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1988 Ford Ranger S 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FTCR10A9J
Looking for some help! This 88' Ford Ranger was towed into us with a broken timing belt. We changed it but have not been able to start it. The old timing belt was broken but did not look worn or aged. We seem to have good fuel pressure and spark and the timing...
1993 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTCR10A0P
have this 1993 ford ranger 2.3.fuel pump continues to run after key is turned on for about 2 mins then will start.if turn key on and try to start will start but run real rought and stall out.check eng light will stay on but not store any codes.if you let it ru...
1994 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.9L engine VIN: 1FTEE14Y2R
Customer states the vehicle cut off while driving and would not restart. No spark and no injector pulse condition was verified. ICM tested good. PCM tested good. I replaced the hall effect sensor in the distributor because the PIP waveform was good but ranged...
1994 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FTCR10A1R
94 ranger 8 spark plug 4 cylinder engine. came in a no start hot only. let it run til warm, and when shut off it wont restart until it reaches WOT and no other way. you can go anywhere from idle on the tps to almost WOT and vehicle will not start, just cranks....
1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L turns over no start VIN: 1FMRU17L2W
customer went into a store and when he came out car would not start.theft light blinks fast for 60 seconds and then blinks slowly. there is power to the data link but there is no communication with the computer.have tried various resets that were found on iden...
2000 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 2FAFP73W7Y
Vehicle activates speed limiter function at approx 45 mph, otherwise runs excellent. Speedo reads correctly. Recently replaced vehicle speed sensor (VSS). With scanner hook up, VSS disconnected I monitor PID's for vehicle speed and output shaft speed sensor (O... Trouble codes: P1270
2001 Ford Excursion XLT 6.8L Vehicle Speed Sensors VIN: 1FMNU40S31
vehicle came into the shop and kept stalling out after trying to drive it into the bay. I looked at the vehicle speed sensor on the computer and when I was in drive and my foot on the brake the vehicle was having erratic readings. when I tried to drive it the ...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L temperature VIN: 1FMDU63W02
Cooling not where being normal on this. A/C compressor, accumulator, condenser, orifice tube and rear expansion valve has been replaced twice now. The screen to the rear unit has been replaced once. orifice tube 3 times. screen and orifice tubes are looking cl...
2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53235
The vehicle is comanding 55 to 60 psi of Fuel Pressure at idle (normal should be between 28 to 35 psi) while the Long Term Fuel Trims are -25% on both banks (at idle and steady cruise). The Mass Air Flow Sensor, Oxygen Sensors and Temp Sensors have all been te... Trouble codes: P0174 (System Rich)
2012 Lincoln MKX 3.7L climate controled seat VIN: 2LMDJ8JKXC
Passager seat got wet dual climate controled seat module was replace along with seat harness , module was programmed with build as settings, i can make both seat motors run with the scanner but not with touch screen,I have no communications with heated steerin...
2003 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L Noise VIN: 4M2ZU86KX3
This truck has a popping/cracking noise on hard turn to the right going forward then backward. But it will only do it one time you have to reverse direction then it will make the noise. We have been over this thing with a fine tooth comb and still can't seem t...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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2008 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3L rock hard pedal VIN: 1FMCU59H08
The Ford Escape Hybrid has gotta be one of the hardest cars for brake bleeding. Was finally able to bleed the brakes using CTA7015 pressure bleeder set to about 40PSI. Hardest part for me was keeping the cap on master cylinder from leaking while under pressu...
2011 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMCU0EG8B
i have waited for awhile to see if customer called with light back on. we had tested every thing once again and all had checked good. we looked at freeze frame and found that code was set going at highway speed, decided to try a purge valve, even though purge ... Trouble codes: P0455.
2004 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5LMFU28R34
Thanks to everyone that replied.In the end it was a leaky 4 wheel drive solenoid.Smoke testing didn't show it because of the one way check valves in the lines(there are at least three).I found the problem by teeing in a vacuum gauge and unplugging ports until ... Trouble codes: P0174 (Lean bank 2).
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