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1986 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FTDF15N4G
I have this 86 f150 with no start concern, check fuel psi 0 check spark (good). I hooked up a jumper wire to ground and at the fuel pump test terminal at DLC connector and now I have 40 psi of fuel pressure. truck runs, dissconnect ground wire while truck is r... Trouble codes: 31 (egr), 42 (ego not switching)
1995 Ford F-350 XL 7.5L radiator VIN: 2FTHF36G6S
this has been baffling all involved this was a preveously rebuilt engine 3 years ago by another shop. It came to us last fall running overheating, we put on a water pump and fan clutch. no help. replaced the radiator no help. The customer needed the truck so h...
1996 Ford Contour GL 2.0L ignition fuse VIN: 1FALP6539T
got this one for a no start. ignition/drl fuse was blown. it is fuse #4 in the underhood fuse panel. it protects the alternater, ignition coil and the pcm power relay. put in new fuse and it ran fine for approx 1 hour, tried to find reason for blown fuse (none...
1996 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.9L blinkers VIN: 1G50K0G441
replaced blinker switch and checked grounds.Put on flashers work fine.but as soon as blinkers put on blows fuse.checked wireing around colum and bulbs look fine.
1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2FMZA5142W
Hello, thank you all in advance. This 98 Windstar came in with a Code P0340 continuous KOEO. Removed CMP and found the magnet part gone and the vane on the housing mangled. Replaced both but we had no special tool for setting the CMP timing. Also I don't see a...
2004 Ford F F650 6.0L no shift, no speedometer VIN: 3FRNF65J64
I have a prolink scanner with the allison trans software and found no codes. I have hand over hand the harness looking for any harness problem and found none. I can't find a schematic on this truck. I have big truck mitchell and it kind of skips around this da...
2000 Lincoln Continental 4.6L tcc VIN: 1LNHM97V6Y
this car came in months ago, and had a slipping problem. we rebuilt it and in ten miles the check trans light came on with a p1744 code. we pulled the valve body and found the pump shaft seals were torn up and the pump shaft sleeve was torn up along with the b...
1996 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Idle Surge VIN: 1MELM62W4T
Car has a bit of a low idle & also a rhythmic surge at the same time when warm. Worse in gear . Drives fine going down the road . Fuel trims are running right about 0 .Near perfect. MAF is running 7-8 gps in neutral & 5-6 in gear . All other sensor readings ...
1998 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L motor mounts VIN: 1MELM6535W
Car came in with rattling noise. Replaced all 4 motor mounts with OEM parts from dealer. Noise still coming from the timing belt side. With air-condition on, the noise gets worse. Any help from Ford tech would be greatly appreciated.

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1998 Ford E-350 Econoline XL 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWE37L4W
Firstly, Thank you everybody for your help. Some of the tests that I did. I forgot to mention was that fuel presure was at specs, KOEO and KOER, each time the van was here I cleaned the MAF sensor and check for vacumm leaks with smoke machine I olso noticed th... Trouble codes: P0171 (System too lean bank 1), P0174 (System too lean bank 2).
1998 Ford F-150 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMD6EGW2W
Hi : Sorry for the late reply. I was expecting the customer will come back for further testing but having seen the car yet,so no information i can provide right now. However,i received few good suggestions which will help me in the future. Thanks for helping... Trouble codes: P0304 (cylinder number 4 misfire), P0133 (oxygen sensor bank i sensor 1 slow respones).
2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L convertor VIN: 1FMYU04192
Unfortunately we don't have a fix on this one. the customer took the vehicle to the dealer to flash computer (wouldn't run rediness monitors for egr or evap) and we haven't seen it since. As lance suggested we checked and changed fuel filter.While this seem...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSW215X5
well thanks to everyone for responding especially nick from ohio. I sent the truck to ford to reflash computer and they couldn't they told me the computer was bad from the failed coils burning up the coil drivers in the coil driver module so they replaced the ... Trouble codes: P0104, P0351, P0356, P0506.
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