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1994 Ford Aerostar Eddie Bauer 4.0L steering pump VIN: 1FMDA41X3R
This aerostar is a 4x4 and the rack and pinion assembly was replaced because of a small leak. The system was flushed and bled but the problem is that on a test drive, the flow control valve in the pump will completely bottom out, with the result being no power...
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L antitheft VIN: 2FMZA5143X
I have this windstar that sometimes wont start, if you have a flashing antitheft light it will not start, turn the key a few times and get the the antitheft light to turn out. it will start then. while looking at scanner, i noticed that if the pcm is verified ...
2001 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L timing chains VIN: 1FTZR15E71
Has any tried changing the timing chains in front without the cam hold down tools.If so how can i line up the cams. This is a sohc engine. Where can i locate the tools for this job. Thanks George
2004 Ford Excursion Limited 6.0L Rockers VIN: 1FMSU43P94
We have had this vehicle in the shop for a couple of months performing some modifications. While the truck was outside idling one day, it all of a sudden started making a poping sound through the intake. We immediately shut down and pulled the rockers finding ...

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1994 Ford Taurus SHO 3.2L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP54P1R
hi, the fix on this car was 2 fold. i kept thinking it might be an egr problem, so i drove it to work with the vacuum line plugged off and low and behold i only got a code for bank 2 lean and of course egr code. so i rechecked my work and found one of the 2 eg... Trouble codes: 172 (lean bank 1), 176 (lean bank 2).
1998 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Transfer Case VIN: 1FMPU18L9W
I finally got customer to bring the truck back and finish it. I called this Saturday and she said all is well. The 'Fix' was to replace the transfer case motor. With the old one out, I could not get the motor to turn powering it up with a battery and jumper wi...
1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMZU34E8W
I don't know if this vehicle is fixed or not. I switch the pcm main relay with the blower relay. The customer has not contacted me since, but this was an intermitant issue. Thank you to everybody with all your great help. I received a lot of responses with rea...
2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14V5Y
customer was quoted repair for flex fuel sensor replacement and did not approve. information received appeared very accurate and was helpful. thanks to both of you who responded. Trouble codes: P0176, P1132, P1152.
2000 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L parking lights VIN: 1FMRU1666Y
I would like to thank everyone that offered help on this Expedition. Most of the replies recommend checking the trailer wiring connector because they can corrode & cause this or a hot wire for the trailer wiring in this harness can short to the brown wire & ca...
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