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1994 Ford E-350 Econoline XL 5.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FBJS31HXR
first time asking for help. this van will idle fairly smooth. then, all of a sudden, will cut out as if key were cycled off and back on. this all transpires in a seconds time. very quick. surges back up and idles fine. 10 seconds later, does it again. i scoped...
1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Fuse 20 VIN: 2FMDA5147T
This vehicle came in as a crank with no start condition. After Scanning it we found a few codes. P0300 Random Misfire, p0353 Ignition Coil "C" Circuit Malfunction and, p0352 Ignition Coil "B" Circuit Malfunction. We hooked up a spark tester and found no spark....
2000 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.8L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FDXW46S9Y
members what to say high to all and hope everyone is duing well,have this truck that came in for the heater hose comin off at core,fixed filled system test drove all seem good,customer called next day said truck overheates going down highway, got truck back fo...
2002 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson Edition 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRW07392
got this 02 f-150 h/d edition with 5.4l s/c. has code for egr flow out of range (p0401) when i engage the egr valve, the engine stalls immediately, put vac to dpfe and it reads to 4v, drops back down to 1 when vac is released, egr solenoid is operational and i... Trouble codes: P0401
2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Stall VIN: 1FTRW08L82
Thanks for looking over my post. Customer droped off his F-150 for a stall when comming to a stop, bucks and almost stalls on interstate driving, and CEL. All of these problems seam to occur when the engine is warm, driving for at least 30 min, and warm outsid... Trouble codes: P0340 (Loss of CMP Signal)
2002 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FADP42X82
This mustang will start then stalles mil light appeares right away p0340.Preformed all ford pinpionts of the cmp to the point where it said to replace pcm. Replaced pcm problem still there. This is only on start up. I can clear codes It might start twice okay ... Trouble codes: P0340
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FTSW31P53
This ford is eating my lunch! let me start at the beginning. Three months ago this truck came in for running poorly and lots of black smoke. diagnosed as bad injectors. replaced all 8 injectors, ficm, and updated computers. at the same visit we installed a per... Trouble codes: P0281 (cyl. 7 contribution)
2003 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L interior lights ,chime VIN: 1FMFU15L73
Holy Cow Batman! Driving down the road the interior lights will come on,the door ajar bell goes nuts and the running board access lights turn on.Of course everytime the vehicle comes to the shop it behaves. Has anyone else ecounterd a possesed ford like this? ...
2006 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L Unknown VIN: 1FAFP56U26
This car is leaking WATER on the floor on the passanger side. It only leaks with the air on. The drain tube has been checked. They said that another shop took something apart and cleaned and checked it. They realy found nothing wrong. I assume they took the lo...
2006 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L instrument cluster VIN: 1FAFPP34N0
Just checking to see if anybody else has come across a similar problem on a 2006 Focus. The customer states that the speedometer drops to 0mph and the radio shuts off intermittently. We have had the car for several days and have not been able to duplicate the ...
2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L Cooling fan operation VIN: 1LNHM87A0Y
Fan seems to not be kicking into high speed. Engine gets hot and overflows from tank. With A/C on the fan goes into high speed but only for a minute then every couple of seconds it goes in and outb of high speed. This is a hydrolic fan.
2002 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM55SX2
I have this sable with 2 dead cylinders #2&6.I have spark so small I missed it the other day.Cust. installed new coil pack with no help.I have tested battery voltage at coil pack good. Tested wire from coil pack C to PCM ohmed good.Checked pcm grounds/plug wir... Trouble codes: P0353

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1994 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Mechanical VIN: 1FTCR10U2S
Replaced Clutch kit new kit not a reman with roller pilot bushing, replaced master cylinder and slave cylinder with ford parts, replaced flywheel and still has problem. It only happens when it is hot you cannot shift it after a stop. even changed the transmi...
1996 Ford Bronco Eddie Bauer 5.8L No Start VIN: 1FMEU15HXT
like i said in my first statment that the customer was trying to fix it himself the hall-effect i was told was new end up being a junk yard part and as you all aready know are not new parts. ended up putting a new dis in it and car started on first crank thank...
2005 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L timing chain VIN: AFAHP60A45
replace vct valve and housing with can shaft gear exhaust gear, secondary chain and teninsor.
2007 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Electronic VIN: 1FTPW12V97
Thanks Michael,Avinash & Brian for the replies. The .046 volts was not causing the issue. After double checking all modules for other codes ( were not any) and disconecting the cluster & abs module with same results I replace the output speed sensor. Both pat...
2007 International 4000 4300 7.6L compresor VIN: 1HTMMAAM37
The thermistor on the accumulator was open. replaced both thermistors and recharged system, all ok.
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