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1992 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Oil and Temp Gauge VIN: 1FMDU34X9N
The engine on this vehicle was rebuilt a short while ago. The customer complains that the voltage gauge drops periodically(ran battery and alternator test=good). When voltage drops oil pressure on gauge rises along with the temp gauge. Checked both sensors and...
1994 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L all gauges and charging VIN: 1FTCR1446R
no matter what it will not put out 14 volts with new alternater installed and new battery. all fuses look good and turning on stuff or loading changes nothing. checked voltage at alternater and it was same as voltage and yl/wht wire had 12 volts with key on bu...
2000 Ford Windstar 3.8L Blown fuse # 19 VIN: 2FMZA5142X
I need some help from Ford Technicians. I have this Windstar 3.8 in our repair shop. This vehicle came with OD light flashing and a/c not working. When we scan this car we found more than 10 codes from transmission, all 4 o2 sensor codes egr etc. I suspect a b...
2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU72X4Y
have another problem child,this thing has evap code for p0455 lrg leak,have checked all the hoses and filler neck hose all seems good,allready changed the evap valve manegement valve didnt fix it.with the canister vent solenoid off the truck i can activate it ... Trouble codes: P0455
2005 Ford Focus ZXW 2.0L Intake Manifold VIN: 1FAFP36N55
Hello all I am looking at replacing an intake manifold on this Ford Focus due to a ticking noise much like a bad lifter. The noise is in the intake manifold and I believe its coming From the valve or shaft inside the active manifold. This is the first one I h...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L long crank VIN: 1FTWW31P55
we have a 2005 ford f250 6.0l powerstroke diesel that came in with a symtom of running rough and long cranking. we found the troublecode #p2291 icp long crank. We ran shop air through the icp port and heard a audible leak in the HPO system through the oil fill... Trouble codes: P2291
2003 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L abs VIN: 1LNHM81W93
Hello, We have this 2003 Lincoln Town Car which will intermittently turn on the ABS lite, Brake lite, traction control lite,the mileage has dashes, electronic speedo has dashes, fuel data has dashes, analog speedometer needle at zero and no communication to A...

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1997 Ford F-250 7.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTHX26F1V
Finally we got this one to act up enough times to pinpoint problem to PCM. All power and ground inputs were good, PCM conrolled ground to the IDM relay was pulsing on and off causing relay to buzz. On removal we found an aftermarket chip (this truck wasn't sup... Trouble codes: P0603 (Internal Control Module KAM Error), P0605 (Internal Control Module ROM Error).
2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L monitors not running VIN: 1FAFP55233
first of all i want to thank everyone that all go above and beyond to help fellow techs.the fix was the fuel tank pressure sensor.the voltage was off so i replaced it and the monitors run. keith
2003 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L dash gauges VIN: 1FMYU92103
hi finally got this fixed. when through the tsb again re-worked terminals in C134,C263, and checked out the central junction box. when i pulled the juction box out this time i heard somthing rattling, took it aprt best i could. i found a number of peices of gl...
2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Cooling Fan VIN: 1FDWE35P56
Thanks to everyone who responded, I received many replys pointing towards checking temp inputs to the pcm & also the a/c switch. I finally got it on a factory scan tool where I could command the fan off and it continued to howl. I replaced the fan clutch again...
1988 Lincoln Mark VII LSC 5.0L Drivetrain VIN: 1LNBM93EOJ
Im going to go out on a limb and call this a overwhelming majority of you said dont mess with the fuel injection,just use the long block.i was warned about checking;oil pan,timing cover,fuel pump eccentric,and junk the VV carb.i also got some tips on ho...
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