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1986 Ford LTD Crown Victoria LX 5.0L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2FABP43F3G
car idles ok and has good power at wot but when at a cruise and tip in throtle gets a popping in the intake and miss.this car is driving me crazy so any help would be appreciated.thanks in advance.
1995 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L rear brakes VIN: 1FALP5242S
Have a vehicle that we recently replaced rear pads, rotors, calipers. Now right rear is metal to metal, both rears trying to stay engage, happened in less than 1000 miles calipers OK, hoses OK, has load sensing rear distribution block, can break line loose at ...
1997 Ford E-350 Econoline 6.8L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, LOW POWER VIN: 1FMHE31S2V
What is normal exhaust backpressure for this vehicle at full throttle acceleration? It has a new exhaust system from the cat back (front y-pipe is original). There is a pre cat on the right bank but I'm getting excessive backpressure (10 psi @ wot) from the le...
1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FTHX26G6V
Here is all the information on this truck. 1997 Ford F250 Heavy Duty [...] mileage 53897. Calibration 6-98A F7AE-6E061-TUZ. Ecm #F6TF-12A650-AHA is correct part number for vehicle. It is OBD1 1997 federal emissions. Compression # 1. 165 @.165 3...
1998 Ford Contour LX 2.5L rear brake VIN: 1FAFP66L2W
A good customer, with a solid repair history. I did a brake repair approx 2000 miles ago. Customer back today with a brake noise. When you step on brake pedal you can hear the rear brakes creak. Using my hand while someone else applies the brakes I can "feel" ...
1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTRX08LXX
Came in with code P0304 - Cyl #4 Misfire and had a dead miss on #4. Replaced plugs and plug boots, still had miss on #4. Checked injector pulse with noid and had steady pulse. Same with coil driver circuit. Swapped #4 coil and Injector with #1 coil and Injecto...
1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L valve noise VIN: 1FAFP58U3X
To the Group; owner indicated the dash red oil warning light & S.E.S.light came on. .Vehicle ran ok, but with upper engine lifter noise.checked oil level-full and clean. Hooked up direct oil pressure gauge to block ,ran engine, no oil pressure. drained oil int...
2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Cooling Systems VIN: 2FMZA5148Y
Hi everbody, Van came in with a blown intake lower gasket leaking coolant on the back side of engine. Was over heated by customer, we replaced the intake gasket and now it is blowning compression out coolant bottle. I think that he over heated the motor crack...
2001 Ford Focus LX 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP3432Y
hello i got this focus and it has no injector pulse, i cant find on mitchell what controls it. the first time it came in i pulled the cam sensor connector and it started up. so i put a new cam sensor on after about 5 miles it shut off and has no injector pul...
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Light and speedometer VIN: 1FTNF21L92
Customer complains of ABS light coming on only for a few seconds and a hard pull to the right when brakes applied. Does not happen all the time. I have confirmed the light and the pull. They do not nessasarly happen at the same time. When the light comes on th...
2004 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L noise VIN: 1FTRF12W84
Not sure where to post this problem. This vehicle has a knocking noise around 70 mph. We can duplicate the noise, but not on a lift. Noise sounds like it is in front of driver, not sure if it is inside of cab or outside. Knock is steady at this speed but does ...
2005 Ford Freestar SE 3.9L Low side line VIN: 2FMZA51645
I wish to install an inline filter in the suction line between the reciever drier and the compressor to collect any debris that we may have missed with the rear unit. The hose size is 3/4" and we would need something with barbed ends. My local parts stores tel...
1997 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L rear air bags deflate intermitently VIN: 1LNLM82W6V
Customer states that when he walks out to the car after sitting for extended period of time(approx. 8 hrs)the car looks normal. But when he starts the car up, the rear end of the car sitts on the tires and then promptly inflates in a minute or so...I have been...
2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L Misfire VIN: 1LNHM87AX1
thanks for the help in adance. this vehicle keeps developing misfires when it gets hot. we replaced all the plugs and one known bad coil. the misfires happen during accel but not as bad at wide open throttle. the affected cylinders keeps jumping around and is ... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire), P0302, P0306 (misfire 6)
2002 Mercury Cougar 2.5L locks power VIN: 1ZWHT6KX25
The engine will not go pass 1500 ROM when Accelerating in firs gear and in second gear, in third gear no problem The Clutch was replace and it feels like it will go out again if it continues with this problem Trouble codes: P1709 (CCP Clutch Pedal Position Switch)

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1968 Ford MUSTANG 289CID gauges VIN: 8T02C10408
Hey guys,thanks for all the help.The wiring diagrams worked out great .The tach wiring in a shelby has its own special wiring harness that is different from a mustang gt.It was either modify and add correct harness to adapt tach,clock and seporate oil pressure...
1993 Ford Aerostar 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FMDA31XOP
hello everyone spoke with customer about continuing further and he has opted to think about it does not know if he wants to put anymore money into it, this morning vehicle would start to miss under a light load found #2 clyinder not contributing like the other...
1997 Ford F-150 4.2L noise VIN: 1FTDF1724V
Thank you very much to all you guys who answered my request for help, I really do appreciate your time from your busy schedule. I do feel a little dumb about the problem I guess "I could not see the tree from the forest" sure enough most of you said it would b...
1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 2FTZX18W5W
thanks everbody just what i needed flatrate tech thanks again i pulled body and replaced engine truck is gone customer was happy
2002 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L rack and pinnion VIN: 3FAFP11342
Customer bringing back next week, going to check steering shaft, bushings seemed Ok but will re test per comment, I will re post next week to let every one know how it turns out. Thanks for the Info.
2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L heater core VIN: 1FALP52UY2
well i went with the permatex solution to get the crap out of the system. to all of those that recommended replacing the core, that's a great idea, however the stop leak is in the entire system and would continue to plug the new heater core as well as the old ...
2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Blowing fuse#17 VIN: 1FMZU73K53
Truck is fixed there was a pinched wire under headliner for rear in lamp! Thanks for replies!!! Mike [...]
2002 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L Stall VIN: 1MEHM55S22
I would like to thank all who replied to this post. I am going to call this one fixed, as the customer has not reported any further problems. When we first looked at this car, we could never get the problem to happen to us at the shop. We then started looking ...
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