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1983 Ford Bronco Custom 5.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FMEU15G7D
the timing chain had to be replaced on this plow truck and couldn't find any info on setting the base timing with california equip. now it has a hesitation and poor power does anyone have the procedure for setting the distributor?
1986 Ford F-250 XL 6.9L No Start, no start/hard start VIN: 1FTHX2512G
Ok this truck has been in for other repairs and the owner keeps it in tip top shape. Last year we replaces the glow plugs and the glow plug controller for a cold start issue and every thing has been fine. The customer came in about a week ago with a hot start ...
1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 2FTHF26F5S
Truck was towed in for no start. Cust. said that he had changed the oil in it and had backed it out of the shop, went around and locked up the shop etc. while truck was outside running. (about 5 minutes total) he went out and decided to double check the oil le... Trouble codes: P0476
1996 Ford F-250 Special 7.5L Cuts out
with engine at idle when truck moves engine runs rough even in neutral.
2002 Ford Explorer Postal 4.0L low pedal VIN: 1FMZU62E02
HI Y'ALL!!! Another FORD that has us scrathing and whinin. Customers original comments were he never has had brakes replaced and hears something scraping. The pads were pretty thin less than 1/16' on front and about 1/8' on rear. After replacing the pads we ...
1999 Mercury Villager Estate 3.3L Fuel and tach gauge VIN: 4M2XV11T1X
This is a friends van. They just bougth it and asked mee to check it over. They told me about the fuel gauge not going all the way to full. So I guess I jumped the gun and told them it needed a sending unit. After replacement same problem. Now the tachometer i...

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2000 Ford Explorer Limited 4.0L air suspension VIN: 1FMDU75E2Y
I recieved 4 replies, most thought the problem was the height sensor or the solonoid. I believe the problem is the height sensor. It is very slow to react. But because the part is expensive in addition to other issues, the customer declined further repair at t...
2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP55U52
thanks to all who sent me help it was the dpfe sensor. all the replies referred to that sensor so all of you were absolutely correct. some also referred to carbon in the tubes and egr. this was not a factor in this repair. thanks again for the help. Trouble codes: P1401 (dpfe ckt high voltage).
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