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1994 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FMCUDNXVX
Sorry about the vin.I cant find it on my notes.I have this 4.0L explorer.The thing cranks but wont start.I DO have spark but injector pulse is lost as soon as i release the ignion switch.I also dont have communication with scanner while this happens.Fuel pump ...
1995 Ford Mustang 3.8L No power at all VIN: 1FALP4046S
Mustang 3.8l won't hardly pull itself,feals like plugged cat.did backpressure test-ok only 1psi.removed header pipes just to make sure,still no power.fuel pressure and flow good.cleaned injectors-no help.idles fair but vac low only 13in.when you accelerate it ...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNW21P14
i've done all my check outfine lab scope cam crnk sensor did'nt look good and replaced cam crnk sensors with neww ford parts replace ran for almost 8 mons replace fmic module year or so ago replace both batterys this a two year promblem about every 3mons promb...
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)
2003 Ford E-250 5.4L Ac VIN: 1FDNS24L03
I recieved this van after another shop replaced the above componants, A/C blows 78 out the front and 75 from the rear at idle with an outside air temp of 95 and a humidity level of 52 percent. Evac and recharge found 5.5 LBS in the system. Replaced with the fa...
2004 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Windows Inop VIN: 1FDXW47P84
Hi group got this ranch truck here,with no power windows!. Weil checking i found that the fuse #41 is blown, checked with the owners manual it sais instr. Cluster, all data sais,acc delay relay,also the alternator is charging the batteries are good but the ch...
2005 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.8L MIL Lamp on, Forced limited power VIN: 1FDXE45S75
Dear fellow techs, I have been fighting this motorhome for 3 days to no avail. The unit is in forced limited power mode all of the time. I reseaeched and read all of the iatn related posts. I checked the air delivery system, finding only an undersized air fil... Trouble codes: P061B, P2106 (Tac system forced limited power), U2023 (vehicle communication network fault), B1318 (b1352-), B1352 (testing and results)
2006 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Needs Engine Swap
This is my friend car so i be doing this car in my home garage , even if i have maxjex lift instaled in garage my lifting height from floor to ceiling is only 8 ft. My q is: can i remove hood and dismentle only engine from transmission , leaving transmission...
2007 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L electrical system VIN: 1FAFP53U07
Customer's complaint is that the vehicle dies while driving and also when stopped at a light. While test driving, just before dying you feel a very slight glitch, then suddenly the doors unlock, the gauges all sweep off and vehicle dies. Sometimes it will star...
2008 Ford E-150 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTNE14W48
When vehicle was brought into our shop it did not run at all. The customer stated that they put fuel into the vehicle and it started running poorly, then eventually stalled. We originally ran the car on clean fuel from a fuel systen cleaning canister. The vehi... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P2195, P2197
2005 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 5MLFU28A5Y
The vehicle runs fine without any missing but... has a clicking noise from driverside cam cover, if you remove the oil cap it get louder, i am thinking timing cassette, but book shows about 9 hours to open it up.oil pressure occasionally takes a dive, so supec...
2007 Mercury Montego Premier 3.0L Unknown VIN: 1MEHM42117
We have this mercury with a poor a/c problem at idle it will not blow any cold air. does not build high side pressure and does not pull down the low side. if you bring it off idle it will begin to produce some cold air. build some high side pressure but not a...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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2003 Ford Focus LX 2.3L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FAFP33ZX3
Good morning everyone, check all the wiring out and scanner it. turn out to be a defective temp gauge, thanks for all ur help again
2004 Ford Freestar SES 3.9L No Start VIN: 2FMZA57634
The issue with this vehicle was a PCM the truck was in a very bad storm and the water enterered the PCM the voltage was below 10 vlts on the transponder ...installed PCM updated and relearned the Pats system and she is FIXED. thanks for the help. Trouble codes: B1213 (Antitheft of keys program below min.), B1602 (Pats invalid emt/ key cd).
2008 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L engages at low speed VIN: 1FMCU04118
Tried sensors ,axles, factory tone rings, factory sensors to no avail Traced wiring all the way to the module using an dvom scope and scanner, all tested good. My diagnosis was a possible cold solder joint in the module because the problem was worse the cooler...
2000 Lincoln LS 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1LNHM86S1Y
Ok this one is finally fixed. First of all I would like to thank everyone who replied with genuine Lincoln knowledge, it was very helpful. The PCM on this vehicle does shut the injectors off when it senses a misfire, which is what we suspected. After testin...
2007 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Electronic VIN: 1LNHM82W77
Thanks for everyone input on the situation. Yes, we had to pull the dash in order to get access to the actuator for the defrost and the floor mode. So the actuator has 2 part to it a wiper to detect door position and a motor to move the key for door. 3 of the...
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