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1996 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Cuts out, Fuse blows VIN: 1FTHX26F2T
Fuse 22 blows and the vehicle dies according to alldata it runs the fuel line heater, alternator , pcm relay coil, glow plug controller. ther are no codes in the system we beleive because they are erased when the fuse blows. The vehicle was towed in because it...
1998 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 4.2L Air Bag VIN: 1FMRE112XW
Ford Techs please help. We have a 1998 Ford Van for one of our very good customers which has an air bag light on. The code is B1932 (DRIVERS AIR BAG CIRCUIT RESISTANCE HIGH). We replaced the air bag with a used unit. Same code.We replaced Control Module with u...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTNX20F91
Help ford tech's... This truck came to me from another shop who replaced the idm and both valve cover gaskets. Customer stated he wanted #7 and #1 injectors replaced because everything he had done prior pointed to them being the problem. I replaced them with n... Trouble codes: P1277 (7 cylinder high to low side), P1271 (1 cylinder high to low side), P0281 (7 cylinder contribution fault), P0253 (1 cylinder contribution fault)
2001 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L pressure plate VIN: 3FAFP31371
Hi guys, so I got this focus with an engaged clutch at all times, took the tranny out replace all the clutch components and also resurface the flywheel, I go to put it back together and the new slave cylinder starts leaking so we replace the whole kit again fo...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU73K92
vehicle stalls and wants to die mainly when stopping. Have done numerous things to vehicle . Vehicle seems to be running properly - we release vehicle to customer and few weeks later same problems, now customer states problem occurs on hwy as well. Trouble codes: P0174 (System lean bank 2), P1151 (Man. Control fuel air metering), P1152 (Man. Control fuel air metering), P0172
2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L unknown VIN: 1FMZU73K43
While driving vehicle on freeway.cruise speed of 62mph steady,A Tuning Fork type frequency(EEEEEEEEE)can be heard.Very intermittent.Change speed noise gone.I noticed if I put vehicle in 2nd gear,I can duplicate noise at 30mph around 2000-[...].Anybody heard...
2003 Ford E-350 7.3L fuel injection VIN: 1FDWE35F33
Seems to start much better now. No more white smoke.does seem to be a little extended crank time but it has been below freezing lately. Now after driving vehicle for a week does not want to start. No oil pressure. Found engine oil down 2 gallons. Topped off an...
2004 Ford Freestar 3.9L Stall VIN: 2FTZA54684
please help. I'm working on this freestar and leanig towards a fuel issue. The customer brought the van in after it stalled once while driving. It started right up for him and no codes were in the system. It has not stalled again. I test drove it around while ...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX14594
Truck came in with intermittant long crank time. Got it to act up and watched fuel pressure drop until it died. Had stored code p1233 in it at this time. Checked power and ground at pump and it was ok but pump wouldnt run. Hit pump and it ran. Put pump in and ... Trouble codes: P1233 (Fuel pump driver module), P0171 (Lean bank 1), P0174 (Lean bank 2), P1450 (Unable to bleed fuel tank vacuum)
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Oil Pressure VIN: 1FTWW31P76
Engine starts great cold, runs strong when ran to temp. Let sit for 15 minutes after hot running and will not start, has code for low icp while cranking. Has less than 2 psi engine block oil pressure while cranking, after extended long crank the oil pressure r...
2006 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 1FMZU72KX3
hey everyone, I am a chrysler tech and messin with a ford that we took in on trade. Trans doesn't have 2nd or 5th, OD light flashes. I have a p0775 shift solenoid b circuit fault. I have replaced the solenoid assembly. The fluid did not seem to be burnt and ...
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTSX21P56
Hello all, we have this truck in here for cust complaint of missing and smoking. We haven't seen any smoke to speak of. Originally had code for cylinders 2 & 5 failing cylinder contribution test, cleared codes, retested, cylinder 1 now comes up. Took truck on ... Trouble codes: P0263 (Cylinder no 1 balance/contribution)
2008 Ford Escape XLT 2.3L starter VIN: 1FMCU03Z08
not familuar with ford anti-theft system. can any ford techs point me in the right direction. mitchell very vauge in the diagnostics of system. this is for code p1260 theft detected, engine disabled
1998 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Temp Gauge,Heater VIN: 2MEFM75WXW
Only on the first cold start the temp gauge rises normally. The heat starts to work in about 4 minutes. Then the heater output cools down significantly. The temp gauge rises to about mid point. Upper radiator hose is still cold. Radiator fan comes on low speed...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1996 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L Engine coolant VIN: 1FTCR11X1T
We Installed the water valve on the heater which I had multiple emails with this fix. It still has the same problem. Head gaskets were described as being the problem but we checked this and no problem found. It only run hot and thumps when the heat or AC is us...
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTSW31F7X
Found after several replies back that ford for some reason hid the relays in the center of the dash behind the radio. The main fuse (30amp)was blown because the heater in the fuel filter area was shorted and after fixing that and replacing the fuse it started ...
2001 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L Brake Booster Pump VIN: 1FTSS34FX1
Sorry for the delay, another vac. pump. It has not been back since.Thanks to all.
2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FTRW08L61
I know I must have drove a Bunch of you crazy with this because of what I was seeing on mode 6,I repaired the intake gaskets as previously mentioned and because I was still seeing missfires indicated in mode 6 I still felt there was a problem.I let the custome... Trouble codes: P0300.
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWW32P55
Thank you to all. Most of you were right. It was the snap connector at the high pressure oil pump. The connector came apart causing a pressure leak. Trouble codes: P012F.
2008 Ford Escape XLS 2.3L Electric steering VIN: 1FMCU92Z68
Sorry for the late reply. This job was subleted from another shop which caused delays. The fix was the power assist module. Thanks for the input.
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