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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L 4th gear VIN: 2FMDA5142W
Gentlemen this vehicle came in with multiple problems it has an AX4S transmission. The MLP (gear selector switch) switch has been replaced The valve body & solenoids have been replaced by a transmission shop Code P0734 shows after driven for 6 miles. Once the...
1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L pulley VIN: 1FTYR14V1X
Upon examination of this vehicle I found that the water pump bearing and shaft has moved forward about 3/8 inch. The crankshaft pulley appears to be 3/8inch further forward than the other pulleys on the front of the engine.The Crank pulley came on this engine ...
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTSW31F7X
This vehicle was towed in as a no start/no crank. Tested the batteries and found they were bad. Had a cam sensor code after vehicle tried to start. Replaced the cam sensor and the next morning had a cold start issue. Determined that the glow plugs and relay ne...
1999 Ford F-150 5.4L Cuts out VIN: 1FAB1453KX
I am trying to get this ford coil to fire on the bench and cant do it, does anyone know how? I have taken and hooked a battery lead from B+ to B+ on coil, have grounded a spark tester to coil to B- and have tapped the ground of the coil to the Negative of the ...
2000 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FMRU1667Y
Hello all, I have this Expidition here that died on customer. Cranks strong, good compression, fuel pressure (40psi), good spark and injector pulse. still no start. I have everything I should have to start this vehicle, but it doesnt even sputter. Tried false ...
1995 Lincoln Continental Diamond Anniversary 4.6L 1-2 shift VIN: 1LNLM97V4S
I purchased this lincoln because all the suspension air bags are new and the car is clean. It has an IMRC circuit problem that I'm not sure would affect the trans problem. During any throttle pressure, hot or cold it has a delayed 1-2 shift and then bangs into...
1993 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2MELM75W9P
This car has a problem starting after a hot soak. First there is an extended cranking time and when it does start the idle is unstable for 5-10 seconds then smooths out and all is fine. We've checked to see that fuel pressure doesn't appear to be bleeding off....

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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L MIL Lamp on, Loss of power VIN: 1FTNK21FXX
Thanks for all the tips. Customer took truck away for towing trailer prior to resolution and has not returned. Evidently, the problem is not significant enough for further diagnosis. Trouble codes: P1247 (Turbo Boost Pressure Low).
1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTYR14V7X
Thank you everybody for all the information. I cleaned the MAF and cleared the codes. All seems to be well. As the condition was very intermittent, I am not convinced yet, but the customer will be back in a couple of weeks for a tune up and hopefully the light... Trouble codes: P0171, P0172.
2000 Ford Focus LX 2.0L pats VIN: 1FAFP33P1Y
Received several good replies. The shop I was posting for decided that since the dealer had cut the new keys and flashed the system, they would let them have one more crack at it. we also determined that after the new keys were cut, the old keys were thrown in...
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