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1993 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L No Start, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTCR10X3P
truck was towed in for no start. all the basics were checked fuel pressure 40psi, injectors ohmed out ,noid light fashes,good .strong spark at all plugs ,fuel pump regulater does not leak.wen truck arrieved here it would start or stumble if you tapped on the u... Trouble codes: N0NE
1995 Ford Thunderbird Super Coupe 3.8L Electronic VIN: 1FALP64RXS
Thanks in advance. The overdirve light will not go off, there is no trouble codes, switch is good, and wiring tested good. has anyone seen this before. the light is on steady.
1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEX14NXT
Hi guys this truck has been in a couple times with the check engine light on with a code P0401. I am more of a GM guy and am having trouble here. I found the pipe to the EGR was broken and replaced that also I replaced the pressure feedback sensor. The EGR wil... Trouble codes: P0401
1997 Ford Escort LX 2.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on, HARD START VIN: 1FALP13P7V
Good morning to all.SO I have this 97 escort that was towed in over the weekend.Customer states while sitting in traffic he heard a loud jinling type noise when he accelerated.Car stalled but restarted ok.He drove aprox.1 mile down the road and when accelerati... Trouble codes: P0320 (ign/distributor speed cuircut fault), P0304 (cyl. 4 misfire detected)
1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTZX17W3W
Good morning all iATN members.Have this ford f-150 with a bad running problem.It came in smoking out of the exaust-no power-the idle is constanly up and down-the gas smelled bad so we drained it,replace fuel filter and put in 7 gallons.I started with the basic... Trouble codes: P0300
1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Headlamp VIN: 1FAFP53S6X
Low beam headlights are always on at all times, nothing seems to turn the lights out except pulling the low beam fuses.
1999 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 1FAFP58CXX
car seems to chuggle when accel. from a dead stop ,odd sensation-like doesnt know if in 1st or 2nt gear.symptom only lasts for .5 second.very ittermitent may happen 5 times in 10 miles or may not happen for another 50 miles.on one test drive had what felt like...
2001 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L restriction VIN: 1FAFP58U91
High side pressure is maxing out at 450 and shutting off. I removed the FOT and found a clear plastic "grovery bag-like" material on the screen. Replaced the orfice recharged the system and pressures are still High. I than flushed the system with A/C solvent t...
2003 Ford Explorer Postal 4.0L engine VIN: 1FMZU72K53
This vehicle came in with cylinder 1 misfire. We found broken valve spring on #1 cylinder. Replaced valve spring and do not have cam aligning tool. Question I have is the 2 slots on (r/s #1 bank)cam supposed to be parallel with cylinder head / valve cover surf...
2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDWE35P16
This vehicle is one of the city ambulances. Check for no start condition, found ICP voltage low while cranking (.50 to.60 volts) test said voltage should be minimum of .80 volts to enable injectors to function. Installed battery charger and vehicle started. Ch... Trouble codes: P0401

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1999 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10C6X
Well I couldnt find anything eletronic or mechanical wrong so I cleaned the fuel injectors . then while disconnecting the motor vac lines spilled some gas on my hand . it was bright orange like dex-cool so there wasnt much gas so I put 10 gallons in and there ... Trouble codes: P0320 (dist engine rpm signal).
1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L pump VIN: 1FTZR15V5X
Its fixed. I had 29 great replies mostly saying the sensors were the problem. Rust forms on the base where the sensor sits and raises it up. I had know idea they could be so sensitive. Another lesson learned. I removed both front wheel sensors and cleaned and ...
2000 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE24L2Y
Hi, Well this truck is fixed. The three replies we got all surmised that a PCM or power/ground supply to the pcm could be a likely culprit. Fortunately, we lucked out and did not have to go that far. I had mentioned in my original post that I had seen som...
2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZR15V6Y
hello, thanks everyone.I checked the car yesterday,like everyone said I believed it is the flex fuel sensor but I didn't have the chance to prove it because the owner declined to fix it due high cost of fixing it. It is simple to check, power on blue and orang... Trouble codes: P0176.
2001 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWE45F21
sorry to take so long to close, i just got the call that the ck eng light is back on. got 3 replies to check connection @ valve cover, as well as power & grounds.if ok, glow plug control modules are common failure items on this one. i wanted to close this post... Trouble codes: P0671, P0673, P0675, P0677.
2003 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L Starting VIN: 1FMRU17WX3
The customer had to leave so we pulled the fuse out, talked to him later, he's satisfied with that for now, will bring it back when he has time. Thanks for the help:
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