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1994 Ford Bronco Eddie Bauer 5.8L No Start VIN: 1FMEU15H4R
truck was towed in with a no start condition, we have tested the coil and module --checked ok-- we disconnected spout to see if it would start but still nothing--any ideas will help and thanks in advance for all your help
1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTHX26F9V
We towed this truck into the shop as a no start, customer explained he was going down the road and the vehicle acted like it was running out of fuel but said he had just filled the tank, fuel gauge shows between 3/4 and full. The customer said when he shut the... Trouble codes: 1280 (ICP Circuit Out of Range Low), 1283 (IPR Circuit Fault)
1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L transfer case VIN: 1FMZU35P7W
The customer brought this vehicle to us with a complaint of bucking and shaking when coming to a stop. We test drove the vehicle and felt what appeared to be the wheels locking during slowing, even when not applying the brakes. Listening with a stethescope rev...
1999 Ford Escort SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FAFP13P3X
Please help me & thanks for your time, This little old Escort is eating my lunch. It is inconsistent on the way it runs, hesitation & rough idle & sluggish at times. The only consistent problem that we can find is that when you push on the brake 02 B1S1 goes t... Trouble codes: P0135 (B1S1 O2 idicates rich condition)
1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Temp. Blend Door Actuator VIN: 1FMPU18LXX
A.C. was not cooling. Checked system - Temp. blend door was not working. Removed heater case and top of door was broken. Replaced with O.E. door assembly. Reassembled and actuator door will not move with command from control head (can manually apply power to a...
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L Misfire VIN: 3FTNX20FIY
could anyone tell me where the drivers side ( left )injectors get their ground. alldata is being very vauge.
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L EGO Monitor fault VIN: 1FTNW20L11
Vehicle came in with MIL on and codes P0171, P1131 and P1132, we replaced the dead O2 sensor cleared the codes and ran OBD drive cycle several times but it won't run the EGO/HEGO monitors. When I try to run the comprehensive drive cycle using an IDS it gives t... Trouble codes: P1000 (Monitors incomplete)
2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX172X2
Hey guys, this one's got me stumped. Came in with mil light on for p0302 and p0306, drove great! No mis felt while driving or at idle. Though it might be clogged egr ports because no light came on after unpluging vacuum line, so removed upper intake and all po... Trouble codes: P0302, P0306, P0313
2004 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FDXF46P44
Truck cut off while driving, would crank but not start. Had 4 codes, one related to cmp. While turning engine over for at least 10 seconds, scanner states cam sensor fault. Replaced cam sensor. Still a no start. Wires Ohmed ok between sensor and computer. Afte... Trouble codes: P0404, P0480, P0675, P2614
2004 Ford E-350 Club Wagon XL 5.4L a/c VIN: 1FBSS31L14
the high side bounces 150 lbs. from 125 to 275 very fast but off idle it smooths out and cools good (44 deg.) but at idle its 60 deg. if you spray the condenser with water the high side stops bouncing and it cools better. what am I missing . I thought the comp...
1991 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L Spark plug holes VIN: 1LNCM81W4M
Hello gentlemen, I have a 91 Town Car with coolant found in only the drivers side bank of spark plug holes. This is bizzare to me. I removed all coolant from all holes and have pressurized the cooling system. Found no coolant leaking at this time. The customer...
1999 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L compressor VIN: 1MEFM50U8X
car came into the shop for new compressor.after replacing the pump,dryer and flushing the ac system..ac works pefect for about 5 min then the ac shuts off..if i ground the replay controll out of the pcm to the relay the ac will work all day..scann tool says ac...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTEX08L9V
hello guys thanks for all the asssistance make along story short i did find a crack in pcv valve elbow i dodn,t know why smoke did not emmit from it when smoke tested but nevertheless i repaired the leak and cleand masss air flow veh. ran good it still needs a... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Accessories VIN: 2FMZA5147Y
Thanks once again everyone for your imput. As it turns out, it was the brake pressure switch mount on the master cylinder that was shorted out. Replaced switch, no more problem Jaime
2000 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FDXF47F9Y
Thanks everyone for all your help, we replaced all the injectors in the truck. When we pulled them out we found two of the injectors had blown apart inside, that would explain the rough idle. The truck now starts & runs great lots of power & smooth running. Ou...
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