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1989 Ford Ranger S 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FTCR10A9K
Hello All, We have a ford ranger that came in with a no start.We replace the crank sensor and now it runs poorly.When we disconnect alt truck runs great.Replaced alt and insulated crank sensor wiring and still no help.Did verify ac interference with lab scope....
1997 Ford F-150 4.6L electric module VIN: 1FTDX18W6V
thanks in advance;trying to find a ford manual location of the 4x4 module unit right side dash/left
1998 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L PVH Solenoid VIN: 1FTZR15X6W
Truck came back to our shop for 4wheel drive inop. Went directly to the PVH Solenoid to test for vacuum. Hooked up vaccum guages inline at the PVH Solenoid; one on the engine vac Line and the other on the line going to hubs. Start vehicle and i get 18Hg on the...
1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Cool Coupe 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAKP1138X
the customer came back due to the aftermarket bottom pulley was convex instead of concave, stopped running, but installed new belt,replaced pulley and runns excellent,compression good,fuel good, the car has absolutly no miss fire at idle or hwy, engine light f... Trouble codes: P0301, P0303, P0304
1999 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPS2420X
I managed to get roped into this by the Boss. I forgot to erase the "S" on my forehead from the last time. The CAM sensor was squealing and setting a code. Sorry I am at home and forgot to write the code down. It was pulled out without putting the engine at #1...
2004 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L abs light VIN: 1FAFP53464
all gauges and speedometer work now but the abs light and brake light are on. car does not have abs. Can this cluster be reprogramed or do I need to get one from a taraus without abs? Thanks
2004 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRF12W94
First -- thanks for your help and second -- I'll try to keep this short. Please feel free to ask additional questions for clarification if needed. Vehicle is rebuilt damged car sold 3 months ago. Customer drives truck in today with every warning light on left ... Trouble codes: P2106 (throttle actuator control assy), U0073 (unknown), C1266 (abs power relay), U1900 (can buss fault)
2006 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FAFP53U46
Veh came back with customer complaint of a stall while waiting at a drive in resterant. I could not duplicate the concern but the idle surges (slightly by about 150rpm). The P0171 and P0316 reset along with two new codes that I am not familiar with P0191 & P1... Trouble codes: P0171, P0316 (missfire on start up), P0191 (fuel controll error), P1233 (fuel controll error)
2006 Ford Escape XLT 2.3L 4x4 VIN: 1FMCU93Z16
Good day everyone. I have this Escape that will not lock up the rear differential. I have no codes in any module. I have a patch of grass at the shop and punched the throttle and get front wheel spin only(now I have to wash the mud off). I am using a modis and...
2009 Ford F550 6.4L Hesitation VIN: 1FDAF57R69
this vehicle has an intermittent code p0194 which is a fuel rail pressure code. according to ford it is because someone is letting it idle too long and the fuel is becoming vaporized which is normal because this vehicle should not be doing long idles. it is a ... Trouble codes: P0194 (fuel rail pressure)
1992 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L abs VIN: 1LNLM81W7N
brake pedal could be higher. is there a way to bleed the abs unit without the breakout box and adaptor used by the dealers. thanks for your advice
1998 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2MELM74W1V
car came in with 401 code first replaced dpfe,egr,pressure sensor, still customer complained car runs bad and dies when first starting up. advised customer to leave car next day we found car acting up removed throddle body and did and complete cleaning. car ca... Trouble codes: P0230, P0232, P0401

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1997 Ford Explorer Limited 4.0L 4WD/Transfer case VIN: 1FMDU34E5V
Sorry it took a while everybody the vehicle belongs to a college student and had to wait for her to get back in town again. The tires were fine, not a tire issue on this one. My scanner was still MIA so I removed the front driveshaft from x-case to front diff ...
2006 Ford Mustang 4.0L ride control VIN: 1ZVHT85H86
Hi Guys, Thanks for you replies , we delivered the car without fixing his concern.We tried lots of things but we cant figure out.Even those other mustang will have the same vibration but not much compared to this. Anyway thanks for your help.
2006 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Hesitation VIN: 1FTPW14V16
1994 Lincoln Continental Executive 3.8L locks VIN: 1LNLM974XR
Re checked wiring and found bad connection, thanks.
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