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1996 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XL HD 5.8L ign/start switch VIN: 1FBJS31H9T
This is driving me nuts! Van won't crank. Replaced ign. switch, starter solenoid, starter, and neut. safety switch. Van cranks fine if I energize solenoid directly from battery, but there is no voltage at the red/sky blue 20 ga. wire that energizes the crank s...
1996 Ford F-350 XLT 7.3L Reverse VIN: 1JFTJW36F3
Hey guys, Hope someone out there can help me. This is my first E4OD overhaul. Tore trans down for debris in fluid and shudder on the 2-3 and the 3-4 shift. Also late shifts past 23% throttle. Lots of black specs in the oil and low line pressure. Changed filter...
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L dies hot VIN: 1FTNX21F72
Truck starts and runs fine until I drive it about 5 miles, and then it will die just like if you would have cut the key off. It doesn't miss, smoke, knock, etc. When it cools off it starts right back up until it gets hot again, and then it does the same thing....
2005 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU03165
The purpose of this post was to provide info to the IATN Fix database, perhaps it will assist someone. The resolution was a reman pcm computer and four of the 6 ignition coils replaced. I work on diesels almost exclusively and got an education in Ford coil ... Trouble codes: P0351 (Coil Driver Circuit Coil A cylinder 1), P0352 (Coil Driver Circuit Coil B cylinder 2), P0353 (Coil Driver Circuit Coil C cylinder 3), P0354 (Coil Driver Circuit Coil D cylinder 4), P0355 (Coil Driver Circuit Coil E cylinder 5), P0356 (Coil Driver Circuit Coil F cylinder 6)
1997 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6L intake manifold VIN: 1MELM62W7V
replaced the intake manifold after that it start making noise so i took it back off after realizing it was not the correct one so i had to order the original from the dealer and put that one on and it still made noise so that led me to remove the heads thinkin...
2004 Mercury Monterey Premier 4.2L Brake Pedal VIN: 2MRDA20224
I have a 2004 mercury monterey mini van (same as a freestar) the brake pedal creaks when you push on it, i have lubed the pushrod, still creaks. Has anyone ran into this problem?

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2000 Ford Contour SVT 2.5L "Determining PATS protocol, please wait" VIN: 1FAFP68G6Y
After much trial and error, I finally figured it out. To reprogram keys with the NGS you need to go into service bay functions ] ENTER SECURITY ACCESS (not PATS OR PCM!) ] Ignition Key Program. I tried using the red card to gain access into the PCM, but...
2001 Lincoln Continental 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNHM97V01
im so sorry 4 wasting u guys time i had asked cust if key would start car she said yes well guess what bad key car runs fine with new key i could kill this lady thanks for the help once again sorry for wasting u guys time
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