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1990 Ford Mustang LX 5.0L a/c VIN: IFACP41E4L
help please this mustang LX only overheats w/air on,have checked everything i can think of leaning towards electric pusher fan.does not overheat w/air off.have checked waterpump,blockage in block and heater core
1993 Ford Taurus SHO 3.0L No Start, extended cranking VIN: 1FACP54Y7P
Thank you to everyone for the help. This car was towed in for a no start/cranking problem - had good spark, but upon checking fuel presure it didn't have enough - about 10psi. Replaced the fuel pump and filter and car started. After it sat for a while and cool...
1994 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.8L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FDEE14H2R
Van cuts out intermintantly at idle. Van only does it in closed loop. Heres what I know. When the hick-up occurs, the RPM has a small jump UP, then down, then back to normal. When it happenes my o2 goes lean for a split second. Injecter pulse goes up. I have s...
1999 Ford Mustang 3.8L engine VIN: 1FAFP444XX
Hello everyone. Hope your all well. We got a 1999 mustang in with a 3.8 V6 CEL on. Came in a week ago with a po301 and po305. Today its back with a po303. Good compression. We have already replaced the coil pack and wires. Any ideas? Thank you in advance.
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L converter VIN: 1FTSX31F41
Good morning I have a 2001 ford F350 with a converter flare issue in overdrive with the converter being commanded to lock up. The transmission does not want to stay in converter lock up if the load or grade changes even slightly or not at all. The flare issue ...
2003 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start, cold driveability VIN: 1FDAF57P03
thanks for any help on this one.customer initially had smoke/no power when cold,ran ok it is a "no start".checked oil level,fuel quality, etc.performed injector buzz test,and got codes for injector circuit low on all 8 cylinders.when checking ficm volt... Trouble codes: P0603, P0670, P0261
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty FX4 6.0L Misfire VIN: 1FTSW21P75
This truck runs terrible (#1 engine miss)until it has ran for about 5 minutes,it also blows white smoke and uses antifreeze.It appears to be a bad head gasket but since I don't normally work on diesels.And this one appears to have a lot of extras,I thought I s... Trouble codes: P0263 (cylinder 1 power contribution), P0404 (EGR control circuit), P0405 (EGR circuit low)
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Stall no restart Hot VIN: 1FTSW21P26
This truck has two symptoms. 1: It stalls after driving anywhere from 10 min to an hour and will not restart until it cools down, sometimes a few minutes, sometimes not until it sits overnight. 2: It has intermittant instantaneous loss of power and a "chuf...
2008 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTPX14V58
Hello out every one need some ideas on this 08 f150 the damn thing intermitantlly cuts out but comes out of it if you step on it, customer says, had vehicle last week and could only duplicate problem a couple of times but only happens for a split second, not a...
2005 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Misfire VIN: 5LMRU27A6X
This is the first 5.4 vin-A, 4 valve engine I have come across & can't find removal procedure for spark plugs. It appears that there is a cover on top of the valve cover that would expose the plugs & coil assembly. I have removed the 2 bolts securing this cove... Trouble codes: P0307 (cylinder 7 misfire)

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1997 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTJE34F9V
Thanks for all the great replies. We found that the PCM was not supplying sufficient ground to the IDM relay and in turn was not powering up the IDM module. Replaced the PCM and it's been running great for about a week now.
2005 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FMFU17555
went to pull plugs to check for any that were cracked plugs were froze in head sent it out not opening that can of worms esp. for a used car lot
2005 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZVHT82H75
we got authorization to replace air filter with stock style - we are on back order for a few more weeks - the electrical draws are gone and the last issue is the fuel trims/baro which overwelmingly response was to replace the cold air kit with an oe air box ; ... Trouble codes: P0148, P0171, P0174.
2006 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L rear end VIN: 1FTPW14546
Sorry for the delay. Was waiting for the customer to return so we could look at some of the suggestions that you all gave! He has not come back with his truck yet, so we will file the comments and try to check them out upon his return. Thanks again for the in...
2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L suspension VIN: 5LMFU27R73
the issue with this r/front was when the vehicle was on the front end rack you could hear a leaking sound where the upper mount area did soap test multiple times no leak, but leak noticeable did o ring kit leak still present the fix is the upper mount/ ...
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