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1987 Ford F800 7.0L Backfire VIN: 1FDPF82K0H
Truck will backfire on decel,very loud. adjusted timing,it had exhaust leak at right manifold, repaired leak, backfire still present just not as often. Any thoughts??
1997 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 6.8L long crank time VIN: 1FBJS31S1V
when cold van cranks for about 10sec before turing over and it is and interminitant situation where most times when it is cold it turns over. when veichle has long crank time and finally starts there is a white smoke out of exhaust. i have done a fuel pressure...
1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L timing chain help VIN: 1FMDU34E2V
The timing chain installation r&r engine. is there any easier way? tricks??
2000 Ford Excursion XLT 7.3L speed sensor VIN: 1FMSU41F9Y
here ford guys have a 2000 excursion 7.3 wathed on scanner output shaft speed reading very erratic jumping around 0 RPM to up to 17000 RPM replaced sensor have same problem.unplugged sensor,drove,but sensor still reads but not with erratic reading. look more l...
2002 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L rear HVAC controls VIN: 2FMZA524X2
This Winstar van with front and rear a/c & heat. If you control the rear unit from the front controls it works perfectly. When we switch it to rear passenger control it defaults to heat coming from the bottom and blower speed max. No passenger control at all. ...
2003 Ford Focus ZX5 2.0L Stall
hello all. not sure what this cars problem is but owner says it just dies i did a tune up cleaned the maf sensor car ran great in test drive till owner took it home call to say it died at the turn in to her drive way will have this back at 8am friday. Help ple...
2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L torque converter VIN: 1FTPW12524
Hello iatn members, I got my boss truck that initially the drive shaft center bracket (support on the middle) broke off, it was replaced and know when you drive it, it gives code p1744 tcc system.my knowledge its limited when it comes to transmission.I can see...
2005 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP31N65
was stalling but seems to be better after egr install, sometimes the idle is a little flucuating but not bad most of the time. long trim 25 at idle but looks good off idle down around 5 or below Trouble codes: P0171
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWW33P06
Thanks in advance to all you 6.0 guys. This truck will not start, has no codes. I know its a high pressure oil problem. When cranking & watching ICP on Snap-on Solus scanner, ICP is only reaching about 360-370 psi. I know I need to air check the system but I a...
1965 Lincoln Continental 7.0L Power window Relay VIN: 5Y82N43705
I have the wiring diagrams for this vehicle but no parts locations. Does anyone know where the power window main relay is located? I've looked in the trunk and right kick panel but no luck yet. Thanks Paul
2002 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Transmission VIN: 1MEFM50UX2
Transmission rebuilder claims poor shift quality result of bad pcm. Shop that sublet trans work replaced pcm. I programmed pcm to vehicle. Still shifted poorly, no change, rebuilder claims I am not programming pcm correctly. The door states "R" final drive, wh...

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1996 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Transmission/ Map sensor VIN: 1FTHX26F6T
I think the issues is fixed. With intermittent as this was i replaced cam sensor, due to that the computer can only read trans slip between cam and rear diff sensor. It is cheaper then trans rebuild. The truck has been gone a week so i will keep fingers cross...
1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Converter, O.D. VIN: 1FMZU34E1W
After checking the valve body gaskets and cleaning the valve body and not finding any problems and checking the pressures and they checked within specs. I pulled the trans. and replaced the converter. After this I still had the same problem. Not sure where to ...
2003 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L rediness monitors VIN: 2FMZA51483
we replaced the pcm and reflashed just like the original and all monitors work now.i dont know what was wrong with the old pcm but all works now and went thru emissions fine
2002 Lincoln LS 3.9L Stall VIN: 1LNHM87A62
checked all things and found no problem. customer took car and will bring back when it starts to do it more often
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