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1992 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L starter VIN: 2FALP74W3N
Hello All,Got this Crown Victoria thats giving us a fit.Vehicle came to us to install a used engine,customer locked up the engine in it.We got everthing done and we went to start up the car and when we just put the ignition in RUN position,the starter came on ...
2001 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Flexplate VIN: 1FAFP36311
Vehicle came in beginning of January with noise that was diagnosed as broken flexplate. We replaced with Motorcraft part. Vehicle came back in yesterday with similar noise that turned out to be a broken flexplate. After first repair vehicles running quality wa...
2002 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA51432
Trims are maxed out and we found vac leak only at runner shaft seal on front of lower intake manifold. My question is does any one know if the comlete lower must be replaced or can you purchase just the seal for the runner shaft? Thanks for any help you may p... Trouble codes: P0174
2002 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Transfer case. VIN: 1FMYU7UE72
My technitian ran a scan and came up with a P1891 and P1867 code. These codes indicate a "Transfer case contact plate Ground Open" and a "Transfer case contact plate general circuit failure". Alldata is not helping us at this point anyone have any idea what th...
2002 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10D02
No other DTC's Inadequate information available on 2.3 air induction system. Unclear of IMRC test procedure, location of IMRC components or even where intake runner valves are located. Trouble codes: P1537 (Intake Maniold Runner Control IMRC valve stuck open bank 1)
2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FTPW12524
hey got this 04 5.4 in the shop truck had code p022 checked out vct solinoid bad replaced started truk ran for about 10 minutes started misfiring bank2 5 =7 there is no code in there now checked coils ijectors plugs fuel all ok but vct still reading cam retard... Trouble codes: P0022
2005 Ford Freestyle Limited 3.0L Unknown VIN: 1FMZK06115
This vehicle has a constant velocity transmision with all wheel drive. The rear axle is locked to the rear drive shaft when wheel slippage is detected under high torque or wheel spin. When accerating hard or when turning hard under moderate acceleration loud c...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Transfer Case VIN: 1FMDU34XXT
I have not received an approval to repair the transfer case yet. But after the 8 helpful replies I received I will be taking it apart after approval from customer and checking for those common issues offered by those who replied. I do want to mention that the ...
1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU34E9W
We received many e-mails regarding poor idle of 98 Ford Explorer. Many of these e-mails stated lower intake manifold may be leaking. We were able to get the Truck repaired--we appreciate the information supplied.
2004 Ford Explorer NBX 4.0L engine VIN: 1FMZU73K94
Thanks for all your help, but this one is down the road. Customer has brought this vehicle back 2 times with what we thought would be fixes based on information from replies. First we ordered in a new Ford IAC by giving them the vin. We recieved a new Ford ...
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