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1990 Ford F-150 XLT Lariat 4.9L No Start, Hesitation VIN: 1FTEF14Y1L
Customer has a 1990 F150 with a 4.9 that will not start if it sits over night or all day. I have tried both fuel tanks with no change. Fuel pressure and volume are good. Spark is good. I can give a shot of carb. spray into throttle body and it will immediate... Trouble codes: 13 (Cant control idle at low RPM), 25 (No Knock signal during KOER test)
1993 Ford Probe GT 2.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 1ZVCT22B9P
This Probe/Mazda drivetrain,is eating my lunch.Vehicle originally came in for no start.Found bad distributor,no spark.Replaced it with reman and sent it on it's way.Came back in a week later for intermittent stall & no start.Also had leaking water pump,brakes ...
1993 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L connections VIN: 1FABP42E2K
Car was brought to me by a body shop who has repaired the body damage on this vehicle. The problem is it had add-on air conditioning, the kind that uses hose clamps to attach the hoses at the various components. Problem is, the new condenser takes the standard...
1995 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, mil on & off no code VIN: 1FALP45T6S
noramll runs rich, has become worse recently. my personal toy, i have a new bbk x pipe and 2 new hegos (denso) as there is a small ticking leak in my header flange on bank 1. havent replaced them yet though. heres what ive seen, eng light came on on highway at...
1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L no forward VIN: 1FALP52U4V
ok I have torn down and reassembled this trans twice, replaced all clutched and pistome, all new seals. the trans is a AX4N hods reverse, will not engage forward, if it does and you take of, it will shift to all gears. when you come to rest trans acts as if in...
2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Starting VIN: 1FAFP5520Y
Hello, vehicle came in with eratic idle. Drove vehicle could not duplacate problem until i drove it into the shop. All of a sudden it started to act up. What was happening was the engine was cutting out. Also the s.e.s. Light and theft light were flashing at t...
2005 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FMFU18515
I have an intermittant problem when the vehicle is driven first thing in the morning it will hesitate during acceleration and then eventually pickup and accelerate normally, this happens whether the motor is hot or cold, i have also noticed that the fuel milea...
2006 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L no power VIN: 1FTPW14556
This ford is sluggish/under powered on accel.On road test it feels exactly like restricted exh. symptom. No codes & data looks ok w/ driving with exception of spark adv.,which will drop close to 0 or slightly neg. at times.Has a slight tap from rt. side valve ...
2007 Ford F-150 FX2 5.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTPW14V57
After reman engine install the engine (Less than 10% of the time) seems to idle a bit low & then begins to run on what seems to be 4-6 cylinders. If you raise the rpm it clears up right away & then usually will idle normal. The engine runs & sounds great. Clea...
2008 Ford F-450 Super Duty XLT 6.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDXF46R48
This truck has already been denied warranty at Ford, they claim bio-fuel use which is not true but it means I'm stuck with it. Truck was towed in about 4 months ago with a broken rocker arm. It had recently had some major repairs to the turbo and exhaust syste... Trouble codes: P0087
2011 Ford f150 5.4L front brake VIN: 1FTW1C87AF
The truck has front end Accident. only front brakes lock up on both sides. rear brakes work normal. inspect all brake lines ok. flex lines ok. no pinch is found. Disconnect abs connector and no help. notice small amount brake fluid inside connector. Release on...
2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L temp sensor VIN: 1LNHM87A4Y
We replaced the transmission with a used unit and it immediatly set a code for trans. temp. sensor high. Checked wiring and everything seemed right. We got another transmission from LKQ, but instead of replacing it I took the solenoid pack from the the latest ...
2005 Lincoln LS Sport 3.9L Camshafts VIN: 1LNHM87A05
car presents with a loud rattling/banging/slapping noise most evident at LH valve cover. engine runs, but idles rough. Reminds me of the DOHC 4.0 liters in the explorers when the cam chain tensioners would fail. Retrieved codes, customer says he was aware of t...

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2004 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Seat VIN: 1FMFU16L54
Thanks for the help. Most of the replies suggested replacing the Motor, this seems to be common problem. I was able to get the seat to move forward by haveing someone operate the switch will I tapped on the rear of the seat track. But then it stuck/quit again....
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty FX4 6.0L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FTSW21P45
FIXED! everybody had great ideas. tested them all. in the end it was another injector failing or better yet sticking when it was cold. electroniclly this thing was fine, it was still making boost when it would cut up, so no boost codes were set. but it was a m...
2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L very low pedal VIN: 1LNHM87A5Y
After countless panic stops to try to clear air from the abs unit and stil no success. I removed the right rear caliper and noticed the piston was all the way in without turning it in. as you push the brakes the piston moves out, when you let off the pedal the...
2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Suspension VIN: 5LMFU28R53
I only got one suggestion which I had addressed. Aparrently not a common problem. I tried several times on the flash end to re calibrate with no success. Was able to reprogram other modules but could not do the suspention. We shipped customer off to the Ford d...
2003 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L battery drain VIN: 2MEFM74W13
Well thanks to all of your responses, while waiting for them on Saturday we continued and decided to unplug the drivers door exterior key pad and low and behold our draw was gone. I seen in a past request that these were problem matic and just decided to try...
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