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1957 Ford Skyliner 4.5L Windshield wipers VIN: D7RW209475
The wipers, when operated, barely move up the w.sheild then stop. They will go back down when shut off. There is vacuum going to the "motor" and off into the interior. Maybe one of the "old timers" could tell me why the vacuum source for this wiper motor comes...
1988 Ford E-250 Econoline Club Wagon XL 5.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FDGS24H9J
i think i know the problem i just not sure what to do with it - my map voltage is at 2.58 - 2.61 on signal wire at all times unless unplugged then it goes to 4.99 volts - ref volts @ 5.0 at tps - map - egr / good ground (added extra straight to battery to make... Trouble codes: 85 (canister purge at lean limits KOEO)
1992 Ford Taurus SHO 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FALP54Y3N
customer state that car cut off on highway I checked car has no spark from ignition coil, and also has oil in each spark plugs tube after has new spark plug tube reseal i did replace new spark plugs and wires, new coil and ignition module car still has no spar...
1999 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Gem Module VIN: 1FMZ434EXX
After changing 4x4 selector switch it worked a few times and stopped switching,i can disconnect the battery to get it out of 4x4 low but it will not work forom the switch any help would be appreciated.
2000 Ford F-150 5.4L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FTRX08L6Y
So far i had replace and reprogram the pcm,air flow,intake manifold,os sensors,fuel filter,fuel pump twice,spark plugs,coil boots,without any improvement,please,need help. Trouble codes: 1760 (Epc ptroblem), 0743 (Tcc), 0755 (Shift solenoid), 1747 (Pressure control short circuit)
2001 Ford Mustang 3.8L Ect Sensor VIN: 1FAFP40481
Can somebody please tell me where is the ect on this engine?!?!?! this car is overheating, and i can't find where in the engine is this sensor, I found the cht and i'm thinking this is the only mean the computer has to determine the engine coolant temperature,...
2001 Ford Mustang 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAF40471F
First of all thank you for reading this message. Now this will be my first time asking for help here. I'm having issues with this vehicle i fixed a lot of problems but still coming back to the same codes so im missing something please let me know. Thank you. Trouble codes: P0455, P0443
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTWW32F92
Vehicle came in with a missfire complaint. Fuel specs via scan tool are correct. I replaced injectors #6 and #8 and valve cover gasket. Missfire was fixed and vehicle returned to customer. 3 days later vehicle returned with same complaint and found the listed ... Trouble codes: P0603 (Internal Control Module KAM Error), P0605 (PCM ROM Test Failure), P1276 (Cylinder 6 High To Low Side Open)
2004 Ford Freestar SES 3.9L No Start VIN: 2FMZA57634
Unable to program new keys and transsponder have tried several times with no success ... Trouble codes: B1213 (Antitheft of keys program below min.), B1602 (Pats invalid emt/ key cd)
2005 Ford E-350 Club Wagon XL 6.0L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCJK33D97
very difficult. cuts out and wrench and check engine light comes on and throttle won't work, p0107,p0405, p0427, p2104, p2122, p2127, p2132, p2285, tons of codes, I believe the codes are all there due to the 5 volt reference loss see below. hooked up break out... Trouble codes: P0107 (Map bp circuit low), P0405 (Egr a circuit low), P0472 (Exhaust pressure sensor low), P2122 (Throttle pos.), P2127 (Throttle pos), P2133
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L spark plugs stuck VIN: 1FTSX215X5
The truck runs fine, but is due for spark-plugs. I have heard that they can be troublesome to remove, am aware of the tsb on how to remove them, but was interested if other people had any advice on better methods and or what would be a good replacement plug.
2006 Ford Fusion S 2.3L Timing Components VIN: 3FAFP06Z26
Hesitates at low speeds. Runs fine after car reaches mid-range. Greater concern is "chain slap" noise on front of engine. Do not want to dive into large timing component job without further diagnosing drivability issue. Also, according to Alldata, many people ...
2006 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FMCU95H66
This Hybrid Escape still stalls and does not start accompanied by the red triangle indicator. We had PCM flashed with latest update and GEM module (AKA Smart Junction Box) was replaced and programmed because it was always showing code B1342. After this, engine... Trouble codes: P1A10, B1342 (Faulty Control Module), P0A27
2008 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDXX47Y8E
Has rough idle like misfire, sometime wil set check engine light on. Black smoke sometimes and no power. Code p0171,p0300,p3316 keeps coming back. Trouble codes: P0171 (p0300-), P0300 (p0301-), P0301 (p0303-), P0303 (p0113-), P0113 (p0316-), P0316 (testing and results)
1996 Lincoln Continental Spinmaker Edition 4.6L Unknown VIN: 1LNLM97V7T
helo tecks iv got a 1996 lincoln continental we pulled the transmission rebuilt it stuck it back in the car started ran down the road fine took it for another drive it died about 5 miles down the road pute a new alternator on it test drove it again died 6 mile...
1999 Lincoln Continental 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM97V0X
hello guys i could use some help i have a 99 lincoln continental with code 0442 that kept coming back,we finaly fixed that problem by replacing the fuel filler and cap,but now we have a 0440 a gross leak no flow code,we can not find any leaks in system and hav... Trouble codes: 0442 (evap small leak), 0440 (evap gross leak no flow)

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1993 Ford F-250 XLT 7.3L Master cylinder VIN: 2FDKF38M0P
Hopefully this info will help someone else down the road. It wasn't a real big deal but it ate up a lot of our time before the "Duh" moment arrived. Many, many thanks to all the IATN members who have contributed to this site over the years as it's been a real...
2000 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: F14SD14S8Y
after pulling the heads and putting them back it ran good for a while. then started missing again. found someone put wrong injector in. it had one for a 3.0 overhead valve. so it would pulse the same with a aftermarket tester but the engine computer would only... Trouble codes: P0303.
2001 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Fuel Gauge VIN: 1FAFP55U71
The fuel gage was replace fixed it, thanks for the help! There was help in fixing the gage & people that did not read that it was not a flex fuel car & toled me how to fix a flex fuel car too so not I know how to do the flex fuel & one that is not flex fuel!
2003 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Speedomer, ABS light VIN: 1FAFP34333
Thanks for all the replies. 3 of 5 said the problem was with the programming in the instrument cluster, which I already suggested. I tried to do an "as built" config, but I couldn't figure it out, and had very limited information on the subject. I tried two...
2008 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Electronic VIN: 1FTPW14V28
thanks to all who replied. the problem was a cracked circuit board in instrument panel.
2006 Lincoln Mark LT 5.4L phazer
Gary was right about the screeching being from the belt tensioner, changed the bearing in it and fixed the screech. Valve train still noisy, using 5 w20 motorcraft oil and filter.
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