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1989 Ford Thunderbird 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FAOO64R5K
this vech came in with a buck surge while driving. it has happened 6 times in the last month. you drive the vech for awhile and then it will start to buck and jerk and the idle will surge. the vech did not stall for me but it has for the customer. when this ha...
1993 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTEX14Y8P
I have this Ford pickup that has the ignition module mounted on the left inner fender instead of the distributor. I remember hearing once that the remote mounted ICM is supposed to be black in color, not grey. And that the Ford book is wrong and says to use a ...
2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2FMZA5147Y
car came in it dies in flight at any speed. could not get to do so for me. every once in a while it will start and shut off instantly. may do it 2 or 3 times before it starts up. also was told it is hard to start after it dies in flight. i could get it to not... Trouble codes: B2519 (high mount stop light circuit fail), B1254 (Air temp ext sensor circuit fault), B1482 (washer level sensor circuit short/ground)
2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L speedo VIN: 1FMZU74EX2
iatn members need help on this ford,when you start it both 4x4 lihgts stay on and speedo will only get to 28 miles when you are doing 40 or 45 then 4x4 lites go out and speedo startes working normal.with scanner hooked up output sensor reads what speedo reads ...
2002 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Unknown VIN: 2FRTH6DEK2
Ok Ford gurus... I need some help. This exploder comes in with a blown motor, extended warranty will only buy him a used one, I find one with 32k on the clock- I install the engine (no big deal). Now, it wont start, cranks but wont fire. I have 55psi of fuel p...
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FDWF36PX4
I have a fleet of 2004 F-350 6.0 diesels that I work on. I have one particular truck that keeps going through bottom 0-rings on the fuel injectors. I replaced all the injector o-rings a few months ago for the common problems they are known for having. About 50...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1985 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L air flow VIN: 1FMDD15A4G
Hi After checking out doors it turns out that one of the door hinges was broke preventing it from closing all the way. Thank you to everyone. Jim
1990 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L Rear defroster VIN: 1FMEU15N7L
Well I really don't know if it is fixed or not. Everything that everbody told me to check I did. Can find no shorts in wiring, or relay (which is part of the switch). I did replace the rear glass (no choice). I will be hooking everything back up today and we w...
1997 Ford Thunderbird LX 3.8L No Start VIN: 1FALP6245V
I believe that a new computer would have fixed the problem..Cust declined to install it. The multi-relay for the cooling fans is normal in a closed position and a fail safe as some had said earlier.. The computer would apply power cutting the fans off..At leas...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTNW21F0X
The fuel supply pressure was low, we pinched off the return line, and the pressure went up and the engine started. We replaced the pressure regulator and all is well. Thanks to all who replied.
2000 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L tires VIN: 2FMZA5343Y
Thank You everyone for all of your help! So many respones all very good replies. Thank you all and hopefully next question will be a little more complicated!
1999 Mercury Villager (Van) Estate 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 4M2XV11T8X
Thanks for the responses I received. The fix was very basic and simple thing. When I said I changed MAF I only replaced the sensor itself, without the housing. Looking again on injector pulse and MAF signal I got convinced it just had to be something with MAF....
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