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1995 Ford E-350 Econoline XL 5.8L charge gage VIN: 1FBJS31H1S
The charge gage drops about half when both front and rear hvac blowers are turned on high.
1995 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L 1-2 shift VIN: 2FMDA5141S
This vehicle is back for the second time for this complaint. When it is cold, it works decent. When it warms up, it slides into 2nd. Sometimes not even shifting at all into 2nd. 1st time repaired under warranty, I replaced the int drum and lip seals again with...
1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU34X5V
This car belongs to another shop that I am friendly with. They replaced the engine after sugar was put in the fuel tank and siezed the engine. Previous owner states the engine light was not on before the engine siezed. We checked all the circuts and wiring and... Trouble codes: P0443 (vapor management), P0453 (fuel tank pressure), P0460 (fuel sender circut)
2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Stall VIN: 1FMYU04121
Hi guys, Having problem with this vehicle stalling usually coming to a stop or slowing down to turn into a driveway. I have cleaned the maf sensor, cleaned the throttle bore and plate, replaced the idle air by-pass valve upon the customer's request, and found ...

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2000 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L coolant level sensor VIN: 1FAFP56S2Y
You guy's are right-on! Something goes wierd with these coolant bottles and replacing them does get rid of the light on the dash. THANKS!!!
2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP5528Y
Only got one e-mail very little help. Check input voltage to Fuel pump driver module (FPDM) ok. Cleaned body ground in trunk and under hood. Light come back on. Cleaned battery cables and the light has stayed out. Go figure the cable didn't look bad. Thanks Trouble codes: P1237 (Fuel pump secondary circuit).
2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP5520Y
vehicle was returned from dealer, no luck, rechecked all connections,all secure, in trunk ground wires, control module behind right rear seat back, and fuel pump, convinced original dealer to send another fuelpump,installed and all is well , we drove it hot an... Trouble codes: P0191, P1237.
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