Ford 3.0L, 3.8L Index of Articles

One of the most expensive repair jobs you may face, with your 3.0L/3.8L equipped Ford car, mini-van, or pick-up is a blown head gasket condition. The good news is that... [read more]

A very common problem on the 1996-1998 3.8L equipped Ford Mustang (96-97 3.8L T-Bird and 96-97 3.8L Cougar) is the intake manifold gaskets leaking coolant. No doubt this... [read more]

Testing the pre catalytic converter oxygen sensors on your Ford 3.0L or 3.8L V6 OBD II equipped car, mini-van, or pick up is not that hard. I'm gonna' show you how to... [read more]

If your Ford 3.0L or 3.8L vehicle Does Not Crank, and you suspect the starter motor and need to test it, this is the starter motor test ‘how to’ tutorial you... [read more]

Troubleshooting a misfire (also known as an engine miss) can be a challenge since so many different things can cause one. Although a misfire will usually light up the... [read more]

This tutorial will help you to test and troubleshoot a 'no-charge' condition on any Ford (and Mercury and Lincoln) 3.0L and 3.8L V6 equipped car, pick up or mini-van. The... [read more]

Having the car crank but not start is stressful enough but what really adds insult to injury is replacing parts that don't solve the problem. What complicates a no-start... [read more]

A fuel injector going bad is rare, but it does happen. I have run across this situation every now and then myself. If you need an effective, but simple fuel injector test,... [read more]

The clearest indication that the crank sensor on your Ford 3.0L or 3.8L car, mini-van or pick up has failed, is a Cranks but Does Not Start Condition. Since so many... [read more]

Doing a compression test on your Ford or Mercury Taurus, Sable, Windstar equipped 3.0L and 3.8L V6 is an easy test to do. This article will take you thru' the test and... [read more]