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2000 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Gear engagement, downshift VIN: 2FMDA5241Y
Hi guys, I need help with this minivan. I have no experience with transmissions nor do any repairs beyond basic fluid replacement and/or external components (VSS, OSS, TSS, DTRS). A friend asked me for help because he is planning to buy this minivan for ver...
2000 Ford Escort LX 2.0L code p0750
hello all,i am in need o help.i have a 2000 escot with a f4eat transmission. i rebuilt tranny after the speed sensor was stuck in tranny case.it worked fine before all the work.after rebuild it has no second or fourth gear.has code p0750.replaced all solenoids...
2001 Ford F-150 XLT 4.2L Engine VIN: 1FTZX17211
Hello fellow Techs, I am missing something, but not sure where to go now. I have coolant appearing after cooldown in #1 cylinder. The engine had never overheated that I would suspect head gaskets. It had all the symptoms of the classic intake gasket failure. T...
2003 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on
The engine had a very rough idle especially after you put it in drive. We installed the lower and upper intake gaskets we started it up and it still had a rough idle. We saw the passenger side front catalytic converter red hot. We replaced it. After we did the... Trouble codes: P0171
2005 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L A/C compressor & fan clutch VIN: 1FDXE45P55
This is an Ambulance with front and rear air which has recently started having issues with the A/C. When you first start it up it takes approximately 5 minutes of running before the compressor clutch will engage. When it does engage the High side pressure will...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Hesitation VIN: 1FTSX21565
bad hesitation, bogs down after 25% throttle.then gradually picks up speed.fuelLvllnp never goes over 40%. hesitation is is not near as bad when cold.
2010 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMEU6DE7A
here is list of test, both front o2 sensors are out to releave exhaust,compression all plugs removed 210 psi all cylinders,fuel pressure 55-60 psi,fuel sample gas is good,cranking on scan tool 200 225 crank rpm,no dtc in any controller,PATS system is operating...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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2005 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Fuel Gauge VIN: 1FMDU73E45
OK everyone, After looking closely at the wiring diagrams and following this circuit all the way back to the battery we found the issue. After passing one of the main 60 amp fuses it then goes to something they call a "battery saver relay", which is on the b...
2008 Ford Fusion SE 2.3L abs module VIN: 3FAHP07Z68
I know anyone with experience has done this. It is embarrassing, but after taking the module connector off and checking grounds first(I was sure this must be the problem). I did a voltage drop test, and found nothing wrong???Well that leaves power or communica...
2009 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Brake Lights VIN: 1FTPX14V99
Thanks for the input guys! I did check inputs at BCM, boo etc. could turn lights on and off with BCM. Then I couldn't get the lights to act up again. Did check vin with Ford, not under recall. Sent customer home. That night they came on again, customer s...
2012 Ford Explorer Limited 3.5L battery VIN: 1FMHK7F81C
Thanks to all of you who told me about the voltage drop method of finding parasitic draw. I knew about the method, but have just never used it before, it works very well. The actual draw that I had was 210ma not 240ma, but either way I found a 1.4VDC drop on t...
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