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1988 Ford Bronco XLT 5.0L Cuts out VIN: 1RMEU15H4J
Vehicle came in for lack of power complaint. Back fires from intake and exhaust under load in park. Fuel pressure is 34 psi, within specs. Vacuum gauge shows steady reading. When test driving at full throttle engine will rev to 3400-3500 max. At 3500 engine st...
1996 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTHF25F6T
Hey, Strokers! I have a 7.3 w/ a problem. When I started it this morning,lots of white smoke and misfiring. The entire left bank was cold ([...]). Pids on the ids indicated 260 to 280 degrees F of engine oil temp.Engine cold at this time.SES on, no codes? ... Trouble codes: 276 (6 inj circuit)
1999 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU34E8X
Misses bad on cylinders 1-2-3, so far I have switched up and down stream O/2 Sensors and that didnt change a thing. I checked for vaccum leaks around intake and doesnt seem to be any, Some things I have noticed is a wierd almost "chirping" sound in the motor, ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0172
1999 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L Unknown VIN: 4F4YR12C5X
dont know much about transmissons hope you can help .truck goes good forward,all gears change good,but hass no reverse,checked reverse survo plate gasket,could not see a problem,could aband be bad,reverse band,or is transmission shot,i just baught the truck at...
2000 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L speedo VIN: 1FAPGFEUKY
have this windstar speedo wont exceed 40 km per hr. replaced cluster and still same problem. checked all wiring it seems fine. scanner reads correct speed of vehicle at all speeds.
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L wipers VIN: 1FTSW31L61
Hi all; Problem; WIPERS don't work until the key has been on for 26 seconds. After that they work normally until the key is turned off and then the delay of 26 seconds again occures after the key is turned back on. Normal operation of the wiper delay system an...
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 7.3L high pressure pump VIN: 1FTSX31F22
had oil leak on pump removed pump fixed o ring on bolt has never restarted will start if i run it on spray but high oil pressure am i missing something???
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNW21P44
I have a customer complaining of a hard to start issue on cold soak... Ive pulled codes po261,po267,po264,po270,po611,po273,po279,po276,po282. When you try to crank it seems like its misfiring and if it does crank up it dumps a bunch of smoke. seems to take ab...
1997 Mercury Mystique LS 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3MELM65L9V
Hey guys! I'm posting this for a friend/tech at another shop (They have no internet at this time). This 1997 Mercury Mystique is driving him insane. It has already been to two prior shops and nobody has been able to fix it. The problem is a flashing Check Engi... Trouble codes: P0302
1998 Mercury Villager LS 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2ZV1114W
Well I have this van than is giving me a headache, It has been having a misfire intermediate from time to time maybe every 2 months for a couple of weeks, but now is pretty much all the time, specially after warm up, running really rich, I try 2 reman. distrib... Trouble codes: P0300 (Ramdom misfire), P0325 (Knock Sensor)
1998 Other Ford 4700 7.6L Hesitation, Poor Power VIN: 1HTGRAAR6X
Diesel guys, HELP. This truck has been passed around like a joint, and now I have it. It has a power issue. It is powered by a DT466E single box engine and an Allison 6sp automatic trans. When empty it runs a bit sluggish, but is driveable and OK. When loaded ...

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1993 Ford F F700 6.6L Hydroboost
Thanks to every one, I let the customer take the vehicle and at the end of the day he called and said the pedal went back to normal. Thanks again Dean [...]
1997 Ford F-150 5.4L Cooling Systems VIN: 2FTEX08L0V
thomas was right. it was the oil cooler with a crack. Thank you for the help. I was thought this site was for helping people fix cars not how to run shop.my reason for finding leak was for future problems. not to repair this engine although i did. I guess all...
2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L pings VIN: 2FMZA5142Y
i want to thank everybody who gave there idea and experience.after prying some info i found the van started pinging after she got it back from the body shop,front left damage,checked grams per seconds at idle about 2.9 only,idled great. found that it had a 3.0...
2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Electronic VIN: W11NB18354
went to scanner had code p0500 vss sensor,we had replaced it with aafter market,this time went to ford got one cleared codes,speedometer wroks ,low range light off.ok didnt beleave my fix so put old vss back in,acted up did same thing,put new one back works fi...
2009 Ford F550 6.4L Hesitation VIN: 1FDAF57R69
the vehicle was sent to Karl Klement Ford and they fixed it. The wiring harness came loose under right hand valve cover and there was a bad spot on it too in this location. They repaired it and it is not acting up at all. Trouble codes: P0194 (fuel rail pressure).
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