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1976 Ford Pickup F150 6.4L Steering
The P/S pump will last anywhere from a couple of weeks to 3 months. Then it is right back to the original problem. Little to no power assist at low speeds [parking lots] When the owner brings it in you can get assist if you raise the RPMs, usally 300 to 400 ov...
1998 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU24E5W
i hope someone out there has ran into this one before, lean codes bank 1 and 2. new maf,ecm,o2s,new intake and seals,pinched off all vac lines to intake and still acts up at all times even driving fuel psi is at 45-50 p.s.i. good vac 18". im at a loss. i also ...
2000 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP56S2Y
Greetings, techs. This is the second time I have looked at this car. It belongs to a good friend of mine and has an intermittant no-start. When it doesn't start it has zero fuel pressure and sets p1237 code for fuel pump secondary circuit fault. I suspect it h... Trouble codes: P1237
2000 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP55S1Y
I must say that after all the years of doing this for a living, I have never seen this. I have a cylinder miss-fire on #1 cylinder. Car came in for miss-fire and check engine light on. Had P0351 stored for ignition problem. I found weak spark out of #1 coil an... Trouble codes: P0351
2000 Ford F-150 5.4L engine VIN: 2FTRX18LOY
This truck came in with intermitent overheating and no heat from heater. Performed block test for compression gases in coolant, checked for coolant leaks, found plugged rad and loose fan clutch. The coolant was slow to flow across rad. Replaced rad and fan clu...
2001 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L MIL Lamp on
This vehical came in a week ago with this same code could not find anything wrong so i cleared the code and the custmor left came back same codes. I can not find the problem any help would be greatly appreciated Trouble codes: 171 (bank one lean), 174 (bank two lean)
2002 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FAFP42X02
I have this in the shop.02 Mustang GT.It has a misfire between 30 and 45 light throttle.Customer has had it to the dealer 5 times.Replaced or tried and removed...Coils,new spark plugs,cam sensor,map sensor,all injectors.I am a GM tech and can't believe Ford do...
2003 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, VIN: 1FMRU17W73
hey group this is my first post. this truck will stumble cold and fall on its face if you floor it when it happens? (other than that it runs great you could drive for hours with no problem) customer complaint is sputters stalls hesitates. we just put 4 coils i...
2004 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L broken plug VIN: 12PO567894
Does anyone know if Ford is standing behind these vehicles. I never would have imagined there would be an 11 page TSB to remove a spark plug for a tune up and how to remove a broken one. just curious. probably the last time I will tune one of these.
1995 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L ride control VIN: 1LNLM82W2S
please help me!!! this lincoln is driving me nuts!!! customer brought it in with tail end down. a friend of his "bypassed" the compressor relay and melted the fuse and relay center. first, i took a current reading on the compressor by hot-wiring it. the readin...
1997 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1MELM6ZW7V
I have a 97 cougar belonging to a regular customer. This is the third time in for this problem. Customers complaint was no start cold. First time it came in it was around 30 degrees. It would crank but not start no codes. We just touched the gas pedal and it s... Trouble codes: P0320
2001 Mercury Villager (Van) 3.3L fuel regulator VIN: 4M27V12TX1
Hi Everyone: This a simple question? I am trying to replace the fuel pressure regulator on this vehicle.It has the 3.3 motor in it.According to AllData it's a .5hr job but if you go to Nissan Quest it's a 5.2 hr job.1 screw is accesable but the other 1 i can't...

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1993 Ford Thunderbird LX 3.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FAPP6241P
I appreciate all of the help you provided. The IAC ended being shorted electrically. I replaced it and all is good. The part was $130.00 so I was trying to get it unstuck to save some $$$. I tried to clean it to no avail. It was the original IAC with 125,000 o...
1995 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L alternator VIN: 1FALP62W3S
the car has not returned as of this post. so we cannot list a fix at this time.thanks for your input fellow warriors in the trenches. the techs at wedigeauto.
1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L a/c compressor VIN: 1FMDU34X4S
first let me thank thoses guys toke the time and responded to our problem, ecm was sent out ang get checked again, all presure sensors was checked and finall problem was in the a/c controller unit that is one complete unit with module that it causing our probl...
1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L high rpm VIN: 1FMDU34X1S
Thank you everyone that spent their time with in order to resolve my issue. I found Idle air control bad even I got new one from dealer and little intake leak, replaced gasket too. Once again thank you everyone.
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNW21F81
Thanks to all that replied, everyone seemed to be right on the money. When I got to work this morning I checked the wiring from the IDM and found the drivers for #5 and #7 open and all others ok. I checked at the valve cover and found the same thing. The conne... Trouble codes: P1316, P1275, P1277.
2002 Ford Mustang 3.8L abs VIN: 1FAFP40432
OK - we fixed the vehicle by replacement of the ABS Control module. Interesting note was that the voltage of the RR speed sensor was still considerably lower then that of the left. As we where discussing in the shop, we believe that the ABS Module needs to see...
2003 Ford Mustang 3.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G567Y7756
hey thanks ahead of time,i got car back with the engine light off so checked history codes and po401 showed .so i took off intake and cleaned been four days and light has not come back on agian and runs great,so thanks to every one that replyed.
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