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1967 Ford Mustang 390CID engine VIN: 7F01S12743
I got this car in the shop. It overheats in 7min(240+)while iding. The engine was rebuilt at another shop and has never been right. I checked for a blown headgasket and found none. I checked the T-stat it is working. Opens at about 185. I have good coolant flo...
1994 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L lf marker assembly VIN: 1FTDF15Y4R
I am sorry to post such a bad question. How in the &^%$ do you replace the left front marker bulb. we got the top screws out however this assembly can not be removed. please help
1997 Ford F-150 4.6L no start VIN: 123456790
customer called me with a no start. He let it sit adn then it started fine, no misses and no codes. My first impression is a bad fuel pump but if you have any suggestions i would appreciate it. I dont want to just throw parts at it. It is here and runs fine an...
1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Cool Coupe 2.0L No Start VIN: 3FALP1139W
This is a used car from a used car lot. When they first purchased the car they were going through a car wash and the vehicle stalled. With ignition key on coling fan would run engine would crank no spark or injector pulse-no fuel pump-no computer comunication-...
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L DLC Dead VIN: 1FTSX31FOX
Any common reasons why DLC port is "dead"? Two different scanners won't connect to vehicle. Fuse 3 (inside fuse box)..OBD II/Cigar lighter seemed to be an obvious choice, but this fuse and other ck. out fine (fuse 19 ok). Below is the pin out chart I have f...
1999 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 5.4L door losks VIN: 1FBS531L4X
hi all,this van have troble with the door can close from the door lock botton and from the remote but it cant open from eithere of them.I have tested the switches and they both read good.have replace with good ones and same thing.does this van have a d...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L Mechanical VIN: 1FTNX21S4X
Hello members.. Thanks for the your time, and have a 4R100 question.. I have this 4R100 that was a 'Ford Remanufacture' and suffered an early failure due to a case crack from a 'nasty' front driveline balance problem.. I tore it down to do a component swap a...
2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU60E3U
i have aquired this 2000 for explorer sport from another mechanic that has replaced most basic items to attempt to repair the stalling and misfire issue, the girl that drives this vehicle is in medical school and she can never drop the vehicle off for more tha... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P0300
2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU02181
System setting DTCs as noted. Last week was in for MIL and misfire. Misfire was partially broken coil driver wiring at the ECM connector. Replaced B1S1 for DTC P0135 last week. Now setting heater ckt. DTCs for both B1/B2 sensor 1's (pre-cat) on drive cycle. Wi... Trouble codes: P0135 (Heater ckt. B1S1 HO2S), P0155 (Heater ckt. B2S1 HO2S)
2002 Ford E-550 Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDAE55F42
i have an e550 that is killing my body due to the fact that suspension is so far jackedup into the air and i need two step stools to reach over the radiator. when starting the vehicle hot or cold there is an extended crank that had become more prominent / alm...
2003 Ford Escape XLS 2.0L Clutch pedal VIN: 1FMYU02B03
Hi Guys, The complaint is that the clutch pedal would intermittantly stay on the floor. You can pull it up manually and it would be fine after that. I have had it do this once, but was unable to determine a cause before it had corrected itself. It seems to sto...
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FT5W21596
Truck drove in with misfire and back fire under load. We pulled the front cover and valve covers. Replaced the left cam phazer, the locating pin was loose. We checked the timing marks and everything was in time. Replaced the left solenoid and tensioner (it had... Trouble codes: P0011 (p0021-), P0021
2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L abs module VIN: 1LNHM87AXY
cant communicate with abs module.tested powers/grounds and did resistance checks.all ok.replaced abs module,still cant communicate with it or flash it.can communicate with all other modules on car.seems something is interfering with its network.any sugestions ...
2004 Lincoln LS 3.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM87A24
Vehicle keeps setting a code P0108 for MAP or TMAP (thermal). Car only has a MAF sensor. With KOEO Map pid reads 5.00 on scanner and KOER Map pid reads 1.5. Ford says they have no listing for a map sensor and the sevice department hadn't heard of it either. Mi... Trouble codes: P0108

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1998 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L oil VIN: 1FTZX1723W
Well, it's fixed, the truck is, not the engine.., but I didn't get to do it. The guy works in W. Texas & he stubbornly kept driving the truck till it was all over but the crying. Rod through the block. I called him a week ago & left a message for him to com...
1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L vct overretarted VIN: 1FALP653XW
Well we took the VCT solenoid out and cleaned it up. Redid the timing belt and flushed the motor with trans fluid. After a fresh oil change and new filter it seems to run fine. I think one of the problems we were having was not loosing up the cam sprockets to ...
1999 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L No Start VIN: 2FAFP7195X
Thanks for all the helpful information. This vehicle had two problems. The first was the fuel rail pressure sensor for the CNG was bad. When this happens on natural gas vehicles the injector pulse is lost. The second problem was a 12 volt power wire to fuel pu...
2004 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Speedometer VIN: 2FAHP71W94
inside connector # 2220a of the cluster pin # 13 ltbue/pnk hot all times had voltage disconnected but when connected and back probed 0 volts none of the diagrams I found had this going to speedometer but I disassembled the cluster and traced it out to learn th...
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