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1987 Ford Taurus L 3.0L EGR Inop. VIN: 1FABP55U3H
This 87 Taurus is a CAP smog failure. The problem is that the EGR failed functional due to no vacuum to EGR. I verified by installing vacuum guage and test driving. The odd thing is that I get no codes doing both the KOEO test and KOER test. I even monitored t...
1994 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L engine VIN: 1FALP62W5R
Good afternoon Gentlemen, I have this bird in for a motor swap. Nodata says to drop from the bottom. Has anyone out there got one out from the top? It looks like I can slide the trans back but dont know if it will be enough. Buy the way, current motor is froze...
1995 Ford F Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1FDLF47F5S
truck was towed in with same problem. scanned hpop, psi at 168 to 170 & ebp at 43 psi & steady. unpluged ebp & engine started. recheck connectors-ok. engine will not restart consitanly. when no start, hpop is @ 168 to 170. we have worked with the ebp connectio... Trouble codes: P0472 (ebp sensor out of range), P1211 (injector control pressure higher/lower than desired), P0476 (ebp control valve performance)
1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP52U9T
I thank you for any help in advance.have code 340 on a 1996 ford taurus.Replace camshaft sensor and code returned.started testing wiring from sensor to computer.need a better diagram to go futher.mitchell showing 2 wire sensor and mine is 3 wire.have voltage a... Trouble codes: 340 (camshaft position sensor)
1999 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTYR14C5X
Hello everyone. I have a real strange one this morning. This ranger comes in with rough running and missfire. I check igition with a scope and find that the I have high KV. I replace the spark plugs and wires, they were very worn. Now the vehicle runs great do...
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
2000 Ford Windstar 3.0L Blower motor VIN: 2FMZA50U7U
Good day gentlemen! My customer had an engine installed several weeks ago and now complains of the #16 central juction box fuse intermitently blowing. After doing the research it appears this fuse is power for the instrument cluster and rear electronic module....
2002 Ford Focus LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WF0AXXWPDA
Hey guys car came in with mil lamp on diagnostic check showed code p0171 I cleared it and drove the car for a day and mil light returned checked fuel pressure 45psi @ idle replaced fuel filter cleared the light drove the car it came on again after couple off d... Trouble codes: P0171
2003 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYRTOU13
customer came in with complaint of poor run at high way speeds tested system and found only one fault code for intake air temp sensor out of range stored in memory no light on at that time iat is in the mass air flow sensor replaced map reset adaptives and roa... Trouble codes: P0340, P0122, P0102, P0113
2005 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L leak VIN: 1FDXE45P15
Hi all, We are looking for information regarding changing an egr valve assembly on a 2005 e450 Superduty 6.0 diesel. Specifically, long story short the vehicle went to the local Ford Dealership for lack of power and codes po404/p1335 as there was still remai... Trouble codes: P0404, P1335 (egr)

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1966 Ford Mustang 289CID Timing VIN: 6F08C71727
Wow! 41 replies. Perhaps we need to start up a forum for these older cars. They do have some unique issues. This really should be an update, as I haven't gotten the old bugger completely fixed, but I am now sure either the timing gears or the cam is wrong,...
1995 Ford Mustang 3.8L Audio System VIN: 1FALP4042S
Thanks to all who replied. Steve [...] Replied and all were exactly right. These were the replies. Hi Ken and Brad, Definitely a bad amplifier, maybe a little corrosion inside, if so you could try cleaning it up. Could ...
1998 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP45X6W
well guys i figured this one out around 2:30 a.m. while sleeping. got in this a.m. and did a k.a.m. reset road test all systems showed good now and surging went away.thank for the help to all who responded
1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP6538W
Thanks to all who replied. Although there were several good responses no one actually hit hte nail on the head. the fault was in the exhaust camshaft oil bores setup. The tab was positioned incorrectly causing the oil to remain in the exhaust cam VCT unit. Thi...
2001 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.8L shift VIN: 1FDAF562Z1
Well I found my problem ! Thanks to Rory from Alaska who got me thinking beyond my ears. I spoke to my customer "who didn't bother to tell me" that prior to the trans going out the idle was going up beyond 2000rpm and he didn't concern himself with that till t...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L EGO Monitor fault VIN: 1FTNW20L11
The purpose of these repairs was to get this van through a state emissions inspection. I never did get the monitors to run but as it turned out they did not need to run as this vehicle is tested on the dyno due to it's weight 8800# gvwr, so the van is gone. Th... Trouble codes: P1000 (Monitors incomplete).
2006 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Transfer case VIN: 1FMPU165X6
Thanks for the help guys. We replaced the right front hub even though it held vacuum,a note on diagnosing this puppy is that it never leaked down while static, after reading all the replys I went back pulled a vacuum then spun the wheel and it slowly bled down...
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