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1987 Ford E-350 Econoline Custom 7.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FDKE30L1H
Looking for wiring info on this motorhome. A tech removed the top end and started to put it back together and got so frustrated with the vacuum and wiring he quit. We've almost got it figured out. Two wires are illuding us. The choke wire is wht/blk. According...
1997 Ford F-250 Lariat 7.3L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTHX26F8V
Hey guys, I'm not a diesel tech at all, just trying to help out my sons English teacher. The complaint is that intermitantly this truck will stall when coming to a stop. Will immediately restart, but may, or may not, stall again while sitting at a red light. ...
1999 Ford Escort SE 2.0L internal engine VIN: 1FAFP13P3X
This car has a chirping noise similar to a serpentine belt or pulley. We pulled off the serp belt and the noise is still there. Using a stethoscope the noise is loud on the number three intake runner, on top of the valve cover and its really loud when we take ...
2002 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Speedometer/Transmission VIN: 1FMFU18L72
***THIS IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY TO HOPEFULLY HELP OTHERS OUT THERE FACING THIS SAME PROBLEM*** This vehicle had irregular transmission shifts, erratic speedometer operation and actually stalled one time. The customer had complained of a crank/no start at one ...
2004 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on
removed ecu and ck sensor return cut wire at pin 62 and got 5.11 volts ran new wire evap test again with scanner and no change still 4.33volts anybody know the correct volts at static on this line thank in advance paulg Trouble codes: P0451
2006 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L abs light on VIN: 1FMYU93116
This is the second ford today that came in with abs light on after customer took it though the car wash. Hooked up scanner and on comm with abs but can get into engine and trans. Check for the power and grounds but don't know what should be done next any help ...
2004 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L Transfer case VIN: 4M2DU86W84
Checked and determined 4 wheel drive is activated all the time and the wheels are binding up in the front end. Removed the front differential cover, fluid and gears, ok Checked ABS sensor activation, ok Checked transfer case fluid, dark but, ok Checked wheel s...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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2001 Ford F-150 King Ranch 4.6L 3-4 shift VIN: 1FTRW08W11
thanks for the replies. from what you guys were saying i felt like it was internal trans. timing issue from the release of the forward clutch to the od band apply. however before going with a different trans. unit i did go through and replace battery terminals...
2005 Ford Freestar SEL 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA52255
I have waited to close this as I did want to make certain that the vehicle would not come back. I changed the cam synchronizer and set it up by getting #1 on compression stroke [the old fashion way spark plug out feel the piston at the top]. There are no marki... Trouble codes: P0340, P1336.
2008 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Hi Pressure VIN: 1FAHP35N28
Thanks for the response, turned out it was unusually cold here in LA, lower Alabama, yesterday, we didn't compensate and were overcharging. Thanks again, Roll Tide!
1996 Lincoln Continental Anniversary 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNLM97V9T
timing was off, no compression on that bank. now has compression and runs fine. was off 1 tooth. thanks for the replies
2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L Cuts out VIN: 1LNHM87A9Y
I have recieved a bad part CHTS from what I am gathering it really through me off thew car is coming back at earliest convienence for time being i installed a resistor in harness customer needed to have vehicle back. Trouble codes: P1299.
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