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1994 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L prake pedal VIN: 1FTHX25K7R
we have been bleeding this brake system for hours now trying to get the sinking pedal to stiffen up. i was wondering if any one has had similar problems with this situation, any suggestions?
1998 Ford F-250 Lariat 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTPX28W3W
i need a little help w/ this one truck came in w/ misfire #8 leak down showed intake leak 0 compression. we sent the head out and reinstalled. now has misfire #6 and #7 cranking compression 125 to 130 running compression drops to 50 lbs. approx. any ideas ? do... Trouble codes: P0306, P0307
2000 Ford Excursion XLT 6.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMNU40S1Y
hello, i have this vehicle that came in with codes p0174,p0306,p0307 and runs rough cold or hot, in and out of gear. Using the ford scanner and watching the power balance graph, cylinders 6,7,8,9,10 all have slight misfires 6 and 7 being the worst. my fuel pre... Trouble codes: P0174, P0307, P0306, P0300
2001 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10U61
Hi Guys, This one is kicking my butt. This ranger constantly runs rich. O2s are staying high and fuel trims are at -20 or higher long & short trim. Coolant and air temp are normal. Mass Airflow at 1V at idle and reponds as expected. Injector Pulse Width aroun...
2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L blower resister VIN: 1FAFP53U42
car came in 6 mounths ago only had hi blower speed.tested system found bad resister.replaced came back two days ago with same problem,warranty resister,started car everything was fine for about ten minutes then resister went bad again.found tsb ab...
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L vehicle speed data VIN: 3FTNF20L14
I have a 2004 Ford F250 that the overdrive light flashes with in few minutes of starting vehicle at idle in park or any gear. As soon as this happens vehicle shift hard when driving. At first I had code for rear abs sensor and abs light and ses light on with o...
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L knocking noise right bank VIN: 1FTPW14585
I have seen about 4 other trucks with the same noise. I performed the tsb about the cam phasers and the same noise is still there. Any sugestions. Anyone?
2000 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L cooling fans VIN: 1MEFM53U9Y
Both cooling fans won't run when engine heats up and when a/c is turned on they still don't run.I hot wired both fans and they run.There is a resistor that sits on cross over frame under the fan shroud,do they have problems with these? Switched low and high fa...

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1995 Ford Escort LX 1.9L cooling system fan VIN: 1FASP14J3S
Howdy, I am going to call this one done. I was amazed at the quick responses I received considering I made the post on Mothers Day. As suggested by an overwhelming majority, I was not getting the vehicle hot enough to start the fan circuit. These systems are...
1997 Ford Aspire 1.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: KNJLT05H0V
Thank you for the replies that I received. I couldn't find a new maf sensor for this vehicle. I did find another used one that fixed most of the problem. The values of the second used maf were closer to what they were supposed to be. I did have some week exhau...
2005 Ford E-250 5.4L No Start, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTNE24L76
2006 Ford Crown Victoria LX Sport 4.6L cooling fan VIN: 2FAFP74W06
Thanks to all who posted! Many of you said to look at the trans temp. You guys were right. The trans cooler was partially plugged causing the trans temp to be too high. Sometimes we forget how integrated all the systems of a vehicle are!
1993 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L Air Suspension VIN: 1LNLM81W9P
THanks to all that replied. I cut the wire. customer is happy!!!
1996 Mercury Villager (Van) GS 3.0L No Start VIN: 4M2OVV11W3
Well this beast runs now.Here is what we did. We had 2 people working on this.After being told by one tech that we had a waveform from dist. to ecm I went and checked it and found no waveform for cam from dist. to ecm. So I installed new dist. Still no start b...
2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L charging VIN: 4M2ZU86W42
Well after charging the battery (it checked good by the way, I forgot to add that) I had the alternator checked off the vehicle and it checked good. I put it back on, and this time it had all proper voltages and was charging fine. It's been a little over a wee...
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