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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.
1989 Ford F-250 Custom 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FTEF26N8K
customer was fed up with truck, finally brought it in. found no spark and no injector pulse. disconnected spout connector and achieved spark. told customer was in need of ecm. he broght one down. we installed it, reconnected spout and now have spark. still no ...
1991 Ford Ranger Custom 2.3L fuel pump runs on VIN: 1FTCR10A5M
I have this Ranger that the fuel pump stays on after key off. The fuel pump failed becuase of this, I assume. Replaced the fuel pump and relay (nieoffe brand), worked for awhile (less than a day) problem returned. I installed a dealer relay (as was recomended ...
1996 Ford Ranger Splash 3.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTCR14U1T
Hi guys I have a cronic low flow on EGR) Another shop replaced EGR valve,DPFE and controller. I installed another controller. Still get code.I watched the vacuum with scanner and it triggers a code then no vacuum out of controller. I tightened the connector on...
2000 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Compressor Clutch VIN: 1FAFP56S3Y
The Compressor is installed and mechanically is working good. HOWEVER, I have another issue. BTW:This car has electronic automatic temperature control. I have no clutch control. During my initial tests before replacing the compressor, everything worked fine. I...
2000 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L MIL Lamp on, dosen't shift right VIN: 1FAFP3833Y
This car had a check eng light on and ran ok when the tps volts were around 0.77volt. I replaced the tps sensor because the volt seem to go up and down with no throttle movement. After replacement car now shifts late or to often,also while cruising if you put ...
2002 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FDAF57F83
this unit will not start after sitting overnight while parked on a uphill slope it has to be pushed down to level ground and started when it does start it is hard start it fires lots of blue smoke no codes present in unit once warm it runs fine all day long no...
2004 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L unknown VIN: 1F1FP55S64
Good afternoon I have this 2004 Taurus we just purchased at auction which now has a Air Bag light on code B1884 PAD warning lamp inop.My question is what is a PAD warning lamp?What are the usual suspects with this code as I have absolutly no diag. info for thi...
1995 Lincoln Continental Diamond Anniversary 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNLM97V1S
car came in for no start.checked for fuel pressure found none.checked for power to fuel pump had power when cranking.replaced fuel pump.went to start whould not fuel pressure,spark or injector pulse.not getting any voltage to any sensors. checked for ...
1998 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L No Start VIN: 1MEFM50U9W
Was towed in from another shop after used transimission was installed , never ran again . Had 6 used ecms on front seat. After we got a reman from ford with calibration code and vin . Crank engine no spark , three or four injector impulses then nothing until k...

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1996 Ford Contour GL 2.5L No Start VIN: 1FALP65L8T
I found that the injector seals (fuel rail it lower manifold) were split all the way around causing a vacuum leak and they would swell once they got warm.
1999 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L instrument clusgter VIN: 1FDWE40F1X
Thanks for the information guys, I checked the grounds, put the cluster back in and everything seems to be ok. Sent it out and have not had the problem yet. Thanks!
1999 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU34E4X
Thanks for the replies, I actually found the problem via the fix knownledge area of iatn. Thank you Greg Iorizzo, he had posted a fix that was exactly like the problem we were facing. Miss fire, 4 transmission codes. The problem was a blown #13 fuse in the und... Trouble codes: 1747 (743 -), 743 (750 -), 750 (755 -), 755 (testing and results).
2003 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Eng. DTC lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10D23
I thank everyone that sent me replies/help. I did indeed find a defective vac. hose leading to the acuator. I replaced the hose and reset the PCM. Ran it, drove it, - no check eng. lamp. On her way she went. I didn't feel that it was necessary to test the...
2003 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU93143
Thanks to all who replied. We replaced the vapor management valve. After replacing the valve and running the evap monitor the system passed.Thanks, Steve Trouble codes: P0457 (evap leak/ gas cap loose).
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