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1967 Ford mustang 302CID fuel,temp and oil pressure VIN: 7T01T26856
My question is what would be the cause? For the regulator is coming from reputable company that sells mustang parts and also if the regulator is looking for a ground resistance after its' supply passing through the gauges what would cause it to go bad.
1988 Ford E-350 Econoline Custom 5.8L starter VIN: 1FBJS31H0H
Hello, this thing is driving me nuts. simple old van with simple starting system. However the starter keeps running even with the soleniod unplugged. I can only suspect there is something in the wiring, but there is only the battery cables left at this point. ...
1995 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L Stall VIN: 1FALP62W0S
Hello all I have a 1995 ford thunder bird with a 4.6. It stalls when put into gear when cold. I found the iac not moving. So i replaced the iac motor. Vehicle appears to idle and start fine how ever the these are the readings i have on my modis. iac 62% ect 15...
1998 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Stall, MIL Lamp on, ses light fluttering VIN: 1FTZF1723W
mornin techs, got this 98 f150 that stalls intermittantly and leaves p0340 behind. pcm relay chatters and ses light flutters while this is going on. fuel pressure and spark are ok. dis-connected maf,dpfe, and alt.primary connector while vehicle was acting up a... Trouble codes: 0340 (cam sensor circuit)
1998 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.4L Charging VIN: 1FTSE34L3W
vehicle came in with dead battery(complaint of loss of power and accessories until it stalled on driver and would not turn over after that).after charging battery,started van and checked output.result was 12.25 volts when idling or revved up.alternator bench t...
1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP6633W
I need some help here folks. This thing starts and will idle all day long. As soon as you touch the throttle it falls right on its face. Will stumble so bad you think it's going to die. It doesn't tho. I have no codes, good fuel pressure and all scan readings ...
1999 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L instrument clusgter VIN: 1FDWE40F1X
Has anyone ever come across this? At random, instrument lights go out and both directional arrows stay illuminated. Did a wiggle test on all harnesses with no results. Replaced headlite switch and directional switch. Pulled the instrument cluster, lights came ...
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L batt lite VIN: 1FTNW21L3Y
let me start with thanks to all use this data base, its always helpful to have another brain to pick at. 2000 ford f250 sd when first started in the morning charge ind. lite stays on for a short while, goes off, system will charge,comes back on, no charge. wil...
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L front axle seal VIN: 1FTNW21S1Y
this truck came in about 3 weeks ago. had a leak on right front axle (4x4). pulled axle to inspect. didn't realy find anything bad. axle looked in very good shape seals didn't look that bad. replaced inner and outer seals. the outer seal more of a dust seal bu...
2001 Ford Mustang 3.8L engine VIN: X03445FT98
at Idle it shakes real bad and smoothes out as you rev it up
2001 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FMRU17LXI
hello, well it seams i only get the hard ones so hear goes everything. this vehicle has a p0402 egr excessive flow detected. the first problem we came across is the hoses for the dpfe sensor were split and inside the hoses were all gummed up, so we replaced th... Trouble codes: P0402
2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRF17262
dont know where "extra" fuel is coming from. re-set fuel trim and test drove. trim numbers right back to -14% after drive. all seems good thanks in advance for your help. Trouble codes: P0172 (rich bank1), P0175 (rich bank 2)
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L fuel tank wont fill VIN: 1FTPW14564
Customer came in with a check engine light on, pulled out P1450, Fuel tank Vaccum cannot bleed, Fogged system and found leak from EVAP Vent solenoid. replaced part and check engine light has stayed off, but now customer is complaining and was before repair, th... Trouble codes: P1450
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L driveline/tcase VIN: 1FTPW14514
Help any ford tech. slow speed growl from 0 to 15 mph on acceleration sounds just like rusted rotors and or park shoes rubbing but its not. removed rear diff cover, fluid looked ok all gears looked ok, replace axle bearings they were found to be slightly worn,...
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
1994 Lincoln Continental 3.8L Suspension VIN: 1LNLM9743R
Gentlemen and ladies, we have an old 94 lincoln cont with the infamous leak down air bags; We have done the conventional conversion kits with great luck; Question? How many worms will come crawling out of the can if one removes the rear bags and just install's...
2003 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L driver seat VIN: 5LMEU68H63
Hey all you ford lincoln techs out there, this one has got me stumped. The drivers seat will not move, the lumbar works fine though. The customer said the side view mirrors stopped working at the same time. I tested the switch and gave direct power to the seat...

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1992 Ford Thunderbird 5.0L Hesitation VIN: 1FAPP60T2N
This tool is awsome!!! Thanks to all that replied and special thanks to Jason in PA for nailing this one on the head. It was the coolant temp sensor, I could unplug it and nothing changed. but the minute I plug the new one up it done great, and even fixed th i...
1997 Ford Escort LX 2.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on, HARD START VIN: 1FALP13P7V
OK so I pulled the head last night found cylinders 2,3,&4 intake and exhaust valves leaking (filled ports w/ water leaking profusly around the valves).Sending head to machine shop.Thanks for all the help. Trouble codes: P0320 (ign/distributor speed cuircut fault), P0304 (cyl. 4 misfire detected).
1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Headlamp VIN: 1FAFP53S6X
Yall were right the DRL Module was fried, Stupid Mitchael Didnt even have it listed on their diag list. THanks for the support
2003 Ford Explorer Postal 4.0L engine VIN: 1FMZU72K53
Thanks to all that replied. As stated we knew that cam could not have been out 180, So the only question I had was are the 2 notched parallel with head. Vehicle runs great. I'll save $350 since I will not likely see many of these. If all components are marked ...
1988 Lincoln Town Car Signature 5.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1LNBM82F3J
thank you all who replied i put a reman. dist and new coil so far so good. i will keep you all posted
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