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2002 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L heater blower VIN: 1FTYR10D92
ok help i have an 02 ford ranger ,came in with no blower op. I found a blown fuse at central fuse box in cab the fuse # is 2,2 i replaced the fuse and blower ran fine. Now is when it gets fun i went to alldata and checked to see what all is on that fuse and di...
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 5.4L Engine VIN: 1FTSX21546
I can accellerate from 0 to 80 mph under normal load. At about 65 mph i can tromp on the gas with no loss of power the engine respons with a good surge.if i tromp on the gas at a dead stop at 30 mph or 50 mph,the engine responds with fuel starvation if i ease ...
2008 Ford Expedition EL Limited 5.4L Driver Window VIN: 1FMFK20528
Truck came in with driver window not working. Regulator was all broken but motor working, so replaced regulator with Doorman Part. Window now working good up and down no problems. But then noticed that when I would use the auto function for up it would stop ab...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1987 Ford F-250 Custom 7.5L No Start, No Spark VIN: 1FTHX26L8H
The Red/LT Grn wire, that goes to the ignition switch, had some how come far enough out of the connector to just barely make contact inside the connector. This was just enough to register voltage but not handle it under load. I reseated the wire into the conne...
2000 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L wheel bearing VIN: 3FAFP3135Y
Purchased another OEM bearing and torqued to spcs and all is well. Looks like I just came across a defective one. As always ALL responses were greatly appreciated. Steve
2001 Ford Mustang 3.8L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FAFP404X1
Thanks to all for your timely replies. We did do a chemical combustion test--actually, 3 different times, all negative. After trying the radiator hose on the t-stat-less housing and not seeing any bubbles (did see some "gulps" thinking caused from heat build...
2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L antitheft VIN: 1FTRX18L11
I have checked the wire under the steering column. They are ok. I found a problem under the hood. The owner took out the airbox and replaced it with a cleanable filter. It had rubbed through some insulation on 3 wires and shorted to the filter wire frame. I re...
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Door ajar light, door locks, dome lamps, Key chime VIN: 1FTNX21F82
Got it fixed and out the door. Thanks everyone for the replies, however Dan from TX and Gary from WA got me what I needed, which was the added info on the U1950 code that was in the cluster module (HEC). I then checked the VSM and had no comm. Checked for po...
2005 Ford Freestar S 3.9L Rack and Pinion VIN: 2FTZA546X5
Hi everyone, Turned out to have two issues, first the left stutter mount bearing had blown apart(New York streets) repaired but still would not turn left, drained fluid and still have metal in system. Replaced the Rack and pinion and flushed lines one by one,...
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FTSX21508
Thanks for all the help-engine was in good condition & customer was in no way going to replace the engine. Head replacement was achieved with engine in the vehicle but extra extreme care when installing back on was required as suggested. Runs great & customer ...
2009 Ford Ranger FX4 4.0L Stall VIN: 1FTZR45E79
thanks to all that responed the problem was a bad connection in the power wire between pcm fuse and the pcm at splice s108 in the harness near the pcm ,it would heat up and loose connection the wire splits and feeds pcm at two pins thanks again chris
2012 Ford Transit Connect XL 2.0L All circuits VIN: NM0LS6AN4C
Symptoms are so intermittent that proper diagnostics have been impossible to use. Some of the suggested fixes for this are: Ignition switch Battery cables and connections Fuse and relay panel PCM Customer has been advised of these and other possible repair...
1993 Mercury Cougar XR-7 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1MEPM6243P
Thanks to all who responded and read the entire problem statement. After replacing the passenger side rearward & forward spark plugs again the problem did not return in the last 1500 miles. This engine is either fixed or has quit symptomizing. This car never ...
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