Join Now
International Automotive Technicians Network
Prev Professional Automotive Repair Technical Discussions for June 18, 2007
International Automotive Technicians' Network (iATN) - Members Only
Next
(Also Available: All, Asian, Chrysler, European, Ford, GM.)
Vehicle Owners: If you are seeking an automotive repair professional to service your vehicle, visit the iATN Repair Shop Finder.

Open Help Requests for Ford
Help Request Answers
1989 Ford E-350 Econoline Custom 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDKE37M2K
First of all I would like to explain that I am not a diesel shop nor do I want to be, I will leave that to you guy's that know what you are doing. I inherited this vehicle from another shop after they became frustrated with it. They originally took it in for a...
View
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...
View
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L cylinder #8 VIN: 1FTWX32FXY
this truck came to me missing and smoking. i ran an injector buzz test, and it came back with a code for #6 injector. after completing the trouble tree, i replaced the idm and that fixed that problem. it was still missing on one cylinder and smoking at a cold ...
View
2001 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTRW08L51
Customer states that when driving, Check engine light and oil pressure light comes on and engine revs up to 2500 RPM and won't come down untill he shut engine down and restarts, but check engine light stays on and sets nine codes. P0113 IAT Circuit High Input.... Trouble codes: P0113 (IAT Circuit High Input P0708 Trans Range Sensor Circuit High Input), P1289 (Cylinder Head Temp Sensor High Input P0713 Trans Fluid Temp Sensor High Input), P0340 (Cam Pos Sensor ircuit Fault), P0123 (TP Sensor A Circuit High Input), P0453 (EVAP System Pressure Sensor High), P1117 (ECTSensor Intermittent P1702 TRS Circuit Intermittent Fault)
View
2005 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.8L Stall VIN: 1FDXE45S95
We have this 05 E450 cutaway van that is stalling on decel and sometimes at idle. The Idle seem a little low About 500 rpm in gear or out. Is there a tsb concerning this problem.
View
2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L cooling system VIN: 1LNHM87A2Y
Need some help. All problems have been corrected except for this overheating issue. After replacing the resivoir, t-stat, & attempting to bleed the air from the system (using the hose w/the threaded cap next to the resivoir), this vehicle overheats again the o...
View
2000 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1MEFM55S5Y
I have this very difficult sable that has an intermitted problem. Ive been able to duplicate problem only at cruise with tps sensor around 1.5 volts and steady. Fuel pressure reading at the pressure sensor drops slowly in pressure until it zeroes out, if you p... Trouble codes: P1235
View

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
Fix/Summary Answers
1993 Ford Festiva GL 1.3L Surge, Stall VIN: KNJPT06496
thanks every one that respond to my e mail and sorry i took too long to get back to you guys well the customer finally drcided not to put anymore money into the car but the problem was a couple of broken wires under the air filter housing after reparing those ...
16
1995 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FALP52U65
I did fix the fan's, it was definatly the two wire ground plug. It was pretty nasty. However i could not figure out the fast idle and the long pulse width. The vechicle ended up going to the dealer. I am waiting for an answer from the owner to see what w...
16
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1FR254FK65
thanks for all of the replys mainley wondering why veriable speed used for one year following year one speed system with same pump. if system can be converted to high speed, seems pump cant handle even the slightest filter resiriction wont quit running just lo...
5
1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L power stearing pump VIN: 1FAFP53U2X
thanks to all who replied got the car back in the shop to ck the rack boots for fluid they where both wet so we installed a reman it took an hour but we finaly got the air out thanks agian jeff
23
2000 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L radio VIN: 1FAFP53U6Y
First i would like to thank all who replied. This is a collage student's car. Customer may bring back while junior is home for the summer, although made the comment he can live without the radio. If customer does bring back, i will post an update. Again thanks...
5
2000 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FDAF56S6Y
We found the torque convertor bad. Replaced torque convertor
6
2000 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L Lack Power VIN: 1FAXF56X1Y
Replaced new gas tank, changed fuel filter. because Original gas tank was rustted, and previous mechanic did clean up, but we know that It cannot be fix like this. Thanks alot everyone. IATN is great. have a good day Trouble codes: P1247 (Turbo Boost Pressure Low).
14
2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU03101
So everyone was pretty much right and close. It was the IAC valve and have put the new one. Clear the code and test drove it. I have taken car of some other things as well, fuel injection and induction service that cleans the EGR as well, change. THe car is ru... Trouble codes: P1507 (mnf. control idle speed. idle speed control auxiliary inputs).
11
2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 2FTRX18W01
Well, we replaced the engine in this truck as many suggested. The problem seemed cured untill 2 days ago he returned and said he saw smoke on a cold start. I figure this must have to due with it being a NEW engine. I disassembled the old one to see what the p...
17
2001 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 4.6L Vents VIN: 1FAFP47V21
This vehicle is fixed!! Thanks to everybody. The replies were right on. I missed a small vacuum line that went into the fire wall. This was located on the passenger side, right behind the glove box. I conneted this line and I have all the modes vent, floor, de...
11
1995 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC 4.6L temp gauge VIN: 1LNLM91V3S
I wound up installing a 5 ohm resistor inline from the guage sending unit (two 10 ohm resistors in parallel). I originally read 19 ohms at 195F & 168 ohms at 105F. However, it seems I get different resistance readings between the unit and the intake (as ground...
7
1998 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L a/c switch VIN: 4M2ZU54E8W
I WOULD LIKE TO THANK ALL OF THOSE WHO REPLIED, AND AS USUAL I GOT ALL THE HELPFUL INFO I NEEDED. MOST OF YOU POINTED TOWARDS THE BLEND DOOR ITSELF AND YOU WERE RIGHT. DORMAN MAKES THE BLEND DOOR REPAIR PART. ALSO THANKS TO THE PERSON WHO COMMENTED ON NOT HAVI...
19
Prev (Also Available: All, Asian, Chrysler, European, Ford, GM.) Next