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1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTEX14N1S
hello techs, have a 95 f-150 with all injectors pulse rapidly key on engine off. it has digital signal down spout wire.if distributor is unplug signal stops with ign. module unpluged signal stays there. all this happens with key on engine off. distributor was ...
2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L transmission VIN: 1FAFP4045Y
grinds while in gear (mostly in reverse) sounds like shift grind.
2002 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L No Start
Cranks,No start,no spark.Maybe PCM? No codes in PATS system.See related repair history.Owner neglected bat light on occasionly,when on it was charging too much.
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Cam Phasers VIN: 1FTPW14506
Vehicle came in with a rattle in front cover, we've replaced several timing chain, tensioners, phasers, on different 5.4 3v engines in the past. It seemed like a cut and dry repair. Within 100 miles, the truck is back, and it was running poorly with po22/po305...
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L engine VIN: 1FTPW14526
Vehicle has a P0345 & P0349 / rough idle / stalls / runs great other than idle. same codes come back almost immediately when cleared
2008 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Fuel VIN: 1FMEU73E98
Hey guys, Got an Explorer that on 2 occasions has kicked up a P2131, Tp/App sensor sw.F circuit range/ performance code.The guy always wants his car back in 1 hr. so don't have any real time to work with it. He also has no symptoms. No loss of power heitation ...
2008 Ford Taurus SEL 3.5L Fuel Gauge VIN: 1FAHP24W58
I have an 08 Taurus with a fuel gauge problem. It has the saddle type tank. The gauge will read correctly when you start up then it will go towards full. So I don't myself or anyone else, it currently has about 1/4 tank of fuel. When I start it up it reads 1/4...
2009 Ford Escape XLT 2.5L Cuts out VIN: 1FMCU03739
Hi this new customer has brought this truck to me because occasionaly it will stall when parking or even when just idling in park. It did it to me it felt like it was running out of gas i cranked it over and it started but died right away.I went to get a fuel ...
2000 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L engine hesitation VIN: 4M2ZU86P4Y
my mountaineer 5.0 has hesitation only after vehicle is warm. no codes present. Happens mostly on acceleration. Have not changed fuel pump pressure is ok while at idle. It's only under a load when i get this problem.

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1986 Ford F-250 XL 6.9L Starting VIN: 2FDKF3816G
Well after reading all your great advice, all the truck needed was to be plugged in prior to attempting to start it. I was getting smoke which meant I had fuel. I saw no visible fuel leaks. The batteries are in good shape. Had it plugged in over the weeken...
2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1FTYR14V1Y
Sorry for the delay to close the posting. This vehicle was very frustrating. After posting we continued testing, checked coolant temp. and found scanner reading consistent with actual temp. of coolant. We checked the I.A.T. sensor and found the resistance o...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTNF21L23
Gene and Bill hit it on the head.Leak at PVC hose where connects to thoddle body.after blocking vent on IAC,smoked again found leak.truck is running good at this time.Thanks to all for directions to go to chase down conncers.greatly appreate.
2007 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L fan clutch VIN: 1FTSW21PX7
Thanks guys!! I have used aftermarket clutches with success in the past. This one also seems to be working ok now. Im not real sure what fixed it though. Im thinking that the reason that the clutch was still acting up after i cleaned the radiator was because ...
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.4L Charging VIN: 1FTSW21R98
To the Guys that answeared my request, that service Fleet Vehicles. Thanx for sharing your past experiances with re-man parts. I purchased a new Alternator from Motorcraft and Truck is fixed. As it turns out, FOMOCO lists a re-man unit, yet one can't buy it, w...
1999 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L hard start once warm VIN: 1MEFM58U0X
It appears the vehicle fuel pump is intermittent. The owner does not want to fix at this time. Thanks for all of the information and suggestions.
2008 Mercury Mariner Premier 3.0L Wrench light comes on VIN: 4M2CU97138
Good Morning!!! We couldn't determine if the transfer case module was bad, or our scan tools couldn't communicate with it. So we sent it to the Dealer. Local Ford dealer didn't seem to want to deal with it, so we sent them to another dealer with better custom...
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