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1995 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Overdrive VIN: 1FALP45T44
Thank you in advance for any help!! I have a sweet little old lady's mustang gt convertible with a shifting problem. Sometimes it will shift in and out of overdirve. She complained of it happening it quite a bit but it took several miles of driving for it to h...
1999 Ford Escort SE 2.0L Stall, low idle VIN: 1FAFP13P2X
Hello I at stuck with this Ford. I suspect it needs to be re-flashed for Idle conditions but cannot find any information about it. Its problem is when I turn on A/C the idle drops too low and will stall the engine. If it does not stall it the oil light will co... Trouble codes: 1464 (A/C Demand Out Of Self Test Range I did NOT have the AC on during KOEO test)
2003 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Charging VIN: 1FTRW07L23
Customer states charging light on yesterday, then went off. Truck would not start today. Jump started and drove to shop. Light not on during drive to shop. Cut engine off, would restart w/no problem, light off. Load tested battery, ok. Restarted truck, light o...
2003 Ford Focus ZX5 2.0L no power
hi guys,sorry about the vin,im at home.customer drove in,don't know how.has NO acceleration.revs freely in nuetral,as soon as you drop it in gear it falls on its face,couldn't make it out the codes.maf,tps,fuel trim all look good on modis,checked e...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FTPX14574
i have a ford truck and comes up code p0022 bank 2 cam over retard ? the engine is clean inside and has good oil pressure . it runs good sometimes then runs rough idle than throws code again ,also has low power on highway ? then come back and turn off engine r... Trouble codes: P0022
2004 Ford Focus LX 2.3L alternator VIN: 1FAHP38Z34
have checked wiring and connections and grounds, cant seem to firgure this thing nout...possible defective alt 3 times??//
2005 Ford Focus ZX4 2.0L temp gauge VIN: 3FAHP37N35
Temp gauge on dash jumps instantly from full cold to half way on warm-up, then gauge jumps to full hot when climbing a hill or hard acceleration indicating an overheating condition. IR thermometer and scanner indicate actual temp is 230 f. when gauge is in the...
2007 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FAFP71W47
Hi every one of my best group, thanks for your time and help. this car came to me after Body repair , it have spaner indecator on and MIL on with DTC P061b Torq calc err, I checked wirring nothing found, refalshed PCM with the latest Calibration , try with ano... Trouble codes: P061B, P0172 (sys too rich B1), P0175
2003 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L Misfire VIN: 5LMEU88H23
hi I have this Vehicle that came in for no check engine light needed so it could go in for smog test.ofter checking it found that the led check engine light in the cluster was crashed/broken.i fixed cluster.check for codes i found code po340 & p1336.problem wi... Trouble codes: P0340, P1336 (malfuction control ignition system or misfire)
2004 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L brake/wheel VIN: 1LNHM81W84
vehicle towed to shop, customer states that wheels are locking up. tow truck driver said he couldn't get the car to back up more than a foot or two. i hop in it, back up, drive it around the building and into a bay with no problems other than a little squeakin...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1987 Ford Bronco II XL 2.9L no speedo VIN: 1FMCU12Y2H
I just threw a drive gear in there just to see if things work and the cable and speedo are all good, but the gear was gone within a mile since the drive gear is so worn. Now we just have to take the transfer case apart so I can find the missing, presumably bro...
1995 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L rear brakes VIN: 1FDKE30FXS
Thanks to every one for for your help! the problem was in the vacume booster it worked fine on light applications. when the brakes were applied for a longer period the vacume went to zero. test the vacume pump=good. installed a new booster and it works fine. T...
1998 Ford f350 super d 5.4L cant fuel VIN: 1FTSF30LXX
replaced charcoal vent canister in engine compartment on driver side ,and vent switch.problem solved,,thank you for all the help guys---rich
1999 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Lack Power - Ping VIN: 1FMZU34X9X
First, I must comment about regarding smoke testing, we had performed this before posting, I forgot to mention it. First, the upper intake gasket was replaced and that still didn't fix high LTFT but engine seemed to improve from pinging standpoint. The int... Trouble codes: P0174 (Too Lean Bank 2).
2003 Ford E-150 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRE14253
we did install an oem gasket with all new oem bolts and special rubbers on the3 first fix , we redid smoke test and had a leak from oil cap to cover -installed new oring and that leak is now gone and we are calling it fixed --thanks to all the Iatn members who... Trouble codes: P1151.
2004 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTVF145X4
this truck needed cats and engine. it was not mantianed at all. ford also told me that when the air filter gets really dirty it doesn't seal any more. thanks for all the help Jason
2004 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTVF145X4
this truck need a pair of cats and an engine. no maintance was done to this truck. Ford told me that the air filters get really dirty they don't seal very well. thanks for all the help. Jason
1994 Mercury Tracer 1.9L No Start VIN: 3MARM15JXR
After checking all power and grounds at pcm,a used pcm was installed and car is down the road,thank you for the help.
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