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1990 Ford F800 429CID Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FDXF82KXL
Truck came in popping really bad through the carb and it caused the air filter to catch on fire. I had the carb rebuilt by a professional and after cleaning up the mess on the engine I replaced the EGR and installed the rebuilt carb. The truck will idle good b...
1995 Ford E-250 Econoline XL 4.9L Hormonic ballancer VIN: 1FTFE24Y7S
Have any of you run into ballancers that keep coming apart. Used engine in Feburary. No problems until air pump went bad in April. Installed reman air pump and belt. May 17th hormonic ballancer came apart first time. May 22nd van back in with ballancer coming ...
1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU34EXV
to all ford tech. can you please let me know where to look for this problems. thanks thoa Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1FR254FK65
1 pump per year for last 4 years.the last two pump failures occured with pump speed relay by-passed so pump runs in constant high speed per tech line. will constant high speed operation cause 12 month pump life? what is the purpose of fords 2 speed fuel pump s...
1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L Cuts out VIN: 3FAKP1133X
Help me ford guys compression is good on all cylinders no start happened going 53mph 2562rpm ect 154
2001 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDAF57F41
Greetings Ford Guru's. Hate to ask for help but I have an intermittent no-start, hot or cold on this 7.3L It started fine for us over a couple of days so customer opted for a new FORD cam sensor but left vehicle here for us to try out a few more times. This mo... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam position sensor), P0603 (Internal module KAM error.)
2001 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 4.6L Vents VIN: 1FAFP47V21
We have an 01 Mustang that only blows out of the defrost mode. If I change the mode to floor, vent, or anything except off it blows out of defrost only. If I turn the selector knob to off it stops. I got under the dash and I located a lever that will change th...
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L please read post VIN: 1FTNW21F92
thanks in advance. trans overhauled at another shop during test drive they pushed o/d cancel button and smoke came from column area vehicle lost all info in instrument cluster and no accelerator response and shift interlock wont let u out of park with vehicle ... Trouble codes: P0605 (internal control module rom error), P0122 (tp sensor a circuit low input), P0221 (throttle/ pedal position sensor/ switch b performance)
2004 Ford Freestar SEL 4.2L 2nd gear start VIN: 2FMZA52284
Tranmission was installed in Jan 07. Customer complained of engine miss and vehicle shaking, rebalanced torque convertor. Came in again and code P0340 & P1270 were stored, replaced camshaft position sensor cleared and drove. Then 2 weeks later replaced output ...

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1980 Ford VI 5.8L Stall, backfire VIN: OY89G61832
I would like to give thanks to those members who responded and offered their expertise. Fuel System: This is a 1980 2 barrel feedback carburetor with EEC-III system. Ford utilizes various sensors to regulate and maintain air/fuel ratio within or close to sto...
1996 Ford F-350 Special 7.3L brake pedal VIN: 1FTJW3SF8T
Well this truck is fixed. Another tech was working on it, and I was trying to help. I don't have that much diesel experience, and thought nothing about the vacuum pump. We did disconnect it at first and the pedal was hard as a rock, but of course it wasn't gon...
1998 Ford Escort SE 2.0L noise VIN: 3FAFP15P7W
I would like to start by thanking all for their replies. The fix for the vehicle was like so many suggested, the PCV hose. The place in the hose where it is molded to house the PCV Valve had become oil damaged over time. Evidently when driving the suction on t...
2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L seat belt pre tensioner VIN: 1FMZU72E82
In reading all the e-mails. thanks guy. We tested the complet harness for the safty restrain sysetm. in doing this test we found that that the (rcm) restraint control module has a internal short in it. after we installed that (rcm) the air bage light flashed. ...
2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP55UG2
the vehicle has been on the road now for serveral weeks with no problems. i ended up replacing the bank one sensor one oxygen sensor for the code. i scoped the old one and the new one and there was a fairly noticable difference. fuel trim numbers didn't get an... Trouble codes: P1131.
2003 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14V03
Hello, We finally came up with the problem, but havn't had time to repair it... Nobody came close to this one, but everyone had very insightfull responses. Every one came up with somthing great. The Cat on bank 2 Was clogged to the point that it was whistling.... Trouble codes: P1152 (Unknown Diagnostic Trouble Code), P0171 (Fuel Trim Too Lean Bank 1), P0304 (Cyl 4 Misfire), P0305 (Cyl 5 Misfire), P0306 (Cyl 6 Misfire), P0175 (Fuel Trim too rich Bank 2).
2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty XLT 5.4L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FBNE31L26
i install new fuel pressure sensor , did no act up after install Trouble codes: P0191, P0148.
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