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1991 Ford Mustang LX 5.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FACP40E2M
We have this Mustang with a very intermittent hesitation or drop out. Feel like key turned off then back on, happens when accelerating, just drops out momentarily. Everytime this happens it sets a code 96. I clear the code, drive it long enough for symptom to ... Trouble codes: 96 (fuel pump circuit)
1996 Ford Mustang 3.8L engine valley VIN: 1FALP4444T
I have a qustion for everyone in IATN world? I was replacing the head gaskets on this mustang cause it was spraying coolant out of the driver side gasket anyways on with my question upon removing the lower intake i found a shop towel wedeged into the cam throw...
1999 Ford Windstar 3.0L Shift Solenoid 1(a) VIN: 2FMZA51U5X
Hello Group, This vehicle came in with SES and continuous code for shift solenoid A. KOEO test results show hard failure. Fault will return every time after clearing. Customer stated hard shifting when driving aggresively. I test drove vehicle and felt no abn...
1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L power steering VIN: 1FMPU18L7X
This expeditions power steering intermittently feels as if it is losing assist. Happens mostly in parking lots. Ok out on the road. I think it is most lokely the pump, but this thing has variable assist, I am a little gun shy. Are there any common problems wit...
2001 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L engine VIN: 1FMRU17L81
This Expedition 5.4 Engine makes a squeeling noise/ rattle when starting cold, once running for less than a minute noise goes away, we have replaced timing chain guides, tensioners, chains, we have checked for clogged orifice passages, none found, noise is on ...
2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU72K22
This truck missfires especially under hard load. It will at times miss at light cruise. The long term fuel trim for both banks is -25%. STFT is -8 to -12%. Both front o2 sensors seem to be switching fine. The truck was origianlly brought in for trans shifting ... Trouble codes: P0172 (Bank rich), P0175 (Bank rich)
2002 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L lack of power VIN: 1FTYR10D82
Truck came in for Check engine light on and lack of power in reverse. Found code p0453 for fuel tank pressure sensor. I found connector at fuel tank pressure sensor disconnected. I reconnected the connector and cleared codes. No more check engine light. Now fo...
1979 Lincoln Mark V 6.6L No Start, Stall VIN: 8Y89A91406
Guys I just bought this 79 Mark V. It was shipped down to florida from tn. Driving the car home it left me stranded on the side of the road, felt like it ran out of gas. Towed it to my shop, where she started up withj no problem. So I went through the car, new...
1998 Lincoln Continental 4.6L ride control VIN: 1LNLM9749K
I have this vehicle that will not inflate the front struts, the compressor works and air does pump threw dryer. I tryed manually inflating the struts and still will not move. the car is literally on the ground. I check the height sensor arms on the fronts and ...
2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L coolant VIN: 1LNHM87A51
Customer complained of overheating, towed vehicle in. Found evidence of leaking, all injector seats had standing coolant, bleeder on top center of engine leaks, however no sign of coolant blowing out onto decorative engine cover. Pressure test, no signs of ovb...
2003 Lincoln LS 3.9L Cuts out VIN: 1LMHM87A63
Just looking for help where to look. i have seen that a misfire in mode 6 will cause the throttle body problems per other postings. I have no misfires in mode 6 presently. thanks in advance I will try to get more info latter. Trouble codes: P1744, P2104, P2107, P2110, P2112
1994 Mercury Villager GS 3.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 4M2DV11W3R
Vehicle came in with a hard shift from 1st to 2nd. Engine performance was very poor, vehicle would go into severe spark knock, refuse to accelerate and frequently die. Replaced TPS. After replacing throttle position sensor, vehicle engine performed normally. N...

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1990 Ford Thunderbird 3.8L odometer VIN: 1FAPP6040L
Thanks everybody.As soon as i recieved info about the gear that goes bad in the cluster i remembered replacing them in the past. Parts are ordered. I`m sure it will fix the problem. Thanks again.Len
1992 Ford F-250 Custom 7.5L Ping VIN: 1FTHX25G7N
Frist let me thank you for the ideas.We replace every thing but the ecm still had ping. Jasper gave us another engine we still have pinging. Found if you retard timing to o degrees it will go away and runs good.Id like to fix it right but i have 30+ hours in ...
1993 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FTEX15N8P
Well, after much looking at this thing, I asked the shop owner if they had done the basic engine diagnosis and he said that they started out by looking at the codes. So, I went back the basics and found that the engine had low vacuum when running, less than 1... Trouble codes: 332 (117 -), 117.
1997 Ford F-250 XL 5.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTHX25H8V
i would like to thank all that replied all of your insight was helpfull. sorry it took so long to close but no one on the planet had that ECU! larry from virgina is awsome! he told me contact ecudirect.com at 1800-685-1925 for the ECU and they were able to fi...
1997 Ford F-150 4.2L No Start VIN: 1FTDF1726V
thank's alot for all the replies, the problem is the computer
1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR11V9X
It was wrong injectors. Thanks for the info guys or I would still be scratching my head. Trouble codes: P0171 (lean bank 1), P0174 (lean bank 2).
2005 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Starting VIN: 1FTSE34PX5
well after ohming out wiring harness from cam sensor to pcm and crank sensor to pcm purchased new pcm programed and installed pcm truck fired right up road tested and returned to customer thanks again
2005 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L leak VIN: 1FDXE45P15
Thanks all for your replies, this was an information only posting. Barry Trouble codes: P0404, P1335 (egr).
2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L engine VIN: 1LNHM87A4Y
Thanks to all who replied. Recomened engine replacement however Cust. just bought vehicle 45 days ago and does not want to spend any more $ on it. So its on the back burner for now. By the way thanks Bill for the link to gates site. wil;l b e very helpul in th...
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