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1992 Ford Ranger S 3.0L No Start, Hesitation VIN: 1FTCR10U4N
This truck came in with stalling complaint, which customer states had gotten worse over time (couple of months?). The truck had not been maintained so we proceeded with a tune up,new fuel filter and efi service. Iac solenoid tested inoperative and was replaced...
1993 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Odometer VIN: 2FACP74WOP
This vehicle came in for the odometer not working, however the speedometer does work the cluster has been replaced 2 times with used units and both have the same problems..what are the odds..well now it is in my hands and I have checked poer and ground both pr...
1995 Ford E-350 Econoline XL 5.8L Unknown VIN: 1FBJS31H8S
Hello all, Got this van in with a complaint of grabby brakes. Test drive did not duplicate the condition however visual inspection found RR shoes missing all friction material, metal on metal. All the rivets were still in the shoe, but the friction material w...
2002 Ford Mustang 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FAFP40462
This mustang either cold or after a hot soak will extremely intermittently run rough miss and idle rough after cold soak or short hot soak. All checks of sencondary igition test fine. Returnless fuel system varies fuel pump voltage correctly depending on varia...
2002 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L wheel speed sensor VIN: 1FAFP383X2
The info that I have for the ABS system on this car is very limited. I am operating on the principle tha tit uses a magnetic wheel speed sensor like most other cars. But, now I'm not so sure that is the case. I replaced the r. rear speed sensor because it didn...
2003 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMPU16L63
My main concern with this truck is the fuel pressure it will not change with lack of vaccum or snapping the throttle. the O2 sensors seem to be working well and the truck does not misfire under load. I have replaced the fuel pressure regulator and the pressure... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175
2004 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU64W44
Howdy folks, We are sending this up for a friend of ours. He has an 04 Explorer with a 4.6 and storing a P0340 (Cam Sensor Signal) on startup. The information I am recording is second hand so the details are not as good as we would wish. He does not have a sc... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam sensor)
1999 Mercury Villager Estate 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2XV11T9X
I replaced the rear 02 sensor and of course the problem is still there. Scan tool reads a constant .300 volts, even after 10 minutes of driving. Power to the heater circuit is good, but at no time will the computer ground the heater. Tested front 02 sensor and... Trouble codes: P0138, P0139

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1995 Ford Contour LX 2.5L No Start VIN: 1FALP66L4S
ARGH!! It's fixed! If it smells and looks like gasoline it should be...apparently not! After pondering all the basics, questions, answers, what could possibly be left? The fuel! Siphoned off old stuff and replaced with new and it fired right off the bat this ...
1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, Backfiring VIN: 1FTZR15V1X
Well this one is fixed. It ended up being the flex sensor. We pulled it out & it had a hole rusted through & had all kinds of corrosion all over in. The truck now runs great. Note** - The new sensor is the 3rd updated part number. - Thanks guys for all the hel... Trouble codes: P0176.
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L speedometer
Thank You, Jim, Boyd, Paul, Lou, and Bill for your response and help. The truck has been repaired. The fix was replacing the RWABS Module. The RWABS module was not processing and sending the speed sensor signal from the speed sensor to the PCM, GEM, and speed...
2000 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L dpfe melted VIN: 1FAFP582XY
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. After a closer inspection of the exhaust, we found that in fact we did have a convertor restriction. We replaced as needed and the backpressure lowered. We installed a new sensor and no problems so far. T...
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