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1986 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.5L Electronic VIN: 1FDKE30L6G
Greetings all. I'm looking for a wiring diagram for this vehicle. It has a dealer installed A/C with two different blowers. The a/c or heater blower only work on low. Can removed the switch and ground each one and have the blower(s) go to full speed. Suspect t...
1997 Ford F-150 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FTDY1767V
Definite low grade misfire on cylinder #6. Compression is 150 lbs static and varies 35-75 dynamically, however most of time it stays around 35lbs. Found same results when I tested cyl #5 as a reference. Most of my compatriots have no experience using DYNAMIC c... Trouble codes: P0306
1998 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L serp belt VIN: 1FMZU34E1W
I replaced engine cassettes, timing chains, balancer, crank sensor, alternator, water pump, belt tensioner and belt (twice)on my wife's 4L. After replacing said parts, belt keeps walking toward the inside of the balancer. Second water pump, I thought maybe the...
2002 Ford Focus SE 2.0L alternator VIN: 1FAFP34P6Z
Greetings all, This Focus has a charging issue. At an idle, and when accelerating, the alternator light is on, and the voltage drops to 12.9 with the lights and A/C on. At 1200 RPM and higher, the light goes out, the voltage jumps to 14.6. I have run additiona...
2003 Ford Focus LX 2.3L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FAFP33ZX3
good afternoon everyone, car came in for gauge overheating, never boil over, check for fans operation ok. change thermstat , gauge goes to almost hot fans kick on but when checking block temps and hoses they are normal.. this is a 2.3 motot it has a cyl head s...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSF21P45
1st of all this vehicle has been sitting for 2 years.We towed it in.It has new batteries which the owner killed trying to start.We charged the batteries.attempted to start sounded like it wanted to but didnt.We scanned the computer and the only code was PO611.... Trouble codes: P0611
2008 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L engages at low speed VIN: 1FMCU04118
Vehicle came in a week after we installed brakes and said that his abs engaged when coming to a stop intermittantly it has code a c1234 rf sensor no signsl. Replaced sensor and the same thing happened. Seems like first hard application after sitting for a whil...
2000 Lincoln LS 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1LNHM86S1Y
I am a Mercedes tech that needs some help on this Lincoln. It is here for a misfire on Cylinder 6. The vehicle is always misfiring. The fuel injector for cylinder 6 is not firing, although I assume this is because the PCM has shut it down as a result of the mi...

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1991 Ford Mustang LX 2.3L Compressor Clutch VIN: 1FACP41M6P
This vehicle is finally fixed I ended up flushing the entire system again and it started working. We found the condenser was restricted again and the evaporator was now restricted too. The owner mentioned something interesting to me that made me flush the syst...
1995 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Door latch VIN: 1FALP52UXS
Thanks for the input. The latch did fit. Thanks again
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L Unknown VIN: 1FTWW33P44
I received a couple of replies that mentioned a sticking blend air door, which would would make sense because the driver hears inside the truck, I can't hear it under the hood. Customer is out of state, but I will get him back in as soon as I can. There was so...
2006 Ford Five Hundred SE 3.0L Starter Relay VIN: 1FAFP23166
This vehicle is fixed. Thanks to everyone for the replies. The problem was a bad PCM and a corroded TCM fuse. Summery of Replies: Hank suggested monitoring the CAN bus lines to see if the TCM was communicating with the PCM, which is great advise. This s...
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