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1993 Ford Mustang LX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FACP44M7P
need help from ford gurus. this car intermittantly after a hot soak wont start. has spark. has fuel pressure and has injector pulse. let cool off and will start immediately with no hesitation or black smoke out exhaust. have tried new ignition module and used ...
1993 Ford Mustang LX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FACP44M7P
need help from ford gurus. intrmittantly after a hot soak car wont start until it has cooled. only thing we find missing is injector pulse. (although still would not sstart with shot of choke spray. has spark and we lab scoped crank sensor and it looks no diff...
1994 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.8L abs module VIN: 1FDEE14H3R
cant get any abs codes drawn from vehicle. found round plug near eec connector but have no way to adapt to it, is there any manual way to draw out codes from these. trying to fix a cruise control and i suspect the abs light being on might be why we have no cru...
1996 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP53S7T
Ok, this car came in with an overheat problem as the primary concern so we fixed that and recommended some other things such as diag the check engine light and find an exhaust leak. So I started with the check engine light. Went through all the normal checks a... Trouble codes: P0171 (system lean bank 1), P0174 (system lean bank 2), P0401 (low egr flow detected)
1998 Ford Taurus SHO 3.4L speedometer VIN: 1FAFP54N2W
veh. came in with int. speedometer, cruise control problems & abs light on & shifting problems. all intermittent & not all at the same time. it acted up one time & scanner did not show veh speed & speedo inop.& shifting erratic. then it cleared up. cust said v...
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L taillights,fuel gauge,door locks VIN: 2FMZA5142X
Hello and thanks in advance, I have a 1999 windstar that came in for the first time and has taillights and tag lights staying on with the key and switch both off, a fuel gauge that doesn't work and the only power door lock that works is the drivers door, I bel...
1999 Ford F-150 5.4L Keyless Entry VIN: 2FTRX18L0Y
Firstly, I apologise if these seem routine questions, but in the UK this is an unfamiliar vehicle and system. My customer only has one key and remote. Would like at very least a second key or door access code. Searching the archives, it seems some models have...
2001 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMRU16W01
Hey Ford techs. We need help with this repeat code P0401. We first replaced the DPFE sensor as they are very common. Code returned, we replaced the EGR valve. Code returned. Made sure pipe was clear and we had airflow thu it, both good. No exhaust leaks found.... Trouble codes: P0401 (insuffecient EGR flow)
2001 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: IFMRU1764X
Truck came with SES light on. Scanned for codes and retreived code PO135.Checked fuse #23 and it is not open.Checked wiring for shorts nothing obvious. Replaced O2 sensor bank 1 sensor 1.OEM part. Cleared code and let customer have vehicle. Came back with ligh... Trouble codes: P0135
2003 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L No Start VIN: 3FAFP31383
This car came to us with a no crank no start condition. I have no power going to the starter solenoid in the crank position. When you turn the key to the run position the odometer reads (---) all lights come on the instrument cluster except the ABS and Airbag ... Trouble codes: B1428 (Seat Belt Lamp circuit failure), B1499 (Turn signal left failure), B1503 (Turn signal right failure)
2004 Ford Mustang 3.9L lack of power
this mustang have lack of power under acceleration. i check the fuel pressure. alldata is specs is koeo 40-50psi idle 30 but the my mechanical pressure gauge is at cold start its about 33 then after warm up it jump to 45-56 psi. if i disconnect the vacuum to r...

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2001 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L suspension VIN: 1FMZU73E91
thank you everyone for your suggestions! it turned out to be the LEFT front wheel bearing that fixed it. This one burned me, because it seemed like the noise was comming from the right side. again, thank you all
2007 Ford Mustang 4.0L tire monitor VIN: 1ZVFT80N57
Thanks to all, I didn't have a tool to reset and I didn't have time to get a magnet to manualy reset. Body shop had a old tmps sensor so put old one back and system works good.
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