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1986 Ford F-150 XLT Lariat 5.0L Cuts out, Dies
Sorry for no VIN, only get this one on weekends as used as work truck, I have got this 3 weekends in a row and still no better. I overhauled motor and truck ran great for first 900 miles. What is happing now in the truck will just die going down the road. It m...
1995 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L Clutch pedal VIN: 1FTDF15Y1S
Truck came in with broken clutch pedal rod.Replaced clutch master cylinder and rod. Vehicle returned 2 days later with clutch rod off of pedal assembly. Removed pedal assembly and replaced bushings, test drove.Truck is back again with the same problem, clutch ...
1995 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L No Start VIN: 1FTEF14Y6S
hello, i have a 1995 ford f150 pick up that wont start. it will crank over and start if you shoot brake clean in it .as soon as you stop feeding it ,it will shut off. i have 55lbs of fuel pressure in the rail. i removed the injectors and ohm tested them ,they ...
2000 Ford Excursion XLT 7.3L Overdrive VIN: 1FMSU43F1Y
Transmission will not go into lockup at highway cruise speeds. P0743 will store after driving at highway speeds for 5 miles. Flashed PCM with factory software, reset all codes and test drove. O/D does not engage and P0743 does reset after driving: While test d...
2001 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 1FMRU15W71
This truck belongs to a dealer friend of mine they get it from an auction, it looks like somebody try to find the problem, also I can see they replaced the transmission because everything is loose: fuel lines,harnesses etc. The problem is a strong hesitation l...
2003 Ford Focus SE 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP34Z23
hi all. car came in with code p2274. my scanner def. b1s3 oxygen sensor no activity. replace with new one from dealer but still no switching on live data. all data don't even have this code number or pin point test for this code. any idea would help. thank i... Trouble codes: P2274 (bank one sensor three no activity)
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FAFP52U2W
Customer brought truck in from dealer with injector #1 misfire. He brought it to me to save some $$. My question is: Where is cylinder #1? not alot of experience with ford diesels. Passenger side cylinder numbers are 1-3-5-7 front to back right? Thanks in adva...
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L lifters VIN: 1FTPX14575
hello everyone just trying to get some info here i have this three valve ford 5.4l with lots of lifter noise out of right side of motor my question is can you remove the lifters with out removing the camshaft and is the a way to remove followers without specia...

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1989 Ford Ranger S 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FTCR10A9K
Hello All, Thanks to all who replied. It ended up being the ign module. Sorry it took so long to close. We've been pretty busy. We also had to repair some wiring in this old truck. And had to wait for customer to come up with some more money. Didn't want to in...
1996 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTHF25F6T
Ok, ANALization has been completed and this 7.3 repaired. The fix was twofold. 1. 276 inj #6 circuit code fixed w/ 2 v/c harnesses and pigtails.The usual glow plug circuit overheating the wiring.This should have been repaired before worrying so much about... ... Trouble codes: 276 (6 inj circuit).
1999 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L Unknown VIN: 4F4YR12C5X
thanks to everybody,the reverse band was broken,had a buddy rebuild it for me works fine now,the trick about the low gear told the truth,thanks again.
1999 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPS2420X
I got 8 replies and all said get the tool to reinstall the cam sensor assembly. So I got the tool. Several mentioned dorman, does not seem to be available in Canada. Bought the sensor and assembly from FORD. I got the tool from OTC. I got #1 TO TDC. Installed...
2000 Ford Windstar 3.8L Release from park VIN: ZFMDA5340Y
I want to thank everyone for all of the information I recieved about this situation. Unfortunately the vehicle has not been back in for anything at this time. Just to mention a few things pertaining to the answers I got, we did already check the linkage by shi...
2002 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5LMFU28R92
Thanks again everybody, OK what I did is. I took an other look at the scanner live data and noticed that O2 sensor on that bank was switching very slow and stay mostly at mid range although the fuel trims were ok LFT between -7 to 4, and SFT mostly zero at idl... Trouble codes: P0308 (Cyl. 8 misfire detected).
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