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1993 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FACP42E8P
got this 93 stang gt 50 that will not start, car has been sitting for over a year. At first we had no fuel pressure, but replaced the fuel pump relay, now when I turn the key on I do get fuel pressure. When I crank I do have spark, fuel pressure but no pulse t...
1994 Ford F-350 XL 7.5L master cly VIN: 2FTHF36G4R
Hi everybody we replaced the clutch master and slave in this truck because it was bypassing inside. After we had no peddle. We found the master to be faulty so we got another one. Both were Ford parts. After that the peddle was very light and we could hardly f...
1994 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FBJS31H4R
We have this van here that idles rough.If you put a timing light on coil wire,when the moter cuts out for a second or two the timing light stops flashing.On road test,when you accel there is a slight hesitation.The timing light skipping leads me to believe the...
1995 Ford Escort LX 1.9L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FASP11J2S
Came in jerking while driving, under load, found bad wires, replaced and found idle is up and down.Scan data shows no MAF readings at idle or snap throttle.Fuel pressure is 32 at idle and 38 with regulater unpluged. Engine sounds fine just idleing up and down ...
1995 Ford Aspire 1.3L No Start VIN: KNJLT06HXS
Lady said car ran fine, shut it off restarted ran rough. next tine would not start. Came to me dead. Checked had no spark. Replaced cracked rotor and dist cap. Have spark. Still no start. Compession 125 fuel pressure 45-50 lbs Injectors pulse noid light Has ...
1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L calipers,pins VIN: 1FTZX18W8W
this truck has a click type noise from the front brakes only when appling brakes.parts have been replaced with aftermarket and then oe. only to be fixed for a little while.seems the pins and the guide hole keeps wearing and allows the caliper to cock causing t...
2000 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Converter clutch VIN: 1FMYU60X6Y
Easter greetings , My explorer has a code PO741 torque converter clutch system stuck off , customer complaint "slipping" .Driving the car with Ethos monitoring converter percentage of application indicates 0% at idle then changing with gear and throttle applic...
2000 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU74EXY
customer came in with a dead cylinder #3 we r&r the engine with a long block from ford after getting the truck running it was quite rough and on a road test would be very sluggish and pop and backfire - smells like rotten eggs - double checked all fuel injecto...
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L interior lights VIN: 3FTSW31L91
I need info or help: Interior dome, glovebox, cargo lite inoperative. Both power and ground wiring from light relay is good=all light bulbs good=replaced for good measure. # 14 fuse on panel good, volts on both ends. Light relay is good, but no volts from any ...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L 2-3 shift VIN: 1FMZU63E32
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this. This Explorer came in with the light on and a code P0745 stored for pressure control solenoid A. I drove the vehicle and the 2 to 3 shift drags out, then briefly slips and goes into 3rd. The OD light will begin t...
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L no crank VIN: 1FDR200000
No start. brought in from body shop , attempted theft left lock and cylinder damaged. Now the good stuff!!! key works normally but no start no crank. glow plug lite comes on and turns off like it should fuel pump turns on for a moment but won't crank. looked ...
2003 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX17W63
FOrd guys I really need some help on this problem child, this vehicle came in for smog check engine lamp was on for cyl #2 misfire, found defective coil and fouled spark plug, replaced coil and plug and continued testing, found bank #2 cats burned up which is ...
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L steering VIN: 1FTWW31P05
Steering effort / noise?? This truck has hydroboost. The steering is normal while driving around with the exeption of some minor whining (especially while brake/turning). Parking lot manuvers while braking make steering quite difficult (hard to get it in the s...
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTPW14546
Hey guys. I'm still having trouble with this one. This is what happened so far. Truck came in stalling, missing, rough. He had diesel mixed with gasoline in the tank so I cleaned it out. Also, he says he had no oil and added a couple of quarts, and he doesn't ...
2002 Lincoln LS 3.9L Cruise VIN: 1LNHM87AD2
I have this LS that the Cruise is inop. We have tried to run the self test to no avail. The cruise engage light on the dash will not light at any time even during bulb test at key on. So I pulled the cluster and ck'ed the bulb and it works?? I have tested the ...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1985 Ford F-250 XL 6.9L No Start VIN: 1FTHX2619F
The truck had a bad lift pump. I found it with all your help. In all this was a big disaster. The fuel pump had crapped out and I think, as was suggested by some that the injection pump was pulling all the fuel it needed. Once I changed the filter the seal ...
1999 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53S5Y
hello everyone sorry it took so long to reply. wanted to make sure the car was fixed, the problem was two things first was there was a bad connection going to the power dist box under the hood from the battery that was causing the 1260 code when cranking. the... Trouble codes: P1260 (theft deterent engine disable), B1600 (ign key transponder not received), 1232 (antenna not connected).
2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L engine VIN: 1FAFP5526Y
Thanks for all replies. Pretty much all said to look at cam sensor. I got looking and see several posts on these. Haven't got car back yet, sorry for delay. Also, gonna try the Dorman part, awfully reasonably priced through the local parts store. Thanks again
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L Stall, VIN: 1FTNX21SX3
2005 Lincoln LS Luxury 3.0L parking brake VIN: 1LNHM86S25
Hello all. Sorry so long before posting fix. wanted to make sure it was fixed before i posted. Vehicle has been gone 2 weeks now so i called customer they said all was well. Special thanks to William and Kristopher. William set me on track with the coolant val...
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