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1986 Ford Ranger 2.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire
Replaced in tank fuel pump for no start. High pressure pump ok. Now have 35-40 psi at rail. Injector pulse on #1 and # 3 is good. Spark from coil is good at 40 kv. Spark from wires is intermittent. Wires ohm out at less than 1500 ohms. New plugs in suspect cyl...
1991 Ford Tempo GL 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FABP35X4M
Please dont beat the VW guy up too bad. A good VW customer brings me his wife's 91 Tempo (2.3 VIN X, Auto). She cant get it to start in the bitter cold weather (-15*Celsius) after an overnight or a lengthy daytime sitting spell. The car cranks well and begin...
1997 Ford F-250 7.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 3FTHF25G9V
Hey Guys... haven't posted in a few years now. Working for the Los Angeles Fire Dept. We have a fleet of 1997 F250's with 7.5L V-8's. Federal Emissions with the 8600 LBS. package. ALL of these trucks fail NOX. Not one of them passes with even only 7500 miles...
2003 Ford E-250 5.4L Surge VIN: 1FTNE24L43
Have checked through numerous History files here on IATN and did not see anything close to what I have at this time. This vehicle will accelerate okay, but at cruise and on deceleration, it will buck and chugg (Intermittently). Fuel trims appear normal and oth...
1999 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L set code VIN: 4M2ZU55P4X
Here is short one truck came in with abs lite coming on only when pulling into parking space! lite comes on then goes right out. What we found was code B1485. We have no listing on this code in our info system! Any help would be great. thanks alot

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1990 Ford Taurus L 3.0L battery VIN: 1FACP55U6L
Sorry no fix on this one. The customer did not want us to spend any more time on the vehicle. Thank everyone for their sugestions.
1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L blend door motor VIN: 1FMDU34X5T
Hello again, We recieved 5 responses to this and the general concensus is that this is normal. We have replaced these in the past but we did not remember them being this tight. We did center the blend door motor before mounting it to make it a little easier th...
1997 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L lack of power VIN: 1FTJX35F5V
I rechecked everything. manifold gauge psi was [...]. Had son follow me in his hopped up chevy pick up. looking for any smoke none. he couldn't hardly keep up. I don't think anything was wrong eccept the chip.I'll let you know if i find any thing else.T...
2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L 4x4 system VIN: 1FMDU74E92
Installed the new module we had ordered, and definately took care of problem. Thanks for all the feedback.
1994 Lincoln Continental 3.8L Hydraulic control unit VIN: 1LNLM9749R
Thank you to all for the responces, Replacing the Proportioning valve allowed brake fluid to flow to my rear wheels.. But, had to remove ABS pump relay due to intermitten activation of abs on stops since the valve replacement. I was unable to replace the abs s...
2001 Lincoln Continental 4.6L Stall VIN: 1ST3FR409R
hi all i wish i could call this car fixed but can't and the owner took it and will drive it till it becomes more of a consistant faulure so we then can have it bac most replies were cranksensors and idle control i did replace the idle control motor but that wa...
1997 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1MELM6ZW7V
Thanks for the replies. I replaced the crank sensor connector but this was not it this time. After heating pcm three times and it starting each time we replaced the pcm yesterday. It is -2 this morning and it starts perfect with new pcm and no heat. It took a ... Trouble codes: P0320.
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