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|1995 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP62W9S
Reading closed cases on similar cars, I believe this has a failed PCM. Here's the story... Cust. states engine stalled while driving and would not restart. I get the car on a hook, starts and runs ok. Drive the hell out of it, runs good, plenty of power. Get i... Trouble codes: P1121 (TPS inconsistent with MAF), P0172 (RICH bnk 1), P0175 (RICH bnk 2)
|1997 Ford Escort 2.0L Timing belt tensioner VIN: 3FALP15POV
Hello fellow techs, this one has all of us stumped, and is driving me to drink. This Ford came in running very rough, MIL on, with excessive valve noise - sounded like the characteristic dropped valve seat. Cylinders 1 & 4 had 200-210psi compression, 2 & 3 had...
|2000 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L Mechanical VIN: 1FDWE35F4Y
customer feels vechile slowing down left side brake hanging up we have replaced caliper and brake hose stil 1-2 times a week the brake hangs up he cracks the bleeder screw there is pressure there drives fine for a week then acts up very hard to duplicate... co...
|2001 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.4L Electronic VIN: 1FBSS31L11
Car came in in limp mode. It was starting in second. We pulled these codes out and cleared codes. After clearing codes the trans would shift normally. I sold customer a turbine sensor. After installing new FORD sensor it is acting up all the time. Turbine spee...
|1993 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L AC Contol module VIN: 1LNM82MOPY
I only have discharge air from defrost vents and some to floor. Appears to be in default position (Defrost). Unit has good vacuum to AC Control (Temp) module. When different modes are selected (Normal AC; vent; floor; etc) the vacuum motors attempt to operate ...
|1968 Mercury cougar 302CID engine VIN: 8RSTR13524
ok here goes i have this cougar that needs an engine it has a 302 my question is i have a long block from an 1977 ford f-150 can i just swap everything over from the original 1968 engine i know ford changed the crankshaft balance somewhere around 1980 can anyo...
Fixes & Summaries for Ford
|1997 Ford F-250 7.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDHF26GXV
We traced all the wiring and monitored all the affected sensors and came up with a possible pcm prioblem. Replaced computer, problem solved. Thanks to all who replied Trouble codes: P0443.
|2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Transmission VIN: 1FMYUO4141
Thanks for all the helpful information. We made sure the fluid was being pumped at around 1 1/2 qts a minute. We checked it at both ends of the aftermarket cooler and we had the same amount on both ends. Some of you asked about the torqe slip. It bounced aroun...
|2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4.0L excessive high idle VIN: 1FMZU67E51
tTHAT WAS A VERY FAST RESPONSE. THANKS MARK FOR THE REPLY. DURING FURTHER TESTING OF THIS PROBLEM I DISCOVERED A FRAYED THROTTLE CABLE. THIS WAS CAUSING THROTTLE HANGUP INTERMITTANTLY. I DID CHECK IAC MOTOR AS ADVISED AND IT IS NORMAL. THANKS FOR THE HEL...
|2002 Ford F-650 7.3L compressor wiring VIN: 3FDNF65422
Thanks to Robert [...] we have what we needed. Robert emailed the diagram we needed ASAP. The rest is a piece of cake, replaced the cut wires and all is well.
|2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Hesitation, Stall, Water in fuel VIN: 1FTWX30P75
THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP WE REPLACED THE FUEL PUMP MODULE IT WAS CORODED, THIS IS A COMBO WATER SPERATOR.