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1995 Ford mondeo 4.0L Stall VIN: PASSBWAS8D
hi there this mondeo stalls constantly was the iac valve carboned up but i put 5 scanners and code readers on this vehicle none could communicate with the vehicle wondering if other techs have had this sinario thanks bazza ps not a 4ltr and should be obd2 comp...
1999 Ford Escort LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FAFP10POX
Customer complaint is it will intermittently run rough at idle. Very intermittently, as in it did it yesterday, and last time was 2 years ago. I suspect the IAC is sticking, but while checking it out i noticed the hose that goes from the brake booster check va...
1999 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L front end VIN: 1FMPU18L7X
Under hard acceleration after coming out of a turn hear a repetitive banging noise in right front. replaced u-joints in both drive shafts. While front shaft was out test drove and no sounds, so thinking its in the front axle/half shafts. Boots good differentia...
2000 Ford Explorer XLT 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FMZU83P3Y
Hi enveryone and thanks for reading this! I have an Explorer here that cranks and wont start. It has no injector pulse or spark, Theft light flashes when trying to start. Customer states that theft light has alway been on and flashes when starting engine. Chec...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L compressor clutch VIN: 1FMZU64W82
Hi group,have this 02 explorer a/c clutch will not engage,a/c clutch relay is good,and gets activated when switch is turned on,I have no signal to clutch coil,a/c machine is being fixed,my low side shows 125 lbs.if I directly apply power and ground clutch kick...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Mechanical VIN: XXXXXXXXXX
humming/whining noise while accelerating in all gears.makes noise in 2 wheel or 4 wheel drive does not change. spun on lift and can hear noise through transmission. shifts fine/fluid okay.. any common problems
2004 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L Valvetrain/Top End
Hi all, This question does not have a VIN as its a fleet repair question. We have a small fleet of 6.0 E450 minibuses, and a larger fleet of older 7.3L E450 minibuses. The 6.0's have fewer miles, our highest appx 173000 now. My question is : Are people experi...
2005 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L Stall VIN: 1FTYR14U55
About a month ago we replaced the fuel pump for a no start, a week ago it started after a long drive will die without warning. After pulling off the road, in about 5 to 10 minutes will start right up, then drive fine for several days or another long drive. Wit...
2005 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L fan VIN: 1ZVHT82HX5
vehicle brought in for intermitant overheating, temp gauge needle has spun upside down. CHT temp on scanner reading at 121C/250F fan not opperating, check for power at fan, only have ground on both wires. i have one silly question, im guesing the fans are cont...

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1990 Ford Ranger S 2.9L No Start VIN: FTCR14T4LP
Thanks for all the help. He got this one fixed. He told me that he found a wire on the starter solenoid that was hooked up wrong. Put it the correct place and all is well. Sorry he did not say exactly which wire was hooked wrong. Thanks again for the help Stan...
1994 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU34XXR
After an exhausting search I have found that this part no longer exsists. napa. dorman, carquest, wells, cardone, oem, ect. I found that this is a year specific. If any of you had perchaced this part recently, you got lucky that your parts warehouse had it on ... Trouble codes: 412 (cylinder id error).
1994 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Excessive Emissions, RICH (BANKS 1&2) VIN: 1FMCU24X2R
Curtis from Texas says possible O2 sensors,Jimmy from Georgia says possible crossed O2 sensor wiring(checked out o.k.), Jim from Penn says check CTS. All were very good ideas, as were many others. Unfortunately I tried most of them. I`d like to check coolant t... Trouble codes: P0173 (rich exhaust bank 1 koer), P0137 (rich exhaust bank 2 koer).
2004 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FMPU16W54
Thanks to all who responded. The Central junction box was bad. $240.0 from from Ford.. I guess this is an issue on these trucks. Especially the 2003 model. Dave. Trouble codes: P0231, P0172, P0175.
1998 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L hydraulics VIN: 5LMRU27L3W
We don't have a NGS tool here, as we only do limited domestic repair. We even tried another used HCU/elec ABS assy. A new or reman is not available. All 4 are doing the same thing. The pressure will release at either the ABS HCU output sides or at the cal...
2004 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L No Start VIN: 5LMEU88H54
This vehicle would start after all connections to pcm were reconnected after completing a pinout test of wiring harness. No corrision was found at these connections but everything went back to normal on its own. All codes were cleared, test drive and numerous ... Trouble codes: U1262 (c1805-), C1805 (b2900-), B2900 (u1073-), U1073 (u1123-), U1123 (u1059-), U1059 (testing and results).
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