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1991 Ford Mustang LX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FACP44M5M
customer stated after he jump started dtc appeared.he did cross jumper cables.i replaced cigar fuse only,others check out good.at icm i scoped crank sig, pip but did notice missing lower screw to icm and damage to idm wire.i repairs wire and installed missing ... Trouble codes: 222 (loss of ignition diag monitor sig rt side)
1996 Ford Mustang 3.8L No Start VIN: 1FALP4043T
I was sent this mustang that will not start. I have done every test I can think of and I can say this: No spark ever, the injector pulse disappears after 3-5 seconds of cranking and the check engine light re-illuminates at the same time the injector pulse stop...
1997 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 4.6L pats VIN: 1FALP47VXV
I have a 97 Mustang SVT Cobra brought to the shop for clutch kit/flywheel/rear main seal and adapter plate replacement. Also customer had lost his remote RKE fob and wanted a new replacement and also requested 2 additional PATS keys.(Only one original key rema...
1999 Ford Windstar 3.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5140X
pulled out #2 plug and replaced, replaced coil pack, this misses under load between 1200- 1700 rpms hot pull hose off egr valve runs fine, tried an egr sol. and egr press sensor, ckd back pressure and it was 0 or neg., comp is commanding egr on this seems too ... Trouble codes: 302 (cyc 2 misfire)
2004 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L stating relay coil side, turn signals are inop VIN: 2FAFP74W84
I have a 2004 for crown vic that came in with a no start condition, also come to find the turn signals are inop too. I have been using www.fordinstallersupport.com for wiring diagrams. I started at the stater relay, I was getting a constant 6.5 volts in all ke...

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1976 Ford Ranchero GT 5.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: 6A47H12210
thanks to all the vacuum diagrams that i received i was able to rout them correctly. ran smog test and vehicle passed, i had high nox about 2135ppm, now it came down to 376ppm wich is way under the limit, also engine does not hasitate when egr valve opens. so ...
1988 Ford E-150 Econoline Custom 5.8L steering column shift lock VIN: 1FMEE11H5J
Thanks for the hints guys. Since a few of you suggested replacing the column, and since it seemed that the only way I was going to get that piece of pot metal out of the hole was by removing the column, that's exactly what I did. Once on the bench, I took th...
1994 Ford F-350 XL 7.5L abs system VIN: 1FDKF37GCR
everything we checked led us to the antilock brake comp customer declinded repairs at this time.
2007 Ford Five Hundred SEL 3.0L All gears VIN: 1FAHP25157
Thanks for taking the time to post. The car has a salvage title so the warranty is void. But the fix is a whole valvebody. I did not find anybody that will sell individaul parts for this valvebody yet. So customer end up buying a valvebody. Thanks Wes
1998 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2FAFP74W3W
I want to thank everyone for their input on diagnosing this car. I had to stop going any further because it still was doing the same thing. The customer stopped me from working on the vehicle and did not want to invest any more money. Trouble codes: P0304.
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