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1987 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L Stall VIN: 1FTDF15Y3H
This truck has a very intermittent stall. Doesn't matter cold or hot , or if the truck is cold or hot. All the sec. ign componets have been change before i worked on it, including the tfi module, coil, wiring, and plugs. Scoped the sec ign pattern looked ok ot... Trouble codes: 14 (pip)
1992 Ford Ranger S 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FTCR10U7N
Hello All, we have a ford ranger in the shop with an no start when cold.Have to propane to start truck has injector pulse and spark and fuel pressure is in specs. tested fuel volume is good.When it does finally start acts like it's starving for fuel add propan...
1996 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L Hesitation VIN: 1FALP62W5T
Greetings! Hope someone out there has been here. After extended warm-up - idling or driving - vehicle may bog badly on attempted acceleration. Can only keep it going by backing off on accelerator and gently going up the road. You can shut it off and immediatel...
1998 Ford Contour 2.0L timing belt VIN: 1FAFP663WK
can somebody please tell me exactly how to time this contour after the belt has broke. i thought i had it right, but it came back with a p1383. i looked in the archives and the best description i found said to line up the crank, then lock the cams in place, th...
2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Lighting VIN: 2FMZA5145Y
hi guys iam going crazy. most of the time when this van is cold , & you open the drivers door the head lights & or the parking ligths will flicker , when useing the turn sgs they sometimes both flash , the clock flickers , the chime goes of intermently & the r...
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L fuel system
I am currently unemployed and have no access to mitchell or shop key. I am a professional, journeyed technician. I have this powerstroke Ford with a fuel leak in the valley spraying the intake area. Can anybody email me a pictorial of the top of this engine so...
2003 Ford E-250 4.2L Electronic VIN: 1FTNE242X3
the problem i'm haveing is that the trans is binding when in the overdrive position,overdrive band comming on,when shifting van manualy everything works just fine. you can cycle the over drive switch on and off. van will not drive in drive or only at slow spee...
2004 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L temperature controls VIN: 1FANP60AZ4
Ford and Lincoln techs...Have this nightmare dual electronic climate control system! Vehicle will blow cold on lowest setting both sides only. As soon as temp is bumped up to 65-68 degrees, it goes slam hot. Will not cool down until set back to 60 degrees. Now...
2004 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAHP60A14
Cannot duplicate problem, with it being so intermittent. Customer brings vehicle in with light on & codes, but nothing current ever found. Vehicle is brought in about every 2 weeks with same codes & one lean code once, we replaced both O2 sensors related to co... Trouble codes: P0133 (O2 sensor slow response 1/1), P0153 (O2 sensor slow response 2/1)
2004 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L vibration VIN: 1FTRW12W74
replace spark plugs, performed trans. flush with new filter; motor vac;replaced torque converter.remove drive shaft to elimate driveshaft and rear differential. driveshaft checked for balance and frozen u-joints. all good. removed serpentine belt to elimate pu... Trouble codes: P2106
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty FX4 5.4L cam timing VIN: 1FTNF21505
Calling all Ford Techs, at 68,444 miles(6/02/08) truck came in with noise on start-up plus codes P0011 & P0022. I proceeded to replace both phazers(up-dated O.E.) & both actuators with housings(found debris sticking valves). Then changed oil to O.E.5/20 synth....

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1987 Ford Aerostar 3.0L relay VIN: 1EMCA11U3H
thanks for all your help and special thanks to rusty from napa auto parts in fla. the cycling switch was the main problem so i bought one that was r134a retrofit .when i jumped the connector at the cycling switch it sent current to the relay and the compressor...
2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTRX17L3Y
well i never found the source of the oil in the spark plug wells, although the customer did come back a week later after the tune-up and cylider 8 coil had burned out. We replaced his coil, and i checked the other cylinders and there was no oil in them as of y... Trouble codes: P0308 (cly 8 misfire).
2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L fuse VIN: 1FTRX17WX1
Ok so I put this one aside yesturday and brought it back in this am. I now have power to the pump motor (the red wire coming out of the abs module to the pump itself).Road tested and all is well.Cant explain it but its fixed thanks to all who took the time to ...
2005 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L steering VIN: 5LMEU88H55
Thanks to all those that replied. Robert from Indiana,Carl from CA, and Bob from NH all hit the nail on the head with the ford bulletin 05-06-06 replacing the return hose and bleeding the air out of the system. The new hose looks exactly like the old one but i...
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