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1993 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L No Start VIN: 1FTDF15Y7P
This Ford wont start after sitting for several hours when its good and cold until clear flood. I've checked Cts although it is the plastic type(aftermarket)resistance levels are all within normal readings. MAP sensor readings are right on spec. After it does f... Trouble codes: 542 (Fuel pump Cirtuit open- PCM)
1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Unknown VIN: 1FMDU34X3R
I thought at first it seemed like this Exploder wasnt upshifting into 3rd...but it was hard to tell. The engine is definitely high revving and the truck cant exceed about 30 or 40 mph. The owners also have a 92 4x4 Exploder 4.0L with a good A4LD and are assumi...
2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZF07291
Replaced upper intake gaskets and isolator bolts.Freeze Frame Data show cold @ 168F. vehicle still runs lean. Bank 1 show to be running leaner than 2.So we swapped injectors. Results the same. Fuel pump at 30 Psi@idle. 35Psi@ accel.KOEO 42psi.Cleaned injectors... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Bank 1), P0174 (Lean Bank 2)
2002 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L climate control VIN: 1FAHP60A72
Hello techs I have a tough one. climate control is not working correct if you select 70deg. or higher blows heat about 140 if you select 60deg. blows very cold. I can not blend temp. Have scanned i have no codes all temp sensors working prop. I replaced contro...

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1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Airsprings VIN: 1FMPU18L2W
Well thanks to over a dozen of you who replied. Got a variety of ideas-probably half that said to replace the air system. I did learn why one side can be inflated and the other not, the answer being the air bag solenoid. Steve [...] hit it on the head. He said...
1999 Ford Windstar 3.0L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 2FMZA51UXX
We haven't fixed it yet, cust decided leave it for awhile due to money. But as for some input I recieved I scope cam and crank, then compared to good pattern for timing of both sensors looks good and theres no sign that anyone else adjusted. I performed snap t...
1999 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L cooling/heating VIN: 1FMRU1864X
customer needed vehicle so i had to give it back as is. is expected to come back in a week or so. many of you suggested to flush heater core, check heater hoses if not mixed up. cracked head seams the only logical explenation to me. too bad i did not pressure ...
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