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1965 Ford Mustang 2.8L Engine VIN: 5F07U19658
Hi everyone, I recently bought my first company car. It's a 1965 ford mustang. I'm gonna pull the engine and tranny for the local college to rebuild. I don't believe it is too hard, but I wanna know can I pull the engine and tranny as one unit. Any help would...
1991 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTDF15Y0M
yes a 91 f150 is whipping my butt so try not to laugh. this thing runs aweful. it keeps fuel fouling the number three spark plug. compression test running and static. 150 psi. comes up with a code for the iat sensor grounded. i have unplugged everthing that sh... Trouble codes: 112 (ECT indicated 250deg / circuit grounded)
1997 Ford F-250 XLT 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTHX26FOV
engine idles ok, with a bit of white smoke, when at cruise it starts missing, and really starts smoking like a bandit, and the smell of fuel burns your eyes, but when reved to full throttle, it clears up, at this point we think it may be injectors, but need so...
1998 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FTRE1468W
Fellow techs. This vehicle came in barely running. We replaced the plugs and wires as they were original and there was no change. We discovered that the coil on the driver side was not firing at all so we were only running on four cylinders. After relplacing t...
2000 Ford Excursion Limited 6.8L wiring harness VIN: 1FMNU42S1Y
had a engine fire and I want to replace the wiring harness,how ever ford dealer is telling me they can only find one for 4 wheel drive mine is 2wd. Now my question is will one for 4wd work or will I have to cut and tape to make it work. Hoping a ford parts guy...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNF21P43
First of all thank you for any information/advice in advance. We have a No start on the 6.0 diesel. Observed the flollowing reading. FICMLPWR 12.5 v , FICMM PWR 48.0 v, FICM SYNC switch from no to yes while cranking and cranking RPM is 200. Did the injector bu... Trouble codes: P2614 (CMP /Open), P2617 (CKP/ Open)
2004 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU73K34
Hi gang! Vehicle was on my lot, customer came down andtold me the vehicle cut out on him and would crank and maybe run for a second or 2 then cut out. I tried to verify this BUT the battery was discharged, had to service battery and charge so I could try to st... Trouble codes: P0190, P0172, P00, 175 (System too rich banks 12), P0191, P0301, P00, 316 (Misfire dectected in first 1000 revolutions), P00, 401 (Insufficient EGR flow)
2007 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.0L engine VIN: 1FDAF57P17
We have a noise coming from left front of engine sonds like a belt type noise worst at idle that we cannot seem to pinpoint without tearing down the whole engine we have removed the belt to elminate any componets there we also removed the left valve cover and ...
1991 Mercury Tracer 1.9L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3MAPM15J4M
Attention Ford/Mercury experts! I have a real challenge on my hands. This 91 Mercury Tracer came into the shop with the engine idling very poorly. When road testing, it ran fine. The vehicle seemed to warm up very slowly and the temperature gauge read on the c...
1998 Mercury Cougar 2.5L battery VIN: 2ZWHT61L4X
At a loss of what to do at this point. Car came in with battery dies over night, battery and alternator both brand new motorcraft parts, alternator tests good at all conditions, battery is brand new, 2nd new battery, performed battery draw test, found 5.12 amp...
1999 Mercury Villager 3.3L Mount VIN: 4M2XV14T5Y
Keeps breaking motor mounts (3rd time) have used aftermarket, then factory mounts. No damage to cross memeber or sub frame. Engine runs fine ie. No lamps or drivabiltty, used as daily driver (not a hot rod of course. No kids driving) also have a 2000 nissan q...
2003 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L rf door glass VIN: 4M2DU86W33
rf window will down but not up.will only work from r.side not drivers side.now tomorrow it might go up from left side my problem is iwant to run test on motor and switches but i donot see how to remove door panels.i see the 2 screws on bottom of panel and i'm ...

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2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTZR15V7Y
Thanks to all that replied. i was hoping for a way around the flex fuel sensor on this ford ranger, but my customer had to bite the bullet and pony up $661.46 for the new sensor from ford. Trouble codes: P0176 (flex fuel sensor).
2000 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Abs Module VIN: 1FMFU16L2Y
isolated master cylinder...master cyl not the problem replaced abs hydraulic control unit and immediately had improvement...bled complete system...good solid brake pedal and stops GOOD
2003 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Engine Performance VIN: 1FTRW08613
Sorry for the delay guys, I ordered everything from ford by the VIN and they sent me all wrong parts. It seems there are two 4.6's (Romeo, Windsor Modified) Lucky me trying to stuff Romeo parts into a Windsor. So we were held up for awhile. My most heartf...
2003 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1FTRY44V42
Well thank you all is fix. :) Well I did my home work right to the dot, exept for the main thing. Richard [...] thank you. YOU open my eyes I did change the cam sen. and synchronizer, but may mistake was not to drive the vehicle I asume that it was too ealy for...
2005 Mercury Grand Marquis GSL 4.6L Heated seat VIN: 2MEHM75W55
Well if you run in to this apparently there is an element in the back of the seat as well. Doesn't show up on the wiring schematic Ford's or otherwise. Found it had a huge hole burnt in it. Love it when the manufacture doesn't give you all the info you need ...
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