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1996 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.8L Reverse VIN: 1FBJS31H3T
Hello all, Does the timing control valve plunger go into the VB before or after the springs? Does anyone have a fluid diagram they could send me for this trans? NoData has NOTHING, ATSG has NOTHING. I really need a fluid diagram. I got this E4OD that was r...
1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMCUZ2X6V
The p0466 is apparenly set when the FTP(fuel tank pressure) voltage doesn't drop off when a small amount of vacuum should be applied to the tank through the evap/purge lines and the canisters. The code was stored in memory when the explorer came in. I did KOEO... Trouble codes: P0466
1998 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP52UOW
brought veh. to me for leaking wp. now veh won't start, fuel prss good and have spark. no codes.

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1995 Ford Escort LX 1.9L revese gear VIN: 3FASP11J7S
I guess I have bad luck. Turns out the new (used) trans. had the same problem as the original. Got another unit and ok now. While shifting on the bench good trans. locked in real solid and bad transmisions did go forward but didn't lock real good. Sounds lik...
1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Unknown VIN: 2FMZA5142W
I did replace the HCU and works perfect. Thanks to all who replied.
1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L lacks power VIN: 1FTZR15VXX
Hello all, All except 1 said my backpressure was too high. However I was able to get a known good vehicle to drive and I measured backpressure on it and it was almost as high. The bad vehicle had 7-8 PSI at WOT acceleration driving on the road. The know...
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L Unknown VIN: 1FTSF31S1Y
Thanks for the responses-I didn't do anything else to the truck. Didn't want to spend more $ without solid evidence that it would help. The general feeling from those that responded was that it is just the normal for this truck. Customer not so sure but I trie...
2007 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L courtesy lamps VIN: 2FAHP71W37
I've gotten many good replies to this, several of which aren't listed on iATN. I'll summarize briefly: The Police (P71 package) Crown Vics in the past, up to around 2004 from what I've gathered, have used a jumper wire arrangement near the glove box to disable...
2000 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L wipers VIN: 1LMDA514XT
Thanks to the fellow techs who responded to my post. Your help was appreciated. Here is how the vehicle was fixed. I called a good customer of ours to come in so I could test his wiper system. His is a 99 town car, but has the same set up as the 00's. In delay...
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