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1994 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 5.8L Hesitation VIN: 1FBJS31H3R
van runs good most of the time. intermittently it will bog down as if it is running out of fuel. removed the doghouse and found the vac hose to fuel pressure reg off with bolt in the end. fuel pressure and volume are within specs (40 psi koeo, and 1.5 pints/mi...
1999 Ford Mustang 3.8L No Start VIN: 1FAFP4047X
For some reason the car does not start, but it is always in customer's apartment parking spot. Once running the car never quits. There are no codes. The fuel pressure is usually low or none, when no start. When the fuel pump is powered directly, pressure build...
2000 Ford Ranger XLT 2.5L c0mpression
Got called in to look at this Ranger and it is a good one. If you rev this engine up and quickly release the throttle it will stall. When you go to restart, it free wheels because it has lost all compression.If you wait about a minute it will start right back ...
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 5.4L Assessories VIN: 1FTNF21L22
Un-plugged all items listed below, still the 20a fuse blows. Could only find 3-o2 sensors for this truck, and wondering if their is a 4th 0-2 that was over looked? also could this fuse be blowing from a trans module? or something to do with the vapor managemen...
2002 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L low reverse VIN: 1FAFP44482
this mustang was brought to me, I don't really want it as I have virtually no trans experience but it is a good customer so I said I would try to see if I could help him. The trans was rebuilt by another shop before Christmas, it runs out really good shifts fi...
2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTSE34P24
Hi everyone and thanks for the help. A customer decided to give up on his Ford E350 6.0L van. We aren't familiar with the 6.0l engine and I bought it to get more comfortable repairing them. This van takes about 20-30s to start and will stall when hot and not r... Trouble codes: P2291 (High pressure oil low psi)
2005 Ford Freestar S 3.9L Stall VIN: 2FMDA51665
Hello folks,I am having a hard time locating a noise in the engine in this little demon.What happens is,start her up and within a couple of minutes you hear this loud squeal and the engine stalls.This occurs each time you start the engine.When it came in last ...
2006 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP56UX6
Vehicle came in with engine light on after having fuel pump assembly installed at another shop. Code was p0462-fuel level sensor A circuit low. The fuel gauge is reading 3/4 full. We dropped fuel tank to varify the amount of fuel and all is correct. After clea... Trouble codes: P0462
2007 Ford F-150 FX2 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FTPX12V37
see related repairs...any help greatly appreciated
2007 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSX20P97
Had this truck in for some work and sold a reflash for a TSB (coldstart issue) Something went wrong during the reflash (using Bluestreak i-flash) now I can't get the truck to start. The programmer says unable to preform function. What going on? I have doe lots...
2008 Ford Fusion SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 3FAH407198
Vehicle came in with no start conditon, found the fuse #48 15 amp at the engine compartment blown. Replace the fuse with good one. Vehicle start then stall again, blown the new fuse again.then i unplug the #3 coil. Vehicle start running and i replace all #1,#2... Trouble codes: P0351 (p0356-), P0356
2002 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1LNFM83W4W
Ok have this bizarre problem. Car would not start one morning. Was able to finally get it started by gas pedal to floor but ran bad. Severe amounts of fuel out the exhaust. Fuel trims off the charts, and missing like crazy. found that cyl 1, 2 and 6 where miss...
2006 Lincoln Zephyr 3.0L Steering VIN: 3LNHM26116
This car had a minor accident. Ran over something and bent the lower control arms. It cam into our body shop and they re-painted the bumper cover and replaced the left side lower rocker. Service writer gave it to me and told me to put a rack & pinion in it and...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Well Thanks everyone who responded. What I found was I was using a defective fuel gauge. With a good gauge the pressure was below specs. Changed the pump and flushed the line replaced the filter and it is like new. I hate it when test equipment fails. That gau... Trouble codes: P0171 (Exhaust Lean Bank 1), P0174 (Exhaust Lean Bank 2).
1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L installing pvc hose VIN: 1FTRX18L2X
Carly hit this one,when you take the throttle body and adapter off,you see it right under iac,I waited a day after getting it off and forgot where it went in. Part came and was able to clean tbody,and it idles perfect.I like asking when I can,and want to also ...
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Unknown VIN: 1FTSW31F51
Thanks for the replies. The truck belongs to a relative of the business owner and is "long term" with us, to be worked on in our spare time. Haven't had any spare time to investigate further, but will post a fix when and if that happens.
2002 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Speedometer VIN: 1FAFP56S22
The fix was the ground block for ECM. Car has been driven daily for a week and no symptoms came back. Sometimes lucky is good.:)
2003 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP55U83
I got a chance to check this out a little closer and unplugging the cmp cured the problem. I'm currently awaiting the parts to repair but I'm very confidant that this will fix the problem. I ordered the Dorman kit that contains cam synchro, cmp and guage to in...
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 5.4L spark plugs holes VIN: 1FTNW21L84
We are 100% convinced that the problem here was very poor seating of the spark plug inserts in the head and poor seating of the plug in the insert causing overheating of the plug and severe detonation. The vehicle is not technically fixed, but we have ordered...
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