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1998 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L No OBD Connection VIN: 1FTZR15X7W
I have performed tests for fuel pump; fuse, relay, inertia switch, etc, but biggest concern is that neither my nor a friends OBD readers will communicate with the truck. Mine is a laptop program and I confirmed that it works by using it on my wife's Subaru, co...
1999 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Unknown VIN: 1FMYU24X0X
Im am putting this out there to see if anyone has seen this before..cust. called and said that the truck will go foreward,but wont roll backwards(kinda like a stuck brake shoe)he called a tow truck and had it towed to shop when truck was dropped, cust. got in ...
2001 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZR15E31
THIS TRUCK HAS CODES 0171 AND 0174, BUT RUNS OK WHEN COLD. AFTER IT WARMS UP IT LOOSES POWER AS THOUGHT A CAT IS BLOCKED. WE CHANGED THE INTAKE GASKETS O2 SENSORS AND FUEL FILTER, also did a bg injector cleaing and fuel filter. it will run fine for quite awhil... Trouble codes: 174 (lean bank 2), 171 (lean bank 1)
2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Pump VIN: 2FTZF17261
Hello everyone, I had this F150 come in with a noise that sounded like a bearing was bad in the AC compressor/clutch. At least that's what we thought. The compressor was replaced and the noise was still there. The noise, as best as I can describe, is a rattle/...
2005 Ford Five Hundred SEL 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAHP24105
Car showed up on the hook customer states she was driving car quit and would not resart sounded like charging problem but car has power but no starter actuation. Checked all the normal stuff no trigger at starter was found. No pcm codes.ipc and abs show abs co... Trouble codes: U1900 (Abs can communication)

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1994 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FMCUDNXVX
Good evening everyone.Thanks to all of you who responded even though many just repeated things i already had done to this vehicle.Anyways,it ended up being a couple things.I had to do some rewiring do to some intermittent rubbing an causing no communication an...
2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Rear Lower Control Arms VIN: 1FMDU74E12
Thanks again to all for your help as usual lots of good ideas. Sorry to take so long to close. I installed New Rear Aftermarket Monroe-matic Ready Struts Complete ready to bolt in. They even come with 3 new nuts for upper strut mount & 3 nuts for Rear Lower Co...
2003 Ford Windstar 3.8L Power sliding doors VIN: 2FMZA56493
I would like to thank all of the people who answered my cry for help. Unfortunatly none of the responses were the problem. All though they were execellent suggestions which I tryed with no success. The problem were the door contact plungers (the ones on the do...
2007 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FAFP53U07
Thanks again to all who took the time to reply. After getting all the replys I decided to go back and start over since it really seemed like a classic case of electrical interference to the computer. I checked and cleaned many grounds to body and engine, batt...
2008 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L instrument cluster VIN: 2FAHP71V88
i think glen was right the day this happend it was raining really hard it must have got some water were it wasent supposed to be since it hasent come back i think it was a moisture issue thanks everyone for your help
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