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1989 Ford E-150 Econoline Custom 5.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTES14N4K
somebody please help us this van belongs to a tool salesman.about a month ago the van stopped at a shop on his route they had replaced just about everything on it. they finally got it to run with a distributor and a pickup coil. wenesday of this week he was at...
1992 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, High Idle VIN: 1FDZ123456
Happy Friday to all, This 3.0L taurus has me scratching my head. Vehicle history is unknown, the engine runs at about 1350 rpm all the time and higher when cooling fan is on. IAC is at 14%, TP is .87vdc. ECT normal, If you pinch off the vacuum hose which goes ...
1996 Ford Explorer XLT 5.0L MIL Lamp on
Vehicle was brought in for inspection, and check engine light was on, with code P402,vehicle is running fine, engine is running properly, but code is still present, need help with this one, any ideas why the code P402 is present with no problems, can't pass in... Trouble codes: P0402
1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Interior VIN: 1FMDU34XZV
Problem = elctrical problems. the wipers, power windows, dome light, 4wd light, come on and off intermittenly. only when i am trying to use them. i hear a clicking noise behind the dash even when the key is not in the ignition. this clicking noise seems to be ...
2000 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L oil pump VIN: 1FAFP42X4Y
Vehicle came in with noise in engine. Isolated it to LH timing chain area. Pulled front cover and found both timing chains and related parts completely worn out. Due to excessive slop in timing chains there is a deep groove worn in the oil pump housing. It is ...
2000 Ford Excursion XLT 6.8L injectors, fuel pump VIN: 17RG37RFHK
We,ve got a 2000 Ford Excursion V10 2wd that was a theft recovery. Ignition switch and trasciever ring was broke out of it. I took it to Ford to have a new tranciever ring, ignition cyl. and new pats keys made for it. the computer has been flashed , keys cut, ...
2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2FMZA5141Y
Hi guys.I have a windstar that came in with an idle problem.When ever you would start it would stall out unless you play with the gas pedel.I got a code P1507 Idle air ctrl.Underspeed error.I change the IAC.Now it starts fine but reves at 2000 rpm.I found the ... Trouble codes: P, 1507 (Idle air ctrl.Underspeed error)
2001 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FDXE45F51
this vehicle had come from another shop, they had told the customer that all the injectors were bad,the vehicle displays lots of white smoke, runs ruff at idle and constant misfire on accel with more smoke, we checked the vehicle no codes on koeo, koer, cyl co...
2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FAFP55S62
happy friday the 13th the answer to this problem escapes me!i have had it before and cannot remember the fix. when the car is sitting still in gear with the defog or ac on it misfires,but only when the iac lets more air through! this must lean the mixture but ...
2003 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA52483
This one came from another shop. Had code P0315 and they replaced crank sensor. After that it sets P1336. Code sets in 2-5 minutes of driving. We reset Cam sensor and double checked with scope. Scoped sensors and found no problems. Files are in test results. T... Trouble codes: P1336 (Crank Cam sensor Erratic)
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L 1-2 shift VIN: 1FNX20L64E
Thanks for any help in advance. Car is an F250 superduty 5.4l with a 4 speed tranny Customer complaint is going up hills the transmission dosent change out of 1st gear and vehical loses most of its power once the rpm gets to around 5k. On test drive I had no ...
1994 Lincoln Continental 3.8L speedometer VIN: 1LNLM9742R
axod unit,customer compliaint after 20 minutes of driving, speedometer reads zero mph & trans won't shift. scanner koer in park, vss not at 0 switches between 0-600 mph speedometer read normal 0 prinds1 flips back & forth from park to ??? marks tft-tot goes ...
1994 Mercury Tracer 1.9L No Start VIN: 3MARM15JOR
hi, this car will not start at all. the fuel pump does not run when you turn the key on. the fuel pump has juice to it and wires look ok and as you see the list of parts i have tried. ps. it started and ran for about one minute after the used ecm. could this b...

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1990 Ford Bronco Custom 5.8L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FMEU15HIL
I would like to thank everyone on helping me out on this Bronco. I don't know if I could of done it with out you guys. The first thing I did after I looked at all the emails was, to hook up a fuel pressure gauge again. I then checked the pressure it was still ... Trouble codes: 42 (HEGO sensor circuit indicates system to rich).
1995 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU32X6S
I was able to remove the sensor and shaft without removing anything else. The installation part was done almost blind folded!. No space to see what you are doing, what a tough job. I marked the housing and the shaft, install the shaft back and with a mirror al... Trouble codes: 214 (cylinder id ckt fault).
1997 Ford F-250 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, low power VIN: 1FTHW26FOV
Still no fix. Have installed another set of injectors, no difference. (hence the long wait, I had to wait nearly a month for them) I have no exhaust backpressure valve, my fuel pressure is a return regulated system that I have tested for good pressure at both ...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTNX21F5X
Thanks so much guys, Turned out there was a hole in the MAP line Robert hit that just right. I don't see how low boost would affect milage that way but customer says mileage is back to normal. Thanks again for all your help
2000 Ford Escort LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP13P5Y
thank you for the ideas on the repair. the replacement of the pcv and resetting the kam was done on the two cars with ford pcv valves. we have not seen the problem reoccure sence the repair. Trouble codes: P1506 (iac overspeed).
2001 Ford Focus SE 2.0L overdrive servo VIN: 1FAFP34P41
Thanks to those who replied with detailed info.I scanned and found no hard or pending faults.This problem only lasted for a day or two,then cleared up.After 2 weeks of city driving and a 300+ mile road trip, this hasn't reoccured.
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