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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FMZU32E4W
this truck came in on a hook with a no start.checked fireing no fire checked fuses replaced crank pos. still no change.took it to the ford dealer thay repro the comp&keys it cranked up and ran thay said for a few min then cut off but cranked back up thay wante...
1999 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L gem VIN: 1FMZU35P9X
ok has codes B1834 & B1352 hard codes come right back after clear. Problem, key on seat belt on lights on or off all doors cloused, the chime will sound after about 45 seconds,it will sound 5 times then be off for approx 45 seconds, all pids ook good no proble...
2000 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.4L Vacuum VIN: 1FBSS31L3Y
The van came in for "not cooling" I found that it's blowing out the defrost all the time. I traced to problem to the vacuum line from the resevior to the controls. Seems somehow either the line just fell off, or the cansiter/resevior is broken. Is there any "q...
2000 Ford Excursion Limited 6.8L New PATS key VIN: 1FMNU43S2Y
Customer has only one key for the vehicle. Ordered a new key from local Ford dealer. When the new key is cycled in the ignition code B1600 is logged. Checked and removed extra aftermarket security device, no remote start. Original key continues to work. Securi...
2003 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Drl VIN: 1FMYU93133
Customer returned after module replacement with complaint of headlights[drl] not turning off with key. Basic testing with identifix pointed to headlamp switch.Multi function switch came in and customer returned vehicle. after idling for an hour I still couldn'...
2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Surge VIN: 1FAHP56S43
I have a cutomer complaint of surging idle. I found AC compressor was short cycling due to low freon. Customer took vehicle and returned 10 min later saying it was doing the same thing. I inspected the vehicle while the cutomer was there and she explained it w...
2003 Ford Explorer Sport XLS 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FMZU70E03
Hi and thanks for looking I have an Explorer Sport that is becomming a problem. The vehicle stalls under acceleration but it only does this in forward gear put it in reverse and it will smoke the tires. The Theft light comes on and it's like shutting off the k...
2005 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Starting VIN: 1FDWE35P95
crank/no start, with code P0611 i repalced FICM from no injector pulse, still same problem FICMMPWR drops to 2.0V any assistace would be great
2005 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Random no-crank condition, theft light flashes VIN: 1FMYU03135
The customer has a random no-start condition where turning the ignition key has no effect (it will not crank). By removing the key -or- waiting -or- lock/unlock -or- waiting the car will start and operate normally. Of course we expect these are random coincide...
2005 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Not Charging VIN: 1FDWE35P35
Vehicle is not putting out over 9 volts at alternator it has been replaced three times and nothing has changed, batterys have been replaced and no difference!!
2004 Lincoln LS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 1LNHM86S84
Vehicle exhibited low idle, driver would need to feather throttle at stop light or around corner or would quit. Would immediately restart. Also exhibited condition with intermittent lack of power at hwy speeds. Would lose power, lift off accelerator power woul...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1995 Ford Aspire 1.3L No Start
Thanks for all your help guys.Checked ground signal at dist. and it was fine.Had signal going into PCM but nothing coming out to injectors.Replaced PCM and runs great.Thanks to all who replied.Sorry for the confusion about the fire and fuel.The fuel pump would...
2002 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L rear HVAC controls VIN: 2FMZA524X2
Well, this Windstar is fixed. The problem ended up being the REM module. Brought the vehicle back into the shop today and the rear HVAC controls had started working all by themselves. After running the system for a few minutes, the rear controls started acting...
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14V06
Thanks guys, we rechecked oil pressure, when warm, idle dipped to about 450 in gear and this brought the pressure to about 20, then the left cam advances 60 degrees,cleaned mass airflow, helped to increase idle speed added lucas to oil upon customers request, ... Trouble codes: P00, 345 (Cam sensor not pick up).
2006 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L Rear brakes VIN: 1FMEU75896
Thanx to all who responded.I started over Thursday morning by clearing DTCs again and, go figure, I could disable the TracAssist with the dash button and road test the vehicle. Then it was easy to see the LF WSS drop out. I am convinced that the original contr...
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