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1992 Ford F-250 Custom 7.5L pedal VIN: 2FTHF25G6P
Truck has all new brakes from somewhere else. Came to us originally for low pedal and we put in a master cylinder. Worked fine for awhile then pedal went low and soft. Owner had someone else bleed brakes and truck was fine for awhile. Came to us now with low s...
1994 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L Idle speed VIN: 1FTDR15X6R
Receiving codes 411 and 412 This vehicle is idling to fast.1130 rpm sound fast,what is the desired idle for these? Also installed vacuum gauge,readings of 19 inches HG. Is that to low? Disconnected and plugged all vacuum related items no change.(Brake booster...
1996 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L no communication VIN: 1FTCR10A1T
This truck came in for a smog inspection (two speed idle). Our ESP bar 97 could not establish communication. We tried Snap On Modis with same result. Truck sat overnight and was able to establish a link with modis, data looked normal no codes and all monitors ...
1997 Ford Aspire 1.3L coolant VIN: KNJLT05H0V
Vehicle came in with engine oil in coolant overflow resivoir which we thought was a mistake by a quickey oil change place, 3 months later same problem only this time oil aslo in radiator. Looking at a picture of head gasket surface i see what i believe to be a...
1998 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNF24LOW
Hello everybody Got this Ford that is driving me nutz. The usual code P0171 and P0174 lean bank one and two.Read all the fix data base and tried everything that was sugessted We smoked checked and have not found anything but we replaced the PCV hose and the va...
1999 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 5.4L pressures VIN: 1FBSS31L0Y
Hello All, This van will not get the low side to normal pressures but the high side is normal. I have changed the TXV at the rear evap and the "o" tube (brownish red) for the front. The pressures do not change with RPM and vent temp is much too warm as reflect...

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1993 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.8L Misfire VIN: 1FDEE14HOP
well we finally got this one fixed.thanks to all who replied micheal,rusty,john,david&dave.Dave got us looking in the right direction,when we were looking at the scope pattern watching the pickup signal we saw that random cylindes dwell would go irratic&then b...
1998 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L fuel gauge VIN: 1FTNE24Z6W
I learned a lot with this 2 fuel vehicle, i did not fix it do to special dealer tools and i went far enought-- a big thanks to all especially mike kost for the many pades of fax manuals, we do a fleet of these so in the futere hope to win round 2, joe cat
2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 1FMDU73K73
Hi Again, first i want to thank all that offered their help. Firstly as was recommended by Mike from Colorado and David from Oklahoma i disconnected the battery and shorted the terminals together to clear all codes. I then went through the relearn procedure wh...
1994 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L hvac contoller VIN: 1LNLM82W3R
faulty controller faulty temp sensor (in car temp.) faulty pressure sensor car has not returned yet since problem is intermittent
1997 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L power steering VIN: 2MEMLM75W7
Thanks for all the replies! I received suggestions for a lower ball joint or steering universal joint binding . The front end checked out well on the rack until we disconnected the outer tie rods and found right front lower ball joint binding. The ball joint w...
1998 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L valve timing VIN: 1MELM653XW
Thanks for replys to my questions, GREAT as any tool in my box. Did as everyone said,crank on TDC. put tool in cams,installed belt and tightened, Then tightened both cam gears with tool still in place and turned 2 revs. and it was still in time but could turn ...
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