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Help Request Answers
1988 Ford Ranger S 2.9L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTBR10T4J
The truck came in last week with a driveability concern. After it gets warm and driving for about 15 minutes, it loses power, misses badly and wants to die if you do not continue to feather the gas. If you throw it in nueral and turn the key off and restart, i...
1990 Ford F F700 6.6L fuel shut off switch VIN: 1FDXK74P7L
I have a f-700 diesel at my shop shuts off after 20 secs. The fuel cut off silinoid is what shuts off unless you hold it down.There is three wires that operates it, black (ground)lg red (starter relay on the starter side) sm red (? it is what loses 12V power a...
1990 Ford Taurus L 3.0L battery VIN: 1FACP55U6L
4amp battery draw.traced draw from starter solenoid to ecm pin #1 (kapwr)remove wire from ecm and draw is gone.replaced with reman. computer and same thing happens.checked all ground circuits.note-air bag light has been on for a year.this draw problem just sta...
1993 Ford Probe GT 2.5L No Start VIN: 1ZVCT22B3P
Car towed no-start (customer claims just quit while driving). Attempted to start, Fires and sputters trys to run. My first thought was plugged exhaust, air inlet or timing. Good spark, injector pulse and fuel pressure. Scanned for codes and found many. -08- Ai...
1996 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTCR1SU3T
I have this ranger that is driving me crazy. When I run KOER test P1408 keeps comming back. I swwitched the DPFE with ford and it still ther. If hook vaccum gauge up the smaller DPFE Hose and apply vaccum volts reading goes over 4 volts and when I realease the... Trouble codes: 1408 (insufiecent flow egr detected)
1997 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTDF0729V
THis vehicle idles real smoothe.
1998 Ford F700 7.0L Speedometer VIN: 1FDXF708XW
This F700 with an LPG 7.0L engine, intermittently blows fuse #1 when the vehicle that sometimes requires the vehicle to move, at other times the fuse will blow when the IGN is turned to the ON position. When the fuse blows, the speedometer quits working and a ...
1998 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.4L Surge VIN: 1FBSS31L9W
No codes. Passes all tests we can think of. Has a strong surge under hard accel and cruise. Almost feels like a quick cut-off. It is fairly steady, every few seconds. No missfires. No injector faults. Readings seam normal. Thanks in advance.
1998 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FAFP52V6W
car stalls when shifted into reverse and will not restart for a time...this happens only once a week or so...i have left the shop twice after the car has stalled with test equipment in hand...the first time i checked fuel psi first thing it was at 0psi...set u...
2001 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L abs light fuel light VIN: U91G261981
customer states abs light fuel light and 2 other lights (she thinks), blinked on then off. also thought she noticed loss of power for a moment. she also said there was clicking under the dash. test drove car and no symptons were found. scand comp. and no codes...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Front Pump VIN: 1FMZU63E52
Can anyone tell me how far to drive in the front pump seal on a 5R55W? The one I removed was recessed about 3/16", So I installed the new one the same way. It appears that there is not sufficiant clearance for proper drainback (approx. .080" between seal and b...
2003 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L 4wd VIN: IFMFU18L63
Thank you for reading this. Sometimes the 4WD will work, other times it will not. It has a new 4WD motor bolted to the diff and it has a known good 4Wd module. The switch voltages at the module are; 2H is 9.6v 4AWD is 6.9v 4HI is 4.5v 4LO is 2.6v When th...
2005 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L ICP system
Vehicle towed in. Hard start/stalling. Once started if you revved engine to 1800 - 2000 RPM if you let go on accelerator fast in neutral engine stalled. Put vehicle in gear it stalled. Found code for no. 8 glowplug malfunction & low ICP pressure. Replaced engi...
1997 Lincoln Continental Spinmaker Edition 4.6L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NLNM97V6V
Car runs quite well with the exception of the Mil. I replaced the MAF because it was giving me a Baro PID of 144Hz or about 6000 ft at sea level. The new unit reads 149Hz or about 3330 ft(at sea level). I also replaced the PCV valve as someone else had just do... Trouble codes: P0174 (Bank 2 Lean)
2001 Lincoln Continental 4.6L Stall VIN: 1ST3FR409R
hi all getting balder by the day thanks to lincoln! have one thats is very intermitten it will stall when coming to a stop! it does happen within ten miles of driving it, but that is the only constaint thing that occurs no codes what so ever. and it has been r...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
Fix/Summary Answers
1995 Ford Bronco Eddie Bauer 5.8L Rotors? VIN: 1FMEU15H2S
Basically against what i found, i replaced the front left brake hose and low and behold it fixed the stupid problem! Bugged me a bit cuz i had good flow and the caliper compressed smooth! Grrrrr is all I can say! Thanks to all who replied to my help request! I...
1998 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L convert noise? VIN: 1FM2U32E0W
Customer declined further testing. I'm 99% convinced it's timing chain noise as that was my first impression of the 'type' of sound, but couldn't figure out why it was coming from the rear??? I eliminated cat converters, I've heard about torque converters caus...
1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L heater&engine runs too cold VIN: 1FMRU18W5W
sorry guys no real fix on this one lot of good sugestions some didint read intire help request to those that did thanks for your help fan clutch wasint it, factory t-stat was all ready installed ,even ford dealler said??? after it warmed up a little problem wa...
1999 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Heater VIN: 1FAFR53U6X
Thanks to all who offered advice and suggestions, unfortunatly since the heater core had just been replaced at another shop, the customer chose to try and get them to warranty the heater core. He has promised to let me know what happens, If i get any further i...
1999 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FAFP73W9X
yes I guess that the car is fixed. I put 2 new coils on and drove it for 50 miles with no problem. However the owner has at times driven it more than that without a problem but I could not find anything else to try. I'll keep my fingers crossed. Trouble codes: 354 (ign. coil pri. or sec fault), 356 (ign. coil pri or sec. fault).
2000 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L engine noise VIN: 2FTZF1721Y
Pulled the cam synronizer and sure enough it bearings were bad. We replaced it and all is good. Thanks for the good direction
1994 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L heater vents VIN: 1LNLM81W0R
did not fix vehicle is coming back when has more time thanks for all the help i think has busted door
1998 Lincoln Continental 4.6L power steering pump VIN: 1LNFM97V8W
Well customer had said in the begining that he wanted both the rack and ps pump changed. I changed them and the lines and all seems well. Been a week since its gone. Thanks for the help.
1998 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ME53FM53S
found that the ecm driver was failing replaced ecm and its now fixed thanks to everybody that helped Trouble codes: P0353.
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