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1996 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.8L Misfire VIN: 1FBJS31H8T
I have been trying to trace down this problem for almost two weeks, using known good components to no avail. Any input to what could cause this would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
1996 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 4.6L Mechanical VIN: 1FALP47V3T
Hello, I am in desperate need of some help with this one and you guys have never let me down. I rebuilt an engine on this Mustang Cobra SVT. The car came to me with a nasty lower end noise so I never really ran or drove the car for fear of further damage. Upon...
1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L tcc engagement VIN: 1FALP57U9V
Hello all, and thanks in advance for reading thru this. The customer's complaint was adressed last week for a cold start and stall when backing out of the garage and into the street. P1742 and P1743 were stored, diagnosed, repaired and cleared last week. Upon ...
1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L left front power window VIN: 1FMPU18L2W
in park and nuetral everything operates normally. when placed in reverse, drive or low the battery saver relay is turned off, or deenergized. at the same time the ACC delay relay is turned off and the battery saver relay turns off the power to the ACC delay re...
1999 Ford F F800 5.9L No Start VIN: 3FEWF8016X
We got this Ford F-800 tha was towed in, its got a 5.9 L cummings diesel in it, we replaced the transfer pump, we are now getting plenty of fuel to the fuel distributer, we think there may be air in the system, but cant bleed it out, cracked a couple of inject...
2000 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FAFP45X1Y
Hello Everyone I am attempting to remove the fuel tank from this mustang to replace the module. First of all mitchell says to drain tank. How is this accomplished when a siphon hose will not go down the filler pipe? I can't pull the filler pipe because you hav... Trouble codes: P1237 (Fuel Pump Secondary Circuit Fault)
2001 Ford Focus LX 2.0L No Start
This is one for you Ford dealer techs out there.This 01' focus is a no crank with a 1681 code,pcm not seeing pats signal from transponder.After doing the mitchell trouble tree for this code,powers and ground were good,the signal wire from the transponder to th... Trouble codes: 1681 (Pcm not seeing passive anti-theft signal), 1213 (Only one key programmed to anti-theft2keys required)
2002 Ford Focus ZTW 2.0L Friction material VIN: 1FAFP36302
Hi guys, thanks in advance for any help that you can give me. My problem is with a 2002 Ford Focus SE Wagon with a brake noise. We replaced the rear brakes because the friction material was low. A couple thousand kilometers after the repair the customer came b...
2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Shift D to P VIN: 1FAFP55U32
When shifting from Drive to Park there is a loud clunk noise. Seems to possibly be internal transmission related. Engine mounts check okay & idle is within specification. Anyone else experienced this?
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L transfercase VIN: 1FTNX21F62
Have 02 Ford F250 Super Duty, 7.3L Turbo Diesel with no 4WD shifting. Retreived codes P1832, P1865, and P1876 upon initial testing. Following diagnostic flow charts, repaired P1832 & P1876 by replacement of high resistance Vacuum Switching Solenoid (located rt...
2003 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L radiator, trans. cooler line VIN: 2FTRX18W73
Hello fellow technicians, We have a transmission cooler line fitting at the radiator that we have not seen before. We were trying to do a trans. flush, it appears to have a push connect style fitting, but the clearances between the line and fitting are very sm...

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2000 Ford Focus Sony Limited Edition 2.0L im monitors VIN: 1FAFP3639Y
well guys , i havnt got a def fix yet. i have some people helping me still on here so please send me any questions you have and i will forward any info i can! thanks...walt
2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L parking lights VIN: 2FMZA5140Y
The windstar is fixed. The new switch fixed the problem. With the old switch if you turn it one past off the park lights would turn off. With the new switch it stopped at the off position and the lights would turn off. So something was wrong with the switch. I...
2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMYU02141
Wiille from Ill. had it correct,the PCM was the fix.We tried swapping coils and injectors and even ran new piggyback wireing from PCM to coil and injector but still had missfire code and intermitant miss/buck.We did have a problem reprograming new PCM with our... Trouble codes: P0305.
2004 Ford Freestar SE 3.9L tcc system VIN: 2FMZA51614
out of the three replies i believe internal issues are present. the customer has not allowed us to further investigate after telling her a new trans was most likely in order. i guess ignorance is bliss in her case.
1999 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Misfire VIN: 5LMPU28A4X
What a job!I replaced the spark plugs with motorcraft with the factory gap and all is well.Thanks for all the input.
1994 Mercury Tracer 1.9L No Start VIN: 3MARM15JOR
the problem with this vehichle was a bad wire to the fuel pump, that was not suppling sufficient power to the pump. thanks for all the helpand suggestions.
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