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1993 Ford Mustang LX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FACP40M7P
Customer complains that after 20-30 minutes of driving the car shuts off and does not start till 30 minutes later. We could not duplicate this condition. Iwould like to know where is the fuel pump relay and EEC relay. Chilton book indicates the fuel pump relay...
1995 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Power Windows & Wipers VIN: 2FMDA5145S
Customer was driving the van parked it to do some shopping came back out battery was dead they said they didn't leave anything on. They replaced the battery and after that the wipers and windows did not work. I have current to all fuses except fuses 34 and 40....
1997 Ford Escort 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP13PIV
Ford problems! Car came in with a cyl #2 misfire had oem plugs and wires so naturaly I stabbed a tune up at it and it ran good for about 2 minutes then started to miss again but only at idle, on cruise or just off idle it runs great. The miss is very intermita... Trouble codes: P0302
2001 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU70E81
could this be intake gasket leaking or plugged cat Trouble codes: P0135, P1131, P1132, P0172, P0301, 302, 303 (cylinder 1 2 3 misfire codes)
2005 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FAFP71W45
Ok guys I have several of my cruisers doing this,..after sitting going to take off they buck/surge stumble and die. Sometimes they will restart. I have performed the T.S.B. for this problem,.removing the engine cover and reprogramming,.to no avail. I even sent... Trouble codes: P0191 (p0305-), P0305 (p0300-), P0300 (p0174-), P0174
2003 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L Compressor Control VIN: 1MEHM59S83
Hello Group Todays stumper seems pretty simple but is baffeling me This Sable has No Compressor Engagement.. Grounding the control side of the A/C Micro Relay in the Relay Center Causes the compressor to engage and the Refigeration system works normally This c...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1987 Ford F-350 Custom 7.5L Fuel guage VIN: 1FTHF36L2H
Well, this one planted egg right on my face. First all, I had missed the 'green growth' on a connector up above the spare tire, and had missed a worn bare spot on the harness going from the selector valve to the tanks. Fixed these, and everything worked just f...
1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L timing belt VIN: 1FALP6535W
Thank you one and all for the information. You shared much usefull stuff. Here is the result to date. The car belongs to a highschool friend and he is patiet with me and my ability. (thankfully not a difficult owner) I have ordered a FOMOCO timing belt and ten...
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Cuts out VIN: 1FTSX31F9Y
After Cleaning All Sensor Connections and Cleaning All Grounds, I removed the Interior Fuse Panel and GEM, I Cleaned Everything and Applied Dielectric to Every Connection. I found no evidence of water intrusion. Its Been 2 weeks plus since I did that and the c... Trouble codes: P0344 (Intermintent Cam Sensor Fault).
2000 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Stall VIN: 2FMDA5246Y
Hey, thanks alot for all the help on this one. It turns out that the IAC was the problem after all! It was slow to react when coming to a stop. Funny, it wouldn't happen all the time. We pulled it and cleaned out the passages and di a top engine clean and so f... Trouble codes: P0133.
2000 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Surge, Misfire VIN: 2FAFP73W5Y
Thanks alot for the information.This will be very helpful in the future.IATN IS A GREAT RESORCE! I hope I can be helpful to others in the future.Again,thanks for the help.
2002 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Intake manifold VIN: 1FAFP42XX2
Thanks to all who replied. I tried to carefully word my problem as I know the intakes with the plastic water crossover go bad. This was the original intake with a aluminum crossover.The problem was coolant leakage from where the crossover bolts to the plastic ...
2002 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU60E52
First I want to thank you all for the time taken to reply as I recieved 19 replies most said intake gaskets or maf sensor and others said vac leak. As yet the vehicle hasnt returned for repair if it ever does I will update with what I find. I have saved all re...
2002 Ford Focus ZTW 2.0L Friction material VIN: 1FAFP36302
Thanks for all your inputs. I have fixed the vehicle. The problem was the '1st Line' brake shoe's friction material was too hard like many of you said. I replaced the shoes with the organic friction material and haven't had a noise complaint since. I did look ...
2003 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L 3rd seat VIN: 1FMPU18L33
we recieved information from you ford guys about the vsm module needing a pats reprograming. we contacted ford again and there response was that the keyless entry module did not require a pats reprogram. we are currently waiting for a replacement vsm and will ...
2005 Ford Freestyle SEL 3.0L Rotors VIN: 1FMZK04175
Replaced all 4 rotors under warranty and just hoping the pedal does not bend again. Customer did not want us to find out the why or how, was just happy with the new rotors (and yes, they were told they would not be warrantied again if if they warp again). Dr...
1993 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L front air suspension VIN: 1LNLM91VXP
2 new front strut assemblies to seal leaks and new compressor to raise system - weak compressor pressure.
1993 Lincoln Continental 3.8L headlights VIN: 1LNCN9748N
after installing another ford switch,and still having same prob.ordered the switch for car without autolights and all was well.thanks to all who replied.
2004 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L A/C Blower? VIN: 2MEFM75W54
Thanks to all you brilliant Ford people. The Blower Motor High Speed Controller on top the Evap Core was the Fix. The Customer is extreamly happy and once again you have all saved the day. Many Thanks.
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