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1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEF14N2S
The truck came in for poor running and problems on accell and maybe even backfiring at times. Well I drove the vehicle and could feel a concern that reminded me of a TPS problem and so I connected the scanner and could not retrieve codes but I could read data ...
1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FTEX15N0S
stalling, over heating. alternator replaced, starting/charging system re cked ok! radiator replaced, over heating cured. intermittent no start? car returned to customer. towed back to shop next am. no start, cranks ok!ign module replaced also coil & coil sec l...
1999 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L pilot bearing VIN: 1FAFP45X0X
Have a weird one here. This car has been to 2 shops before here. It's a Gt mustang with the tremec 3650 trans. The stock clutch began slipping so customer had clutch kit replaced. apox 1500 miles went by and started hearing squeek so took back and they told hi...
1999 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.4L safety VIN: 1FBSS31L5X
Greetings all, First off, my name is John [...]. I am the NJ Wing Director of Transportation for Civil Air Patrol, and we're in need of a shop to work on this vehicle. This one is based at Lakewood Airport, in NJ. This vehicle is a Ford E-350 passenger van. it...
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNX21F1Y
customer came in with misfire checked codes,found p1316 did injector buzz test found miss from cyl # 4,found wire harness to valve cover gasket melted,pulled valve cover found glow plug had blown out and melted harness to the injector,ican get an injector and ... Trouble codes: P1316
2000 Ford Excursion Limited 6.8L Misfire VIN: 1FMNU42S8Y
hello-need some ford tech help here-vehicle came in with misfire codes listed-with the mileage shown-thought changing the spark plugs and coil boots would fix it no problem-weve done alot of regular tuneups on these things-well it still had the same exact prob... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire), P0310 (cyl. 10 misfire)
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTWW32P64
Thanks everyone for taking time to help on this 6.0 liter. The customer states that the truck died for them and would not restart so they put more fuel in the tank but that made no differnece. They towed the vehicle in and I pulled these codes which I do not b... Trouble codes: P0275 (Cylinder 5 Contribution/Balance Fault), P0299 (TC/SC underboost), P0478 (Exhaust Pressure Control Valve Hi), P0528 (Fan Speed Sensor No Signal), P2269 (Water in fuel condition)
1994 Mercury Sable GS 3.8L No Start, No MIL lamp/koeo VIN: 1MELM5041R
Hey everyone, Thought that I had this vehicle fixed on the first attempt,but no such deal. Vehicle came in on the hook, died while driving and would crank over but no start. Initially put scanner on it and found no communication,and the cooling fan comes on lo...
1999 Mercury Villager (Van) Estate 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2XV11T7X
Hi guy's i took over this villager w/ o2 heater codes b1s1+b1s2 And a knock sensor code, cleared codes + only po135 came back,so replaced b1s1 o2 And not only this code came back again but after 2nd drive cycle the po325{knock code} came back. I checked 12volt... Trouble codes: P0135, P0325, P0141

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1992 Ford Taurus SHO 3.0L tensioner pully VIN: 1FALP54Y2N
Thank you for all who replied. While Dayco & Gates do have a vast listing of pullies and are a good source to go to with this sort of problem, they did not have a good replacement pulley for this Taurus SHO. The bearing on this pulley has a 20mm bore (most ...
1993 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.8L Converter/Pump VIN: 1FTJS34H3P
An overwhelming number of responses referenced the issue of overheating with this transmission.I would like to thank all that replied.The fix was to install an aftermarket cooler assy.I installed the largest one that i could find.Upon driving the vehicle,the c...
1998 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMYU24E5W
Had keys reprogramed and regain fuel presure only but no spark. Changed out crank sensor and vehicle runs. Thank all for help. Trouble codes: P1240.
1998 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L hermonic balancer VIN: 1FTPE2426W
We checked the belt tensioner, put in a new timing set and harmontic balancer and have run the engine again. We still have not isolated the problem but all seems good at this time. Did find that the wrong ecm was in the vehicle and we are changing that at this...
1999 Ford Mustang 3.8L clutch VIN: 1FAFP4445W
seems most of the time the clutch coil is at fault replaced with no change found out the signal to the constant control relay was being shut off by the pcm after a few seconds of running. Further fault tracing indicates possible bad pcm customer declined repla...
2000 Ford Excursion Limited 7.3L Brakes Locking Up VIN: 1FMSU43F8Y
well i went back to the begining. tested vehicle as i would have if no repairs were done. i found after checking K3 though the trouble tree noticed that voltage to C1041-2 was greater than 10volts (10.3 volts) replaced the antilock control module and so far so...
2003 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L starter VIN: 1FMFU18L83
I only post this as not fixed since I don't have a definitive answer yet. I had five replies. Most asked about a cracked flexplate which as I had stated we have checked with each starter. One guy said to recheck the wiring he is a ford tech and stated that the...
2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Instrument cluster warning lights VIN: 1FAFP55U53
I spoke to the customer today and he hasn't experienced any problems. But due to the intermittent nature I'll call this a probable fix. I replaced the ignition switch. I also took the switch apart but the contacts looked only slightly worn. The replies suggest...
2004 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU62K54
Well the customer returned with the next needed repair, Unrelated to prior visits. Scanned the vehicle for @#%$$ and Gigles. No codes present. Tried to contact Ever wear (the brand we use for our induction/fuel system cleaning) talked to 4 different people... Trouble codes: P0106, P0401.
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