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1967 Ford mustang 289CID Coolant Temp. VIN: 117T61C260
Have checked everything and have come to the decision that it must be the sending unit... But, don't have the information for a 1967 mustang coolant temp sensor... I have tried two different ones and a new guage and guage goes to hot... no short in wire to sen...
1987 Ford Bronco II Eddie Bauer 2.9L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FMCU12T6H
has anybody come across this issue, control module will not comand e.g.r vacuum solenoid "on". i can comand it with my scan tool under ---component testing-- and it will work, so this tells me the circuit is good (electrical & mechanicle "vacuum lines to e.g.r...
1988 Ford Ranger STX 2.9L Low Power VIN: 1FTCR10T9J
This truck feels like it has a plugged exhaust, it just has no power and bogs down when you try to accelerate. The odometer says 51K, or maybe that's (1)51K, but if this is like his other vehicles, it's probably more like 251K. I completed a tune-up for fouled...
1991 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FMEU15NOM
ok, so this one is starting to eat my lunch! i've been chosen to fix this problem since 2 other techs have tried and failed! this bronco came to us about 25,000 miles ago with a trans shifting problem... it feels like it shifts from 1st to 4th on accel.but if ...
1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Pump seal VIN: 1FMCU24XXR
Please don't jump all over me on this one, I'm tired, it's hot out, and I have a cold... I got this 94 Explorer in, trans won't move it forward or reverse. No fluid in pan, no real metal or clutch either. It looks like the front seal went and he drove it til i...
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FTDX18W1V
Hi guys need help with this one...Vehicle came in with check engine light on pulled codes P0301 and P0306 misfires on #1 and #6. Vehicle is running perfect no misfire can be felt. Vehicle had original wires so I recommended wires and plugs and BG fuel and inta... Trouble codes: P0301, P0306
1999 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L 5th gear VIN: 1FTZX172XX
Hi, I have a 1999 Ford F150. It has a manual transmission that will not stay engaged in 5th gear. It constantly pops out. I've disassembled it and can't seem to find any problems with the gear,blocker,or slider teeth. I checked the detents and they too seemed ...
2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L 4x4 VIN: 1FTSX31L04
This is the second time for this one. I couldn't update it again so I had to make a new one.No 4x4 low.Customer has replaced the GEM module and the 4x4 actuator.The brake and clutch inputs are good. Retrieved code B1302 Accessory Delay Relay Coil Circuit Failu...
2003 Ford Focus SVT 2.0L 6th gear VIN: 3FAHP39523
hey guys . customer brought this vehl in with clutch completely worn out so was not able to test drive for opperation . we replaced clutch . on test drive if you weren't dogging the vehl it would hit all gears with no problem , but if you drove it hard there i...
2003 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FMYU92193
Hi all, I am battling a 03 escape that wants to win. I had it in last week and replaced the front Y / flex pipe assy and the alternator (new, not reman). It came back today with all the personality of a vacuum leak but not showing evidence of one in the fuel t...
2003 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L p/steering VIN: 2FMDA52463
we have a windstar van that came into the shop a few weeks ago with a p/steering groan and hard appeared that the fluid was dirty and the screen inside the reservoir was partially clogged.we flushed the system ,cleaned the screen and reservoir,and ...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L lack of power VIN: 1FTPX04584
This truck has no power under acceleration. Feels just like a plugged exhaust. No codes. Had .75 psi backpressure so had the front pipe cat assembly replaced but still the same results. Have swapped MAF with another vehicle no change,doesn't need a tuneup, fue...
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Oil system VIN: 1FTNX21P74
This engine has a oil leak up front. From the bottom it looks like the front crank seal is leaking. Are there any common leaks on the front of this engine? Note: I am not sure if this is a 4 speed transmission or not.
2007 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Charging VIN: 1FMYU93147
hi all,vehicle came in ,battery dead,no charging,recharged and tested batt and alt,both no good,repace both ,still nocharge(batt ok now).have code po622,tested com wires and circuits 921,920,ig fuse,b+,all ok,with scanner on computer is tellingalt to charge,ba...

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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5147W
thanks for all the help i pulled the upper plennum and cleaned all egr passages vehicle seems to run smoother and cust has not called back its only been 2 days so cross the fingers thanks alot. Some of the passages were so small i could barely put a small pea... Trouble codes: 401 (insufficient egr flow), 402 (excessive egr flow), P1000.
2004 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Pass. Seat Belt Pretensioner Sensor VIN: 1FAFP53U94
Thank you very much for all the replies. The customer decided to take the vehicle before I could fix it. It looks like I would have had to replace both seat belts with new ones. Apparently the seat belts go bad in an accident. Thanks again.
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