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|2001 Ford Windstar 3.8L OD light VIN: 2FTZA54401
well here is one with a trany issue which is deffinetly not my strong point.This one came in with a flashing OD light and a steady mil light [codes 720,722]. replaced output speed sensor.didn`t help.check connectors for water intrusion and loose pins.no proble...
|2001 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L Hesitation VIN: 1FTYR10U71
Vehicle came in with lack of power complaint. It seams to run fine except a slight miss at idle. You can barley tell. As soon as you give it gas to excel it has no power. It dose not fall on its face it just has no power. There are no codes in the computer. Th...
|2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX17222
Need serious help! Came in as a "routine" double lean code. As you can see by repair history with no success, we need help. Tech found TSB after repairs, every test passed. Well...none of this fixed it, now we are eating it. Tests indicated what to fix, but oh... Trouble codes: P1171, P1174
|2004 Ford F-150 Heritage XL 4.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTRF172X4
This is my first time posting for help.This truck ruined my weekend thinking about it.The vehicle came in with customer complaint of rough idle.Check engine light was found to be on,and we pulled codes p0304,and p0316 out of it.First tech to have his hands in ... Trouble codes: P0174, P0304, P0316
|2004 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L bogs down bad VIN: 1FMYU02144
Customer was driving down freeway at 55mph when just lost power and wouldn't go over 20mph. Problem isn't in trans because it's not slipping. The engine is just bogging down real bad with a lack of power. O2 sensors look great on bank 1. On bank 2 they are pre... Trouble codes: P0430 (B2 cat efficiency)
|2005 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Radio/dead battery VIN: 1FTZR45E95
Hi all. Welcome to my nightmare. I have this Ford Ranger 4X4 and this one has me scratching my head to find a starting point. The Customer came in with the a complaint that the radio would go dead when he turned the headlamps on, but come back on when he woul...
|1999 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L No Start VIN: 1MEFM6533X
This GM guy needs help from the Ford guys. We have a 1999 mercury with the 2.0 engine. Car came in as a no start with code p1633. The battery checks ok and the fuses check ok in the fuse box under the hood. The check engine light is on with the key on. Engine ... Trouble codes: P1633
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|2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Serpentine Belt VIN: 1FMZU62EXY
Ill like to thanks for all reply’s that I receive. I make some things to solve the issue. First we install idle pulley, harmonic balance and water pump. We replaced water pump because the shat have a lot of movement. When we install the new water pump we re...
|2000 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: IFTZRI5X2Y
Thanks to everybody, It was the fuel pump. My confusion was the wave form I was geting wit my new toy (Pico scope). When turning the key on, it looks that the voltage and amps droped at the same time when looking at it before and after the inertia switch and s...
|2001 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L #4cyl VIN: 1FAFP56S11
all we did was just touch the injecter to see if there was a broken wire.On the very next start the car backfired and stalled,restarted and the light went out and has not come back on and the car has been fine.
|2001 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP56S9Y
Thank you all for your advise. I didnt fix this car. Alot of people said to check the cam and crank signals. They were both fine and I had already replaced them. It got to the point that this car was costing us to much to even bother with any longer. We called...
|2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L torque convertor VIN: 1FAFP58285
th9is vehicle is working fine now.pulled the valve body and checked the bypass valve as Lane suggested.sure enough it was stuck back.cleaned the valve body good and reassembled.also softened up the 1-2 shift considerably.i appreciate the others that took time ...
|2007 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L engine VIN: 1FTRX12W47
Hi everyone just wanted to update you with what we found with this 07 f-150. Everyone had great suggestions and all were valid fixes for this type of problem. What we did finally determine is that the vibration at idle in gear is considered a "normal condition...
|2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.4L Rocker Arm VIN: 1FDWF37R68
Thanks to all who replied to this help request. The information was very helpful. We have finally finished repairing the vehicle. We found all the large pieces of metal,then flushed the engine using some solvent then some new motor oil. We replaced all the roc...
|1995 Mercury Villager (Van) GS 3.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 4M2DV11W1S
thanks to all that responded this is a great program. pulled water pump and pump impellers wrer coreded off and therefore no flow.thanks again IATN.