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1996 Ford Ranger Splash 3.0L Electronic VIN: 1FTCR10UXT
Replaced tranny with a used one. Worked great for 5 weeks. Now it will shift into 2nd gear fine will go into drive then when going to overdrive it will kick in then out. Sometimes will shift back to 2nd. Hot or cold doesn't affect it. Any help will be great th...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Engine ?? VIN: 1FTNX21F8X
Hello fellow diesel tech new to this diesel ownership this is my own personal vehicle and i am throwing in the towel this vehicle has been to two different ford garages with no results last one thought it was the injector rattle. The best way to describe this ...
1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L noise VIN: 1FTZR15X3X
Humming noise from idle air control motor at idle and sometimes on acceleration. Disconnecting IAC motor eliminates the noise. Removing the vent cover also helps but doesn't totally eliminate the noise.
2000 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L compressor clutch VIN: 1FAFP56S7Y
Hello. I am having a problem with this 2000 taurus d.o.h.c. ac system, ac pressures are perfect and system works fine until engine warms up and you put it in gear then the ac clutch starts to kick in and out, the pressures change little because it cycles on an...
2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FAFP53U32
The customer had the car towed to me and the problem was that any acelleration and the engine cuts off, also the battery light is on and is not charging, but if i disconnect the reg. plug it tries to charge but sometimes kills the engine. I also found that the...
2006 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L cruise controll VIN: 2FAFP72W36
DEAR FRIENDS, I have one crown victoria, came with no start concern, we found wiring fully short and burn, we replace full engine wiring and dashboard wiring, brake switch, now vehicle starting fine, during test drive we noticed cruise controll not working, c...

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1990 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L temp gauge VIN: 1FTDF15N4L
I didn't realise that it had a sending unit also. Replace temp sending unit and it started working right. Thanks guys.
1995 Ford Mustang 3.8L 3 gear VIN: 1FALP4049S
Well after a shaky start with the 3 speed 4 speed thing, got it all sorted out. I finally talked the customer into taking it back to were it was rebuilt along with some of the suggestions from here. I Don't know if its fixed yet but asked him to report back to...
2002 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Compressor/high pressure line VIN: 1FTRE14272
Well guys this van is fixed, first of all the reason to do this job was that the compressor clutch was bad with that noice mentioned earlier, any way according to alldata showed that this van has expation valve right by the evaporator so I went ahead and took ...
2003 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L Rear Blower Motor VIN: 2FMZA53403
Many good replies about checking the wiring and module in the rear of the vehicle. I haven't had the car back but will update this when the fix is complete. Thanks to all that provided help. Wiggie
2006 Ford Focus ZX4 2.0L brake booster VIN: 1FAFP34NX6
Several of you were correct about the push rod. Had to adjust the push rod to fix it. Was not easy to do. I could not find any spec on rod adjustment. Just took a guess and shortened it a couple turns. Must have been loctited in. Was not meant to be adjusted a...
2008 Ford Fusion SEL 3.0L No Start VIN: 3FAHP08198
Finlay got it fixed. After talking to Pete at M.E.A. ( ) He had mention that the electric throttle motor circuit wave form is incorrect when connected . I got to looking at it the wave form [[...]] and the top two are the et...
2006 Lincoln Navigator Ultimate 5.4L Suspension VIN: 5LMFU28506
I was able to jump the sil to remove the air sid not need scan tool
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