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1991 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Radio VIN: 1FMDU34X2M
Good morning all and Happy Thanksgiving. May it be a happy and healthy with loved ones and friends! Now, I have a particular interesting request. Its not serious, as I can live without the radio. But I would like to fix it as I am going on a trip to Connectic...
1995 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L long cranking hot VIN: 1FTJW36F1S
Hi guys and gals, this truck came to us the morning it is from another shop and they have tried the following, truck starts great cold. Hot it cranks for approx 25 sec and then starts. If you shut it off hot and quick turn the key back to the run position, it ...
2000 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDAF56F4Y
Hello AlL: This truck is being difficult. The problem only occurs after truck has sat for 2 days and not started. If you start the truck everyday no problems. To start the truck you must crank for a real long time and when it starts it has a fuel knock and it ...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1992 Ford F Super Duty Custom 7.5L front end VIN: 2FDLF47G9M
The fix was to install a steering stabilizer kit. This truck came from the factory w/out a stabilizer. All parts were tight or shall we say reasonablely tight, not loose enough to justify replacement! I believe parts were slightly loose and 'stacking' all this...
1996 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Mechanical VIN: 1FALP42XXT
The fix ended up being excessively carboned intake valves. How it even ran is amazeing, and why it idled good on cold start up is a mystery. We cleaned the valves and injectors runs good. Timeing was correct. bob...
1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 1FAFP53U9X
i had a hard 1-2 shift all the time i replaced all soliniods that did not fix the problem i got the answer i was looking for on here i found the 1-2 accuator spring was broken i replaced the spring car shifts great thanks for the help
1997 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L MIL Lamp on, No self test No comm VIN: 1MELM50U9V
Found out motor had been changed 3 years ago.Lite had been on since.Mike [...] probably hit it right.No further repairs because of many vehicle problems & overdue emmisions test.Customer will most likely trade it off.
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