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1990 Ford Mustang LX 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FACP41E6L
Hello Ford Tech's I Have A Street Rod With a 1990 Mustang 5.0 Auto Trans. I Know You Can Not Read Data On A Scan Tool For This Year. What Has To Be Done To Install A 1992 ECM So we Can Read Data? This Car Has A Hesation Cold And Acts Lean. OK After Warm. We ...
1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L readiness monitors VIN: 1FTEF14Y7T
I have this F150 that will not pass inspection because 4 readiness monitors are not-ready. They are catalyst,secondary air system,o2 sensor heater and [...].Since the last inspection this truck has had a motorcraft alternator and an interstate battery.These...
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FTWW33F0X
I have a 1999 Ford F350 that has a surge between 1600 and 1800 RPM. It does not matter what gear you are in, although it won't do it at idle. Only under a load. When it surges, the throttle position voltage is correct, the high pressure oil spec is correct and...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSW31P53
ford techs , need ya baaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaad recently replaced high pressure oil pump on this 03 f350 6.0 . when tech tried to start engine starter would not engauge. after checking over all work found pcm would not command ground to starter relay.further c...
2004 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Unknown VIN: 1FDAF56P24
This trans was rebuilt about 1 year ago, it had taken out 2 clutches and the planetary pin was coming out, we rebuilt it and the customer complained that it would sometimes go into reverse hard, we replaced all the solenoids and no change, we took it to ford h...
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L alternator warning light VIN: 1FTNX21P24
Hi folks. The alternator warning light is reported comeing on and going out intermitantly. Every time I go to check it out everything is working fine. No complants of flat batteries. Friday, the truck came in again with the same fault. I went to check the char...
2003 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L instruments VIN: 4M2ZV86K13
Good day. The instrument cluster is completely inop on this truck. The powers and grounds test correctly. I read a post in the archives about the exact same probelm but was not fixed. One reply in the post made mention to an updated cluster, another made menti...

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1995 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L 2,3,4 No Shift VIN: 2FMDA5144S
Sorry for the delay, its been very bussy. As for this Van, I finally had to change the transmission as few of the replies suggested, so its been a week and the customer has not come back with any complaints. Thanks to all for their help and time.
1997 Mercury Tracer LS 2.0L Engine running VIN: 3MELM15P7V
Well we now have a sorted story about this as the car just 'blew up' according to the tow truck driver. So we will yank the head off and see how bad we have it now. Hopefully I can fit enough to get running and sell as my step mother now has no confidence anym...
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