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1991 Ford Ranger XLT 2.3L Charging VIN: 1FTCR10A4K
i have a 89 ford ranger with a 2.3 5 spd in it and it runs rough and skips jumps and jerks until i unhook the alternator then it clears up and runs fine.. i put a new alt on it and took apart the harness all the way from the alt to the fuse box under the hood ...
1993 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.8L Excessive Emissions, Stall VIN: 1FBJS31H7P
FAILED EMISSION HIGH CO ON START UP. IT TAKES 3 TO 5 MIM. TO GO IN CLOSE LOOP. Most of the time 2500RPM O2 switcting let idle 2 to 5 min. idle very 50 rpm +or- O2 start to go rich idle will jump up 500 to 800 rpm then back to 750 rpm ECM go open loop O2 sensor... Trouble codes: 173 (Rich bank 1)
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Mode doors VIN: 2FMZA5145X
Hello again all hope you can help. I have this windstar that will switch to defrost mode everytime its shifts the first time. You can switch back to normal A/C modr then back to max and it is fine till you shift again. I am sure it vaccumn related but as of ye...
2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Ignition Lock Cylinder VIN: 1FMCU04141
HI Techs, We've got this Ford Escape that the key will not come out of the ignition. It starts and runs fine, but you can't take the key out. W e thought it was a bad lock cylinder, but when we unplugged the ignition switch the key was able to come right out...
2002 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 7.3L Pto VIN: 1FM25R4V12
HI I am having problems with the PTO gear the provious transmission was shot so a next shop replace it. Now the truck runs fine in all gear but the PTO not working and dtc po715 TSS is showing up. if you remove the pto pump and look at the Tubine gear while cr...
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L Unknown VIN: 1FTWW33P44
Customer original complaint was AC would drop out and not cool while driving desert- but would cool okay in normal driving. I wanted to install variable orifice tube- for what ever reason noone had one (in Arizona!) in stock. The tube had teflon pieces on it, ...
2005 Ford F-450 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FMD156P25
Hi this truck will start fine when cold and run great but if you turn it off when hot it will not start unless you spray it with quit start. ICP reading is good at all time 1000 psi+. the problem is when cold you can hear the ficm pcm do the pre cycle by buzzi... Trouble codes: P0403 (Egr system), P2286
2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Radio VIN: 1FAFP53U35
No radio - no clock the icp was replaced and still will not work. The radio screen is blank. Checked grounds and powers twice to double check my work. What am i missing ??? heater and air conditiong works fine.
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTSW21P15
I have a good one for the ford techs. This truck is killing me and irritating my cust. Truck comes in for hard start and stall and no start when hot.did all the icp tests found bad oring in #2 inj. Replaced it and truck starts good and drives well untill it ge... Trouble codes: P2614 (Cmp open ckt), P2617 (Ckp open ckt), P0405 (Egr pos.circuit fault a cir.)
2006 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTPW12V86
This 3 valver died at intersection, no warning. Towed to my shop. Fuel rail presure seems ok but there is no spark. Have checked the basics, including replacing the crank sensor with OE. Same results. History on these show cam phaser problems but not sure if t...
2006 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FMPU16546
I have a 2006 expedition with the 5.4 3v vct engine. customer complaines about lack of power and hesitation. and also of a ticking noise. We never noticed any lack of power or anything. or even a noise. we looked at data and everything seemed ok exept we were ...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1992 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L shift lever VIN: 1FMDU34X5N
Maybe I didn't phrase my question right but I was hoping somebody would say, "yes I had one like that and it turned out to be so and so". I was looking for something specific like that. I wasn't really looking for DR. Drew type of advice or that I should drop ...
1995 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L e-brake
Thanks very much to all that replied to my help request. Unfortunately the customer has not returned the vehicle for this repair. If I'm able to get the vehicle back in, I will post a conclusion. Most of the replies were about a wedge placed in the auto-adjust...
1999 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L throttle sticks VIN: 1FTYR10C4X
fixxed this one every body said reflash ecu we found a bulletin on this in alldata it says replace the throttle position sensor harness the part number for the kit is [...] THIS FIXXED IT THANX FOR THE HELP IATN TECHS ROCK
2001 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP31341
thanks to everyone who responded. got busy and fogot to think, forgot one of the first rules of being a mechanic, just because its a new part doesn't mean its a good part. new coil fixed problem. Trouble codes: P0304.
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L head gasket VIN: 1FTSX31P44
thanks to all who replied. almost all said to pull the cab, which is what I did. It ended being a fairly easy job. It took me about 18 hours total. I used ARP studs and factory gaskets. The customer only wanted to fix the gaskets, but i WARNED ABOUT all t...
2004 Ford Freestar SES 3.9L compressor VIN: 2FM2A52264
Thanks for all the help, new compressor fixed the problem. Blows nice and cold, and pressures are where they should be. You guys rock!
2003 Lincoln LS 3.9L Adustable Pedals VIN: 1LNHM87A43
Hello, No responses on this car but we did manage to figure out the pedal problem. We were able to disconnect one of the drive cables and run the motor until it was fully retracted. At that point we reattatched the cable and the pedals were again in sync. I h...
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