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1988 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L Cuts out VIN: F2A4U6D396
hello i need some help guys i have a 88 f-150 in my stall that has come to me after two other shops have had it they have put both in tank pumps the spliter the frame pump o2 and fuel press reg on it the fuel press is all over the place and it seems to me that...
1988 Ford F-350 Custom 7.3L long crank time VIN: 143B36IER4
Hey all. Forget the vin I inputed. Didn't have it with me. This is our shop tow truck we purchased used. It has a very long crank time before starting and niether of us are diesel freaks. I checked for power to all glow plugs and made sure it remained when cra...
1990 Ford Thunderbird Super Coupe 3.8L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FA9964R2L
Reman engine installed, runs good cold warmed up when goes into 5 inches of boost just falls on its face and wont accel at all you can barely nurse it along but it idles fine. Smoke tested intake system and made sure intercooler tubes are sealed, o2s showed le...
1991 Ford F-250 XLT Lariat 7.5L hvac VIN: 1FTHX25G8L
After initial test and failed charge, replaced orifice tube, as it was very corroded(worst I have ever seen). Attempted charge still same. Won't accept charge. Have been going at this piecemeal as customer swears all had been replaced and worked. Flushed lines...
1993 Ford Bronco XL 5.8L reverse VIN: 1FMEU15N4P
automatic transmission experts, please help! this is my dad's vehicle. i just finished overhauling this e4od, and now there is no reverse. when i place the selector in the reverse position, the rpm raises about 200-300 rpm. here's the history of the vehicle: ...
1994 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.8L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FBHS31H2R
when warmed up intermittley it seems like it wants to stall for just a second checked driver from pcm for both banks of injectors okay never cuts out same with the coil back probed and voltage and ground present checked fuel psi and never cuts out no codes pas...
2001 Ford Mustang 3.8L differential VIN: 1FAFP44471
okay ford guys I need help with this one. This 2001 mustang has a drone or vibration at 35-55 mph. Its only at a steady speed. If I accelerate is goes away, if I let off the gas it goes away, if I push the clutch in it goes away. Swerving back and forth has no...
2002 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L low voltage at pcm VIN: 1FAHP56S12
I would like to know what color wire is at pin 104 and 150 at the pcm and should there be battery voltage there.
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.8L low power VIN: 1FTNX21SX3
This V10 has low power. The customer said at times not able to get itself above 50 mph. No codes. LTFT'S and STFT'S below 5 and change with load below 5. O2 sensors switch like they should. MAF 1.08 at idle and go up with throttle. Timing 12 at idle and advanc...
2003 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FMPU15L93
kills only one sideof the engine coils get no spark owner replace ECM at dealer and had it Flash but the ECM is used he said he still having the same Problem check ECM Ground and ground to batterie any one have any idea thanks Trouble codes: P0355, P0354, P0320, P0356, P0358
2005 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L VIN ID transfer VIN: 1FAHP60A95
SORRY FOR LONG POST.. LOT OF INFO HERE..05 T-bird towed in no start. Another shop for some reason installed and new REM module. (We do not know why)However we reinstalled old module then performed programable module installation (PMI) with I-flash. Heres what ...
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTPW14525
Ford techs,we have a f-150 5.4 in our shop that will stall driving down the road just like u turn key off.You can put vehicle in neutral and will crank right back up.Did notice that between 30-40 mph has a intermittent miss like a coil dropping out.Only codes ... Trouble codes: 2106 (tac system), 2135 (thr/pdl position sensor switch)
2005 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.8L batteries VIN: 1FDXE45S55
vehicle goes out for one to one & one half days,comes back on tow truck dead,when jumped seems to be charging ok again. driver states it just stops & wont crank. does anybody know how this system works? bus is put together by supreme startrans.ti has rear batt...
2005 Ford Focus ZX4 2.0L battery drai VIN: 1FAFP34N65
this vehicle comes in complaining of an intermittent battery drain. customer states weird symptoms such as the radio coming on when turn the vehicle on but radio was turned off before vehicle was shut off. sometimes the high beam indicator flickers when no hig...
2005 Ford Escape XLT 2.3L vss VIN: 1FMYUO3Z15
Hi all, we had this escape come in with a blown motor so we replaced with a low mileage used engine. When we test drove it the trans went into limp mode o/d light flashing and very poor performance not going over 40 mph jerking and bucking in and out of gear. ...

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1994 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.8L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FBHE31H4R
thanks to everybody for the replies i tested the tps it was ok ended up replaceing the powertrain controll moduel and that took care of the problem Trouble codes: P0121, P0172, P0452.
2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XL 4.0L starter VIN: 1FMZU73K62
Have not heard from customer again to verify what fix actually worked. I am sure everyone was leaning in the right direction to do a parameter reset properly, etc. I left a couple voicemails and customer does not return calls, maybe better luck next time. Than...
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FTWW32P44
All The Replies Were Very Helpfull, I Am In The Prosses Of A Lenghty Troubleshoot On This Truck It Is My Personal Vehical, So Naturaly Is Pushed Last Always,Removed The Harness At The ECU, Taped Up Chaffing Areas Of Harness, Cleaned And Dielectric Greased The ...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L Fuel Injection Control Module VIN: 1FTSW21P85
Thank you to all who replied. The customer did not authorize anymore diagnostic time after we found the 611 FICM failure code. Customer contacted [...] dealer in Canada, about 250 miles away and got FICM from dealer. [...] dealer stated that FICM they shipped...
2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L no power VIN: 1FDWE35P26
Sorry for the delay.after purchasing a new scanner I found out cold 4 cylinders were missing.I diagnosed it to injectors.Seeing how this is a emergency vehicle we replaced all 8 injectors.Vehicle runs perfect now.
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