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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...
1995 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L abs module VIN: 2FMDA5143S
ABS engages on a non abs stop every time. It doesnt do it until you are almost at a complete stop. It has the springy type noise with a double pedal pulsation, that is normal, when abs kicks in, every time. The car came in on a wrecker with a bad engine, and a...
1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEF14YXT
Hello All, Looking for some input here. This truck has an MIL on with the 5 codes I listed below. While looking at data with the NGS the B2 fuel trim will max and sit there a little bit then go negative. After that B2 will work it's way up to +15 or 16 and bo... Trouble codes: P0133, P1131 (bank 1 sensor 1 lean), P1151 (bank 2 sensor 1 lean), P0385, P0174
1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L fuel gauge VIN: 1FMDU34E7V
I have this Explorer while driving the fuel gauge will fluctuate. It will go from half to about three quarters a tank. The gauge tested acurate with gauge tester. We replaced the slosh module which comes with a new fuel/temp gauge. The tank unit was replaced a...
2001 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L rear wiper motor VIN: 1FMEU16W91
please help. came in for water leak, resealed bottom half and had new windshield install with new moulding on top (missing). also cust complained of radio on and off and rear wiper inop. replaced gem module all works except rear wiper. have power at purp/yello...
2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L egr valve VIN: 1FMCU04102
no engine codes present just runnung rough .i suspect cat convertor or convertors plugged up .but any body seen the egr valve cast iron it self melt up . i consulted near by dealker ship they didnt see the egr melt like this.occasionaly the dpfe melt or the ho...
2005 Ford Freestar SES 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA57655
Replaced ECM because of water flooding out ECM (had codes P0715,P0717,P0340,P1270 at that time). Now the engine coolant temp sensor reads 102400 F and the codes listed are hard codes. Checked grey/red common wire to all issue sensors and it is fine. Has anyone... Trouble codes: P1288 (Cyl head temp sensor out of range), P1711 (TFT Sensor out of range), P0603 (Internal control mod Kam error)
1994 Mercury Cougar XR-7 3.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1MELM6241R
Vehicle came back this week with 5000 miles on it and what the customer said is the same problem as before. Vehicle has no codes and only has a running issue (Stumbles like a miss) when hot off idle to 1500rpm. Problem does not occur when cold. Check all readi...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1998 Ford Ranger Splash 4.0L MIL Lamp on, P0171 & P0174 VIN: 1FTYR14X2W
26 out of 26 replies all suggested the intake manifold and/or plenum gaskets. Five techs recommended observing fuel trims while spraying carb spray around suspected manifold gaskets (Pillip, Terry [...], Kenneth and Kevin), two techs recommended studying fre... Trouble codes: P0171 (Air fuel ratio too lean bank 1), P0174 (Air fuel ratio too lean bank 2).
1999 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L fuel gauge VIN: E3XZB38281
sorry took so long to close this, computer system has been down. when we removed the old fuel pump we found that the tray that is made into the bottom of the fuel tank had seperaterd from the bottom of the tank and was smaking the bottom of the fuel pump sendi...
2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTRX08L1Y
Thanks to all that replied, it was test 53 like all of you said. Thanks again
2001 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Flexplate VIN: 1FAFP36311
Well, I certainly appreciate all the help I received, and several of the responses were right on. We found the dowel pins missing. I'm guessing these pins were never present as there is no way both could have fallen out... The new ones are a press fit. We a...
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Stall VIN: 1FTWX32FX1
Thank you all for your input. Most all responses were c/shaft sensor or IDM module. It turns out the customer got a recall notice the same day I posted this help request.before I could contact him, the truck went to the dealership where they installed a c/shaf...
2003 Ford Econoline E350 Super Duty 7.3L Starting VIN: 1FDSS24FX3
1990 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 5.0L transmission VIN: F4UFKS7SKD
only needed checkball locations to complete repair.
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