Join Now
International Automotive Technicians Network
Prev Professional Automotive Repair Technical Discussions for January 16, 2012
International Automotive Technicians' Network (iATN) - Members Only
(Also Available: All, Asian, Chrysler, European, Ford, GM.)
Vehicle Owners: If you are seeking an automotive repair professional to service your vehicle, visit the iATN Repair Shop Finder.

Open Help Requests for Ford
Help Request Answers
1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L heater VIN: 1FAFP53U4X
HELP! I replaced the water pump and refilled system with 50/50. Now heater blows cool air. It worked fine before I did this work. I burped the system by running with cap off till thermo. opened, topped off, etc. Disconnect core hoses - core has nice flow throu...
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L No Start VIN: UNKN0WNV1X
This RV is one of those that has a local reputation for being a head ache. it starts just fine if it has been run within a couple hours or if it is above 50 degrees out side. when it gets below 50 degrees it will crank and not fire. to get it to fire you have ...
2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FMZU74E62
hi guys this vehicle came in with 4x4 not working and 4x4 light on dash flashing scan test several codes c1729 p1824 p1867 p1875 p1891 b2105 b2106 p0735 clear all code three codes came back p1824 4x4 clutch relay fail b2105 throttle position ckt b2106 throttle...
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...
2005 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L valve train VIN: 1FTPW12535
Vehichle came in with check engine light and knocking noise. Codes for multipul cylinder misfire. The engine noise is coming from the right bank and all 4 cylinders on that bank are low on power. Checked compression on all cylinders and that was good. I suspec...
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L engine VIN: 1FTPW14516
We have this 5.4 with what sounds to be a lifter noise. The noise is definately valve terrain as it is at half the engine rpm. We have replaced both cam phasers and timing chain tensioners and the noise is still present. Has anyone had lifter problems with the...
1988 Lincoln Mark VII LSC 5.0L a/c VIN: 1LNBM93E5J
hi :guys. This car came in with a/c problem , didn`t have all the fanction working. Find bad connectors to climate control swicth. Find two very good used connector and replace the old ones.working nice and good . After three weeks came back with doing noting ...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
Fix/Summary Answers
2000 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L Hesitation, no power VIN: 3FAFP3139Y
I pulled the transmission and found the center of the flexplate had broken out, shifted about 20 degrees, and then wedged itself against the outer piece of the flexplate. This is the first broken flexplate that I have seen that DID NOT make any noise. Not on...
2001 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L abs,master cylinder VIN: 1FMYU60E81
several people thought that it could be a loose wheel bearing causing speed sensor fault.wheel bearings were adjusted right,I also took the abs fuse out to make sure the abs wasnt causing the low pedal.problem still happened with abs disabled.what I found was ...
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTSW31F11
it took me a long time to post this fix, just because i wanted to make shure truck would not be back, and for what it seems car is still runnning strong, David from Texas had the right advise, i drove the truck for 2 days straight i put about 400 miles, after ...
2004 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L Low Brake Pedal VIN: 1FMCU94154
I'll have to close this request with nothing to report. The customer called and said she will have to wait to reschedule. I have some useful information and have kept the emails from all the techs that responded. If we do get this vehicle back in and reapir i...
2004 Ford Focus SE 2.3L ABS Light VIN: 1FAFP34234
Hello to all. Thank you to all who took the time to reply. I'm gonna call this one fixed (for now) These are known to have issues with the IPC, I also searched some Ford forums and found that many have had success cleaning the cluster circuit board with alcoho...
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Turbo VIN: 1FTWW31P96
Thanks to everyone who replied. For those who said exhaust leak at rear y-pipe you were correct. I had replaced the pipe when I replaced the turbo & somehow it didn't seal properly. I disconnected everything & started over from turbo to manifolds & problem ...
2008 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L Engine
Customer has decided to hold off on further inspection and tear down.
1999 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Stops Running VIN: 1MEFM53S0X
I want to thank everyone for there replies on this problem that I'm having with my wifes car. Since this is a intermittent problem I have had my wife drive my truck so I can get this fixed for her. What do you know? It won't act up for me! Everywhere I go I ma...
Prev (Also Available: All, Asian, Chrysler, European, Ford, GM.) Next