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1995 Ford Probe 2.0L Stall VIN: 1ZVLT20A6S
hi everyone, your help is very much appreciated. this is my personal car. ever since i put an engine it this probe, it has had this intermittent stalling problem when comming to a stop in drive. it will only do it if the converter is locked up when coming to a...
1995 Ford Contour GL 2.0L No Spark VIN: 3RFALPG535
This vehicle came in after overheating, we found coolant in the cylinders and recommended replacing the head. After replacing the head we could not get spark, we first thought it might be the crank sensor, but on this model it is on the bell housing and not ne...
1995 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 2FTHF36F6S
Ok Guys I really need your help I have a 1995 ford e-350 Box van With a 7.3 Power Stroke Diesel No start. This headache came to me a few weeks ago customer said vehicle was sitting for 2 + years. Customer claims that vehicle will only start when Block heater i...
1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTHW26FXV
When I start truck cold or warm the idle changes from 300 to800 rpm constantly. IF I raise idle with gas pedel to 1500 rpm for 8 seconds she idles fine untill I start it again. I would like any help I could get, I usually work on gas jobs. Thanks ED
1997 Ford F-150 4.2L abs VIN: 1FTDF172XV
truck has a brake control on it wired in to the harnes
1997 Ford F-150 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 1FTDF1720V
need help from ford tech for this problem. no code in computer, engine idle up and down at idle. replace IAC, no help. at high speed engine run good, but at idle no good. can all tech tell me where to look for this problem. thanks in advance, thoa
1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L Overdrive VIN: 1FMRU18W4W
Car came in with six codes. Major tune-up fixed 5 of them.Code 1746 is still on after replacing white/yellow wire from ECM to trans. Also replaced Pressure control unit in trans. OD light still goes on and off and vehicle keeps shifting in and out of OD. John
1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAKP1137X
This car will start and run fine above about 3000 rpm, but will not idle. There is no resistance or short to gound in the wiring between the PCM and the sensor. Voltage reading at the CMP connector reads 5.8 mV, with the ignition in the on position. ShopKey di... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction)
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Surge VIN: 1FTSW31P13
This 6.0 has a problem I have never seen before, But I don't have alot of experience with 6.0's. While driving up hill under load, right before the tranny downshifts out of OD (RPM'S low, high load), the engine will surge, and the exhaust will puff black smoke...
2003 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FMCU04153
Hi ford techs!!! We have a intermittent problem crank no start. It's when engine is at normal operating temperature all time.Custumer's complain is , he drives vehicle to the market, lets say about 10 minutes later the engine cranks good won't start. We test d...
1997 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L overflow VIN: 1MELM55U2V
Cutomer towed car in for a coolant leak. Found that cooling system empty, filled cooling system started car ran for about ten minuts and purged coolant out cap, with a banging coming from passenger side of radiator. Replaced water pump as a sugestion to me sam...
2002 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L Stall VIN: 1MEHM55S22
Hello to one and all. We have this mercury sable, 3.0 dohc. Intermitantly it will stall out at a light. In the shop, we get a manual reading of 30lbs of fuel pressure, however on our scanner it shows a reading of 40 lbs. This system does not have a fuel return...

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1986 Ford F-150 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FTEF14NGN
Thank you the replies. The problem turned out to be the ground going to the computer. When the harness was cleaned and re-wrapped, for some reason this wire was not routed in the harness the correct way. After pulling some of the harness apart I located the wi...
1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA5145W
Thank guys was computer, Don't know what else to say but tried a wrecker computer didn't have to flash or anything like that and it worked. Trouble codes: P1512 (intake manifoldrunner control bank1 stuck closed), P0301 (cylinder 1 misfire).
1994 Mercury Tracer 1.9L fuel pump VIN: 3MARM10J8R
thanks everyone for your help. i learned more about fords than ever, turns out it was fuel pump it was so rusty it clogged itself. thanks again all.
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