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1995 Ford Aerostar XLT 4WD 4.0L 1-2 shift, pass gear
Customer returned after intake gasket replacement stating no longer has OD. Confirmed vacuum to moduator valve, fluid leaking from line so replaced valve. New valve has set screw on rear of valve? do these require adjustment?. During road test appears to h...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L none VIN: 1FTNX21FOX
Hi there and thanks for the help in advance.This is my own truck and what I notice is that the vacuum pump comes on koeo and koer but will not shut off.My question is,does the pump have a built in shut off when it reaches a certain amount of vacuum? I disconne...
1999 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FAFP42XXF
howdy yall. Car came to us right about closing time with the complaint of idles up and down whether it is hot or cold. Got car in shop and its does just that idle up and down. Customer states that the "othershop" changed the IAC and 8 spark plugs also a "stick...
2000 Ford F-150 4.6L engine wont shut off VIN: 2FTRX07W2Y
hi guys. i have a gremlin here. intermitantly when ignition is turned off the engine keeps running. sometimes the odometer does not light up but not only when the problem occurs. air bag light stays on when the problem occurs. problem is still there with air b... Trouble codes: P0460, B1356
2001 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L interior lamps VIN: 1FMPU16L81
Hi, I have this 2001 expedition just purchased from a local sherriffs dept... the interior lights do not come on when I open the door. I have been told that when a patrol vehicle is purchased new it comes like that from the factory. The lights do come on manu...
2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L door lock, lights VIN: 1FMDU64E42
customer states while driving down the road, door locks & inside lights cycle on/off/on/off, no codes in any controller. Also stated fuel mileage on the display shows lower than normal, 12 mpg, was 18 mpg before it started cycling locks and flashing the inside...
2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L brakes VIN: 1FAFP52253
Customer states that occasionally the brake pedal fades to the floor. If they release & get back on it, then they'll have brakes. Never did it for me. I looked at the hoses, wheel cyl's. calipers, vacuum booster, master cyl and all appears fine. No leaks, vacu...
2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FBSS31L04
well here we go guys this one is killing me, this truck is idling high about 900 rpm, changed the, iac,tps, throttle body, smoked intake and engine, no leaks, still idles high, and drinking alot of gas.When i came in the engine light was on for coolant sensor,...
2001 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L Unknown VIN: 1LNHM81W01
We have a town car that won't rat on itself. No codes. Hopefully someone has seen this with no codes. It has harsh shifts. 1-2 sometimes seams like a double shift. It will ocassionally die when put in drive. It will always die when put in low 2. The only indic...

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1988 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L Stall VIN: 1FTEF15Y0J
Found the truck to be running lean,performed a high pressure fuel injector cleaning and now its running alot better. dead head fuel pressure was almost 110 psi,also plugged off egr port. thanks to all who replied!!
1995 Ford Escort LX 1.9L Mechanical VIN: 3FASP13J7S
Finally got this thing out of the bay. I replaced the master cylinder, wheel cylinders and calipers. Finally managed to get a better pedal, not the pedal I would like but you can drive it now and lock the wheels up if needed. Thanks for all of the help!
1997 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L speedo VIN: 1FALP62W4V
No Idea how it happened but some of you said that the vss signal goes through the ABS module, well you send me something showing that. I had alldata mitchell etc connector pin out views and schematics all showing nothing going to the abs module, well anyways a...
1997 Ford F-150 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTEX17LXV
The only thing I did was add about 4 gallons of fuel. It has always had above a 1/4 tank of fuel. Thanks to those who gave me a real answer and actually read my request. THANKS
2003 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FMFU18XLB
Thanks to all who replyed. After checking all the usuals the exhuast the flex plate the timing the maf still with no codes and running great. It was steve who hit the nail on the head. I found the problem by getting on a drive on rack raising the rear end runn...
1999 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Hey guys thanks for all the useful information. It ended up just being the injector! Trouble codes: P0306.
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