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1991 Ford F-350 Custom 7.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 2FTJW36GIM
Hey fella's, this truck came in with a hard start problem and the fuel pressure was too high. We put a fuel pressure regulator on it and fixed the hard start. Now we have a stall and idle surge problem. I cleaned the IAC motor and throttle body, that seemed to...
1996 Ford Ranger STX 3.0L Wheel speed sensor, C1155 VIN: 1FTCR15U8T
This vehicle came in with the ABS light on. Used Snap-on Modis to find Code C1155 (left wheel speed sensor). Replaced sensor, but ABS light still comes on (same code). Modis cannot communicate with computer to clear codes or read data outputs.
1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Hydraulic pressure VIN: 2FMDA5144T
Hello everyone. We're hoping to get some ideas on what to try next. Van came in with complaint of rear brakes locking up. Had a good pedal. Wheel cyl's were leaking & shoes oil soaked. New drums, shoes & cylinders installed. We now cannot get any fluid press...
1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTEF15Y8T
i do not know what is going on with this ford truck. i need ford tech experience to advice me where to look for this problems. thank you to all tech in advance, thoa Trouble codes: P0135, P0141, P0155
1997 Ford Contour GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FALP65Z9V
this vehicle is supposed to run on cng, natural gas, I went through the trouble of getting an account and filled cng tank, when switching to cng on dash, no light was coming on, found power wire at battery corroded off, cleaned and reattached. Now cng light on...
1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMPU18L8W
Hello all, This expedition came in with check engine light on.No driveability complaint.After scanning,I checked the signal wire for the IAT at the connecter on the sensor and found none.I checked for resistance and found an open circuit from the PCM to the IA... Trouble codes: P1409 (EVR Control Circuit Fault), P0113, P0135, P00, 155 (HO2S21 Heater Circuit Fault)
1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L temp gauge VIN: 1FAFP6635W
Hi All! have this contour when warmed up temp gauge reads high compared to scanner reading, temp gauge close to red mark and scanner says 203, according to alldata close to red mark should be 239 scanner never gets that hot, fans turn on at 214 and back off at...
1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L rear wiper motor VIN: 1FMPU18L0X
hi i got a 1999 ford expedition which the rear wiper motor keeps going out.the wiring checks ok. the power and ground is good the signal gets to the motor and also can physicaly feel it but the motor won't work.every time i replace the motor it works fine for ...
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L no start VIN: 2FMZA5141X
Had previos wiring issues resolved w help here. Van sold and towed back 2 days later. Headlights stay on, p windows work with key off, no intrument cluster illumination, no start, power to fuel pump fuse all the time. Used ngs and communiacation only with, gem...
1999 Ford Mustang 3.8L idles high VIN: 1FAP4040XF
this car is very strange lady has been complaining of high idle on occassins when shifting gears and coming to a stop untill yesterday ihad never been able to duplicate this problem it will not do it unless you drive the car and when you shift gears it stays a...
1999 Ford Contour LX 2.0L Valve timing? VIN: 1FAFP65Z8X
Calling all Ford techs, this one is kicking us where it hurts. This vehicle orginally came to us with a broken timing belt. (lower most idler pulley bearing failed)Using OEM parts we have replaced the timing belt using the proper tools and proceedures. Engine ...
2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L a/c VIN: 1FMYU04111
This vehicle has cold a/c at idle (45 degrees). If you raise rpm to 2000 (rpm at 60 mph), it will blow 40 degrees. However, when you drive it, it blows 60 degrees. Customer states this is ever since crash repair. Everything looks in place, nothing damaged. Con...
2003 Ford E-350 7.3L front cooling VIN: 1FTSE34F93
This van is killing us, any help would be greatly appreciated. The customer complaint is that the air coming out of the front vents is not very cold. We verified this after testing we found no temp change at the orifice tube. we changed the tube re-charged the...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNW20P03
i have a 6.0 no start towed in died while driving codes 2290 icp to low & 2623 icp circuit low open or short. this is the first 6.0 ive worked on cranking icp pressure is 303 psi its showing desired at 1300psi.ok it started this morning ran bad then wouldnt st...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNW21P53
Thanks in advance. This is a truck of a good friend and has taken to dealer 8 times and it is still acting up. Truck is intermittatly lacking power and backfires and a puff of black smoke. This happens mostly under load going up hill ( tows 5th wheel) does it ...
2004 Ford Escape Limited 2.0L Charging Light VIN: 1FMCU94144
Im posting this for my brotherin law who Lives 60 miles from me. I hope this is not to vague.Come in to his shop not charging and charge light on. Tested And replaced alternator light out and charging fine.Back in two days the same problem. Tested And replaced...
2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L fan motor VIN: 1LNHM87A8Y
Ford techs., I could use some help on this one. Hydraulic fan motor has worn front seal and leaks. Ford only sells new motor, no seal. Parts house can't cross NTK seal #APO518F. Can anyone point me in the right direction? Thank you,

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1992 Ford F Super Duty Custom 7.3L No Start VIN: 2FDLF47GTM
thanks for all the help fixes guys. the vehicle has multiple problems (like most).the main problem is a worn out injection pump, but the other reasons it would not start were; 1)the temp sensor connector was disconnected for the cold idle solenoid(right behind...
1994 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L filling VIN: 1FTCR14X9R
thanks to all that replied, ended replacing fuel fill hose. customer says everything ok and is happy
1996 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L 4x4 lights on always VIN: 1FTCR15X5T
I had one member ask what type of scanner i had and it's a modis .Checked the switch and buy looking at the scanner it was showing the switch was working but still had no power at the motor,I did check the motor and it was bad,also had the blue cover.what i d...
1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L master cyl VIN: 2FMZA543WB
well thanks to everyone who replied in short i tried bleeding the system with the ngs tester same problem i fixed it by replacing the abs unit again thank you to all who took time to reply
1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L Engine Oil VIN: 1FMRU18W7W
Hey everyone, I'm sorry to say my customer and his entire family has been relocated (military) out of state. Witch is a shame, cause I know they would let me give those valve stem seals a try. All five of their vehicles were repaired by us for several years. I...
1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L Cuts out VIN: 3FAKP1133X
lorne and scott were correct crankshaft end play was creating a problem at thr ckp i also go a reply from someone who said go back to the basic if he had read the post he should he should offer a reply not an opinion must be he knows it all
2000 Ford Excursion Limited 6.8L Rear Blower Motor VIN: 1FMNU42S5Y
The instrument panel relay block is a small block which houses two items: the flasher and the rear blower motor relay--snaps into the back side of the face of the dash. Removing the face-plate and radio gives great access for testing and replacement. Instea...
2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L ride VIN: 1FTPX12594
thanks for everyone help the truck had 2 wheel drive stock wheels proper size tires (brigstone dualler tires) checked driveline rear diff. ujoints tranny mount found nothing wrong. the customer has short fuse and a bad attiude the truck was removed from are pr...
1997 Lincoln Continental Spinmaker Edition 4.6L check traction VIN: 1LNLM97V3V
The information in alldata and mitchell is a little vague. When it says to look for a voltage change of 2 volts on my signal wire I did like most would do and put the neg lead of my meter on ground and the pos lead to my signal wire to look for a voltage chang... Trouble codes: P1220.
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