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1993 Ford Escort 1.9L cooling fan VIN: 3FAPP15JOP
car came in over heating,radator fan does not come on at idle. turn ac on fan comes on ,works fine .put coolant sensor in, same thing.we put scanner on car and coolant readings are fine ,but it still gets hot and no fan comes on.ican take test light and put to...
1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L engine gerotor oil pump VIN: 1FTHX26F6S
Hi techs, This truck came to my shop for complaint of no oil pressure in the morning causing the main pump reservoir to empty and cause an engine stall. The customer told me it was longer to get the pressure in cold days. Yesterday was here a milder day, I st...
1998 Ford F-150 4.6L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2FT2X1769W
keeps reapeating same codes cant find a problem i know these fords r bad about intake plenum leaks but smoked it with no avail any help would be much appreciated Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
1999 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FTYR14C2X
this truck came to us after 4 other shops incldind the local ford dealership gave up on it. it will stall at idle or run rough with low rpm. there are no codes but the pcm flags induced codes. parts that have been changed include egr,plugs,wires,fuel pulsator,...
2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L power VIN: 1FAFP36PXY
power locks and liftgate inop. found in alldata that switches act as ground for csm, but can't find csm info or any dio help. any help appreciated.
2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L epc VIN: 1FTYR14V1Y
Hi yall I was called in today to help another shop with a monster of a ranger they have been working on for the past week. This truck came in becouse of harsh shifting in all gears. The valve body was pulled out fixed the blown gaskets and replaced EPC. Still ...
2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Engine VIN: 1FAFP55S62
Greetings fellow trouble shooters. We have this '02 Taurus w/DOHC that is making a rattling noise from the rear valve cover near the cam gear side. The noise is louder using a stethascope with an open hose than with the probe. The noise is most loudest up agai...
2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRW07W11
The truck gives a continuous P0408 (EGR flow out of range) I have replaced the EGR valve, EGR solonoid and the EGR sensor. I have checked egr vacuumn hoses for leaks. I have cleaned and blown the pipe on the exhaust side of the EGR valve. Trouble codes: P0408 (egr flow out of range)
2002 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.4L Steering VIN: 1FTSE34L82
Please help.This econoline van brought in for brakes.Brakes were replaced and we noticed tire wear so we put tires on and did alignment.Now the vehicle pulls to the left and there is a vibration at around 80km/h.We have done the alignment again and specs are o...
2004 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L AC manifold assy. VIN: 1FDXE45P74
I have two help requests on this E-450 6.0 unit. No#1: Repeated leaks on rear of compressor and manifold assy. Anyone seen same problem? No#2: Is there an easier way to access and repair compressor or lines on this beast? Any and all replies welcomed.
2001 Mercury Villager Estate 3.3L heater VIN: 4M2ZV14T41
This car will only produce heat when the temp control is set on 90 degrees. All the other functions work ok, like mode position, blower speed and a/c function. It will blow cold air until you set it at 90 and then you will get full heat. I can fisically watch ...

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1989 Ford F-250 Custom 5.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, Dies When Hot VIN: 1ETEF26H6K
Thanx to all I monitored the hall effect sensor in the distributor and it slowly would alter its frequency as it got hotter until out of range. i put a distributor in and runs like a champ thanx again to all for the help
1996 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTCR0U0TU
well thanks to all who have helped still no fix, all paramerters normal except inj pulse @ 6 to 8 mill secs suspect the ecu need to close post at this time will re-open or e-mail all who have helped with fix when found, thanks again to every one especially jor... Trouble codes: P1132 (02 b1s1 not switching-hard code on koerrich limit), P1152 (02 b1s2 not switching-hard code on koerrich limit).
1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU34E8W
replaced pcm and it did not reset the lite. customer has had car 3 days and it appears the problem solved. thanks for the input. Trouble codes: P0136 (02 sen cir.bk 1 sen.2).
2000 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU84P9Y
It turned out to be a defective (factory) dpfe . Replaced and has been ok for 2 weeks . Thanks Mike [...] Trouble codes: P1409 (egr vacuum control).
2001 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTYR10D81
Customer has had no problems after replacing filter, wires, correct spark plugs & air intake / fuel system clean. After 3,000 miles or if problem returns we will change fuel filter again and see if there is any more black particles in filter. Thank you for all...
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