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1993 Ford Escort LX 1.9L 1-2 shift VIN: 1FAPP14J4P
Hey guys,hope someone can help me here. Good customers daughters car,low mileage 2nd owner Escort. Complaint of intermittent no upshift from 1st. Have duplicated condition. Scan for codes,shows turbine speed sensor problem. My problem is my local Ford dealer s...
1994 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L No Start VIN: IFMDU34X8R
customer brought this vehicle in, has a no start, customer repaced the cmp sensor and synchronizer assm., he didn`t put it back in the same place. in the repair procesure from alldata the procesure to realign the sensor is confusing, it tells you to put it at ...
1996 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L MIL Lamp on, ping VIN: 1FTCR10A0T
Hello fellow techs. This vehicle came to us with a ping under load. We replaced the egr valve but it failed to correct the problem.Shortly after the PO340 came up. We replace the cam sensor again it failed to solve the problem.The timing belt has about 30k and... Trouble codes: P0340
1996 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L lock up VIN: 1FMDU34XXZ
Need transmission help,problem occurs only when vehicule is hot,running for about 20 minutes and speed over 65 mph.Lock up will kick off,o/d light flash and stays that way for about 20 minutes with harsh downshift then o/d light goes off and every thing is nor...
1999 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L No Start, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FAFP5342X
dianosed as cam sensor replaced sensor vehicle ran fine came back 2 weeks later no start it cranked very slow replaced battery ran fine there was no codes came back in today no start cranked it with pedal to the floor about 3 or 4 minutes finally started i ran...
1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L oil pressure VIN: 1FTRX17W1X
F150 came in with complaint of heard a knock shortly after cold startup and noticed oil pressure gauge at bottom of scale. We never experienced problem after three days of watching gauge operation at cold start and warm up. Gauge always read 60% of scale, no e...
2000 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FMRU17L9Y
bank one,sensor one oxygen sensor readings go from normal to pegged at 1.275 volts with a/c on. Turn a/c off and the readings go back to normal range. Idle rough/seems like it wants to stall at times mostly after cold start. Customer has reported that they hav...
2001 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L Dash and blower motor VIN: 2FMDA564X1
Hi all First of all let me tell you that I am posting this for a friend in a different city, I have not seen the vehicle. She's had it to a dozen shops and the dealer with no success. Just hoping that someone here has run into a similar condition. (Sounds like...
2001 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L battery VIN: 1FTNE24L81
I'm looking for some help hear. Truck was brought in for the battery going dead every few days.Upon inspection we found a borderline battery and a low output alternator.We changed both and figured it was done.Well it's back with the same problem.The customer h...
2001 Ford Focus SE 2.0L temp gage VIN: 1FAHP36301
hello to all got one eatin my came it for matint,replaced t-belt and water pump cause we wher there car came back next day,the complant temp gage reading high,and you all never herd this one ...NEVER DID THAT BEFORE..did all checks,replaced cyl temp...
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L turbo pedistal, exhaust backpressure actuator. VIN: 1FTSX31F22
This Ford truck will not stop leaking oil. This is not oil leaking from the high pressure oil pump it is comming from the exhaust backpressure actuator located within the turbo charger pedistal. Researched TSB's found a number of them pertaining to this partic...
2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWE35S34
The vehicle runs and drives fine with no real driveablity concern, but every couple of months the system will set a Fuel Rail Pressure Sensor code, but cannot duplicate the problem in the service bay. All tests indicate that there is not a problem, but vehicle... Trouble codes: P0191 (Fuel Rail Pressure Sensor Circuit Performance)
1997 Mercury Villager (Van) GS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2DV1111V
Car came in with a code set for the b1 s1 0s2 sensor replaced sensor customer drove car home mil light came on again with the same code all data suggests replace the pcm at 400.00 help! thank in advance. Trouble codes: P0135
2005 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Limp Mode VIN: 1MEFM50U15
Went to another shop and borrowed MATCO scanner, Codes above. Cleared codes and then test drove. Runs great, but only 1st. Back at my shop, X-ray works "no codes", snappy "no comm." So I try again with X-ray "P0606 controller/PCM failure" I know ECM is, or sho... Trouble codes: P0743 (TCC solenoid elect.), P0750 (Shift Sol. A Malf.), P0755 (Shft Sol. B), P0760 (Shift Sol. C), P0511 (iac), P0300 (Random missfire)

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1965 Ford mustang 200CID Misfire VIN: 5F08U18864
All of the suggestions and specs were correct. I believe the distributor is the Loadamatic type. After running a voltage drop test on the points circuit, it was way too high, I found that the internal ground wire in the distributor had not been connected. I sc...
1993 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Rear brakes VIN: 2FTJW35M2P
I want to thank evertone. I had to go from a 1 1/8 master cylinder to one for F350 which is 1 5/16 M/C- elongate the holes to fit the brake booster. Thanks again everyone
1997 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L control panel VIN: 2FALP74W3V
We received 2 replies one from Glenn [...] both were good suggestions Tom put us in the right direction for the repair by suggestig we check door operation before faulting the control panel,we took for granted that because all the ot...
1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Unknown VIN: 1FAFP52U2W
The only thing i tried on this car was replacing the tcc solenoid and that did not help so the customer asked us to install a used transmission .Thanks for all the responses .
1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L abs module VIN: 2FMDA5147W
sorry it took so long to close this post as i have to look for a good used abs module which took care of code c1185. as for the pulsation issue , it was the two rear wheel speed sensor having a wide gap to the reluctor, actually rust started to build up on the...
2002 Ford E-350 Econoline 6.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSS34S92
Thanks to all who replied. Well this one really stumped me. The last thing I did was pull off the timing cover and check all of the timing components for correct alignment. Checked very carefully and found everything correct. Had to give the customer back vehi... Trouble codes: P0340.
2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Cabin air filter VIN: 1FAFP53U52
Thanks for all the info, turns out the TSB was in Alldata but not where I expected it to be (under inoperative blower motor not water leak) my blower was still working but the bearings were squeaking which is how I found the leak. Found the TSB and parts are o...
2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L battery light VIN: 2FAP71W13X
THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP. We sent the alternator back to the rebuilder and he had it most of the day . when i got it back it looked like they may have gotten a differant alt. and sent it to us and made things right put the alt. on code did not appear. Checked v...
1995 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1LNLM91V4S
this vehicle is not repaired yet! we did follow up on every lead sent. ran top engine clean to clean valve train, no change. ignition system is sound. injectors not leaking and flow correctly, and fuel pressure within spec's. i recieved a tsb about lifters pum...
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