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1997 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Hesitation VIN: 1FTDF1721V
This truck began hesitating off the line like a bad accelerator pump in a carburetor a couple of months ago. The customer brought it in because it began misfiring and losing coolant. I repaired the the head gasket but the hesitation is still present. The plugs...
1997 Ford Escort 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP13P3V
Hello everyone. I am hoping that this is some sort of common problem and that someone will be able to point me in the right direction. I have a recurring check engine light and code p1443 problem. The purge flow sensor was failing to change voltage when the pu... Trouble codes: 1443 (canister purge flow)
1998 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.4L Heater blend door VIN: 1FBSS31LXW
I have checked for service bulletins and find nothing on this problem except for blend door problems. Have any of you been through this? I am missing something. Any help would be appreciated.
1999 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRE1429X
Hey all, my first post. Have a 99 e150 with the p0340 code. Runs very bad, misses, running rich, fouling plugs with fuel. Went to iatn identafix. Tons of hits on Alt and dpfe causing signal problems with sensor. Replaced dpfe(P0401) and unplugged alt and radi... Trouble codes: P0340, P0401
2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start VIN: 1FAFP5324Y
Car came in for no start has good fuel pressure, does not have igntion spark or fuel injector pulse, check crank sensor , sensor tests good, sometimes scanner shows cranking rpms and sometimes it does not, once in a while it will try to start as if flooded, an...
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWX32P44
Well I'm a gasoline tech and I'm now being asked to work on diesel engines. I've been to some classes and have had some success in the past. I've got a 6.0 wrecker problem child. The driver complained that the truck got harder and harder to start in the mornin... Trouble codes: U0306 (software incompatibility with fuel injector control module), P2614 (camshaft sensor output circuit)
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWW31P75
Heya fellas! Got a doozy here and hoping for your insight. I apologize for the lack of information and diagnostics performed however we have not been able to get the vehicle to start since it was towed into the shop. Customer claims truck started running rough...
2006 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L torque control coupling VIN: 1FMCU94106
Hey all having a problem with this ford escape came in with massage on dash service 4 wheel drive pulled codes has code 1825 open clutch relay did diagnostic tree ever thing ck ok replaced control module can't clear codes with modis not sure if i have same pro...
2000 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L ac, abs srs VIN: 5LMPU28AXY
help ford guys, this vehicle came in with an intermittant problem, the first time about 2 weeks ago, I was unable to duplicate the problem. He brought it back again saturday. What happens is that the ac wont work at times, the abs lite comes on and the srs lit...
2004 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L rear hatch VIN: 5LMFU28R94
i replace latch assembley, ajar light now off and rear hatch will not open with key fob or from overhead switch. also key pad on drivers door also inop now locks all out of sync, did i do something or does this have to be reprogrammed. Thanks in advance
1997 Mercury Villager GS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2DV1118V
vehicle came to shop to wire o2 sensor after cat convertor.someone stole cat and tore of pcm harness connector.pre alldata wiring diagram, hard wired.start engine to allow to warm up.ses lamp only comes on when ignition completely turn off and restarted.after ... Trouble codes: P0141
2002 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1MEFM55S62
well here we go .this sable has got me puzzled.it has #2 missfire under heavy load cant get to plugwire because of manifold in the way to unplug while running.solus is showing miss in mode 6 for # 2 cyl.what is puzzling is when it missfires the car goes into o... Trouble codes: P0302

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1993 Ford Tempo GL 2.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FACP36X0P
It's fixed. Thank you to all that replied. It was the Hall Effect Switch that finally fixed this one. What confuses me most is the square wave on the dark blue wire at the icm never changed when the car was running or dead and cranking. That told me that the H...
1999 Ford Contour LX 2.0L cam timing VIN: 37XK169673
After checking and rechecking the cam posion and finding no reason for the snap on mt2500 scan tool reading to be off, i replaced the exhaust cam gear and still had no change! Lucky for me, i was able to get access to a factory ford scan tool and wouldn't you...
2000 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Starts then Dies VIN: 2FTRX18L5Y
I believe that the GEM module very well could have been the culprit. However our customer has been out of town and I have not heard from him since posting this help request. I apoligize that I have no firm solution to this problem. If I hear from our customer ... Trouble codes: B1318 (Low Battery Voltage at Module), C1284 (Oil Pressure Switch Fault), B1876 (T-Case 2 WD Solenoid Circuit Fault), B1313 (Battery Saver Relay Coil Circuit Fault), B1302 (Acc. Delay Relay Coil Circuit Fault), B1315 (Battery Saver Relay Coil Short to Battery Positive).
2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Unknown VIN: 2FMZA51461
Well the customer figured we had the vehicle long enough and took it before it was fixed. Seveal people mentioned a conector in the right rear of vehicle which I beleve is used for optional trailer hookup and the wiring along the right rear of the vehicle that...
2004 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Steering VIN: 2FAFP71W14
Thanks to all, we needed to put another aftermarket rack in. Good old aftermarket crap!!! Got to love it. Nate
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FTWW33P05
I removed intake and found big o ring under front of intake to have a split in it. Replaced o ring and all gaskets and all is well now. Thanks to everyone that replied
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