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1995 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L shifts in and out of VIN: 1FDKF37F5S
heyguys and gals shifts in and out of overdrive no codes scan tool shows boo on all the time 8volts out of comp. pin92 sent comp. for testing found bad capisters still same problem help please
1998 Ford Windstar 3.0L 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 2FMZA51U8W
Vehicle towed in with no start condition. Vehicle will start and stall in 2 seconds every time. No codes in system. When stalls, it shuts off the injectors. Power and grounds good to PCM. No aftermarket alarm systems. No flashing theft system. As I understand ...
2003 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L no crank VIN: 2FMZA514X3
This is a strange one. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Vehicle was towed in with a no start,no crank condition. Theft light was flashing slowly with key on. Could not communicate with any module with scanner. Odometer had just lines across and rear wipe...
2003 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L No Start VIN: 2FMZA51423
towed in crank and no start, NO Spark. fuel pressure 38 psi, injector pulse ok, ohmed the crank sensor,cam sensor, coil pack all good, the thieft light comes on KOEO and goes out when cranking, have a KOEO check engine light and goes out when cranking and no c...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14534
When cold, the truck runs good. There is a large crack in the bank 1 exhaust manifold P0171?? The running problem starts after the engine warms up. There was a P0022 code stored, I swapped the VCT solenoids bank to bank, cleared codes, and road tested. The P00... Trouble codes: P0022 (Intake a cmp time over retarded), P0171 (System lean b1), P0340 (Cmp sensor a circuit), P0345 (Cmp sensor circuit b2)
2005 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Temp Gauge VIN: 1FTPF12515
Thanks for you time. This truck is becoming a real pain. It will indicate on the cluster that it is overheating. The temp gauge will peg hot and the "Check Gauges" message will appear on the cluster. When this happens IDS data shows 248 to 260 degreeF. However...
2007 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L Stall VIN: 1FCKE39L77
I hope somebody can help me with this truck, first it comes up as a E-350 super duty but it is a bread truck built by Utilimaster. The customer's complaint is it stalls intermittently, this started probably 6 months ago but only happend once in a while now the... Trouble codes: P2105 (TAC system forced engine shut down), U0300 (Internal control module software incompatibility)
1998 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L compressor VIN: 2MEFM75W7W
We have a 1998 Mercury Grand Marquis that we recently replaced the compressor (poor performance), drier, orifice tube, new seals and flushed out condensor and evaporator. The vehicle left with outlet temps in the mid 40 degree range. It is 100-110f ambient tem...

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1994 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.5L downshift and upshift VIN: 1FDKE30G5R
Thanks to all who replied. I sent the ecm back to the rebuilder and they said nothing was wrong. From what i could find pin 12 on the ecm is the 4 wheel drive signal but the connector had no wire there so i installed one. The wire has a 12 volt on it with key ...
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L universal joint VIN: 1FTRX45654
ok thanks all! i did the gary thing and put my air hammer to it and it fell right out.the metal collar kind of got a little beat up though, a little body work on it now its ok. it looks like someone went in there before and changed the ball joints and the sea...
2005 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDXX47P25
Tore down the engine. Customer decided to do head gaskets also. The branch tube was cracked. Replaced branch tube. Installed head studs and new head gaskets. Runs good again. What a design. Thanks for all of your replys. I needed a little support going into a ...
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Low Boost VIN: 1FTWW31P26
This truck isn't as much fixed as the issue has been resolved. First I appreciate all the replies. Many covered the basics which can never be over looked. I know my post was quite long and many missed the follow up stating the fuel pump was change with no c... Trouble codes: P0401 (EGR system insufficient flow detected).
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