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1995 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 5.0L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEE11N95
hay this van is killing me please help!!! It cam in a week ago with no start or die when driving. It took me a while to get it to act up but when it did found to have good fuel presh but no spark. Found to have no idm ref signal out of modual and a eratic look... Trouble codes: 121 (closed throttle position out of range)
1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Steering
hi all. car came in with whining steering pump. changed pump but still loud. is there a reason for the noise--is the rack faulty, thereby causing excess pressure on the pump? I dont want to condemn the rack unless I confirm its fault. What in the rack would p...
1997 Ford F-350 7.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 3FELF47G3V
hello, this thing when running on rear tank runs rich blowing black smoke out tailpipe, put fuel pressure gauge on and when on rear tank fuel pressure is 75 psi, when switching to front tank goes to 40 psi, unhooked return lines off of both tanks and frame rai...
1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Unknown VIN: 2FMZA5142W
This vehicle has a pedal drop just like a rotten brake line.I've checked all the lines, there rusted but not leaking. I did and ABS service bleed and got no air out of system at all. pedal still drops to floor. I know that HCU's have been replaced for this con...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTNF20L2X
Hello Ford techs, need some help with this one. Truck came in with complaint that in morning would start & idle, but when accellerating would stumble & miss, play with throttle & warm up alittle & fine rest of day. Found no codes stored in computor. Don't know...
2001 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Temp gauge VIN: 1F1FP34371
Good morning boys/girls! I have a 2001 Ford Focus that is testing my sanity. It originally came in for poor heat, we found the coolant low and with the help of a pressure test, a leaking water pump. We topped the system up and ran it to verify the heat would ...
2001 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L fuel gauge reads emp VIN: 1FAFP55271
When this occurs the fuel gauge reads empty. check engine light comes on. I believe when this happen i am looseing power to level sensor. i donot have continuity from computer harness connector to fuel harness connector. is there something in between the two? ... Trouble codes: 460 (fuel level circuit fault)
2001 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 2FMDA52411
need serious help. van came in with rod through oil pan, installed used motor. everything was good except for a decent vibration/shaking in the motor. I have swaped out almost all the sensors, fresh tune up, good fuel pressure, resink new cam sen. The ford dea...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L 3rd gear shift VIN: 1FMZU63E92
help ford trans guys! this is a 5r55w that is giving me a fit! 3rd gear slips or is not there at all during most down shifts and some up shifts. code po733 keeps coming up [that is a 3rd gear ratio code] have had a po732 and po735 at times [2nd and 5th gears] ...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L motor VIN: 1FMDU73E02
Hello, HELP!!! Car got towed in today, customer parked in driveway last night and this morning starter just clicked, we suspected starter but found when turning motor by hand it only turns 1/2 rotation (back and forth)then stops solid (we hear a slight clickin...
2008 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 6.4L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTXW43R38
Fuel economy is low at 9-12 mpg on the highway with empty bed. Hauling an 18K lb trailer, it is getting 6 mpg. I was figuring it should be much higher. Another problem is that the idle will intermittently raise much higher for a long period of time and if the ...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Battery Drain VIN: 1FMPU18L0X
The last part of drain came from driver's door. The linkage from the outside door lock to the latch was broken and bent. Whenever the window was rolled down, the the linkage would catch in the window track and bend the latch assy. causing the switch in the ...
2000 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Module VIN: 1FMDU74E1Y
Thanks to evryone who responded ,Founf right front wheel speed sensor was the problem.Replaced it and the problem went away.Again,thanks to everyone.
2001 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L No Start, Surge VIN: 1F34U78C01
Finally the vehicle came in the tow truck(no starting condition,crank ok).No fuel pressure,i bang on the fuel tank and truck start right up.Replaced fuel pump(oem) and vehicle starting fine,no more long crank and hard starting.Thanks to all who gave great advi... Trouble codes: 303 (misfire on cylinder 3).
2001 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L battery VIN: 1FMFU18L41
Finally it acted up while in the shop, key out of ignition and door chime started ringing speedo starting jumping and seat started moving, draw off the scale---I'll just get right to the point although I did't see any expeditions in the archives it is the same...
2001 Ford Mustang 3.8L No Start VIN: 1FAFP40471
Good day everyone. This fomoco is fixed. The transceiver was it cure. I did learn more than I made off this job. It was a learning experience. My recomendation to everyone that does not know these systems, start doing your research now because these things wil... Trouble codes: B1681, P1260.
2005 Ford Mustang 4.0L power window VIN: 1ZVFT80N85
The fix was done at the dealer. We could not find enough information on the system to correct the problem. a door lock cylinder anti theft switch [...] was replaced. thanks to all who replied. Again when you shut the car off WITH ALL WINDOWS ROLL...
1996 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6L heater core VIN: 1MELM62W3T
Thanks for all the replies, I tried everything before replacing the heater core, flushing, water pump, etc. Bit the bullet and replaced the heater core and blend door actuator motor. Vent temp increased by 30-40 degrees and maintained. Thanks for taking the ti...
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