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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!
1997 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTCR10A0V
intermittent high idle. replaced iac. checked iac circuits. looked for vacuum leaks with carb clean. none found. cleaned throttle body. intermittently has high idle while driving and being a stick shift it feels like cruise control at times. thanks for your he... Trouble codes: P1506
2001 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L compressor VIN: 1FAFP56S61
help! this one needs a clutch/coil assy. i am replacing it today/tomorrow. the bearing went south on it and i am hoping to get away with just the clutch/coil. i will be seeing if the compressor feels seized. any other hints or tips to look for? the main thing ...
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L Trailer hitching VIN: 1FTNW21P04
This truck trailerhitches at cruise..No matter what speed...with Speed control on or off...I have watched the RPM on my IDS and they move over alot during the event...I have also watched Cly balance during the event and have seen random misfires... have run ev...
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Water In Fuel VIN: 1FTSW21P56
***Please DO NOT RESPOND*** Vehicle is fixed. Simply adding to data base. Thank You!! Vehicle comes in with 'Water in Fuel' message across message display on dash. After spending an hour figuring everything out, I decided to drain the water in the fuel filte...
2004 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Fuel Guage VIN: 5LMFU28R84
Cannot find the problem ... HELP. No codes in the system. Fuel guage is acting erratically when the ignition is set to on or the vehicle is running. Sometimes it will start at Empty and sometimes it will start at Full. After the initial sweep, it always vibrat...
2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L Starting VIN: 4M2DU86W72
i have this mountaineer giving me a woopin. cam in as a no start, i dont have communication with pcm or pats. i use a motis and genisys evo, neither can communicate. checked to see if ignition switch is good and it is. it is sending power to relay but pcm is n...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1997 Ford F-350 XL 7.5L Cooling VIN: 3FTHF36G8V
Thank you to all who replied to my help request. Talk about aggravating! I put in thermostat number three, (four including the original), and so far it seems to have resolved the problem. The temp gauge has not reached half way since I changed it. I've tri...
1999 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTZX1724X
Well guys after checking, ckecking, and rechecking all powers and grounds through breakout box with PCM connected, only found solenoids, that the PCM controls, having high voltage when it should not. We ordered a second PCM. BINGO! Now can communicate in order... Trouble codes: U1147 (SCP data fault for vehicle security), U1262 (SCP data fault for J1850 bus).
2000 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L Engine VIN: 1FTNE2429Y
thankyou to all for the help in this. Props to Mike after removal of the front crank pulley we found that the key and key way were completely work and rounded causing timing to retard.
2006 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L Smart Junction Box VIN: 1FMEU75826
Thanks for the help guys. It turned out to be the romote starter, but not in the usuall way. When all the powers and grounds were disconnected from the remote start module there was still a drain the varied from .2 to .5 amps. When I disconnected the wires fo...
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