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1990 Ford E-150 Econoline Custom 5.8L rear brakes VIN: 1FTEE14Y1L
van came in with front brakes sliding on snow no rear brakes. checked rear brakes and right rear grease seal leaking . replaced rear brake shoes and adjust up. still no rear brakes . bled brakes and kept getting air out of left rear wheel cylinder. replaced wh...
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1996 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1FTJW35F8T
truck has been to two dealers, & area diesel shop up the street know i got it. customer said afterdealer got done with it installing fuel filter & changing oil it started & ran ok for a day. then went back to not wanting to start or run well. took back to deal...
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1998 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Heater VIN: 1FMPU18LWB
HI GUYS A ND GAL I HAVE THIS EXPEDITION HERE CAME IN FOR NO HEAT . THE ACTUATOR MOTOR WAS NOT OPERATING AND THAT IS FIXED. I HAD NOTICE BEFORE I REPLACED THE MOTOR THE HEATER HOSES WERE NOT GETTING WARM. THE UPPER RADIATO HOSE GETS WARM AND IN THE SCAN I SEE T...
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2004 Ford Freestar 3.9L ping VIN: 2FMZA50694
i have a customer with a steady ping under a slight load at highway speed. this vehicle is still under manufacturers warranty,and has had this problem since new. i have never had the chance to check anything myself,but the ford dealer has tried ,unsuccessfully...
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1997 Ford Thunderbird LX 3.8L steering wheel VIN: 1FLAP624VH
thanks to all the techs that gave us a direction to go to, after checking all the front & rear suspension and rechecking the brake system, we found everthing in good order. The vehicle tracked straight when braking and had no pull driving down the road.There w...
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1999 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTZF1727X
Sorry for having to post a unfixed vehicle, this is aggravating. We had to tow truck back from Ford dealership. Believe I will need to give up on this one too. Customers will take vehicle to another shop. Ford acted as if it would not be worth fixing. They spe...
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1992 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2MECM75W5N
Thanks guys for the help. First thing I did was checked PFE for EGR and sensor was bad I replaced it and rechecked system, it still had lean codes and system still was eratic on o2 readings and right o2 wasn't reading sometimes I replaced right o2 and rechecke... Trouble codes: 327 (koeo egr evp/pfe/dpfe signal is low), 172 (koer ego not switching lean exhaust bank 1), 136 (koer ego ho2s-1 sw-lean exhaust bank 2), 327 (koeo egr evp/pfe/dpfe signal is low).
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1998 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2ZU54E4W
Ok thanks to everyone that helped with this one as about 95% of you said it had bad intake maniflod gaskets. I replaced the gaskets but didnt reset the computer so when I started the truck up it still ran bad. I have never had a vehical do this to me before. ... Trouble codes: P0156, P0171 (system too lean B1), P0174 (system too lean B2), P1131 (lack of HO2s B1S1 indicates lean), P1151 (HO2s B2S1 Sw point indicates lean).
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