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1989 Ford Bronco II Eddie Bauer 2.9L No Start VIN: 1FMCU12T1K
customer has had this bronco for 10 years. 2 years ago it wouldn't start after sitting for a while so i checked it out and fuel pump was toast. i threw one in and it ran great so i did brakes and other stuff to make it road worthy. now 2 years later same thing...
1994 Ford F-250 XL 5.8L fuel tank VIN: 2FTHF26HXR
this truck is equiped with dual tanks. tanks were both rusted and front one has a bad fuel pump. i replaced rear tank and installed new pump sending unit tank straps. A few days later the truk came back with the front tank overfilling with gas.
1994 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.8L Cuts out VIN: 1FBJS31H1R
The problem with this one is that it cuts out at low rpm. It only cuts out for a split second which causes it to buck or jerk in od. It is also noticable at idle. I believe the key to the problem is that it does not stay in closed loop and vref goes from 5 vol...
1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L No Start, Stall VIN: 2FTEF15Y9T
Another fun project, This truck stalls and will refire some times and not other times, also customer states after it has sat for a couple of hours it won't start, we have ran the truck for hours on end, and also drove the truck only to have it not start one ti...
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Mechanical VIN: 1FTDX1761V
I just overhauled this unit. Cust. had it for three days. First engagement to drive in the morning the the thing will engage fine till you lightly hit the accelerator. Then will neutral and reengage several times. Can pull down to manual low and problem disapp...
1998 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Hesitation VIN: 2FAFP71WXW
Car came in overheated with only overheated codes, found inop radiator electric fan. Changed the fan motor and now fan "On" at 216 degrees and "Off" at 198 degrees. Car idles good and no more overheating but when shifted into reverse or drive it stumbles and m...
1999 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 7.3L Stall VIN: 1FDSS34F7X
Hello, Thank you for being the members of the iATN. ***. This help request is one that starts by my being asked to help resolve yet a stall and a No Start on a 2000 Model e-350 Ford Van. There - the engine stalled. Towed. And continues to be a no start - no... Trouble codes: P0232 (Fuel pump secondary Circuit High), P0603 (Keep Alive Memory code), P0541 (Intake Air Heater Circuit Low)
2000 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDSS34F8Y
Hello, And My hat is off to you guys who service these Ford Trucks every day. They are not everyone's cup of tea. Work they are. ***. This is a tow/no start/no run. initially. Change engine oil. Renew the IDM - because the case was badly corroded and it is a...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L 2-3 shift VIN: 1FTNX20F41
Hey guys, I hope someone can help. I have a truck that had major transmission mechanical problems. A junk yard trans was installed (a whole other issue). Now the trans operates but won't upshift out of second. Scanned computer data, the trans range sensor says...
2001 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L rear axel VIN: 1FAFP45X51
this message is for the ford technitions & i need your help. we tried too change the rear axel seal because it has been leaking, so we tried too get the axel out, too get the U clip, but we couldnt cause there is a piece of bracket inside the dif we could not ...
2001 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L gem module VIN: 1FTYR10C61
Thanks in advance for taking the time to read this, some may check my sanity when done. This Ranger came in from another shop with no speedometer. Owner says vehicle was parked under a tree that was struck by lightning. After checking the sensor and wires. I p...
2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L mil VIN: 1FAFP55U82
Getting code B2992 (Pretensioner circuit failure). I have a flashing code "33" on the MIL, also. I read in Alldata that I need to put in a jumper tool to check the air bag computer out...and it mentions a low resistance reading. I do not have the jumpers, and ...
2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Cylinder Head VIN: 1FTPX12584
This 5.4 came in for a miss on 2 cylinders -Right Side first 2 cylinders. Broke of both plugs, got them out with the Lisle tool, but 2 new plugs didn't help. Worn camshaft causing the miss. Removed the head and have it at the machine shop. It seems that some p...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 5.4L low power VIN: 1FTSW20565
hello guys and gals this is my first post so if i miss something let me know we have a 2005 ford f250 5.4 3 valve the vehicle is a glass company work truck customer complaint was vehicle lost power while driving down the road after driving vehicle best way to ...
2005 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L compressor clutch VIN: 1FTPW1455F
all pressures good not getting a ground from pcm on pk/ye at a/c relay can ground that pin a clutch ingages also i can power the power side of diode and ingage clutch i can also ground pin 18 at the pcm and engage clutch i am not getting my ground out of the p...
2006 Ford E-250 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE24L06
wE HAVE A E250 5.4L FORD VAN. It has intermittently set codes for all 8 coils. couple times had codes for all 8 at once. It run bad until key turned off and a/c shuts off. Restart and runs ok. We have replaced all 8 plugs & coils with motorcraft parts. Still a...
1998 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNFM81W2W
how do we get this to work!! took to stealer they said bad fpump! replaced pump w/ new. worked fine for while then would not start. then would light on dash part of thieft deturant Trouble codes: P1260 (theift)
1999 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2MEFM75W4X
car came back monday with mil on running fine. has code for gross leak p0455. ran evap test with vcm and passes cold, i can run the test up to 8 times and passes. once i drive it and it gets hot it fails part one of the evap test, the large or gross test. if i... Trouble codes: P0455 (evap gross leak)

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1991 Ford E-150 Econoline Custom 5.8L Transmission VIN: 1FDEE14H9M
First and foremost I must say thank you to everyone who replied. This is a great website for technical support. My transmission guy has my E4OD all built and ready to be installed. The front pump was seized, but all the other hard parts were ok. We did severa...
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L lock up VIN: 1FTDX1867V
i replaced the convertor and resealed the pump because it was leaking,no fix,bypassed the cooler,no fix,a rebuilt valve body was the cure,thanks to all that responded
2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L unknown VIN: 1FMCU04172
The customer haas had this vehicle back a few weeks now and has not had any further vibration issues. I had a suggestion to check the axles for being centered like we do on Chrysler products. The vibration did remind me of that but I hadn't done an official ch...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTPW14564
I removed the RH bank valve cover and found that the cam sensor reluctor on the cam phaser had broken which was the cause of my problems. I installed another new one which was different in design but the old part number (it has been updated) I think what happ... Trouble codes: P0340.
1996 Lincoln Continental Anniversary 4.6L Cooling Systems VIN: 1LNLM97V6T
Thank you to every one. The problem was using an aftermarket thermostat. I replaced it with a factory one and the vehicle is not over heating any more. The customer called today and said it is perfect.
1998 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L cooling system
It turns out David and Raymond were right, the radiator fins were clogged with road debris. Lots of fuzz and dirt on the radiator! Temp now stays below 210, it took a very long time for it to go over 200 now that the radiator is clean. I kind of forgot abou...
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