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1990 Ford Thunderbird Super Coupe 3.8L Flywheel VIN: 1FAPP64R6L
I am really just looking for a spec of some nature that will allow me to determine what thickness of flyweel shim should be installed. While he was replacing the slave, he also had the flywheel surfaced and a new clutch. I would rather install the shim now tha...
1994 Ford E-250 Econoline XL 4.9L Unknown VIN: 1FTFE24YXR
We acquired this one from a trans shop, it is a no shift.default is third gear. Pcm does not command a shift. anyway, I forget what voltage I should see on the signal return wire for tps, map, trans range sensor etc with respect to engine or battery ground. Th...
1994 Ford Taurus SHO 3.2L Camshaft Synchronizer VIN: 1FALP54P0R
I have looked everywhere I can think of. I am trying to locate a camshaft synchronizer for this vehicle because the old one is leaking oil. It is virtually impossible to locate. Does anyone know where I might be able to buy one or have this one re-built? I hav...
2001 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L No Start, VIN: 1FAFP45X41
Ok ford guys what I have here is a 01 gt with a 4.6l 4 valve engine swap done. vehicle ran fine for some time after the swap and started missing then "fixed itself" and back and fourth then got bad. Several dealers have looked at it and seems like everything h...
2002 Ford Focus ZTW 2.0L timing belt idler VIN: 1FAFP36342
There are 2 timing kits available, one for 2 idlers and one for 1 idler pulley. Can I put a single idler pulley kit on a dual idler pulley car? It seems that all the singles have the place for the 2nd pulley, just ford did not put it in. The singles also seem ...
2002 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA50462
3-19-12 Check engine light on - Codes P0503-Vehicle speed sensor; P0460-Fuel level sensor; P0174-System too lean - Bank 2. Customer had filled up van and let sit for a couple of days, then drove, then check engine light came on. All speed sensors working fine,... Trouble codes: P0460 (Fuel level sensor A Circut)
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTPX14524
Ford Techs, This is a weird one. If I clear the code I can power brake this truck all day long without a problem but as soon as I accelerate to 15-17 MPH it bucks and the wrench on the dash come on with code P1106 setting at that point, if I power brake the tr... Trouble codes: P1106 (Reduced power)
2005 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, No Power VIN: 1FDAF56Y45
Thanks in advance. Ok here it goes, apparently the oil pump went bad. The other shop replaced the pump and left cylinder head (driver side). They also replaced the timing chains too. When we got the truck, it would hardly run, no power and miss firing on cylin...
2008 Ford Edge SE 3.5L low speed driveability VIN: 2FMDK36C08
Hello, the customer says this 2008 Edge SE has a clunk or bump sound/feel when slowing to a stop. I cant reproduce this problem, but the customer is insistent that there is a problem. Dealer did reprogram TSB 08-26-13, but customer says its no better. I cant r...
2008 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Radio VIN: 1FAHP35N98
Powers and grounds are good at Radio(Audio Control Module/ACM) and at Front Control Interface Module (FCIM). Two data wires at FCIM read 2.5 volts with occasional positive spikes on one and occasional negative spikes on the other. There are NO spikes when "On/...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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2005 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L Lt Rear VIN: 1FMDU73W25
This vehicle is fixed. The first 2 new OE sensors sent by the dealer would not train. The part number was rechecked and we found a difference in the last letters. The old sensor ended with BA, while the 2 newer sensors ended in BB even though the box they came...
2007 Ford Edge SEL 3.5L Mechanical VIN: 2FMDK38C77
Sorry guys. I called the dealer and they said the transmission was under warranty so I referred the customer to them. I was apprehensive about tearing into this transmission anyway, so I'm glad it turned out the way it did. Thanks for your suggestions
1997 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L transmission/over drive VIN: 1MELM50UXV
Hello,Thanks for all the help the car is fixed.The range switch was the the problem. the ecm was telling the car that it was in over drive in park.And drive in over drive.So the range switch fixed it.Thanks for all the help.
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