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1996 Ford Ranger STX 3.0L differintial vent VIN: 1FTDR15U5T
we have this truck that has started to leak from the vent tube with the hubs locked in, we found the tsb related to this and ordered the kit, kit came with a new cover, this truck has the twin i-beam front suspension and we cannot see the cover fitting between...
1998 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L oil VIN: 1FTZX1723W
Another shop sent this truck to me with an odd problem. There's coolant mixed with the oil, but it's only under the left valve cover. I pulled the dipstick and the oil is clean and clear. I also pulled the PCV valve to see if anything was on it. Nothing. I've ...
1999 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, p0171 VIN: 1FTPS24L8X
if any tech out there could help it would be greatly appreciated. van is running lean bank one, fuel trim is 25% one and -1% bank 2, with a lean shake at idle but no hard missfire. smoked engine several times warm and cold, no leaks found. baro is sitting at 1... Trouble codes: P0171
1999 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Cooling Systems VIN: EXPEDITION
Vehicle came in with coolant leak at intake gasket under thermostat housing. Removed intake and found wrong gaskets were installed previously. Used felpro gasket set and reinstalled had leak at rear of intake gasket on drivers side. Assumed I had damaged gaske...
2000 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L key less entry on drivers door pad VIN: 1FMRU1563Y
anyone know how to find out how to get the code for keyless entry for drivers door pad? herd something about code on lable behind dooor panel or rear panel.
2000 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Suspension VIN: 1FDXF46F0Y
not your typical iatn issue here, i am trying to quote a ball joint/upper/lower-track bar-left inner tie rod replacement. all of my data/software/alldata doesnt give me any repair time for work. does anyone out there in the iatn world have labor time for thes...
2003 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10DX3
hey ford guys hope you can help. thanks in advance.truck has code p2004 [intake runner control stck open bank 1]along with p316 & p304 misfires. checked for vac. leaks and found none. found actuator arm off and reinstalled but still has code. dealer claims you... Trouble codes: P2004 (intake runner conrol stuck open b1)
2003 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP34303
vehicle has intermitent hesatation and now misfire. hesatation first noticed at cruise speed durning downshift. stubbling and misfire noticed at latter date when coming off idle speed. Code p0004 pressure module was found under KOER test but can not find discr... Trouble codes: P0191, P2196, P0300
2006 Ford E-250 5.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNS24L06
Van cam in 3 weeks ago for a MIL and running rough condition. Only code in the system was a P0353 (ignition coil 'c' pri/sec circuit fault) Looked up mode six information and found cylinder #3 had a few counts. replaced that coil and miss fire was gone. Toda... Trouble codes: P0060, P0353
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L vct system VIN: 1FTVF14526
need info on normal pid readings for the vct system. don't want to replace the other vct solenoid for no reason and am not very interested in pulling the front timing cover to check valve timing if not neccesary. any advice would be appreciated. thanks in adva...
2007 Ford Mustang 4.0L maf VIN: 1ZVFT80N27
i am looking for the parameters for the maf at idle an at about 3000 rpms what would be normal?
1990 Lincoln Mark VII LSC 5.0L air springs
need some more advice pleeease. thanks in advance. have customer car with air ride problem the left front won t pump all the way up.also left rear not all the way up.right side front and back are fine.I have put in left air bag new.changed left leveler,change...
2003 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Turn signal/Cluster VIN: 1LNHM82W33
Hello everyone. I need my sanity back, can you help? I have a 2003 Lincoln Town Car that if you let the car sit for and hour, then try to use the left or right turn signal, the instrument cluster will reset, mileage, warning indicators, illumination. Climate c...
2000 Mercury Villager 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4M2XV11T8Y
Vehicle came to me after another mechanic had done timing belt and then replaced engine with used one. Engine runs like ignition timing is off, bucks and jerks during cranking and when started, won't idle on it's own but when run above 1000 RPM, smooths out bu... Trouble codes: P1320 (Man Controlled Ign. System or Misfire), P0325 (Knock Sensor Bank 1)

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1996 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L temperature VIN: 1FTHW26G7T
Thanks for all the help. I have been struggeling to find time to fix it. I warrentied out the water pump and radiator. bought a oe fan clutch replaced the t-stat twice, checked the operation of the egr system. checked for backpressure, checked compression. rep...
1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L starts in high gear VIN: 1F3CU56ERV
Thank you everyone for your help, The reason the computer was not seening a VSS signal is because the circuit was not complete. the negative wire from the VSS was missing at the computer, someone had replaced the engine with the harness and installed a later 1...
2007 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTPX14VX7
Chuck [...] and Ted thank you very much for the response, I could not find any wiring problems anywhere...have not fixed anything but the truck stopped blowing the fuse and has been running fine ever since.. I am worried because I did not find the cause and...
2004 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L door ajar light VIN: 4M2DU86W84
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