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1992 Ford Taurus GL 3.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, long crank VIN: 1M4ZV53X9Z
Greetings: Have this taurus giving fits. Intermittant crank no start. Intermittant die at idle (in shop). Fine on test drive. Problem occurs cold or hot. When problem exists no spark nor injector pulse exists. Tried ignition module but still no start. Have not...
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Oil Pressure Problem VIN: 1FTDX1867V
Truck came into the shop with a belt noise problem, it looked like the outer ring on the balancer had moved back wards into the cover. The front cover has a wear mark, and possibly a crack extending from the seal hole towards the passenger side of the motor ab...
1995 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC 4.6L Suspension VIN: 1LNLM91V4S
Hey guys i have a 95 lincoln mark 8 check air suspension light on abs light on trac light on i did a oil pan and now all lights on any reset procedure help please

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1992 Ford F-250 Custom 5.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTHX25H1N
WOW im calling this one a fix... the culprit was a timing chain that had so much slack that the timing was off as much as at least 2 teeth... rempaced chain and gears and whala truck is running better... noticed a lot of sludge in the timing area of the motor....
1995 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L engine vacuum VIN: 1FALP52U6S
Sorry, but this one has been put on the back burner for a while. Most replies confirmed what I suspected. The intake gaskets are probably sucked in. I appreciate the replies. I have been very busy and since I am a one man shop things can get very hectic at tim...
1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, stumbles VIN: 1FMEU18W9V
I'm sorry I can't post this as a fix, but the customer works for a parts house and wants to try to get his own parts. the most likely thing, and the general consensus for the cause of the problem, is cat restriction. when I tested the other side, i found tha... Trouble codes: P****.
1997 Ford Probe GT 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZVLT22B1V
we were unable to repair this vehicle,all testing indicated engine was running to lean,we rechecked for vacuum leaks with smoke machine,found none,we did find a slight vacuum in crankcase.we found if we removed the pcv valve and blocked it off you could feel a... Trouble codes: P1170, P1173, P0134, P0154.
1998 Ford Ranger Splash 3.0L speedo VIN: 1FTYR11U0W
we ended up sending the truck back to the dealer and they reprogrammed it again for free. problem solved!
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Power Train Control Modlule VIN: 2FMZA5148X
The issue has been found, the VRef line was infact shorted. The short was traced and found to the a/c dual pressure switch. After disconnection that sensor the PCM came online and appears to be fine. The now runs.. Thank You to everyone for the help.
2005 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Engine VIN: 5LMFU28575
Thanks to all who replied with helpful advice on replacing an engine in a 05 Navigator. I was able to do it with body on frame. I had to take the intake off like someone mentioned in order to get enough clearance to clear the firewall and to thread my bolts in...
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