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1996 Ford Probe GT 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1ZVLT22B8T
Hello fellow techs,this FORD PROBE was towed to our shop,cranking and no start,fuel pressure was ok,cranking vacuum was also good,but the spark plug wired were in bad shape,i was getting good spark out of dist cap, so got a new motor craft plugs and wires,also...
1997 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMCU24XXV
customer had misfire code 3 and 6 replaced coil wires and plugs themselves. now car for last two days took 15 mins of key cycling to start. off to start. car cranks the whole time but no start. as of now can not duplicate problem. everything else checks out Trouble codes: B1352
1999 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L steering wheel VIN: 1FTYR14XOX
customer is complaining of a poping noise over small bump (parking lot) and @ low speed (15 ta 25 mph) i can get it too make the noise @ same lot & cant hear it @ highway speeds the noise sounds like the gm itermediate shaft no grease cond.
1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L 4x4 shift motor VIN: 1FTRX18L1X
Hello all, This F150 is giving me fits;got a code p1815 (tran 4wd mode select sht gnd) as an ondemand code from the gem module but MOD seems to have let me down here,no info.that I can find. Also there are GEM codes in memory P1832 ( see service manual) and p...
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNX21F72
OK, here's one that's givingme a headache. Truck was towed in for a no start, checked fuel pressure- 60 PSI. Hooked up scanner- VPWR-11.6 volts, RPM 180, ICP 262. Fuel PW 5.034, Vref-4.99. I saw the low ICP readings and took a gamble and put an IPR on it. No c... Trouble codes: 1211 (Low ICP)
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FMZU73W82
Hope you Ford guys can shed some light on this one. It missfires under load on highway but shows no missfire counts or codes. It will also stall at idle after warm. It idles fine and then just shuts off. Starts right up and may not do it again for several minu... Trouble codes: 1336 (crank sensor circuit)
2002 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L Battery VIN: 1FTZR45E22
Hello Ford Techs. I have an electrical short in this truck that kills the battery in 4 hrs flat. I have disconnected everything I think would affect this problem. I've connected my labscope in series on the negative side on the battery post and battery cable. ...
2003 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L vibration VIN: 2FTRX17W53
Hi all need help on this one. This truck came to us with the trans cooked and almost locked up. We replaced the trans with a rebuilt unit complete with torque convertor. Since replacement the truck has a vibration that can be felt throughout the truck. The vib...
2003 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L dome light VIN: 2FMZA50493
Hi Ford guys, This one has me puzzled. The light on the dash lights up as if a door was open, however, the dome and the cargo lights do not come on. They will turn on manually at the light switches and the dimmer switch. There is 12 volts at both pins 2 and 3...
1993 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L Cruise Control VIN: 1LNLM91V2P
Hello all, and thanks for your help in advance. This vehicle has an inoperative cruise control. I checked the fuses (Of course they were good) I then took the air bag off and checked the switches on the wheel with an ohm meter to make sure they would turn on ...
2000 Lincoln Continental 4.6L steering gear, lines,pump. VIN: 1LNHM97V0Y
this car came in for a rattle noise when ever there is a load on the power steering. eg. idling in the shop with wheels on the ground, turning slightly to load pump. there is a rattle and a pulsation you can feel in the pump and the high pressure line. it can ...
2003 Lincoln Town Car Executive L 4.6L Compressor VIN: 1LNHM84W93
Hello all, We have several of these vehicles in our fleet. This one came in with a/c inop. Of course the first thing I do is to hook up the a/c machine to see if the system has freon. Which in this case, it does. Removed the clutch relay and jumped the connec...
1999 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2MEFM75W4X
customer called in for no start problem.went to customers house and replaced #12 maxi-fuse.drove car to shop.started checking over,found fuse would blow when ign. was in run,not start.pulled wiring diagram,started checking resistances on circuit no problems fo... Trouble codes: P1451 (evap system vent control valve fault)

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1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FMDU32E9V
Well everyone, after trying most of the suggested topics with no change, KISS came into my head as was suggested. I changed the plugs with OE plugs from ford and problem solved. I couldn't believe it. The truck runs strong and the fuel trim is perfect. Th... Trouble codes: P0301, P0304.
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L noise from left front wheel area VIN: 1FTNX21F41
Thanks to all of you for your help on this vehicle. Most of you had the correct fix for the vehicle but special thanks to Nick [...] from Ohio for the explanation. Noise was coming from the left from but the right front needle bearings were bad in the hub as...
2003 Ford E-350 7.3L Mechanical VIN: 1FDWE35F43
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