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1993 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FMDU32X4P
Hello to all again. I have this explorer that is running rich excessively. I checked the maf sensor found it to be high at idle 2.6 -2.8 replaced maf. ran ok till customer picked up started all over again. Same readings at maf. Thaught maybe we got a bad one r...
1997 Ford F-150 4.2L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FTDF1727V
This truck originally came in with a knocking noise (VERY BAD). Found leaking intake manifold gasket but engine was already damaged. After replacement it has a hesitation on accel. It will do it bad enough at times to shut off. It will do it when driving at an...
1998 Ford Mustang 3.8L alternator VIN: 1FAFP404XW
another shop in the area has asked me to look at this car because they are running out of answers, i only had about an hour tonight to check the vehicle, but what i'm finding is hard for me to understand so i'm gonna explain it best i can. anyway, it all start...
1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FAFP53U8X
This car every now and then will start "bucking and jerking", it will run ready bad, the LOW FUEL light will come on. It does this for about minute or so then clears up. I have no idea what is going on with this car. Anybody know where I should look? It has ...
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L tcc VIN: 2FMZA5148X
converter locks up, then unlocks, relocks and trips od off, light with code p0741, output speed seems ok, turbine shaft ok, tps ok, boo switch ok, replaced trans And ecm, reprogramed, same problem, any help would be apprecieated. thanks in advance, tom. 601-48...
2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMYU02141
Car came in with buck/miss at cruise speed. Verified issue, checked compression and looked at fuel trims. All were ok. Listened to injectors with stethoscope and are were pulsing. Replace #5 plug and coil pack. Road tested and all was fine. Approx 45 minutes a... Trouble codes: P0305
2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP53U42
customer drove vehicle to our shop with a complaint of occasional no start with check engine light on. went to bring vehicle into the shop it would not start about 3rd or 4th time trying it finally started ,scanned the light and found a po 1233 code -fuel pump... Trouble codes: P1233
2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP56S22
Attention all Ford techs. Have this Taurus in hear for a no start. Found battery dead so we charged it so we could test. Tried to start car and it did but ran very rough.If you give it gas it will fall flat on its face and then finally come around. saw check e... Trouble codes: P1131, P1151, P0136, P0156
2003 Lincoln LS 3.9L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM87AX3
hey lincoln techs i need some help on this one it is eating my lunch.car came in with codes 2107,2110 and was told that the car would not accelerate until the key was turned off.the car was still drivable but would not accelerate. perform tests that are listed... Trouble codes: 2107 (throttle actuator control processor indicates the etc controlarea of pcm failed the test.), 2110 (throttle actuator control system-forced limited rpm is in the fmem mode of forced limited rpm.)

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1984 Ford F-250 XL 6.9L fuel VIN: 1FTHF2611E
Many thanks to all the people who replied to my dilema. We found the problem. It turns out the pump was good after all.The problem was we thought the intake was torqued enough but was leaking a tiny bit, and we also replaced the injector seals. Diesel was leak...
1990 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L rpm flare on shifts VIN: 1FTDF15Y6L
I received several replies suggesting things to try. I didn't get around to very many of them because we got very busy right after I posted the help request. Since this is my personal vehicle it got sent to the end of the line. It also didn't help that we had ...
1994 Ford F-350 XL 7.5L First Gear VIN: 2FDKF37H3R
First let me say thanks again I had several good responses. Matt suggested I check for part of an old connector not letting the solonoid pack connetor seat all the way. This was the case, but after the obstruction was removed the trans was still starting out i...
1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEX15H1S
thank you for all of the replies this truck did use the black module all of the parts books said it only called for one number but that was not the case i did another serech through to arcives and found another truck with same thing so got a black module and a... Trouble codes: 565 (canister purge fault), 212 (no tach input to processor-spout), 332 (egr valve not opening), 311 (thermactor air system not working bank 1).
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Timing Chain VIN: 1FTNF21L8X
Sorry for taking so long to post a fix. This truck was not nice to us. We decided to put in a set of lifters. We could not find anything else it could be. We borrowed the tool from the Ford dealer to change them. We were only able to change the first few befor...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L rotors? VIN: 1FTNX21LZX
Well I want to Thankall that took the time to reply with my problem.Here is my summary. We checked the runout on the rotor .03 no luck there.We removed the rotor and cut it backwards slow cut on the machine same thing. We removed the hubs and checked the axle ...
2004 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L Upper Intake Manifold VIN: 1FMCU94114
ALLRIGHTY THEN... We have fixed this car! After a lot of research on TSBs, PCM reflashes, we found none for this particular problem. The fuel pressure regulator and injectors are fine and not leaking. We believe this has been something in the making for awhile...
2005 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L rotors VIN: 1FTRX12W65
we decided to use a new set of rotors problem solved, we also replaced the ceramic pads with oe pads thanks for all your help
2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L No Start, Stall VIN: 1LNHM87A21
Im gonna call this one a fix for now at least. I talked to a tech from ford and he told he has found on those ls models the battery junction underneath the driver foot area tends to come loose and cause an intermitent communication problem. so i checked this a... Trouble codes: U1242, C1805.
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