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1987 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L Fuel gage VIN: 1FTDF15YXH
Hello fellow Aitn members i am have had this vehicle in my shop for a week and continue having problems... can anyone help?... The Fuel sending unit is shifting back and forth when vehicle is moving/ driving especially when coming to a stop. Both sending units...
1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTHX26F4V
hey guys, this diesel came in with extreme lack of maintenance, we found the fuel filter plugged, and running rough, we serviced the vehicle, new fuel filter and cleaned the injectors, oil change, also scanned, no codes, checked the inj. harness, etc. what hap...
1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTZX1769W
Hello all. I have this pick up with p0171 and p0174 lean codes for both bank 1 & 2. When I smoke test I found a leak at the EGR. The smoke was coming out the vent holes under the diaphragm. Is this a common thing?
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Power Train Control Modlule VIN: 2FMZA5148X
The customer complains no start. Started one morning it stumbled, smoothed out, then quit, been no start since. The PCM will not comunicate other computer will. Turn the key on and the theft light will begin flashing quickly. Further inspections have found tha...
2000 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP58S3Y
first visit. customer arrived with c.e.l on no driveability sypmtoms. retrieved dtc's po174 and po171. lean codes. smoke test found bad pcv hose assembly. replaced. noticed fuel filter old, replace for maintenance reasons being it was related. cleaned mass air... Trouble codes: P0174, P0171
2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Cylinder Head VIN: 2FTRX18L6Y
We are looking at removing the right side cylinder head to remove a failed spark plug repair insert that has fallen into cylinder #4. The first step in alldata is to remove the engine. Book time is 17-20 hrs to do this. We have heard of techs lifting the cab o...
2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAHP56S02
vehicle has a very slight miss fire at start up for only a couple seconds then smooths out. cylinders 3 and 4 have a very weak spark at the time compared to all others. i scoped out primary circuit and the wave pattern at ignition coil for cyl #4 and#3 does no... Trouble codes: P0352
2003 Ford Econoline E350 Super Duty 7.3L Starting VIN: 1FDSS24FX3
need some help from diesel ford techs customer is complaining of dead battery after sitting so i need to know how to properly check for battery draw on this system with duel batterys i know you have to check with amp meter i staying between 200 and 300 milliam...
2004 Ford E-350 Club Wagon XL 5.4L none VIN: 1FBSS31L14
This vehicle has become the bane of my existence, The symptom is, when hard braking at slow speeds (i.e. coming to a stop sign), I have a strong pull to the right. It is such that if you let go of the steering wheel while braking, the wheel will turn almost 18...

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1990 Ford F-250 Custom 5.8L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTHX25G6L
thanks all for the info. dealer did not know anything about this until i provided part numbers. if it wasnt for you good people i never would have been able to find these add on check valves and fix the vehicle. there is no switching valve as some suggested on...
1996 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEE14YXT
for starters this truck is not fixed,due to time limits on post i have to close this at this time,what has happened so far,i monitored amp load on pin 91 with amp probe,the reading was .990 while code sets,the scantool at that time shows .o2amps.i then figured... Trouble codes: P0141.
1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L convertor VIN: 1FAFP52U6W
2002 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L lifters VIN: 1FTZR45E72
got it fixed. thanks to Shannon, James and Dave for their time. replies siad look for restriction in oil galley. problem was lack of restriction to tensioner not allowing lifters to pump up. with intake removed there's a little plug next to tensioner. got hard...
2003 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Air bag light VIN: 1FAFP34P03
Well I think this one is going to the dealer. I hate to even say that. I also forgot to mention that at this point there are no codes when I scan the computer with my motis. It seems like there is a problem with the control module and it might need to be repla...
2003 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L pats, crank no start VIN: 1FMU16W33L
HI: New ecm repaired the truck, have to send it to dealer to flash VID. On old control unit where connector 175b plugs in ecm there is internal problem with pins, pushing on connector will disable theft light from blinking with ignition off. I got four repli...
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