Join Now
International Automotive Technicians Network
Prev Professional Automotive Repair Technical Discussions for September 22, 2008
International Automotive Technicians' Network (iATN) - Members Only
Next
(Also Available: All, Asian, Chrysler, European, Ford, GM.)
Vehicle Owners: If you are seeking an automotive repair professional to service your vehicle, visit the iATN Repair Shop Finder.

Open Help Requests for Ford
Help Request Answers
1988 Ford Ranger STX 2.9L No Start VIN: 1FTCR11T0J
truck came to me with a no start condition. there is no prime in the fuel pump when ignition is turned to the on position, but when u try to start the truck fuel pressure goes to normal and it acts like it will run but the second you let the ignition switch go...
View
1996 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L hydraulic system VIN: 1FTJW35F6T
thanks in advance, this truck came in with leaking brake hose and pull to right. replaced both front calipers,pads, hoses and rotors. when we bled brakes, pedal was a little firmer but still not acceptable. pedal would slowly ease down to floor when pressure a...
View
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTNW21F3Y
truck was towed in - truck was recently but in Florida - very muddy under truck- new owner clean most of it off - had been driving it for a few weeks cranks good - runs on aether had 4 fault codes - exhaust pressure sensor - pcm internal rom failure - 2 inject...
View
2000 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L Front diff VIN: 1FMZU84P4Y
Car towed in 09/16/2008 fluid leaking under making noise customer thought it was transfer case Found no fluid in the front diff had leaked it out the pinion seal (was burnt bad) Pulled diff to build, could not because the bearing had wore out the housing. Inst...
View
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1F54665635
This Ford got me good. Cylinder misfire from cyl, 2,3, and 5 from idle to 2000 rpm. Left and right bank lean. Fuel trim short and long is max out. Compression reads 150psi for all three cyl. Fuel pressure is 35psi running, Swap ignition coils around but still ...
View
2002 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 7.3L slight pull right when braking VIN: 1FDXF46F92
To try and correct the light pull to the right we re flushed the brakes, swapped front tires, swapped brake bads from side to side, ck'ed the alingment, verifyed the front suspension was all good, ck'ed all bullitens and posts on IATN and Identifix, ck'ed for ...
View
2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FAFP55272
This car will cut out and jerk very bad when accelertating up a hill or on a flat cruise. There are no codes set, i searched the archives and found CMP sensor issues so i tapped on CMP and it stalled. Replaced CMP and spark plugs/wires due to milage and still ...
View
2004 Ford Focus LX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP33Z54
checked heater resistance 5 ohms, checked vpwr, sigrtn, ho2s signal, heater all back to pcm. amps will not change ho2s1 .167 the other 2 are .560. i think im looking at another pcm Trouble codes: P0053 (b1s1 heater resistance high or low)
View
2002 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L #4 Piston VIN: 1MEFM55S52
Mileage is correct-8,528 miles- I believe this is correct.Is there any way to check if it has been tampered with? Customer went to start the car and heard a pop and a bang.The car would not start for him.We found #4 piston busted up, you can see the connecting...
View

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
Fix/Summary Answers
1989 Ford F-250 Custom 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FTEF26N8K
we came to the conclusion that one of the new parts had to be faulty. we decided the easiest to get our hands on and replace was the ignition module, so that was the first to go. thankfully that was the culprit. put in new part and fired right up. thankyou al...
28
1992 Ford F-350 Custom 7.3L glow plugs etc. VIN: 2FTHF36M0N
thank you all, it's nice to have the knowlege you have provided.. the 7.3 diesel is running and starting. all the evidance and experiance resulted in replacing that control module AND the glow plugs. there too was a high degree of oxidation on just about eve...
17
1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L No Start VIN: 1FTDF15Y4S
AFTER CHECKING AND RECHECKING AL [...] WIRING TO AND FROM ECM AND THE SUGGESTIONS RECIEVED, 8 VOLTS ON A 5 VOLT SENSOR, WE REPLACE THE ECM AND PRESTO ALMOST LIKE NEW. I PREFERR TO PROVE A PART IS BAD BEYOND REASONABLE DOUBT BEFORE REPLACE A PART, YOU AL [...] GAVE ME TH...
22
1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEX14NXT
Sorry it took so long to close this one but couldn't get customer back in. I tested the pressure sensor for the egr like some of you had said it was not working right so I took it back where I got it got my money back and got one from Ford. a number of you had... Trouble codes: P0401.
18
1997 Ford Windstar 3.8L Stall VIN: 2FMPA5141V
Well, thanks to everyone who replied. Unfortunately, no fix was found. I cleaned the throttle body and the intake, changed the IAC & DPFE, verified cam synchro in time (which was off, according to my tools) verified coolant temp, MAF etc appears to be in spe...
12
2007 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Safety VIN: 2FAHP71W17
Thanks everyone for your help. I did learn something about the suppression system. I checked the physical condition of the wiring loom, it was ok. We sent it to the dealer, they want to charge 9000 to fix the problem. They won't tell us what it is. In any...
6
1995 Lincoln Continental Diamond Anniversary 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNLM97V1S
MARVIN FROM CALF WAS RIGHT ON TRACK .CHECKED ALL GROUNDS TO ECM AND POWER FOUND POWER GOING IN BUT NOT COMING OUT.REPLACE ECM AND ALL IS FINE NOW .THANKS
10
Prev (Also Available: All, Asian, Chrysler, European, Ford, GM.) Next