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1989 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L oil consumption VIN: 1FABP42EXK
This is not normaly the type of request i post, but was hoping some of the other high-performance/Racing gurus could lend a hand on this one. This is a customer who has dumped alot of cash in this mustang. They have a big following localy. (Mustangs that is......
1994 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.0L 2-3 shift VIN: 1FTEE14N2R
My shop does very little internal trans repairs. Trying to help out customer. Stuck in the middle now. Vehicle came in with no thir or fourth gear. Remove trans. Found Intermediate sprag fryed. Replace all clutchs and bands. Update Intermediate sprage to diode...
1999 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L engine VIN: 1L1FM81W2X
Hello fellow techs, I have this 99 town car with a strange squeek/chirp noise when the engine is first started cold. It only makes the noise for maybe 3 seconds, but it is loud and the customer is scared. It sounds to me like the noise is coming from the middl...

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1997 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L MIL Lamp on, stalls cold VIN: 1FMCU24X0V
The screen on the airflow sensor was half covered with what looked like dryer lint. Cleaning this fixed the problem. I'm guessing that it came from a cheap air filter that had this 'lint' on it. Most of the numerous replies I got said to clean the airflow se... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175.
1998 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FMYU22EAW
We did check the MAF and was spotless, also indicated by the reading of 159 in the baro pid. Although the vehicle always idled properly after the first minute or two the decision was made to replace the iac which was replaced with a new Motorcraft unit. The im...
1991 Lincoln Continental Signature 3.8L ride heights control VIN: 1LNCM9845M
I got many replies, Thank you every body so much ,looks like the suspension from a taurus or sable fits w/ some modification on the rears I may have to drill some holes to fit the top of the struts towers, also I got some replies to find the kits at strutmaste...
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