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2002 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Airbag Fuse VIN: 1FTYR10D22
Hi guys, i have a 2002 ranger with a backup beeper that blows the airbag fuse (#2, 10a in central junction box), occasionally. Fuse buddy shows 6 amps with heater on (blower relay also on this circuit), when i put it in reverse. In drive, it is 1 amp or so. A...
2002 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Head Gasket VIN: 1FAFP56S22
Car runs and smokes. Has coolant in oil. Codes 300, 303, and 316 present. My question is should I do head gaskets on this thing or not. It has an aluminum block with liners. I have never done head gaskets on the DOHC engine, but have done alot of the regular 3...
2002 Ford Focus SE 2.0L door VIN: 1FAFP36392
The passenger door will not open from inside or outside and the power lock acts like it is frozen on. The manual lock can't be moved either. Has anyone found a way to open the door with long screw drivers or should I attempt to try to remove the upholstery fro...
2003 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L No Start, Long cranking VIN: 3FAFP11313
Hello and thank you all in advance. I have a 2003 escort zx2 that has a intermittent long cranking problem. Fuel pressure is in spec. It had not had a tune up so i replaced the plugs with motorcraft iridiums, wires, fuel filter and air filter. I also tried a b...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Parking lights, instrument lights VIN: 1FTNW21P53
Thanks for any replies I get about this. I originally posted about this last week and foolishly closed the post after installing a circuit breaker instead of waiting to close it when I got more replies or information. Well, here we go again. Vehicle blows fuse...
2003 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FTYR44V63
Veh only cuts out under up hill,hard accel ,between 3500-4200 rpms,mode 6 misfire counts are at zero all cyl.no dtc's stored or active, no pending codes. Used global obd ii and ford spec scan tools, veh feels like the total loss of fuel and ign system for a mi...
2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L long cranks VIN: 1FAFP53U05
Hello all I have a proplem with 2005 tarus 3.0 long cranks sometimes . Ihave noticed that when ithappens the tach and other gauges stay at zero evena after it starta for a few seconds then jump up to normally any help.Ps fuel and clean and pressure good thanks

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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2001 Ford Focus SE 2.0L computer VIN: 1FAFP36P71
Thanks to all who responded. It was a combination of the computer and the crank sensor. Once the new computer was programed to the old keys it would start, but die. The crank sensor was found to be iratic, so it was replaced and all is well. Most of you had sa...
2003 Ford Excursion Limited 6.8L trailer brake VIN: 1FMNU43S23
very simple wiring, just didn't want to mess up something by splicing in to wrong brake switch wire. lt green on ford is correct. Thanks All. Larry
2006 Ford Expedition Limited 5.4L No power, early shif VIN: 1FMPU17516
narrowed problem to pcm-customer chose to take vehicle and return later to replace it. will post more info at that time
2006 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Air conditioning VIN: 2FAFP71W46
Thanks to all who responded, I found that the blend door actuator was not working. I have replaced it and AC is now blowing very cold.
2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.4L lacks power VIN: 1FTWW31RX8
thanks to all and to arren for the homerun. followed the procedure he laid out and replaced the themostats, custmer has had the truck for three days and all is fine. fuel economy went from 20L/100kms to 16L/100 kms. Trouble codes: P00B7.
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