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1995 Ford Aerostar 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FMDA31X1R
I got a weird one here.This 95 aerostar runs very rough at idle and will stall. The o2 sensor is reading 2mv at idle when in gear.. When the van is in park it idles fine and the o2 sensor is swinging properly. We just installed a aftermarket mass air flow sens...
1999 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Reverse VIN: 1FMDU73E8Y
This ford came in about 9000 miles ago with shifting problems. We found a TSB on this and did the update which invloved removing the valve body and replacing the seperator plate and some springs and other little pieces. I did this about 6 months ago. The truck...
2000 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L battery draw VIN: 1FTZX1727Y
Truck was brought to us with the complant of a no start when it would sit over night. Low amp probe shows .440 ma's of draw. I've checked all info in iatn's data network and found a lot of close repairs but none fit this truck. I can make the draw completly go...
2003 Ford Mustang 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G45T56675
thanks Trouble codes: P0401, P1000
2003 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L engine temp VIN: 1FTYR10D83
Greetings, This Ranger is giving us a lot of problems. It was towed in because the customer said it was running bad. We tested it and found that it was running too hot according to the scanner information and that it would start running bad when it ran hot. Th...
1999 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L contoller display VIN: 5LMPU28L1X
new contorller is in centigrade-how to change it to f called local dealer and they are clueless-same atc controller used since the early 90's -customer lost manual. anyone have the answer? your help greatly appreciated. george
2001 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2MEFM74W01
cust. brought in car complaint mil light. checked the car out only one code p0301 cyc. 1 misfire,removed coil and plug and checked cyc. comp. it is 120 psi. along with all the others on that bank. replaced all plugs and the coil on cyc. 1 clean fuel sys. and r... Trouble codes: P0301 (misfire cyc 1)

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1994 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L No Start, KNOCKING VIN: 1FTCR14A2R
Thanks guys, sorry it took a while, the fix was a crank sensor that had a bad Clyinder Indentify signal (CID) and 2 wires crossed on the exhaust coil pack. We were chasing the DPI (dual pack inhiditor) signal, pin 31 on the ecu, that disables the exhaust coil ...
1997 Ford F Super Duty 7.3L late up shift VIN: 1FDLF47FOV
We found codes P0713 and P0344 and further testing with lab scope determined that the cam position frequency was low and erratic effecting the rpm signal to the PCM which caused late shifting. We replaced the camshaft position sensor and vehicle is working nor...
1998 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L power steering VIN: 1FAFP52S9W
It appears that replacing the range switch has repaired the car. The only problem is that the customers only drove the car for two days since repair and has been out of the cuntry (till after Christmas). He had no problem in those two days and normally he woul...
1999 Ford Escort SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP15P2X
Thanks to Robert from Utah.PCM from dealer fixed the problem.Snap-on scanner only showed half the voltage which seems to be normal for this scanner.The IMRC always seemed to work correctly when doing the output tests.The PCM was causing this code. Trouble codes: P1520 (intake manifold runner control).
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L interm. pcm re-set VIN: 1FDWE36F1X
this vehicle isn't fixed yet. the customer hasn't given me enough time with it to find the problem. seems that this problem is usaully caused by an intermittant short in the sensor reference voltage section. 3 replies have given good info on checking ipc and i... Trouble codes: 0472 (ebp low.... koeo memory), 0476 (ebp performance.... koer).
2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L No Gears Available VIN: 1FAFP55U13
Well. Thanks for the replies. I sent it out and the transmission was replaced. Everythings OK now.
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L interior lights VIN: 1FTSW31PX3
Well according to all the replies ,,,I would say ford has a little trouble with the door switches on the trucks...As most of you suggested we cleaned and lubed all the door latches and this freed up the sticky door sw.[pass front door]. We usually can axcess t...
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