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1997 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L no power hard start VIN: 1FTJX35F8V
i had this ford come customer complaint was lack of power and hard start i put my modis on it and it came back with a cam sensor code po344 so i checked the sensor voltage hrtz.everything seem ok checked fuel filter and air filter and checked return filter the... Trouble codes: P0344 (cam sensor)
1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEU1769W
We have this Expedition, with code 304 misfire cyc 4. Scan tool shows misfires in cyl. 4 and 8. We have installed new coil, checked wires, changed plugs to different cyl. to see if misfire moved to different cyclinder; also changed fuel injector to different c... Trouble codes: P0304
1998 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L shift VIN: 1F44AD23DW
This vehicle came in with a trans complaint. It has a late and hard 1-2 shift late and hard 2-3 shift and seems to neutral out. Noticed on the test drive rear end noise sounds like pinion bearings, on throttle loud growel off throttle gets quieter. Also notice...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L noise VIN: 3FTNW21F31
We have serviced several of these trucks, of several year modles and have not seen one that is this noisey.(injector rattle) Truck runs fine, and has good power but is alot louder than any other I have driven. Saw the TSB for the long lead injector for #8 cyl....
2003 Ford Excursion XLT 7.3L Gauge panel VIN: 1FMSU43FX2
I have an 03 Excursion here. The customer has had problems in the past with the gauges all pegging and then reseting while driving. We never could find the problem as it would never do this for us. Now they are having the same problem with the gauges when tryi...
2004 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Battery Draw VIN: 1FMPU16L14
Hello Everyone, I have a Expedition that after you shut it off it will have a 5 to 6 amp draw every couple of minutes for just a few seconds. The battery will go dead in about 12 to 14 hours. The battery light in the cluster is on and has been on since last su...
1993 Lincoln Continental 3.8L turn signals and brake lights VIN: 1LNLM9747P
We have a 93 continental which has no brake lights or turn signals the indicators on the cluster dont light up and the hazards dont work either. On the stop lights only the third brake light works. If you take the turn sig switch out and power up each individu...
1994 Lincoln Continental 3.8L Hydraulic control unit VIN: 1LNLM9749R
Hello all, im having a strange very hard and high brake petal problem on this lincoln. It acts like your standard brake booster problem, but im not sure this is the case. I raised the vehicle when brought into shop, finding that the brake petal is hard, with v...
1999 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Stall VIN: 1MEFM5557Y
Car has a intermitant stall at a stop with a extended restart time of about five to ten seconds. Car runs smooth with no flat spots and plenty of power. All the oxygen sensors are running .20-.30 millivolts at idle and at 2500 rpm,way low. Put carb. clean into... Trouble codes: P0171 (bank one system lean), P0174 (bank two system lean)

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1993 Ford Probe GT 2.5L No Start VIN: 1ZVCT22B3P
Thanx for the replies, allthough a couple of them never read the post properly..anyways went back to basics on this one and pulled the distributor cap and once again TDC the engine..this time to find the distributor was ahead of number one terminal(late), so k...
2001 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L abs light fuel light VIN: U91G261981
The car was picked up today because she did not want to put an altenator on it. I would load the battery and watch the amps go up slow to about 54 amps and the volts would go to 12.5 volts.I told the cust that the alt. was week, it should of gone to at least 9...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Front Pump VIN: 1FMZU63E52
Sometimes you gotta go with your 'gut'. I've been building trannys since there were only 2 kinds of fluids, and they were all 3 speeds. I've never seen a pump seal that wasn't flush with the body of the pump, so I pulled the seal and installed a new one that w...
2002 Ford Excursion Limited 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FMSU43F92
THANKS VERY MUCH!! I followed a variety of answers by 1. putting more fuel in tank..2 changing the fuel filter..3 cycling the ignition to make sure the fuel filter bowl was full 4..be patient..5.made sure the batteries were charged..6 put a booster battteyr pa...
2005 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FDXE45S36
Thanks for all the helpful info! After cleaning throtle plates for the third time,eigine idle came back. Apparently computer does not allow for sludge build up after disconnecting battery(was taken out to replace fan motor) We service a fleet of these for the ...
2002 Lincoln LS 3.9L Cabin Filter Reset VIN: 1LNHM87A72
Thanks to Neal from Florida, this driver info flag is reset. He directed me to a similar post from a few months ago. In that post there were a few replies that said to press the 'Reset' button, then release it, and quickly press and hold it again when the 'Cab...
1999 Mercury Villager Estate 3.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FLMPO52ZX
this one is fixed finally intake was leaking and had 3 bad injectors on back side 1 3 5
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