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1988 Ford Ranger Custom 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FT3R11A4J
This older Ford is giving us grief. Truck runs nicely for approximately 30 miles of driving and then gradually begins to stumble and hesitate while gradually applying throttle. ie. when you come to a gradual incline the truck wants to kind of bog and misfire a...
1996 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Poor Idle Quality,
seems to be telling us its running rich are these prone to ecu faults
1997 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Front axle acuator VIN: 1FMFU18W4V
when vehicle came in OD light is flashing and transmission has fluid temp code. fluid temp reads - 40f that's negative 40. when I first started testing 4wd light on cluster would not even light up. then after some testing can get all lights on dash to work wit...
1998 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Rear Air Bags VIN: 1FMPU18L2W
This truck has a lean to the right side of 3" at the rear suspension. When the suspension is raised, by a function test or vehicle control, the left rear will rise further than the right. When venting the system, the right will drop to the jounce bumper first,...
1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZR15XOX
Hello fellow techs, I am stumped and would appreciate your assistence. We have here a 99 Ford Ranger 4wd pick up with a 4.0l v6 and automatic transmision. The truck has 192k miles and the second motor 100k miles. After installing a set of new casting cylinder ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Cooling VIN: 1FAFP58U1X
Please help the heater hoses i am replacing with a dorman 626-208 its a pipe and hose assembly it fits good but it has a hose that connects the two pipes and the original doesnt have one. I think that may be a update but do i need to eliminate one of the other...
1999 Ford F-150 XLT 4.2L Misfire VIN: 1FTZX1721X
This truck came in with cylinder 1,2,and 3 miss fire we replaced spark plugs wires and a coil,steel runs rough only when it warms up,checked compression it reads 150 lbs on each cylinder,backed off of the rockers and performed a leak down test,it passed on eac... Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0303
2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L starts and stalls VIN: 1FMYU04141
Customer states they were driving and vehicle stalled. Towed in and starts up and stalls after about 3 seconds. Fuel pressure stays constant at 58 psi, injectors are shutting off causing the stall. Will restart without cycling the switch and same thing happens...
2005 Ford Mustang 4.0L Fuel Gauge VIN: 1ZYFT80N35
Fuel Gauge ReadsWay Too High- Replaced Fuel Sender & Sensor- Still reads Too Full. Is There Any Way To Check Gauge Unit?? Thanks All.
2005 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FDAF56P55
well here I am once again deep into another for 6.0L. customer tows for me, we do his repair work. truck was towed in 2 weeks ago with the #8 piston blown through the side of the engine block. customer supplied a used motor with 15k on it, motor looked good, n...
2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L interior lights, door ajar light VIN: 4M2ZV86E02
greetings. I have this mountaineer that has come in for a number of problems. I think that a few may be related. I am in the process of checking the Door ajar light staying on, and interior lights on. I have lubed the latches to no end to try and free up a stu...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1998 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Reverse VIN: 1FMZU34EXW
After confirming the output shaft of the trans was moving by shifting into reverse and then into park and listening for the park pawl to ratchet, I replaced the transfer case with a used one. Vehicle is fixed and driving nicely. Thanks for all the help! than...
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FDWF36F9Y
Hey guys, i want to take the time out to thank everyone that has helped me out. I fixed the truck and the problem was the Fuel Pressure Regulator. On it, there's a Coil, well, it was seperated from the housing even though i did a resistance/ohms check on it, t...
2001 Ford Focus SE 2.0L steering VIN: 1FAFP34331
I thought it was odd that this car only vibrated turning right and not left, but i did as suggested and put a jack under the engine. When the wight was taken off the right engine mount the vibration went away. I replaced the engine mount with a new OE ford par...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L MIL Lamp on, sluggish VIN: 1FDWF37P73
thankyou all for your replies. very helpfull. we had a combination of problems 1 a bad connector to pedal sensor 2 wrong pedal assembly from ford 7.3L pedal does not work on a 6.0L hahaha jerks thanks again Trouble codes: P2122, P2127, P2132.
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