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1996 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Misfire VIN: 1FMDU32X0T
Hello techs I replaced the engine a year ago. Has 65,000 miles. My problem started last month with code PO401 which caused multiple misfire codes on #1 #3 & #5. I ran EGR test and Replaced EGR vaccum psi switch. I cleared codes and ran engine thru cycle and Co... Trouble codes: P0303
2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L No Start, New Keys VIN: 1FAFP4044Y
Vehicle was towed in to diagnose a clutch/shifting issue, but the customer lost all of the keys other than a trunk key (or key cut to work without transponder) I warned them we would have to order in some keys from ford and reprogram the pats system before we ... Trouble codes: B1213, B1600
2001 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L Stall VIN: 2FMZA53461
The van runs great, but very intermittently it will just die when on accel. It is very hard to duplicate. I still have power to other systems, the engine just dies. When it dies, if you turn the key off and then try it restart it, it will fire right up. But if...
2003 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Blower Resistor VIN: 1FAFP55U33
This car is eating blower motor resistors at the rate of one every two weeks. Any suggestions?
2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTPW14554
Bear with me on this guys. Customer came in saying it runs like a diesel. Pulled a code P0022. Truck just had an oil change. Even tho the oil filter cross ref over to the correct number, it was skinnier than it should be so I swapped that out. Took it for a dr... Trouble codes: P0022 (Cam Position Timing Over-Retarded Bank 2)
2004 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L transfer cas VIN: 1FMDU72K94
Vehicle seems to go into 4 high on it's own everytime it is started.The transfer case clutch doesn't slip enough in 4 high and driveline binds up when turning. After driving a little the 4 high light comes on and then will flash several times,go out and everyt...
2004 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FTYR44E44
We had this one in 3000 miles ago for running poor and we found that the air filter was full of oil and I mean full. Also the MAF sensor was soaked with oil. We replaced the pcv valve and air filter, cleaned the sensor, changed the oil and let it go. Now it ca...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTSF21P65
Truck starts right up cold and immediately #3cyl. shows -32% contribution at idle. Comme off idle and it changes to full contribution at about 1k rpm. Do nothing, let it idle and about 10-15 minutes later #5cyl drops out (-30 / -40%). Five to ten minutes later... Trouble codes: P0269, P0284, P0401, P2285, P2286
2005 Ford Explorer Limited 4.0L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU75E65
started with truck drives about 9 miles then cuts off turn key off wont turn over after a while turns over may start or not if starts may stay running.alot of codes and problems with the codes and checking replaced bad parts elect.part of ign switcch-cam senso... Trouble codes: P0104, P0606, P2107, P2105, P2106, U0300
2007 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Od,3-4 VIN: 1FAFP34N87
came in po761,sol c, replaced both of the 2 smaller sols on pass side, road test, was ok, sent home. next day same thing,od lite blinking,761, no OD. pulled pan,sols look good to me,cleaned. also tried to swap positions of the three sols on driver side, and cl...
2007 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.0L fan clutch VIN: 1FDXF46P37
On the third install I did not plug in the fan clutch and pulled the female conector off of the fan clutch side. If any one could offer the female conector end view, wire-pin info or even snap a picture of the back of the conector that would be greatly aprecia...

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1998 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L oil pressure VIN: IFTEX18L5V
I didn't fix this truck yet but have it narrowed down to bad oil pump.I had good oil pressure when the engine was cold & the engine was quiet..When it warms up the pressure drops to 10 pounds..Maybe problem in top end of engine but I have decided to take it ou...
2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L battery light VIN: 1FMYU04121
The alternator was definitely the problem. Sorry my close took so long, but I just wanted to make sure this one was fixed...
2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4.0L Intake Manifold VIN: 1FMZU67E31
Well, the customer was unwilling to step up for the cost of the new manifold even though there was no extra labor. The customer states that the vehicle never overheated and was simply leaking a lot. I can only assume that a caustic induction cleaning chemicle ...
2003 Ford Focus ZX5 2.0L Cooling fan VIN: 3FAFP37373
Hello Folks! Thanks to all that replied. Good info! After much deliberation, I replaced the pcm. The issue has cleared up. Thanks again for all the help!
2004 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L 4WD engagement VIN: 1FMZU73K84
Had to close this post due to time...I've been off of work for an injured tendon in my arm, and have not fixed the truck. The respondents to my post suggested that there is a 4WD module that needs replaced, but the 2004 Explorer does not have such: and is all ...
2007 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FAFP34N47
well we are still waiting for the customer to come up with some cash. she is disabled and funds are short. when we figure it out we will post the fix. thanks to all that have tried to help.
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