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1982 Ford F-250 XLT Lariat 4.9L Mechanical VIN: 1FTEX14E9C
hello all thanks in advance for the help. i have this 1982 ford pickup that we retriffitted to 134 .it cycles in and out, the pressures are about 260 on the high side but the low side goes all the way down to 15 ,the low pressure switch keeps cycling .the temp...
1996 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FELP42X7T
Vehicle came in bucking under any load. Light, or heavy, didn't matter. Tested fuel pressure, in spec. Tested maf, low readings. Cleaned, readings went over 100 gpm. Found plugs worn out, wires factory, fuel filter factory, air filter plugged. Changed all tune... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P0300
1997 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEX17LXV
Replace injector, coil, motorcraft spark plug, fuel filter, puel pressure good, compression good, pass the leak down test, and still has misfire in same cylinder,any help would be good, thanks Trouble codes: P0307
1997 Ford F-150 4.2L No Start VIN: 1FTDF1728V
Ford Techs, Aloha, This truck is no start, no fuel pressure, no pulse, no spark, no communication with scanner, all fuses good, main relay is powered up, no juice at inertia, check engine light stays lit while cranking(heard this means bad ckp sensor), hence r...
2000 Ford F-150 5.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2FTRX18LXY
I have an F150 with a very strange starting/running problem. Customer complaint is that the truck has an extended crank and when it starts, it feels like it is running on 4 cylinders. Very low idle - 400-500 RPM. this may last 10 seconds or as long as a minute...
2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L steering VIN: 1FMYU04112
This truck will mane a clunk squawk, noise in the front when turing the whell back and forth. Will do it at slow speeds and at park. ONLY does it after driveing for a few hours and hot. We replaced the left strut assy because customer came in while it was make...
2005 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Door Lock Plate VIN: 2FAHP71WX5
Need source (dismantler, fleet operator) with quantity of gold color plates riveted 3X to inside of door with which door handle connects lock rod to latch. Ford doesn't sell them and Car-Part.Com is no help as well. I need these to convert '03 and up P71 dog u...
2007 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L No Start, no comm w/ modules VIN: 1FTPW14V87
hello everyone. have this 07 king ranch ford that came to us with intermittent no start after shutting off. no other complaints. we've had it 2 days and now its not starting at all. no fuel press, no inj pulse, no spark, no codes, no communication to any of th...

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1993 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.8L Excessive Emissions, Stall VIN: 1FBJS31H7P
Thanks everyone for the help. I replaced the TPS switeh. Testing the TPS voltage, as it droped from 2500 RPM to idle the voltage intermittantly would drop .1 to .4 volts lower then TPS start up voltage.The ECM would open IAC to compensate and at times ECM woul... Trouble codes: 173 (Rich bank 1).
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Unknown VIN: 1FTNW21P93
Thanks for the help no pump,Going to recommened r&r with rebuilt unit.Hope everyone can survice another day in paradise.
2004 Ford Taurus SES 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, knock, rattle VIN: 1FAHP56SSX
Well ,car is fixed ,Found cyl 5 misfire ,tested all coils found 3 of the 6 would not fire a high inpedence spark checker.All the coils ohmed ok .installed the 3 good old coils and runs like a dream now. no valve rattle or knock. thank's for the replies Ward Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0305, P0306, P0351.
2004 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FMZU72K44
This one is fixed. According to our local dealer, there was no reflash for this specific part. The second OE part performed perfect. Customer has had the truck for a few days and has no problems. Thanks for all the help! Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple Cyl Misfire), P0316 (Cyl 6 Misfire in firs 1000 RPM), P0320 (Ign/Dist engine speed circuit fault).
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNW21P54
Big thanks to all that replied. It ended up being the oil filter. I have very little experience with these 6.0's and did not know the difference between the aftermarket and OE filter. I put a OE filter in an aftermarket cap. After taking the advice of many of ...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTSW21P7E
well guys I appologize for taking this long to close this. The truck acted up one time while I had the scanner on it, and all looked fine except my cranking rpm. I went ahead and replaced the cam and crank sensors. This was two weeks ago and I have heard nothi... Trouble codes: P0671 (Cylinder 1 glow plug circuit), P2614 (Camshaft position output circuit), P2617 (Crankshaft position output circuit).
2006 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTPW12V86
Could not make this problem repeat itself. After replacing #33 fuse, as Douglas [...] suggested, I did a rigorous wiggle test and inspection of the harness and found no problems. Customer took the truck and put it back in service and it has not acted up sin...
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