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1988 Ford Escort LX 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FAPP2194J
Well I'm here again. This one will put gray hair on our head, I know it has on mine. This car came in on a hook camplaining that the engine won't stay running. We inspected the car and found out that if the engine is idling or the throttle is at a steady posit...
1989 Ford Bronco II Eddie Bauer 2.9L Surge, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMCU14T7K
vehicle came in with hunting idle and the serv. engine soon light on. scanned computer and found code #41 fuel system lean/no ego switching. inspected o2 and found signal wire broken @ sensor. replaced o2 and ck. waveform on labscope, appears to be showing ful... Trouble codes: 41 (system lean / no ego switching)
1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Thump on 2-1 shift VIN: 1FMDU34X5S
This vehicle is in top shape and runs great except for the 2-1 downshift. Sometimes between 15 and 5 MPH, it feels like the transmission thumps on the 2-1 downshift. It thumps hard enough that the ABS will come on if your foot is on the brake. Sometimes it wil...
1995 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FALP45T4S
help somebody,this one has been here three times for dying. very intermitant.may not act up for a week or may happen several times a day.when it dont start it has spark and injector pulse and weve already replaced the fuel pump and filter,any suggestions,pleas...
2000 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L steering system VIN: 1FAFP56S4Y
vehicle returned a few days ago with extremely stiff steering wheel. most noticeable while steering in parking lot. fluid level normal, no noise from system. bleed system first, fluid clean and no air. r&r'd pump to verify that pump had not failed internally. ...
2001 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L Mechanical VIN: FAFP113X1R
car makes squeeling noise from what appears to be timing gear area of exhaust cam,only happens when car has sat overnite or 6-7 hour time span,drive car for 1 mile or sometimes idle for 5 minutes squeeling noise will appear,noise is extremely loud at idle in g...
2002 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L horn VIN: 1FMRU17L92
checked all connections. alldata sent me to central security module. tried to test inputs and outputs with alldata wiring diagram and most of the pins are blank where wires are supposed to be connected. can't find any good diag. charts to run problem down. hor...
2002 Ford Focus LX 2.0L timing belt VIN: WFOFXXWPDF
hi fell techs : does any one knows if the ford focus bend valves,and can someone give me any info on how to set up the timing belt on the engine .this engine does not carry any marks on it . any help would be appreciated . phil
2003 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.6L driveshafts VIN: 1FMZU74W73
This is my personal truck. I just purchased it Saturday.It has a vibration/drone..It starts at 55mph and up. It is constant,seems to get a little worse from 65 to 75.It is felt in the seat and the drone is very annoying.It does not change with engine speed or ...
2004 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Surge VIN: 1FTYR10D74
dealership and our shop have both examined this truck. dealership installed a throttle position sensor. came to us two weeks later with same code. we found bad ignition wire on top of sensor wires to computer and spark plugs in desperatew need of replacing. ve... Trouble codes: P0320 (ign/ dis engine speed circuit malf)
2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L Misfire VIN: 1LNHM87A41
Thanks all for the interest. '01 LS with 3.9 has intermittant misfire about 44-55 mph just after shifting 4 - 5 gear. Have tried to shift coils (replaced plugs and valve cover gaskets for leaking). Cannot just throw all new coils in so I need to get some sugge...
1995 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6L heater core VIN: 1MELM62W35
Grettings and welcome to my latest nightmare I have a 95 Cougar that needs a heater core.Reading the R&R procedure it sounds ugly "dash has got to come out" I have read a few forums and they say you can squeeze it out by pivoting the dash ok is this true? Do I...

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1997 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2FMDA5149V
Thanks for all the help. The problem turned out to be the pcm. I didn't think this was the trouble at first because i had a cylinder no 6 miss fire code but noid looked great. Thats where it showed up. If you left the noid light in for thirty seconds it would ... Trouble codes: P00, 306.
1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L engine VIN: 1FTZX1869W
about everyone said check the timing and maybe retard it.this engine doesn't have a distributor. yes it was supposed to be under warranty but they didn't want to help the customer saying it was preignition and wouldn't be covered.
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