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1987 Ford E-150 Econoline Custom 5.0L fuel injectors VIN: 1FTDE15N7H
Customer was driving vehicle when engine shut off.After repeated attempts to start,vehicle failed to start. Using the ALLDATA system I tested every thing that is needed to start this van .the distributor and all it's components ,ing module,the wire harness to ...
1993 Ford Probe GT 2.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1ZVCT22B8P
This vehicle will cut out almost like turning the key switch off then back on when trying to accelerate. This only happens when warm. Vehicle will run fine just after starting up cold, can drive for about 30 seconds then begins to act up. I have been through ...
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...
1998 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L engine VIN: 1FTZF1720W
Hi all,this 98 ford pickup with 4.2 came from another shop with no power running condition and following codes,p0171,1151,1137,1157 all o2 sensor codes for lean,swtching problems.Found b1s1 os no voltage and b2s1 low voltage.We replaced both o2 sensors with no...
1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L 2 gear, 4 gear VIN: 1FAFP663XW
customer stated that all at once she seen the od light flashing and the car would start out fin but once it trys to shift from 1st to second it basically will just rev up, if you play around you can ocassionly get it to shift and then same same thing happens i...
1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMRU18W2W
This vehicle has a misfire code for 302 and ocasionally 303 and 306. I do not feel a misfire it accelerates fine at idle it has a very small shiver. Also the misfire counts are strange for cyl #2 there will be 0 until you drive the vehicle for a 20 min then ou... Trouble codes: 302 (Misfire)
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FDSF35S4X
starts & idles good, as soon as you give it gas it will stall,stumble,cut out or hesitate. let it warm up & it runs great. thank you for your help.
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Oil dip tube broken in block VIN: 1FTNF21L5X
Alright Ford pros, I have an interesting one for you. I will be honest as to I don't know how I am going to do this without intensive knuckle busting but here goes my story that my boss asked me to post. The situation is this. The dip stick tube has rotted so ...
2000 Ford Excursion Limited 6.8L vehicle vibration VIN: 1FMNU43SXY
strange low vibration when you hit a bump , vibration continues untill you hit another then goes away till you hit another and so on, it will continue if you speed up or slow down untill you hit the next bump , we have determined it is in the front for sure . ...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L Mechanical VIN: 1FTNW21F83
i have to pull the engine but i understand on some fords i can pull the cab easier than pulling engine is this so
2003 Ford F F650 5.9L No Start, Stall VIN: 3FDNF65G93
Hi Fellas I know this is a little out of the ordinary but I need help with a medium duty truck. This truck has had an intermittent stall when hot problem for about 3 weeks now. We couldn't duplicate it until recently. The truck runs and starts fine cold but a... Trouble codes: 17 (Fuel Shutoff Valve FMID11), 33 (fan clutch output driver), 50 (description unavail.)
2004 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L Transmission VIN: 1FAHP59S74
Hello fellow techs. I've got a problem with this Ford, about 6 month ago a transmission fluid flush was performed with a flush machine using the proper tranny fluid. The service was done as regular maintanence. After the service was done it began pushing fluid...
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L overheating VIN: 1FTNW21P44
Thank you all inadvanced. I have a suspicion that the head gasket is blown in this truck. A local car shop sent this over to us they replaced the thermostat and flushed the cooling system. The problem still occured and they dropped it in our laps. I check code...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L engine VIN: 1FTPW14564
need some help on this one .Truck came in and will not run found #3 cyl intake valve gone. boss decides to swap engine.going out for shoulder operation next week need to get this done RFN. Can any one fax or email me procedure to remove body orit is eaiser to ...
2005 Ford GT 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FAFP90545
trying to locate fuel inertia switch. no info on alldata on this car at all. any info would be greatly appreciated.
2004 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L Front Differential VIN: 4M2ZU86W14
Cannot find the cause for the failing seals/front differentials. Transmission and motor mounts all appear to be in good shape, cannot get any part of the power train to shift while power-braking.Output shaft from the transfer case has no play from the case to ...

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1996 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L No Start
Thanks for for all who helped. I noticed that when the engine wouldnt start if I hit the relay box, engine would start right up. So I tighted all relay pins, and applied stablient 22 to pins and replaced fuel pump, and main relays with new ones from dealer. Al...
2003 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L radio clock VIN: 2FAHP74W13
Well another one bites the dust. It seems the fix was to replace the radio. Stevefrom New Mexico gave some good info about the vulnerability of the led readout in the radio. The actual fix was to replace the radio. After performing pinout test according t...
2003 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2FMZA504X3
thanx steve from ontario. it was the coil. i learned alot about mode 6 and the wealth of information about misfires. once again ,you techs that replied are the best, and really know your stuff. i am a lexus tech but when it comes to american cars, iatn is the ...
2000 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1MEFM55S0Y
Well, It's Fixed Again. Needed Nothing More Than Another Coil. I Figured As Much & Replies Pretty Much Said The Same. Did Check Plugs And They Were Fine. Maybe Changing All Coils At Once Is A Good Way To Prevent Comebacks But This Particular Car Was The Prop...
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