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1993 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.9L flywheel? VIN: 1FTEE14Y9P
Entire vehicle vibrates under accelleration.Will subside only to return again later in the higher RPM range.Have heard the flywheels on these vehicles are thin and susceptable to cracking, causing similiar problem.Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
1996 Ford E-350 Econoline XL 5.8L Mechanical VIN: 1FTJE34H6T
This vehicle came in with a brake noise, found front calipers frozen, pads worn, rotors grooved, rear shoe to metal, rear wheel cylinders seeping, drums grooved, repalced all parts, test drove and had a brake chatter, checked front and rear barkes again, found...
1998 Ford F-150 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: KEIEIKSKS9
hi all, truck came to me with mil on and egr code in it. i do not recall the code number but it was for the egr sensor out of range low. with scanner looked at data and the voltage was .03 volts. egr system seemed to be working ok so i put the sensor on and cl... Trouble codes: P0401
1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L lights VIN: 2FMDA5149W
One of our test vehicles had alternator fail & owner took to Peppy Boys for repair. They replaced alternator and since then the headlights/interior lights will flicker or pulse at above idle RPM's. They have since replaced the alternator again and then replace...
2000 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L dies VIN: 1FDPE24L6Y
Please help .This van blows the 30 amp maxi fuse that runs the fuel pump after it warms up and upon accel.Whats up with this thing ?Help please Help Thanks in advance
2005 Ford Escape XLS 2.3L Stall VIN: 1FMYU02Z85
Hello All, I have this 05 escape That INTERMITTENLY dies when put into drive or reverse. There are no codes stored. I have replaced the iac with ford part. The torque convertor clutch is not staying engaged causing this, if it is I cant tell on the scanner tcc...
1995 Mercury Mystique 2.0L throttle/cruise stuc VIN: 1MELM6537S
customer came in and said she was driving with cruise control on and when she hit the brakes it didn't go off. she said she hit the off button on the steering wheel still didn't go off. she finally hit the brakes and e-brake and stopped, when she put it in par...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1994 Ford Bronco Eddie Bauer 5.8L shifting VIN: 1FMEU15H8R
thanks for all the help, the pressure was high because of the code being set, could not duplicate code after long road tests, hope it was just a fluke from pulling trailer, 1-2 accumulator spring was broken causing harsh 1-2 shift, could not get spring from fo...
1998 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Speedometer VIN: 2FAFP71W6W
Well thanks again. Mark [...],..fellow deputy,. just a couple counties away from me, hit perfect,...there was a LB/PK wire from the air suspesion circuit,..which this car dont have,.which was rubbed thru behind the right fender well at the firewall,.along w...
1999 Ford Windstar 3.0L d/s rear parking light VIN: ES547900DI
hi all,and thanx to those who responded. the answers i got were to try it and if it works ship it. one responce said that if not programed it may generate a code. i did thid and all worked. it seems the rem comes programed for a "basic" windstar but needs to ...
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTNX21F82
Most all the replies were to the back pressure issue, not the low mileage issue (which is what the customer was most concerned about). Customer had taken truck for work saying he would reschedule. I had him check oil level when the flash came to mind about lea... Trouble codes: P0476 (Exhaust Back Presure Control).
2003 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L ride control VIN: 1FMFU17L73
advice on tsb about updated bracket was correct. replaced the old bracket with new design and solved our noise problem. new bracket has rubber isolator bushings mounting it to the fender rather than a metal to metal fit. also found that this car has a feature ...
2002 Lincoln LS 3.9L Pads VIN: 1LNHM87A62
Cleaning and applying lube to all contact surfaces was the cure. Thanks for the help!!
2000 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L tIMING bELT VIN: 1MEFM6538Y
Thanks to All I let the car go as is.It doesn't seem to make a difference with putting in the second idler.It calls for the same belt for 99 and 2000.Customer leaves tonight for Wyomimg.If he gets back without a problem it must be fixed. Jim
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