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1995 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDJE37FXS
the resistance of all injecteur are 3.5 homs i have inspect the wire .i am able to ride with the car when i unplug the 5 and 7 injecteur when i plug it i am not able to drive the car. Trouble codes: P0279
1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L transfer case VIN: 1FMDU34X7S
3 weeks after install of rebuilt trans i have a problem with the transfer case. i know its not a related problem but i cant seem to correct it. when i start the truck [ or koeo] the transfer case motor cycles from one position to another then back to 2wd. if y...
1997 Ford F-250 7.3L Starting VIN: 1FTSX31F82
Truck has 46000 miles, and is hard to start on cold mornings. Glow plugs replaced and injectors replaced, The wait to start light is only staying for about 2 secs I thought it should stay on for about 10 secs, what controls the timing on the glow plugs. Tested...
1997 Ford Probe 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZVLT20A6V
Hi I have this Probe with the check engine on. Retrieve code p0441 in memory. I am trying to find a pinpoint test to help diag this code, but oddly enough Alldata does not show a code p0441. Both of my scanners (NGS and MODIS) give me the same code. I am not s... Trouble codes: P0441
1997 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTDR15X7V
hi: this must be my week for problem childs!this truck came in with a mil light on and code po340.first off let me tell you it is no fun getting to the cam sensor on 1 of these.after pulling the upper plenum to gain access i got to the sensor the sensor had no... Trouble codes: P0340
1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Unknown VIN: 1FAFP52U2W
This vehicle came to us it was stalling out everytime you put it in gear we changed the fluid and filter and then it only stalled when taking off in overdrive it would take off fine in drive .We called the customer and explained to them what it was doing now ,...
1998 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMZU34X4W
I have a wierd Explorer here. The owner of the truck noticed a miss a few weeks ago. He also noticed that there was no spark coming from the #5 coil tower. He then replaced plugs, wires, and the coil pack. The miss was still there. Then he brought it to me. It... Trouble codes: P0305 (Cylinder 5 misfire), P0306
1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZX1768W
hi everybody, this truck is killing me. it has a misfire cylinder #6, we checked compression, leak down tests, fuel pressure checks o.k., we replaced spark plugs, wires,fuel and air filter and pcv valve, and fuel injector, performed an injector balance test o....
1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L timing belt VIN: 1FAFP6637W
i have this 98 ford contour 2.0 litre. the timing belt broke on the customer on the freeway. i was wondering how likely the valves are bent? i was also wondering if any ford techs. have any tips on aligning the cam gears and the crank gear. the book list a cou...
1999 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.6L spark knock VIN: 1FDRE14W2Y
cust states developed spark knock after tune up. first installed champion double platinums, then after complaint used autolite iridiums, then used motorcraft o.e. plugs. test drove for 10 miles with no spark knock. then knocked on every accel. egr appears to b...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L Readiness Monitors VIN: 1FTNX21S91
Vehicle failed a state Smog Check on May 18 for obd monitors incomplete.Continuos monitors for misfire,fuel system and Comprehensive component monitors show complete,monitors for catalyts,HO2S,HO2S heater and evap show incomplete.Vehicle has had several attemp... Trouble codes: P1000
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L power door locks/anti-theft/door ajar VIN: 1FTSX31F22
power door locks not working from remote fob or either door. radio is not shutting off when key off and drivers door opened, door "open" icon on instrument panelis staying on like a door is open (but its not), ALL of these items pullpower from the 30 amp #50 f...
2004 Ford Freestar SES 3.9L ac system VIN: 2FMZA57694
this is a night mare van so far all i have done is check pressure low was 45 psi high was 300 psi max ac does not seem to work well blows warm air from drivers side and cool air from pass side i called ford hotline they told me to evacuate and recharge the sys...
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L Transmission VIN: 1FTNW21P14
Hello all. This transmission was just returned from the dealer after being repaired for the same concern. The concern was stalling in both forward and reverse. I just installed the transmission along with a new cooler and inline filter which come with the tran...
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTWW33P95
has anyone run into repeat injector failure on #'s 4 and 6. i have removed the injectors and checked for any missing gaskets,clips and o-rings. the injectors look like new. performed relative compression all at 100%. fuel pressure is in spec at 50 psi under lo... Trouble codes: P0272 (cylinder4 cylinder contribution), P0278 (cylinder6 cylinder contribution)
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 5.4L horn VIN: 1FTNF21596
Please help, i have this new pickup with only 11000 miles on it and i have changed out 5 set's of horn's. It will burn the horn,s out. I will replace them with factory OEM parts and they will last maybe one day, maybe a week.I have checked the voltage, grounds...
2001 Lincoln LS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1LNHM86S71
haven't worked on too many LS's. I have a vacuum leak at rear of engine. when I pump smoke into intake, smoke seems to be coming out of lower gaskets on drivers side but I cant see very good down there. are there any vac lines back down there or anything else ... Trouble codes: 171 (lean)

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1993 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FDKE3061P
thank you for your time in reading our post,ted advised us about choke being electric.we did check that choke was open and also cleaned out bowl. craig advised to check flywheel key and rajesh told about problems with module that is mounted near flywheel. this...
1994 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTJW36FXR
First let me say thanks to all who responded. This was my first diesel with this problem and I learned alot. The injector control module varies the voltage to the injectors from 1 to 115 volts so be careful where you probe. I found that the mini harness in the...
1994 Ford Mustang 3.8L No Start VIN: 1FALP4441R
This one is FIXED. The problem was the constant control relay module. Brian from Tx was right on about a relay problem. I used a special tool called a BFH to lightly tap on the little relay center and it started without disconnecting the module. I took the cov...
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Accessories VIN: 2FMZA5142X
I will have close this request without a fix. As suggested in some of the replies, I checked the fuse boxes for corrosion but did not find a problem. It seems this can happen due to leaks around the windshield. Other replies said either the FEM or REM was the ...
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Case VIN: 1FDWF37F32
Thanks to all for your replies. Several members got me pointed in the right direction, Paul from Florida, Tim from Florida,and David from California all suggested issues with driveshaft slip yokes. I inspected rear driveshaft slip yoke and found it slipped smo...
2002 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMRE112HB
Customer took vehicle and have no real fix but do have some Theories about the problem. I believe the fuel pressure was too high and also talking to some other techs there may be a Flash for the pcm to correct this problem. I want to thank all thoes who had so... Trouble codes: P0172 (system too rich b1), P0175 (system too rich b2), P1000 (obd 2 monitor test/drive cycle not complete), P1132 (lack of ho2s b1s1 sw indicates rich), P1152 (lack of ho2s b2s1 sw indicates rich).
2002 Ford Focus SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP34P62
Hi there! I want to thank each and everyone of you out there. Although just about everyone said it was the thermostat, which I thought was the best idea, it wasn't. After replacing the thermostat with one from the dealer, and letting the customer drive it ...
1999 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Coolant VIN: 5LMPU28A0X
Okay, Coolant color is green until 7/2002. Fitting behind the water pump corroded away to nothing. A complete flush and refill with green coolant (took a long time to flush out completely). Truck worked fine and coolant stayed green after extensive road test. ...
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