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1985 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTCF15N2F
This truck will start if the accelerator is left at idle, but runs bad. If accelerated if will stall, and might not restart, unless carb cleaner is sprayed in the intake. The scanner will not communicate, I checked the TPS, ECT and IAT, MAP, with my Vantage, ...
1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L ABS system VIN: 2FMDA5149W
Hi. First thank you for your assistances. This '98 Ford Windstar came in with ABS light on and TRACTION OFF light flashing. The ABS TDC 1141(L/F tooth missing) & 1144 (R/R tooth missing) codes in memory. During the test drive, ABS wheel speeds are all reading ...
2000 Ford Escort LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP13P0Y
Car came in with overheating problems, somebody disconnected radiator fan since it did not cut off anymore. Replaced Cylinder head gasket and head. replaced the CCRM to terminate the constant running fan. We also replaced oxygen sensor. After connecting the ne... Trouble codes: P0135 (heating circuit O2 sensor before Catalytic converter)
2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L speed sensor VIN: 1FTRF18252
Hello tech This truck came in from a car lot with no inop speedometer,hookup scanner to check speed signal to pcm drove the truck and stayed on zero no movment,unplug speed sensor in the back of trans checked wires from sensor to pcm all ok,it had used pcm i d...
2003 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L horn VIN: 1FMPU18L33
ok ford guru's got a inop horn and all is ok with fuse and also a drivers door ajar chime goes off intermittantly but no ajar lite in dash. fuse is good and the horn relay in the fuse panel is not "serviceable" according to no data. we suspect that the securit...
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Transaxle VIN: 1FTNF21L84
4WD would not engage on this truck. GEM has code 1876 stored (T-Case 2WD Sol CKT Fault). Manually locking the hubs would allow 4WD to work but there was a very loud clanging sound when the vehicle turned. Right drive axle had a good amount of play and the hubl...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L acceleration VIN: 1FTPX14524
Back pressure on this Ford Pickup is over 6 psi in front of the first cat and about 1 to 1.5 psi in front of the second cat. Engine feels down on power compared to other 150s with the same engine, etc. No codes in PCM. Called the dealer and told them of the b...
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 ...

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1996 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FTHX26F7T
thanks for all of the replies. A couple of you said that this injector resistance is near normal so I'll get a new IDM and try it. I have not yet replaced it so I'll have to post another help request if it doesn't work, although I'm sure it will. Trouble codes: P1298.
1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Timing chain guide VIN: 1FTRX17W0X
The truck is fixed. I got a mix of replies, some from IATN members and some from other shops in town. I heard 'leave the hole empty','It takes a dowel pin', and 'it takes a roll' and the Ford dealer couldn't come up with anything, so we left it the way we foun...
2000 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Moniters VIN: 1FAFP5824Y
Hi & thanks for the replies. It seems that in factory generic function on this model the monitors that did not run will switch from not ready to ready & back again. I thought we had a computer problem & did my checks & replaced the computer…with the same probl... Trouble codes: 1233 (fuel pump driver module off line).
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L Accessories VIN: 1FTNX21FO1
At this time,the vehicle is working properly. The customer is going to keep using it and he will let me know if it starts acting up again. I and other folks did a bunch of research on code#B-1575--unable to come up with any diagnostic info on this. My feeling ...
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L 1-2 shift VIN: 1FNX20L64E
I changed the fuel filter which was very full of dirt, but no improvement. I dropped the tranny pan no metal in the bottom. I pulled the accumulator body and checked the valves, looked ok, but I changed them anyway. Still no help. No codes to go on so im going...
2002 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM50UX2
Jay mentioned TSB 02-22-3 which I could not locate in the Alldata system. Michael from Calif. has had trouble with these fuel pumps. Chuck from Maryland had me back probe the Black/Pink(BK/PK)wire at the fuel pump driver module with the ignition switch on. The... Trouble codes: P0191 (Fuel rail pressure sensor circuit range/performance).
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