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1993 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1FTCR14X3P
hey fellow techs i have a good one here,93 ranger that surge up and down off idle,the more pedal you give it the lower the rpms go than pops and back fires,if you let go of the throttle it searches for an idle than smoothes out after awhile.i rechecked fuel pu...
1995 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L rear brakes VIN: 1FDKE30FXS
This is our local volunter ambulance service unit, I am donatating time to help them out, your help will be greatly appreciated! This is a 4 wheel ABS unit. when you brake the petal drops normally then come back up a little, the rear brakes are not working. fe...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Stall VIN: 1FTNX21F3X
Hey guys, Have a 7.3 that is hard start and won't idle but you can keep it running with heavy throtle application. Smokes [grey] bad, and won't rev up much. The ICP is high [2100 or more] and will not go below 1400 or so even with sensor un plugged. Scanner ma...
2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L No Start VIN: IFMYUO4191
help ford guys this car was towed in no trouble codes it has no fire no fuel preesure no injector pulse all fuse check good new cam and crank sensor has 5 volt ref at tps please help thanks 4 your time jimmy
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FTWW32P44
At Red Light Engine RPM Intermitent Surge, Also At Steady Cruz, Only After Warm Up To Normal Temp. I Was Towing Last Week ,20 min in Trip The Throttle Quit ,Returned To Idle , Felt Like A Cable Broke, Restarted 3 Times Pedel Returned, Continued Down Road Did I...
2007 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L No Start VIN: 2FAHP71W37
Hello, and thanks for taking the time to read this very weird problem. Original complaint was cooling fan running all the time, killing battery, Replaced fan motor and controller. Still running intermittently, killing the battery. Went to get vehicle and it wo... Trouble codes: U1900, U2023, P0630, U1041, U1059, U1335
2007 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRW12W67
Hi guys! the 2 codes will come right back after clearing. I changed the vent and press sen for tank, no help. I have no vent operation when commanded but it will work when manually triggered. I have 5 volts at tank press sen but no reading for it but [...] ... Trouble codes: P0446, P0453

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1965 Ford Thunderbird 6.4L No Rev Blown servo VIN: 5Y83914583
Hello and thanks to those that could help...appreciated very much. FMX servos could be made to work with some modifications..they do bolt on, but the large rear servo would need some sort of support built near the pan rail to support that and avoid breakage, ...
1992 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 4F2CU42XON
Well, most were right and that is what I was kind of afraid of. We went ahead and tried ANOTHER used engine and were lucky on this one. Customer happy. Must of been carbon. Thanks.
1995 Ford Taurus LX 3.8L rad. cooling fan VIN: 1FALP584XS
Thanks for all the replies. This fan motor was a 3 wire and I tried reversing the wires and it did not change. But I got an OE motorcraft fan and motor assy. and it works just fine. The aftermarkets didn't work. Thanks again. Bob in North Dakota
1995 Ford Mustang 3.8L Surge
thanks for all the help vehicle has not returned for follow up service regarding problem posted,looked into some of the help that was posted and think the post for the dedicated ground is the first thing i,ll look at
1997 Ford F-150 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTDX1729V
Once again, Thanks to all who replied. Gerry from new york, it depend on whether this year vehicle is early or late production whether is called purge or vapor management. I am 61 I quit chasing tail a few years ago. now they chase me. Everyone who said smoke ... Trouble codes: P0443.
1999 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FMRU1865X
Several techs offered information and it was greatly appreciated. 1. The EGR passage was not restricted 2. The fuel injectors were cleaned and the intake decarboned 3. The fuel rail was removed and all injectors removed to inspect for contamination on the...
2003 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX18W13
Went with what I knew the problem was when I started (replaced the coilpack) and fixed the problem. Many good suggestions from yall. Still could not prove the problem to myself and had to go with the gut. Thanks to all who replied. Trouble codes: P0308.
2004 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Power Steering VIN: 1LNHM81W74
After battling with Napa, calling their tech help line and arguing that everything I am testing appears ok and replacing the rack with Napa parts 2 more time, I replaced Rack and Pinion with one from Ford. PROBLEM SOLVED. I have used many Napa racks in the pas...
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