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1991 Ford F-250 Custom 5.0L ign switch gear timming VIN: 1FTHX25GXL
Hi Ford Guys, Hopefully this is an easy one, but I am pulling out what little hair I have left out. 91 f250 ign rod broke, replace it, now I am having trouble with the gear in the cowl where the key inserts and the gear on the rod in the column. When I get i...
1995 Ford Probe 2.0L convertor VIN: 1ZVLT20A4S
hello thanks for taking time to read this i appreciate any help this 95 probe came in with a MIL on and Trans indicator blinking the MIL was caused by an inoperative MAF sensor which was replaced. That part was solved, then i cleared codes and the Trans indic...
1997 Ford Aspire 1.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNJLT06H2V
Code P0140 - B1S2 sensor low activity. Scanned it and found voltage fixed at 1.25V. Disconnected sensor and voltage went to about 6V on scanner, voltmeter attached to harness connector agrees. Disconnected computer with O2 still disconnected and voltage jumps ... Trouble codes: P0140 (O2 sensor no activity - post cat)
1997 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FALP6535V
I would like to know the correct proceedure to ckeck for a broken flexplate. Any input would be helpfull.
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L coolant / fuel VIN: 1FTNY21F6X
Forgive not a lot of testing information because I don't know where to begin. The problem is about 2-3 Qts of diesel fuel sitting on top of the antifreeze in the overflow/reserve tank. Customer states only noticed it while hooking an accessory to the battery. ...
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNF20F82
hello everyone i have this diesel that is really a pain . the vehicle came in cutting out and lacks power when driving only after it warms up .you can hold the pedal to the floor and it will not go . it drives fine until it warms up . code p1211 injection cont... Trouble codes: P1211 (injection control pressure above or below desired level)
2002 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L hcu VIN: 1F4TNE24L8
Code 1095, ABS light on always checked all related wiring mitchells troubleshoot is replace HCU
2002 Ford Escape XLS 2.0L clutch pedal
Have a 2002 Escape with a clutch pedal that has 2 inches of travel before it gains any resistance. The customer says she brought to us the same day the condition started to occur. We bleed the clutch but the travel was no better. We also found that the clutch ...
2003 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMRU17W83
This car set code P0172 I have check, fuel pressure, vacumm lines, fuel lines, flow meter, cam timing, compression etc...I erase the code and it will set after a short drive of while it is at idling. Ford tech all your help is welcome. Trouble codes: P0172 (systen too rich b1)
2004 Ford Freestar SEL 4.2L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 2FMZA55244
after engine warms up to operating temp. engine will not accelerate, spits, backfires. cannot accelerate past 20-30 mph. will set po340 after extensive driving. cam sensor has been replaced, shutter looks fine, (no damage at all)also spins free with sensor off... Trouble codes: P0340
2005 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX12W35
This truck came into my shop for a slow cranking engine. Checked out and found bad battery. Replaced battery and everything was ok. The owner called later to tell me the S.E.S. light was on and the engine had a very low idle and surges at times. He returned I ...
2000 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L Unknown VIN: 1LNHM81W6Y
customer states 8 months ago the trac control light came on When this happened the car bucked and jerked..the temp gauge fell to below cold and the car would sometimes stall. now to present day test drove car after customer stated the problem was back unable t...
2000 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L left front control arm area VIN: 5LMFU281YL
Hi to all the Lincoln / Ford techs. Thanks in advance. I have this 2000 Navigator that has a popping/clunk type noise from the left front suspension area. I checked out the front end and found a bad idler and replaced that and retested. Noise still present. I...

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1947 Ford WOODY .0L horn VIN: F10JK71125
Thanks to all that replied. The fix ended up being the 1n4003 diode that Rick [...] recommended using in between the poles of the coil for the horn relay. That took away the eletrcial shock we were getting from the coil colapse. We got alot of very good point...
1992 Ford Tempo GL 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FAPP36X9N
Car is fixed! I ran engine to get hot. Shut off. No start. Still have 12V ignition input, and ground, but do not have 12V out of CCRM to F/P on pink/black wire! Has spark. CCRM is faulty, replaced it, all is well.Thanks guys, most said CCRM is a common failure... Trouble codes: 543 (F/P secondary circuit failure).
1996 Ford Bronco Eddie Bauer 5.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEU15HXT
We suspect the computer is the issue and when we pulled it for part number,the unit appeared to be water damaged. The customer has declined any further work on the vehicle. Trouble codes: P0141 (ho2s12 heater ckt), P0135 (ho2s11 heater ckt), P0155 (ho2s21 heater ckt).
1997 Ford Probe 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZVLT20A6V
Well unfortunately I never did find the pinpoint test or trouble code description. We replaced the purge sol and cleared codes as some thought. Monitors passsed and the vehicle has been gone 3 weeks. Thanks for all the help. Paul Trouble codes: P0441.
1999 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L 3-4 upshift VIN: 1FDAF57F3X
Thank you for response. We brought the wrecker in to check pressure on test port. The test port is used for the pto pump and has several check valves and switches involved. The owner decided not to get in over our heads and sent it back to dealer that installe...
1999 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.6L spark knock VIN: 1FDRE14W2Y
The customer has not returned with the vehicle but reseting KAM was not reset when repair was finished and seems like a likely answer. thank you to all that replied!
1999 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Starting VIN: 5LMRU27A2X
Thank you all for the valuable input and suggestions regarding this vehicle, I tried them all. Customer was anxious and when I suggested the dealership would have to fix it he had no problems with that, we shipped it to the dealer this morning.
2000 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L both message centers are blank at all times VIN: 1LNHM82W4Y
Thanks to all that responded. I tested everthing that was suggested which included checking abs module and harness,vehicle speed sensor and harness by radiator support. I also tested all powers and grounds to the HEC and finally condemned the HEC but the custo...
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