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1984 Ford Escort 2.0L master cylinder VIN: 1FABP34H8G
we replaced the front brake calipers. when we went to bleed the brakes we had a good solid stream coming from all bleeders. with the car off the pedal feels alright as soon as we start the engine the pedal falls to the floor. we have pinched individual lines a...
1999 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L temp out of vent VIN: 1FMRU17L8X
the other tec replaced compressor/ accum/ ofifice ... works good until the first mile or two. then air temp goes direct from cold to room temp.. replaced the control head with used ... replaced incar temp sensor with new...the rear unit stays blowing cold air....
1999 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10C6X
This truck is beating me up! this month seems to be problem car month for me. Ok this truck had been sitting quite awhile we were putting it together for my dad. and after replacing the transmission and suspension and brake lines exhaust etc. (ton of work ). w... Trouble codes: P0320 (dist engine rpm signal)
2000 Ford Windstar 3.0L transmission VIN: 2FMZA50U6Y
i can drive this vehicle 3-5 minutes and the tranny works fine,then the pump starts to whine and seems like it goes into neutral.shut vehicle off wait not even a minute and take off again for a couple minutes.any help would be greatly appreciated.
2003 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L Vents VIN: 2FAFP74W63
I need a little direction if nothing else. Vehicle came in with a complaint that with the a/c on max and flow to the vents, that the flow would change between defrost and the vents automatically... It occours in manual and auto a/c modes. Comes and goes. Will ...
2003 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYROU83P
truck idles rought will set miss fire codes and po301-po302-po303.cat back prsuer o psi at 2000 rpm both side.ireplaced #3 injetor.ltft bank 1 at idle is -28 short term at-3 at idle bank 2 is at +2 ltft stft 0 replaced intake gasket had leak dose to have egr v... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303
1997 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Odor/Leak VIN: 2MELM75W1V
We have a customer concerned with a fuel odor in the passenger compartment. We can smell it as well but cannot see any leaks. It is definatly a raw gas smell but all lines look dry. We can smell it especially after the car sits & you open the driver's door to ...
2000 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L Door locks/Seats VIN: 4M2DU86P8Y
Hi guys need help on this one...Fuse #18 which feeds the door locks and also power seats has dead short I am trying to find Splice #303...does anyone know where that is exactly??. I need to get to that splice so that I can disect the circuit further and found ...

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1991 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L compressor
After much checking found that the field coil they sent was wrong instead of like 3/4 inch this one was 1/2 not enough surface to pull the clutch in properly. thank you for everyones input. Sorry this is late I thought I closed it earlier.
1993 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L no-crank in Park VIN: 1FTJE34M8P
Sorry guys, it's taken a long time coming. The customer was out of town and hadn't authorized to indulge in a long-drawn diagnosis. On his return I explained that I would need more time and that it would be a good idea to get an OEM PRNDSL switch for starters....
1998 Ford Escort SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP13PXW
Well this is a little embarrasing. The fix was that the IAC was on backward. I knew of this with aftermarket IACs but didnt think the OE one could be wrong. We had to re-route the wiring to make it reach but it is running fine. I remember once getting a short ... Trouble codes: P1506 (IAC overspeed condition).
1999 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Liftgate VIN: 1FMYU24E8X
Another one out the door-what we ended up doing is getting our local machine shop to build 4 studs which were easy to install.All I had to do on my end was grind off what was left of the stud,punch out the remainder, drill it to 3/8" and mig them in.About half...
2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L no acceleration VIN: 1FTSE34P04
Could not duplicate the problem on the van and customer picked up van thay are going to drive it untill it acts up again. Thank you every one for your help. I will keep you informed if and when it comes back. Trouble codes: B1352, C1284.
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWW30P95
Thanks to all who replied. All were directed to a high oil pressure leak and you were correct, especially Greg. Put shop air in icp port and could hear air coming out the oil filler cap . Pulled valve cover reapplied air and narrowed down leak to under high pr... Trouble codes: P1379 (Fuel injector control module system voltage high), P2291 (ICP too low engine cranking).
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