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1991 Ford E-150 Econoline Custom 4.9L engine VIN: 1FTDE14YMH
hi everyone. this van came in for overheat. customer removed thermostat. still overheat soon you take off for test drive. installed new thermostat and found the radiator is full of rusted. flushed an radiator. then put new radiator in, it take care overheat an...
1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L abs light on all the time VIN: 1FMDU32X0T
came in with abs light on hooked up scanner no data. unpluged abs moduel and abs hydrulic unite light still on. unpluge abs main relay light goes out,also checked wiring to light did not find any grounded wires that I could see. Thanks for any help Paul
1997 Ford Mustang 3.8L No Start VIN: 1FALP4443V
Hello Gentlemen this vehicle came to me from another garage I think it has a PATS system fault, the symptoms are, the engine starts and runs for around 5 seconds then cuts out I have tried a test lamp on the injector harness and it confirms no power as the mot...
1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FMEU17L5V
Hi Guys, This Expedition was towed in as a NO START. Engine turns over but has no spark, no fuel pressure and no injector pulse. Cannot get any communciation on the scanner at the Data Link diagnostic connector. Rear air ride suspension which is controlled by ...
1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L rear axle VIN: 1FTZX18W9W
We have this Ford F-150 and when we put it into 4 wheel drive the front wheels will turn but rear wheels will lock up. Taking it out of 4 wheel drive everything seems fine. It has the selector switch in side. We tried slowly moving forward in grass about 10 mp...
1999 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L No Start, Stall VIN: 2FAFP71W2X
Fuse blows after driving for a while or after doing KOER self test with NGS. Starts up after replacing fuse.
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L turns over ,no start VIN: 1FDWF36E4Y
my scanner cannot communicate with truck i got power,and the truck turns over but no start.
2000 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDAF56F4Y
Hello I am having problems with this truck starting cold.Owner replaced glow plugs and relay. tested glow plug system it is ok.Fuel pressure is at 55 lbs.Fuel pressure drops to zero with in 20 seconds after pump shuts off.When i do the buzz test, the injector...
2001 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L No Start, MIL Lamp on, VIN: 1FDWE35F11
hi ford guys we have this e350 that was towed in for no power in testing we found right bank not firing at all. bus test runs left bank but nothing on right side. tested circit for power to right side injectors wire tested good back to idm. tested injectors w/... Trouble codes: 1293
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L Unknown VIN: 1FMZU73W82
Hi All: This explorer has a "moan" in the dash area after beening driven to hot, shut of for 10-30min and restarted. It will then moan for a few minutes and then become quiet. The owner thinks it's in the dash -passenger side. I serviced the AC and Recharged i...
2002 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FMZU75W32
Two questions, the code P0353 what parameters cause it to set? Does it set just from a misfire, or does it set due to incorrect resistance in the circuit? Question 2, will the PCM disable A/C if it has this code stored in the computer? The A/C will not engage ... Trouble codes: P0353
2003 Ford E-450 Super Duty Custom 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDWE45F43
Hey guys I this bus that will not start after getting warmed up. Another tech replace the HPP, IPR, EOT sensor(broke the old one when doing the HPP), IPC sensor, an ECM and change the oil and filter. starts up and runs fine when cold. When trying to restart th... Trouble codes: P0603
2005 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDXE45P15
Hey guys I have this bus that will start fine in the morning but after running for ten minutes if you shut the bus off it will not restart until the engine is cold again. After engine is warm the IPC pressure is only building to 180-235 psi. The old IPR had a ... Trouble codes: P0611, P2290 (ICP too low), P2614 (Cam sensor), P2617 (Crank sensor), P2623 (IPR stuck)
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L tow haul button VIN: 1FTSW21P16
Ok Guys this one should be simple just wanted to know if anyone has ran on to this before. This shifter handle with tow haul button has two wires that run out of its base. We replaced the original one at 48000 miles, the wires had been pinched and were broken,...
1998 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L ping VIN: 1LN7M8ZW7W
hi guys hope a ford guy can laugh at me and give me some advice .my landlords wifes car will only run on premium gas . if she puts midgrade in it pings like crazy. with the price of fuel ! they would like to know why ! i have scanned,no codes.the intake was re...
1995 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L spark VIN: 1MELM50UXS
No spark,no fuel pressure,no injector pulse

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
Fix/Summary Answers
1991 Ford E-150 Econoline Custom 4.9L No Start VIN: 1FTEE14Y4M
I traced it down to a bad eec relay. even thought it was only a couple of months old when it got hot the restance was too high while cranking and does not start. After replacing relay all works ok.
1995 Ford F-250 Special 5.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2FTH26H2SC
Thanks for the input everyone.. turns out our thoughts were correct... Replaced the Hall-effect in dist. Everything works perfect...
1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L Electronic VIN: 1FMEU18W7V
Customer took truck to Dealership, They have replace trans controller and now vehicle will accelerate over 25 mph but they are now saying the PCM is bad and that it is what was original cause for trans controller failure.
1999 Ford Contour SE 2.0L timing belt VIN: 1FAFP663XX
Unfortunately I ended up sending this job off to the dealer due to the special tools required. Thanks for the quick responses.
2001 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L No shift conditions VIN: 1FDXE45F12
Vehicle Transmission will need to be repair or replaced. Special thanks to Aaron [...] from California and his information in FORD transmission. Thank you all for your time and effort to help a commercial customer.
2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Extended crank VIN: 1FMYU04181
Hi everybody, Thanks for all the help! The fuel pump replacement fixed this car. Fuel pressure now holds after turning off car. Even though we could not duplicate the customers complaint, we got slightly longer crank times by turning koeo and letting the pre...
2002 Ford Escort SE 2.0L engine VIN: 3FAFP13P92
Thanks to everyone for your suggestions. This was an insurance issue and it would appear they don't want to persue any further repairs. We did however check the cooling fans, the radiator cap, the cylinder head was checked for cracks and the radiator was flow ...
2003 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Hesitation, Misfire, BACKFIRE VIN: 1FTRX17213
coil pack replacement fixed the slight miss/backfire under load. it was firing but was weak. thanks [...] everyone for the help. Trouble codes: P3001 (misfire cylinder 1).
2004 Ford Freestar SE 3.9L no cold air VIN: 2FMZA51614
thank you very much for everyone answer. this freestar is fixed. the problem is compressor. put new oem in. take care the problem and no other problem is found. pressure is good and temp inside is good too. thank you very much for the time .
2005 Ford E-250 4.6L Surge VIN: 1FTNS24W05
hello all Techs, thank you for the help.Majority said it needs reprogamming so I sent it to the dealer. thanks again Rick Trouble codes: P061B (internal control module torque calculation), P2106 (throttle actuator control system ----forced limited power).
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTWW31545
after some podering on this I finally decided to quit chasing the electrical and look for something mechanical. the car was backfiring so bad the first thing I looked at was the intake when I pulled it off the whole bottom was blown off. after a new intake the...
2003 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L instruments VIN: 4M2ZV86K13
Hello all. Well, the overwelming majority of responses I recieved was the cluster was bad. Before the owner brought the vehicle back, they left the key on all night and discharged the battery. They then charged the battery back up and now the cluster works aga...
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