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1994 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Glow plug VIN: 1FTHF25M3R
HELP!!! Good morning! What should have been a simple job has turned interesting. We were replacing glow plugs and got to the last one before the glow plug gremlin hit. Sure enough the rear plug on the right side broke off and now the only thing showing out of ...
1994 Ford E-150 Econoline XL 5.8L No Start, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: H0RHB98487
Here we go; van will chug and stall after it is run 85 to 90 miles. van is pullin a trailer with 2500 lb race car and acts up when it exits off interstate and comes to stop signs. Vapor Lock? if you spray water on fuel lines and intake, will fire up but when y...
1994 Ford Probe SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1ZVLT20A1R
Okay so this is my personal circle track racecar. It has been kicking my but for a few weeks now. It jumped time and bent some valves. Put a rebuilt head on and now cyl 1 and 2 are dead below 3000 rpm. Plugs are fuel fouled.
1996 Ford F-250 XLT 7.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTHX26G8T
I'm getting lean codes P0171 and P0174. Also a P0153 for B2S1 O2 Sensor Slow Response. O2 Sensors are lazy, but switching. Long Term Fuel Trims are about 0-5% at idle and heavy acceleration, but at light acceleration and cruise, they jump up to 15-20%. I disco... Trouble codes: P0153 (Bank 2 Sensor 1 Slow Response), P0171 (Bank 1 Too Lean), P0174 (Bank 2 Too Lean)
1996 Ford F53 XL 7.5L Headlights And Turn Signals VIN: 3FCMF53G3T
I need a wiring diagram for this f53 chassis
2002 Ford Windstar SE Sport 3.8L Stall VIN: 2FMZA57432
help please. this thing stalls within 15 to 20 minutes of driving at any speed or load, if I put it in neutral and turn key from run to start it will crank but does not show rpm on the scan tool, used break out box to check ckp and the signal is good while thi...
2002 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10D92
I have a reoccuring problem on this ranger. The upstream o2 sensor will short out to over 1 volt which causes the computer to lean out the fuel mixture. I have replaced this sensor with a new carquest sensor twice now and both of them went bad after about a mo...
2003 Ford Mustang 3.8L clutch pedal VIN: 1FAFP40413
Vehicle came in with a customer complaint of a vibration in the clutch pedal,clutch pedal would get stiff after vehicle had been driven for awhile and grinds going into 5th. Test drove vehicle noticed a slight vibration in the pedal, clutch pedal resistance se...
2003 Ford E-350 5.4L limp in mode VIN: 1FTSS34L73
Hello all. We were faked out at first, engine did not actually run hot for us, but we replaced the thermostat, found the fan clutch not pulling and replaced it, while changing the t stat lots of chunks out of the cooling system so we replaced the radiator. Aft... Trouble codes: P1299
2007 Ford f 650 5.9L brake lights VIN: 3FRWX65B97
I'm in need of a brake light wiring diagram for a 07 f650 with air brakes. This is one of are roll back and have no brake lights. Its a 5.9 cummings w/at, It does have air brakes. I dont have HD truck in my program, no one in town seems to have it either. You ...
2008 Ford Fusion S 2.3L Engine VIN: 3FAHP08Z68
Hello all, This Fusion makes a nasty rattling/scraping noise when running. The customer states that the car was being driven when a bang occured from under the hood. The engine has been noisy ever since. It seemed like it should be obvious that something brok...
1991 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1LNCM82W9M
New customer and never saw car before. during big down pour the car died and would not restart. I got car and it ran but sounded like it was loosing spark on accel. I scoped the crank sensor and was not the cleanest pattern so replaced it and it ran fine, cust...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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2002 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Hesitation VIN: 2FTRX18L52
Well, all replies have useful stuff that I will use when the customer returns. This will likely be later this week since we just got a loaner genysis today. Sure felt useless without a scan tool. The first thing I'll do is check fuel trims while cold on a te...
2003 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3FAFP31343
Overall my car still has intermittent poor idle. I replaced the breather hose below the intake manifold, pcv valve, and cleared KAM. Have been very busy lately but my next plan is to clean and/or replace the air mass & IACV and also replace the coolant temp se...
2003 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDXF46P93
Thank you all for that wonderful input. Like i said in my update, pulled that ipr and found metal in the screen so i replaced that and the hpop. The customer asked if there was anything else he should do while we were in there. I recomended an oil cooler and e... Trouble codes: P2291, P2290, P0404.
1991 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L blend door actuator VIN: 1LNCM81W5M
pulled dash back again, installed new actuator all is well thanks for all the help. Dennis
1999 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L steering VIN: 5LMPU28AXX
First I would like to thank iATN and all those that responded. This was a tough one. I put a set of tires from another truck on this, no change. I Determined that the right front wheel was harder to turn than the left, replaced both front calipers and flex ...
1994 Mercury Sable LS 3.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1MELM5340R
hi guys sorry it took so long to get back but this one task me to the ends of my would think this one would have been simple and when yall here the fix yall will the beginning of this mess i said that i had checked all grounds and powers,kno...
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