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1993 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon Chateau 4.9L Stall VIN: 1FMEE11YXP
Engine stalled 3 times within a 2 hour period and has yet to reoccur for the last 300 miles. The first 2 occasions where while pulling a fairly steep gravel road at slow speed. Each time the Van restarted immediately after the stall and the Check Engine Light ...
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 F-250 XL 7.3L 3-4 shift VIN: 1FTHX26F7T
Thanks in advance for your help. This 96 diesel has a delayed and harsh 3-4 shift ONLY under heavy throttle. What I mean by that is it shifts great inder normal load, all gears, and when you floor it, 1,2,3 gears worg great, but when it shifts to OD, it shifts...
1996 Ford Bronco XL 5.8L odometer VIN: 12HY5G2G22
does anyone know of a fix for the electric odometer on fords??? or how to get the milage out of it when it blanks out it lights up but no numbers if i get a cluster from the bone yard can i solder it in my old one to get a reading??? any help will help thanks
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L dash VIN: 1FTDX17W8V
Hello Im trying to remove the dash to replace a broke temp door. ive been unscrewing for 4.5 hours until there are no more screws that i can SEE. it feels solid around the passenger airbag, ive got all but one 10mm nut out. Do i need to take out the airbag. pl...
1997 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L Cooling System VIN: 1FTCR10A0V
Customer performed related repair history before bringing the vehicle here with it still overheating. Pressure tested-no internal or external leaks. Expected to find head cracked or head gasket problem but leak down tests pass & no hydrocarbons present in anti...
1997 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FNFU18L5V
ses light on steady runs very rich @ idle & will drop out of closed loop @ idle and run realy bad.my question is ect pid will not go over 118 degress cylinder reads about 200 degress iat reads 104 is there a ect & if there is where is it located we have found ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0173, P0174, P0141
1998 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L 4WD engagement VIN: 1FMFU18L0V
I do not know a lot about these systems. The 4WD works fine in auto. When switching to hi or lo there is a clicking behind the dash and the vehicle never goes into lock. The 4lo light on the dash does not light when switched to 4 lo. We have tried 2 dash switc...
1998 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTPS242XW
vehicle idles fine, but at 1900 rpm, begins to cut out. Feels just like a spark plug misfire. Changed all ignition at I found one spark plug firing down insulator. No change. Removed injectors and had them flow tested and cleaned. No change. Fuel pressure stea...
1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14V4X
Car came in with misfire code set for #2 cylinder. #2 injector was not firing at all but it was being pulsed by the computer. We replaced #2 injector and engine did run better but still had a shakey idle. Checked ignition to all cylinders with scope and all ar... Trouble codes: P0302 (Misfire 2 Cylinder), P0301 (Misfire 1 Cylinder)
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, LIMP MODE VIN: 1FTSW31F52
codes p0340, p1209, p1210, p1211, p1212-all related to high pressure oil pump. many other codes were present. cleared codes & ran koeo test. p0340, p1210 & p1211 reset. engine would die 3 to 5 seconds into koer test. checked ipc sensor for oil in connector-non... Trouble codes: P0340 (cmp sensor), P1210 (high pressure oil pressure low), P1211 (high pressure oil pressure high)
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L injectors stay on VIN: 1FTWW33P13
after replacing starter found out that the fuel injectors stay on(buzz)after shutting engine off-they stay on for about 15-20 seconds
2003 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L owner has no key VIN: 1FTRX17W93
Truck was purchased used with warranty - dealer promised they would provide a key to unlock the spare tire carrier, which is located underneath truck, to the owner when vehicle was purchased. Owner recently had flat tire out on highway - unable to access spare...
2004 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR44U34
This Ranger has an intermittent misfire usually under heavy load. When this happens the engine light flashes and the truck wont get out of its own way. Misses very badly. If you let off of the throttle the miss clears up after about 15 seconds and the engine l... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Cylinder Miss Fire), P0302 (2 Cylinder Miss Fire), P0306 (6 Cylinder Miss Fire)
1990 Lincoln Continental 3.8L Alt. Or Regulator VIN: 1LNLM9747L
This system charges somewhat OK at an idle. But when RPM's are sped up voltage goes high 17-18 volts. I have checked all the powers and grounds. Also plugged in a new motocraft regulator. The one circuit I have a Question on is the "I" terminal at the regulato...
2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L Cooling Systems VIN: 1LNHM87AXY
Car overheats in traffic or at idle. Has code P1474 stored. I do not have good info on this cooling fan system. I do know the fan is working, but not sure if its working properly. Any good ideas on what to look for.

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1988 Ford Mustang LX 5.0L rear axle VIN: 1FABP41E0J
Hi guys and girls.We have tried moving the pinion in some more and no difference.owner now has picked up another rear axle and we will experiment with this one to see if there is a difference.big thanks to all who offered their time.Have a great day.K.W.
1992 Ford Escort 1.9L Cooling Fan VIN: 3FAPP135XN
Hello Thanks for the help. Scanner in the shop when this car came in. As a couple of you suggested looking closer at the two temp sensors. I traced wiring on rear sensor and found it was pinched between trans and block. Fan works in high and low speeds fine. ...
1997 Ford F-350 7.5L cooling system VIN: 1FTSW35G4V
We are waiting for the customer to get the money to replace the fuel switching valve insted of feeding the motor when they switch to the rear tank, it feeds part to the engine and part to the front tank, we still don't have any answers about the overheating.
1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTHW26F8V
I struck out on this one even with all the help. I had checked the grounds prior to posting and the truck had not been "chipped" though I didn't realize this could be the problem. I even tried new wires from the relay to the pcm for the monitor circuts just to... Trouble codes: P0605, P1395, P1396.
2004 Ford Mustang 3.9L convertable top VIN: 1FAFP44694
thanks techs, truth is I thought unit was full but the fluid was airaided. i had just tried to make the top go up before i pulled the plug out. so of course fluid came out. double checked it next day and it was low. can't find any leaks? car lot car so somebod...
2002 Lincoln LS 3.9L blows a/c clutch fus VIN: 1LNHM87A92
Replaced compressor clutch coil 2 weeks later still no blown fuse Thanks to those that replied
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