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1988 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L No Start, HIGH IDLE WHEN WARM VIN: 1FABP50U8J
Was towed in as a no-start, started up and drove into workshop, has started and ran various lenghts of time with no stall, run rough or start issues, about 15 times last two days, roadtested a couple of times...!!! Of course it's probably the TFI module, but c...
2000 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L power seat VIN: 2FMDA5348Y
Drivers power seat will not work.I have power to seat motor and can make it work if i ground one side of the connector.Typical power window style system that i have fixed several times.The all data wiring diagram has a note on it that tells me current flow is ...
2000 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L No Start, VIN: 1FTCR11X0V
Customer states that the vehicle will not start intermittently. When vehicle does not start, the check engine light is not on in the dash. If the light comes on, it will always start. When it doesn't start it sets codes P0230 and P0231 for fuel pump circuit. I...
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.8L Coast down VIN: 1FTWW31YX5
After truck is warmed up, when letting off the throttle, on coast down, I get two or three hard bangs (sometimes more)like truck is downshifting or binding in two gears. No Codes. I had local Ford dealer reflash. Recorded data when happens and trans went from ...
1988 Lincoln Mark VII LSC 5.0L cruise VIN: 1LNBM93E2J
having a tough time with this lincoln.the cruise control is acting very strange,it will engauge but it cuts in and out with such force it will snap your head back and fourth.I would love to do some testing but can not find the amp.Any one out there know where ...
2000 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L No Start VIN: 1MEFM55SXY
hi everyone! i need help.this car came in as a no start.has spark but no fuel pressure.tried the usual hit on the tank with the BFH but no luck.check for power at the pump. no power.used power probe to apply power to pump and still no pump operation.noticed bi...

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1995 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Surge VIN: 1FTEX15N2S
Ran a back pressure test on the cats=7.5psi. Replaced cats. also found a bad O2 sensor. Replaced the cats and O2. Waiting for customer contact to see if DTC 121 reoccurs and if any improvement in mileage etc. Trouble codes: 121 (tps does not correlate with maf.).
1996 Ford F Super Duty XL 7.3L lubrication VIN: 1FTHX26AOT
Well fixing this truck was easier said than done, when it comes to parts that is! Frankly the parts supply issue was NOT easy to establish from Ford so we had to get the items from the International dealer. To summarize, these early 7.3 Powerstroke engines...
2001 Ford Focus SE 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP34391
Shortley after I posted the problem the fuel pump completely quit and had no fuel pressure. All the replies were right on to help verify problem. Thanks for all the quick responses. The car is gone and am confident of the repair..
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 7.3L engine VIN: 1FTWW33F43
Well the shop finally got through with my dad, 2500 dollars later his truck runs, but he said it still didn't run like it was supposed to and shuddering, just wanted to get it away from this shop(I'll get to that in a min.) Supposedly, they just starting pulli...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L idle speed VIN: 1FTNX21F13
Well we didn't find a real cheap fix, but a feasable one, A company called (InPower LLC) makes a reasonably priced bolt on kit. Simply mount the board, run a power wire (fused), and mount a switch. $280.00 each. Asecond dealer priced me the ford kit for over...
2003 Ford Focus LX 2.0L no communication VIN: 1FAFP34P43
new pcm did the trick spent more than the customer wanted but at least he got his inspection Thanks all
2004 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Front driveline VIN: 1FMZU73K04
customer stoped repairs after we tried a few things he was impatient Replaced transfer case front drive shaft checked both driveshafts front wheel bearings and joints. thanks to everyone Steve
2005 Ford Focus ZX5 2.0L 2-3 shift VIN: 3FAFP37N25
Thanks to all the replies and with the help of all. We have fixed this focus. Brain from Indiana hit the nail. We ohmed solnoids and decided to pull pan and found a lot of metal debris. Removed the unit and tore down, the back cover where the rev and dir cl ri...
2006 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L dash light VIN: 1FMYU93186
Thank you to all those who contributed their thoughts. The answer is that the passenger seat belt pretensioner was blown as well. This seems awful obvious looking back. However, it was not in the midst of the pursuit. Alldata (which I presume is only relat...
2005 Lincoln LS Sport 3.9L heater blend door VIN: 1LNHM87A55
This vehicle is fixed. First I want to thank everyone that responded. Next, My request for help was flawed from the start. I learned that the actuator motor and lever that I thought were causing my condition were not the blend door. It was for the rear seat ve...
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