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1993 Ford Bronco Custom 5.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEU15H0P
Cleared codes test drove truck and MIL comes on after average 8 miles. Ran through alldata's diagnostic procedure and all components passed. Looked at fix database and found that during KOER the vacuum to EGR was less than 2 inches. Replaced hose to EGR and va... Trouble codes: 332 (Low EGR flow), 311 (Thermactor Air System is Inopperative)
1993 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEU15N2N
I have this Bronco. Cust tomer states the check engine light comes on only when accelereating up a hill or passing.No codes are stored and scan data looks normal. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
1993 Ford Mustang LX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FACP40M2P
After current repairs including fuel injection and air induction ccleaning car runs fine just has engine light on constant. Trouble codes: 223 (No dual Plug Inhibit control)
1995 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L power saver relay VIN: 2FMD45149S
customer came in to have battery termnials replaced, no problem. couple days later came in saying the wipers, radio,power windows working with car not running, since terminals changed. found ignition cylinder turns 360 degrees. replaced steering column assembl...
2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 2FMZA51481
This car came in for no power under load. scanned for code and get those above. Checked for cause of lean and none was found fuel pressure,air leaks and oxygen sensors all seems well. The misfire codes freeze frame is RPM-2173,Fuel sys-CL,ECT-163,MPH-44,Load-7... Trouble codes: P0171 (System too lean bank 1), P0301 (Cyl 1 misfire), P0302 (Cyl2 misfire)
2001 Ford Town Car 4.6L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1LNHM81W61
Vehicle came in with a shudder under loads. We found an overheated torque converter and some burnt clutches and rebuilt the transmission. Returned vehicle to customer and it came back with the same problem it shudders and cuts out under load. We pulled plugs a...
2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L converter code VIN: 1FMYU03152
Goodmorning Iatn members, I have a customer who brought her 02 escape in for an oil change, first time oil change for us on this vehicle. When changing the oil and checking the fluids I recomended a transmission service, she asked if it could wait until she g...
2002 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L alternattor VIN: 1FDXW46F62
thanks in advance , this vehicle will not charge . replaced alternator x2 , had the alternators checked,ok . checked all fuses & fusable links ,cleaned starter,alternator, batteries conections & various grounds . we are getting b+ at all three wires running ...
2003 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTRF17253
This truck is idling at about 615 rpms in drive. The low idle causes excesive vibration and noise. I have cleaned the throttle plate and throttle body which were dirty. I have checked the MAF sensor and it is workinf properly. I have checked the IAC and it is ...
2003 Ford E-350 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FDNE31M63
Vehicle towed in to our shop. Driver stated went to bank 10 minutes would not restart. Has fuel pressure good spark will start on ether. Has no injector pulse. Scanner reads 165 Rpm while cranking also reads fault on each injector. Went to the library checked ...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L whistle noise VIN: 1FTPW14554
vehicle has a whistle type noise at 60 mph coming from the engine compartment. the noise only occurs with cold ambient temps 10 degrees or colder. noise gets louder as tempeture decreases. if you accelerate or decelarate or drive faster or slower noise is not ...
2004 Ford Explorer NBX 4.0L abs VIN: 1FMZU73K44
This explorer came in with no concerns other than an ABS light on and the cruise does not work. A code in the ABS and 4x4 are both P0001. I have no information from Mitchell on this code. The scanner says it is a speed sensor code, but I am unsure whether it's...
2004 Ford Explorer NBX 4.0L engine VIN: 1FMZU73K94
first of all thanks in advance for all your help. i'm dealing with this explorer which has a very strange whistling noise coming from the engine plenum area??? it only occurs in cold weather---25 f. or less. it seems to occur around 2200 rpms and you can chang...
2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L high beam VIN: 1FBNE31106
anyone had this problem yet ???the high beams stay on whenever the lights are turned on..this van does have a daytime running lamp module out front ,but if i disconnect the lights stay on.could someone who sees alot of these vans at least explain to me when th...
1998 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L Hesitation VIN: 1LNFM81W3W
obd 2 drive cycle not completing. evap and converter are the only ones not ready at this point. basically have issues with tid test # 53,cid 09 failed. anyone know what component this is? also tid #21, cid 01 failed? and tid 41, cid 12 failed. if anyone can he...
2000 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L auto headlights VIN: 1MEFM55S5Y
headlights do not come on in the automatic postion just the parking lights.all wiring looks good. i covered sensor on dash to see if that would help no help. has anybody had a problem like this before. thanks chuck

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1992 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.8L Stall, will not restart VIN: 1FEKE37NTN
First, I'd like to thank everyone for their help. The fix turned out to be a combination of problems and non-oe replacement parts. After working with the vehicle as it failed a couple of times, I realized we had two symptoms intermittently. The vehicle wou...
1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L abs system VIN: 1FMDU34X2T
the truck is still in the shop after replaced pump assembly and an other control module. we are still working on it, suspecting something wrong in the wiring harness, but could not catch it yet, we are determind to solve the problem. the resean we are closing ...
1996 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.8L Reverse clutch VIN: 1FBJS31H3T
Found the problem later when I O/H the unit again. Was only looking at the reverse stuff, I didnt look at the other clutches. Direct snapring was out of its groove. This caused direct apply to push against the geartrain which caused reverse clutch to drag...
2000 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZZA5249
Thanks everyone for your replies. Complete gasket kit from Ford did the trick. Thanks again. Buddy. Trouble codes: P0171.
2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L none VIN: 2FAHP71W63
OK GUYS! First of all,I would like to thank everybody who took time to look at my post,all suggestions where great,and yes the black wire from switch (overdrive) was bad,but no repairs where made because vehicle is getting replace.once again thanks for all you...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FTPW14504
Well from the responses it looks like we are not the only ones who have had this issue. So to properly flush these transmissions the fluid temp has to be approx 140 degrees. Vehicle should be driven first to get up to temp. Thanks for all the responses,and to ...
1989 Lincoln Town Car Signature 5.0L No Start VIN: 1LNBM82FXK
OK, this one is fixed. It was the coil. All the replies were good, but Dan [...] both hit it on the head. The weak coil tested good when not under the load of compression, advancing the timing allowed the spark to start before full com...
2001 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L abs VIN: 1LNHM81W11
I recieved several replies almost all said to check wheel sensors and tone rings.We found the right front sensor was slightly bent away from the ring. this was the wheel that had the cloth wrapped up in it. We replaced the sensor and brakes work fine now. Aga...
2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L seat heater VIN: 5LMFU28R63
customer has not returned yet. I can say that the seat does not have a heated element in it. It uses a heated element that air flowes over and then enters the seat through a duct. You can see this if you pull the seat cushion back. I believe this part is bad ...
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