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1983 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L crankshaft pulley VIN: 1FTCR11A2D
this is the pulley that the timing belt runs on and i do not want to damage it and have to get a new one any ideas from the ford men out there ilive 4hrs from any dealers so i cant just run down the road and get one thanks mike
1993 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L concentric slave VIN: 1FTEF14Y5P
I have tried several clutch paks and when I install the transmission and start the engine, the clutch release (throwout) bearing is turning all the time... This is NOT a bleeding problem. I have examined it with the bleeder valve open and no pressure in the hy...
1998 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FMPU18L9W
at 1500 rpm in drive or reverse #3 and #5 injectors are being shut down. at the computer & at the injector. Trouble codes: P1747
1998 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FMPU18L9W
all related test regarding sensors ,solenoids,fuel peressure,fuel pump,crank sensor,cam sensor,tps,coolant temp,mass air flow &...shown ok. previous shop changed all the ignition coils. all the ground wiring going to computer ok. little moisture shown at conne... Trouble codes: P1747
1999 Ford Taurus SHO 3.4L No Start VIN: 1FAFP54NOX
I bought this car for myself, it had spun cams and bent valves. Bought the car not running and no real knowledge of past history. I replaced the engine with a known good running engine. It cranks, has spark and no fuel pressure. There is no power at the fuel p...
2000 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L blower motor VIN: 1FMZU73E1Y
manual ac system, front blower motor turns on when mode selector switch is set to off, blower will not work when mode selector is in any other position. if i turn off the rear blower motor then the front doesnt work at all. blower works on all speeds so i know...
2001 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FMDA35V11
customer calls says truck wont start brings in starts fine check and find original spark plugs with gap 40 thou over suggest tune afterwards cust informs me he has had problem with cold start for months says he must put foot on accelerator or truck wont start ...
2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L no comm. 4x4 module VIN: 1FMZU72E12
Put new alt in and had to disconnect battery, after that had no 4 wheel drive buttons do not light no comm. with 4x4 module can comm with all other modules. checked all fuses and powers and grounds at 4x4 module all are good. Thinking module is bad but it's 40...
2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FAFP55SX3
tps voltage at idle is at 1 volt,not adjustable.desired voltage set at 1 volt through kam.maf sensor is reading almost 8 grams at idle.no vacuum leaks found with carb spray.iac will not drop below 21 % even with scanner command set at 0% Trouble codes: P1506
1999 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM53S2X
Hello. I go this DOHC sable in due to check engine light and poor running. I drove it first and felt a miss at idle. Off idle it felt fine. I checked for codes and found misses on cylinder 1,2,and 3. Also lean exhaust bank2. This is what confuses me. Why is ba... Trouble codes: P0174, P0301, P0302, P3030

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1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMDU32X6R
thanks everyone.the problem was very easy once all called minn.the fix was the relay area.had to take apart and solder lower plate so connection would stay constant to relays. all is ok now
1997 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.6L drive belt VIN: 1FDEE14L5V
this van is quiet for now.as i mentioned earlier it takes a few days for noise to reoccur,first belt was a Gates and only was quiet a day.We installed a Goodyear Gatorback Poly V and so far no noise at all.I really appreciate all the helpful replies.
2000 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU73E1Y
found a chaffed wire between the abs module and the pcm, fixed the wire and now its fine. Trouble codes: P0500.
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Differential? VIN: 1FTPX145X4
Thanks to all who replied. Most replies were dead on. Replacing clutch pack in rear differential fixed problem. I let the clutches soak overnight in XL-3 Diff fluid additive, Installed next morning and test drove vehicle. No shudder or vibration. IATN is an ex...
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L resovoir black sooty VIN: 1FTNW21P14
Test driving for 10 minutes steady speed had a 46 degree diferrence between E.O.T. and E.C.T. Know I have a stopped oil cooler. What about the sooty black junk in the degas bottle? I did the T and pressure gauge @ the degas bottle no sudden change on the gaug...
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTVX12556
It's not fixed yet, but it will be. Yes, the compression is too low. I took the head off today, and on the way in found out why. The owner has been using a reusable, oiled air filter (you know the brand). But he didn't use the oil. He said it gets dirty t... Trouble codes: P0308.
2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L shifter VIN: 51MFU27R43
found fult to be with shift lock atuator-waiting for part to be ordered. Thanks for all those that helped.
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