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1990 Ford Mustang LX 5.0L battery draw VIN: 1FACP40E8L
Car has current draw on battery 325 ma. Dead overnight. draw goes away with # 8 courtesy lamp fuse removed. Disconnected both door jam switches,glove box lamp, Hood lamp, trunk lamp, Power mirror switch, Radio, and connector 205 in the rt kick panel which disc...
1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G25FR255D
Hi there my fellow repair wizards. First of all this is NOT a Ford truck! It is a 1994 boat with a FORD 5.0L multiport fuel injection system that has the OBD1 diagnostic plug (EEEC4?) It is very simular to an F150 truck engine but with no O2 sensors. Fuel deli...
1998 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Speedometer VIN: 2FAFP71W6W
this one kinda got me stumped, the speedo is in-op,.perform all the test mitchell recommends,..harness check,etc. all pass,...start vehicle on lift with volt meter plugged in where speedo plugs in,..get AC voltage, 1.3 to 1.5,..cant get any higher as the tract...
2001 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L oiling system VIN: 1FDXE45F91
Hello and thank you in advance for any help given. I have a E450 that is leaking oil from the engine valley and dripping down at the trans. inspection cover. With the engine cover removed, I was able to observe oil leaking out from the intake manifold on the r...
2001 Ford Excursion XLT 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FMSU41F61
hey guys this ford is trying to age me fast. its has a totally intermittant no/hard start. found and repaired bare wires on the cam sensor. replaced cam sensor. still getting a po340 cam pos snsr code. also getting a po605 internal ctrl module rom error. this ... Trouble codes: P0340, P0605
2002 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L blower VIN: 1FTYR10U02
Fuse #2 blows intermittently. We have never been able to see this fuse blow in our shop. Checked blower amp draw and normal at all speeds. When fuse to mode selector is blown we loose blower and clutch. Remove mode panel and inspected, wiggle all harness wires...
2002 Ford Mustang 3.8L Battery VIN: 1FAFP44422
Vehicle came in with the complaint that after 3 days of sitting the battery will go dead. Hooked up jumper wire and meeter between negative battery post and negative cable. Closed LF door latch to close door adjar switch. Waited 40 minutes to be sure all compu...
2003 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L battery draw VIN: 2FMZA56453
Thanks for the help. this windstar will drain the battery in about 3 days. Has a .8 amp draw with key off. I have pulled every fuse and every relay in both fuse boxes with no affect on draw. Have unhooked alt., starter, and a bonus power wire the owner install...
1996 Mercury Villager GS 3.0L rear blower VIN: 4M2DV11W2T
Hello Guys.. I have a 96 Mercury Villager...came in with no rear a/c,check the rear blower motor & resistor and both are ok... front unit cools great,rear blower needs ground... checked front and rear control panels they are both ok..I have power at the blower...

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1990 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FMEU15N7L
well i finally got this p.o.s fixed and it really did drive me nuts untill i read davids reply for california and told me to check my o2 ground. and sure enough there was a broken wire in the harness going up to the block from o2 sensor,that fixed my code lea... Trouble codes: 12 (unable to control idle at low rpms), 41 (hego not switching allways lean).
1998 Ford F-150 5.4L battery VIN: 2FTRX18L7W
The final answer for the problem F-150 was to replace the drivers door pin switch in the latch area. It would intermittantly trigger the GEM module. This truck was a recent purchase and we think it probably ended up on the used car lot for this problem. We pul...
2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L speedometer VIN: 1FTRF17W22
Thanks to everyone who took the time to read and respond to my post. The problem was the reluctor ring in the transmission had too many teeth. One response indicated I had a 4R75W transmission instead of a 4R70W. Another said the number of teeth changed in 02/...
2003 Ford Windstar SE Sport 3.8L Lighting VIN: 2FMZA574X3
Thanks for all the information.I checked all the obvious things like power and grounds and looked for some wires rubbing on the body.Everything checked ok.Unfortunately,I don't have the equipment I would like to have to dig into this any further,so I'm afraid ...
2005 Ford E-250 4.6L Mechanical VIN: 1FTNE24W65
Thank you all for your help. The main problem was damaged orifice tube (maybe during assembly), causing insufficient cooling at low rpm. Most of your recommendations were on target, and AGAIN I am in debt to all of you.
2005 Ford E-250 5.4L Aux. A/C VIN: 1FDNS24L85
We found the auxiliary heater control valve was leaking internally and allowed coolant to flow up to the heater core. On this airport hotel shuttle van's auxiliary system, the evaporator and heater core is one unit. Replacing the control valve fixed this vehic...
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