP71W81
Brake light switch application generates heat sufficient to blow fuse 22. Short to ground at this point appears to be on circuit 511 between C211 and C103 but I find no evidence of anything unusual in harness between these connectors. Multifunction sw has been...
2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU67E81
OK i m back here to see if anyone can shed me some light on this vehicle. Its a 2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac with a 4.0. Vehicle run fine but is running lean at idle. What i found so far is there is 2 codes stored in memory P0171 & P0174 that was stored in me... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Bank 1), P0174 (Lean Bank 2)
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L fan clutch VIN: 1FTNW21F32
when pulling a load ,on accellaration the fan clutch is ingauging and disingauging ??? nom sign of over heating!!
2003 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FAFP48Y23
Please Help! This is my personal car that I just bought. The problem is that the idle is fixed at 1200-1500 rpm. If you cut the car off and restart it it will idle 750-800, as soon as you give it gas or cruise the idle will not lower unless you tap on the iac ... Trouble codes: 1507 (IAC overspeed error)
2004 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Hesitation VIN: 2FAFP71W44
Car runs like it has a clogged converter. Dropped exhaust off at the manifold still no change. Fuel filter is new and fuel pump is 6 month old. Oxygen sensors appear to be working and fuel trim bounces between -4 and 4. Tried a MAF but still no change. No code...
1996 Lincoln Mark VIII Anniversary 4.6L brake/hydraulic VIN: 1LNLM91VXT
When braking quick pull to left felt insteering wheel and comes right back,not bad cold after 5-7 stops noticable. car has been to other shops for concern,alignment good,no loose parts,car was in accident 7 years ago/not bad.Have eliminated a.b.s. sys and rear...
1997 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L ride controll VIN: 2MELM75W0U
cant find much informatoin on this system any help on what code 23 is and the diagnostic

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1989 Ford LTD Crown Victoria LX 5.0L Cuts out VIN: 2FABP74F6K
symptom of low power and cats getting hot .first id like to thanks all 9 replies to this they were very helpful and full of good ideas.im embarrassed to say though that i over looked something very simple,plug wires 6 and 7 were crossed,yes improper firing ord...
1989 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L no spark VIN: 1FTEF14N5K
hey,guys thanks on your input it was the ing.module ,there was a crack in the module from previus tear down ,agian thanks ,runs kind of crapy but its a start prodally needs to be timed runs great 2000 rpms and up.let off stumbles step right on it and dies ect....
1996 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L Brakes VIN: 1FDKE30F8S
Got a few replies to this one and pretty much the explanation was that this was a normal condition. One person had tried new master, booster, calipers etc with no better pedal results. Just for my own piece of mind I tried our newer ambulance which is also pre...
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Oil consumption VIN: 2FMZA5145X
Sorry so long posting any information on this vehicle. Kent from Florida gave me the best (most logical) way to test for internal vac leaks of this type. Kent said: A quick check for that... Pull the PCV valve. Plug the hole in the valve cover & plug the ' B...
2000 Lincoln Continental 4.6L wide open throttle VIN: 1LNHM97V1Y
great! the responses were great and the info aboout the cruise control coming on with the switch off was enlightening. problen turned out to be a sliver of rubber cut on the inside of the sealing boot for the intake snorkel at the throttle body. the end of the...
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