× Auto Repair Pros Member Benefits TechHelp Knowledge Base Forums Resources My iATN Marketplace Chat Pricing About Us Join Industry Sponsors Video Members Only Repair Shops Auto Pro Careers Auto Pro Reviews
Join Now
International Automotive Technicians Network
Prev Professional Automotive Repair Technical Discussions for February 7, 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
1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMPU18L1W
The vehicle came in with a "Check Engine" light on. Old friends of the Bosses'. This code was a, "Lean B1S1". The boss talks the person into buying plugs and boots and we'll install them. No other complaints at this time,(Very Important Later). The following M... Trouble codes: P0131 (HO2S Sensor circuit out of range low voltage B1S1), P0151 (HO2S Sensor circuit out of range low voltage B2S1), P1131 (Lack of HO2S B1S1 switch sensor indicates lean), P1151 (Lack of HO2S B2S1 switch sensor indicates lean)
2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L trans VIN: 1FTRX18L1Y
Ok ford trans guys this truck runs good in p/n but in drive or rev it is lean but if you disconnect the yellow wire at the trans connector (rt rear of trans)it runs good,so I traced it to the electronic pressure control solenoid. So I replaced it and still hav...
2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP55213
customers complaint is hard to start at times. fuel pressure and spark are ok. no theft light activity.( its ok performs like it should) no codes. its loosing ground to fuel injectors at times.have performed pin-out testing w 104 pin breakout out box. vref is ...
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L Injector VIN: 1FTNF20P64
No power and get codes p0270 and p0279. Took injectors out of first engine and installed the easier one (Cylinder #4). Now will not start. EOEO codes are still the same as before replacing injector. Help and thanks in advance.
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Unknown VIN: 1FTPX04506
This truck came into our shop because the customer thought he had a trans problem. Testing resulted in no codes in trans or motor. The truck seems to have a violent misfire under load after lockup at low rpm (40 - 50 mph). Can cause a slight misfire or what ev...
2006 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Charging VIN: 1FTYR14D06
When we start vehicle battery comes on then goes off.then it flashes and goes off then flashs and off never stops repeating over and over.
2008 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3L left turn signal VIN: 1FMCU49H88
One for you FOMOCO guys. Got this 08' Escape Hybrid that the left front turn signal is inoperative. Shop working on it called me in because I have the IDS system and they wanted me to program the new GEM/SJB they were installing to fix this problem. After prog...
1996 Mercury Villager GS 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 4M2DV11W6T
This van was towed into our shop as it just died on the hwy. When the customer was driving. We were able to get it to start for a bit and check the codes as noted. The o2 is not showing any activity at all. Have never had on of these cross bread ones here befo... Trouble codes: P0325 (Knock sensor), P0171 (O2 bank 1 sensor 2), P0731 (Trans 1st gear)

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
Fix/Summary Answers
1991 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FMDU34X4M
Thanks to all for your help. This problem is fixed. There were 20 total responses with many giving the same or similar advice. Some made mention of a bad MAF, which was my first reaction. After trying a different one, however, we ruled that out since it was a ... Trouble codes: 14 (PIP circuit failure continuous memory), 22 (MAP or BARO sensor out of range continuous memory).
1999 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L unknown VIN: 1FTZF1729X
Ok this one is fixed. Thanks for all the great replies, most went right for the balancer, I know these are problems but not this one. Chris from ohio and Harry from texas were right it was a leaking intake gasket. I didn't notice it at first because it wa...
2001 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FDAF56F61
i sent the injectors out to be tested and disconnected and cleaned all the fuel lines and replaced the rubber seal at the fuel filter housing inlet. my fuel injection guy says i have air getting into the fuel some place and i need to chase this down... still ...
2001 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Lifter noise? VIN: 1FTYR14D71
The truck is repaired and the winner is Fred from New Jersey. I never would have believed it if I had not seen it myself, but the IMRC was stuck on. It made a noise so solid, I thought for sure it was metal on metal. But it was plastic on plastic. Try pull...
2003 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L security VIN: 2FTPF17Z33
OK guys here is the deal we finally found that the data buss line was being pulled down this was keeping us from accessing security data... we unplugged all the modules and tried again with each module. Then we learned that the CNG did not work on this vehicle...
2004 Ford F650 7.2L Engine elect VIN: 3FRWF65234
Sorry to say found nothing with vehicle, has been back in service for about a week and a half, with no problems. Thanks for advice also posted on heavy duty/fleet forum. I am sure all powers and grounds are good also inspected engine harness for p shorts, also...
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L fuel gauge VIN: 1FTPW14536
thanks too all that replied i replaced the fuel pump assembly with new and all is well.the fuel sending unit was bad.now gauge works. thank again james
1996 Lincoln Town Car Anniversary 4.6L Unknown VIN: 1LNLM82W4T
No one replied with experience on correct voltages, this isnít one of the models that commonly has bad doors but we pulled the dash assembly and rechecked the door. Door seemed to be working at full sweep, which is about 60 degrees on the lever. Since everythi...
Prev (Also Available: All, Asian, Chrysler, European, Ford, GM.) Next