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1995 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L purge hydrocabons
Thanks for your time. I have a customer complaining of a gas smell only when he fills his gas tank. I checked for fuel leaks at the gas tank, fuel lines, psi regulator, fuel injectors, charcoal canister vacuum lines. The customer said "I'm not over filling the...
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEX17L9V
replaced maf sensor a couple weeks ago and light came back on two days later...didn't know if someone had been down this road before and could tell me what to look for...smoke tested vehicle and could find no intake leaks...any help would be appreciated. Trouble codes: P0171
1998 Ford Explorer XLT 5.0L engine I think
Hi Guys, I've got this 1998 Explorer v-8 thats driving me nuts with a squaking noise coming somewhere from the engine. Originally, it sounded like the noise was coming from the water pump which I replaced and also changed the belt at that time. All of the pul...
1999 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L instrument panel VIN: 1FDWE40F1X
Instrument cluster is not lit, directional arrows and high beam indicater is lit up. Check plug at directional switch for burn marks= None found. Examined back of panel and everything looks OK. Put panel back in and lights came back on. Customer took vehicle f...
1999 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE2428X
hi everyone vehicle came in for check engine light 171, 174 codes in memory. check for leaks none found. has good fuel pressure. cleaned mass air flow sensor. van ran great. vehicle came back 3 days later same codes. replaced maf and on start up it ran rough,... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
2000 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZF1828Y
runs and drives normal, after clearing codes it takes 5(five) key cycles to set p0174 code, we found the long term fuel trim to be b1(-8%) & b2(+14%), is there any correlation? no exhaust leaks, new intake manifold (excessive carbon build-up in old intake mani... Trouble codes: P0174 (lean b2)
2002 Ford Windstar 3.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 2FTZA54432
vehicle seems to cutout not cutoff ,at full or almost full throttle.almost like loose cranksensor or something similar.anything less than full throttle runs fine.the cylinder # 1 missfire doesnt seem to be true,it does not skip now or no random skip either.its... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301
2002 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FMYUO4172
came in as no start customer said car lost power and died. tried starting car, was if car was flooded had to hold pedal to the floor. no power just made it into the shop. found rear bank converter plugged. replaced converter. still had to hold pedal to floor t...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNW21P33
I ran KOEO and got p0407 and p0488. Codes are not applicable for 2003 so i went to 2004 pced and performed pinpoint test. I found that pinpoint test leads to failed egrtp sensor. I pulled tp sensor to inspect found sensor blank piece of plastic and actuator mo... Trouble codes: P0407, P0488
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FDWF37P34
Hey guys have this 04 6.0l oil mixing with coolant got alot of responses on oil cooler does anybody have procedure on how to do this job my shop key is not to clear and i do not want any surprises thank you
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNW21P04
Looking for some help here please. Vehicle was towed in as a no start. Customer stated that the vehicle was very difficult to start then was running horrible, unable to restart after he shut vehicle off. Vehicle came to me on a Friday evening, we pushed it in ... Trouble codes: P0069, P2289, P0278, P0284, P0341, P0500
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1LTNW21L14
I have a broken dipstick tube on the 5.4 motor. I pulled and twisted and it did'nt move.Any help for a quick removal would be appreciated. Thanks Jerry
2005 Ford Mustang 4.0L Running VIN: 1ZVFT80N55
Good Morning and thanks for any help or ideas. Car towed in, Cust washed Eng @ car wash and will not run(starts stalls) Dash read out dis In fail safe mode. Need to know how to get out of fail safe or what i need to do.
2005 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L idiot lights VIN: 1FAFP3YN65
hey ford guys i have an issued with this focus. with the car off and key removed from the ignition the security light on the dash will flash slowly and some of the dash indicators lights---battery, oil light, door ajar, ses etc. will flash or glow very dim wit...
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FTPW14506
Vehicle has a misfire under accelration at 40 mph if you hold it to the floor it feels like a misfire/surge. The check engine light was not on. sometimes it will also happen when leaving stop and then holding it wot. I can not get it to misfire by powerbraking... Trouble codes: P0300
2003 Lincoln LS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1LNHM86S63
I could really use some help on this one! Dead miss that does not show as a missfire, just coil circuts. My first suspision was the pcm was damaged by the coils. cyls 3, 5 and 6. Trouble codes: P0353 (ignition coil circit), P0355, P0356
1996 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2MELM75W4T
can anyone tell me the tsb # for this concern - seems ford has deleted it from thier list - i remember reading about this - now cant find tsb or repair procedure harness chaffed in multiple locations... sensors & harness... does anyone reember the tsb dealing ... Trouble codes: P0161

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1991 Ford Ranger Custom 3.0L no start VIN: 1FTCR14UXM
This one really got under my skin. Basiclly i got a bad wiring diagram (mitchell) It showed #1 in different position than it should be.My haynes manual showed correct position.So much for tecnology. Thanks for all the replys.
1999 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FM2U34E2X
I had'nt closed this before now because i wanted to be sure it was fixed.this car had a long crank problem at one time which was remedied by installing a Ford inline ck valve.at a later time it developed this no start condition only after hot soak.coincidental...
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L No Start VIN: 1FDWF3657Y
most of the replies coverd what my testing had already done. i sent the vehicle to the dealership, and they told me it had a blown engine. the customer decided to bot fix it, and it was towed away. thanks for the time
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTNX20F5Y
less than a week and 13 exelent replays,this truck is FIX everybody give my exelent guide ,especialy JACK FROM TENNESSEE whit the part # and where to get it ...yes was the IDM i check every thing you guys said to check and all point to idm and that was the pro... Trouble codes: P1316 (p1293-), P1293 (p1294-), P1294 (testing and results).
2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L skips 1 2 shift VIN: 1FAFP55282
sorry I didn't close this sooner, but Ted you were right on the money. This unit was the wrong one in the car and the shift sol pattern is different. Thanks for all your replies gentlemen. Happy Wrenching.
2005 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L shift engaugement VIN: 1FMZU73K65
2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L Poor Idle Quality VIN: LLNHM87A21
Thanks to the guys who responded We are going to jb weld the ends of the intake and put a releif valve in the side until we can find out why it is back firing.
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