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1991 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L 2-3 3-4 2-1 shifts VIN: 1FMCU24X5M
Hi Have one here that has me stumped. Trans went out on a 1991 Explorer 4x4 5 speed manual. 2nd gear locked to main shaft. I had a trusted trans shop rebuild trans. Clutch was in very good shape, so we left it. Two weeks after finishing it I started having tro...
1992 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTCR10A9N
Hello, we have a ranger here that came in with a bad coil module we replaced it and now it run alot better but it cuts out and back fires under a load. tps and maf readings seem good. do not know much about crk sensor but looks and reads good. the only thing t...
1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 2FMDA5141T
hey guys, could use some help here, cust brought in 96 windstar for run rough, found dead miss on cylinder #2, found coil bad. my tech replaced coil, spark plugs and wires. we also performed bg induction service for maint. van will not idle correctly. it surg...
1998 Ford Contour 2.5L MIL Lamp on
hello everyone...really need help with this one. after repairing leaky intake gasteks...and pcv valve system clearing the codes and resetting the kam .drove the car a couple of times reset the codes po171/po174. don't have fuel pressure numbers but is in spe... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
2004 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L MIL Lamp on, wrench light on VIN: 1FMDU73K44
Have a Ford Explore with P2106 code AND NO OTHER CODES(in PCM or any other modules).I saw Tsb 05-14-4 . My truck falls in the range ...but does not have the other P2135 code as decribed in the Tsb. Customer was driving and the "Wrench" as well as the "Check En... Trouble codes: P2106 (Electronic throttle control system-Forced limited power)
2005 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L Main Cluster VIN: 1FAPB015ZZ
Found mold on original cluster motherboard. Acquired a replacement motherboard, nicer (with tach), cluster from JY. Replacement cluster works okay but mileage on replacement cluster is 95,000 and vehicle real mileage is 65,000. My question, short of taking it...
2005 Ford Freestar SEL 4.2L crank pulley VIN: 2FMDA51265
Hey guys, we got this freestar in yesterday with a weird noise out of the belt area. kinda sounds like a bad bearing. We found the bearing in the tensioner pulley and replaced and noise is still there. So i started to listen a little futher and it comes from b...

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1968 Ford Shelby GT350 2.5L Headlamps VIN: SFM6S10582
Hi Thanks for all the interest in this one and sorry it took so long to post the fix. The Customer is on holiday over seas so I had to wait to get access to the car. Nearly all the replies were spot on and it was indeed a ground issue. On inspection the only...
1989 Ford Ranger Custom 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FCTR10A2K
i've run out of leads and money to burn on this vehicle, i tried to wrap the crank sensor wires, ignition module wires, spout, everything ignition related with a thick layer of aluminum foil tape and grounded it, no help whatsoever. i definetely learned that ... Trouble codes: 14 (PIP erratic type C), 18 (Loss Of Ignition Diagnostic Module Input To PCM/SPOUT Circuit Grounded type C), 88 (Loss Of Dual Plug Input Control type C).
1998 Ford Mustang 3.8L window VIN: 1FAFP4448W
hey all, thanks for the replies. I got a tube of urethane from the local glass shop and installed the sash with that. Some pretty wicked stuff, will stick to anything-so watch the hands even..Seems to work good after full cure, I hope it works well in operatio...
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