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1966 Ford Mustang 4.7L overrun clutch VIN: 1FAPAL34WE
This is for you ford tranny guys. Thank you in advance for your help. I am rebuilding a 1966 mustang C4. My question... the overrun clutch (sprag) in the very back of the tranny is this supposed to hold in one direction and freewheel in the other? I replaced t...
1994 Ford Mustang 3.8L courtesy lights VIN: 1FALP45T5R
Help Ford techs. I have this mustang that was totaled and brought back to life. Yes the mileage is correct. Car was brought in about a month ago with multiple electrical problems and I found two connectors at right kick panel that were crossed and plugged into...
1994 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1FALP52U6R
vehicle runs fine and then 90% of the time will die out as soon as it comes up to temperature. when it cools off 50% of the time it will re-fire. sometimes it will stay dead. first time i had it in it finally stayed dead and i ran ignition test for no start no... Trouble codes: 211 (pip sgnal erratic)
1996 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTHX25F9T
Thanks in advance for reading. This is a no start, will crank. Died going down road. First look, CEL blinks fast and goes out. Wait to start does light. Key on, no buzz test heard. Batteries are decent, crank RPM good, no tach. No comm. from Brick, but it does...
1998 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L timing chain VIN: 1FMYU24E0W
hello my question is if this engine have a timing chain tenssioner in the rear chain because the front chain was loose and i found tha tenssioner broken i replace in and the chain still lose i need some help please.
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 5.4L cruise control
customer came in complaining that cruise control does not work. i followed the flow charts from all data which seemed very straight forward with tests and results. that led me to replace the cruise control servo, i tried 2 used ones, same result. auto wrecker ...
2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Hard starting VIN: 1FDWE35P74
Hi guy, i got this e350 with 6.0 dsl. Customer complains that it hard to start and it has been doing for while and only way he can start it with spraying starting fluid and that's how he has been starting. I crank this thing for 30 sec no start tried multi tim... Trouble codes: P0470 (Ebp ckt), P2614 (Ckp sensor ckt)
2005 Ford Freestar SES 3.9L cruise control VIN: 2FMZA57605
customer just bought this van and brought it in for no CC operation. watching cruise control data, when set button is pushed, it will flash from idle to set/accel then back to idle quickly. already replaced the pressure switch on the MC also. BOO switch and ot...
2005 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L low rpm power VIN: 1FTPX14565
"OLDER" Customer felt with a 5.4 his truck should have enough power to spin the wheels from a dead stop and it never has. He always suspected the transmission. One day he was working in a field (construction truck) and hit a low cut stump, big enough to crack ...
2006 Ford Fusion SE 3.0L coolant fan VIN: 3FAHP07136
the fan motor has been change this is now the second unit going in with the module.
2006 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L brakes drag VIN: 1FMEU65E68
Customer came in wanting a tune up due to low power on the interstate, a brake vibration, metal smell, and vibration while driving. I took the vehicle with the customer in the passanger seat for an extensive test drive and found the following: At 70mph, the v...
2007 Ford Mustang 4.0L blower motor VIN: 1ZVFT84N17
This car at times the blower motor will go on and off. Doesn't mater what speed. We have replace the blower motor and blower resistor with new ford parts.

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1994 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTCR14X2R
Thanks to all who responded, after doing additional pin testing we discovered that the output from the ecm was incorrect. we installed a new ecu and car ran quite well. Customer is happy and we have moved on. Trouble codes: P0157 (Mass air flow low voltage), P0159 (Mass air flow signal), P0172 (System lean bank 1).
1999 Ford F-150 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZX0721X
This truck is yet to be fixed. Customer is on the road alot and is supposed to bring in on Tuesday for adjustment of cam sensor. I'll post findings later. Thanks, David Trouble codes: P1309 (Misfire Moniter Fault), P1000 (System checks incomplete).
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNW21P14
most of you were right we replaced the ipc regulator and it started right up,, but what a pain that was it is the early version 6.0 with the wrap around manifold that just an 1/4 inch of the regulator valve would hit trying to removed it,, so the turbo and man...
2007 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLT 4.0L eng cooling fan VIN: 1FMEU63E87
Found A bad soulder joint at splice 113 in harnic rear of intake near heated PCV. Jerry
1998 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Temperature guage VIN: 2MEFM7SW3W
Many thanks to those who tried to help out. Most of the replies we received were based on verbage and did not lead us to a solution to the problem. We are convinced that the problem is in the cluster itself and have worked with the customer to have the vehic...
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