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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L door locks
vechile came in on hook. customer stated headlamps would not go off and battery was dead. charged battery headlamp on. checked headlamp switch and multi function switch disconnected both and lights remianed on. started vechile and noticed that vechile wasn't c...
1999 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L transfer case? VIN: 1FMRU186XX
this is an on going problem with a used vehicle sale...this customer has complained of a slipping or sliding of the wheels as well as a locking up of the wheels when turning ,recently we rechecked the front diff,joints etc by complete dissasembly and nothing w...
2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU24E9X
Hi, this exployer may have two problems or are both related,, on cold start, rpm flares up real nice, slowly comes down, keeps comming down to almost die out but will recover and idle normal, other problem it sets po171 and p0174 too lean codes after a few day...

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1999 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZA5247X
Found no compression on #2 cylinder, 160-170 all others. Leakdown test found #2 intake valve not sealing at all. Customer declined repair, more than likely the valve seat or guide is the problem. Special thanks to Rick from California for recommending a compre... Trouble codes: P0302 (cylinder 2 misfire), P0303 (cylinder 3 misfire), P0305 (cylinder misfire).
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