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1990 Ford Aerostar XL 4.0L no start VIN: 1FMCA11UXL
This vehicle will NOT start. It turns over like it wants to start but just won't. Error codes from the Modius said primary and secondary fuel pump. So of course we replaced the fuel pump (I cross reference all fixes w/ All-Data).
1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L cam position sensor VIN: 2FMDA5143T
same old story, trying to help a good customer and going outside our normal areas. customer complained of a random miss, sometimes at idle, sometimes at road speeds. no check engine light coming on.Checked all the basics, wires, plugs etc.. all seems good. Fig...
2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Oil consumption VIN: 1FTRW08L92
Hello techs, This F-150 just came back from a 2000 mile road trip and the customer informed me he had to add two quarts of oil during the trip. Does anyone know of an oil consumption problem on this engine? Thanks for your help, Jon.
1996 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L Ride control VIN: 1LNLM81W2T
Gentlemen, I am working on a Town Car with rear air suspension. Car came in with Check Suspension Lamp on, compressor fuse blown & right rear down at times. Tried to get codes from system with Genisys unit but all I could get was no codes in library, service b...

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1997 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTCR10A0V
hey all thanks for the info. it turned out to be a faulty computer, (even the new rebuilt one.). replaced it with a known good one and it started firing. but i had severe detonation on the #3 cyl. and it prob burned a valve. pulling the head off monday to see....
1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3FAKP1133W
Well, we will call this one fixed. Did a top engine cleaning with GM's X-66a and the 3M brand cleaner.(helped quite a bit) Another thing I found was the brace under the trans was touching the trans pan (bent that back into possition)And found the gas tank loos...
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1FTNX21F6Y
well I fixed this one but ashamed to say the problem was gasoline in the diesel. I checked the quality of the fuel and the smell of the fuel when I first started looking at this vehicle and everything looked good. On the second go around starting from the basi...
1998 Lincoln Continental 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1LNFM97V3W
Thanks to all who replied. The problem has gotten 95% better after doing a trans flush with Wynn's flush & additive. I'm sure the torque convertor was and will again be the problem. Customer is happy with results. Thanks again!
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