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1994 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L abs VIN: 1FNDU34X1R
thanks for your help this 10/94 explorer has abs light on . using the abs check connector under hood left frt fender . solis cannot retrieve any codes. diag leads me to no ground application at relay from controller. there are two relays abs related . tried us...
2001 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FAFP55U81
Please bear with me on this one. Car came in for surging at idle. Test drove and felt nothing wrong. Check for codes, found none. While checking data I decided to turn on the heater. All of a sudden the engine started surging. I turned heater off, engine stop ...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTSX3H13E
Customer had cold start problem and just wanted to replace glow plugs and controler. OK easy work even though im not a deisel person. Put in bocshe plugs and aftermarket controler. Started up and set out side all night, not pluged in. Next morning no start, bu...
2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L fuel gauge VIN: 1FAHP53235
Customer came in with SES light on. Scanned and found PO462,PO463,B1202 and B1204. All having to do with fuel sender circuit level hi and lo. We put a new fuel sender in tank from dealer. Cleared codes and sent customer down the road. Customer returned 3 days ...
2005 Ford Freestar S 3.9L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2FMZA50605
Hello I have this freestar acts like it is running out of fuel sometimes, can occur at road speed or at idle. Recent fuel filter replacement found the filter was 90% clogged. Fuel pressure is low mostly hovers around 28 psi at idle 40 psi key on engine off. My... Trouble codes: P0193, P0191
2006 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Stall VIN: 1FAFP53U16
here is one for the Ford techs out there. i have an 06 taurus that belongs to a used car lot. recently purchased from a local auction. engine cranks and runs fine until you put transmission in neutral, overdrive and first gear then engine loses ignition spark ...
2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L Trans vent VIN: 1LNHM87AXY
Customer back with fluid leaking out vent. We installed a hose to the vent and we are certain it is coming from vent. NO codes. We previously pulled valve body and replaced solenoid pack. Could not find anything wrong with valve body. We did jam the thermal co...
2004 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L ride control VIN: 5LMFU28R54
The car was in a front-end crash two weeks ago. I installed a new air pump just prior to that, and the car would inflate all of the air bags. I have a 1725 Code right now. Our Geneysis scanner is not Ford specific, and I cannot cycle the air pump to inflate t...
1999 Mercury Villager (Van) Estate 3.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 4M2XV11T8X
Vehicle runs fine when cold plenty of power, no misfire. @ 165-170ECT starts dumping fuel, misfire and stall with hard or no restart until cold. Downstream O2 sensor @1.25v when problem is happening, Fuel trims remain between .5% and 1.2%. Performed exhaust ba...
2002 Mercury Villager (Van) Estate 3.3L Misfire
vehicle has a misfire on cylinder #5 which has good spark, and a new injector. Old injector was shorted 2 Ohms of resistance. The ECM is pulsing the injector but the misfire remains. Thanks in advance for yhe help. Trouble codes: P0300, P0305

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1995 Ford F-350 Special 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDKF37F35
Hello I haven't had time to fix this truck yet. I have tried a couple of the suggestions, like jumpering the IPR with 12 volts and checking the voltage at the IPR. But for now it is on the back burner until I get time. Thanks for all of your help. Jeff
1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMZU34E5W
this vehicle has been pushed to the back shelf for now. I did do a compression test and found one bank to be lower than the other so i am thinking it is a timing problem. will need to tear down to be sure. thanks to all who posted.
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L electrical systems VIN: 1FTSW31PT3
after a long drawn out affair, we were able to determine that the heater in the right front seat would come on and would cause the drain.thanks for all who responded. larry.
2005 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Differential VIN: 1FMYU93135
Sorry for the delay with the holidays and things not every thing get done on time.Have still not found proplem.Has gone to dealer and there not sure either.They have ordered a module for it to try, but its on back order. hope to get back to everyone soon.
2002 Mercury Cougar 2.5L extended crank VIN: 1ZWHT61L92
I have fixed this vehicle. The original fuel pump was losing 15+ psi within minutes of key-off. This was the first duty-cycle controlled fuel pump I have worked with. Took some getting used to; not to mention it's returnless too. Thanks for all the replies and...
2006 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Labor time VIN: 2MEFM75VX6
Well guys I really appreciated your time and inputs, I did check on alldata for a crown victoria and i found some labor time for the crossmember, as all of you know We have to have a labor guide price in order to insurance pay for.
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