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1976 Ford F-250 Ranger XLT 6.4L specs. VIN: F25MKC0247
Just need the specs. for system cap. Alldata does not go old enough thanks in advance
1994 Ford F-250 XLT 7.3L MIL Lamp on, Low power VIN: 1FTMX26F8R
Hi powerstroke guru's. I don't do a lot of diesel work so needing some direction. I've got a 94 7.3 powerstroke giving me fits. Complaint was MIL coming on and almost shutting down. Lots of test drives and got light to come on and some low power and smoke. Pul... Trouble codes: P1211 (Injector control pressure high or low)
1997 Ford F-250 5.8L No Start VIN: 1FTHF26H5V
no start,no spark no fuel no noid no check engine light.eec power relay clicks,all fuses good.if you unplug the spout connector you get spark.please help i need a direction to go.the distributor was replaced for no spark no noid,vehicle ran for 2 days now its ...
1997 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTBF17W5V
i have been working on this vehicle replaced fuel injectors due to suspected them to be faulty after all the test and engine stills runs the same and when you remove the ijnector harness from the injecotrs there is no change in the engine on the right side but... Trouble codes: 171 (bank 1 system lean), 172 (bank 2 system lean)
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L Altenator VIN: 1FTNF20F8Y
please help with this troubled ford. the truck came in no charging checked and alt showed bad replaced alt all good for 2 weeks now alt was bench tested and showed bad so warrantied installed no charging if you rev the engine it will hit 12.9v but thats all vo...
2002 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L No Communication With Ecm VIN: 452BA95929
The vehicle was towed into our garage. 1 no communication with the pcm. 2 no gas gauge when the key is in the on side 3 cannot scan the computer no communication 4 vehicle dosen't crank. 4 checked all fuses 5 we have power and ground at the obII connector trie...
2003 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMYU93173
Customer stated engine has been missing for a while All three cats are plugged and rattling Code PO352 comes up tested noid light to all injectors and spray is good, spark at all cylinders compression is between 160-170 low power because of cats. my question i... Trouble codes: P0352
2004 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Stall VIN: 1FTRF12WX4
vehicle came in with a stalling issue . turns out it only stalls at idle in gear w a/c on. did some research replaced the throttle body reset kam . still stalls . checked a/c charge , diode , relay , and took a close look at the alternator - nothing found. i s...
2007 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Right Headlight VIN: 2FAFP71W27
Hi guys, I need some opinions. 07 Crown Vic, no r/s low beam. Checked all connections, no power from LCM to right side light, all other lights work. Unplugged connector from LCM, applied power to connector and light works,eliminating broken wire, checked power...
1995 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L air ride
hi guys,im working on my neighbors lincoln,,the left side of the car is practically touching the tires,,when you start the vehicle it comes back up,,after the car sits for a while it starts to go back down,i wouldnt think both air bags would go out at once any...
2000 Lincoln LS 3.0L compressor VIN: 1LNHM86S5Y
Customer complaint was a/c not cooling, add freon. Upon starting car found running high rough idle and no compressor engagement. Found 129 psi of somthing in the system. I have not identified freon, air and ? mixture yet. Scaned found P0171 and P174. I suspect...
1999 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Blower Speed VIN: 2MEFM75W8X
two day before a/c compresor broke custemor was complaning that at max ac when he wolud set speed to low it would go to low speed for a second or so and then it would go to hight speed. I tested a/c controler and found no codes i check alldat and could not fin...
2001 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L ac and radio VIN: 1MEFM55S41
car came in radio will not turn on and ac portion of icp will light up and functions on display will change but rcc module does nothing...complete icp control panel was replaced with dealer new... after car sits running for about 15 minutes systems goes to wor...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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2001 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.4L A/c VIN: 1FBSS31L11
We replaced the rear expansion block like many of you suspected and all is well. Thank you for your help. Much appreciated.
2001 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Hesitation VIN: 1FMPU18L51
i would like to thank everyone for their response to this help post. i noticed while driving the vehicle at night or early morning that the timing was operating normally and it had good power and did not hesitate. then when the ambient temp would climb to 105-...
2003 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L speed control VIN: 1FMPU18L73
I thought i had a fix with all of the replies that said the brake switch on the master was bad. Well this truck did not have that type of brake switch. I called the dealer for a price, I gave them the vin and was told this truck did'nt have the switch there, i...
2003 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Slip Joint VIN: 1FMYU93193
Thanks again for all the help. Special thanks to Gerry & Jon for explaining why & how. Ended up buying a used drive shaft after 4 hours of frustration. Next time (hopefully not soon) I'll use Jon's procedure and it should be a piece of cake.
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Hpop VIN: 1FTNW21P13
Hi Guys, It took me a while to get back to this job but thanks for all the help. I replaced the oil cooler, oil cooler screen, and hpop.I think the oil cooler was restricting the oil flow to the hpop and I also replaced the aftermarket filters.It started an...
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Electronic Clutch Fan VIN: 1FTSW31P04
Sorry for long delay in answer about the belt issue. This is a friends vehicle that isn't driven much under conditions leading to problem. He just sanded pulley where backside of serp belt rides. He also just came back from holidays and same problem of squeali...
1999 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, buck VIN: 2MEFM74W9X
Thanks to all that replied. Most said to do a compression test on all cylinders with all plugs removed. Did this test at home, compression was between 185 - 200. Took compression tester from work and with that guage the reading was roughly 125. Had to wait... Trouble codes: P0307 (cylinder 7 misfire).
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