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1995 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L electric cooling fan VIN: 1FALP42T4S
Hi there fellow techs, I have here 95 Mustang 5.0 L engine with fan trouble. The fan is always on during ON ignition.We have checked the fan wiring but found no fault.This fan is controlled by the PCM indirectly thru the (CCRM) relay module.The CCRM is gettin...
2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L engine VIN: 1MZU62X9YZ
This vehicle came in with low heat and I installed a new thermostat. With the new thermostat the engine only runs 100 degrees F in 15 degree F weather and the heater puts out very little heat. Also the temp gauge on the dash does not move at all, I tried a new...
2001 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L engine VIN: 1FAFP52UO1
this vehicle belongs to our parts store counter man so we are trying to help him out when outside temp got down below 50 degrees this fall it developed a chirp like a belt noise he replaced belt tensioner water pump idler and said it went away for awhile (temp...
2004 Ford Excursion XLS 5.4L engine VIN: 1FMNU41L24
I have a 2004 Excursion with a 5.4 liter in it, it has a rattle in the front of the motor, sounds like a lifter or a timing chain noise, it is pretty loud, sometimes it will go away(not totally) but if you take the truck above 1000 rpm it will totally go away....

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1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMDU34E5V
Thanks for all the great suggestions, unfortunately we were unable to correctly identify the root problem. All suggestions were tried however the customer did not want to spend any more time/money on the problem. The only thing that made any difference was whe...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L trans slipping VIN: 1FTNF21L7X
I'm sorry it took so long to write back. It took us a while to find the problem, which ended up to be a wiring harness that had rubbed through on top of the front drive shaft. It was so hard see and to get to (no room to work). The customer is happy and so are...
1992 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2MECM75W6N
some times i hate working on every brand that shows up--was not aware that some fords don't give you mass air data--we were barking up the wrong tree.---my tech is a gm guy with limited ford experience--we replaced the iac on this thing and it straightened it ... Trouble codes: 157 (mass air flow low).
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