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1988 Ford E-150 Econoline Custom 5.8L steering column shift lock VIN: 1FMEE11H5J
Looking for the trick to removing a broken piece of shift lock linkage. Van came in the shop and would not shift from park. After taking the upper column apart, I found that the linkage that both engages the ignition switch and releases the shifter was broken ...
1990 Ford Bronco XLT 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, TACHOMETER GOES CRAZ VIN: 1FMZV72X4Y
suspect we have an electrical problem, but unable to find anything. will run good for a while, then tach will begin to gyrate, engine will miss, pre ignition sometimes occurs. it generally runs like a piece of dirt. more common when warmed up, but happens cold...
1994 Ford F Super Duty XL 7.3L cold start/ glow plu VIN: 1FTHF26M3R
Hello guys, I have a vehicle that does not start cold, I checked the glow plug circuit and replaced the glow plug module/relay as per test results. Same problem when you go to start vehicle cold the module kicks in for a few seconds and then starts clicking o...
1997 Ford F-250 7.3L No Start VIN: 3FTH25F6VM
dont have a guage but oil pressure seems good fuel pressure looks good maxes out at 50psi at guage port. scan test shows v-pwr at 12.3 volts pulse witdh around 3.0 cranking rpm 294 or better but ipr pressure at 2400 psi runs on either what am i missing talked ... Trouble codes: P1212 (injector control circuitcranking not detected), P0304
2002 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Stripped Custom 7.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, LOSS OF POWER VIN: 1FDXE45F22
hi, have this van, after driving for 10 to 20 minutes starts to loose power, eventually limited to 45 mph. fuel pressure at rail pump reads 65psi. engine starts to shake bad. at time of power loss cylinder contribution test shows cylinders 1,3,5,7 fail tests. ... Trouble codes: P0263 (p0269-), P0269 (p0272-), P0272 (p0281-), P0281 (testing and results)
2003 Ford E-250 4.6L Fuel leak VIN: 1FTSE34L93
Van came in with fluid leak in the rear, it is gas coming out of the cannister mounted behind the left rear wheel, I dont know how it leaks from there, I checked fuel pressure regulator and pulled the tank and really did not find anything. Also It does not do ...
2004 Ford E-150 Club Wagon XLT 5.4L Instument Cluster Radio Windows Door Chym Int Lamp VIN: 1FMRE11L34
This van was brought to me by the customer from the dealer due to cost. He did not seem surprised at what I have told him already. He is ready to have the van fixed here, but I have not been able to confirm that the instrument cluster is at fault. The Radio,...
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTWW33P6X
truck has wrench light on dash and pcm code P012F-is this some type of manufacture specific code? i cant find any info on it-no driveability concerns noted-what does this code mean? Trouble codes: P012F
2006 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Excessive Emissions, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRF12226
On a full tank,raw fuel sucks-up threw the Purge solenoid and into the intake. WHY!!! Trouble codes: P0175, P2196 (O2 Excessively Rich B1)
2007 Ford Five Hundred SEL 3.0L All gears VIN: 1FAHP25157
Guy's I need some insite on this 2007 Ford 500. It started going in to netrual at random for the customer. Now it shifts fine cold and line pressure runs between 60-180 (idle-WOT) but when it gets warm the line pressure falls to 0 P.S.I. and slips.I checked th...

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1993 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP55U13
Determined PCm faulty, not grounding ignition coils. Refered vehicle and customer to local ford dealership for confirmation and replacement/reflashing of pcm. Ford concurred on my diagnosis, but customer declined repairs. Said it was "too much $" Thanks to all...
2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L odometer,speedo,rear brake lights VIN: 2FMZA51451
Thanks out there for all the help. Those of you that said the Brake Pressure Switch were right on. I knew about this recall but did not expect it to cause all of the problems that it did. Replaced the switch and everything including the odometer, speedo, clust...
2004 Ford E-250 5.4L Lighting VIN: 1FTNE24L04
Well we have found and fixxed the problem. thanks to all the help. The problen was a ground wire behind the left head lamp. the connetion was good however when we performed a volt drop test on this wire it would intermittly drop. We replaced the the eye and so...
2005 Ford Freestyle SE 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FMZK01155
I apologize for not closing this sooner. At the suggestion of many, I checked the fuel pressure, which was within normal specs. I checked the throttle body for carbon, and it had a fair ammount, so I cleaned it like the service manual said, using a rag and som...
2006 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FDXE45P46
Vehicle would not run right due to plug on the top of the high pressure oil manifold on the drivers head came out, leaking oil through that 1/8 hole caused all this grief.
2002 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 5LMFU28R02
We were able to use the lisle kit with success-we taped off the tap so it would not go completely into the combustion chamber as many suggested so as not to risk damaging the valve seats,got the helicoil in and torqued down the plug-of course I advised the own...
2003 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L No Start VIN: 5LMEU78H83
it's the ecm so had it shipped to the dealer to be reflashed... thanks for the suggestions
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