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1993 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L fan relay module VIN: 1FACPS2U7N
Hi ya'll this is my first post so please bear with me. I looked for a related problem and could not find one. This vehicle is in new condition so the mileage is probably correct but we all know age is a factor also. Customer came in last week complaining about...
1994 Ford 128000 2.0L Starting VIN: SCORPE1994
Hi, I got a 1994 Ford scorpio. After left front door been repaired the car could not start anymore. I heard there was an anti-theft system diabling the starting function. Is there anyone know how to disalarm the system? Tnanks for any advices.
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 ...
1997 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 5.4L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FBSS31L1W
Removed right hand exhaust manifold. Two boken studs at #4 cyclinder. Top bolt came out easy. Bottom bolt however... My helper drilled through it with a 3/16th bit. Coolant is coming out. My question is did he ruin the cyclinder head? I could use a little inpu...
1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3FALP6533W
Car was towed in Lady said she heard a noise like glass break ! Scaned and had no rpm no spark Replaced crank sensor old inners were gone! maybe her noise. No start still. Have fuel injtor pulse , spark, compression,fuel pressue, After many hours pulled inject...
1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L vents VIN: 1FAFP6633W
55 degree air out of right vent, 70 degree air out of center vents and 90 degree air out of left vent. Pressures look good. Should be getting 50 degree out all vents ?
1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FTRX18L3X
switched out #1 coil to #4 coil checked computer then siad number 1 miss fire so bought new coil put on place of #1 and ran great for a couple of weeks then bang run the same as last month checked computer and #4 missfire agian Trouble codes: P0304, P0402, P1000
2000 Ford Escort LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FAKP1134Y
refer to related repair history Trouble codes: P1506
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L 4x4 switching circuit 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...
1998 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC 4.6L air ride VIN: 1LNFM92V6W
we have a mark viii that we can't seem to get any diag codes from the air ride controller. it has a new compressor and front bags, however one day it's ride hight is ok the next the front is all the way up or all the way down. the rear seems to be ok. we think...

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1995 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDKE30F1S
Hi Folks, As most of you suggested, I checked the connector at the valve cover gasket and the rest of that harness. I replaced the valve cover gasket and tightened the multi-conductor plug contacts under the hood. Still had symptom. Pulled the IDM and sure eno... 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).
2000 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L Alternator VIN: 3FAFP3138Y
Thank you, to all who replied. I ended up taking this car to the dealer. They told me that the computer had to be reprogramed. After they reprogramed, I picked up the car and check the charging and sure enough it was 14.2V, it was almost 15.0V before!. Whateve...
2001 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP52U91
Many thanks to the 13 members who took time to throw a lifeline to a struggler.Mike [...] , thanks for your help. The fix was a PCM , when the burned wire wa...
2001 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L ABS light on VIN: 2FMZA52401
Thank You for your help Rick, Scott, Steven, Thomas, Anthony. I replace the control module and that fixed the problem. Anthony there wasn't a reline done on the van, after I fixed the module a rear brake job was done. The relay is in the module. Thank You all ...
1995 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6L Mechanical VIN: 1MELM62W9S
[...] Techs Well with your help I got this one fixed. Found valve spring broken, heres the killer- it was on number 2 cylinder, the miss was on #1 and #6? What the hell? Took valve cover off pass. side and checked number 1 valve springs and they looked go...
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