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1997 Ford F-150 4.2L Crankshaft and crankshaft thrust bearing
Wondering if any other techs have ran into a problem like this. Done many of these engines but never had nothing more than the common hydro lock problem. Thanks in advance for any input.
1998 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZF1722W
This vehicle will turn on the check engine lite after you run the truck for 15 min or so and then turn off the engine for 10 min or so and then restart the engine and drive just a few feet. It always is the same 2 codes for system lean on one or both banks. Bu... Trouble codes: P0174, P0179
2000 Ford Mustang 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on
Hey everyone ! sorry I dont have alot more info on this one (like vin#) . This car came in for us to install a set of rear gears , headers and a performance clutch (nothing was done yet). we noticed that the car has a terrible idle quality and a C.E.L. for cyl...
1988 Mercury Grand Marquis 5.0L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire
Need some help with this Mercury 5.0 vehicle was towed in due to running bad. Test drove vehicle and started to break down as if it had a bad TPS. looses power at certain parts of Throttle position and then it's ok past half past throttle position. Checked TPS... Trouble codes: 41 (lean exhaust), 91 (lean exhaust)

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1995 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L Drive or reverse VIN: 1FALP62W3S
This T-bird is fixed ! Thanks to David, Paul, Charlie and Shawn for taking the time to read and reply to my post. Shawn really got me going in the right direction. This trans is set up hydraullicaly so that it is virtually impossible for it to apply the tcc in...
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