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1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L temp gage VIN: 1FALP6534W
unable to find temp sedder acording to mitchle it is on lower left of engine and has red/white wire to gage and a blue wire to ground.I can,nt find a sensor with those color wires on it.the ect sensor is on thermostat houseing and is working properly when chec...
1999 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L heater core VIN: 2FAFP74W0X
Have a repeat offender on heater core leak, replaced twice in last 3+ years, using OE cores, customer flushes coolant every two years, when vehicle came in coolant to low to check for voltage in coolant (ie chevy trucks), has any one had this issue, is there c...
1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53S2X
motor was replaced due to lack of oil & timing chain destruction. it was missing after instulation so replased plugs & wires disconnected battery. ran ok for 2 days & was back for miss & surge on exccel. missing on cylinders 1 2 & 3. rich on bank 1 lean on ban... Trouble codes: P1132, P1157
2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L control VIN: 1FTZR15V2Y
Mornin fellow another ford ranger kicking my butt.came in stuck in 4hi.,4x4 lights inop.i used my power probe to shift it back to 2hi.shifted it back and forth a few times,so i know the motor is fine.totally unresponsive using the controls.cant scan ...
2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FTYR14V9Y
Any help on this would be great. Vehicle came in with a crank no start, plugs were extremely fuel fouled. Removed plugs, cleaned and vehicle started. Two cyls. Were misfiring due to no spark, replaced coil pack. Truck ran smooth after that. Also replaced fuel ...
2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L computer/wiring VIN: 1FAFP53U12
Hi All, Thanks in advance for your time. I have a real headache here. My problem is I can not set the folling monitors, o2, heated o2, cat, or evap. replaced o2 sensor in the rear pre cat connector melted but sensor worked. spliced in new connector, had voltag...
2004 Ford Excursion Limited 6.0L Hesitation VIN: 1FMSU43P04
Engine lacks power when cold mainly - struggles to hit 2500rpm, runs much better when warmed up, but still hesitates on accel especially above 2000 rpm. Runs just like it is starving for fuel. Monitored several inputs - ficm voltage is 47.8 on accel. Fuel pres... Trouble codes: P0401
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNX21P34
No start condition. Have worked on this vehicle for one week. Six hundred hours! changing the icp sensor was the advice of a snap on tech and salesman. I have used a snap on scanner (verus) to assist in this repair (?) ficm volts are 47.5 and icp pressure whil...

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1996 Ford Contour GL 2.5L No Start VIN: 1FALP67L7T
Yes it seems to be in wiring, the customer doesn't know if he wants to fix it. A lot of time involved car may not be worth it. Thanks for all your help James
1998 Ford Explorer XLT 5.0L accessory delay relay VIN: 1FMZU35P6W
There was no radio in this car when it came to me so I got nosey and started poking around and found a big blue wire piggy backed to a Y/BK wire. Removed blue wire and found it was hooked to a ground retested GEM found no codes and wipers dont work when turn ...
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Hard Start VIN: 1FTWX31P26
Thanks to all that replied. It was indeed the High Pressure Oil Pump Outlet Fitting. After removing the turbo and HPOP Cover, I pressurized the system with shop air through the ICP Sensor on the RF valve cover, and you could see bubbles coming out of the fit... Trouble codes: P2291 (Injector Control Low During Engine Cranking), P0299 (TC/SC Underboost).
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