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1965 Ford mustang 5.0L swap VIN: 6F07515412
I am using a 1995, 5.0 engine in a 60's mustang, I need a non-computer dist. The dist shaft needs to be .450 The gear must be bronze or steel not iron. (to match the roller cam) & the housing must match the 1994-1995 deck height. Pertronixs tech line said the ...
1978 Ford Thunderbird 6.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 8J87H15512
hello, Basically the cars starts and runs, When its cold and you start it, it will idle at around 1200 rpm, once it warms up and you give it gas it will idle down but will surge between 300 and 1000 rpm. It seems that i can give it gas and clear it out and it ...
1985 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 2FTEF15N8F
did a eec test,cam up with code 41, tested fuel pressure, cleand iac, and tried test iac, still did the same, checked tps single.checked iat, replace fuel pump + relay, changed ect sensor. checked for vacumme leaks. checked ign wiring. Trouble codes: 41 (system lean)
1990 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Misfire VIN: 1FTEF15N1L
ok i have scope checked this vehicle and on the raster pattern i can see number two cylinder dropping only under a load when hot. cust did his own tune up but i replaced that plug,wire and module . still no change. could it be number two injector ? has anyone ...
1999 Ford F-250 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRF27WIX
Can't get rid of this SES light, keeps coming back. Truck is running great. Checked EVR and it reads 0 at idle, 60 at 2000 rpm's in closed loop. Does anyone have any suggestions? Thanx in advance. Trouble codes: P0133, P0401, P1000 (OBDII Monitor Test/Drive Cycle not complete)
1999 Ford Contour SE 2.5L Unknown VIN: 1FAFP66L5X
after repair of timing chain vehicle would reach operating temp after a 20 mile drive and when you come to a stop it would will not start back up until it was cool.if trying to start while temp is at will crank over like its 280 degrees like it...
2006 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L compressor VIN: 2FAFP71W86
This is a police cruiser that has a complaint of an intermittent no ac. I have only been able to duplicate the problem one time. When that happened I got no power to the clutch or the fan. Before I could test the high and low side switchs it started working ag...

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1991 Ford Mustang LX 5.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FACP40E2M
Thank you to all who replied. It turned out to be the primary ignition system. Code 14 was the clue. Car had exide module and original coil (with white arching marks). We replaced module, coil and pick up with motorcraft parts. The customer has driven the car ... Trouble codes: 96 (fuel pump circuit).
2000 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L High pressure oil resivior VIN: 1FDXF46F7Y
Thanks for all the replys,After changing the oil as a few of you had suggested it had no issues for a few days.But,after taking it out driving it hard,the next morning the problem had returned.When it returned I was quick to check the high pressure res. and it...
2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XL 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU77E12
We found a pcv hose problem and replaced the fuel pump assy. The fuel tims are back to where they should be and light has been off for almost a week. Thanks for all that helped. Trouble codes: P0175, P0172.
2004 Ford Explorer NBX 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMZU73K54
Thanks for the help. After unpluging and pluging in the computer and things went back to normal, we told the customer to take vehicle to dealer and have the computer replaced.
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX14504
thnks to all who helped! the rivits that hold the "reluctor" on the cam phaser was all sheard off the reluctor was off about 2 teeth. You need to remove the cam phaser gear bolt to see the rivots or the fifth finger on the reluctor should line up with the "L"... Trouble codes: P0345 (cam timing bank 2), P0021 (cam pos timing over advanced bank 2).
1998 Lincoln Continental 4.6L ride control VIN: 1LNLM9749K
as you all pretty much stated we did away with the air ride suspension the front ones where very easy to install. The rear was a little bit harder but all and all not that bad, just watch that rear spring when removing the rear spindle
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