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|1992 Ford Probe 2.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 1ZVPT20C8N
It came to the shop on the tow truck. Ichecked pressure spark everithinf seeme d to be ok ,but still no start, to make it start i have toi mov e the distributor, but i sounds retarded, to keepi it running i have to advanced, everithing is good, but to make it ...
|1994 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.8L Cuts out
Hello fellow techs, Customer just purchased this van with a few problems. brought in for transmission repairs as it was slamming into reverse, check engine light was on and running poorly. original owner claimed ignition distributor was replaced but needed t...
|2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1FMDU73W72
Cruising at freeway speeds above 60mph vehicle will start what feels just like a missfire. No codes will set. Plugs and coils did not correct problem. Vehicle has to be fully warmed up for problem to occur. Problem will not happen at low speeds. Fuel pressure ...
|2003 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L gauges sweep VIN: 1FMYU03123
This escape is Rough. Has bad mounts and misfires. but customers main concern is Gauges intermediately does full gauge sweep. sometimes when you hit a bump, sometimes when you turn and pretty regular when you accelerate hard. tried wiggling and tapping on abou...
|2005 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAHP60A65
This car looses injector pulse on 4 of the injectors intermittenly.I have checked for wiring problems,replaced the tps&pcm.Any help will be appreciated.Bill Trouble codes: P2107
|2007 Ford Focus SES 2.0L Direct Clutch & Band VIN: 1FAHP36N47
This vehicle only has 41000 miles on it. Boss is in a hurry to get it out as it belongs to the local Judge's wife. Tore down and found Direct clutch fried as well as Intermediate Band. Pistons all still soft and pliable. Servo piston still soft and pliable. Ha...
Fixes & Summaries for Ford
|1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L All gears VIN: 1FMZU34E4W
Thanks to all, those who diagnosed as transfer case win the round. Sorry for the delay the customer took a while to get funds available to fix and confirm!
|2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Hestitation VIN: 1FTPX14565
Hello, Thanks to all for the input. I have tried to use all the suggestions that you gave me. So far I have had no luck. The customer has decided to take the truck to Ford. Thanks again
|2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTSW20P35
I did clean the e.g.r. to no avail. WE reprogrammed the ficm, pcm, tcm, and the symptom changed, now it dosen't seem to stall anymore but when you shut it off it's got a very long crank. Monitoring it with the scanner I see the desired icp at 600lbs and the ac...
|2006 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L several engine wire connectors VIN: 1FMEU63E26
One thing that we often neglect to do is throughly interview the customer. He called and said "by the way, the truck is on it's fourth radiator and had been overheated many times". So the wiring has been through several very intense heat cycles, thus all the f...
|2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTWF31586
WELL THANKS EVERYONE FOR YOUR HELP. I TOOK ALL OF YOUR KNOLEDGE AND IT HELPED ME REALIZE WHAT I BELEIVE TO BE A BROKEN VALVE SPRING,OR ROCKER. I DID FIND THAT BY UNPLUGING THE #8 INJECTOR, WHILE WHATCHING MODE $06 DATA THAT THE PCM WAS ACCURATE WITH THE #8 CYL... Trouble codes: P0308 (8 misfire).
|2008 Ford Taurus SEL 3.5L Pats VIN: 1FAHP24W38
Thanks to everyone who replied. The problem turned out to be a defective replacement instrument cluster. For some reason it just wouldn't take key programming, so after hours of self doubt it is finally fixed.