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1994 Ford Tempo GL 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FAAP36X7R
this no start my take two weeks. when first towed in . had power pump. changed fuel pump and contast control relay. left for a month. towed in. no power to fuel pump. warranty the relay. gone for two months. twed in foung pluged fuel fiter. also pump no good. ...
1997 Ford F-150 5.4L Misfire VIN: 2FTEX18L1V
I have a wierd one here. Its missing all over the place but worse under load. I have checked compression, ign. coils and fuel injectors all ok. The thing that is bugging me is the fuel trims. The LT bank1 is +15 and bank 2 is 2+. The upstream O2 on bank 1 is s... Trouble codes: P0303
2000 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE2424Y
vehicle has lean codes. smoke test found leaking l valve cover at filler [stripped], and leak at runner controlls, where rods go into manifold. anyone know of a fix for manifold without replace [possible relash?]. have replaced covers before with this problem.... Trouble codes: 171 (lean), 174 (lean)
2003 Ford Focus ZX5 2.0L Cooling fan VIN: 3FAFP37373
The issue revolves around the engine cutting out at exactly 110 degrees celcius. The cooling fans do not operate at low demand. If we "jump" the fans to run continuosly, the problem is non-existent. In this year's model the temperature sensor is supposed to be...
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L high press system VIN: 1FTWX31P35
Got questions on this one! We pressured tested and commanded the IPR. Found the high press pump leaking, the truck ran good for a couple of weeks and now it comes back with a cold hesitation @ 1100 to 1200 rpm. All the pressures look good, checked out all the ...
2003 Lincoln LS 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1LNHM86S43
Morning all. I'm having troulbe with this one. Car came in with p2106. We replaced Throttle body and installed lastest calibration. Car still will stumble int when taking off, we were in a tight for time so we installed a new MAF sensor and gave car back to be... Trouble codes: P2106 (TAC sys- forced limit power), U1041 (invalid or missing data for speed sensor), U1262 (SCP datalink fault)

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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2000 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L Reverse VIN: 1FTNE24L1Y
No one got this but its fixed. After a very close inspection and no visible broken hard parts, I put the reverse drum on the pump and air checked it. I could hear a huge leak and it would not apply. I disassembled the drum and found the weld broke that holds t...
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L reverse VIN: 1FTSX31L54
Well this one is fixed, most leaned toward a trans problem , Ray came closest to the repair. We ended up changing the fuse panel under dash, for an unrelated problem the heater blower wouldn't work the heater blower relay was not receiving ground circuit from ...
2005 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FMFU18515
Want to thank everyone for thier help,finally have it running better but I have one thing remaining it is throwing a P2006 Code which is "Intake Runner Control Stuck Closed IMRC Bank 1", I have a pretty good idea that there is something interfering with it's o...
2005 Ford Freestar S 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA50675
We pretty much exhausted our resources for diagnosing this issue. It was intermittent, and everything that was suggested was checked, short of replacing the fuel pump control module. The customer understood our position, and picked up the vehicle. Trouble codes: P0191 (Fuel Rail Pressure Sensor Circuit Performance).
2005 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L driveability VIN: 1FTPW12515
cleaned maf with no noticeable difference. will try flash and update as soon as i have some info for yall. thanks for all the help!
2006 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Unknown VIN: 1FMPU18596
Thanks for the advice. The truck is fixed now. Unfortunately I do not know which of 2 things I did fixed the problem. I removed the spring/shock and unloaded the suspension. I moved the suspension through all its travel looking for binding or and clearance iss...
2007 Ford TRANSIT 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WFOXXTTFF7
The customer is quite happy with vehile the way it drives since the EGR has been fitted. I still beleave there is still another underlieing problem as the vehicle has an intermitant missfire. The power take off code is still there and hasn't been worked out... Trouble codes: P251A.
1999 Mercury Cougar V6 2.5L No Start VIN: 1ZWFT61L6X
Thanks to all, WE finally got the return line fitting to break out of old pump,Saving the line,with the fitting out of the pump we could easily release the plastic fingers holding the line.
2000 Mercury Villager Estate 3.3L MIL Lamp on, Shift VIN: 4M2XV14TOY
Well gentlemen this vehicle is fixed and long gone. Thanks for your replies and your time to help out a fellow tech. The fix was as simple as replacing the TPS. I found that when TPS was plugged in I had 6.24v on my dvom but still only showed 5.10v v through s... Trouble codes: P0305, P0120, P1705 (Tps signal to tcm).
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