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1992 Ford F-150 XL 5.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTEX14H0N
Hello all! This truck has been to 3 other shops including the Ford dealer. All of the parts changed never helped a bit. It has an intermintent ignition glitch and stall, also a cold hesitation. When I scoped the injectors and the primary ignition, the pattern ...
1998 Ford F-150 4.6L Gauge VIN: 1FTZF17WNA
Start truck and gauge reads cold as it should, but run it for 5 min or so and gauge shoots to full hot, sender replaced, system full, no leaks. temp on scanner reads correctly
2000 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP5527Y
no other symptoms or needs.any thoughts or history on this fault would be helpful. Trouble codes: P1633
2000 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L cylinder 1 VIN: 2FAFP71W7Y
Switched coil on cylinder 1 with 2, misfire didnt switch cylinders. swapped spark plugs, and swapped fuel injector with cylinder 4. im still pulling a code for misfire on cylinder 1. any ideas?
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FTNW21P73
Good morning all,I got this diesel back today running poor. It has a turbo boost code, making a hissing sound when running. Customer complaint was the hiss. It sat here for a few days before we could get it in the shop. Started it up to bring it in ran like cr...
2003 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L no MIL VIN: 1FMZU62K33
MIL will not come on ever. failed Texas emmision insp. PCM said it is being commanded on. My Modis did not let me do a funtional test to see if it could work. We check fuses and did not find any bad . Looks like PCM talks to cluster on data line. Pulled dash a...
2007 Ford Fusion SE 2.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3FAHP07Z07
Im working on this 07 ford fusion and i have two codes for the throttle actuator.All this started after i removed the dash to replace the evaporator temp.sensor. I had the battery disconnected while i did the job and when i hooked it back up the air cond. work... Trouble codes: P2104, P2112
1997 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L Rear Air Bags VIN: 1LNLM81W3V
Help again this linc came in with the right rear air bag flat lr inflatted could see cracks in bag so replaced both. Pump is not running both bags flat replaced fuse still nothing mitchel shows specail scanner is required does anyone know a way around this? th...
2004 Lincoln LS 3.9L Rad Fan VIN: 1LNHM87A74
Cust. stated radiator fan making noise while driving. (This is the hydraulic operated fan system) did not hear any unusual noise from fan but noted that in the bay while running at idle speed fan would go to full speed and remain there (no cycle). Dash gauage ...
1991 Mercury Capri 1.6L No Start, Stall VIN: 6MPCT01Z1M
HELP!Ford Techs. LOL I have this old clunker that is giving me a hard time.It came into shop on a hook a no stsrt. I went out to bring it in & it started of course.I let it run in the shop & after an hr or so it died.I found that I loose spark & injector pulse...

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1997 Ford F-150 4.2L Poor Fuel Economy, Slow to accelerate VIN: 1FTDX1722V
for some reason i thought i had already closed this request, but evidently i haven't sorry for the delay. the balancer keyway was the culprit replaced balancer and key and all is good
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L hard start VIN: 1FTNW20F6X
The problem was the injector O-rings leaking but Brian [...] was correct. Drove it hard for over 30 miles and now it starts and runs like new. Anyone working on POWERSTROKES no matter what oil pressure related repair you make,drive it before you do any othe...
2000 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: L6YLB31592
Thanks for all the help. Went the route of new coils all around and truck runs good. Expensive for customer but saved alot of wasted time chasing a coil that was feeding back. Talked to dealer and they recommended changing coils in there shop all the time. Tha... Trouble codes: P0126 (Bank 2 sensor 2 circuit fault).
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Oil Pressure VIN: 1FMDU73E82
Thx to all who took time to respond. I have had a good stretch of sucessful engine 'repairs" short of and including overhauls but this one had some red flags. Not the least of which is I had no direct experience with the Ford 4.0 internals. That never stopped ...
2003 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L compressor clutch
we figured it out the wire on pin 2 turned out to be broken we were missing power on pin two thank all to replyed
2004 Ford Taurus SES 3.0L Charging VIN: 1FAFP55S44
Sorry for taking so long to close this but I was waiting to see if it was coming back. This car must have a bad ground somewhere, I gave the ac clutch a direct ground and the car has run fine ever since. Thanks Guys, Brian.
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