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1992 Ford Ranger Custom 2.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTCR10A2N
The ignition systems on these trucks have been discussed at length in previous posts, but I couldn't find one with exactly my problem. Over the past year this truck has had an intermittant "no start". Usually first thing in the morning,no spark,truck sits for ...
1998 Ford F-250 XLT 5.4L Red Brake Light VIN: 2FTPX28L0W
Hello all, we have here an F250 that failed safety inspection for no brake warning light self check. we have went in and checked bulb operation and it's good, we grounded wire coming from parking brake pedal, no warning light operation. jumped fluid level sens...
2000 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L needs bearings VIN: 1FAFP42XXY
I got 2 spider gears out,need help to take spring clip out,Alldata don't show it.S shaped clip that holds C clips in place.Got 2 spider gears out,and need to know how to get S clip out,doing wheel bearing job.
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Hesitation, Stall, No Power VIN: 1FTSW31P33
Ok, I'm having trouble with a 6.0 powerstroke. First of all it came in with a programmer installed that I did not know about. No codes and no power. After some research I installed a new turbo. My mistake a complete misdiagnoses. I later found out that it had ... Trouble codes: P0292
2005 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLT 4.0L Surge, Poor Fuel Economy
Hi fellow tech's At 3.000 rpm in park its like it hits rev limiter also driving at 3.000rpm surges . check short trim at idle got 1.1 to -1.1 both banks at 3.000rpm short trim goes to -12 on bank 1 ans -16 on bank 2 O2 sensors read rich/lean at idle and lean o...
1994 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6L ABS blowing 10 amp fuse VIN: 1MELM62W8R
Well guy's I could use a helping hand here. I have been retired for a few years now so I have not been in the loop as much as I should be. I have this 1994 Couger XR7 with the ABS light on. I tried to run a scan with my Snap-On scanner and it would not run. I ...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1992 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L rear brakes VIN: IFMYU22EOR
good morning to all,this one is fixed or at least i should say the brakes,i will never get everything fixed on this beat up truck! it was a blocked rear ABS modulator causing no rear brakes and over heating the fronts,once i replaced the modulator, i had no ...
1993 Ford Thunderbird LX 3.8L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FAPP6245P
Well the customer read online that it could be the TPS, so he wanted it replaced. We did and of coarse it didn't fix it. It is acting up so infrequently, and never in the bay, that I am going to have to let it go for now. When it gets worse he will bring i...
2000 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L air bag VIN: 2FMDA5244Y
well customer took vehicle she didnt whant to wait any longer and i couldnt get the steering wheel off with out beating it off with a hamer i think what happend is the worm gear striped thats why it wouldnt come off
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L poor acceleration VIN: 1FTWW33P83
Sure appreciate all the input I received regarding this vehicle. Ultimately the customer decided not to put any money toward this project. I can definitely say that the problem is related to an oiling issue. The truck ran great for about 30 minutes after an oi...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Unknown VIN: 1FTPX14594
Good Morning! it is good to be back to work. I lost everything in the fire of November 20th 09. And was burned badly across my head, face, back and left arm. My new tool chest or Thanksgiving 08 had a chain wrapped around it and was picked up and set i...
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 5.4L spark plug removal VIN: 1FTNF21576
Thanks to all that offered help with their advice. Decided to replace all the plugs, 7 out of 8 broke but got them out with lisle tool 65600. Replaced plugs in another truck last week, this time warming up engine first. Did one plug at a time, running engin...
2007 Ford Expedition Limited 5.4L tpm VIN: 1FMFU18567
went with A reply from another post and tryed the ford tool, worked first try,TPMS-19($35.00)from ford.still dont know why our tool wouldnt work on this system? but we'll be ready next time.
2000 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Electrical VIN: 1LNHM86S6Y
Most all replies were related to the draw problem, which as I stated at the opening of the request, was already identified as the GEM module. Readers should take more time to thouroughly read the help requests before submitting replies. This would enable mor...
2001 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Driver Seat VIN: 1LNHM82W01
Well after a lot of frustration, I took the car to the local ford dealer, the ford mechanic was also a little frustrated. He changed the seat track because of an apparent short in one of the seat motors and a problem still existed. Mechanic stated that the s...
2006 Mercury Mountaineer Luxury 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: 4M2EU48896
I had done a running compression waveform on this truck with and without the exuast connected and seeing what i saw it looked almost like a valve wasnt opening eventhough they were thats what threw me off. After reattaching the cats and checking backpressure ...
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