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1969 Ford F-100 Pickup 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, VIN: F10YRF3400
Dear Members, Here we have 1969 Ford F-100, 360cuin (5.9L) at Japanese car specialist shop. Well this is very good customer of us, we are tring to fix the rough idle due to #5 cylinder not firing. This has old point+condenser distributer, and 2barell carbureto...
2000 Ford Excursion Limited 6.8L b pos cable to alt. VIN: 1FMNU42S1Y
ford guys help.local dealer parts guys cant find the battry positive cable to the alternator.it runs from the starter relay(solenoid)next to battery on right front fender to alt b pos terminal.the original is burned at alternator.need part number.cable has fus...
2001 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Stripped Custom 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Surge, Lack of Power VIN: 1FDXE45F11
This ambulance will loose power, max vehicle speed 20 mph, like running out of fuel after running for about 100 miles. If the engine is let idle for 15 min the power will get better but if shut off will run fine after a 20 to 30 min soak. As stated in related... Trouble codes: P1211
2003 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L GEM module VIN: 1FTYR44U43
good grief, this 2003 Ford Ranger is a pain. the battery is going dead after 2-3 days of not starting. recharge and rechecked all systems check normal. there are no codes in any system. found 210 milliamp draw on 50 amp fuse under hood, followed it to a 10 amp...
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L No Start, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTWW31545
This truck has left the customer stranded twice now. On Friday he drove about 100kms and it took him over 2 hours. Truck would lose throttle resonse - then die on the side of the highway. He'd wait a few minutes and then restart and go, and die and wait and go... Trouble codes: P0175 (System too rich bank 2), P0191 (Fuel rail pressure range/performance), P0316 (Misfire occured in the first 1000 engine revolutions), P0420 (Bank 1 cat effiency below limit), P0430 (Bank 2 cat effiency below limit), P1233 (Fuel pump driver module off line)
2005 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDXE45P95
Good afternoon fellow techs. We have a ambulance towed in that has been quite a problem child. As you can see we have replaced quite a few things in the past year. The truck is in here again for no start hot. I have not ripped it apart yet, but I am hoping it ... Trouble codes: P2290 (Low icp pressure)
2005 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L compressor VIN: 1FDWE35P65
Complaint of not getting cold. checked pressures, found no compressor operation. Checked fuses - all okay, Checked voltage at pressure switches - okay, checked power at relay - power but not getting a ground to turn system on. jumped relay compressor working. ...
2005 Ford Mustang 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZVFT80N25
just bought this 2005 mustang. wrench symbol keeps coming on and car goes into limp mode. codes are 2106 and 2135 i believe there is a tsb about this problem and it says to replace tps and recalibrate pcm. i can change the tps but have no way to recalibrate th... Trouble codes: 2106 (2135 -), 2135

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2002 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Starting VIN: 1FAFP34382
Thanks for all who replied. I cleaned and tested all grounds for voltage drop. No problems were found, but car has not had the starting issue for almost a week now. It would not act up for us while it was here, I hope the grounds were the problem, but cannot p...
2003 Lincoln Town Car Cartier 4.6L compressor VIN: 1LNHM83W93
Thank you for all the help.As it turns out the b1259 code had nothing to do with the compressor not working for first 10 minutes of operation.I appreciate the replies that let me know that the solar radiation sensor was also called the auto light sensor on top...
2001 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L blend door motor VIN: 2MEFM75W21
After check check and rechecking the system the customer got impatient and opted to just have us set the temp door to cold for the season and try again when the winter comes around.
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