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1997 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Cuts out VIN: 1FALP45X7V
Gentelmen, This Mustang has a distinct ignition cut out at around 40mph under cruise condition. It always runs good under load and decel. The tach shows that the engine stumbles when it occurs, it drops and then comes right back. I have changed the crank senso... Trouble codes: P0320 (Loss of ignition)
1999 Ford F-250 5.4L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FTNX21L5X
On tip in accel this thing is cutting out... I have found that when wathcing the VSS on the scan data for the PCM it is showing over 100 mph causing it to cut out. Once you get above 12-15 mph it will come out of it and run perfectly fine. The Rear Diff Speed ...
2001 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FAFP45X91
Customer states that car will crank and not start at times. It will sometimes start when key is released. I suspect a componenet is shorting out the communication lines causing the no start. I am looking for advise on how to pinpoint the cause. Trouble codes: B1869 (in GEM SRS lamp circuit), U1262 (in ABS SCP fault), B1681 (in Cluster), C1284 (in clustet), U1262 (in ABS SCP fault), U1043 (in cluster)
2005 Ford Five Hundred SE 3.0L Shifter VIN: 1FALP27185
Customer says that car will sometimes not come out of park. ***we could not duplicate problem*** the shift interlock system has worked each time we tried. Thank you for your time, joe.
2005 Ford E-150 5.4L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNS24L85
Hello everyone: This E-250 van runs rich always. Codes P0172-P0175 are present. Fuel pressure reads 40 psi on scanner PID for Fuel rail pressure. Our fuel gauge reads 42 psi. Alldata says fuel pressure specification is between 25 to 45 psi. As per TSB 05/10/21... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175
2007 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Wont set monitors VIN: 1ZVHT85H17
Good morning iatn techs. This one is for you high performance techs out there. This mustang came in a few weeks ago complaining about a bucking when mashing on the go pedal. He wanted us to change out the spark plugs. Well we found that the maf sensor was bad ...
2008 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L instrument cluster VIN: 2FAHP71V88
i have a police car that runs fine but once and a while all the lights on the cluster light up like a christmas tree. and cannot get into pcm or abs or lcm modules when the lights are on.when the lights are off i can get into these modules many codes u1041,u10...

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1990 Ford E-250 Econoline XL 5.8L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: IFTFE24H2L
sorry about the delay crazy was the power relay i took it out of the cover and it was hot so i took my small screw driver and tapped on it and the truck went into convulsions so i replaced it as well as the fuel pump relay and all is well
1996 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDJE37F7T
Wow, did I ever learn alot here. First off, I had already located the ICP sensor which I thought was the EBP sensor. I was identifying them by wire colors and I am a bit color blind. So what I was really looking for was the EBP sensor. And when I did find it, ...
1997 Ford F-150 4.2L No Start VIN: 1FTDF1728V
Mahalo iATN members for all the replies. It came down to checking power and grounds at the pcm, which were all ok, then a little trick I learned here was to unplug all 5vref sensors in case one was shorted causing pcm to be "brain dead" I did this and no chang...
2002 Ford Focus SE 2.0L valve lifter VIN: 1FAFP33P62
Poor machine work removed head found valve seat cracked and sunk into head,had machine shop redo head runs fine
2002 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 7.3L Pto VIN: 1FM25R4V12
this one is fix the transmission sprag was install the wrong way we got new one install it RIGHT and now it work fine thanks to all that reply
2003 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Mechanical VIN: IFMPU16LX3
well it turns out that it was the low side fitting leaking. I put dye in system had the customer drive for a week and when he returned the low side fitting was it. Ford had the hose in stock. Thanks for all the help
2008 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Vct VIN: 1FTPX14578
Thanks for all the replies, Everyone responded to replace engine which is what I was expecting. I have estimated job to customer but truck still here and I'm waiting for approval. Again thanks for all help Craig [...] Pittsford Automotive
2008 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FAHP71V08
well itturnout to be the fuel pressure sensor on the rail it only saw 1 psi when running so it comanded the pump to increase fuel pressure replaced sensor problem go thanks for all the help Trouble codes: P2196, P2198.
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