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1995 Ford Aerostar XLT 3.0L rear brakes VIN: 1FMCA11U3S
This van has been worked on by sevral shops. Every brake part is less than 6 months old. I have tested every part of the system and have found no faults. the brakes are very touchy. If they are aplied mildly hard the rear locks up then the abs kicks in. I feel...
1995 Ford F-250 Special 5.8L Hesitation, Stall, hard start and dies VIN: 2FTHF25HX8
I have this Ford F250 5.8L that was towed in my shop with the complaint of hard to start and while driving it stops running and takes awhile to restart. check fuel pressure at 32psi running and 44pse key up. no codes found. pulled fuel filter and found to be h...
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L bell housing VIN: 1FTDX1864V
hey guys and gals. this truck came in leaking atf from transmisson bell housing. It will not leak if u are at idle in park or nuetrol, but will poor out when your put it in gear(any gear). were thinking that it might have a bad torque converter. has new conver...
1999 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L odometer VIN: 1FTZF1726X
Good morning Ford techs.I have this truck with an intermittent odometer and I suspect a problem in the instrument cluster itself.If the odometer goes out and I smack the top of the dash I can get it to come back on.I've checked connections at the back of the c...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Timing Chain VIN: 1FTNF21L8X
Customer had oil leaks out of head gaskets so we put a new set of gaskets on it. We pulled the motor to do the job. Sense then I talked to the Ford techs and they said they pull the cab instead. Any how after a couple weeks customer stopped by with a ticking/c...
2000 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Heater VIN: 1FMZU64E4Y
Customer complains of heat all of the time. Have checked all of the vacuum controls all appear to be working correctly. Problem appears to be the blend door motor. Have the problems with this door been repaired and is there a way to verify the problem with out...
2001 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L heat VIN: 2FMZA52411
This windstar has no heat in the front unit.rear heat & a/c working good.heater hoses to front unit are hot.front a/c works good,but have no heat.can hear clicking noise from center dash area behind console.suspect blend door or motor problem.do windstars have...
2001 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU70E51
Hello fellow techs. I have a headache Ford that we cannot seem to fix. We followed the post trail on here to fix it and none of the fixes have worked. Here are the symptoms. On a cold day during first start up the truck will idle erratically and stall. On seco... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P0300
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L cam bearing caps VIN: 1FTNX21LY2
Hi everyone I have sent out the heads to have a valve job done and I am reassembling the heads to the engine and have come across a problem. When I took the caps off the heads I set them in a box in the order they came out. But when I started reassembling the...
2005 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L gas pedal VIN: 1FAHP56U55
Hello fellow Teck's. I thought I seen a past post on this but can't find it. I have a 05 Taurus that has a strange vibration/ noise in the gas pedal. Most of the time on accleration, but I do get it at crusing speeds sometimes. I looked to make sure the cable ...

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1989 Ford F-250 Custom 7.3L speedo VIN: 1FTHF26M0K
thanks for all the reply's. sorry about posting request in wrong field. called local dealer back and got parts manager involved.he was able to locate part numbers for gears.
1992 Ford Ranger S 3.0L Stall, flooding?! VIN: 1FTCR10U4N
Well, this Ranger got the last laugh on us. We had noticed an intermittent ignition switch- if you barely moved it in the run position, you could make the IGN voltage jump up & down about 2volts. Thought we were closing in on it! Dropped the column, and instal...
1994 Ford Escort 1.9L no heat/poor heat
Hello members, I want to thank you all for your replies, some were very helpful, although customer decided to come get vehicle and bring it back at a later date. Seeing as how weather is breaking a little, I don't see it happening soon. I did do some follow-...
1994 Ford Tempo GL 2.3L Speedometer VIN: 1FAPP36X1R
Thanks everyone! Most responses pointed to the nylon gears inside the transaxle. Have to agree, as it's the only thing that makes sense. My customer is 70 & living on SS.. She wants to think about spending the money on this car vs. buying something newer. Than...
1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU34X1S
The Explorer is fixed. This bosch style cam sensor is the same as the Ford style only alot more expensive! I removed the sensor from the new unit and installed it onto the old synchronizer while still in engine. The metal vane was still good. This saved lots o... Trouble codes: P0214.
1996 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L Clutch VIN: 1FTCR14A6T
thanks for all the replies- john saved us a tone of time- we jacked the rear of the truck way up and re bled the system- it worked like a champ. all ideas were solid advice that i am sure would have worked- you all are what iatn so great!! greg and crew
1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEX14H7T
Customer elected not to fix vehicle, stating that it has not caused any problems (yet). 8 replies ranging from fuel filter, it had been changed. Restricted injectors, Fuel quality,Fuel delivery issues. Freeze frame info was also listed on checking fuel trims e... Trouble codes: 1131 (fuel system not switching adaptive limits lean), 1151 (testing and results).
1999 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L transfercase VIN: IFMRU1569X
good morning techs,as everyone suggestd we part a trans fer case motor assy on and it fixed all the problems,why im not sure ,it appears the diagonisis from the scan tool are really screwed up ford makes this way to hard .thanks for the info.
1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTRX18W8X
thanks for all the intelligent answers.we had tried most of the suggestions and am sad to say my tech and i skipped one very important detail.we did tripple check the cam timing again but failed to check both sides for some dumb reason. bank one was off.now i'...
2000 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L engine noise VIN: 2MEFM74W0Y
sorry for the delay replaced engine with a remanufactured all is well thanks to all that replied
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