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1986 Ford F-350 XL 6.9L glow plug VIN: 1FDJF3711G
after engine warms up the wait light will not come on even after engine cools down. motor doesn't have to run long for this to accure
1988 Ford Aerostar 3.0L No Move VIN: N0TAVALBUL
Hi Real Tranny Techs ;)}} 1988 Aerostar... A4LD tranny... Please help an Amature out ;)?? I built this thing about 30K miles ago.. I did use the black plastic selective washers & the nickel plated sealing rings on the center support... Recently, it started ...
1994 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FALP52U8R
Hello everyone. This vehicle is wiping out the TFI module. It came in earlier this week for a no start. I found that the power to the TFI module (red and green wire) was dropping out intermittently. Traced the problem down to some bad wiring in the area under ...
1997 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Temp gauge VIN: 1FALP6538V
I do not want to sound dumb but this car has been worked on at a bunch of shops trying to correct the owners concern. The temp gauge goes to the red zone and she thinks it is running hot,with scanner connected,coolant temp is only 195-200 while gauge is in the...
1998 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FTPE2421W
this truck has a huge tip-in hesitation(engine almost stalls if throttle whacked open)if you open throttle very slowly it wont hesitate. i checked fuel pressure 30 idle 43 on accel. checked for vacuum leaks\none found checked all related air intake tubing i.e.... Trouble codes: P1100 (maf intermittent), P0174
1998 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L No Start, MIL Lamp on, No SCP Communication VIN: 1FDZ123419
Hey gang, This one seems a bit tricky but diagnosis is still ongonig and with your help maybe less painful! Vehicle was parked, customer said he usually uses key FOB to unlock car but did not this day, engine cranked, started and stalled. 2nd attempt crank no... Trouble codes: 16 (Loss of SCP communication)
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L CTS location VIN: 1FTNF21L82
Greetings! I am trying to locate the Coolant Temp Sensor for this truck. Guage pegs even when cold and truck runs badly, as you would expect if the computer thinks the coolant is up there. Alldata location is incorrect. My Ford parts guy says his diagrams are ...
2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XL 4.0L Inner Door Handle VIN: 1FMZU77E82
After being brought back in 1 week, I checked for any TSBs, Recalls and called the Ford service dept. for any records of a pattern failure. None found. I checked in identifix for any failure records-none. I then removed the door panel and noticed that it is mu...
2004 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L drivers seat VIN: 2FAHP71WX4
this 2004 c.v.p. drivers seat has power lumbar option.the lower/middle seat back burned down to the lower left rear floor board.i could not find the compressor for the lumbar air bladder, it seems to have burned beyound/recognition.this option has power to the...
2005 Ford Expedition XLS 5.4L Head bolts torque VIN: IFMPU15505
My request for you tech's is if you could provide me this information or a source, so we could get the job done. Thank you in advance.
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTSF2OP35
Hi all, I have this vehicle that i need some help with. What i need is a trouble tree for the above listed code. My mitchell is up to version 5.8 which does not cover the 6.0 diesel, only gasoline. I replaced two injectors but a few days later the customer sai... Trouble codes: P2617 (Crankshaft Position Out Fault)

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1993 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FMEU15N7P
thanks everybody for all the info. its unanamous with the timing chain,but, checked the dist. rotor and timing mark and all is well. rotor points to # 1 cylinder and piston is on #1 and so is crank mark. i changed the module and it started up, but had to retim...
1995 Ford F-250 Special 4.9L A.I.R. Tube VIN: 1FDHF37Y7S
Thanks to Rich [...] he replied within 10 minuets with info for P.C.I.. Got tube,ferrell nuts and a new check valve including shipping for $50.00. Fit and finish of part appears to be same as Ford factory part.Installed with no problems and cured exhust lea...
1996 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FDLE40G9T
sorry for the delay took a while to narrow down heres what we found, it was in the exhaust system, this has a banks exhaust system on it which carb approved for california, turns out the o2 sensor which was in the ypipe was on the right bank which the right ba...
1997 Ford F-150 4.6L Stall VIN: 1FTDX1861N
Gentlemen, thank you one and all. The truck is fixed. I did look into the throttle body and throttle bore. They were both clean so I went with my stomach and several of your suggestions and replaced the IAC. The vehical is fixed. I had spent some time learning...
2001 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 3FAFP31301
Sorry everybody. We have not been able to solve this puzzle. We have replaced the intake with a known good one and rechecked all vacuum lines. A/C off at idle gives us a vacuum reading of 10. Once A/C is turned on vacuum drops to 0. So basically problem is eve...
2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM87A21
This customer did not want to fix the problem at this time as he just want to know what is causing. I appreciated all five members that offered me help. Most of you referring the vacuum leak under intake plenum area and one stated possible timing chain jumped ... Trouble codes: P0172, P0174, P0304, P1000.
2002 Lincoln LS 3.0L traction con VIN: 1LNHM86S82
I tried several bleeding rituals with no success,I finally took vehicle to the dealer for code clearing. The light is off and everyone is happy.
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