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1989 Ford E-350 Econoline XL 5.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FDKE30H6K
Hello Ford Techs, this vehicle is actually in another repair shop and being worked on by a close friend. He's at his wits end trying to solve the problem and I've tried to make suggestions over the phone, but to no avail yet. Tomorrow, he's going to drive it o... Trouble codes: 32 (E.G.R. circuit)
1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMDU34X2S
thanks to all that will try to help with this nightmare.We have this 95 explorer customer put 96 motor in and cant get to start.We have no spark we get one flash at beginning of crank on injectors.we installed break out box and have power and grounds.we have p...
1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L No Start VIN: 1FTDF15Y4S
have this ford f-150 here that wont fire, checked wires from dist to icm all good power where needed, checked wires from icm to coil all good have power output to coil but not grounding coil. pulled icm and dist pluged into another vehicle both fire properly o...
1997 Ford Escort LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FALP15P6V
Hey guys have escort here i replaced evap soleniod and ecm still light please help Trouble codes: P0443 (Evap soleniod control)
1997 Ford Windstar 3.8L Stall VIN: 2FMPA5141V
The engine idle speed slows and oil light flickers then engine dies when warm, particularly when in a hard (at the stop) right turn. No codes set. Engine idle speed appears to drop off to below 300 RPM before dying. Fuel pressure stays steady @ appx 32 psi & i...
1998 Ford Contour SE 2.5L Transmission Fluid pours over from dip stick tube VIN: 1FALP67L6W
Replace new battery a 3 months ago. vehicle is came back for dead battery. Check the charging system again and its a charging level @ approx. 13.9 V and charing. no check engine light and no known codes were found on obd2 scan tool. check all fuse for short or...
2004 Ford E-350 Club Wagon XL 5.4L not cold VIN: 1FBSS31L84
replace everything but the two evaporators van still will not cool under 60f at idle but it will cool down at high rpm hose down condenser with water & cool down a bit but not enough pressure went down to 40psi still a little high cancel heater hoses
2000 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM59S8Y
This thing's got me kind of stuck;thanks in advance for all who can help. Here, I have a 2000 Merc. Sable wagon, customer bought it used last May, no trouble until MIL came on, code P0402, excessive egr flow. I know what you're thinking, and so was I, but we'r... Trouble codes: P0402

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1984 Ford Escort 2.0L master cylinder VIN: 1FABP34H8G
WOW thanks for the 23 replies over night! After much discussion and reading all responses. We had decided to go "Back to basics". If it worked before you worked on it... go back to what you touched. So we pulled the front left tire off and to our amazment foun...
1997 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTDX1721V
The customer decided to stop all work on this vehicle for now. thanks for the suggestion unfortunatly the 6 responses i got,my lead tech had already suggested and had been checked by myself.
2000 Ford Windstar 3.0L transmission VIN: 2FMZA50U6Y
Gentlemen I am a product of my own stubbornness (i.e. an idiot).I took some of your advice,dropped the pan and the filter. Never did I think that filter would be that plugged in less than two weeks!.Van goes perfect,Thanks to everyone who replied!you guys are ...
2003 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L Vents VIN: 2FAFP74W63
Thanks to Calvin, and Paul for sending me in the right direction. Apparently one or more of the solenoids inside the unit were leaking. Replaced the head unit and vehicle is now fixed. Thanks again.
2008 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Alignment VIN: 1FMCU93158
Thanks everyone for your replies. I am going with poor OE tires that haven't been rotated & nature of the beast. This is the first time I've seen this vehicle. The customer told me he rotated the tires twice since new. I wouldn't doubt it was once. He lik...
2002 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 1MEFM50U82
Thank you for all the good replays. The camshaft sensor housing took care of the problem Thank so much Gert Scandinavian Service Inc. www.scandinavianservice.com
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