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1988 Ford F-250 Custom 7.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTHX25G5J
i have this ford f250 with a 460, the vehicle intermittely stalls and will not start again after running and idling for about 5 minutes. when it runs it runs perfectly, after stalling it has no injector pulse or spark, i tried replacing module, distributer, co...
1991 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FTEF14N2M
customer came to us after having all these parts installed and still runs bad(doggy)...it drives like it is in two gears at once. it cant even drive up my drive on hoist.. timing has been checked and its good...checked tps voltage and its good.. i think the tr...
1993 Ford Taurus SHO 3.0L Stall VIN: 1FALP54Y3P
Hello Taurus SHO experts and thanks for the help on this one. I have this SHO in that the customer said has been intermittently stalling when she comes to a stop. The car always starts right up and off she goes. She has had it into several places over the past...
1994 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall
Thanks for the help first, this is my first time asking. Correction, there are no check engine light DTC's stored, but there are several ABS codes (about 7) which has been determined to be a bad ABS module. ABS light on and being INOP is not a concern for repa...
1997 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L engine/trans VIN: 1FTCR10X8V
Hey everybody!! I have a head scratcher here. This ranger is making a squeeling noise (simular to a belt squeeling)intermittandly. The problem is that it is not a belt noise and doesn't appear to be related to AC at all. The squeel seems to be coming from the ...
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5144X
Balance test with scope shows cyl 6&3 50%.No codes for cyl 3 Odd noise like vac leak behind intake on accel but no leaks found with smoke or propane.O2 900mv at idle but will change if held at cruise then close throttle. I read a few comments about intakes but... Trouble codes: 306 (Misfire cyl 6)
2001 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Rear Coil Springs VIN: 1FAFP52211
While replacing both rear top strut mounts, we noticed one rear spring had a gouge/worn section that could lead to breaking eventually. May have been caused by our spring compressor, therefore warrenty from Ford is out of the question. My request/concern is re...
2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L converter VIN: 1FMYU04152
Vehicle driven for 8000 kms with no problems then code p1744 came on. The transmission shop is very annoyed at me,seems like this vehicle will not do anything for him even the he has driven it for a few hundred kilometers, but my customer can set the code P174...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L hard start/ no power VIN: 1FTNW21P03
this diesel (not my specialty by any means) will take a long time to crank when cold, will have no power until it is warmed up. after truck is warmed up it will run great all day long. mil is off, codes in storage. i agreed with customer that problem is likely... Trouble codes: P0266 (cyl 2 contribution), P0269 (cyl 3 contribution), P0404 (egr circuit out of range), P0405 (egr sensor a low)
2003 Ford E-250 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTNE24L33
OK, guys, bear with me. This is going to be long, and I feel like it's going to be a no-brainer for you guys, but I seem to have lost my brain on this one. E250 van came in a few weeks back, multi-cyl misfires, rough idle. Over 100K, so I installed plugs and d... Trouble codes: P0306, P0316
2003 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L transfer case VIN: 1FTRW08673
first let me say thanks for any and all help. there is nothing worse than getting your butt kicked by your own vehicle!!! my electronic shift on the fly is inop. 1)have no ground signal on orange wire circuit 976 at transfer case electric clutch relay. resulti...
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L dash VIN: 1FRO8763HK
hi all, this truck will be dead if left for 1-2 days without being run. battery and charging system are good. checked draw and found that after a few minutes there is a .5 amp draw. went through fuses and found that when number 2 fuse under dash is pulled the ...
2005 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.8L Compressor VIN: 1FDXE45S55
I have an E450 conversion bus used for local public transportation that came in with a locked up compressor. It has a factory front only A/C unit, and an add on completly separate rear A/C unit with its own compressor and lines. I am working on the factory fro...
2006 Ford Mustang 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1ZVFT84N46
fuel pressure on this horse is 50-60psi on the scn tool, also checked it with a gauge. fuel pressure sometimes falls to 25-20 psi and then engine stalls. this ford has some kind of a "saddle" tank and has dual fuel senders. there is also a balance tube of some...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1994 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L take off in third VIN: 1F145HJHJG
well thank to all who help the problem was internal all the clutch material was swelled up because of the water.we repalced the transmission and it works great.
2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYUO4191
the customer took the car and was supposed bring it back and i lost her phone number (we're not up on cust info) and i'm out of time on this post thanx to all who replied you all help me sooo much Trouble codes: P0301.
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