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1995 Ford Taurus GL 3.8L No Start VIN: 1FALPS347S
i have this 95 taurus towed in yesterday with 80,000 miles on it . the dist. rotor was broken but after replacing , the engine cranks over hard like a jump timing chain. i check the chain slack by watch the rotor as i turn the engine back and forth by hand. it...
2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L heater VIN: 1FAFP5521Y
Hi, This car came in 3 months ago with a no heat (80 degrees out of the vent.)complaint. The impeller on the water pump was corroded and it was replaced and the heater core was flushed. It had more heat, but still was too low. It was about 105 degrees at idle ...
2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2FM7A5141Y
this vechicle has a misfire in the number 2 cylinder - no rpm drop when #2 injector is unplugged- ltft is 29% on bank 1 - the injector passes flow test and compression is 175 psi - cylinder has a new plug and coil and wires pass the st25 spark test and noid li...
2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L stereo VIN: 2FMZA5144Y
Stereo system inop,found no power to harness except for dash light circuit,cant find a clear wiriing diagram for colors of power feed wires,tested all fuses all are ok.Does appear that at some time in the past dash work has been performed.
2000 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L No compression on left bank VIN: 2FAFP71W9Y
This vehicle came on the tow truck for no start condition. Turned the ignition key & felt like low compression. Checked right bank = 85-90 PSI on middle cylinder. Checked left bank = 0 compression on first 3 cylinders. Looked down in side the spark plug holes ...
2001 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L pressure control solinoid VIN: 1FMZU72E42
Hello, and thank you for reading this. I need help on this one. This truck came in with a transmission o/d flashing when put into drive. It will shift but shifts very hard. Code 796 is for pressure solinoid c. The test wants you to run the bench test function ...
2001 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L intake valves VIN: 1FMRU17L71
This truck came in on the hook as a no start, had spark and good fuel pressure. Motor turned over like it was out of time or low compression. No signs of overheating and customer said no problems up till time they parked the truck the nite before the next morn...
2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L pump VIN: 1FMZU63W63
i just replaced engine on this vehicle. had absolutely no problems on the install at all. when i started the motor after priming the oil system using the starter the tranny made a bad loud sucking sound and i turned it off. when i restarted the motor the trann...
2004 Ford Freestar SEL 4.2L no gears VIN: 2FMZA52244
Customer brought this 04 freestar in with tranny problem. I hookup my IDS scan tool no codes & soleniods work the fuses are good the range sensors workin an we got a input speed senor reading. But you can shift it in forward or rev. an it feels like netral. th...
2004 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on
I am posting this from home so I may not have all the info I need but here is most of what has been plauging me since Friday. I read the post from an older focus with similar (but not all) the same symptoms that had ground issues so cleaning grounds is where ... Trouble codes: P0068

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1997 Ford F-250 5.4L ride control VIN: 1TFTFX28L6
Thanks for all the help, The other fuse and relay cked out, and the motor would run when direct wired with a fused jumper (out of the circuit), The search was still on and I got a pin out chart from mitchell to further the search and when I pulled the module c...
1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L right head VIN: 2FTZX18W1W
Thanks again for all the replies. We agree he payes for the parts and I'll cover most of the labor. I did'nt finish the job yet but I'll give y'all an update when I finish it. James from Indiana stated;This is why Ford updated their oil applications charts to ...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L Misfire VIN: 1FTNX21SXX
Well the truck has not missfired since it left. customer has been back for his oil change and stated that it's not missfired yet. We swapped the motorcraft plug from #6 to #1 the coil from #6 to #8 an d the Injector from #6 to #7, ran another motorvac for 60 m...
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L cyl. #3 VIN: 2FMDA5145X
Happy new year techs. The windstar drove away last week and has not had a problem. Almost all you guys suggested the intake and plenum gaskets. That made sense because the water pooling on the intake would the leak down thru the bad gaskets. How ever I thi...
2001 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP45X11
Thanks for all replies. Cleared codes and took vehicle on a very long road test. Code never reset and could not duplicate the customers complaint. Checked fuel and ignition and found no problems. Most replies from this and other sources have said something abo... Trouble codes: P1288.
2003 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR44VX3
Thanks to everyone that replied to this problem. After checking all the sensors and finding that they were all good, it came down to being the pcm. Evedently had intermittent bad connection for baro and maf. Even thou o2 sensors were switching properly pcm sai... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175.
2003 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FMYU93113
Thank you to all who replied. All information was helpful the problem was the converters. Jay, Kent, Brian, and John were all correct in saying the problem lies with the converter (s). Vehicle runs with front upstream o2 removed. Put o2 back in and remove exha...
2003 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L cv joint VIN: 1FTZR45E33
Got a lot of good responses on this one. Some folks thought I was taking apart only the inner joint, some thought the outer was same as the inner...but most of you got it right: I had to take the inner joint apart, which was much easier than the outer. This en...
2004 Mercury Monterey 4.2L head lights VIN: 2MROA20274
Thank you to all who replied. I had some responses to check the smart juntion box, and that did fix the problem.
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