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1966 Ford Thunderbird 7.0L body VIN: 6Y85Q13023
This car was purchased by our customer with this condition. At 58-62mph the car will get a 2 second vibration then a 2 second pause then a vibration then a pause and so on. If you accel hard or release the throttle the vibration diapears. Can make it do it on ...
1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Oil Pan VIN: 2FTHF25F8S
Know these are a pain. Put a new pan on. Did everything by the book.Keeps leaking at front and rear. Chkd the database. Just wondered if anybody had anything new in terms of sealant or if anyone has ever heard of a Gasket? McCord used to make one for the 6.9L ...
1995 Ford Explorer Limited 4.0L wheel ? VIN: IFMDU34X6S
Vehicle came with a wheel bearing like noise. I test drove the vehicle. I did not notice slop in the hub assy but changed the left one and the right one anyway because of the mileage. My test drive showed that the same noise is still there. I since tested the ...
1996 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FDLF473TE
Truck starts right up but smokes badly. I had to put it to the side here for 3 weeks because I was having breathing problems. Truck seams to be awful rich. White smoke. Runs very rough. Have checked the glow plugs and all harnesses. Back pressure sensor has ha... Trouble codes: 1280 (ICP out of range), 0122 (Tp sensor low), 0472 (EPS low), 0603 (Internal control module KAM error), 0344 (CAM position sensor int), 0470 (EPS circuit fault)
1999 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L reverse VIN: 1FMZU34X8X
The Vehicle will not go into reverse. All other gears seem to be ok.
2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA514XY
Costomer said that his van was idleing rough, and heard a pinging noise. Trouble codes: P0305 (Misfire Cly 5)
2003 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2FTRX17223
Truck Has a big misfire shakes all the engine. spark is good. let me know if u had one of this..
2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L pats? VIN: 1FAFP55U93
hoping for a few hits from ford techs,driver complaint;sometimes my key fobs wont unlock my doors and i have to use the key.trouble is,when this happens the car wont start.[no crank,no nothing].i cant duplicate the problem[yet].checked the pats and gem[with a ...
2004 Ford Expedition XLS 5.4L Power Door Locks, Drivers Power Seat VIN: 1FMRU17W84
Help Ford Techs. This 2004 Expedition had first come in for a No Start Condition. After looking at this vehicle noticed that battery was dead, with no parasitic draw. So charged and let sit all day, and finally, acts up under these various conditions intermite...
2005 Ford E-350 Club Wagon XL 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNS24L15
fordvtechs seen any wiring probelms Trouble codes: P0190
2005 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Clutch VIN: 1FTRF12205
I need to replace the internal slave cylinder due to oil leak. I am having the hardest time getting the trans out. Piece of cake 2x2 lol. The shift shaft will not clear the floor above and I cannot get the trans back far enough to clear the plate..not even clo...
2006 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L convertor VIN: 1FTYR10D66
At Times - When Hot, Truck Stalls At Stops, Will Stay Running If Put In Park / Neutral. Very Hard To Make Duplicate. No Codes Or Faults Detected. Have To Believe Covertor Locking Up - Not Releasing. Looking To See If Anyone Else Has Had Problem. Didn't Find An...
1993 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1LNLM91V9P
ive never posted a help request before but im getting burned out on this car and would appreciate some redirection or some advice. car hesitates under accel when cold and also if you very lightly feather the throttle while power braking it starts to breakdown ...
2004 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L Starting VIN: 1LNHM83474
We have looked this car over for a two day battery drain. This car has been a pain where I sit down. First off Iam not sure we are looking into the correct way to test for a drain and the other part is the fact are we dont have any Idea on the corrrect amount ...
1998 Mercury Villager GS 3.0L No Start VIN: 4M2ZV1117W
this vehicle was towed in.scanned vehicle and found code p0325 for a knock sensor.inspected and found that the vehicle had no spark or fuel injector pulse. removed distributor cap and found that the cap was burnt though on the ignition coil terminal. removed d... Trouble codes: P0325 (knock sensor)

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1986 Ford F-150 XLT Lariat 5.0L Cuts out, Dies
Most replies were about the pickup in the distributer, I did the tap test (when hot) on distributer and module, 8 volt voltage check into module, ground checks, I went over every wire in the engine bay for possible problem. I thought Jack might have hit it che...
1990 Ford E-150 Econoline Custom 4.9L No Start VIN: 1FTEE14Y4L
Double checked powers & grounds at ECM (all was good), ordered reman. ECM, arrived today, installed and all is well, thanks for all the replies & have a great day!
1993 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L batteries VIN: 2FTHF26M3P
The draw that I had was normal. I replaced the starter to an Asian one and the problem went away. The vehicle started like a gas rig. Thank you all for your help.
1994 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L Defrost VIN: 2FALP74W3R
Pulled the dash repalced the heater core and actuator, the we believe the actuator wasnt turning the door far enough to let air blow through the all the vents, and the heater core was leaking
1999 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU34E8X
Well most seemed to agree that bank #1 is out of time, The customer doesnt want to put that much money into the truck so i cant say 100 percent that thats what was wrong with it... thanks everyone for helping out Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0172.
2000 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L speedo VIN: 1FAPGFEUKY
replaced abs module and all is good. thanks for the help.
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L lack power VIN: 1FTNX21P83
Thanks for all the help. Pulled turbo and had a Ford Tech redo the turbo. Runs great now. Trouble codes: P2263 (turbo system performance).
2004 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Surge, Cuts out, PURGE NOISE VIN: 1FMYU02184
2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L epc solenoid circuit VIN: 1FAFP53U65
well after i got past our builder saying all the clutches air checked good i followed ed's suggestion about a tsb on how the bonded pistons are separating or shrinking in the intermediate clutch alowing it to slip and which the pcm was catching it really fast ...
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWW31P56
Thanks a lot for all you help guys, We check all software updated already been done on this. checked cranking we found batteries are weak. We recommend new batteries. This truck belong to used car deparment so they took car back and replace batteries themself....
1994 Lincoln Continental 3.8L speedo VIN: 1LNLM9749R
Well thank you guys for some ideas found that the wiper control module and the speed control module had the same exact plug. I feel kind of stupid but not that familiar with these cars switched the connectors and all is well thank you again have a good day.
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