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Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 03-16-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By corker
Back up to the zero fuel pressure. First check...

Back up to the zero fuel pressure. First check your fuel pressure gauge on a known good car. If you still have 0 fuel pressure find out why. I have seen a pump wired backwards when only the fuel...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 03-11-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By corker
Check out everything first - ignition, fuel and...

Check out everything first - ignition, fuel and engine mechanicals (compression). I had the same problem with a 2000 Mustang V6. I eliminated all possibilities I could think of and then replaced...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 02-11-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By corker
Replace motor mounts, trans mount, replace RT...

Replace motor mounts, trans mount, replace RT side exhaust manifold if cracked (most are), upper & lower radiator hoses, heater hoses... look over anything that is buried in the back of the engine...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 02-11-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 308
Posted By corker
Here is a good video to watch to learn about how...

Here is a good video to watch to learn about how the fuel pump circuit operates - check it out.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rwve6lXriO4

Corky
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 02-11-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 308
Posted By corker
Yep, you got a few extra wires in the second...

Yep, you got a few extra wires in the second picture. You probably need a wiring diagram for both models and compare side by side. You can figure this out by a diagram.
If you jump around the...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 02-10-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 308
Posted By corker
There are always subtle differences from...

There are always subtle differences from year-to-year and sometimes within the same year. It sounds like you are caught up in one of the changes. Let's take one problem at a time - let's try to get...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 02-10-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 814
Posted By corker
A couple of checks: Check your engine to...

A couple of checks:
Check your engine to chassis ground wire to ensure it is there and make sure it is clean and tight.
Do a voltage drop test on the positive battery cable to the starter...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 01-28-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By corker
I am not familiar with the differences in the '94...

I am not familiar with the differences in the '94 & '01 wiring harnesses, but maybe you have that worked out. In simple terms, the crank pos sensor(CPS) sends a signal to the Ign cntrl mod (ICM),...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 01-26-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 140
Posted By corker
You've got a problem with the heater circuit in...

You've got a problem with the heater circuit in the O2 sensor after the CAT. The PCM monitors this circuit all the time, but calls on it during cold starts. The O2 sensor has a small heater in it...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 01-26-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 289
Posted By corker
You can always splice it temporarily, but that is...

You can always splice it temporarily, but that is a last ditch effort to alter the factory connection. I would try to connect it and use a few zip ties to hold the connector in place. Did you check...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 01-22-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 613
Posted By corker
Sorry, I can't help here. I use my buddy's Snap...

Sorry, I can't help here. I use my buddy's Snap On scanner when I have problems (ridiculously expensive). There have been so many changes recently to scanner apps. There are blue tooth ones that...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 01-22-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 613
Posted By corker
Before you throw more money at this problem,...

Before you throw more money at this problem, invest in a scanner and take a look at live data while the problem is happening. Post result here and we can help you pinpoint the problem. Tough to...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 01-22-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 289
Posted By corker
If cam sensor was changed at one time before,...

If cam sensor was changed at one time before, there are 2 different types of sensors, stepped and non-stepped and the electrical connector blades are different. check the video below, somewhere...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 01-08-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 265
Posted By corker
Glad it was a cheap fix for you. Bad grounds can...

Glad it was a cheap fix for you. Bad grounds can do funky things to components. I find a lot of ground problems after someone does an engine or trans swap. Few people pay attention to grounds -...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 01-06-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 265
Posted By corker
Check a wiring diagram for headlight grounds. ...

Check a wiring diagram for headlight grounds. You have a bad headlight ground that is trying to find a ground elsewhere. Could be in headlamp socket or a broken or corroded chassis ground wire....
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 12-11-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,909
Posted By corker
Damn, that sucks. I feel like splitting the cost...

Damn, that sucks. I feel like splitting the cost of the HB with you, I lead you down that path. Chasing these problems gets very frustrating.
I recall chasing a severe vibration in a brand new...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 10-13-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,909
Posted By corker
That's the way mine looked, except that I had...

That's the way mine looked, except that I had many small cracks in the rubber around the circumference. I would have never condemned it, because I couldn't see where anything had moved. I do recall...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 10-13-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,909
Posted By corker
I didn't line up the timing marks to check to see...

I didn't line up the timing marks to check to see if the HB moved. I looked very closely at the rubber insulator and I could see small cracks and the rubber appeared to be dry rotted. I figured it...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 10-10-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,909
Posted By corker
What you are describing sounds exactly like the...

What you are describing sounds exactly like the harmonic balancer has shifted. You can't tell by looking at it, but it sure throws the engine out of balance. It will rattle the car at different...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 09-22-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,909
Posted By corker
Sounds like you have a couple of different...

Sounds like you have a couple of different problems. You will have to investigate the hard cold starting a little further. However, the missing and engine vibration you are feeling may be attributed...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 09-15-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By corker
Welcome! I did exactly what you just did. I...

Welcome! I did exactly what you just did. I bought my son a 2000 Mustang V6 w/5spd 5 years ago. I have been playing with it ever since. I've been through many of the problems with it (minor...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 07-31-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 709
Posted By corker
If you've got a wiring diagram, you can check for...

If you've got a wiring diagram, you can check for fuel pump power in a couple of places. I would go to the harness going to the top of the tank (rather than the inertia switch). I believe you can...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 07-23-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 970
Posted By corker
"I noticed that in bad rainy weather that the...

"I noticed that in bad rainy weather that the engine will sometimes start misfiring badly. I was on the interstate going 70 mph or so the other day and the check engine light started FLASHING. So I...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 07-21-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 506
Posted By corker
I agree, that bracket made the simple water pump...

I agree, that bracket made the simple water pump job a PITA. I pulled the whole PS / Alt cradle bracket off once the PS pulley wouldn't budge - added time to the job. It does sound like someone...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 07-07-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 819
Posted By corker
I'll try to provide some direction here. First...

I'll try to provide some direction here. First off, I am not sure if the 2001 Mustang has the electronic return-less fuel system, meaning there is no return fuel line to the tank. The PCM controls...
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