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1955 Ford T-Bird 312CID Electric windows VIN: P5FH134121
Need wiring diagrams and maybe tips on common issues (if any) for power windows to not function. Would also like to know how to pull door panels for testing and inspection. (don't want to damage anything on this car!) Vehicle is in near mint condition and comp...
1986 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FTEF14N9G
Can't get my truck to pass emmissions test at idle, very high HC. here is some background, has 302 engine from a 87 Lincoln but with 86 F150 emissions parts, intake, plenum etc. It has long tube headers with o2 sensor just before collector and dual exhaust 1 c... Trouble codes: 67 (KOEO neutral drive switch A/C input)
1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L Poor Idle Quality, Rough starting VIN: 2FTEF15Y7T
Problem; when started, truck will idle very low and very rough(the exact same as when the fuel pressure is around 10psi by pulling the fuel pump relay for a few seconds at a time). It will do this for 1-5 seconds, and then idle perfectly every time. Could not ...
1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L drive line VIN: 1FMDU34E1V
this ford will drive fine until warm. after hot the drive line will bind on accel approx 40-50 mph only on incline. i have replaced the drive chain, clutch pack, shift cam, range hub, sun gear ford fluid. checked for codes all ok. in 4wd the noise is still the...
1999 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 6.8L Auxillary battery VIN: 1FDXE45S2X
Does anyone have any knowledge as to how an auxillary battery gets charged by, or through the auxillary battery relay? What switches the relay? Any wiring diagrams would help.
1999 Ford mondeo 2.0L alarm system VIN: WFUXXGBBAX
Hi Team This client has had enough of his alarm playing up. He has had it back to the dealer several times but the problem has not been fixed. He has asked me to disable the alarm. My question is, is ther an easy way to remove or disable the emobilizer/alarm ...
2001 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L springs VIN: 1FAFP52251
good morning the springs are breaking on my fords does anyone know of tech letters or anything i can use to convince my managers there is a problem this case by case crap is going to get someone wrecked
2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.8L Fuel filler VIN: 1FBSS31S44
This is one of our vehicles. We've had it about 9 months and this has been a concern from day one. The fuel filling process has taken as long as 30 minutes. We do not have the key on when when trying to fill it. Aside from dropping the tank, does anyone else h...
2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L wipers and blower motor VIN: 1LNHM87A4Y
thanks in advance i have a lincoln were the wipers and the blower motor dont work.i checked the wiper switch by checking resistance and it didnt have any put new switch in and now it shows resistance when working switch. all wiring checks out ok and no blown f...
2003 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1NLHM82W03
High all in IATN land. Need your help with this one. Car has reportedly had this problem for 40000 mile. Has been to dealer and several private shops. Between 45 and 55 mph under light load, the car has mild but noticable jerking. Idles, accelerates smooth as ...
1997 Mercury Mystique LS 2.5L Battery Draw VIN: 1MELM66L1V
Hey Guys, This Mercury Mystique is not cooperating with me! I had this car in the shop for a “battery going dead after sitting over the week end problem". The customer was waiting for the car, so my time was limited. I verified an 11.92 Volt / .695 Amp para...
1999 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L battery VIN: 1MEFM53S6X
This sable has a battery draw of .265 amp after 45mins. It will discharge the battery in a few days if left. I pulled all the fuses in the interior fuse panel with no change in draw. If I pull the #1 40a maxi fuse from the underhood fuse panel the draw drops t...
2001 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L alarm VIN: 1MEFM55S41
The alarm on this vehicle will go off on its own 4-10 times a day. With IDS Software pulled data from sec system and found last eight alarm events from hood/trunk. I found the Hood switch was unplugged and the rubber groumet for hood switch was broken. I insta...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1997 Ford E-350 Econoline 6.8L Engine oil in the cooling system VIN: 1FDLE47S1V
Hello and thanks to all that replied. I was pretty sure that the cause for the contaminated coolant was due to either a bad oil cooler adapter gasket or a defective oil cooler. And all that replied were thinking pretty mush the same. So I replaced the oil cool...
1998 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMYU24E0W
Good morning everyone! Thanks for all the advice/comments/and helpful direction. I replaced the transceiver (ring around cylinder), out in the parking lot, in the sun while the truck would not start. It started instantly with the new part. Just for kicks I... Trouble codes: P1260 (theft system enabled), B1602 (PATS received invalid FMT/Key cd).
2001 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Engine Cuts out. VIN: 1FAFP33P91
I fixed the car by cleaning the MAF sensor, and the throttle body. I suggested to the customer a fuel system cleaning. Thanks for all the help guys.
2001 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L Low oil pressure VIN: 1FDXE45F61
Hi thanks for all the replies. It took awhile to get it fixed due to wait for parts and lack of time. The cause of the problem was a combination of a worn low pressure oil pump and a scored front cover. I pulled the engine and replaced the front cover and pump...
2002 Ford Escort SE 2.0L oil pressure VIN: 3FAFP13P92
We had to replace the cylinder head. found that the center oil galley in the head had a .007 clearance which was just blowing the oil everywhere loosing oil pressure. Thanks
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNW20P03
ok what a pain in the !!!. after buying special crows foot & making a socket for icp regulator no one has one.I replaced high pressure oil pump.now 854 psi on icp while cranking.thanks for help. I will never work on another one no way. you can make so much mon...
2004 Ford Escape Limited 2.0L Charging Light VIN: 1FMCU94144
I would like to thank every one for the information.The fix was to install a ford alternator.I wound like to thank Norman about the information on the regulator. Thanks to every one Dick
1995 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1LNLM82W7S
Greetings, techs. After cleaning out spark plug hole and surrounding area of oil residue, I test drove the car and also let it run in the shop for at least an hour. Upon further inspection, there was no oil to be seen. We did not do the previous oil change, so... Trouble codes: P0305.
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