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1988 Ford Taurus GL 3.8L Starting VIN: 1FABP524XJ
Please help have had this car here for two weeks. we pulled trans to install a front pump seal, after we reinstalled the trans back in the car it will not start. we checked and replaced the neutral saftey switch and relay control module. the car now cranks in ...
1992 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 4F2CU42XON
Hello everybody, have this explorer 4.0. Came in with serious lifter noise. Customer wanted used engine. Installed and right away we could tell a very slight miss at idle. No codes. Checked compression. 150-175 across the board. Customer took to drive it and n...
1996 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2FALP71W2T
hello everyone customer complaint is high idle-idles at 1050-1100 in park-desired idle is 750-800 rpm.new or old iac -it makes no difference. my question is when you let it idle and remove the iac tube/hose to the air intake,plug the air intake hose and let th...
1999 Ford Windstar 3.8L dies VIN: 2FMZA5145X
We have this van that dies every now and then when you come to a stop(once every 2 weeks). It will restart after it cools down. i never have had it hapen to me, but have loned him a fuel gauge and he says it does not read any fuel presure when it wont start bu...
2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XL 4.0L starter VIN: 1FMZU73K62
PATS system help needed. I have 3 codes related to the key - B1681 in history for PATS transceiver mod sig not rcvd, B2103 in key on engine off test for PATS transceiver circuit fault, and B1352 in instrument history for ignition key-in ckt fault. Getting no c...
2004 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTVF145X4
this truck came in barely running. had a random missfire and 2,3,4 missfire. found plugs never been change. change plugs and found 3 coils bad change #2,3,4 coil. still won't run found injectors at 32ms. fuel presure looks ok on scranner. have coil and injecto...
2005 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FZWK12345
hello everyone i need help i have an 05 cv police, in the shop and it runs like its on 3 cly. with all the codes o i have done/dpfe assy. evap purge solinoid. and cleaned throttle (carbon build up). It hesitates bucks jerks upon accle. and then goes fine. if a... Trouble codes: P0107, P0191, P0405, P0452
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FTSX21596
Vehicle came in with ABS light on , Noise in front wheels and Engine missing under load...(Understatement!!) We never drove it because the front wheel bearings were falling apart!... We replaced them (that fixed the ABS and the noise concerns) We had 3 Codes ...
2005 Lincoln LS Sport 3.9L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1LNHM87A05
Hi Ford Guys, Customer came with complain of Some times shut down at idle, and engine surg, cuts , diy when accelrate. he vest to work shops before me they replaced fuel pump and throtle body with no luck same concern , I tested it by IDS, NO DTC , PCM is prog... Trouble codes: P, 1260 (Emgine immoplized)
2001 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L No starter, fuel, spark VIN: 1MEFM50U81
We replaced a/c system in vehicle and went to start it and nothing happens. No crank, no fuel, no spark and there are 3 GEM codes, B1318 (low battery voltage), b1352 (ignition key-in circuit failure), and B1450(Wipe wash/delay circuit failure) We are assuming ...

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2001 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L cylinder head VIN: 1FMRV17W61
The customer declined all repair options. Good help..most said to to repair the spark plug holes with repair kits from Lisle, Time-sert,Save-a-thread,Cal-van #38900, and ATD # 5400, price range might be about $250.00 A few said the head could be pulled in th...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FTNW21F21
A new injector was the fix. We put on a new gasket and wiring as well due to many responses on inherent problems there. After pulling the valve cover and running engine, we noticed oil was not exhausting from the faulty injector as some of you had predicted.... Trouble codes: P1272 (Injector cyl2 high to low circuit open), P0266 (cyl2 injector circuit contribution balance fault only codes when cold).
2007 Ford Five Hundred Limited 3.0L rear brake and turn signal lamps VIN: 1FAHP25147
customer picked up vehicle from us while i was waiting for replies from iatn. they went straight to ford dealer who say all they did was replaced both rear stop lamp bulbs and now they work. my tech is positive he had no power to the bulbs. he admits he did no...
2008 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L abs VIN: 1FTRF14V18
This truck is using a new type of sensor that cannot be checked with a scope or ohm meter from 2005 and up. Checked the wiring futher back and found another hole in the wire where it was probed before. To large of probe was being used and open the circuit. The...
1995 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L injector pulse
i went ahead and replaced both cam sensors and the crank shaft sensor,still no start no pulse i got ahold of a good used computer and it runs like a top. thanks for all tips. waiting for a computer from autoecms.com
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