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1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1TEX15N0RK
Vehicle came in from another shop that replaced plugs (ngk), cap, rotor and starter with no drivability issues. Vehicle now missfires on cylinder 3,4,5 and 7. We have swaped plugs and wires with other cylinders, compression check, replaced cap and rotor with d...
1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Refridegerant level VIN: 1FMDU32X2S
This truck will not pull more than 22inHG and won't even hold it for 1min. It is not my robinAir machine i just had it serviced and no other problems on any other car. I charge the system and it runs cold as ice without fault. Cut it off and looses charge in 1...
1995 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L cruise control VIN: 1FTCR11X4S
Ford techs please help! Custumer complains cruise control surges and it does. Cruise sets fine, will resume, accel, and all that good stuff. Problem is mostly coasting down mild grades. The speedo will jump around about 2 to 3 mph and the cruise feels like it ...
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L timing VIN: 1FTEX18L9V
Alright need help please. Small shop pulled the heads on this one. I did put in tdc before I did marked the cam positions with paint before taking apart but didnt use cam holders don't have. I have read alldata and a haynes and all i get is left side mark shou...
2000 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L noise VIN: 1FAFP5327Y
1st time posting on IATN, hoping for the best. Customer original visit was for leaks in garage and poor idle at stop lights. Found H20 pump and heater core bypass lines leaking. Trans pan was also leaking so we replaced. Monitored level of trans fluid becuase ...
2002 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon Chateau 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FMRE11L52
Vehicle will crank and not start. No injection pulse or spark, and no fuel pump relay engagement. Scan for codes, none stored. Scan tool data inputs in normal range (coolant temp, etc.) Data showed no rpm input and fuel pump driver monitor @ 0%. Labscope crank...
2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Various electrical items VIN: 1FMZU72E92
Vehicle was initially towed in with a 'click' when trying to start, battery was dead. Charged, battery went dead a few times since we have had it due the the fact that the radio will not turn off. The engine would crank and not start, by-pass the inertia switc...
2005 Lincoln LS Sport 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1NHM87A55Y
misfies at idle.after cold or hot soke,goes in to mim power, mode found one bad voil replaced warn spark plugs,code 2014 and 2110,cleaned t body,car runs great but if it sits for 30 minute mise fire on restart,some times,and no misfire codes,and no mode 6 misf...

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1997 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L timing VIN: 1FTCR10A3V
thanks for all of the replies. the pressed on reluctor wheel on the back of the harmonic balancer had spun so it was firing out of sequence.
1998 Ford Ranger Splash 2.5L Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10C7W
it's fixed. thanks to all who replied & tried to help. it came down to just taking things apart and lookingfor something...since mode 6 showed #4 & #2 had misfires, that's where i went. i had checked the wires at the coil packs but not at the plugs...#4 plug w...
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L engine no start VIN: 1FTNW21F32
IPR - found out of range, Replaced - problem has not re-occured
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Oil system VIN: 1FTNX21P74
From the looks of the wear sleeve on the crank, the previous installer did not have the tool to do it correctly. I installed another front crank seal with the correct tools and it has not come back. Thanks to everyone for your time in replying.
2005 Mercury Mariner Premier 3.0L ps line VIN: 4M2YU56195
Re ordered line and fitting wire tied to line, makes me wonder if someone jacked fitting or if it was a production line, end result is learned something new and fix car. Thanks for the info, David
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