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1993 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.9L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTFS24Y4P
this has bben a problem child...to say the least...customer now co engine dying and not restarting intermittantly. checked for voltage/power at distributor and coil and all checked ok. checked harnes (what i could get to easily, and no breaks. old codes have n...
1998 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L Mechanical VIN: X6WPA17121
Hi Everyone!!! Does anyone have a good link to a page that shows the Bottom of the plenum cut out. I am going to replace the blend door and I was wanting to try cutting out the bottom of the plenum. Thanks all!!!
2000 Ford Contour SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FAFP6638Y
Thank you for looking . We have a 2000 Contour that will cut out like the coil is going dead only when the alternator is plugged in !! The alternator has been replaced twice with Delco product . We have also replaced the battery due to leakage across case . We...
2002 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L back fire VIN: 1FTYR14D52
ok,while driving this truck,and you let off the gas you here a small backfire or popping sound from the exhaust it does not do it all the time,and its only while driving in gear,it will no do it by just racing the rpms up and letting off,it has to be under a l...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L door locks VIN: 1FTPW145X4
hi everyone, this is my own truck, truck door lock will lock with door lock switch or remote, but will not unlock with door switch or remote, while you drive on the road locks will lock and unlock all by them selfs rapidly,then all of a sudden if will work fin...
1999 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L communications VIN: 5LMPU28L6X
Car was brought in to repair a short in the door switch circuit causing a code in the air susp module. In hooking up the IDS, Modis, and NGS tool I am unable to communicate with any of the modules that use the "K" line on pin 7 of the OBD II DLC. I have start...
2005 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L vents VIN: 1LNHM81W45
There is no air flow from the dash vents, it will switch between floor and defrost. I can not find any postings or TSB's for this problem, have tested the body computer- no codes. Information hard to get. I do not want to explorer into the dash if I do not nee...

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1997 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L engine/trans VIN: 1FTCR10X8V
Thanks all that responded!!! Most of you nailed this one. It was the cam sync. making the noise. What a horrible thing to get at. I did pull the upper plenum so I could at least reach it, but it didn't help visibility much. Did most of the job with a flash lig...
2004 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L oil pressure gauge VIN: 1FDAF56P24
thanks to all who replied. removed oil filter housing and check all bypass valves, oil cooler bypass valve was worn out and seal was torn,thinking that this could be it restriction in oil cooler but thought i should look further,ray from nj hit it pulled off ...
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