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1976 Ford Mustang II Ghia 2.8L Cooling VIN: F123456689
Flushed cooling system and added 50/50 and water pump lube. Now overheats in 20 minutes idle or driving. Added electric fan to keep it running for short trips. Gauge goes to hot. Burped the system by lifting the vehicle and running until hot. Some air came out...
1996 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Compressor VIN: 1FALP6537T
Car came with no freon, charge it with 24 ounces of it and compressor start working, but suddenly start leaking at the binary switch and it quit working, replaced the binary switch but still doesn't work, checked the iatn fixing archives and found something ab...
2002 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L CHECK GAUGES light VIN: 1FTZR45E02
thx in advance for any help , ok I got a 2002 ranger and the check gauges light in on in the dash , checked with scanner and check gauges operations all good , checked with all data and no checks for it , I can't really find any info on that light , only one l...
2002 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP34362
Help! This is my first request for help. Thanks in advance for taking the time to offer any insight. Customer complained of a jerking and MIL p0301 back in Feb. Found plugs to be original, checked compression and replaced plugs. Found MAF very diry, cleaned a...
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L hard start VIN: 1FTPW14555
this vehicle has a problem starting after sitting for a few hours. if cycling the key a few times it will not cause the hard start. --- recent repair codes: P0175,PO305,PO306 & PO316 recent repair for misfiring @ number 5 and 6 cylinder, replace spark plug ...
2005 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Engine VIN: 1FTPX1253N
I'm questioning the noise which is a squeeling under light load that comes and goes with throttle. I can power stall the engine in the shop and after about 30 to 45 seconds it will start to squeel like a belt slipping and at around 1100 to 1200 rpm. I can move...
2006 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FMEU75896
Hello all and thank you in advance. Customer complaint is loud noise like truck is sucking air and not shifting like it should. Upon test drive, found noise is clutch fan engaged in high. With air conditioning on, engine runs at good temperature, turn a/c off ...
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty FX4 6.4L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy, Reduced Eng Pwr VIN: 1FTSX21R68
I have two vehicles that exhibit the same symptoms. Since the Power Train recall the drivers have been complaining about Reduced Engine Power message and loss of power under load. The fuel filters have been replaced, the air filters are clean. These vehicles a...
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.8L Stall, intake whistle VIN: 1FTSW21YX8
This is a Sheriff's Dept. vehicle so it is driven hard. There seemed to be an excessive amount of oil in the intake but only 38000 miles and vacuum leak didn't think too much of it. Also seems to be fair amount of engine noise but have no experience with the V...
2000 Lincoln Continental 4.6L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1LNM97V1YY
While travelling between 30 and 60 mph on light load there is a slight bucking snd surging feeling. Under full accel not present nor at steady cruise. Cannot not be reproduced in the shop while trying to brake torque it. Otherwise runs fine.
2000 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Transmission and A/C VIN: 5LMEU27A0Y
While replacing the adjustable voltage regulator on this limo which has a powerline 250 amp alternator, I backed up the limo and noticed that the alternator peaked briefly at 17 volts. I found a bad ground at the regulator repaired and reset the regulator. I t...

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1990 Ford Thunderbird 3.8L Starting VIN: 1FAPP6042L
Of the 12 replies only 3 took the time to read the post completely and correctly diagnose the problem. The ignition switch had come apart in such a way that when depressing the brake pedal it would move the harness in such a way that it would allow the slidin...
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Mode doors VIN: 2FMZA5145X
OK everyone time is running short on this request so I am going to close it. I have not got into testing anything with the doors as of yet. Have another problem with it cooling the air that I have been trying to fix after putting a compressor and related parts...
2004 Ford Excursion XLS 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FWSU45P44
Well, the truck never presented anymore no start issues and its been 3 weeks back in the owners possession. I read several formums where the fuel pump relay in the passenger compartment fuse box would fail and the fix was to install an external relay instead o... Trouble codes: P0402 (egr flow excessive), P2614.
2007 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L brake pedal VIN: 1FDWE35P47
thanks to all that offered there help, we found broken wire at abs module, some one stab the wire awhile back and left it and corrosion broke the wire, u have to love these guys who do this to wires.!!!
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