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1987 Ford Bronco II XL 2.9L no speedo VIN: 1FMCU12Y2H
I am looking at this 87 Bronco II that has no speedo reading inside. I pulled the VSS where the cable goes into the transfer case and the driven gear was missing. The gear in the transfer case is still there, but too worn to put a new speedo gear with. Does an...
2001 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L Ac Compressor VIN: 3FAFP113X1
Hello iatn members got this escort that has no power at ac clutch followed flow chart from identafix have power going into ccrm module, start car turn ac on have a grnd on pin 22 ,but i have no power comin out of pin 23 which goes to compressor,on this flow ch...
2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Wipers VIN: 1FTRX1762N
I have not been able to duplicate concern, anyone with any history regarding this issue that would help point me in the right direction would be greatly appreciated. Thanks jim
2003 Ford E-450 Super Duty Custom 7.3L Parking brake assy VIN: 1FDXE45F23
This is really not that technical, but more of an issue of experienece.Were trying to replace the parking brake assy that goes on the tail shaft of the trans. The bearing in the parking brake assy I believe has locked up. We have not been able to remove the as...
2006 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3L master cylinder VIN: 1FMCU95H26
this truck belongs to my neighbor.i dont have much experience with hybrids.she said four seperate times she hit the brakes and they felt like "a block was under the pedal"then suddenly went to floor truck wouldnt stop.she also mentioned that the las time was o...
1996 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L serp belt noise VIN: 2MFCM75WLR
this merc came in after a compressor replacement with a belt squeal the balancer was slipped forward and i saw a obvious fix,replaced the balancer and belt and all was ok for 2 days then noise is back? put on another belt and all ok then again 3 days later bel...

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1985 Ford F-250 XL 6.9L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Hard start VIN: 1FTHX2616F
Ok everyone, you guys are awesome the whole air leaking through the little return plastic caps is exactly what it required to fix it. As I had stated all the fuel lines had been replaced so I knew it wasn't coming from there but those dumb little caps caused t...
1997 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEU18W2V
Thanks guys for all the ideas, Jim and Sergio nailed it, the water pump fins were as thin as razor blades. What threw me off was the ECT never got above 200 degrees ever! But, what I did learn is the PCM can control the coolant temp gauge. I wasn't the one dri... Trouble codes: P1285.
2002 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson Edition 5.4L Starting VIN: 1FTRW07302
sorry about the post i was out of town and my partner posted without properly explaining all of the issues or that the theft light was flashing and that there was no injector pulse and or fuel pump operation this truck went back to the dealer for a new pcm jus...
2003 Ford E-350 7.3L Compressor VIN: 1FDSS34F73
Thanks to all that gave advice. After flushing the entire system again to make sure the system was not overfilled with oil. I evacuated and recharged system and retested. Pressure still too high. Then I sparyed the condensor with water while the A/C was runnin...
2005 Ford Expedition XLS 5.4L Stall, Low idle speed VIN: 1FMPU19515
Apparently the idle speed is maintained by ignition timing adjustments only, no throttle blade movement. I wish I could have found this information in "description of operation" (Shopkey/ [...])articles. The good gentlemen at Trail Auto Electric performed... Trouble codes: P0506 (Idle speed below desired RPM).
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