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1995 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTJX35F5S
Hey guys.. Customer brought this truck to me with no start after warm up... The truck will start in the morning or after it cools off, but if you run it for awhile and shut it off will not start. Customer said that he sprayed WD40 in the intake and it will sta...
2001 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L ign switch VIN: 1FAFP55U81
thanks for your help in advance the ignition switch lower actuator lever is stuck in run position lock cylinder turns ok upper lever moves ok lower lever will not move even with a little help i have not tore into this yet but when you try to move lever that go...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L noise in hub VIN: 1FTNX21L23
hey to all, have this ford truck with a rattle type noise in the front hub area. sounded at first like a shock washer rattleing. everything is tight in frt. end. the axle was loose in the hub bearing, replaced bearing assy. now axle tight. the washers were a l...
2003 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: IFMZU62K33
replaced fuel pressure regulator fuel pressure before 75 after 68. spec. max 65 other sensors look ok thanks for any help Trouble codes: P0172 (rich bank 1), P0175 (rich bank 2)
2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L no acceleration VIN: 1FTSE34P04
The vehicle was towed to my shop. The van would idle but would not accelerate,going threw the tests we replace the three items listed above. The last thing I replaced was the oil presure switch(not fun) The code for the oil pres. switch and ign. key was not un... Trouble codes: B1352, C1284
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWW30P95
Truck came in no start. Started cold, but after hot soak no start. ICP reads 150 (not enough)while cranking warm , unpluging ICP goes to desired - 650 but still no start. Removed and replaced IPR valve with same results. Truck will start after hot soak if star... Trouble codes: P1379 (Fuel injector control module system voltage high), P2291 (ICP too low engine cranking)
2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.4L no start VIN: 1FTWW33R08
Greetings, We have in an 08 F350 that has come up from the States. After replacing the IC, the truck will not crank and the theft icon is illuminated/ flashes. Ford tells me there is no PATS on this vehicle. I have downloaded/ uploaded IC data several times bu...
1988 Lincoln Town Car Signature 5.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1LNBM82F3J
this d--- car is giving me a head ache we keep getting it towed back in for the same reason no start each time the tfi harness connector is melted on the second terminal from the bottom pip circuit ihave replaced this connector 3 times now with a module every ...
1994 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L blower motor VIN: 1LNLM81W6R
this is a good customer of mine. she has had this car for several years now and has never had any problems. the blower motor fan is only blowing on hi and ive checked all the fuses and relays. i cant find the resistor does anyone know where it is or if this is...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1993 Ford Taurus SHO 3.0L Stall VIN: 1FALP54Y3P
Hello everyone and thanks for the help. I took the MAF sensor off and found bugs all over on the screen...including a huge butterfly..poor thing. The air cleaner was not attached tightly. I cleaned the sensor and resecured the air cleaner...the vehicle has ...
1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Cool Coupe 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FALP1134W
Thanks for the help I double checked the timing ant the advance on the exhaust was stuck so it was actually out of time. I freed up the advance and reset the timing. The vehicle is fixed. Thanks again for all thr help. Mike Trouble codes: P0340.
1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L fuel guage VIN: 2FMZA5145W
the wiring checked ok replace guage and slush module with no change. customer needed vehicle and has not returned. thanks for all the replies, when customer returns i will report findings.
2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L fuel guge erratic VIN: 1FAFP552X3
thank's for all the help,most replies were right on target,replaced flex fuel module behind radio and car is fixed! thanks great groupe of guys. ken.
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14504
Based on the B1342 and finding no other problems we had the PCM replaced, at the dealer since the PCM was still covered under warranty. All issues were resolved. Before the PCM went out completely it must have been triggering spark or fuel at wrong time or p... Trouble codes: B1342 (b1601-), B1601.
2006 Ford E-250 5.4L air bag light code VIN: 1FTNE24L86
thank you to all that responded. after going through a ton of testing it came down to finding that one of the pins inside the connector was ever so slightly bent. not enough to really tell visually. we were performing the resistor test and one of the pins mo...
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