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1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Alternator VIN: 1FMDU34X8R
New battery old one was cooked by over charge. Replaced alternator with numerous NEW NAPA Alternators all tested good off vehicle. When hooked up on vehicle output is between 15 and 17.4 volts never higher than 17.4v. I have inspected all wires to and from alt...
1998 Ford Mustang 3.8L od light flashing VIN: 1FAFP4048W
i did a transmission flush.its still the same.i have no codes.if i shut the engine of the light does not flash when i started back up at idler,when i start moving again it starts flashing,also all the gears are shifting fine even the overdrive works,but when o...
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. ...
2002 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP34342
hi all,i am in need of some help with moms car.the car will be driving fine then all of a sudden the "powertrain warning lamp"will come on and the car will stall.she will put it in nuteral,recrank the car and it will restart and be fine"for a while".i scanned ...
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L broken part VIN: 1FTSW31P34
The crank sensor has broken off in the block, this one is broken off inside the motor, we got all of the sensor shell except for what sticks through the inside of the block (there is a gap between the reluctor and the block, what is left of the sensor shell is...
2007 Ford Focus S 2.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FAHP37N37
Hey guys, got a focus giving me some problems here. It originally came in with a no start condition after driving through water (don't know how deep it was)-no power was getting to the fuel pump. I had powers and grounds at the driver module under the back sea... Trouble codes: P0191

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1994 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP52U6R
Hi all.Thanks for all the response-tried everything suggested and then some.nothing seemed to help.The problem seemed to be in wiring harness-tried wiggle tests,cut back harness in a couple places-found nothing.Came to conclusion that harness is bad somewhere....
2000 Ford Excursion XLT 7.3L speed sensor VIN: 1FMSU41F9Y
Thanks for all the replies.I ended up finding the output shaft and turbin shaft signal wires at the connecter on inner fenderwell rubbed through and touching each other
2002 Ford Focus SE 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP34P02
well i feel a bit sheepish. I work at a small facility with only 2 lifts and one lift is inop right now. So all the while this car has been sitting outside in parking lot while I have been trying to figure out why it won't start. Finally got it in today and... Trouble codes: P0442 (Evaporative emissions control system small leak detected), P1246 (Alternator load input failed).
2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSE34L14
I finally found it! The fix was the hose going from the replacement fuel pump to the PPRV valve had split. The split was because the replacement pump hose diameter is 5/16 and the PPRV valve is 3/8. When you stretch a 5/16 hos3 to 3/8 the cords inside must ... Trouble codes: P0172, P2196, P2198, P0190, P0175.
2007 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.8L cel intermitent VIN: 1FDXE45S17
Thanks for the replies got some good help unfortunately soon after I posted this it was taken out of my hands and sent to the dealership so I was not able to try any of them. Scott suggested to watch pressure gauge for fluctuations for possible epc solenoid fa...
2008 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Elec Fan Clutch VIN: 1FTPW12V38
Gentlemen Thanks to all who replied it of course was a bad fan clutch of course the customer is bucks up but frugal and elected to trade the truck in rather than fix it Thanx Again Dave [...]
2002 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Transmission VIN: 1MEFM50UX2
All concerned wanted a replacement pcm installed. After installing and programming replacement I ran a check on all modules. These was no communication with the abs module. No codes listed, module failed ids communication test. This problem was present the fir...
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