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1956 Ford countrysquir 292CID Hesitation VIN: M6EY209828
This vehicle was towed in from several years of storage to get running and find out the general mechanical condition of the engine. The owner says the engine is a 292 V8, but I can't be certain. I replaced the points and condenser and it fired up with ether. T...
1995 Ford F-250 XL 5.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTHX25H9S
very rough idle, black smoke rear, o2 reading 800+ concerns about vac reading 12-13 in at idle, map hz at 120 at idle. vref reading at scanner goes from 5v to 6.89v. not sure if voltage above 5 is a concern. all other readings appear normal. ecu loses communic...
1999 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L auto shift VIN: 1FMYU24EXW
first time asker please bare with.have codes p1804 hi shift circuit fail.[...] speed sensor circuit fail.replaced sensor&shift motor cleared codes road test hit 50 same problem isthere a tsb or something iam over looking like i said first timer asking
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNW21F7Y
Hello everyone, I will try to keep this short, 2000 F-250 7.3. Have ck eng lt on code PO 237, have tried trouble tree from oem to ck 5v supply, and ground, ck pins at sensor, ck harness for rub through, even replaced the MAP sensor, all to no avail.. This tru... Trouble codes: P00, 237 (Turbo Boost Sensor A Circuit Low)
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L Surge VIN: 1FTNW21S5Y
this thing has a very rough idle and a bad surge, customer stated that it started after went to jiffy lube and they did a crank case flush, smoked system for leaks ok, scan data short term fuel trim on both banks is +33, long term fuel trim stays at zero, bank... Trouble codes: P0300
2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTRX18L2Y
Hi guys, Need some help on this one. Have misfire code one #1 cylinder. Miss occurs quickly in the morning for just a few seconds and then is gone. I can clear the light and it will come back on in a few days with the same code. I smoked it for vacuum leaks a... Trouble codes: 301 (misfire 1cylinder)
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSW31F11
HELP DIESEL GUYS this is my personal truck it had a module or (chip) in the processor that came from the dealer that way they had ordered the modules blank and programed them themselves they came from western diesel the problem is that when towing up steep gra... Trouble codes: P1211, P1249
1997 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1LMLN91V9V
customer brought this vehicle to us after no prblems found at numerous shops and the dealership. the vehicle will stall while driving when it is raining and not restart for hours. we have found no codes and for that matter no problems. we even soaked the car a...

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1992 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Odometer VIN: 1FACF74W3N
Thank you every one for the referals. We found a speedo repair facility in the Los Angeles area & all is well with a happy customer. Thanks again!
1994 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FALP45TXR
Hi All Thanks again for all of the help.Well I got posts telling me to check,tps,cat, roll over switch,brake booster, wiring harness, ign switch, and the list probably goes on. What I found and two got it right, dont remember names, Had me check the pick up ...
1996 Ford Contour GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FA1P6531T
Hello, sorry it took so long to get back to you all We ended up replacing the pcm and the car started up, and ran fine. Thanks to all the responses that i got you guys are truly a huge help THANKS AGAIN
1996 Ford E-350 Econoline XL 5.8L Mechanical VIN: 1FTJE34H6T
After going over the replies, we checked backing plates for grooves, none found, we removed all tires, rotated and speed balanced all tires, pulsation gone. See something new every day.
1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L lights VIN: 2FMDA5149W
Thanks to all who responded. It seems that the general consensus is to replace the alternator with an O.E. model. I have offered this suggestion to the owner who is deciding whether to live with the flickering. Other than that there seems to be no other issues...
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L master cyl. VIN: 1FTWX33F64
thank to all i change the master cylinder got pressure in the back truck came in with caliper problem you never know what can happen thank again everybody
2002 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L Reverse VIN: 1FMDU75W82
Hello and thanks to all how responed to my plea for help. I received four replies that mentioned the solenoid pack being the problem, but as I mentioned before, I had installed a brand new solenoid pack just a couple of days before. Two replies mentioned imp...
2001 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L tcc VIN: 2MEFM75W11
Thanks againg to all who replied. As I thought and others stated, a transmission flush with MERC V and additional shudder additive solved the problem. I still am not sure what the Extra PID on my Vetronix scanner is for. IF any can tell me why the TCC Comma...
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