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1970 Ford Thunderbird 429CID Pump pressure VIN: F0Y84N1216
Hello all, got a problem with a T- bird. Customer brought in A T- bird with a split in return hose, a major leak about two inches, on the power steering system. Specifically, from fire wall to steering gear. Also, can someone explain why the pressure hose and ...
1989 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FTEF14N5K
have changed distibutor module got spark,changed tps sensor now have idle, changed fual filter now have good fuel pressusre .starts up then and idles give gas some times dies or back fires throught intake to filter boggs down ect. was wondering fire order on c...
1993 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L rotors/pads VIN: 1FMDU34XXP
customer towed in truck and states that the right front brakes locked up and jerked the steering wheel out of her hand. she regained control and drove truck about 6 miles to her drive way. she states that the right front wheel was smoking so bad that she thoug...
1997 Ford Taurus SHO 3.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FALP54N2V
After start up , runs fine until engine runs about 30 minutes, will have loss of power and some time stalls , will not restart for about 5 to 10 mins., then will run fine problem will come back intermittent , sometimes 100 miles some time 10 miles. Very rarely...
1997 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTDX1725V
Hi all, got this truck from customer (had rod out the oil pan, thay did not whant to fix) So I got the truck and thought, sweet a new shop truck. installed a 1999 eng in to a 1997 truck. it runs but feels like a miss at all times. no mil. i installed new plugs...
1999 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMRV1863X
This vehicle came in with a po136 code for bank1 sensor2 o2 sensor circuit failure. I checked scan data and saw the o2 sensor reading 0.0 volts so I installed a new sensor and the voltage reading showed the sensor switching back and forth from 0.7V to 0.1V I t... Trouble codes: P0136
1999 Ford Windstar 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2FMZA51U7X
Hey guys: Kind of stumped here. This Windstar will run rough, stall, etc when I rev the engine(not driving) to 1500-2000rpm. It happens every time when the a/c is on, and sometimes a/c off when the cooling fan kicks in. When running rough, I have disconnected... Trouble codes: P0340, P1408
2005 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L No Start VIN: 2FAFP71WX5
car towed in with a no start, With KOEO there is no check eng light...but if I unhook the electric throttle control, I have a chenk eng light and it will start, but will not accelerate at all, charge light comes on also and is at 15.9 volts. I replaced pcm wit...
2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L fan VIN: 1LNHM87A7Y
hi fellow tech's i need some help with this one i have a 2000 lincoln ls 3.9l v-8 car came in 4 months ago ses light on scan test showed p0302 it sat in our lot until wednesday 9/6/06 he was saving up the money to do repairs we replaced all 8 coils and valve c...
1989 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 2MEBM74F5K
This car has a problem of dying when turning slow,(parking lot manuvers) also it is doing from drive to park or back to drive or reverse. It has plenty of power and idles good. It has a intermittent stutter when taking off. Timing is set to 10 degrees btdc. Th... Trouble codes: 32 (evr below voltage limit)

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FALP57U4T
Hello to all, Finally a new MAF sensor arrived and problem solved. While diagnosing the problem furtuunately came another vehiculo of the model we ask customer approval to test another vehicle with his and as we place the other know good sensor problem is ... Trouble codes: P0135 (O2 sensor heater circuit malfunction Bank 1 sensor 1), P0155 (02 sensor heater circuit malfunction bank 2 sensor 1), P1132 (heated 02 sensor 11 sensor indicates rich), P3501 (Please refer to relevant SM), C1511 (Left front whell pressure reduction performance), P030.
1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L fuel guage, battery VIN: 1FALP5226T
First of all, I would like to thank you guys for your reply's. The fuel guage not working was a bad Flex fuel module. On the battery going dead, found multiple problems. First there was a bad battery cable end and the battery wasn't holding a charge. On these ...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Cruise Control VIN: 1FTNX21F4X
This was a tough one. Found out after the post that the truck would accelorate when the 'coast' button was on. Yes we tested the switches and everyone was dead in the middle ohms wise. The problem ended up being the processor. The new processor also cleared up...
2000 Ford Windstar 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2FMZA5943Y
Thanks to all! You are awesome! Most all replies lead towards plugged EGR ports, forcing excess EGR flow to #2 cylinder. Sure enough! Removed upper plenum, a long right angle pick and an air operated vacuum, 15 minutes later she was happy, running like new and... Trouble codes: P0302 (2 misfire).
2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMCU04161
the car went to the dealer and it has been two weeks and no check engine lighte. the car is fixed but the dealer wont tell us what the repair was just a bad wire somwhere. Trouble codes: P1451 (evap canister vent solenoid circuit fault).
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTWW33P95 we go. since the vech came in the shop i had been pushing an oil change, fuel filters and air filter. the fuel had small brown particles in it and one of the filters looked like it had been getting sucked closed. i rechecked the fuel pressure at the ... Trouble codes: P0272 ([...] cylinder contribution), P0278 ([...] cylinder contribution).
1999 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L power accessories VIN: 2MEFM75W3X
2 of the 4 replies were about the outside keypad. the keypad on this vehicle hasn't worked in years and disconnecting the wire to it didn't help. car is just being difficult, when I figure it out I will let you know. thanks for the replies. BOB
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