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1947 Ford WOODY .0L horn VIN: F10JK71125
this one is for all the older techs out there, this 1947 ford horn circuit is of a very simple design but has me stumped. the electrical system is positive ground. the horn operation is normal but if you have your arm resting on the window frame and let off th...
1991 Ford F-250 Custom 7.3L MLP Sensor VIN: 2FTHF26M6M
I am needing a wiring diagram for this truck's MLP sensor. I had it shifting correctly after disassembling/cleaning contacts/reassembling the MLP sensor last night. Tonight I replaced the MLP with the newer part which requires changing the connector. The truck...
1996 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1FTHX26F6T
Think I am missing the obvious here, cranking tries to start, sometimes starts and runs fine, runs if fake fuel introduced like not getting injector pulse, runs fine most of the time when starts, sometimes has a miss, scan data when not starting, 500 rpm, ipw ... Trouble codes: 340 (cam sensor ithink due to extended crank)
1997 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 7.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FBSS13F4W
Hi all i have this E350 that has a problem when accelerating hard. At idle the vehicle will run forever but if i give it heavy acceleration it will begin to miss and lose power If i persist it will shut down and will be a hard start. I checked the fuel filter ... Trouble codes: P0113 (IAT hi input), P1670 (Electronic feed back signal not detected), P0470 (Exhaust sensor sensor circuit malfunction)
1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 3FAKP1131X
i have a real stumper on my hands. this car was at a ford dealer for one month besides being at another shop before that. this car will start and run until it gets very hot. it will shut off while driving and crank sometimes like it is out of time. it sometime...
1999 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Heated seats VIN: 1FMZU34EOX
Hi Group: Need some help on this one. Heated seats are inop. Pulled wiring diag from shop key and checked for power and ground. Both feeds show good and ground ckt tests good. Both seats exihibt same symptoms,push button and nothing happens. Both stopped worki...
2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4.0L torque convertor VIN: 1FMZU67E71
Customer complaint engine stalls at idle or when parking No DTC are present.Trans operates normal at speed,shifts ok convertor locks up as it should.Intermitently at idle in drive or reverse the idle will surge,car will buck and engine will die,if you shift to...
2002 Ford E-350 Econoline 6.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSS34S92
i recently replaced the engine with a ford reman. unit 10 cylinder 6.8l, the old engine had a rod knock but no service engine soon light on. engine runs normally but code p0340(camshaft position sensor) keeps turning on the service engine soon light. i have re... Trouble codes: P0340
2002 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L fuel tank VIN: 1FTYR10U53
the customer states that when he puts fuel in the truck it will take about 20 min. to put 8 gal. of fuel in. i have looked at the vent tube and removed the fuel tank and see nothing wrong with eather of them.
2003 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRW072X3
Howdy Ever body! This is just great, trying to land a new fleet account and they have a contract with Enterprize management. Enter prize doesnt believe in valve port cleaning or injector flushes or for that matter transmission services on units with more than ... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean bank 1), P0174 (lean bank 2)
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L power windows VIN: 1FT5F30S34
power windows, odometer and interior lights don't work on this f-350. all fuses check ok.from what i can tell the accessory delay relay is not getting a power or ground from the battery saver relay. the diagram i pulled up from all data says the battery saver ...

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1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Cool Coupe 2.0L crank thrust washer VIN: 3FALP1136W
Wound up replacing the engine with a 60k mile wrecking yard unit. Haven't torn down to inspect thrust bearing yet, but noticed there was enough play to scrape the crank sensor. Thanks to all replies-
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L Lack of power VIN: 1FDWF3650X
I would like to start by thanking all those that responded, unfortunatly this truck remains not repaired at this time. I had some people advise on checking the crank pulley for play. Others mentioned about vacuum leaks in the pcv hoses. I had already monitored...
2000 Ford Contour SE 2.0L cylinder head VIN: 1FAFP6639Y
Thanks to all that offered help. I finally had time to work on my own car and found the problems. The engine has mechanical lifters and did not bend any valves. I removed the cams and checked the lifters for binding in the bore. They all checked ok. I inje...
2002 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 7.3L oil in diesel VIN: 1FDXF46F72
You guys are the best. Thank you very much. Just like you'll said i pulled the injectors and found the problem to be the o-ring on number seven was damaged. I replaced all of them assembled the motor and everything is perfect. I made sure and drained the oil a...
1995 Lincoln Continental Signature 4.6L charging VIN: 1LNLM97USY
thanks guys for your help. I found the problem at the vic i had a bad connection on pin 21 at the vic. I first checked for power at the fuse and at connector 217 . I had power at the fuse and lost it by connector 217 . this had me pull vic out and test i had a...
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