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1990 Ford Ranger S Plus 2.9L Engine VIN: 1FTCR11TXL
Hey Ford guys: Antifreeze in engine oil. Vehicle maintains temperature as long as antifreeze stays full. Intake, head gasket, both?
1993 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Torque Convertor VIN: 1FTHX25M6P
Hello everyone. I just wanted to run this problem by you. I have this 93 F250 2x4 7.3 E40D that sets the code 62 for TCC slippage after about 5 minutes running at cruising speeds, then shifts hard, (FMEF) and eventually will default to 2'nd gear. I have a brea...
1995 Ford Escort 1.9L air bag VIN: 1FASP15J85
installed air bag simulator and still have code 13. in following mitchel flow chart says to disconnect positive and negetive cable and ck for codes. air bag module suppose to battery back up for about one minute, but does not. unsure not where to go with flow ...
1996 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L engine/starter VIN: 1FTCR10A2T
Here's a really good one for you guys to ponder. We got this truck in because the starter is kicking back like the engine is too advanced in timing. Before we started got it it had already had 2 starters put in, and has had the flywheel replaced because the st...
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-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L interm. pcm re-set VIN: 1FDWE36F1X
hello ford guys. i have an early 1999 powerstroke truck that is experiencing an intermittant pcm re-set on accel. what it does is when you accelerate either while driving or in the stall, when rpm goes above 2000 it will return to idle, the wait to start, abs,... Trouble codes: 0472 (ebp low.... koeo memory), 0476 (ebp performance.... koer)
2000 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FMZU73E5Y
First of all it is important to keep in mind this is a ohv engine and not a sohc engine. We have a problem in the morning with surging and stalling just like the intake leaks common to the sohc engines. i do not have a smoke machine and i am wondering if the o...
2001 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L 2-3 shift VIN: 1FMYU70E61
hi techs,this explorer has a 2-3 shift flare.and does it all the time,according to the customer it was intermittent at first.checked for codes and got p0733 3rd gear ratio error.test drove with scanner installed but could see no problems that were obvious.shif...
2004 Ford E-350 Club Wagon XL 5.4L O2s drop out VIN: 1FBSS31L64
This van has been to us for a lean code cond. When it is checked everything looks good. Finally yesterday it was acting up on the scanner. Other tech had drawn the van and cleared the codes before I got to it. The O2s were full rich and the fuel trims were fla...
2005 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 2FAFP71W85
The complaint on the vehicle is "Stalls when unit is idling". Checking revealed that it stalls occasionally when idling in drive and has a rough idle hickup occasionally when in park but usually does not die. I can have the vehicle running for 20 minutes or 1 ... Trouble codes: P0316
1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L 3-4 Shift VIN: 1ZWFT61LXX
We got this Cougar in with a shudder when it shifts into overdrive. Its very noticeable at low speeds (40mph). We are not transmission experts, but the customer has had it to two trany shops with no luck. We were going to put a Jasper in it but Jasper dont off...

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1987 Ford LTD Crown Victoria LX 5.0L heater core VIN: 2FABP74F5H
Thanks to everyone who replied! As it turns out there were only 3 studs holding the heater case to the firewall. There were however nuts hidden behind the evaporator case on the engine side. I just removed the evaporator case bolts and pryed it out slightly to...
1989 Ford F-250 Custom 7.3L hydrualic VIN: 1FTHFZ6MXK
thank all 19 .i learned alot of great information so if there is a next time i will be wiser. with all test we did i am certain the master cylinder was the problem but the customer did not want to have us do repair. i guess she said she had already did 4 ,oh w...
1998 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU32X5W
Thanks for all the help. Turned out to be throttle body. Just for future reference I check on the tsb and all tsbs for that vehicle intake is for a OHC not OHV. I have never seen a OHV intake leak on these but it is plastic and anything can happen. But I was s... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
2000 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L Refueling VIN: 3FAKP1134Y
Thanks for the help. It ended up being the fuel vent vapor hose assembly. (part#xs4z-9c047-aa) There was a slight restriction not allowing tank to vent properly when fueling.Hope this helps someone else down the road.
2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L speedo VIN: 1FMZU74EX2
thanks to all who replied,the fix turned out to be the 4x4 module.after digging a little further on all data found flow chart.thanks again for the replys and for the iatn. bud
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