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1999 Ford Mustang 3.8L No Start VIN: 1FAFP4046X
The car was towed in again in January. Same thing exactly. Code P1237 Megaohms resistance at both FP driver module and harness to fuel pump. Jump 12 volts direct to pump: nothing. Harness wiring very low resistance. How can it need ANOTHER new Motorcraft pump?... Trouble codes: P1237 (Open in fuel secondary)
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWF37FXY
customer says truck will sometimes bog down to the point where it will not accelerate and the service engine soon light will come on. when this happens the truck will idle fine but will not accelerate. the customer says if he shuts the key off and then restart...
2003 Ford Windstar SE Sport 3.8L hazard VIN: 2FMZA57423
good day tech-masters. van came with hazard all time on . switch i replace - no results there three components in line : front control module,rear control module , and instrument cluster ... what would be problem & ?
2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FACXS5764
hey ford guys i have this 04 f150 that was towed in as a no start customer had the fuel pump replaced by another shop on his way back home . died again put a fuel pump module driver in. was corroded and split into,. started and ran great customer took off and ...
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Drive Belt VIN: 1FTPW14525
Hello and Thanks for viewing this request! This truck came in for other work but when cranking I noticed the drive belt would slip right after startup. It would only slip for about a second and then stop. If you idle up the engine to about 2000 rpm you can he...
2005 Ford Freestar Limited 4.2L heated seat VIN: 2FMDA58265
Hey Guys hoping a ford tech can help me. i have an 05 freestar (wifes van) niether heated seat is working have checked according to mitchell. have power to modules and when you push the switch the module sends power to the element. is there a fix for the eleme...
2005 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.0L Charging VIN: 1FDXW46P95
Hello out there--i have this f-450 that we can only get 13.25v to batteries at idle with no load--at the back of the alternator it reads 13.45v-if we rev it up the back of the alternator shows 13.75v and 13.45 at the batteries--now when we turn loads on i can ...
2006 Ford Mustang 4.0L Accell sticks VIN: 1ZVFT80N36
This car came to me from another shop on a rollback. The customer complaint was when acceling up a incline the accerator would not release, thus rpms did not drop. They luckly was able to shut the car off and when restarted car would only run about 25mph. They... Trouble codes: P061B
1996 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L compression VIN: 1MELM653XT
I have a car that we had to pick up off the side of the road. We brought it in, there is good fuel and spark. On a compression test the cylinders were checking low, so I added some oil to the cylinders. After doing this I got the results above (50,50,125,125ps...
2005 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L ac door VIN: 2MFGM35J65
Thanks for all the help. I,m at home & forgot to write the vin down so please ignore. This grand marquis came in with a complaint of heat on all the time no matter where you set the temperature. This car has automatic ac. I pulled a code out of the programmer ...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1985 Ford F-250 6.9L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out
Well guys, you were right. I installed a new pump and it works great! It is idling up a storm now. I did go ahead and fix the cold idle switch after I got it running so that is a nice touch. Thank you for all of the quick replies for an easy end to this ordeal...
1997 Ford F-250 4.6L heater VIN: 1FTEX2760V
The return tube that goesto the water pump was restricted. Cleand it out with a piece of steel cable and a drill. thanks for all the help.
1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FTYR14V5X
I knew that you all would come through with the right answer. I changed the IAC and seems to have solved the cold start problem. Thanks to the many that replied with much good advise. I agree with all who don't like K&N filters, so my truck has factory filter....
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty FX4 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSW21P75
When i posted my replay it doubble posted. Dont know why. I want to thank everyone for thier input. i took the IPR valve off and found a pieceof metal screen and oring stuck in the IPR. i think the noise coming from the right valve cover was just the air rushi...
2007 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSX20P97
Thank you for all the help guys! I think most of you were on the right track. Using the "as built data" unfortunatly I was unable to do ths with the Bluestreak unit. Bluestreak tech support was of little help. I think the main cause of this was the aftermarket...
2007 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L Abs Lamp On VIN: 1FTSW21PX7
Found the green death in the wiring between the abs sensor an module, may have been a hungry mouse dining on the harness.
2007 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Hard start cold VIN: 1FTVX14557
After trying a MAF and the throttle body, the concern was that IAC was sticking in the htrottle body, and MAF sensor was a shot in the dark. As it turned out the owner is a large farmer and had purchased fuel back in the beginning of the summer and had forgot...
2001 Mercury Villager (Van) 3.3L drums VIN: 4M2ZY14TO1
Thank you to all that replied. The purpose of the post was to get some info on parts quality throughout the field. The 4th set of drums showed evidence of balancing and solved the problem. The first two sets were cheaper priced. The last two set were "premium"...
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