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1997 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FTJW35FXV
hello diesel friends; this old 7.3L is killing us. we work on these good old engines daily. upon start up this truck idles up and down quickly. acts like a big cam gas engine. if you gently apply the throttle raising engine idle to 900 or so it smooths out. le...
1997 Ford Thunderbird LX 3.8L power locks VIN: 1FALP62W7V
I have instalded 2 circut breakers on this car and it pops them in 2 weeks. Car came into shop today to see why breaker keeps blowing. I have unpluged all power window motors and switches even moon roof motor and module. As soon as you put in circut breaker in...
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTWW33F4X
does not crank or start unless i send power to pcm relay and jump the ign solinoid and wont communicat with pcm without power to relay Trouble codes: P1662, P1690, P1298
2003 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L eletric windows VIN: IFTZR45E13
hey thanks this customer says just out of the blue the windows stopped working .he changed the 30amp main window breaker that he doesn't know was blown or not . its good .I checked out the master switch and there is no power to th switch . I checked the acceso...
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSW31P74
Vehicle came in with a no crank condition. After some testing, it was found that starter relay was not being ground from processor. When you bypass relay 30 to 87, vehicle will crank, but will not start. Tried to Scan with Snap-on 2500 Series Scanner with Can ... Trouble codes: U1059 (SCP Data Fault For tran/ax/PRND), U1073 (SCP Data Fault For Eng Coolant), U1027 (SCP Data Fault For Eng. R.P.M.), P1262 (SCP Data Fault For J1850 BUS), B1352 (Ignition Key In Ckt Fault)
1992 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1LNLM81W8N
I had this 92 Town Car in last week for some AC work. Replaced blower control module and update harness from Ford. Noticed at times that when starting car last week that very intermittently it would crank but not start, and with key on engine off after crankin... Trouble codes: 512 (kapwr)
2004 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L advance trac VIN: 4M2DU86K34
This vehicle came in with 2 bad tire pressure sensors one was road impact and the other was full of fix-a-flat. We replaced those and now that system works. But now we have a advance trac light on with code C1991. Which means module calibration failure. I can'...

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1989 Ford E-150 Econoline Custom 5.8L Poor Fuel Economy, extremely rich VIN: IFMEEIIH3K
we replaced the aftermarket map sensor with an OE Ford map sensor and let the customer take the vehicle. the weather has since then warmed significantly so we probably woun't see it till nest year. thanks for all the helpful info.
1993 Ford Escort 1.9L cooling fan VIN: 3FAPP15JOP
thanks to everyone again.the problem was the pcm,also had to replace the coolant sensor with ford one.before car would go to red and blow coolant out.put coolant sensor from parts store would not read right.but now its all good .thanks again.
1993 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 5.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FACP42D1P
Once again a great big thank you to all that replied. I'm not much for replacing parts to fix a problem but in this case I was left with no alternative. Reason being the car would stall out but by the time I would start the diagnostic process the darn thing wo...
1999 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 4.6L Oil Cooler VIN: IFAFP46V5X
fix for this was to replace the small o-ring that fits on the oil-filter 'pipe' that screws through the oil cooler itself securing it to the oil filter adaptor housing which bolts to the block. However, this o-ring is NOT available seperately from FORD and one...
2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L power VIN: 1FAFP36PXY
2003 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L blend door motor VIN: 1FTRX17L13
Hello again and thanks for the replies, six in all. I was aware of the blend door braking problems, so I checked it out closely befor posting. It turned out to be the actuator after all. Tim from the great state of PA hit it on the head with a bad feed back po...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L noise turbo cycling VIN: 1FTWW33P43
Customer has vehicle back, he is still not happy and I believe we still have a problem. Some of my replies suggested that I go though a procedure for learning ecm and vgt system. I did this several times with no change in low end power or turbo cycling noise. ...
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