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1990 Ford Aerostar XL 3.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FMDA31U5L
This van has loud poping noise from upper radiator hose/ thermostat area- when at idle or driving. The van runs good no problems & it does not overheat van runs good it just has noise from cooling system!
1995 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FALP42TXS
Got me scratching my head. Car will start and run but you have to open throttle some to keep it running for about 30 seconds, otherwise it will die. Then it runs pretty good for about another 20-30 seconds by itself. Then it will start missing but will keep ru...
1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L 4wd VIN: 1FMPU18L6W
Hello, I have this expedition here, customer put it in 4WD-HI and later put it back into 2-HI and it stayed in 4-HI with indicator saying it was in 4WD indicator does not flash and stays solid. Removed shift motor and shifted transfer case by hand back to 2-HI...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L oil pan VIN: 1FTNX20F3X
howdy, the question is "can you remove the oil pan with the engine in the frame" alldata says mfg. does not give this proceedure, and recomends pulling the engine. I see no leaks on upper engine,( turbo , hpop, ect., just at pan rail. has anyone atempted th...
2000 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L Engine VIN: 1FTNE2429Y
Vehicle is brought to facility with no Power no MIL light check history only p1000 road test vehicle and confirms has no power what so ever, check for possible plugged catalyst drop pipes from header still same problem. has anyone else come across this problem...
2001 Ford Explorer Limited 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMZU75EX1
vehicle has misfire on start up. miss clears up within a few seconds. have replaced coil, wire, injector, and plug. it is a overhead cam engine. Trouble codes: P0304
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FTNX21F11
replaced 4 inj do to cyl balance problems,valve cover gaskets,ran all tests for this issue.truck is very hard to start when it does heavy fuel smoke crackles and dies.watching high pressure oil its aprox 2500psi replaced icp sensor and cheched ipr tests good a... Trouble codes: P1316
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Ijection Controll Pressure VIN: 1FTSX31P73
Truck lost power wile driving then died. Icp sensor was leaking so replaced it and the ipc pres regulator.after 25 or more seconds cranking the engine the icp press will get to 480 to 520 will try to start if you let it sit for a minute or less it takes 25 sec...
2004 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L Low Brake Pedal VIN: 1FMCU94154
Thanks in advance for any advise. We have this Escape that has a noticably low pedal on initial application. If you apply brake, let off and reapply as if in stop and go traffic the pedal is nice and firm. It just seems to be with the first application. I'm ...
2005 Ford Focus ZX4 2.0L Guage Lights And Parking Lights VIN: 1FAFP34N35
Car intermittently blows parking light fuse also affects instument panel illumination.cannot duplicate concern in shop or on test drives after running car for long periods of time with lights on.replace fuse everything is fine for a couple of days then car wil...
1999 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Stops Running VIN: 1MEFM53S0X
This is my wifes car and this is the 2nd time this problem has happen in the last two weeks. The frist time was on X-mas eve going on a long trip to family. Got about 60 miles into the trip and the car quit running. Took a couple of days to get back to the sho...

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2004 Ford Explorer Limited 4.0L Programming VIN: 1FMDU75K14
CAR IS FIXED AND RUNNING DOWN THE ROAD. ABOUT 3 HOURS AFTER WE FIXED THE VEHICLE FORD REPLIED TO HELP REQUEST: "If you are running IDS 76 on the Windows 7 64-bit that is fine. If you are trying to run FMP on Windows 7 64-bit, it has not been validated to ...
2005 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L wheel speed sensor VIN: 1FAHP56U85
Well, the car is fixed. To summarize replies, some did say that the module could be destroyed by having the wrong sensor in. I took the gamble and replaced the module with a used one the body shop supplied. It did NOT fix the problem. I went back over all my s...
2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Excessive Emissions, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSS34P06
got a new ebp sensor tube from ford and removed turbo , replaced parts with new ones problem solved thanks very much Trouble codes: P0299, P0470, P0471, P0528.
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L key switch VIN: 1FTRF12W26
there are too mini ground switch ont he ground side of the shifer lockout solonid the factory wiring diagram dont show u sometime u just have to go old school and oen up the harness the shifter park bracket was bent not letting the shifter go back into park ...
2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty XLT 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FBNE31L86
Well William from penn. you have the right fix. After my last post I spent a couple of hours re-testing what I had checked before. I also went to the ecm to check for signal from fuel pump driver - I had 6v with key on and signal back to driver from ecm 8v key...
2007 Ford Focus SES 2.0L Low brake pedal VIN: 1FAFP31N97
I have not been able to fix this vehicle because the customer is not to sure if they want to spend any more money. As said before we had pinched off all of the brake hoses and the pedal is still low. The master was replaced and pressure bled. It was also ma...
2006 Mercury Montego Premier 3.0L Unknown VIN: 1MEHM421X6
Hey there all that replied I put the a new valve body in and I am calling this one fixed. From the tsbs i read on this vehicle the valve body is a problem with this trans. Thank you for all that replied and took the time to research the help is very appreciate...
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