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1996 Ford E-250 Econoline XL 5.8L Starting VIN: 1FTHE24HXT
We have a 1996 Ford Econoline 5.8L. Customer came in with the van stating it dies going down the road and sometimes would start and other times it wouldn't. We obvioulsly checked for codes and found P0320 (PIP CODE)which can basically mean anything. Also P1315...
1999 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5245X
Hi Guys. This windstar is running erratic and stalling when cold. Sometimes it will set a 0340 when it snorts and bucks in the morning. I have scoped the cam & crank sensors when this is happening and they look good to me.I did this at the pcm. No water damage... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam Sensor)
2004 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Stall VIN: 2FTPX18L24
When it's acting up, you can keep it running by holding it to part throttle (like it has a dirty TB or plugged IAC). The last time I had it here I cleaned the TB, wiggled wiring harnesses, checked the TPS' (out of desperation), checked for moisture in the ECM ... Trouble codes: P0104 (MAF Signal Erratic)
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L oiling VIN: 1FTNX21P84
Unit was broght in for a routine maintenance. Saw large amounts of oil in the coolant resovior bottle and determined that engine replacement was warrented. Replaced motor with a used low mileage motor and unit ran fine... idled in parking lot for 3 hours after...
2005 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L transfer case locked in VIN: 1FMDU73WX4
Hey again all and happy new year to the greatest minds on the web!!! Need a little help on this explorer. Custome came in with the complaint of a 1-2 take off shudder/vibration. It is there. Lift vehicle up and see 4 whell drive clanking in as you put it in ge...
1989 Lincoln Town Car Signature 5.0L No fire VIN: 1LNBM82F2K
Seen this car a time or two before--very well kept Town Car with 41k original miles, towed into here--car was running fine, then died on the road. Cranks fine, just won't fire. Even though the mileage is super low, the AOD tranny has gone out, and won't leave ...
1999 Lincoln Continental 4.6L fuel delivery VIN: 1LNHM97V9X
Vehical towed here, no start. No fuel pressure. Inertia switch checked and was not tripped. Fuel pump modual is not allowing power or ground to fuel pump. The LED on the dash flashes rapidly when attempting to start. I should also note that both keys supplied ...
1999 Mercury Villager Estate 3.3L heater VIN: 4M2XV11T5X
Happy new year to all,I have this villager that came in with no heat.I test drove to verifie the complaint,at idle and low speeds,below 35 mph,it blows ice cold.I drove it down the highway at 65mph and it turns to hot air.I flushed heater core,same thing.I the...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1987 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FTEF14N8T
This was our first time using this site. Thanks for all of the responses, we learned alot. We had a broken power power wire to the eec relay.
1997 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L alternator VIN: 2FALP73W1X
Want to thank everyone who replied. You gave me some things to double check. I didn't really fix this problem, but I came up with a solution. There are four different sized pulleys available for this alternator, so I dropped the pulley size by 2, and now it...
2003 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP31343
Thanks for all the help I recieved. I ended up giving it a fuel injector clean and replacing the fuel filter customer did not know the last time it was replaced took back out for a test drive and ran fine have not seen sense. thanks to all Trouble codes: P0300, P0304, P0316.
2004 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDAF56P54
I would like to thank all of you for replying. I do appreciate the help. Ronnie [...] nailled it. I thank Tim for all the info he provided. The unison ring was froze up due to rust and soot. After cleaning this up with a wire brush and a die ... Trouble codes: P0299 (t/c s/c boost pressure low).
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L Hesitation VIN: 1FTSW31PX4
hello all sorry for the long delay, did not get vehicle back till after the new year and ive been down with the flu, had a alot of great responses but the one that fixed it was reflashing the pcm, ficm, runs like a champ know, would like to say thanks to mike...
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