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1992 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.8L Soft pedal goes to floor VIN: 1FTFE24H8N
Howdy Y'all... We have this 1992 E250 and the brake pedal will go all the way nearly to the floor after coming to a stop. The truck stops pretty good, with a good pedal, then if you continue to mash the pedal or pump it without really lifting foot. It will sin...
2000 Ford Windstar 3.8L missfire VIN: 2FMZA5142Y
car is missing on reverse only random cylinders (nr1 second later nr 1 is good and nr 6 is missing second later is good and nr 3 is missing, and goes on ) scoped primary and secondary ignition - ok ecm is killing injectors load tested powers and grounds on ec...
2003 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Engine VIN: 1FTRW08L53
Hello all and thank you in advance for any help..So I have this 2003 Ford 150 in for head gasket replacement. I pulled the top end apart and all went well as expected. Upon putting this back together I consulted alldata for the proper torque and sequence info ...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNW20PX3
Truck towed in Dead batteries customer said would not start. Charged batteries and crank truck tries to start but will only struggle to idle and die after about 15-20 seconds Checked ICP voltage and will only hit .93 volts. Pulled valve covers and checked for ...
2006 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMCU02Z16
vehicle came in with code po0053 and repaired broken wire betwwen ecm and o2 heater return wire.vechicle returned with po0053 and po0054 checked wires between ecm and o2 sensors and found no problem. both recieve power from the pcm relay. I also replaced both ... Trouble codes: P0053, P0054
2007 Ford Escape XLS 2.3L Heater VIN: 1FMCU92Z37
Just completed install on reman engine. Motorcraft rebuild was longblock and came with oil and spark plugs in it. Engine started right up on completion and drove with no problem. Cooling system had been refilled and pressure tested prior to first drive. No hea...
2007 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDAF57P17
hope some one can help my problem doese not seem to match any thing in the fix data base, what i have is a no start fuel pressure is good icp is low 278 but when i unplug senor and install high pressure oil gage pressure is 2200 psi but it still does not start...
2001 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 5LMFU28R61
This truck came in on the hook for a no start. I found there was three missing fuses in the fuse box and the maf was unpluged. Then truck would start and ran very poor. Replaced all ing. Coil boots and plugs with a comprssion test on all cylinders.all were bet...
2004 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 5LMEU88H24
Vehicle was dropped off for intermittant stall/cut out concern. Customer states that while driving the car it will start to cut out and if the accelerator is not released the car will stall. If the accelerator is released and then applied the car will continue... Trouble codes: B1601 (PATS Recieved incorrect key code), B1600 (PATS fault), P1246 (Generator fault), P0717 (Turbine speed sensor no signal)

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1994 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FDEE14HXR
Well thanks for all the help. It ended up being the ECM. I got a reman unit from Napa plugged it in and it ran perfect. Again thanks for all the Help.
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 5.4L SRS mil - B1869 VIN: 1FTNX21L22
Well,I'm not calling this one 100% fixed- I've sent this truck out with another srs module (ford warrantied the first one), so we'll see. I did pin drag tests on srs & IPC conn- were ok. I swapped bulbs with another indicator. I did not find any obvious wiring...
2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Low Freon VIN: 1FMDU73K83
Thanks for the overwhelming replies. As usual a lot learned. Needless to say I don't have an electronic leak detector but will be reinvesting in one. Have a broken TIF Instruments model. Been repaired once then broke again. When I went home at 1am after remova...
2004 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L pinion VIN: 1FMZU73KX4
Thanks to every one who responded.I simply tightened the pinion nut down being careful not to over tighten. I checked preload before disassembly and reset to same.Carrier is back in vehicle and working well customer is happy.
2006 Ford Focus ZX4 2.0L range sensor VIN: 1FAFP34N86
Thanks for all who replied to my help request. This one seems to be fixed. After going through all the pinpoint tests (which checked out OK), I ended up cleaning the tailight grounds in the trunk area. I also cleaned the chassis grounds at the right and left f...
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWW33P66
Truck seems to be starting and running fine with the little bit of air leaks we were experiencing from the top. We increased the air pressure from 60 psi to 100 psi and was surprised to hear all the injector top orings leaking. It sounded like pop corn poppi...
2002 Lincoln LS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1LNHM86S12
First I would like to THANK EVERY ONE THAT REPLIED AND TRIED TO HELP, THANK YOU to all. UP DATE: Installed new upper and lower intake gaskets. Checked the PCV pipe under the intake, looks like someone already changed it before me, so it ok. Used IDS and calib...
2004 Lincoln LS 3.9L Rad Fan VIN: 1LNHM87A74
I'm going to close this out now as it is past due I found (eventually) a leak in the Dual coolant control valve.. I will attribute the low coolant to that leak although I have a suspicion about a possible head gasket issue, but no proof, That is due to on occ...
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