Ford 3.0L, 3.8L Index of Articles

How To Diagnose Misfire Codes (Ford 3.0L, 3.8L)

How To Diagnose Misfire Codes (Ford 3.0L, 3.8L)

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 Check Engine Light, on your OBD II equipped Ford vehicle... this is not an... read more >> (at: troubleshootmyvehicle.com)

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 >> (at: troubleshootmyvehicle.com)

How To Test The Fuel Injectors (Ford 3.0L, 3.8L)

How To Test The Fuel Injectors (Ford 3.0L, 3.8L)

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, this article will help you. This is an On-Car test of the Fuel Injectors on... read more >> (at: troubleshootmyvehicle.com)

Testing The Oxygen Sensors Ford 3.0L, 3.8L

Testing The Oxygen Sensors Ford 3.0L, 3.8L

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 test them so that if you do need to replace one of both... you'll know that... read more >> (at: troubleshootmyvehicle.com)

Troubleshooting A No Start Condition (Ford 3.0L, 3.8L)

Troubleshooting A No Start Condition (Ford 3.0L, 3.8L)

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 problem with your Ford vehicle is that a lot of different things can cause... read more >> (at: troubleshootmyvehicle.com)

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 >> (at: troubleshootmyvehicle.com)

How To Test A BAD Alternator (Ford 3.0L, 3.8L)

How To Test A BAD Alternator (Ford 3.0L, 3.8L)

This article 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 only piece of diagnostic/testing equipment you’ll need to test the Alternator... read more >> (at: troubleshootmyvehicle.com)

How To Do And Interpret An Engine Compression Test

How To Do And Interpret An Engine Compression Test

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 interpretation of the cylinder compression results in a step by step... read more >> (at: troubleshootmyvehicle.com)

How To Test A BAD Starter Motor (Ford 3.0L, 3.8L)

How To Test A BAD  Starter Motor (Ford 3.0L, 3.8L)

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’ article you need. I’ll show you how to test the starter motor while it’s still in the car (or... read more >> (at: troubleshootmyvehicle.com)

How To Test The Crank Sensor Ford 3.0L, 3.8L

How To Test The Crank Sensor Ford 3.0L, 3.8L

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 things can cause a No Start, it's always a good idea to tests the components... read more >> (at: troubleshootmyvehicle.com)