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1993 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L 2-1 downshift VIN: 1FALP52U5R
Thank you in advance, iatn has always been a great information source. First of all I am not a transmission tech. This Taurus came in for a "slip problem". I test drove the car when it was cold and it seemed to shift fine. As things warmed up I noticed when I ...
1994 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L Cuts out VIN: 1FTEF14Y3R
He called be with a hard start problem. Brought it over and it would not start in my drive. after a couple of test we determined the distributor was defective. Ordered another one after talking to the original installer. Got one through the same company. It la...
2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Unknown VIN: 1FAP55U82G
has anyone seen a tauras that accumilates water on drivers side floor mat during rain
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWX32P13
Ok, thanks in advance for your insight and advice. We towed this one in for a no start and they had cranked it enough the batteries were low. This was the first time that it wouldnt restart after letting it sit for a while. He had it die on him three times but...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L no power VIN: 1FTNW20P13
has no power , idles great starts up great no check engine lamp or codes but make a odd hissing noise ever since the egr cooler was replace , it comes and goes intermit just doesnt have power idles good and starts up great again run diag no codes found , just ...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSW31P73
hey techs i have this problem truck that will not start,customer stated it was acting up,shaking on first start of the day,for about a month until it didn't start.then it was towed in.i did a list of checks as stated everything seems fine,icp sensor and ipr ha...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTPX14544
hi thanks in advance for any help, i have a late model ford f150 with the electronic throttle that will not start cold, the ap1 and ap2 pids will not change when its in a no start, the codes will not clear except the p2107, when it does start after several att... Trouble codes: P0606, P1235, P2105, P2107
2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L cam phazers VIN: 1FTPW14534
hi guys! got a ford f150 here that i'm pretty sure needs cam phazers just wondering if i should put new valve lash adjuster in it also to save a later headache, or is not really that common that these are bad.
2006 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Hesitation VIN: 1FTPW14V16
this thing feels just like a bad cat tuned engine, replaced mass air flow and cats still feels the same everything looks good on data stream any help would be appreciated.
2007 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L heater/ac VIN: 2FAFP71W07
Guys, this crown vic blend air door motor will not operate at all, there is no key on power at the potentiometer switch DB wire circuit 600 C237. Fuse F17 10a is good, at blend motor C289 there is poer at purple wire circuit 246RD/Bk, ground is ok, known good ...
2008 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L steering VIN: 2FAFP71VX8
vehicle came in for wheel alignment. readings were all good. touched up camber and toe. on road test vehicle pulled right. swapped front tires side to side still pulled right. when backing up and appling brakes,steering wheel moves left. when idling thru parki...
1997 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1MELM58S8V
This car has a problem when you drive it at likes the WOT kicks long as you take it easy it works fine,but if you gas on it it goes in to WOT mode.Cleared codes and the same P1519 came back.however it is only in the KOEO mode.Not to up to date on this sy... Trouble codes: P1519 (IMRC stuck open)
1999 Mercury Villager (Van) Estate 3.3L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 4M2XV11T0X
vehicle came in after leaving customer on side of road, when got to shop started right up ran vehicle multiple time for hours at a time could not get to fail. after running for awhile and short test drive finally failed, going down road felt just like losing f... Trouble codes: P0340

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1995 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FALP52U5S
first, i would like to say thank you to everyone who replied. all info. was very useful. further diagnosis, i hooked up the red brick to the vehicle and verified vehicle speed was valid. next, i checked pwr. to evr, ok. then i checked grd. side, not grounding ...
1997 Ford F-150 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FTDF1721V
thanx to all tthe replys, i spent about 2 days on it checking all systems and components, and came to conclusion that crankshaft was out of time some how or the wrong one, someone replaced crankshaft and many sensors, customer declined the replacement of cran...
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L calipers VIN: 1FTSW21P86
Thanks for all that replied to my request for help. Some times we have a tendancy to go past the simple things.This truck with 26k miles does have rust on the brake pad mountings causing them to stick. The customer brought truck this time before cleaning the t...
2006 Ford Escape XLS 2.3L seat belt sensor VIN: 1FMYU93146
Thanks to all that offered help, as I expected sensors may be different, seems to be no info on these sensors. we ordered new unit from dealer to avoid any liability issues.
1995 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L Alternator VIN: 1LNLM91V7S
Thanks to all for the input, my customer has not agreed to do any more work at this time. I recommended installing a factory unit, he doesn't want to spend the money. To all who recommended checking the wiring, believe me when I say I've been through them al...
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