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1990 Ford Ranger S 2.9L Unknown VIN: 1FTCR10T1L
Help Ford Techs! We replaced the clutch in this truck per customer request- he suspected he had a failing throw out bearing because you could hear a growl type noise with the clutch DEPRESSED. We found throw out bearing and clutch worn- replaced it- the noise ...
1994 Ford Bronco Eddie Bauer 5.8L No Start VIN: 1FMEU15HXR
Help need to pull up something from the memory banks. This bronco won't start unless you pull the coil wire from the dist. cap and let the spark jump about an inch. It will then run unless you snap the wire back on the cap, then it dies till you pull the wire ...
1996 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 4.6L Stall VIN: 1FALP47V6T
Car shuts off after about 45 seconds. Turn key and the thing starts back up. We installed a pressure gauge on the fuel rail and witnessed the fuel pressure drop off just before the shut off. As soon as the engine stops the fuel pressure jumps back up. We are g... Trouble codes: P0412 (testing and results)
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNX21P74
Hello fellow techs, have this 6 uh-oh that won't start. Have no rpm signal. Has new IPR, Crankshaft sensor, and camshaft sensors. Wires are good from both sensors to PCM. What kind of voltage do we need at cam and crank sensors, Alldata is really sketchy on th... Trouble codes: P0646 (Turbo Boost), P0231 (Fuel Pump Secondary), P0677 (Glow Plug)
2004 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMZU63K34
Attn: FORD TECHNICIANS this car has me stumped. Car came in a few weeks ago for no start condition when outside temp is below 20 degrees. car had been to another shop and they had replaced fuel rail pressure sensor, coolant temp sensor, fuel regulator. I found...
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L engine vacuum VIN: 1FTPX14555
Hello Techs. I have had several Ford F-150's from 04-06 with the 5.4 three valve come in lately with the complaint of a whistle noise under light throttle when cruising at highway speeds. It sounds like a vacuum leak and is throttle sensative as to where the n...
2007 Ford Freestyle SEL 3.0L whole car VIN: 1FMDK02177
this car exhibits a high frequency vibration under very light acceleration from stops & at cruise speeds. im suspecting a motor mount issue but am not sure. we don't really see any excess movement in the mounts when power braking. if it is a mount i cant tell ...
2007 Ford Focus S 2.0L Air bag light on VIN: 1FAHP37N97
Guys we Normally do not work with air bag issues. Codes B2234 showed up. Looked at previous repairs and found clock spring to be a problem, changed clock spring and reset codes. Air bag light came on immediately with codes B1934 and B2234. Please help if you h...
2010 Ford E-250 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTNS2EW9A
This Ford van has codes P2196 and P2198 indicating stuck rich. (Also had a pending code P0140 and evap codes P1450 and P144A) Van will sometimes lope at idle and occasionally stall. Van also sometimes has a long crank to start, but not very long, just noticeab...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1994 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FTCR10A6R
Hi Group, Sorry to close this request so late, first of all as I mentioned, this problem occur only when it is very cold outside and now we are hitting the -20 Celsius. The right time to confirm the fix. Some of you mentioned to check the basics first, yes i...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Hpop VIN: 1FTNX21F11
Well i am going to call this truck fixed. After closer examination, the orfice that I found in the front cover could only have came from the HPOP because of the size of the disc. I also did not find any cracks in the front cover, so I replaced the HPOP with ...
2006 Ford Fusion SEL 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP08186
Clifford nailed it. This one gave us such a fit because we refused to believe we didn't get the timing correct. After scoping the CKP and both CMP sensors at the same time was I able to determine the mechanical time was off. The CMP sensors did not superimpo... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cmp sensor a circuit).
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