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1987 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L No Start VIN: 1F1EF15Y8H
This customer came in a couple of weeks ago complaining of a no start. He had also mentioned that the vehicle had caught fire and died. I did not see any evidence of a fire but from what he was telling me it was in the area of the cat. The truck cranks fine, a...
1998 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L lights VIN: 2FAFP71W6W
Customer came in with a intermittent no headlight, all lights flickering concern. Checked all fuses- good. Checked wiring to the headlights-good. Verified concern after 2 days. There was a buzzing/clicking from under the dash when the lights starting flickerin...
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 Focus SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire
thanks for helping this 2.0 focus dohc the customer broke water pipe at the front of the radiator they fixed it them sellves then said that the car is cutting out and called me, said it would some times stall before the pipe broke,it is backfiring threw the in...
2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Stall VIN: 1FAFP53U03
Customer complains & I've verified intermittant stalling condition. Vehicle immediately starts back up on first attempt. The one time it stalled with me I was idling at a stoplight and it gave me no warning. Multiple checks of fuel pressure & volume are normal...
2004 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L No Start VIN: 1FAHP60A44
Car came in with intermittent no start, cranks good. No codes present. Found no rpm present while cranking on scanner, also no tach movement on the dash while cranking. Fuel pressure is good. No spark and no injector pulse. Replace crank sensor. Still no start...
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)
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L oil VIN: 1FTWW33P04
Hello all, i'm in dire need of HELP!! This is my own truck,im supposed to be leaving town in a few hours.Anyways, 04 superduty 6.0. If yoy shut the truck off when warmed up it will not restart.If you let it sit for an hour or so maybe less,it will fire right u...
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNW20P94
The problem is present only when you drive under heavy load for more than 30 minutes. No other symptom while you drive it, no matter how long you drive, engine runs great no power issues. The no start prob is present only If you turn engine off when hot and tr... Trouble codes: P2290 (ICP too low)
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNW21P14
When this truck first came in the complaint was no start when hot. Customer drove truck to shop and would not restart after he shut it down. I hooked up IDS and icp pressure would not go above 400 psi. WE let truck sit for a couple of hours and it fired right ...
2007 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Limited 4.0L Reverse VIN: 1FMEU33K07
Hello and THANKS in advance for looking at this request!!! This vehicle came in with customer complaint of a delayed harsh reverse engagement. I connected snapon verdict and checked for codes. There where NO codes in transmission or engine pcm. I took vehicle...
2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.4L Clutch pedal VIN: 1FTWF31R28
Hey folks have a funny one,The clutch peddel will stay on the floor on a higher rpm shift (Approx 3000).You can pick up the pedal with your toe and the clutch will work just fine untill you hammer on it again.We have already replace the clutch slave and master...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
Fix/Summary Answers
1990 Ford Thunderbird Super Coupe 3.8L Flywheel VIN: 1FAPP64R6L
Thanks for all the replies techs! I had no way of knowing what was taken off the flywheel as it was cut 6 months ago by a machine shop that did not stamp the thickness removed and they have no way of remembering. The only two thickness available were .025 and ...
1994 Ford E-250 Econoline XL 4.9L Unknown VIN: 1FTFE24YXR
signal return wire, not signal wire, wow guys, read the post.
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L door ajar VIN: 1FTSW31SXX
door switch mode reverse/install new switch thank you !!!
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Hesitation VIN: 1FTWW33P93
All the replies I received were excellent and well though out. Thank You. Injectors did fix this truck, at least 95% percent better. After repeated test drives, I'll call this a fix, I found a TINY crack in the Y pipe to the turbo, customer wants to recover... Trouble codes: P132.
2007 Ford Fusion SEL 3.0L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 3FAHP02107
thanks, to all who replied ,we done practialy every test everyone mentioned didn,t change anything we sent the pcm to standard ign fo test, didn,t know anything else to do,will try to keep everone up dated thanks, Trouble codes: P2198.
2008 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L lacks power on accel VIN: 1FMFU16568
After consulting with a good friend at a local Ford Dealership, we determined that we needed the Ford Factory scan tool to initialize or recalibrate the YAW module we had replaced. Until that occurs, the YAW module keeps the system in a reduced power mode. Ini...
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