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1987 Ford F-150 Custom 5.8L rear brakes VIN: 1FTEX14H1H
When you drive the truck the ABS and brake lights come on. The brakes feel like they're hanging on (I verified the rear brakes intermitantly don't release after a hard brake application). With the truck in drive and the brake pedal released the truck would not...
1997 Ford F-350 7.3L Poor Fuel Economy
The customer has complained of poor fuel mileage recently he has had the truck for a long time so it is not new to him but he stated that his fuel mileage has dropped considerably although he could not tell me exactly what he was getting. I do not work on a lo...
1998 Ford F-150 4.2L abs VIN: 3F3456U73H
I have problem ABS . when I drive 15miles . I hit brake noisy from ABS . I chang rotor .calipper. new hose. new master cylinder .still the same.pump ABS work good .please help me. Thank you

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1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEF14Y5T
got many good replys. some said to check grounds. Did that with no sucess. One reply said that po141 is for catalst monitor. I agree that code comes up as that, however after looking at the system on the hoist there is no after cat sensors.The only sensors is ... Trouble codes: P0141.
1996 Ford Escort LX 1.9L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FASP15JXT
Thanks for all who applyed.after replaceing the collasped pcv valve hose and cleaning the throttle houseing,the poor idle went away and the problem was solved.i found that the factory installed engine was done by a dealership and was very upset to find that a ...
1999 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Steering system VIN: 1FMZU63X1Y
Although customer had not had a reoccurence of the problem since the original complaint we pulled a vaccum on the reservoir to make sure there was no air. Performed an extensive test drive afterward and no problems encountered. We did check the bellows boots...
1983 Lincoln Mark VI 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1MR8D99F1D
Call in the dogs and piss on the campfire, this hunt is over. One injector wasn't injecting all the time. I might not have seen enough patterns on my little Vantage to tell it was bad. When it was running bad I unplugged each injector and found one that wasn't... Trouble codes: 41 (oxy sensor), 44 (thermactor inop).
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