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1999 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Eng VIN: 2FMDA5244X
Truck will start & run a sqeak noise at front of eng .remove drive belt no help.the noise will come in the truck will die have a code for crank sensor .do i need a new dist drive ?
1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Starting VIN: 2FTRX17W8X
HELLO EVERYONE, I need your help on this truck really bad,customer towed vehicle for no start condition(wont turn over).I checked the battery and terminals and found ok ..I checked the fuses and found 15 amp starter has blown,replaced it and starter now crank...
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FTSW31F2Y
this vehicle has a constant misfire or loping on cyl. 3, cold or warm, it never goes away. ive tried everything i can think of to diagnose or remedy the problem besides pulling the head. all 8 injectors have recently been replaced with Jasper reman units. if t... Trouble codes: P0269 (cylinder 3 contribution or balace malfunction)
2000 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Forward and reverse engagement VIN: 1FMZU73X3Y
My Dad brought his Explorer to me informing me it had stopped pulling in any gear after it was fully warmed up. I verified complaint of no engagement/slipping after about 10 miles of driving. It began as a flare from 2nd to 3rd, 3rd to 4th, and 4th to 5th. The...
2000 Ford F-150 Lightning 5.4L Misfire VIN: 2FTZF0731Y
I will try to make a long story short. This 2000 Lightning is making me crazy. But I don't discard a obvious or easy solution... Car had a heads job at a Ford dealer. But dealers are not used to this car/engine model because it is a imported car from USA a...
2002 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L shocks VIN: 1FMFU18L82
Hi Group The customer droped off his Expedition with air suspension on all 4 corners. He also brougth 4 new shocks, which I should replace, but while reading in all data, it sais deflate the suspension wit scan tool!! I have a otc pegisys and a Bosch VCI trio...
2003 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRW07L83
Came in for a mil light on. Code P0401 stored. Had no KOER codes. I have made sure everything is clean in the way of passages. Tried a factory DPFE and apply sol. It has 20 inches of vac. at sol. but will only apply 2 inches of vacume to egr valve during KOE... Trouble codes: P0401 (EGR low flow), P1408 (EGR low flow during KOER test)
2005 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L shift interlock wont release VIN: 1FMFU18575
Hey and thanks in advance. i have a 2005 ford expedition that will not come out of park when you hit the brake. the wire that comes too it which is a white wire has no power coming to it. alldata and mitchel are very vauge in the circuit description. im lookin...
2007 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Hvac VIN: 1FMEU73E67
We hear a vacuum leak like a whistling noise on aceleration in drive and not as noticable in park and when you shut the engine off sounds like its coming from passenger side floor hvac area. We installed a new vacuum canister by the blower motor and still hear...
2003 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Fuse 2.14 VIN: 1LNHM82W33
Hello folks, I am working on this 2003 Town Car cab, which intermittently blows fuse 2.14 in the dash fuse block. I can never seem to figure out what actually causes this fuse to blow. It seems very intermittent. In my head I figure the clutch coil is drawing ...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1997 Ford E-350 Econoline 6.8L Torque convertor clutch VIN: 1FDLE40S0V
Well. Its fixed. Turns out all was needed was a test drive. I was trying to apply the TCC in the shop by triggering the P/Y wire to ground and looking for a change in RPM. Guess that was an invalid test. I tried all ranges. Turns out going 50 MPH, and touch th...
1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Slighty high idle VIN: 1FTYR10V7X
After everyone said it was a Vac leak. It isn't called the Ford dealer and told them what everyone said and they replied not a leak computer needs a reprogram they seen 2 in the last 6 months either reflash or new PCM fixed both. Thanks only the last post was ... Trouble codes: P1504 (Iac circuit fault).
1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZR15X5X
Thanks again to ALL! As was suggested by many, fuel injectors seemed to be the problem. Was told by customer fuel filter was changed recently ,but decided to check anyway. It was almost completly clogged! Replaced and ran cleaner through and all seems well. Wh...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L monitors VIN: 1FMZU63E02
Thank you for all your response, I think I had a connection problem to pcm, All I did was disconnect pcm to check keep alive and after that thing started to work.
2004 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTYR44E64
Thanks for all the help guys. The customer finally gave me the go ahead to change out the intake gaskets and this ones down the road. Before doing the gaskets I did make sure that the crank pulley with the crank pully bolt removed was good and tight on the c...
2007 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Hesitation VIN: 1FTPW14507
Thanks to all who helped. Because this truck had valve train noise, I started to suspect an oil problem. Because of the fees the state of California charges if you do oil changes ($581), I had the customer take it the Ford dealership for an oil change. Ford re... Trouble codes: P2197 (O2 pegged low).
1995 Mercury Villager GS 3.0L Stall, Misfire VIN: 4M2DV11W4S
thanks for all your help. i was able to procure a scope and found the referance signal erratic, replaced the distributor and the vehicle is fixed.
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