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1984 Ford LTD 3.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FABP3937E
fuel pressure within specs @35 psi ;;check powers and grounds to pcm and check related components at pcm harness (( tps,map,ect,intake manifold temp sensor,o2 sensors working but stay high most of the time because of the rich condition;;
1987 Ford E-150 Econoline Custom 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation VIN: 1FDEE14N1H
This vehicle experiances a no power when accelerating. It just dosen't have the power it should have to keep it moving. You have to almost floor the gas pedal to go anywhere. It won't rev freely when in netural either. it sounds like it is somewhat restriced l...
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...
1991 Ford Ranger Custom 2.3L Stall VIN: 1FTCR10A5M
Hi My name is Andres and this is the first time I ask for help. This truck came in for a intermitent no start-stall problem and no codes. CPS was replaced due to bad wiring and wear out by the reluctor( it was not centered). Nothing change. Scoping the Pip, ci...
1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Radio VIN: 1FMDU32X6T
I have an explorer here that I'm putting the factory radio back in. It had an aftermarket stereo in it, I have the original head unit and everything is fine except for the head unit has no place to plug in the antenna. this is the JBL system with factory subwo...
1996 Ford Contour GL 2.5L airbag light VIN: 1FALP661TK
this car actually is my teenage daughters so i would like to know the airbags are working. the airbag light flashes codes intermittently. some days none, some days multible codes, some days constant codes. the most common codes i've seen are 44, 24 anc C. in f...
1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Cuts out VIN: 1FTHX26F5V
When driving the ck engine light will come on and you loose all throttle response . Eventually straightens out & runs OK --Very erratic -doesn't seem to be a pattern. No codes -the computer will not self test, the keep alive memory is not working . A symptom... Trouble codes: K0E0
1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L speedometer VIN: 1FMFU18L7V
customer complaint,no speedometer and hard shifting of transmission.also in past 4x4 lo indicator has been on.we felt trans. problem was related to vss problem.so started there.our first concern is which sensor actually is used for speedometer.apparrently ther...
1999 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.8L Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on
Hi guys this is my first post, so Ill try to make this quick and to the point. This truck has allways had a slight miss to it, kinda like a lean miss (pop pop) at idle. Well this week it started missing going up hills. the computer shows a missfire at number 8...
2001 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP31311
Fuel Level Sensor code PO460 sets and MIL light comes on.You can clear code and on 2nd test drive the code will reset and light comes on.The gas gauge always reads ok.The Fuel Level Input Pid on the scanner always reads ok.When you first start the car the fuel... Trouble codes: P0460
2001 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L gas smell VIN: 1F1FP56S21
I have this Taurus, that the customer is complaining of a gas smell, when the outside temperature gets cold. I couldn't find and leaks and smoke tested the emissions, just wondering if any one has seen a common problem. Thanks for taking the time.
2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L radio, heater fan VIN: 1FAHP56S63
the problem is that the vehicles radio display will go out and then you cant change anything volume, station, nothing. if you turn the car off and re start it it will work normally for a while again. the heater fan will also come on intermitantly, with no heat...
1996 Lincoln Continental Anniversary 4.6L alternator VIN: 1LNLM97V8T
Help!? We have this Continental with a no charge condition. I have battery power at the grn/rd wire, yel/wht wire and org/blk wire at the connector to the voltage regulator. The voltage at the grn/red wire is slightly erratic. When I supply power to the grn/re...

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1989 Ford F-350 Custom 7.3L power steering VIN: 2FDLF47M3K
Sorry that it has taken so long, but unfortunately we have not been able to get the customer to go any farther with this vehicle. Some people say to get an OE pump from Ford. This is not possible since every Ford dealer in my area says that this is an obsolete...
1996 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L fuel guage/tanks VIN: 2FALP729XT
sorry for the long delay ... it turned out to be the tank cylenoid... thanks for all the help and schematics ... ended up buying alldata online finaly ... thanks again
1997 Ford Aerostar 4.0L alternator VIN: 1FMDA31X6V
This car was taken by the customer before it was fixed, but there is al lot of good info in the replies.
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Assist VIN: 1FTNF21L51
I'm posting this thing as 'fixed' simply because the customer says everything is okay. My gut feeling is that what we did to fix it was not a fix but a band-aid temporary thing. What we did was perform a power steering flush service. We own the Motorvac fluid ...
2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP53202
i want to thak you all for the time to read and respond! customer called and said car is starting great now after we chacked it? we really didn't make any changes but will have to wait and see if he calls back.roger had modules go bad but he said they usually ...
2002 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Mechanical VIN: WFOFXXWPDF
hi guys : thanks to all of you , i have not completed this job as yet but i have all the info required , i am waiting on the cylinder head and then i am finish thanks to tim for the info.
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