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1995 Ford Mustang 3.8L fuel injector pulse VIN: 1FALP4040S
every time a cylinder reaches tdc all 6 injectors fire filling the crankcase with fuel .. no codes and has fire to the plugs. the customer brought it to us with the coolant temp sensor unpluged, the wires were cut to the sensor and the electric fan was hooked...
1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L Front Differential Noise VIN: 1FMZU35P6W
This vehicle came in with customer complaining about noise (grinding) coming from the front end. We replaced the front differential with a good known one the noise is still present. This is an alltime allwheel drive. We removed the front dryshaft and the noise...
1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L ignition VIN: 1FTZX18W1W
I have no codes that come up aside from the P1000 code . I do have injector pulse and 40 lbs of fuel pressure. upon checking the no start test we found that we had only 5v. at the coils. When we followed the power back fuse # 19 29 and30 at the under dash junc...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTNF21L4X
Vehicle was brought here from another shop. Only history that I have is that it has had multiple fuel pump in a month. It now appears to be failed again. I do not find anything else wrong but am leary of installing another pump without another problem. I do no...
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L 1-2, 2-3 shift VIN: 1FTNW21S7Y
This is my own personal vehicle. The overdrive light was flashing and trans. shifted hard and leaking fluid from front seal. Had several shift codes and overheat codes + lost overdrive. The o.d. light had been flashing since I bought it. Replaced transmission ...
2000 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L power steering VIN: 1FAFP53U3Y
the customer notes that when the car is shut off, power steering fluid backs up & spills out the filler cap. we checked the feed & return lines & they are clear. but when we shut it off the fluid spills out (a lot). is there a check valve for the rack or press...
2001 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L 1-2 Shift VIN: 1FMPU16L91
Just gettiing started on this and would like some input guys. The trans. service was done at another shop. Customer states that this shift problem started afterward.(of course). Under even moderate acceleration first gear holds through 3000 rpm. Then skips sec...
2001 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L theft
crank no start theft light flashes.code b1353.tested with ids.suspected i pack.chime for key in seems to be working.no start monday.went back tuesday to check chime and look for other clues.theft light flashing.put in key and turned,light went out and started ...
2004 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, Severly over fueling VIN: 1FTRX14W74
High every one. This one has us baffled. This truck came to us over fueling severly. Lots of black smoke. We found many codes on enitial scan so we cleared them all. The codes listed were the ones to return. Initialy we found that the fuel rail pressure sensor... Trouble codes: P0191 (Fuel pressure range performance), P0402 (Egr excessive flow detected), P1550 (Psps out of range), P2196 (Afr/02 sensor excessive rich signal b1-s1), P2198 (O2 sensor richb2-s1), P2271 (B1-s2 o2 signal stuck rich p2273 b2-s2 o2 stuck rich)
2005 Ford Focus ZXW 2.0L fuel gauge, engine light VIN: 1FAFP36N75
Hello all I am dealing with a 05 focus that has come in twice now with the same symptoms the fuel guage sits on empty and the engine light is on with a p0462 fuel level senor inoperative. we did a visual inspection everything looks good, looked at other post o...
2006 Ford Expedition King Ranch 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMPU17586
Hello everyone. I REALLY need some help with this Ford! It came in with a P0340 and P0344 and a rough run. I replaced the Camshaft Phasers and cam sensor and these codes will not go away. It runs a lot better but triggers the codes immediatly. I replaced the a... Trouble codes: P0340, P0344 (Cam Sensor Circuit Malfunction Intermittant)
2006 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Timing Chain VIN: 1FMYU93126
Scan PCM tons of miss fire codes, check compression average 200 lbs psi left side (radiator side) 180 lbs psi right side (firewall),removed intake plenum- popping thru intake right side all cylinders,remove valve covers exhaust cam right side one tooth off (13...
2006 Ford Ranger XLT 2.3L wiper/washer VIN: 1FTYR10D26
Ford techs and others who do alot of domestic cars/trucks.We have a Ford Ranger that washes and wipes whenever you turn the headlights on. Could not find anything related to pcv hose replacement earlier in the week. Only thing in common(we thought) is the "Mul...
2003 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Steering VIN: 1LNHM82W93
Good morning fellow techs. I have this town car that came to us from another shop. The complaint is hard steering at parking lot speeds. The rack has been replaced.The pump has been replaced.I started out by checking codes for VAPS there was none. I check the ...

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1990 Ford Thunderbird Super Coupe 3.8L ignition control VIN: 1FAPP64R2L
thank u all for ur input...knew it was electrical...found a faulty camsensor pigtail output wire to eec. it also cleared both codes and my koer test will now complete itself. WOOHOO!!!
2001 Ford Mustang GT Bullitt 4.6L O/D Light VIN: 1FAFP42X21
the fix was a new pcm.i wired in a epc solenoid 3 inches away from the pcm and reran sewlf test-set codes immediately.thanks for all the help. chris
2001 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2FMZA52421
Back to the basics...after rebuilding the lower manifold for the seals around the throttle shafts [imrc] o- rings two seals one on each this solved the vacuum leak .I could wiggle the shafts and change the idle quality and watch the trims change. Thought I had... Trouble codes: P0304.
2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L loss of turbo boost VIN: 1FDXE45P24
Thanks for all who replied. The fix was a broken cat converter, we had unbolted before but it was resealing when driving. This time we seperated the pipe and verified. Very expensive converter. With the turbo working correctly and the new cat customer says ... Trouble codes: P2262.
2003 Lincoln LS 3.9L MIL Lamp on, Abs/trac/ebrake on VIN: 1LNHM87A73
Well, the vehicle is fixed, at least this problem. Turned out to be a faulty ABS Control Module. Sent to Ford for replacement and reflash. Car is now drivable again. Thanks everyone for your help. Trouble codes: P2106 (Forced Limited Power), B1342 (ABS Control Module), C1279 (Yaw Sensor), C1165 (RR Wheel Speed), C1175 (LR Wheel Speed), C1145 (RF Wheel Speed).
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