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1993 Ford F-250 XL 5.8L gauges VIN: FTHF26H9JN
hi everybody heres the deal start truck all gauges working fine some times when you drive mabe 10 min or hour you never know charging gauge starts too go to neg and will end up all the way down temp and fuel gagues go all the way high fuel to past full temp pa...
1995 Ford Probe 2.0L No Start VIN: 1ZVLT2OAOS
Vehicle was towed in no start.Had no spark.Removed spout connector and vehicle starts.Spout connect has power on both sides.Replaced module and it still only runs with spout removed.
1996 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.9L Catalyst readiness VIN: 1FTFE24Y3T
*Catalyst will not test*For the lean and Rich fault codes we cleaned the MAF sensor, also tuned engine up it needed it.The customer was told to drive the van for 150 miles or so and then test it again for a sticker. The readiness status is Incomplete and the c...
1998 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Speedometer VIN: 1FTZR15X6W
This Ranger came in with 4Wheel drive inop. Went through all the test procedures and found leaking hubs. Ordere hubs from Ford and installed. Did a leak test and checked out ok. Truck left the shop and then came back about a week later. 4wheel drive inop again...
2000 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L Accessories VIN: THI34FG453
Hey IATN angels and gods. I am in the blind here. Trying to help this guy by phone so don't mind the vin number. As he is traveling, randomly, and all different conditions, somtimes the theft light starts flashing and the engine cuts out and or misses. Hasn't ...
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on, VIN: 1FTSW31FX2
Truck arrived on hook with no Cluster, No 4x4, No throttle Responce, Approx 14 codes stored in the different onboard modules. ( A few listed Above) Found no 12 Volts to APP, AUx Power train Module, 4x4 module, INstrument Cluster, Overdrive Cancel switch. Fuse ... Trouble codes: P0221, P0603 (Internal KAM error), P0476 (EPC Value Out of Range), B1352, B1201, U1262 (SCP Data Fault)
2002 Ford Windstar 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA51452
Hi Group, this windstar sets a code PO156 oxygen sensor b2 s2, I check the sensor replaced with a known good sensor, check battery power on heater circuit and ground, also continuity on circuit 359 Gray and red wire from cavity 91 on pcm connector down to 02 s... Trouble codes: P0156 (oxygen sensor b2s2 inactivity)
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.8L Temp. Gauge VIN: 1FTNW21SX3
Customer states that while driving the Temp gauge will peg out and the truck will shut down. No signs of overheating. Upon immediate restart the problem is gone. Could not duplicate in the shop or a road test.(of course) Checked sensor data and V-ref, and all ...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNX21P53
Hey guys, Thanks for looking. I haven't had a lot of 6.0 experience. This one came in on a hook. NO PCM codes. Memory codes p2614 and p2617. I can clear these codes, start the vehicle and it stalls 3 or 4 times the memory codes will come back with a p1000 ch... Trouble codes: P2614 (cmp signal low), P2617 (ckp signal low)
2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L wiring VIN: 1FTPW14594
Hello fellow techs, I am looking for suggestions as to how to keep rodents out from under this truck's hood. We have tried traps, leaving the hood open and mothballs. The little boogers just keep coming back for more. Today its the wiring to the clyinder head...
1999 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2DU55P9X
Code P0340 and check engine light came on some time ago. Cam position sensor with sync. shaft assembly, ECM (used)and programed at local Ford dealer have been installed. Wires from Cam position sensor to ECM have been ohm'd and check good. P0340 keeps poping b... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam Position Sensor Circuit Fault)

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1997 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L 1st and 3rd VIN: 1FALP42X0V
The owner of this vehicle did not want to hear that the problem was a transmission problem,so he took the car elsewhere to be fixed.The overwhelming response from members was that if the problem is confined to 1st and 3rd gear it is most likely an internal tra...
1998 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L vac hubs VIN: 1FTZR15X6W
Thanks for the replies. A few of you suggested checking the control solenoid for hub. Turns out control solenoid wasn't the problem but it got me going in the right direction. Solenoid was receiving an intermitent signal from the GEM module causing solenoid to...
1998 Ford Ranger XLT 2.5L heater controle valve VIN: 1FTYR10C4W
This one is fixed,Thanks for all the great help.We are real close to the interstate 55. It is loud and with the noise from the shop fans air tools ect,We could not here the leak at the reservoir in the right fender.we removed the wheel and fender liner and bin...
2002 Ford Windstar 3.8L Oil consumption VIN: 2FMZA53442
Determined cause to be broken oil ring, but customer did not want to spend the money to fix it at this time. Thanks for all the help.
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSW31P63
After removing the turbo, I did find the unison ring "welded" to the turbine housing by rust/corrosion. The ring was also cracked in four places. I have a new turbo to install, but regrettably, the shop caught fire and damaged the truck. Not a good way to r... Trouble codes: P0132.
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