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2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP34P4Y
Hi I have this 2000 Ford Focus that has been towed in as a no start. It will crank up and idle very rough for a coulple of seconds then die. If you try to give the car some throttle it will imediatly die. I checked the fuel pressure and key on engine off is 35...
2003 Ford E-250 5.4L tcc solenoid VIN: 1FDNS24LX3
Trans is hard shifting with loss of power. Check engine light comes on then over drive stops working. I found that at the tcc it has 3.48 volts at all times needs to be less than a volt. I think pcm but retesting wires again. I have replace two tccs. help I'm ...
2004 Ford F-150 Heritage XL 4.2L no spark VIN: 2FTRF17274
hello ,I have this f 150 towed in crancks fine and has new battery,fuel pressure good,did not get a chance to ck for injector pulse,had no spark,the vehicle will start now,no codes,(anti theft,or key?)when I turn key on red anti theft light comes on and then i...
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Rear main seal VIN: 1FTNX21P24
this truck came in with an oil leak at the rear main seal. the rear main seal was replaced by another shop. we have never done this repair and we are not sure which way the seal is installed. does it go in with the lip exposed to the rear? there is a special t...
2004 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTPX14564
greetings to all i have a ford pick up truck here that has a misfire.previous shop has replaced all spark plugs with i believe are champion the one piece plug.they removed all the broken plugs and installed these.two days later customer comes back with a miss ...
2004 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L starter VIN: 1FTRF12574
Hi, all, This '04 F-150 pickup with 5.4L starter misses the flywheel when first cranks. The starter has been replaced, but still has the same problem, which is intermittent. There's nothing wrong with the flywheel. There are no service bulletins for this prob...
1994 Mercury Sable LS 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1MELM5044R
cyclender #1 miss fire. compression dry 95 lb, wet 115 lb all ing wires are good tested all fireing ok. removed spark plug tested with wire connected spark plug fires, neww cap and rotor and still missing on #1. please help i feel like i am brain dead on this ...
1999 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1MEFM53S8X
Hi out there in need of help again. I have this mercury that I really donít have that much info for you but will the best I can this car will go into a vibration / soft jerk or surge feeling at35 -60 mph or in 3 and 4th gear it will even do it at this speed wh...
2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L Steering VIN: 4M2ZU86E72
driving vehicle is ok till you try to turn.steering binds when turning, starting at @ 60 degree turning radius.mainly during a parking lot maneuver,it binds and stays in a bind till you give it gas.needing some ideas on what to look for, any help out there wou...

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1992 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Starter VIN: 1FMDU32X2N
Thanks for all the replies. The problem was in the wiring. However a different connector was where the short was happening. I trace the wiring from the Neutral safety switch up to inside the engine compartment but was looking at the wrong wiring. The one ...
1992 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L No Start VIN: IFTEF14N0N
well i finally got my old truck running again. may not be the proper way but what the heck. i went across the highway from the dealership and borrowed a manual from a ford dealer. when i got home this evening i went to work. i didnt have time to look through t...
2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on, no crank VIN: 1FAFP55U82
Well I took and plugged a test computer into the vehicle and the check engine light is now bright and the theft light flashes with the key on. The computer was not programmed to the vehicle so I know this is why it is flashing. Customer did not want to put the... Trouble codes: XXX.
2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP55S03
Got a number of good replies-learned a lot such as why the fuel pressure on the scanner and the gauge reading are not the same-you have to disconnect the vacuum to the rail sensor and then the readings should match-the fix ended up being a new ford air filter ... Trouble codes: P0172 (fuel trim rich), P0175 (fuel trim rich).
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L No power VIN: 1FTWF32PO4
Well I can't believe such a small exhaust leak could cause such a loss of power! We removed the turbo and took it apart- wanted to make sure that the turbo was good inside. Everything looked good so we put it back together and noticed that the pipe was leaking...
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Hesitation, no accel / power VIN: 1FDWF36PX6
ok, since this my second post on this vehicle i will make this a little short... if you look, you could prob. find my other post as well. the vehicle was returned to me with the same problem. no power at all times and after a long cold soke, engine would stu...
2006 Ford Mustang 4.0L ABS module VIN: 1ZVFT80N86
Thank you for all the replys . We did not have any wiring problems but a intermittent communication problem. After clearing a few body related codes to lights and re-road testing the car was able to clear u 0073 code, ABS and traction control lights stayed of...
1998 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L Misfire VIN: ILNFM91V6W
Well after checking and rechecking I found that #7 cylinder was misfiring we replaced that coil on plug assembly and problem went away. A really dumb system. normally ford would have set a code for this,
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