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1990 Ford F-250 Custom 7.3L Surge VIN: 1FTHX26MXL
Hello Diesel techs, this one is intermitant sometime you would be driving along, mostly up a hill, and the engine would rev on its own almost like a trans flare but this one is a manual trans. Asked customer if it felt like clutch sliiping and he does not thin...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L Not Sure VIN: 1FTNF21F31
Identifix says hydraulic unit could be an issue. I have not experienced this before. Hve you? They say to put some fittings together and by pass the unit. Has anyone done this with success. My next step is this or different friction material. Any suggetions wo...
2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 4.6L Pcm VIN: 1FTRX17W42
I've got a question for some of you Ford Techs. The original problem with this vehicle was the security system. P1260 in the pcm. Replaced the module on the ignition switch. That solved that problem, or so we thought. The next day we tried to restart the vehic...
2003 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Vent temperatures
Sorry about the VIN guy's.Wrote it down and left it on the tool cart.This one has me baffled.This has been an ongoing problem for almost a year.One of my techs replaced the compressor due to the clutch rattling and throwing sparks about a year ago.Sitting in t...
2004 Ford Taurus SES 3.0L Extended crank VIN: 1FAFP55U64
Need some help here. This vehicle has an extended crank before starting...fuel pressure is 32 psi within specs of 26-48 psi with no bleed down. There is a tsb 04-13-1 to reprogram the computer using wds release b31.9, this has been done with no improvement. Ne...
2005 Ford Five Hundred Limited 3.0L Brake lights VIN: 1FAHP25185
Customer states that while driving down the road, the brake lights will flash on and off. He did not know if the cyclops brake lamp flashed and he also did not know if the cruise control was affected. I looked on the fix data base and did not see anything that...
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Hestitation VIN: 1FTPX14565
This truck has haunted me for weeks now. It first came in with a valve train noise and lack of power when warm. I replaced the cam phasers and timing chains. the engine quieted up. I then chased and engine miss around. Replaced spark plugs, a few injectors and...
2007 Ford Mustang 4.0L tpm VIN: 1ZVFT84N57
ok this is a good one for the most up to date ford techs. car came to us for simple emissions test and a government safety inspection. it was ok but had a marker light out we changed it its now fine. tire pressure moniter was on upon arrival, they wanted that ...
2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, 6,8 are dead VIN: 1FDWF34R58
I have done all that i can think of also replaced the fuel conditioning pump but this truck has set for 2 years so it may be caused by thats some how fuel is good now tank was drained and fuel replaced with new any help wouold be greatly appreciated Trouble codes: P127A, P0206 (means that the PCM detected a fault in the injector or the wiring to the injector. It monitors the injector and when the injector is activated), P0208 (means that the PCM detected a fault in the injector or the wiring to the injector. It monitors the injector and when the injector is activated)
1998 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L wont fill with fuel VIN: 1LNFM81W1W
98 lincoln town car
2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L Lights VIN: 1LNHM87A8Y
Just need some advice on this Lincoln that came to my shop with no lights at all in the front due to harness damage on lh fender and couple wire rubing trough the body. Recommend the owner to replace the front electronic module but no luck trying to find a new...
1995 Mercury Villager GS 3.0L Stall, Misfire VIN: 4M2DV11W4S
hello, I have a 1995 merc villager that has stalled out 2 times. it wont start right away, there was no spark out of the coil wire... after sitting a bit it starts and runs really ruff and is misfiring. oddly the tach in the dash acts very errratic. and jumps ...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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2001 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L fuel gauge/ VIN: 1FTYR14V71
Thanks for all the help. Replaced fuelpump assembly with another airtex unit, seemed ok and customer hasnt been back. so just a bad unit.
2004 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Battery VIN: 1FMPU16L04
Thanks for all the great and very quick replies. Sure enough, the rear wiper motor on this Expedition is inoperative. I removed the 25A "HOT AT ALL TIMES" fuse for the rear wiper, my pulsing 6.5-7A drain is gone. Great work iATN!
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSW21P55
well this nightmare is over.Thanks to all who replied.but I took your responses went to air checking and replaced;high psi oil pump,irp solenoid,port plugs long and short,changed oil and filter(oe).air checked it again still can hear air leaking.sent to deale...
2005 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FMZU73E35
Sorry for the delay with the fix. I wanted to make sure the "fix" was truly fixed. Thanks to all who responded. This was a weard one for me. I found that I could dup. the problem all most every time by restarting the engine hot and with in 5 to 10 minutes...
2007 Ford Freestar SE 3.9L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2FMZA51657
So this vehciel was part of o fleet and the customer left me an identical freestar to swap parts from one to the other and i was still unable to fix this car. i swapped the pcm (and the key pass), swapped idle air control motor, maf sensor, egr assembly, evap...
2002 Lincoln LS 3.9L Stall VIN: 1LNHM87A52
Well, now I feel stupid. This thing was missing on the 2 coils that I had replaced. Before telling the customer he needed 800 dollars worth of coils, I started swapping them around. Miss did not follow new coils. Scoped coil primaries and found good pattern. W...
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