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1989 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L fuel pumps VIN: 1FTEF14N0K
this truck is eating in-tank fuel pumps.has 2 tanks and both pumps are going bad.rail pump is functioning properly.have replaced both in tank pumps 3times in the last 4 months.all voltages are correct when testing.all grounds seem to be fine.have replaced pump...
1994 Ford Aerostar XLT Sport 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy
Very poor idle, poor gas mileage, seems to have most of its power off idle.No codes new plugs,wires,cap,rotor,fuel filter.Have ran redline thru fuel system sea foam etc.Put on a new MAF and did nothing.Its my personal vehicle to make it so bad.I did pull off t...
1995 Ford Aerostar 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Pinging
Hi, this van failed for nox 850ppm (550 max) and ping under load and going up hill. Doesn't have a EGR system or a distributor. Maf looks new and clean. When the spout is disconnected the ping goes away and nox down to 250ppm. Didn't get a chance to check timi...
2001 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Surge VIN: 1FAFP34P11
Customer complaint, once at highway speeds the throttle seemed to get stuck. When braking the car revs and customer had to really jump on the pedal to make it stop. Also complained that when coming to a stop the car still wanted to move forward. Customer says ...
2001 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FMRU16W61
need some direction with this one, came from used car lot, some change all coils and spark mplugs, we found # 6 cyl has misfiring, unplug coil no engine change, pull injector conector no change, we did compression test, leak down test, fuel pressure 45 - 60 lb...
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Converter? VIN: 1FTPX14545
Normal operating temp around town trans shifts fine motor runs fine. On highway at cruise speeds occasionally overdrive will feel like a motor skip. While towing trailer with load you will feel a engine skip or convertor jump in and out of o/d. While at cruise...
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTVX12526
Please take a look at scope patterns in wave forms paul [...] f150 trying to tell if cam phasers are retarded or advanced or if chain has jumped Trouble codes: P0305 (p0022-), P0022 (p0300-), P0300 (p0012-), P0012 (p0175-), P0175
2011 Ford Flex SEL 3.5L Interior VIN: 2FMGK5CCXB
hi ford techs,this came from a body shop.center display,hvac controls,radio inop.fan is stuck on med,and radio plays but static.have codes;u0255,u0256.can't communicate with acm,fcim.when i run the ford tests for these codes i get replace modules.i tested powe...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1992 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L random starts VIN: 1FTDF15Y5N
Thanks to everyone who replied. The fix was the pickup coil after inspecting with the ditributor out i found one of the wires broke free of the pickup. when i pulled on the wires it snaped from inside so it was never replaced as thoughtput on new pickup reinst...
1996 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Battery VIN: 1FTHX26F2T
Vehicle has been fixed. This diesel truck has 2 batteries and one of the batteries ended up being defective. The parasitic drain test was performed with each battery while having the other disconnected. During this specific test procedure the drain was pinpoin...
1998 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L fuel pump, spark, noid spark VIN: 2FAFP73W5W
after checking the relays, interia switch etc, i replaced the ecm and pats module because after repalcing the ecm i had spark and power at the fuel pump but it wouldnt take to being flashed cause the pats module was bad.
1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L 2-3 shift VIN: 1FAFP53S3X
Hello again techs, The car is fixed and I'm a little embarrassed about it. Thanks everbody for your input. I learned something about Taurus tranny interchangability. This afternoon I put the car up on the rack to see what it said on the bottom of the tranny...
2008 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L engine VIN: 1FMFU16518
well this one is fixed removed number one coil and there was carbon build up all around the plug and coil boot went to remove plug and it was loose pulled plug with no problem. electrode was gone put a new plug and coil in and ran great. ticking is gone thanks...
2004 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1MEFM55524
To answer questions I have checked compression and fine. All drivers are lighting noid lights and firing coils. All I can pertain is that computer not firing at then proper time I check cam and crank sinc and they are perfect.I have shearched complete wire har... Trouble codes: P0351, P0352, P0354.
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