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1993 Ford Thunderbird Super Coupe 3.8L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAPP64R1P
Car will start at times can not do self test with scan tool,will go into test but will not run test. Check eng. Lamp flashes on off,fuel pump will stay running,cooling fan keeps running with key on or with car running, also other lamps will flash on dash shift...
1997 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FDLE47F3V
Hi truck sat for awhile, we pulled tank, dropped fuel and boiled it out, pulled out filter housing and cleaned out all the junk in it and cleaned small screen beside regulator.new low pressure pump just because. all new hoses and no leaks anywhere. brand new f...
2001 Ford Escort SE 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP13PX1
I have replaced spark plugs with motor craft ,spark plug wires, cylinder #4 fuel injector and coil pack. The car will run good sometimes for 2 days at a time and then most of the time problem will occur after you have been riding it and let it sit for an hour ... Trouble codes: P0304 (cylinder 4 misfire detected)
2003 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, bad spark knock VIN: 1FTRX18L93
Help! This truck has a bad ping / spark knock while driving and it is up to full temperature. Doesn't seem to do it when cold. Has had induction cleaning performed. Cats seem to be ok and operating normal. Truck still has pretty good power , no noticeable loss...
2003 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMFU15L73
this truck come in at around 1pm with the light on scanned codes. performed cylinder balance test no miss found. the truck drives good and no miss is felt nor shows on data pids. i let it cool down and re tested with same results. should i let it sit overnight... Trouble codes: P0316, P0303
2006 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L several engine wire connectors VIN: 1FMEU63E26
This truck came in with wharped heads so I removed them and when I replaced them I started the truck and it ran poorly. I checked for codes and found many among which was an MAF code. I went to disconnect the MAF connector and found all five wires had the insl...
2007 Ford Edge SEL 3.5L Mechanical VIN: 2FMDK38C77
This vehicle is making a strange whinning noise from the transmission that increases in pitch with increased speed. It only does it while accelerating and goes away during coast and decel. The sound is analagous to wheel bearing noise so I'm guessing that mayb...

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2005 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L driveline VIN: 1FMYU93195
Well everyone I have to hope this will be a GOOD day and a great morning to all that helped me, as I am hoping for the same.I want to give an extreme THANK YOU to all that sent me excellent ideas and insight on this vehicle. I have ordered a set of chassis ear...
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDWF34P06
Thanks for all the replies! The fix; replaced the starter. The cranking RPM was 135 during no start and that was too slow. Now its too fast to measure before it starts but sounds to be twice as fast. All who suggested a high pressure oil leak would likely have...
2007 Ford Fusion S 2.3L No Start VIN: 3FAHP06ZX7
This car is repaired and has been out the door for 4 days with no problems. My tech accidently shorted out the PCM by touching a ground to a a/c circuit attempting to test wiring for a A/C compressor not engaging problem. Guys be very careful probing circuit...
2003 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Fuse 2.14 VIN: 1LNHM82W33
A couple of you were dead on. The wiring to the OD switch was in fact rubbed through the insulation on the steering column. We verified the integrity of the wires, wrapped them up, and replaced the fuse. I have not heard a thing since, and the customer was ...
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