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1992 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L starter VIN: 1FTEX15YON
this truck is killing me . the starter gear will not disengage from the flywheel when the engine is started . does not have voltage on the little wire at starter . has new starter & good used flywheel that matched the old one right down to the casting #s . the...
1994 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L check engine light VIN: 1FALP62W0R
My problems is mainly the check engine light staying on. I bought this car about 2 years ago and it never really would just stay on. It would come and go. But i did have the mufflers cut off and just put tips on it. After that it seem like it wouldnt never go ...
1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMDU34X8T
thanks for help for i have a explorer that has a light miss going on all the time. after vehicle has been sitting for awhile with no start. finally towed in for fuel pump n filter. truck started up but had a bad miss. found to #4 injector plugged, so it was re... Trouble codes: P0300, P0306
2000 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Stall VIN: 1FAFP5326Y
Hello this ford tauras stalls when coming to a stop.it stumbles on decel to stop sign and dies .I have replaced air flow sensor with a known good one off another tauras on our lot along with idle motor, replaced tps. with a new one.disconnected egr .fuel press...
2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Stall VIN: 1FMYU04112
Thanks in advance, car came in stalled at road speeds but will start up emmediatly. Cold or hot will start right up and run for 10 sec. then die as if the key is shut off. Will start right up and same thing 10 sec. Will not stay running if starting fluid is us...
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L Oil pressure gauge VIN: 1FTNW20P04
I hope that you won't get tired of reading this post but I want to try and give as much info as possible. Truck came from a dealership as a trade in that stoped running after they got it. We checked it out and found it had no high oil pressure. After removing ...
2005 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FMPU17585
This expedition died while driving and will not restart. No starter engagement. Two messages appear on instrument cluster"Eng Temp Data Error" And Charge System data error". Connect scanner no communication with PCM but I can communicate with INstrument cluste...
2005 Ford E-350 Club Wagon XL 6.8L shifts VIN: 1FBSS31S65
no codes, when driving trans shifts 1-3 3-5 . turn on tow haul botton on shifter and trans works fine. stumpped on this any help would be great. thanks lenny
2007 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L a b s module no communicasion VIN: 1FBSSB1L47
no commincasion with abs module tracksion and abs lite on checked fusses ground and cancircuits found no problem replaced abs module but no help
1999 Mercury Villager Estate 3.3L Surge VIN: 4M2XV11T8X
vehicle has a surge (trailer hitches) under very light acceleration at slow speeds at around 20 mph. no codes in memory. replaced tps but did not help. checked for vacumme leaks none found. inspected distributor for play in the shaft - ok. any input would be g...
2002 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Windows, interior lighting VIN: 1MEFM50U02
Hello IATN members, thanks in advance for any help you can offer. I have an unusual problem I have not seen before. This car came in with no power windows or interior lighting. I replaced the 10amp fuse (F226)in the central fuse center. When you turn OFF the i...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1996 Ford F-250 Special 7.5L lack of power
I was diagnosing this truck for another shop. I asked them twice about the backpressure and they assured me it has 1 lb. after comparing the other good running truck I came to the conclusion that the distributor is indexed wrong or not advancing (like some sai...
1997 Ford Ranger Splash 3.0L A/C cycling switch VIN: 1FTCR10U7V
Hey gang, With a little research I did find that in 1998 they started using a relay to carry the load and allowed the cycling switch to control the relay. That makes only 18 ma go across the cycling switch instead of 3 amps. In 1994-1996 they used the s...
1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L heater core VIN: 1FMPU18LXW
Put a restrictor in line on the pressurue side of the heater hose to restrict pressure
1999 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Starting VIN: 5T678HJGV6
I remembered reading a bunch of ssm's about reversed polarity crank sensors.Here is the rest of the story.At first when I had no start I had no ac voltage at pcm but I did at the crk sensor so I checked wiring and they checked ok but the crk.connector was dama...
2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L starter VIN: 2FM2A5146Y
Thanks to all for the help, we had programed the keys but for some reason it did not take, followed the tip to disconnect module and try again and it worked, once again thanks to all for the great help!!!
2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Lock up VIN: 1FAFP55202
Hey Mechs, Thanks for your replies. Well the fix was in the flush. I tried the cam sensor test the TPS test the salt water coil test, all negative. I then changed the Trans filter and flushed and refilled using Mercon V, no more shudder. I appreciate this reso...
2002 Lincoln LS 3.9L No Start VIN: 1LNHNM86S1
This one's fixed The fuel pump on pass side was getting hot and pulling hi amps
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