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1992 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTCR15X6N
ok hello everbody thanks in advance for any help provided don^T know where else to turn.first thing we did read codes none came up said system checked fuel pressure both running and not both in specs.drop down test for regulator and leaking injecto...
1995 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L Front Brakes VIN: 1FDKE30F0S
Hello everyone. We have a Ford E-350 Ambulance package with four wheel antilock - customer compliant brake pull to the right. Road test revealed braking action under hard braking conditions was normal (with the exception of rotor shake) the first time brakes w...
1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMDU34X7S
vehicle towed in with no start condition. check fuel pressure at 38psi ok. check spark ok, checked injector pulse none. replaced with good ecm now have injector pulse, but vehicle still won't start. spray starter fluid in throttle body and vehicle starts. any ...
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L MIL Lamp on, Lacks power VIN: 1FTSW31F1F
Hi diesel techs! I have this 99 Powerstroke that came in with a serious lack of power. It seriously took 5 minutes to get up to 40 mph. I had some turbo boost codes and we checked those but came up with nothing. We cut off the catalytic conveter and it was abo... Trouble codes: P0476 (Exhaust pressure control valve performance), P1247 (Turbo boost pressure low)
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L outside temp display,milage for fuel display VIN: 1FTNX21F5X
got one here that we just replaced the transmission on last week. now the outside temp display stays at 17 degrees, the fuel mileage guage stays at 462 miles to empty, and the transmission temp stays at 125 degrees. any help would be greaty appreciated... of c...
2002 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Air Bag Light VIN: 2FMZA50462
The Air Bag Light is on and flashing code 16, Scan tool code B2290. Has anyone fixed this code? It refers to passenger seat sensor. I am aware of ford TSB 03 5 4 which uses a scanner brand which I don't have. I have OTC. When I follow along in their bulletin t...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNW21P73
truck was towed in overnight. according to customer he was cruising down the road towing a trailer and it just quit. Had code p0232 and p0266 fuel pump circuit, and cylinder inbalance. Po266 is a misfire, cylinder #3, the code is for #2 but I can watch #3 fall... Trouble codes: P0232 (fuel pump circuit in active), P0266 (cylinder inbalance cylinder 2)
2003 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FMDU75WX3
I need a Ford guy to explain to me how the fuel pressure regulator works on this. It has a fuel pressure regulator on the rail, but the return line comes out the filter. The system loses pressure very fast and has an extended crank first thing in the morning, ...
2005 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Fuel Smell VIN: 1FTPW12546
Fuel smell in cab when coming to down to a stop. When the EVAP solenoid on the firewall is unplugged there is no smell. There was raw fuel at solenoid when first inspected. Vehicle has been in an accident and bed was removed for repair. I am familiar with this...
2005 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L electric window VIN: 1ZVFT82HX5
I have very little experience with Fords but I am trying to help out a fellow tech who has always been willing to help.He has a customer with a very well kept like new 05 Mustang. When the drivers door is opened the window drops a 1/4 inch like it is susposed ...
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSX21536
Need some help. This truck is begining to be irritating. Here is the issue. Truck was in a couple months ago with a failed fuel pump. Truck has no provision for checking fuel pressure. Instead scanner displays desired and actual fuel pressure. At that time des... Trouble codes: P0174
1999 Mercury Villager (Van) Estate 3.3L No Start VIN: 4M2XV11T1X
This was towed to my shop from another one . Cranks but will not start, computer can not ground fuel pump relay .If I ground relay it will start up . All my grounds have high resistance I have cleaned several grounds and tried running new ones from battery . I...
2000 Mercury Cougar 2.5L No Start VIN: 1ZWFT61L6Y
Customer vehicle came in for no start. Initial inspection showed no fuel pressure, but 12V running to pump at harness under rear seat and 12V return voltage. Grounds appeared stable at harness. There was another wire which carries 11.2V, roughly, but I am not ...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1995 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.0L Vaccum Door motor
Everyone shared the same information I suspected of having a vac leak. At this point the case must get closed un fixed because the customer left back out for Florida. We did have a chance to check the diaphrams and they were all good and we tried to install a ...
1999 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZR15X3X
Thanks to all who offered help. checked all ideas offered. Barry and Marvin hit right on the head. removed upper plenum again and found egr ports all clogged except cylinder #4. cleaned all ports and replaced egr valve. runs almost like a new one and idles gre... Trouble codes: P0304.
2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Battery VIN: 1FMZU72E82
Thank you to all that replied.After all parasitic draw tests load tests etc.I found that the battery had a couple bad cells.I replaced the battery and have been starting this one every other day all is well.Thanks again, Brian
1994 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L caliper VIN: 1LNLM81W6R
thanks to all who replied, i checked your recommendations and we did find the old master cylinder had leaked into the booster about a pint of fluid, no external leak showing. replaced booster and drove for two weeks now with no problems. i would recommend when...
1994 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6L electronic shift VIN: 1MELM62W6R
replaced mass air flow and vehicle has not came back with any complaints. transmission shift points cleared up and overall drive ability came around thank you all
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