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1990 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FTEF14N5L
hey guyes,this truck is possesed, will start and run fine and all of a sudden die like key was turned off,fuel pressure stayes steady and hold's, i noticed when engine hot and stall's you can hear injectors pulsing rapidly untill key is turned off.of course th...
1998 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2FAFP71W1W
hi teem this is a police car that came in running rough,i found #4 cylinder was not firing, intake manifold was cracked at the heater hose port causing coolant to run down on #4 coil & plug. after correcting the problem the car ran fine, after the eng. warms...
2000 Ford Windstar 3.8L Accelerator Pedal VIN: 2GMZA5140Y
Hi iATN, thanks in advance for the help. 2000 Ford Windstar, customer is complaining of loose accelerator pedal. It is loose. I can pull up on the pedal about 2". I replaced the throttle cable thinking it would cure the problem because both connections were go...
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTWW33F1Y
Hi I have captured a 2000 powerstroke. It came in with an oil leak. I checked all the usual spots, lines ipr. I was unable to see exactly where the leak was coming from. It was leaking under the hpop somewhere. I removed the pump and inspected npf. I replaced ...
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Speedometer VIN: 1FDWX37F61
Looking for some information on how this speedometer circuit works. Alldata has very poor coverage on this circuit. I can tell you that the signal comes from the rear diff. speed sensor and goes to the ebcm. From there it goes to cruise module, Gem and speedo....
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)
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FTNXZ1F92
This truck has a problem only on cold start now. Came in originally for a poor running problem for an extended time in the morning. Found code 1211 in memory. When the problem occurred the fuel pressure was very high (2000psi @ idle) and the inj cnt. % was sli... Trouble codes: 1211 (Fuel pressure low/high)
2004 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FMZU72K04
Found codes listed above after vehicle was towed in. Vehicle quits intermittently and will start after in sits over night. It started right up for me and I pulled the codes which I cannot see how any of them would cause the engine to die except possibly the pa... Trouble codes: P0430 (Catalyst system efficiency below threshold B2), P0581 (Cruise control multi-function input A circuit high), P0620 (Generator control circuit), B1600 (Pats ign key transponder signal ls not received)

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1991 Ford E-150 Econoline Custom 5.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FDEE14H3M
Thanks to all for the help...the ground location is under the dash on the left side near the fuel tank switch. Will be checking this out in the next day or so. Trouble codes: 95 (fuel pump power to pump circuit open), 96 (fuel pump ground circuit open).
1992 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L Hesitation, Misfire, no power VIN: 2MECM74W3N
Plugs and wires seemed to help, until vehicle died completely after about 15 miles. Ignition module got it running, and all has been well for a week. When we unbolted the ignition module backing from the fender well it was corroded to about half its original t...
1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZWFT61L1X
Thanks to all that replied. Everyone put my mind at ease that I wasn't missing something but I had checked everything that you guys mentioned. So corey wins with his reply about the car not being worth both cats and the rest of the work I told her it was going... Trouble codes: P0420, P0430.
2003 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L electrical connector VIN: 4M2DU86K83
Thanks for all the help replies we received. The reason Ford couldn't get the harness is the tag was missing from ours. We had another truck come in and got the harness part number off of it and they found a harness. About $120.00, it's a shame they cann't loo...
2004 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L Cuts out VIN: 4M2ZU86E44
The car still runs great, it just cuts off now and then with the cruise control on... I checked everything I can think of, wiring, codes... nothing! I think its in the ECM, customer wants to drive until it gets really bad then he will bring it back. Sorry ...
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