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1995 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Converter TCC VIN: IFALP45T6S
Hi all, this is a strange one... The TCC in this car locks up in every forward gear except first. At a stop, it can be shifted into reverse, drive, or manual-first with no problem, but when it's shifted into manual-second, the TCC applies and stalls the engine...
1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FALP52U7V
Vehicle came in, no start. Fuel pressure with in spec. Have injector pusle, no spark. Compression ok. Replaced coil pak, still no spark. Scan tool shows cranking rpm, and no camshaft fault. Have pcm codes, dealing with o2 sensor faults, transmission faults. Wh...
1997 Ford F-350 7.3L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FDLF47F2V
Truck came in sounded like a misfire, i ran cyl. Contribution test several times over a couple of days. I replaced the pipe for the exh back pressure gauge, and installed a nown good valve on.i tried a nown good map, and baro senor also.i looked at the front s... Trouble codes: P0476
1998 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FAFP45X6W
Hello to all, thanks in advance for any help. This mustang cane in for running poorly. I found the fuel pressures to be under spec, i replaced the fuel pump and preformed motorvac. When motorvacing i left the fuel pump connector disconnected to prevent pump op... Trouble codes: U1147 (Scp data fault for vehicle security)
1999 Ford Windstar 3.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FMDA5244X
replaced fuel pump and maf sensor also tuned wires and plugs found that will now start and stalland smokes very baddly no codes in any computers checked the egr valve not pluged cam sensor test good and when removed no problems found crank sensor test go...
1999 Ford Mustang 3.8L fuel pump VIN: 1FAFP4D4XX
Replaced dead battery & starter engages & engine will not start. Theft light on constant with key on & car has a flat electrical plug under steering column with no card plugged in.
2004 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L belt VIN: 1FMZU73EX4
belt sqeaks all the time the idler pulley has build up of rubbber tracks on it from skidding. I have seen this before but was not able to fix it. Any body have this problem?
2004 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLT 4.0L right front wheel speed sensor VIN: 1FMZU77KX4
When truck almost comes to a stop, abs brakes activate. Put on scanner and when your almost to a stop, right front wheel speed sensor falls to zero MPH while others are still producing speed. Check all 3 wheel speed sensors with a multi meter and all 3 produce...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSX21575
Hey guys, this truck came in with PO 305. Has had no major problems or maintenance other than oil changes. We checked compression, all cylinders are within 5% between lowest and highest. Installed new plugs and swapped coils, cleared codes and roadtest, as soo... Trouble codes: P0305
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTSX21575
This truck will run rough at idle when warm after a decel.It will reset the code P0022. The left cam is not returning to the base position even though the PCM is commanding it to. The oil pressure is within spec. 65 psi@ 2000 rpm and 23 psi @ idle. I did compa... Trouble codes: P0022

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1980 Ford F-250 Custom 4.9L no charge light VIN: 2FTEF25E3B
the light wasn't working cause there was no light there. replaced the light and with a new alt, and regulator, vehicle was charging, but had a 2 amp draw, found regulator was drawing batt down. Replaced reg and vehicle charges, light works, and no draw... than...
1990 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FTDF15N1L
1996 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L lack of power VIN: 1FTCR10A0T
ok guys i want to thank you all for your help. as i said in the original help request i rechecked the belt timing 3 times. each time the little triangles lined up with the marks on the housing.i was using a 2006 version of autodata to line everything up. i che...
2000 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Auto 4 Wheel Drive VIN: 1FMPU18L0Y
Well this one is fixed and I am a little embarrassed about it. Everyone said that it was in the tires but the tires were new but what I didn't see was one of the tires had a slipped belt on the inside. These auto 4-wheel drive systems must be very sensitive be...
2001 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FM8016L41
Thanxxx for all the responses. Well after looking at a communication diagram i noticed instrument cluster and ECM were sharing the same communication line in a paralel circuit, so one bad component would not make me have no comunication with the other one afte... Trouble codes: U1147 (u1262-), U1262.
2001 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.4L spark plugs VIN: 1FTRE14L61
Thanks alot to everybody who took their time to help. I posted here because I couldnt find a definitive answer in the archives regarding these plugs. I didn't want to break any! Judging by all the replies I received, alot of you guys have been in there before...
2005 Ford Ranger FX4 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZR45E75
Thanks to those who replied to my post, However I ended up sending customer to Ford for a reflash, and have not heard back from him, My feeling is its an ECM problem. Thanks again. Trouble codes: P0172, P0175.
2005 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FAF757696
Thanks for all the replies! I got the new motorcraft pcm in and replaced all the coils and plugs with motorcraft (as per Ford tsb). After programming pcm it's running fine. I can't believe Ford didn't do more to help escape owners. Thanks to ZapAuto for t...
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