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1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FTEF14N7R
Customer states that whenever the outside temperature, 60 degrees+, starts to warm up truck starts hard after being ran for at least 20 minutes, will start right up after being shut off but starts hard after 1 hour and up to 4 hours. Problem has been present f...
1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L No Start VIN: 2FMDA5146T
hi. guys: this van came on the hook with no start condition. the first try it start right up moved it inside the shop, after a while went to it to start it , but did not start! due to no fuel.check fuel pump , was not working. new fuel pump installed but no r... Trouble codes: P0301
1999 Ford Taurus SHO 3.4L Battery VIN: 1FAFP54N0X
This time it still drains the battery, but from where? Cannot detect a current draw with inductive amp clamp. Two weeks ago found alternator was barely charging and alternator case was cracked. Customer picked up car and it was dead three days later. So it's h...
2001 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L coolent VIN: 1FAFPS5U81
the car came to me they say that when you shut the car off that coolant comes out of the coolant tank car dose not over heat temp gauge normal coolant dark brown dose this car have a problem with head gaskets?
2002 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L all accessories VIN: 2FMZA53482
Accessory Delay Relay coil is not grounded by FEM intermittently. No codes. If Windstar sets for several hours all relays controlled by FEM are not grounded by there respective drivers in the FEM. After ignition is turned on (10 min. or several hours) the FEM ...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTSN31PX3
Unfortunately this is my own truck.Has been good till now,wife was pulling horse trailer when it stalled on hill.Acted like it ran out of fuel,ran out of power and then would only idle and then quit completly.Towed home and it started and ran fine -long enough... Trouble codes: 2290 (low icp pressure)
2003 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP34N87
No reference voltage to cam sensor. ohm both leads to sensor which shows good. appears to be problem with pcm but want to see if anyone else seen a repeat failure of the same? Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam sensor circut problem)
2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L ride control VIN: 5LMFU28R63
This truck is driving us mad!!! All 4 sides on ground. code C1881 among other codes alldata will not identify. p01fe,p0200,p0281,p1300,p2122,b2320,b2324. HELP. We can manually run compressor relay and it works but systen is being vented. Even after clearing co...

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1990 Ford F-250 Custom 5.8L Poor Fuel Economy, no power VIN: 1FTHX26118
Thanks to all who replied. I ran through everything I could again and still no improvement. When I fix the problem I will post an update to let you know what it was. Thanks again, you were all quick to offer help, I'm just dissapointed that I can't pin-poin...
1994 Ford Probe GT 2.5L No Start VIN: 1ZVLT22B5R
We have 2 winners!! Tim from Wisconsin and Doug from California. You were both right, after market distributor had dead coil in BOTH units. Purchased new unit and vehicle is purring as we speak. Thanks to all and thanks for the coolant temp switch idea from yo...
1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMDU34X6R
I would like to thank all that gave responses th help with this problem. They were all good responses and did give insight to the operation of the system. unfortunatley the problem wound up being the "new Remanufactured" computer. it had failed. it's gettin...
1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Timing Chain VIN: 1FTZX1769W
Thanks to all who offered help, too many to thank with e-mails. You really don't need the camshaft positioning tool,(the only one I found was in an OTC kit for $587)I found that if you torque the head with the cam removed, then set the crank to TDC #1. Install...
2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L squeking sound VIN: 1FTZR15X5Y
sorry for the delay customer brought truck back today replaced the cam sync sensor and squek was gone. i should have remembered this a replacedone about 3 years ago in a taruas but i guees it just slipped my mind. thanks for all your replys and help iatn is a ...
2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FMYU03132
thanks for the 3 replies, but no one helped. What we did on this vehicle. replaced the upstream o2 sensor on both banks, damper pulser, fuel filter, and spark plugs. vehicle is running better, fuel pressure still reading 68 psi. long and short fuel trims are w...
2004 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L downshift VIN: 1FTYR14U34
Thanks you tho those who helped provide information, however the problem was in the over drive was broken cuasing shifting problems. Thanks again for your support.
2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L transfer case VIN: 4M2ZU86K42
replaced with used transfercase everything seems to be working properly thanks for the replies.
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