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1995 Ford Mustang 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FALP4215S
Vehicle came in on the hook after stalling on the freeway. Started right up for me need to run it about 30 mins then let it hot soak about 5 mins then it wont start. Has no spark but as soon as you unplug the SPOUT Connector vehicle starts and runs fine then y...
1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FMEU17L7W
cts circuit from computer show 10.5 volts with dvom, scan tool shows 2.83 volts with negative 5 degrees temperture. emissions out the tail pipe has normal readings. replaced ecu same results, old ecu was checked and was proven bad.
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5143X
Hi there, Let me first state this van has absolutely no drivability issues, only the two codes P0171 & P0174 too lean bank one and two, along with some messed up fuel trims. I work on many of these vans and have had great success repairing these codes in the... Trouble codes: P0171 (Too lean bank one), P0174 (Too lean bank two)
2000 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L engine VIN: 1FTYR14X0Y
hi all, i have a troublesome ford here. thanks in advance for all your help. this ranger 4.0l (x) has had the engine replaced 3 times. i inherited this job after the second motor. the first and second motor had valve train / lifter noise after install. the noi...
2002 Ford Explorer Limited 4.0L 2-3 shift VIN: 1FMZU75E52
hey everybody. i have this explorer in here, and i need some help from someone who knows more than i do about these transmissions. the customer complained of a slip during the 1-2 shift. this turned out to be the 2-3 shift. all other shift points were good. ch...
2003 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.0L rocker arms VIN: 1FDXF46P03
This truck came in for not running. thier was no oil press. I replace oil pump and oil cooler. oil press is noe 45 psi low side and 670 on high side @ idle. I performed a koer no codes. I went to test drive and only mad it 500 yards when a code p0278 cylinder ...
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L pats VIN: 1FTPX14566
This vehicle came in for a routine oil change and check engine light illumination. After retrieving codes with MODIS, isolated shorted EOT sensor. Performed the oil change as well, now the vehicle will not start. The red security light flashes rapidly and cons...
1994 Mercury Villager (Van) GS 3.0L right front seat belt VIN: 4M2DV11W2R
passenger front seat belt will not uncoil...again. no children sit in this seat. it isn't being contaminated. it appears the lock/trigger/weight inside the retractor is on the wrong angle? or something. is their a better belt assembly out there? is anyone else...

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1972 Ford mustang 351CID Mechanical VIN: 2F04H14828
Many Thanks go out to the 22 Techs that replied with their thoughts on this subject. From the research that I've done on Rhino Engines, I think they offer a very good product for the money. They offer a 3 year unlimited mileage warranty with full coverage for ...
1990 Ford F-250 Custom 7.3L Starter VIN: 1FTHX26M1L
Looks like I won't be fixing this truck after all. I got several really good suggestions, some I had already tried but I had not thought of the bellhousing dowels. I checked the bellhousing bolts, they were all tight, I then loosened them and checked to see if...
1995 Ford Contour GL 2.0L No Start, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP6536S
Pin 46 at rear of ecu seperated from inside. Note pin 46 is return signal to ecu for ect,iat,tps and other various sensors. fix was replacing ecu. Thanks to every one for the help. Trouble codes: 158 (maf high voltage).
1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L speedometer VIN: 1FMFU18L7V
well it looks alot like rain.water intrusion is the culprit.SHORTING IN FUSE BLOCK.replaced fuse block under dash due to visable MOISTURE AND corrossion FOUND IN CONNECTOR OF FUSE BLOCK WHEN WE DISCONNECTED FUSE BLOCK.WE WERE LOOKING FOR THE CAUSE OF A PARASIT...
1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Cuts out VIN: 1FTHX26F5V
This should really just be an update , but I will have to close it for now . The customer had other vehicle problems and needed his truck .It was quite intermittent so he wasn't too worried . I really didn't get a chance to follow up on the repair . I will get... Trouble codes: K0E0.
1998 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.4L engine VIN: 1FYSS34L8W
thanks for all the help . i am going to try going through the front of the body. either way sounds like fun. the info defintly help termendously.
2001 Ford WINNIBAGO 6.8L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation VIN: 1FCNF53SX1
thanks to all who replied.found out that some v-10 motors do have vct and others without have egr valve.tested catalytic converter and found to be plugged in center,replaced catalytic converter.problem fixed.again thanks to all because three different ford dea...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L oil pressure VIN: 1FMZU73E02
The nightmare has ended. Only got one reply to this one, What it ended up being is the primary guide has a guide pin in the center of it. When we removed it half of it stuck in the block,when the new one was installed it pushed it into the oil galley. Luckly w...
2002 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L transfer 4wd VIN: 1FTXR15U32
I found moisture in the right lower panel, and found the 4WD module had green corosion in the module connectors, cleaned it but worked for about an hour then ordered a connector and new module and fixed the problem. Thanks. Eddie
1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L 3-4 Shift VIN: 1ZWFT61LXX
Thanks everyone for the replies. Nick and Kevin said to flush the trans, but we didnt go that way because it was suppose to have been done at the last shop. Well we thought we would will flush it 'again' before we tore into the tranny. And its been on the road...
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