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1991 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Dual tank system VIN: 1FTDF15N2M
Hello group. On this ford pick, the front fuel pump was replaced 1 month ago. The problem is, on this dual tank system, while the solector switch is running the rear tank , it fills the front tank with fuel. Replaced the front pump again (without electrical ho...
2001 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon Chateau 5.4L rear ac VIN: 1FMRE11W01
Hey folks, I got 01 econoline van that is a handicap adapted vehicle. It has factory rear a/c and this system is working properly. I have a problem with the rear blend door actuator not getting enough vacuum to open. When I put 6 or more inches of vacuum to th...
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L speedometer VIN: 1FTNW20LX2
Hello all and thank you for reading this post. Vechile came in for an itermittent speedometer inop and abs light on as well as a engine miss. All three symptoms happen at the same time thus leading me to believe that there is a common cause. The vechile stores...
2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XL 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FMZU77E32
Thanks in advance to everyone who takes the time to read this. I have this explorer that has a problem when accelerating. At about 3,000 rpm it feels like the conv is clogged. I pulled both o2 sensors and it still does it. There are not any codes at all. The c...
2003 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L no power VIN: 1FDAF56P93
vehicle came in with poor performance, drove vehicle and could here turbo & definetly low power, found hose(blue coupler) off of turbo coming from right side of intercooler. secured hose and test drove again, after accelerating same hose blew off. found bullet... Trouble codes: P132B (turbo/supercharger boost control A performance KOEO), P006A (MAP- volume / air flow correlation cont. memory), P0102, P0401, P132B (turbo/supercharger boost control A performance KOEO)
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14504
This nightmare came in for a simple PM spark plug replacement. #1 plug broke off, worked rest out. Removed plug with special tool and installed new plugs. Engine ran very rough with cylinders 1 & 7 having little or no output (not that way previously). Left ban... Trouble codes: B1342 (b1601-), B1601
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FTSW21P15
good morning, i have a customer with an 05 ford f250 4x4 6.0l powerstroke diesel automatic pickup. i dont normally post ,but this thing is giving me the fits.truck came in a few months ago with surge ,buck,jerk description at highway speed (55-70 mph) ,and col...
1998 Lincoln Continental 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNFM97V4W
Hi, this customer complained that the car stumbled once then the check engine light came on. Found P0190 (fuel rail pressure sensor) code in continuous and pending memories. Does not set with KOEO or KOER tests. Tested fuel pressure and ran through the diagno... Trouble codes: P0190
1988 Mercury Cougar LS 5.0L Fuel Fill up slow
I hate when an OLD car stumps me - to the problem ... The car will consistantly kick off the fuel fill nozzle at a gas station - takes him 10 minutes to get 10 dollars worth.( Multiple stations so the problem is the car ) I lowered the gas tank and made sure n...
1989 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 5.0L Alternator VIN: 2MEBM75F3K
Greetings; first posting to the network. This old Merc is my own vehicle; it has the Ford 2G style alternator on it (internal regulator, 2 plastic plugs, 65 amps). The car goes through alternators like crazy; I've checked for obvious wiring problems, bad groun...
1989 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 5.0L Alternator VIN: 2MEBM75F3K
Greetings; first posting to the network. This old Merc is my own vehicle; it has the Ford 2G style alternator on it (internal regulator, 2 plastic plugs, 65 amps). The car goes through alternators like crazy; I've checked for obvious wiring problems, bad groun...
1999 Mercury Tracer GS 2.0L No Start VIN: GTRP45892H
car came in no start cust tried to jump start car still no start checked inj pulse checked for spark don`t have either checked 30 ampp fule injection fuse ok, cheked 10 amp ecm fuse, ok , replaced crank angle, still no spark no pulse, no mill but stored code p... Trouble codes: P0704, P, 1000 (monitors)
2002 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 1MEFM50U82
This problem is Intimately Engine is running fine with no load, When it happens all four oxygen sensor is cutting out. I think it is the control module ??? Replaced coil pack, ignition wires, crank sensor, Cam shaft sensor and idle air control valve. Getting...

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1996 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L alternator VIN: 1FTHX25F8T
Thanks to all who took their time to help me. I tried all your recommendations. Talking to the customer I found out that he had put 4 new batteries which didn't help. Rechecked grounds and voltage drops(body/engine) ok, this truck doesn't use a mega fuse,teste...
2002 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L 1-2 shift VIN: 1FMPU16L82
This was a 4R100 transmission. He pulled the unit and rebuilt it. What he found was the 1-2 shift valve spring in the valve body was broken. Thanks for all the replies, Tom.
2003 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2FMZA504X3
thanks to everyone. i learned alot about using mode 6 for misfires. it ended up being the coil packs. sorry it took me so long yo get back to ya. i thank you all agian for your help.
2003 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Park Assist VIN: 1FMFU18L03
INSTALLED CORRECT RADAR SENSOR TO REPAIR This vehicle was finally fixed yesterday. Thanks to all who offered suggestions especially Richard [...] who saw this post after it had been on for several weeks. Yes it does sometimes take several weeks to get to ...
2004 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L pcm communication VIN: 1FMRU15W14
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L dash VIN: 1FRO8763HK
hi all, we have fixed this one for now. at least it hasnt gone dead yet. we tried a few things and then one time we closed the door with the key on the floor and the doors locked, the chime kept ringing. we traced it down to the lock cylinder for the ignition....
2006 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.8L Stall, low idle speed VIN: 1F34MOL459
hello all, first thanx for the help. there were a few problems here ,first the throttle body was a bit dirty and needed to be cleaned and then there is an update for the pcm that had to be done. both ideas had been given to me through iatn and we seam to have ... Trouble codes: P0505.
2000 Lincoln Continental 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM97V6Y
Ok Every Body Thank you for you respond about this peoblem, we found that power to EVAP vent Solenoid connector was not getting there some times when car was driving at highway speed even wiring ohm test good when we check it and also when we check for power t... Trouble codes: P1451.
1992 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L No Start VIN: 1MECM5OU3N
replaced relay box didnt help/went over entire fp ckt,dropped gas tank found that the wire harness had been spliced several times between the back seat and the pump with crimp on connectors.(to lazy to spend 5 minutes with solder and heat shrink tube) the pk/b...
1999 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L power steering pump VIN: 1MEFM53U8X
thanks to everyone who replied, we got this one fixed. after 2 hrs and about 2 quarts of fluid , we used a vacumn pump and a homemade fitting and the air is finally gone. this has got to be the biggest piece of &%$#^%^ ford ever built. jay
2003 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM55S43
Hello guys. I found several problems in the end on this one. I would say that the last five or six replies had this one nailed. The end result was the up stream O2's. I did check the pcv hose and valve. The hose was colapsed but not leaking and the valve was o... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
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