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1990 Ford Thunderbird 3.8L Starting VIN: 1FAPP6042L
this one has me stumped. you have to depress the brake to engage the starter. It will start at interment times. Thinking the brake lamp switch was the problem I bypass it and still no start. If I jump the starter solenoid it starts fine. Car is equipped with a...
1992 Ford Thunderbird 5.0L stalls VIN: 1FAPP62T2N
i have this 92 thunderbird that will not start unless you jump it and then it will run for like 2 minutes and then it will stall fuel pressure is good and has spark but will not stay running please help
2002 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, High idle VIN: 1FTYR14U52
Original concern was stalling and erratic oil pressure gauge. ISC valve was sticky and oil pressure sender was bad. Repaired both and returned to customer. Customer returned with concern that when slowing down or coasting with clutch depressed idle would hang ...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L 4wd VIN: 1FDWF37S83
Hey guys, This truck came in with 4wd low range stuck on.One of the guys disconnected the actuator at the transfer case and 4wd is off. But the light for 4wd and low range lights stay on.I can't get 4wd to re activate, even with light on. No codes on my Snap o...
2006 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FMPU15556
Good evening fellow tecs. This Expedition came in with DTC P2106 and P2135 as noted. Concern was INTERMITTENTLY, truck will surge between 45-50 MPH. Some mornings will start and run rough. Most often truck is perfect. Ran live data on VERUS and TPS 1 & 2 looke... Trouble codes: P2106 (Throttle actuator control system error), P2135 (Throttle/pedal position sensor/switch A/B voltage correlation)
2008 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FAHP71V08
surging, doesnt run well under accelleration. sometimes dies Trouble codes: P2196, P2198

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1997 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FALP42X0V
Thank you for all that replied, IATN is a great resource for resolving problems. All replies sent helped me in finding the solution to coil blowing up. I checked the pins at the the ecu for short to gound, none found, checked for continuity from ecu to coil pa...
2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L u-joints VIN: 1426895409
Well I got Carquest u-joints and they come with the cutter and the half moon tool to push the cups all the way out.There not one of my fav to change but ford was saving a few cents on circlips is all I can say. Thanks for all the replies you guys are great.
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty FX4 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSW21P25
Thank you for all the help. After borrowing an adapter I air tested the high pressure oil system through the ICP port (which on this year was easy at the right front cylinder head) and heard NO leaks- this concluded that the low pressure issue was internal to...
2010 Ford Explorer 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEU7EE2A
Finally the vehicle started acting up more consistently. When I had the IDS connected I could occasionally see drop outs in the TPS2 data. This would only happen hot. I found the wiring harness near the EGR valve was rubbed through and the signal wire insulati... Trouble codes: P2104 (Throttle Actuator control system - Forced Idle), P2111 (Throttle Actuator control system - Stuck open).
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