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1990 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTEF14Y4U
This truck was brought in running poorly. Feels like it is running out of gas. Pressure was flucating badly initially we found return hose kinked at tank. This would not allow fuel pump resivoir to maintain a constant level. Repaired fuel line(just had to untw...
1996 Ford Contour SE 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FALP67L8T
Hello fellows. I want to thank alll help ahead time. here is my problem . car came in with mil light on 3 codes leancode fixed braken vaccum hose. cat monitor code replaced catand a po401. now i replaced the dpfe cause it was the old metal .one which was corod... Trouble codes: P0401
2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L long crank VIN: 2FMZA5142Y
Thank you in advance for your attention to this plea for help! The testing we did to attempt to find the cause of repeated fuel pump failures is as follows. Voltage at the pump when running is 11.9V and have no voltage drop in ground path. In other words, ther...
2001 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Valve Lash Adjusters VIN: 1FMBU34E81
It's hitting on all six cyls. but way over fueling, vacuum only 8-10 in., will not idle (requires 1/3rd throttle to stay running, no codes, all sensors within parameters and no vacuum leaks. I did a leak down test to the cylinders just in case I bent valves fr...
2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L inst cluster/ no start VIN: 1FTRW07L32
intermittent no start (cranks ok). half the dash indicators stay lit when vehicle doesnt start and buzzing noise from flasher. originally had pats codes ( before cluster replacement). no codes but same symptoms. problem is very intermittent!!! a day or maybe 3...
2003 Ford E-450 Super Duty Custom 7.3L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDXE45FX2
hi guys and gals, grab a fresh cup of coffee,this could get a little lengthy. this truck came in initially as a no start. another tech in the shop attempted to scan it and found no communication with the scanner, also no check engine light. he chased his tail ...
2002 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L 17 codes, no power VIN: 5LMEU27R72
Hello Friends, Iíve the symptoms figured out but not the cause! Iím posting this in detail so that if some other poor soul comes across this he will find this post and save himself some time. Ok, the problem is I have this í02 Navigator that is sluggish, not ... Trouble codes: P0740, P0743 (TCC Fault TCC Electrical Fault), P0750, P0753 (Shift Solenoid A Shift Solenoid A Electrical Fault), P0755, P0758 (Shift Solenoid B Shift Solenoid B Electrical Fault), P1747 (Pressure control solenoid short CKT), P1754 (Coast clutch solenoid CKT Fault), P0141, P0135, P0155, P0161 (All 4 O2 heater codes.)
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 timing advance VIN: 5F08U18864
I removed the distributor for a closer inspection, there definitely is NO centrifugal advance as many of you said. It was helpful to know about the vacuum valve on the side of the carb that more or less mixes manifold and ported vacuum. Everything is working c...
1994 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L No Start VIN: IFMDU34X8R
retimed the cid sensor, still acted like it was out of time, checked and replaced the ignition module
1994 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FTCR10A6R
Thanks to all that replied. The trouble was in the eec relay socket. I know the fuel pump relay powers from it but didnt see anything wrong at the time. I guess that things are always as they appear.
1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1FALP52U3V
thanks everybody, we have came to the conclusion as many of you said. something wrong with machine work on the heads. customer denied any deeper diagnostics / mechanical repairs. this one will haunt me for ever. cam / crank signal reference is good. swaped out...
1997 Ford Taurus SHO 3.4L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FALP54N2V
Hello Fellow Techs, I apologize for not getting back sooner but my Father passed away right in the middle of dealing with this car. I had two replies that mentioned about problems with ignition coils affecting the MAF signal and since I had two fault codes i...
1999 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMRV1863X
thank you to those who responded and after further examination I found the wiring harness over the transmission chafed repaired the harness and no more problems. Thanks, Chad Trouble codes: P0136.
1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53U6X
What I did was bring #1 cylinder to tdc I then removed the cam sensor and housing,Using the proper tool to align the sensor and hosing I reinstalled it making sure that my electrical connector would be like 38 degrees from the center of the engine.It has been ... Trouble codes: P1309.
2000 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTPF17Z4Y
The problem was the AFCM like i suspected, replaced it and all is well. thank's. Trouble codes: U1262 (scp data fault for j 1850).
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNF20F82
well i will call this one fixed . there was some good replies ranging from clogged catalytic converter , injector drive module , clogged screens in the fuel tank , accelerator pedal position sensor . the one that hit the nail on the head was clogged fuel tank ... Trouble codes: P1211 (injection control pressure above or below desired level).
2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Hesitation, JERKING VIN: 1FTRF17W12
Hi guys this vehicle was missfiring, after replacing the spark plugs and inspecting coil boots they look ok, no sings of arcing. Veichle returned and I found that I had four cylinders not firing and thier was dtcs for the coils of those cylinders, they all had...
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