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1990 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Stall VIN: 1FACP42E3L
Have a 5.0 mustang stalls after running 10 seconds allready replaced tfi module
2001 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 1FTRW08L01
What I have here is a bit of a stumper, this vehicle only hesitates at an idle, there are no codes present, vacuum is 19 at idle and steady, smoked intake system and found no vacuum leaks. Fuel pressure is 35 at idle, there are no misfires counted in mode 6. A...
2002 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Stall VIN: 2FMZA51422
This vehicle came in for cranks no start at times. Performed fuel pressure test and found fuel pressure slow to reach specification. ( cycled key 3 to 4 times) Replaced fuel pump and filter fuel pressure now reaches specification on first cycle. Test Drove ok....
2004 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L won't start VIN: 2FTZX1727X
will not turn over...HELP
2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP53235
Customer complaint is that after sitting all night the engine won't start,just cranks and cranks.After 30 seconds of cranking sometimes would start.Problem is intermittent,could not duplicate.I suggested fuel pump replacement for pressure loss overnight.Worked...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSW21P35
Need help on this one guys thanx for helping, truck came in on a hook, pull fuel filter cover off turn key on&crank eng no fuel coming out, replaced fuel pump now we have fuel comin out but still not starting, icp reads over 500-1000 ipr 85%. Sprayed starting ... Trouble codes: P2291
2005 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDXF46P05
Had a 2005 F450 towed in from another shop, complaint at that time cranks slow, tech installed new batteries and fuel filter.Still no start just cranks. Towed in to our shop found codes listed below and some more.IPC pressure and voltage looks normal 1300 t0 1... Trouble codes: P0611 (Ficm performance), P0261 (Injector circuit low 1), P0264 (Injector circuit low 2), P0267, P0270 (Injector circuit low 4), P0273 (Injector circuit low 5 all 8 injectors)
2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L no power VIN: 1FDWE35P26
This is a ambulance and cold this thing has no power for about 4 miles.(would not want it sent to me if I was dying on a code 4)Our Ford dealer has spent multiple dollars and parts(EGR and turbo rebuilt)and now is just guessing.I have been told it could be inj...
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L Rotors VIN: 1FTRF12W06
Customer called this am (thurs) and advised he could leave me the truck friday (1 day). Ford has replaced front pads and surfaced or replaced front rotors approximately 5 times within the first 36k. Now @ 39k, they have told him that they don't know what the p...
2006 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.0L oil pump VIN: 1FDXF46P66
truck towed in, started blowing blue smoke, then died. Verified no-start condition, found base oil pressure was 0 psi. Removed the pump,(gerotor pump, located on crankshaft)and found it to be scored and chewed up. upon closer inspection, determined that a need...
2003 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L chime VIN: 2MEFM75W73
Came in with no headlights found lighting module not powering up headlights. Replace module all lights work properly but now it chimes any time the door is open and the key is not in the ignition. Stick the key in and chime stops you dont even have to turn it....

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1996 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2FALP71W2T
the new iac we installed was defective.we replaced it and unhooked the battery cables. we held them together for a few minutes. after restarting car and a short drive all was well thanks to all who responded to my questions steve
1997 Ford Ranger XLT 2.3L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FTCR14A3V
Hi everybody, First I would like to thank everybody for responding to my request. I had checked exhaust back pressure as one person sugested but forgot to post that test it was okay, we also scoped the TPS sensor for gliches and it was okay, double checked tim...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L Mechanical VIN: 1FMZU63W52
nobody has aprantly run into this version of 4.6. When I finally got the correct head gaskets they both came with grommets and a note that they need to be installed in both heads. This engine only had one from factory. I believe they must be some kind of oil f...
2004 Ford Focus SE 2.0L brake light on in dash VIN: 1FORDFOCUS
failed instument cluster, the cluster had an internal short to ground
2002 Lincoln LS 3.9L Hydrolic Cooling Fan VIN: 1LNHM87A62
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