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1987 Ford Escort GL 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FABP2196H
Gentlemen: I only have a limited Sevice Manual for this as I do not have an emissions manual on how to diagnose the codes, nor do I have a break out box. The car starts and then starts to surge. I have checked all electrical and vacuum connections and can fi... Trouble codes: 87 (Primary Fuel Pump Circuit Failure), 22 (Manifold Abslute Pressure MAP or BARO Sensor Out of Range)
1994 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L timing chain VIN: 1FACP52U2P
ford guys , here we go . car has a noise just off idle , and also when throttle is released . noise is definately coming from timing cover [ stethescope ] replaced chain it was rubbing on a boss in the cover . didn't replace gears as car was apart and could'n...
1996 Ford Contour GL 2.0L trans pump VIN: 1FALP6531T
Hi, this car has no drive in any range. Engine off and engine running oil level is the same. Installed pressure gauge and it reads 0. The needle doesn't move. Pulled the pump and it looks perfect. Turned the oil pump drive shaft and it feels solid in the conve...
1997 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMCU24X8V
WHEN VEHICLE ARRIVED CODES P0133 & P0153 WHERE IN MEMORY. RESEARCHED TSB'S AND FOUND TSB 97-15-22, REPROGRAM PCM IF BOTH CODES P0133 & P0153 WHERE IN MEMORY WITH NO DRIVEABILITY COMPALINTS. 1st-CHECKED UNDERHOOD FOR UPDATED DECAL, NONE FOUND, SENT PCM TO NAP... Trouble codes: P0133 (ho2s-11 slow response fixed), P0135 (ho2s-21 slow response fixed), P0340 (camshaft position sensor malfunction now)
1998 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE2YL1W
The customer bought this van with a rod sticking through the block.We installed a used engine not sure of miles on engine.This engine has a dead skip on two cylinders,3&5. I've checcked the plugs which we installed new.I checked the coils and replaced with goo...
1998 Ford Ranger Splash 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FTYR14X8W
My research is showing that this is a common problem. It has a rough idle when cold and at approx 35 MPH there is dramatic hesitation (almost stalling). Once the engine warms up the problem goes away and this has been very puzzling to me. I have changed the MA...
1999 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FDSS34F2W
hello ford techs, this powerstroke will run for a while then die, upon cranking the engine, the pid will show no rpm on the ids,and therpm control module. the cam signal is present with a lab scope attached at the pcm. this is an amulance with a ford factory... Trouble codes: P1316
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Unknown VIN: 1FTNX21F3Y
Torque converter is not locking up, intermittently converter lock-up engages. At cruise upon accelerating, rpm increase and no converter unlock is present. Vehicle accelerates normally, but rpm are higher than should be. Concern was present before transmission...
1992 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L No Start VIN: 2MECM74W0N
Hi every one, Have a Grand Marquis that came in with blown 20 amp maxi fuse, replaced fuse and check fuel pressure was in spec at 36 psi, pinched return line and fuel pressure went up to 62 psi pump to me is working okay. Check fuel pump draw is 3 amps. Found ...
2004 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L air distribution VIN: 2MEFM75W94
Have a '04 Grand Marquis that upon acceleration air does not come out of the a/c vents, it switches to defroster ducts. Checked all vacuum hoses and lines, tested vac reservoir canister, all good. Even checked check valve as per Alldata test requirements. Inst...

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1998 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L engine assembly VIN: 1FTNE24L7W
Just want to thank everyone for all the replies. My boss is the one actully doing the work, so I passed on everyones info and let him make his own desicsion. He ended up stretching a chain across the valley and removed the driver's side motor mount(to clear oi...
2000 Ford Focus LX 2.0L alternator VIN: FAFP34P3YW
This model has two predominant charging problems, this car came in the door with both. 1. Bad wiring going to the alternator. It gets green inside the insulation and breaks. (particularly the small red wire to the regulator) Be sure to check right at the alt...
1996 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L wont charge VIN: 1GO95D45HG
thanks ahead everyone who answered,agian sorry for the long delay but been in and out of hospital.it was the 175 amp bat winged fues replaced and runs and charges so good i sold it last week .agian sorry and thanks.
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