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1984 Ford Mustang SVO 2.3L Cooling fan VIN: 1FAB228T3E
Greetings Ford Gurus...This Turbo 2.3L sat for several years and the owner's high school age son has decided to resurect it. Amazingly it didn't take all that much to get it to run but the cooling fan will not work on it's own and the engine will run up past 2...
1994 Ford F-350 XL 7.5L abs system VIN: 1FDKF37GCR
we have a 1994 f-350 caband chassis with a abs light that comes on at 13mph and stays on until key off. light only appears after you drive 13 mph or higher on every key cycle. checked code only code given after repairs is code 16 system o.k.. checked all power...
1998 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMZU34E0W
This car came in for repair of fire damage after it was totaled by the owner's insurance. It was minimally damaged as it was parked next to a car that caught fire. When I started the car to move it I experienced an uneven, hunting up and down idle. The car had...
1999 Ford F-150 4.2L power windows VIN: 1FTZF1729X
Veh. has been sitting for 30 /40 days, now customer brings it in, theft led on all the time, no codes, after three days the battery is dead, no draw. We have had the Veh. for four days, no sign of a draw. Thinking possible RAP Module, or GEN Module, any help w...
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Lack of power VIN: 1FDWF37F5X
I have been around and around with this big ole guy. I am tired of looking at it. Alright I'm done crying. So I had a tech help request open on this thing not too long ago. This should be the link = for... Trouble codes: P1627 (Turb o Boost Pressure Too Low)
2003 Ford Excursion Eddie Bauer 6.0L tach,temp VIN: 1FMSU45PX3
Have a ford excursion with cluster issues.Tach,Trans tep,coolant gauges all drop to zero intermittly.cel also goes off and on.Checked charging system and batteries.ok,no a/c voltage.power and grounds to cluster good when problem is happening.sent out cluster t...
2005 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FAFP56U35
this car will idle poor surges and stalls only when cold first thing in the morning it acts like a bad iac valve but we had one here to try, did not change Trouble codes: P0300
2006 Ford Expedition XLS 5.4L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMPU175X6
TEST DROVE, RESET P0305 QND P0171 ON HARD Accel. bucks. pops, skips on wide open throttle. #5 compression 125 psi running. Customer(used car dealer) wanted Ford dealer opinion, Ford reccomended all plugs and coils after diagnosis. We replaced all plugs with fo... Trouble codes: P0305 (misfire 5 under load), P0171 (lean bank 1 under load)
2002 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Misfire VIN: 5LMFU28R93
This is my Mother in laws car so any infromation would be greatly appriciated. I took the cvover off the driver side and I took the #5 coil and #6 and changed them and did the plugs the same way so I know that is not my problem. I also put fuel pressure gauge ... Trouble codes: P0306
1997 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L No Start VIN: 4M2DU55P4V
Customer is an older gentleman on fixed income who just purchased this vehicle. Vehicle is an intermittent no start, usually when hot. It will crank, but not start when hot. It is losing injector pulse and ignition coil triggers during the no start. Cranking r...
2000 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L No Start VIN: 1MEFM55S1Y
ok this one has just been a mess!engine swap job came in monday...someone had already started taking apart repaced engine with one from salvage yard.when all was done vehicle is now a no start.i have checked all connections all seem ok,has spark,has good injec...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1984 Ford F-250 XLT 6.9L No Start VIN: 1FTHF2612E
Combination of issues. batteries not fully charged but close. caused engine speed to be lower. fuel pressure a little on low side but within spec. and injector wear. with block heater and glow plug system working will start on cold mornings now. just old and w...
2005 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L serpintine belt VIN: 1FDXE45P85
got great replies, yes i was able to get belt in by taking radiator loose and pulling forward tip about clip that locks tensioner a big help
2005 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L Cylinder leakage
Hi all, want to say thank you for your replies and advice. They were helpful. The EGR cooler tested out o.k., and an inspection of the headgasket on Bank2 showed carbon stains between the gasket and head. There were no stains between the gasket and block. A...
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L monitors VIN: 1FTRF14W95
Thanks to all that replied. What I found is a P1233 code, Fuel Pump Driver Module, which was only found in Ford Factory OBD. No MIL on, no pending codes, but this code has something to do with readiness monitors. I guess eventually vehicle won't start. Part is...
2007 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FTSS34P87
Thanks for all of the help. I am positive that the electronic fan clutch is bad. Unfortunately this is a company van and I have to get authorization from a fleet service and the fan clutch is covered under Ford's warranty apparently so we won't be allowed to...
2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Blower motor VIN: 5LMFU28R73
This ended up being the blower control modual as most of you said i ordered the part then the customer said its working normal know but she is coming back for me to install the modualthanks
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