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1989 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L No Start
This convertable was brought in for the fuel pump does not run. After I asked,I was told that it has been elswhere to be fixed, it has had 4 computers,fuel pump,ecc main relay, fuel pump relay, and a new battery thrown at it! They want me to hook up my scanner...
1992 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FACP52U1N
When car is cold (overnite)and when started you have to warm it up completely before you can drive it. otherwise it will fall on its face also has no power and if it stalls you will have to let it sit for a good half hour before you can start it again. problem...
1992 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FMDU34X9N
allright all you ford techs, here goes have this explore that came in pouring fuel out exhaust and blowing smoke. first checked fuel injector pulse and only right bank has pulse. left bank is constantly powered up. checked from ECA and no power coming out of E...
1994 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FDEE14H8R
This vehicle has got me stumped. this is my bosses van. he just bought it used. we did tune up,ignition coil, pickup coil.veh. stumbles at idle and when giving it gas to go up hills. have ohm tested injectors,fuel pressure checked found no vacuum leaks. all go...
2000 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L trans range VIN: 1FAFP55SXY
This car came in for an evaporator core. After completion and 5 miles into the road test the trans light lit and started blinking. P0705 and P1702 came up on the scanner. The scanner would monitor the gear position for P/N, REV, AND 1ST MANUAL. iT WOULD NOT SH...
2001 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L O/D light flashing VIN: 2FAFP74W51
Before I condemn the Computer am I missing anything else, replaced the EPC Solenoid and tested wiring for an open or a short. Also have power at the plug to transmission(#4) and cavity 6 (at transimission) to cavity 81 (PCM) and about .4 ohms restitance. If I ...
2003 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L Drive VIN: 2FMDA56403
came in last night, 2nd gear and reverse only. driving, 2nd gear only works when 2nd is selected, and it seems to skip and slip. reverse is line pressure listed in pids by red brick.trans range sensor indicates correctly as do turbine speed and output sp...
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L No Start, No communication VIN: 1FTNW21P44
Vehicle towed in for intermittently will die, then will crank but not start. Vehicle started for us, ran a short while then died as pulling into shop. Lost communication w/ PCM & FICM when died (still have communication w/ GEM, ABS, Airbag modules). At that po...
2006 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Engine VIN: 1FMYU031X6
This is je'taun from sts car care. Vehicle came in a no start. Customer states he has been regularly driving vehicle and then, a no start condition. Got vehicle started but it ran horrible. Then a no spark condition. Fuel pressure is within specs. Checked timi...
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSW21P76
the truck started wright up and was running out side for about two hrs and we test drove the truck for about 20mile it was running good and had good oil pressures when we are comming to a stop the truck die and would not start up at all the truck had over 996l...
2007 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEU65867
Freeze frame data showed 3650 psi fuel pressure. I figure it must be an electrical problem somewhere. Trouble codes: P0191 (Fuel rail pressure sensor out of range)
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.4L Excessive Emissions, fuel in oil
This vehicle is one of our enforcement units. Current mileage is 74063 with 7496 hours. This unit has a recent history of high fuel content as determined by oil analysis (over 20%) with only 200-300 hours on the oil. This issue appeared at about 70812 m/6985H....
2011 Ford E-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L Safety VIN: 1FBSS3BL9B
hey all, I'm working on this van in which the customer complaint is the back up alarm has stopped functioning. Im attempting to locate the module with is called a PAM parking assist control module. The info in Alldata isnt correct. does anyone know the locatat...

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1994 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FTCR10A0R
Customer did not want to spend the money to do further diagnostics. Sorry!
1997 Ford Mustang 3.8L Stall VIN: 1FALP4044V
I'm closing this, with thanks to all who replied. I found out after the car left yesterday, we'd not gotten the complete iformation about the actual concern. It seems that the dying as they come to a stop is not the issue, it's now the car is getting hot enoug...
2002 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L No Start VIN: 1FAHP60AX2
Fuel pump job done with ease. Pump assembly accessed through hatch BEHIND passenger seat. A Ford pump module assm. was recommended, but due to time & money the customer opted to do pump only, which was very simple to replace in the fuel module. IATN is a great...
2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L steering pump VIN: 1FAFP55253
Thanks to the many many replies, a lot of you suggested belt tensioner pulley, along with new serp belt. Although I had replace the belt, I again replace the belt along with the tensioner and no more noise and customer is happy. Thank again to you all.
2008 Ford Taurus X Limited 3.5L compressor VIN: 1FMDK06W48
Thanks for all the help. What we found when the customer brought the vehicle back was that it would work great with all pressures in the normal range but then the high side would go to 375 and cut the compressor off. Pulled the lines off at expansion valve to ...
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