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1994 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FALP45TXR
Hi All Thank you for your time in advance. Got one here that dosn't make sense. Cust says died on him once on freeway doing 65mph. never happened again. Two months later he says every time he brakes a little agressive car will die. Re starts fine. normal bra...
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L clutch VIN: 1FTSW31F7X
will not shift into gear. seems to have plenty of travel. when depressing clutch pedal to the floor it sounds like the clutch fork is hitting the pressure plate.
1999 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDXF46F1X
This truck will start cold with extended crank to build up oil pressure looking at scan tool ipr starts 15% during crank # goes too 65% if injector control pressure gets to 285psi it will start. The pressure look good 485-515 at idle rev it up pressure top out... Trouble codes: P0470
2000 Ford F-150 4.6L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX18WOY
Vehicle was towed in mil on. Stumbles and hesitates very very badly under load, any gear. Codes p1549-1127-1760-0443-1451-135-141-[...]. These do not seem to be related. When I clear them they come right back. o2 sensors switch very slow. I think I have...
2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FM7U63E5Y
Ok the above tells most of what I have. This customer bought the vehicle used about 6 months ago. This is the first time I have worked on this particular vehicle for this cutomer. We have gone through everything that we can think of the MAF seems to responding... Trouble codes: P0171
2001 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L a/c system VIN: 1FAHP56S11
Hi FORD GUYS This taurasss is a pain in the taurass came in would not blow cold once it got warmed up So I replace the orifice tube seemed to work ok hi pressure seemed a bit to hi like 240 1 day later same thing so I replace the accumulator after that the pre...
2001 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L booster VIN: 1FAFP53U91
brake pedal is hard only at slow speeds like in a parking lot. higher speeds ok. noticed when place in neutral and rev up engine before apply brakes it stops fine. also you can turn the a/c off and it stops ok for the 1st pedal application but if apply 2-3 tim...
2001 Ford Windstar SE Sport 3.8L cruise/speedo VIN: 2FMZA57441
vehicle blows #10 fuse in fuse box on interior of vehicle. Any common problems out there? Time is limited in our shop this week. Looking for someone who has seen this before. Thanks.
2001 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L steering wheel VIN: IFMZU63E72
Hi All, I've got a problem child in my shop. The customer came in with a vibration problem. You turn the wheel slowly to the right or left and the steering vibrates. I replaced the rack in pinion and the power steering pump. It still vibrates when you turn the...
1996 Lincoln Town Car Anniversary 4.6L excessive pinging VIN: 1LNLM82W6T
i have a egr valve problem. i do not work on enough of these vehicles to know how this system works. i have checked the dpfe sensor with a vacuum pump on the ref. line and the voltage readings went up to 4.50. should it hold vacuum because it did not. when dri...
1993 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L abs module/pump VIN: 2MELM74W8P
Help Ford/Merc techs.I'm a GM fuel/electrical guy with lots of Teves Mark2 experience but this one got such a intermittent that I could sure use some help.This is my service writers aunt and she normally gets service somewhere else.Her car has a ABS activation...
2000 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L ball joints,tie rod ends,idler arm pittman arm VIN: 2MEFM74W2Y
this vehicle is my parents car.it has never been wrecked, driven hard,or abused.my father is 78 & this is 11,000 original miles. i drive my folks to visit relatives once or twice a year.there was no pull, shake, or slack in the steering.there also was no tight...

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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L 4r100 transmission VIN: 1FTNX20L8X
Upon reassembly of Trans she runs SMOOTH!!! Thanks for all the help. The small crack was nearly undetectable to the untrained eye...but after four R&R's we learned our lesson. Hope this can help someone in the future. Thanks Again
2004 Ford E-350 Club Wagon XL 5.4L a/c VIN: 1FBSS31L14
I tryed a ford clutch fan and ford compreser and checked the oil level and nothing helped so the customer is taking it to the dealer to do what I ended up doing and throw parts at it untell its fixed . when I here what fixed it I will post it .thank you
2005 Ford Escape XLS 2.3L Stall VIN: 1FMYU02Z85
Thanks to all who responded. Most everyone thought it was a torq conv problem, and it was, Steve [...] gave me the TSB . I haveALLDATA and I looked there before i Posted this problem but I DID NOT look on the home page of alldata where they post the newest TS...
2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L shift lever interlock VIN: 5LMFU28R93
It turned out to be the shift actuator on the left side of the shifter. We replaced it, and no further problems. Once we proved this was the fix, we also replaced the brake light switch,only because they also have a high failure rate at high miles. Thanks for ...
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