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1998 Ford Ranger Splash 3.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 1FTYR11U4W
This is my dad's truck, So I am stuck with this problem... It regularly stumbles while cranking/starting, and has a hard time starting. Sometimes hot, sometimes cold. It is pretty clear it is flooding out. This has a returnless fuel system. There is a "pulse d...
2002 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14U62
Good morning all. Here I am begging for an education once again. Ford and I do NOT get along and I'm beginning to think it's personal! So here goes, I have this Ford Ranger that the fuel trims are way off. LTFT Bank 1&2 are both @ -30.5%. STFT Bank 1&2 are at... Trouble codes: P0172 (Bank 1 Rich), P0175 (Bank 2 Rich)
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L transmission VIN: 1FMZU73E92
hi i have a 2002 explorer 4x4 that i just bought. the car drives fine but it shifts late at times and the trans oil is leaking from the vent hose i thought it was my pump seal so i changed that, i had drained the torque converter and transmission and put nine ...
2003 Ford Focus SE 2.3L battery VIN: 1FAFP34Z13
need ford dealer guys experience here. I've been playing with this focus for over a month on and off. The complaint is that the battery will be dead overnight. Of coarse when its in the shop it doesn't do it. We have replaced the battery and cleaned every grou...
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNW21P14
Thanks in advance to all 6.0 techs who may be able to help. vehicle came in for stalling after running (normally) for a short period of time issue. checked all voltages ,and pressures. determined that injector voltage was dropping to 38 volts, and engine woul...
2005 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FMCU93125
This vehicle was towed in because the middle rear ignition coil caught on fire and burned the bottom of the plenum. I replaced all of the coils and spark plugs with motorcraft parts. I repaired two of the coil connectors that were burned. I sent out the ecm to...
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L front hubs VIN: 1FTPW14576
this vehicle when switching from 2h to 4 h it clunks and ratchets unless you stop and once it is engages its ok, we replaced both wheel bearings and the IWE twice and no different
2007 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L Instruments VIN: 1FTRW12W37
Truck came in with the complaint of gauges intermittently quitting. We diagnosed it as a bad IPC. Before changing out the old IPC I downloaded the information to the IDS, or I thought I did. I put in the LKQ recycled IPC. The gauges work fine but the mileage...
2010 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Surge VIN: 1FTFW1EV7A
2We replaced B1S2 oxygen sensor. Cleared codes and code 2096 came back after short drive test. Monitoring both post cat 02 sensors, B1 sensor reads .65 - .72 and B2 sensor reads .42 - .48 at idle. Not sure where to turn next. Appreciate any help you can provid... Trouble codes: P2096 (Post Catalyst FT system too lean Bank 1)
2001 Mercury Villager Sport 3.3L Stall VIN: 4M2ZV12T01
Hi, to all the tech. Out there. This minivan came in due to stalling , check fuel filter ,i can say %75 cluged up. Installed the new one, test drive really good . Delivered to customer, about an hour later she called and informed us that van stalled again. We ... Trouble codes: P0325, P0335 (Crank sensor falier)

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2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L shakes VIN: 1FAFP4445Y
the amount of information was unreal but the owner has spent all his available funds customizing the car instaed of repairing the car properly and time will tell what tyhe fix will be
2001 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FAFP34P31
Well this was a mess - couldn't get to the bottom of it working for a cheap used car dealer that wants everything fixed yesterday for free so I only checked a few more of the possible help given such as pulling belt off to disable alternator and checking timin...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTNX21L71
Unfortunately the customer took the truck and is going to replace the engine with a salvage yard one himself. My gut instinct was the timing chain had probably jumped but will never know for sure. Thanks to all that replied!
2003 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FAHP55433
Alright,sorry its been so long getting back.we had some parts problems.I replaced pcv valve and hose,we then smoked enginge found no leaks.Fuel trims always looked good.Decided to try computer.Had ecm sent in pre programed to vin.Someone screwed up and program...
2003 Ford Focus SE 2.3L Suspension VIN: 1FAFP34Z93
Many thanks to all who replied and the fix was the ubiquitous worn, saggy right engine mount which allowed the engine to occasionaly "thump" the frame when driving and produce the customer complaint/noise. I replaced all three drivetrain mounts and the vehicle...
2004 Ford F-150 Heritage XLT 4.2L Speedometer VIN: 2FTRF17214
thanks for the help. the customer never returned to get repairs
2004 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU031X4
Thanks for the replies. Like I said, the PID graph looked an O2 sensor, then it would fix itself. IDFix guy did some looking before he called, found a Ford Secret Service Message, that I can't find anywhere, that if you have P0451, 452,453, unplug the Power St... Trouble codes: P0453 (Fuel tank pressure sensor performance).
2005 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Trans Not Engaging VIN: 1FMZU62E55
Thanks to all whom replied, I pulled trans again, replaced torque convertor, press relief valve, resealed pump and changed o-ring on internal pump gear, reinstalled trans on friday, this is now tuesday, with no dreaded phone call from customer, thanks for the ...
2007 Ford Focus SES 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, lack of power VIN: 1FAFP34N27
We found some bad connections in the engine harness at the main plug near the t-stat cleaned them have not had any problems since. Thanks for all the help.
1999 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Heater VIN: 2MEFM75W0X
I replaced the blend door motor while I had the dash removed and so far it is still working good. Thank you to the professionals that read the whole request and respond with good advice.
2001 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L dome light VIN: 2MEFM74W81
have to close with out fix did not get car back thanks for the advice
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