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1994 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.8L No Start VIN: 1FTHS24H6R
Hi guys, I have here this van that is driving me nuts. It seems to have everything it needs to run, yet won't start. Fuel pressure and volume check out ok, strong spark is present on all cylinders, all injectors are receiving a signal from pcm. Injectors ohm ...
1997 Ford Escort 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FARP14J0R
Hello and thank you for reading this. This car will idle up to 2600 rpm between shifts. Only does it when warmed up. cold it works good. I dont have acces to a breakout box but i did do a smoke check and replaced the egr valve due to leakage. There were no oth... Trouble codes: P1506 (Idle air control)
1997 Ford E-150 Econoline XL 4.6L No Start
hello all, this one is weird..van came in for normal rotation of tires..they hoisted it up on 1 of the low rise lifts. they have lifted this van several times, a repeat customer. let it down & doesn,t start. check fuses & the 30 amp maxi was blown. replaced fu...
2002 Ford Escape XLS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FMYU02B72
Veichle has constant surge from 200 rpm to 15 rpm after about 1 min or running. Have tried about everything even had to ford dealer and they had no suggestions.Runs great down the road but surges at idle and stalls out at times. No codes ever came in system an...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTNW21P33
Hello and Thanks for taking the time to take a look. We had a 2003 F250 with a 6.0 dropped off from a local body shop. The tuck was repainted due to hail damage on the hood and top. The problem is and was a high idle,1000rpm(High idle was apparent prior to pai...
2003 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR11U83
Did anyone run into a code P2196? Checked back pressure and got 20 psi at wot, found foward and main cat plugged, replaced both y pipe cats and main cat, engine runs fine but still have code P2196. went thru all wiring and checks out. Any Ideas? Trouble codes: P2196 (Heated oxygen sensor bank 1 Sensor1 Biased/stuck rich)
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 5.4L No Start, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FTWW31595
Vehicle came to us with intermittent no-start, stall and hesitation. Checked for codes, no codes. Viewed data and while running properly, fuel rail pressure voltage was 2.87v. Got vehicle to act up, saw it drop to 1.00v and vehicle sputtered. Tested wires back...

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1989 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L Hydraulic system VIN: 1FTE14Y4KL
HI guys, First I want to thank each and everyone of you for responding. There were so many of you and many with different ideas and equipment to use, I was surprised. We first tried to push back the arm on the clutch several times. It helped but thats ...
1991 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon XL 5.0L 2-3 shift VIN: 1FTDE14N2M
Thank you to all the offered help. The customer called and said that the 2-3 shift would occur at about 50 MPH. I told him to adjust the throttle cable. He drove the vehicle for three more days before he brought it to me to check. By that time the trans had no...
2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Starting VIN: 1ETYR14VXY
Junk parts. Hard to imagine I know. Quess where it came from. The solenoid would stay stuck in causing the starter to keep running. I even one time had all relays and fuses in the PDC removed, the battery cable disconnected and it kept turning over. I found th...
2005 Ford Freestar SE 3.9L Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on, No reverse VIN: 2FMZA51605
Removed pcm #3 for inspection---found water intrusion again.Dried out pcm since it was only 1 week old and performed tsb 10-3-3- for resealing pcm case itself and drilling 4 drain holes in pcm case. Now all data normal and vehicle runs perfect. Thanks to all w...
2006 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L TR Sensor VIN: 1FDXE45P36
Thanks to all 7 of you who replied to this post. Joe from New Jersey hit the nail right on the head. Short to ground at the harness above driver side valve cover. Perfect. It's just like having a crystal ball. Maybe Ford should put out a new TSB! iAYN rock on...
1991 Mercury Capri 1.6L No Start, Stall VIN: 6MPCT01Z1M
Sorry it took me so long to get back with this, The costomer has been driving the car now with no issues & it is running great [so far]. Maybe I had a bad connection or something?? Thanks to everyone of you for your help & time! I still don't want to call it f...
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