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1996 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.0L Rear Air VIN: 1FDEE14NXS
Van has front and rear air conditioning. Rear air blower will not blow, checked the 50 amp fuse in the power box under hood, it is good. Front ac blows and cools fine. Unable to locate other fuses or power coneections in rear, but haven't taken trim apart.
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1997 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L coolant resevoir VIN: 1FDJE30FIV
coolant has dark like substance in resevoir had coolant system flushed no milky substance on oil dip stick no symptoms of blown head gasket coolant look clear for about one week then substance came back what could be the problem and what could be this substanc...
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1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L fuel guage VIN: 1FALP6533W
Customer complaint is when tank full reads empty, then when driving goes to full and when empty reads3/4. Customer has replaced inst. cluster with known good one and tryed a fuel sender. When we tryed a sender it didn't matter if we reversed wiring. All the fl...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTNF20L3X
Vehicle misfires pretty badly under light load/cruising speed. Spark plugs have been replaced; codes have been cleared; monitors have been run. I cannot get the vehicle to misfire in the shop. So, Ford Techs - requesting the best way to drive vehicle in order ...
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2000 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU60X4Y
fellow members, hope you can give me some direction. this truck keeps setting rich codes. unusual on fords as it is normally lean codes. tried a new fuel pressure regulator, but did not change. no similar posts in archives. no tsbs either. tested for vacuum le... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175
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2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L Engine VIN: 1FAFP4046Y
This car came in for presumably an engine missfire but after some inspection I determined it was more of an engine vibration from 1200-2500 rpm in park or neutral. When I power brake the engine in Park or Reverse Vibration goes away... I can still feel the vib...
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2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L power assist VIN: 2FAHP71W93
power steering assist was good after initial rack change, that was one month ago, two weeks later car came back with hard steering as if no assist was evident.changed rack again thinking was defective, ran good for two days and symptom came back.now three rack...
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1997 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L Electronic VIN: 76DJ3NBN09
hi guy i had this car came in blow hot air when a/c panel is on max a/c compressor kick on hi and low read perfect seem like blend door stuck on heat side check power and ground to blend dooor motor are good i remove motor manually move door back and forth eas...
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2002 Mercury Cougar 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZWHT61L52
I haven't had to post a request in some time but I have one that is giving me a little trouble and I thought I would pick some brains over the weekend before I dive back into it Monday. This Cougar has an intermittent slight misfire on # 1 cylinder mainly at ... Trouble codes: P0301
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1988 Ford F-150 Custom 5.8L No Start VIN: 1FTEX14HXJ
thanks to all who replied. kirk may have a point with a possible bad ground. michael mentioned the possibility of two different modules although the same module was in before it started to do it. robert had a similar problem with a 93 but it didn't help fix...
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1993 Ford Mustang LX 2.3L Starting VIN: 1FACP44MXP
well we replaced the starter and it fixed the problem.i dont completely understand why it would crank fine with the coils disconected i guess it just took the load off without spark.thanks to everyone who responded
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1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP57U4T
I received a lot of usfull information but in this case we found that the fuel injector on cyl 1 would stick at certain times causing the misfire. We motor vac the car and now the car has not had a problem in 2 weeks. At this point in time I feel that we hav... Trouble codes: P0301.
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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L master cylinder VIN: 2FMZA5144W
Thanks to all that responded the fix was as was said the ABS control valve system and the dealer did not even find the prblem. Thanks to all the customer also thanks to all that helped us with this...Thanks Randy
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2003 Ford Excursion XLT 6.0L Rear a/c air flow VIN: 1FMSU41P13
Well, thanks for the help. All replies lead to ductwork in headliner coming loose. After looking again I suspect this is the problem. Duct up to the point where it enters the headliner has very good air flow. Customer does not want to pursue at this time so wi...
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2000 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L loss of power VIN: 2MEFM75W9Y
I WOULD LIKE TO START BY FIRST THANKING EVERYBODY WHO REPLIED WITH SOME SUGGEST. EVEN THOUGH NOBODY HIT THIS ONE ON THE HEAD I'DE LIKE TO LET EVERYONE KNOW WHAT I WENT THROUGH SO IF SOMEONE IN THE FUTURE SEES THIS POST HOPEFULLY IT WILL HELP THEM. NOW THE CAUS...
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