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1986 Ford Bronco II Eddie Bauer 2.9L engine VIN: 1FMCU14T1G
I have a 1986 ford bronco II that is not firing.Backed it out of the garage and was running fine.Shut it off and no start.It has a new pick-up in the distributor and ignition module.The only time it fires is when you let off the key after cranking.It fires onc...
1997 Ford F-250 7.3L #5 injector
this truck came in with a engine miss.after a buzz test and then a cyl. contribtion test i confirmed it was cyl. #5 .with code p1275.i went through the tests as per mitchell manual and replaced the injector and the truck ran perfect for 3 months.then a week ag...
1997 Ford F-350 XLT 7.5L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FDJW35G9V
hello to all iatn members,have this f350 with reman motor under light accel truck runs fairly good,but if i get on it pretty hard its like it has a clogged cat,gave truck a exhaust leak still no change,check timming all seems ok,fuel pressure is with in specs,...
1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L exhaust VIN: 1FMRU1767X
This is my first request for help, but have benefited often by reading others' fixes. The owner stated that it was doing fine until somebody changed the oil; then it began smoking out the tailpipe. A repair garage told her that it needed extensive engine repai...
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTSW31F5Y
This F350 was towed in leaking oil from high press. oil pump. Added oil to check for leak and engine started. Replaced high press. oil pump from dealer. After installing pump engine will not start. icp press. at o psi while cranking. Fuel press. within specs. ... Trouble codes: P1212
2001 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L no performance issue VIN: 2FAFP73W17
am i forgetting something - gas - temp - overnight soak - test drive on toll road for first ten minutes after cold start @ 45 - steady throttle - wont set last 4 monitors - replaced thermostat today - will retest again in morning same as last year - 2 speed id... Trouble codes: P1000
2004 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53U34
Second time in my bay. Car runs ok, some spark knock on accel. History is minimal and only have car for 3 days. Oil consumpsion is normal. Customer had car for about 45 days before code set, no repairs or events to blame it on. Some times takes a week, last ti... Trouble codes: P0420, P0430
2005 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Compressor VIN: 1FMFU18555
Customer states the car has a bad noise at start up only if the AC is on or Defrost. Maybe a belt slipping or clutch slipping? I have not heard the noise. After our service, in the parking lot as he picked it up it made the noise. He says it sounds like grind...
2006 Ford Fusion SEL 3.0L Compressor VIN: 3FAHP08116
Good morning Looking for some guidance from ford experts, need to replace the evaporator temp sensor. mitchell says I need to remove instrument panel to access, Of course I would like a short cut if one is avaiable. Thanks in advance.
2007 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FAFP71W97
not enough space to list all codes \ also has po743 po102 po748 po755 po758 po962 and p1489 veh runs rough wont idle sets 17 codes cked sensers pretaining to codes all seem good i belive it has electrical concerns have cked everything i can think of just wonde... Trouble codes: P0135, P0155, P0403, P0443, P0740
1996 Lincoln Town Car Anniversary 4.6L Stall VIN: 1LNLM82W1T
car came in 3 weeks ago for service with a code p0125. he also stated car would stall when he was driving. after diag of code , the car was not getting to operating temp and thermostat was broken. replace thermostat, manifold (had a crack) ,front brakes/rotors... Trouble codes: P1469
1995 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6L Compressor VIN: 1MELM62W3S
Have a very intermittent problem with clutch engagement. A/C clutch will turn off randomly, sometimes will stay off for entire key cycle, but most of the time it comes back on after 10/20 seconds. When the problem occurs I have good voltage through the two pre...
2001 Mercury Cougar 2.5L sensor/control unit VIN: 1ZWFT61L41
lookin for help from ford techs or techs familiar with abs. vehicle came in couple of months ago with abs and traction light on. scanned and replaced wheel sensor. came back again yesterday with same thing. tried another sensor on rf wheel and did not fix prob...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1997 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FDEE1469V
Well folks, many thanks for the replies we received. We went back and retraced all of our repairs and noticed we had failed to inform ya'll that the dpfe had been replaced. And we don't a have a smoke machine. We manufactured one that worked enough to find two... Trouble codes: P1100 (maf intermittent), P0305 (fixed), P0306 (fixed), P0455 (fixed), P0401 (fixed).
2002 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYUO1142
came to the conclusion that is an open between the ftp sensor and the pcm but cust took the car and will bring it back sometime to leave it has been a while so i figured id close this Trouble codes: 452.
2003 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L fog lights VIN: 1FAHP60A43
Replaced gem module, was holding fog light relay on. Thanks to all who e-mailed me with suggestions.
2003 Ford Escape XLS 2.0L Clutch pedal VIN: 1FMYU02B03
Well I got the pedal to stay to the floor and traced it back to a bypassing master cylinder as Vern and Joe suggested. Thanks again to all who took the time to reply.
2004 Ford Freestar SES 3.9L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 2FMZA57604
performed a 60k service - all fluids / filters - which had been overdue & replaced fuel rail sensor for the first code - solved that concern - then replaced fuel pump for secondary code - dying concern & most of hesitation dis-appeared... final fix for interm... Trouble codes: P0191 (fuel rail circuit performance), P0193 (frp sensor circuit high input - gone after new sensor installed), P1233 (fuel pump driver module offline - will start -no problem).
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTWW31P36
Good morning everyone,Thanks to all who wrote in.After checking the voltage readings on our scan tool,the fuel injection module did not drop below 45 volts at any time as was suggested from everyone.The truck was still acting up cold only, and still had a rand... Trouble codes: 0611 (fuel injection module performance).
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