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1990 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L volt guage VIN: 1FACP45E3L
hi every 1. this vehicle was driven in but had to be jump started. volt gauge not showing any charge except when rpm is raised above idle. hooked up battery tester and verified no charge except when above idle. removed, charged and tested battery, no good. rep...
2000 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L AC Compressor
This is going to be a different kind of post basically asking for your opinion. Had this Ford Taurus recently that the a/c clutch was not coming on. It appeared to be a problem with the constant control relay module which they also put on the Escort. I called...
2001 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FAFP53U12
Hi All this ford came in with mil on. Scanned and found fuel pressure koeoff 25 koeon 29 lbs. replace pump with airtex module, and filter, (pluged bad). after replacement pressure up to 45 koeoff and 39 to 40 koeon. all seemed well. Three days later it's bac... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
2002 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L rt wheel VIN: 1FAFP56S12
ran car, and right wheel thumps with and without applied brakes. noise is more pronounced when turning to left and loading wheel, remember i replaced axle,hub/bearing,rotors and i removed right cal assembly then road tested with same problem. thanks for info h...
1995 Mercury Villager (Van) LS 3.0L poor power VIN: 4M2DV11W0S
thanks in advance for your help, i have a villager with low power on accell. power brake in drive and vehicle will not exceed 2000 rpm. vehicle will not respond to more air or fuel under this condition. only reoccuring code is a detonation code. feels like res...

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1992 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Engine VIN: 1FMDU32X9N
first i would like to thank everyone who added comments on this vehicle,after i finally got the truck running and it overheated almost immediatly,and after that it would not crank again,pulled radiator cap and spin engine and could se combustion gases in the c...
2003 Ford E-350 5.4L MIL Lamp on, runs rich bank 1@2 VIN: 1FBSS31L33
thank you to the 5 responses I received, it turns out that I had installed a bad maf sensor, it was a ford reman. One of the things that really gave it away was when I unplugged the maf sensor the fuel trims were good. Then I tried a known good sensor from ano... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175.
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L Hesitation VIN: 1FTSX31P44
Lots of good replies, after talking to the customer when he came to pick it up, he said all of his trucks have no power cold and he lets them idle for 15-20 minutes to warm up, he did mention about the flashing and I told him that everything is the lastest and...
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