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1997 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Unknown VIN: 1FMEU18W2V
this intermitent problem seems unsafe .the truck just reads full hot and oil pressure light on but oil gauge reads normal.the truck then loses power like emergency mode. 1 DTC 1299 cyl.head active. un sure what this code affects. thank
2001 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hunting at idle VIN: 1FMEU16W61
Thanks to all in advance, have this Expedition that has got me pretty stumped. In gear at idle the engine will hunt between 550 and 700 RPM. It is not at all misfiring, it just can make up its mind where it wants to idle. Desired RPM value is usually right aro...
2002 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L hard starting VIN: 1FAFP45XX2
Problem 1. )Car is hard to start when it has fully warmed up. It cranks excessively, but, will start eventually. No MIL light ever on. Problem 2.) The hose from the left side of the throttle body over to the PVC valve is collapsed. So, of course we replaced t...
2002 Ford Windstar SE Sport 3.8L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA57462
This van was towed to our shop by the bodyshop that had just replaced the windshield. It ran fine when brought into their shop but when they tried to take it out, it would idle very poorly and stall when placed in reverse. When I got it, it would idle fairly w... Trouble codes: P1270, P0500
2003 Ford Focus ZX5 2.0L HVAC Box VIN: 3FAFP37353
We have a Focus that has water leaking from the box inside the car. We made sure the A/C drain is clear and draining sufficiently. It leaks water from seams in the box about midway up the box (well above the A/C drain).It seems to leak water anytime the blower...
2003 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FTYR14V33
Rough Idle. Hesitation. Bank 2 running rich. If I pull a plug wire from any cyl. on bank 2 no changed is noticed. STFuel Trims are between -1.5 to +1.5 bank 1 and between -12.5 and -6.5 bank 2.
2003 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L door locks, radio VIN: 1FMYU931X3
The vehicle was brought to my shop after another shop replaced engine. The lights, door locks and radio will not work with the enigne off. The radioi does not work at all. I've checked all the fuses, relays and connections but cannot find anything wrong.
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L No power VIN: 1FTWF32PO4
After noon techs, this truck was brought to us with a blown motor, seems driver went through 2 feet of water and swallowed water and seized motor. We replaced it with a Jasper reman and everything seemed to go ok. after we got it running we noticed a lack of ...
2007 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L No Start, Stall, gauges die VIN: 1FDWE35LX7
driver stated bus died at highway speed,gauges died, felt like driving on a dead battery.towed to dealer started up next morning didn't have to jump, alternator and batteries were ok dealer said camshaft code was set,they said that was a result of the stall no...
2009 Ford Taurus SE 3.5L driver door key pad VIN: 1FAHP25WO9
key pad only locks all doors. wont unlock doors or trunk tried disabling any user codes {to use master only}but system wont accept change-no horn chirp-.!!! does anyone have any ideas info very limited on m.o.d.

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1989 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L clutch cable VIN: 1FABP42E1K
I would like to thank that all replied to our request. We looked into the ground cable and it was hooked up ok. One thing I forgot to mention was that all of the cables we installed along with the original one that was split had the same part number stamped o...
1992 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Starting
thanks a bunch for all the replies and suggestions it turned out that the pcm shorted interally when i disconnected it a terminal pin and wire came out with connector i just hope it was a pcm problem and not some other underlying concern but never the kess i...
1994 Lincoln Continental 3.8L ride control VIN: 1LNLM9740R
The air ride processor was n/g. It would stick in a rise or deflate mode intermittently. Also the l/f strut firm/soft ride solenoid was bad. Put used parts in and all is fine. No codes and able to run spring fill to completion.
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