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1991 Ford E-150 Econoline Custom 5.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FDEE14H3M
Hello fellow Techs...this one has haunted me for a while...brought in on the hook for a no run condition. As always it starts after the tow truck ride. Finally got a no run situation in the shop and no fuel from rear tank to the junction block (black round par... Trouble codes: 95 (fuel pump power to pump circuit open), 96 (fuel pump ground circuit open)
1994 Ford Taurus SHO 3.2L compressor VIN: 1FALP54PXR
The compressor only has 8.5- 9.5v and does not always engage. jumped 12v to the compressor and it will engage. The compressor gap is .038. It will engage if you push on the clutch. should the compressor get more voltage from the control box mounted on the radi...
1996 Ford Contour GL 2.0L vibration VIN: 1FALP6536T
this countour has a major vibration at idle. it belongs to a regular customer and has had this vibration for some time. the vibration is a harmonic type vibration that you get when engine mounts are bad. it smooths out as you drive. the vibration is mainly at ...
1999 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L Stall, Hard start VIN: 1FTYR10C7X
Vehicle came in with engine kicking back during cranking. It had broken multiple starters. Also tip in acceleration will kick back like it is crosswired or out of time and will stall. It will not do this if the throttle is slowly opened. Delco Tech line had ...
1999 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L runs hot VIN: 1FDXF46SBX
this one has me puzzuled. tihs ford came into the shop running hot. we replaced the water pump, thermostat, and flushed the cooling system. we even disconected the exhaust pipe and it still runs hot. but here's the kicker---it only runs hot after driving down ...
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Mechanical VIN: 1FDWF37F6Y
Thanks in advance for the help. Truck came in 3 months ago for a brake pull. Brakes were not that old and rotors were ok. I replaced with loaded calipers and test drove and pull was gone. Fast forward to today and truck came in with left pull and runout shudde...
2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Alt. voltage VIN: 1FAFP34P6Y
Alternator light comes on after 5 or 6 seconds from start up. I bought this car not running from a girl that ran into something, busted the radiator and overheated it. It had a new alt. on it when I got it. After head repairs the first start up the alt light c...
2002 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 7.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, falls on its face VIN: 1FDXF46F83
Hello all. Have an F450 pickup with a utility chassis we use here at the LAFD. Problem is either hot or cold. Start vehicle either hot or cold. Can be driving or just moving from a cold start. If you're stopped and you go to hit the gas, there's nothing. It ju... Trouble codes: P0122 (AP gas pedal sensor circuit low), P0603 (PCM KAM keep alive memory test failure)
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTNW21SX4
Hey guys I havent asked for help in a while but I have this truck that is throwing me for a loop. I installed a new ford engine in this truck and now I have a rough idle and misses in park until it hits aboit 3000 rpms. It doesnt miss once you get it off idle ...
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX14515
after completing the tune found that the root cause of symptoms was due to collapsed timing chain tensioner so replaced the whole set now on decel warm engine runs rough and nearly stalls set p0022 cam erro on left side ranges from +60 to -40 rt side +2 to -3c... Trouble codes: P0022
1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZWFT61L1X
Hi guys I have a problem I never ran into and I'm hoping someone has. This vehicle has both bank 1 and bank 2 cat efficiency codes (po420&430). The post cat o2's are switching fast like a bad cat. My problem is there is a tsb for a reflash. So my question is i... Trouble codes: P0420, P0430

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1997 Ford lincoln 4.6L happen sometimes VIN: 1LNLM97V7V
Thank you to those who spend time to help. I replace good iac and good MLCS for tran. But it did not help. When I put in gear at idle, it die. Engine run great... Think the tran is the problem. Advice owner rebuilt tran, and owner decline repair. Owner bring t...
1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Rear Brake Lock up VIN: 1FTZX18W5W
I replaced the right drum & Removed the parking brake struts for a couple of weeks to see if this takes care of it. Not sure if that is going to fix. Time will tell. Thanks to all for all your help.
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTNX20P64
First of all, thank you for all the replies. Eveyone that posted was right about on it. The high pressure oil rail was leaking under one of the injectors, we finally tested it properly by making a fitting to screw into the oil rail as suggested by alot of you ... Trouble codes: P2290.
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTNW21P34
Hi and thanks, we sent this to the dealer and it was #3 injector. It was done under warranty. thanks again George
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