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1985 Ford F-250 XL 6.9L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Hard start VIN: 1FTHX2616F
Ok folks here is my begging and pleading crying for mercy story! This truck came in here about a year ago and the previous individual sold him new heads due to a crack in one head. Prior to this event the customer had no real drivability issues other than coo...
1994 Ford Ranger XLT 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FTCR14A1R
Have this ford ranger came in no start found no spark, all i can find wrong is have no ign ground to dis module can ground that wire and it will start follow wiring diagram ign ground comes from pcm I think what i need to no is what supply that ground thinks f...
1995 Ford Taurus LX 3.8L rad. cooling fan VIN: 1FALP584XS
I just replaced the radiator cooling fan motor, because it was noisey. Then after everything was back in place i started the vehicle and turned on the air cond. The fan kicked in normally, but as I was checking things I noticed the air was blowing forward. I c...
1996 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Misfire VIN: 2FTEF15N0T
Truck came in about a month ago, not running. MANY new parts fitted. I diagnosed it as bad cam sensor inside distributor. Replaced distributor with new. Truck started and left. Customer returned saying engine was misfiring. Using IDS saw very prominent misfire... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire)
1997 Ford F-350 7.3L Unknown VIN: 1FTHF36F9V
This truck has a miss and a bad idle injection pressure is good codes seem to always go to # 5 injecter low,also seems has more of a problem cold then hot at one point i had this truck running great next day ran bad and has continued to run bad.
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.8L truck VIN: 1FTWS3053Y
This truck has air bags and add a leaf springs (fyi) all the body bushings and spring bushings appear to be ok radius arm bushings are ok as well. You can can move this truck 3 feet and stop and it feels like the bed is half full of water it rocks back and for...
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 No Start VIN: 1FTVF145X4
this is still on the same truck that i posted on may the 20th didn't know how to update info agian. i have some data for everyone i hope this may help with some other ideas CHT 24C EOT 21C IAT 31C FRP 311KPA BARO 91KPA SFTRIM1 45% SFTRIM2 45% LFTRIM1 0% LFTR...
2004 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L battery draw VIN: 1FDXF46P14
I have this steak bed work truck with the dual battery system. Many sets of batteries and alternators have been replaced for a dead battery concern after it sits foer a few days. I have measured the current as truck sits and have 1000 ma (1 amp) draw. Note tha...
2004 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU74K34
Hi Ford guys. This Exploder sets P0193 intermittantly, FRP voltage in the service bay normal KOEO and KOER. Disable fuel pump/crank engine the sensor signal drops to .50v, also normal. Monitoring the FRPV pid while driving gave a brief spike to 5.10v / 75psi t... Trouble codes: P0193 (Fuel Rail Pressure Sensor Circuit High Input)
2005 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L key VIN: 1FTRF14W85
Here,s my problem..One of the keys was lost..How can I program a third key without the second key...Cannot,I repeat,cannot take it to the dealer..I live up in the arctic and the truck was flown in on a hercules aircraft,thus preventing it from being shipped ou...
2003 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 2MEFM75W33
the car has rough idle and will backfire through intake when engine is cold. hesitates pulling away from stop and has poor acceleration when throttle is pressed down 3/4 to full. normal throttle position acceleration is still poor but isn't as noticeable. scan...

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1999 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L pump shaft VIN: 2FMZA5345X
thanks guys for all the help the owner and i have decided to put in a new trans since the miles on this one and the trouble weve had . thank you all so much and i will return the favor the best i can!
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Steering shimmy VIN: 1FTNF21525
The steering stabilizer was replaced again, along with the trackbar and trackbar balljoint. The shimmy was still present. The front end was aligned, with shims installed for better caster adjustment. After the alignment the shimmy was gone. I would not be ...
2006 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.0L Lack of power VIN: 1FDXF46P66
Like i said on my update, I replaced the egr coooler, oil cooler and degas bottle. I didnt replace alll the hoses but i flushed it with some ford flushing thing. (dont know the name)Test drove the truck and all seems well. No more white smoke, Or black somke u... Trouble codes: P2614, P2617.
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTNF20578
First of all I want to thank all who read and sent help, you guys are great. We had dropped the exhaust to see if that helped but it did not. I gave up and towed it to the dealer. Their tech found no codes just as I had. On a hunch he cleaned the mass air ...
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