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1997 Ford F-150 4.2L No Start VIN: 1FTDF1722V
We have a 97 f-150 4x2 with a 4.2l engine. It wont start when cold. Have once gotten it started with 2+2 down the throttle body ,but lately cant get to start at all. Fuel pressure is 40 psi. We have spark and have changed spark plugs and fuel filter. Had proce...
1999 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Reverse VIN: 1FMDU32EXX
Wife backed up n heard a loud noise as she described n reverse was gone.I had just drove car n was ok.fluid is good n nothin layin at bottom o pan.had similar issue w a earlier ford n band popped offa pin saddle All forward gears r all there n shifting ok
2000 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FAFP42X7Y
One for you FOMOCO guys. Got this 2000 Mustang GT 4.6 that is a no start. When I got to it the crank sensor and pcm had been replaced. Right away I noticed on the scan data that the rpm signal would go away after a couple of seconds of cranking. Identifix has ...
2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L start stall VIN: 1FTZF17241
I have a intermiten with no code start stall will start for just a few second then stalls,this happen intermitenly customer had it towed in could not get it to stop stallling replace fuel filter tested fuel pressure did a wiggle test does anyone have a ideai
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Mechanical VIN: 1FTNW21F91
Hey all you diesel guys. We installed a short block that was rebuilt by a local machine shop no we cant get it to start. The motor only turns at like 80 rpm while cranking. I have 0 icp. the ipr is at 65%) i did fill the oil reservoir up to about an inch below...
2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.6L #3 Spark Plug VIN: 1FMZU74W12
My 4.6 ltr engine blew out the #3 spark plug. It was repaired with a repair sleeve. Now every 300 miles the ground electrode melts off & i don't know why??? my friend that did it has done several & has never had this happen. The sleeve is steel & the head is a...
1999 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Driving Performance VIN: 1MEFM50U7X
Hello, fellow techs. I Thank you all for your help in advance. This vehicle is a head scratcher, as the customer complaints cannot be reproduced in the shop, no matter what I try. This vehicle's electrical system intermittently, and apparently for no reason, c...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5148W
Sorry this took a while, but the car was gone for a while. I got it back yesterday, pulled the synchronizer out of the car put power and ground to it, hooked the scope up to the signal wire and spun the shaft, it gave me a good signal. I reinstalled it put the... Trouble codes: P0340 (cam signal fault).
2000 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L Cooling System VIN: 1FTZR15XDY
Thank you to everyone that helped me fix this truck. After tring every thing to get rid of any air pockets. I got two head gaskets and found you deffintly can be on the wrong side. I also saw a part number on the lower left corner of the headgasket that can be...
2003 Ford Windstar Limited 3.8L 1-2 VIN: 2FMDA58483
we went ahead and pulled the trans and found that coolant had been mixing with trans fluid, it had eaten groves into the valve body transfer plates and some of the clutch material had delamitated from the metal backing on the forward clutchs and o/d band. weir...
2006 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Well, after all the working and checking and reflashing the PCM, we returned it to the customer last week and I have been waiting for the call that it is still acting up, much to my surprise I havent had any calls. the flashing of the PCM has done the most goo... Trouble codes: P0316.
2007 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWW31P97
put air into sensor hole at rt vaslve cover. removed left valve cover because i herd air coming from it. found split o ring on ft tube. replaced both l.h. tubes. still had air leak. removed injectors and re sealed. still heard air . i think i was doing the tes...
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