Ford 3.0L, 3.8L Index of Articles

How To Test For A Blown Head Gasket (Ford 3.0L, 3.8L)

How To Test For A Blown Head Gasket (Ford 3.0L, 3.8L)

If your Ford 3.0L, 3.8L Taurus (or Aerostar, Mustang, Windstar, Sable, Cougar, etc.) is overheating, and you have already verified that the thermostat, the fan motor (or fan clutch), the water pump are not the problem, you may have a blown head...   read more >>

How To Test The Thermostat (Ford 3.0L, 3.8L)

How To Test The Thermostat (Ford 3.0L, 3.8L)

When the thermostat fails, one of two things will happen... either the engine overheats or stays so cool that the heater will not work. Thankfully, there is a way to test the thermostat to find out if it has failed or not, without having to...   read more >>

How To Test The Ford Ignition Control Module

How To Test The Ford Ignition Control Module

In This Fast Test you'll be able to pinpoint the problem to the Ignition Control Module or the Ignition Coil or the Profile Ignition Pickup Sensor (PIP Sensor) in four easy test steps. This test will only help you in a Cranks but Does Not Start... read more >> (at: easyautodiagnostics.com)

Troubleshooting P0117 and P0118 ECT Sensor Tests (Ford 3.0L, 3.8L)

Troubleshooting P0117 and P0118 ECT Sensor Tests (Ford 3.0L, 3.8L)

This article will help you to troubleshoot the engine coolant temperature (ECT) sensor on your Ford 3.0L, 3.8L equipped vehicle. As you can see, the engine coolant temperature (ECT) sensor will come in one of two configurations. It will either...   read more >>

How To Clean the Ford Mass Air Flow Sensor

How To Clean the Ford Mass Air Flow Sensor

One of the most common problems, with MAF Sensor equipped Ford (Mercury and Lincoln) vehicles, is that the MAF Sensor’s Hot Wires will get dirty (contaminated). This contamination will rob you of gas mileage and performance. Not only that, in...   read more >>

How To Test The Ignition Coil (Ford 2.9L, 3.0L, 3.8L)

How To Test The Ignition Coil (Ford 2.9L, 3.0L, 3.8L)

When the ignition coil on your 2.9L, 3.0L or 3.8L Ford V6 goes BAD, your Ford is not gonna' start... and you might be left wondering if the problem is the ignition coil or the ignition control module. Well, in this article, I'm gonna' show you a...   read more >>

How To Test The Ford Mass Air Flow (MAF) Sensor

How To Test The Ford Mass Air Flow (MAF) Sensor

Testing the Ford Mass Air Flow (MAF) Sensor on all of the Ford, Lincoln and Mercury cars and trucks is a very simple test that can be done without a Scan Tool. All you need is a Multimeter. I recommend using a Digital Multimeter but an Analog... read more >> (at: easyautodiagnostics.com)

How To Test The Coil Pack (Ford 3.0L, 3.8L, 4.0L, 4.2L)

How To Test The Coil Pack (Ford 3.0L, 3.8L, 4.0L, 4.2L)

In this article I'll shed some light on how to test and diagnose a Ford (and Mercury) V-6 Ignition Coil Pack. You’ll learn how to test it on the car and without using a Scan Tool. The tests are fast and easy and I'll take you thru' the whole... read more >> (at: easyautodiagnostics.com)

How To Test The MAF Sensor 3.8L Ford Mustang (1994-2003)

How To Test The MAF Sensor 3.8L Ford Mustang (1994-2003)

The MAF Sensor on your 3.8L V6 Ford Mustang can be testes with a Multimeter in 4 easy steps. You don’t need a Scan Tool to troubleshoot a BAD MAF Sensor or a MAF Sensor Code. This article will show you how with step by step... read more >> (at: easyautodiagnostics.com)

How To Test The Ford Ignition Control Module (Fender Mounted)

How To Test The Ford Ignition Control Module (Fender Mounted)

Whether your Ford or Mercury car or truck CRANKS but DOES NOT START or runs with a MISFIRE Condition, this article is for you. With the tests I'm gonna' show you, you'll be able to pinpoint the problem to the Ignition Control Module or the... read more >> (at: easyautodiagnostics.com)