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1989 Ford E-150 Econoline XL 4.9L Cuts out VIN: 1FTEE14YCK
We have a customer that owns an '89 Ford E-150 w/4.9L. Customer is an ice cream vendor that had a Power Jack (pi-8000) power inverter installed on vehicle for the freezer. Installer of the inverter told customer he needed a higher amp alternator for the invert... Trouble codes: 13 (unable to ctrl rpm to self-test lower limit band), 23 (tp snsr input is out of self-test range), 25 (ks sensor sig not sensed in dynamic response test), 33 (egr valve not opening), 44 (thermactor air sys inoperative), 52 (psps always staying open/closed)
1998 Ford Escort LX 2.0L Hard starting VIN: 3FAFP15P6W
hard starting worse when hot ,no codes , replaced crank sensor and it seemed to be a little better at first. when it starts it runs fine, just have to crank on it for excessive amount of time. any help would be appriciated. Thank you !
2001 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.4L A/c VIN: 1FBSS31L11
Hi guys we have this problem with this e-350 we been trying to fix a problem related to the rear a/c unit everything seems normal. Good cold a/c to the front vents and good blower pressure to rear vents but for some reason,no cold tenp to rear vents,check the ...
2001 Ford Mustang 3.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FAFP40441
Hello. I have this 01 mustang in the shop, it came in not staying running. scanned for codes and had a p0340 camshaft position code. Cleared codes after checking cam sensor and fuel pressures. turned key and car started an idled and ran for a few days. Car cam... Trouble codes: P0340
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Hpop VIN: 1FTNW21P13
Hi Guys,This 2003 F250 was towed into my shop about 1 year ago with a no start condition.Upon inspection we found no ICP.We then found the HPOP had seized and the gear was turning on the cam gear.We installed a new Ford HPOP and it started and ran good.Less th...
2003 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L speed control VIN: 1FMPU18L73
he brought this truck in because of inop cruise control. The first thing i checked were the fuses. then checked the cable. when i enter self test the light will flash. I push the on button it will flash. When i press the resume button nothing happens. if i byp...
2004 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L Hesitation VIN: 1FTRX12W14
truck came in for spark plugs,tire rotation and trans , service.2 days later it has engine light on and a wrench light on code [...] a p1635.clear codes ,lights come back on. i can clear codes and crank truck.engine light is off ,wrench light is sill on. wh... Trouble codes: P2106, P1635
2005 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Flexplate VIN: FMFU16515L
Calling all Ford Guys! In Feb. this year (2010), 4500 miles ago we put a new Flexplate and starter in this rig for worn teeth on flx. plt. ring gear causing no start- ya know "zip- zip" while cranking. Found no other signs to consider except Starter. Truck is ...
2007 Ford F-150 FX2 5.4L Differential VIN: 1FTPX12V57
This is not a high tech question, but very low one. I found leaking from rear diff. pinion input shaft seal. Can I replce the seal without lowing the axle? Can I replace the seal without any adjustment or special tools? Thanks in advance for helps.
2007 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3L high temp VIN: 1FMCU49H67
We have this hybrid that the customer stated over heated on her on road.I road tested and never got an over heat warning but on the scan tool temp runs between 223 - 230 degrees and in shop at idle with ac on temp is 216-220.Both coolant fans run at idle yet t...
2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.4L Hesitation, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTWW31R78
have worked on many ford 7.3 & 6.0 but only a few 6.4l. trying to force DPF regeneration. egr was stuck at 16%, commanded egr closed with IDS and taped on valve. egr now at 0%. cleared all codes. KOEO= no codes. p246c & p2463 return sa soon as you start engine... Trouble codes: P0404, P1335, P2452, P2463, P246C
2007 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L door locks VIN: 2MEFM75V77
NOne of the locks will operate from the buttons or unlock, including the trunk latch. Nothing is stuck and all fuses seem to be good. All wiring connectors seem to be good but get no operation from any lock escept manually. All these locks are fed thru the Dri...

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1995 Ford F-350 XLT 7.5L Vss VIN: 2FTHF36G1S
Thanks for all the hints and replies. The best method i found to track this down was to pull out fuse #8 and test drive, problem completely dissappeared. Ordered a new instrument cluster, problem resolved. The new cluster has gone obsolete in Fords part invent...
1996 Ford Explorer Limited 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1JN4HS5645
There was carbon on the EGR pintle and passages, I suspect a piece broke loose and got stuck in the valve triggering the light. Pulled valve and cleaned after checking everything that was mentioned several times. Trouble codes: P0402 (EGR excessive flow).
2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L vents VIN: 1FBSS31L96
To all that replied thanks all where on the money got a new vacume tank from dealer mounted it under dash ran new vacuum lines and every thing works great again thanks to all that replied. Thanks john
2007 Ford f 650 5.9L brake lights VIN: 3FRWX65B97
Yes this one is fixed, my brother who owns the truck had replaced the fuse after finding it was blown and installed the new fuse in the open fuse hole next to correct one. I guess i should have checked it myself. It went to the dealer to get this figured out, ...
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