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1990 Ford Bronco II Eddie Bauer 2.9L crank bearings VIN: 1FMCU12T3L
hello all hope your all doing fine. this is a new one, have not seen this in all 28 years i've been wrenchin. crank and block all with in spec, i doubted my micros and took it to my machinist all checked good and he has never seen anything like it. i have seen...
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L radio, door chime VIN: 1FTDX08W2V
A 97 f-150 was towed into our shop on a wednesday with a no start condition due to battery discharge. Customer complains of radio stays on and door chime continues to chime with key off. Obviously runs battery down over night. Customer also states that worse w...
1997 Ford Escort LX 2.0L idle @ turning VIN: 1FALP13PAV
This vehical has a symtom of wanting to die when turnig to the right, after a stop. Does not do it to the left. Is there a pressure switch that could be a problem? On a different note, this is the same that had a bad motor. It now has a new/used motor in it an...
2001 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP31301
i have 1233 code set in the computer no start condition i have power to the fuel pump driver module and all grounds except the one green and black wire that acording to alldata is coming from the PCM it flashes a ground signal there instead of ignition power w... Trouble codes: 1233 (fuel pump driver lost communication)
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L front brakes VIN: 1FTWW33F21
Vehicle under normal braking pressure stops properly and straight. When brakes are placed under moderate to heavy pressure vehicle pulls/steers to the left. Reviewed TSB's and checked vehicle alignment. Alignment ok.
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Rear Ac VIN: 1FMZU73E12
Good Morning everyone. This Explorer makes a clicking noise when the rear a/c is on. Like a relay cycling on and off. It is not the blower motor. The blower works fine and the noise is still present, when the motor is unplugged. The noise sounds like it is co...
2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAHP53U82
Hello, This car has a very intermittent long crank time with no spark, when engine is hot. I tested the crank sensor when the problem was occurring,and I had a good signal. Also the cam sensor signal was good. There is aTSB for a re-flash with these two codes,... Trouble codes: P0301 (Misfire 1), P0316 (Misfire At Startup)
1999 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L TP input VIN: 5LMPU28A7X
I am fighting a 99 Navigator 5.4 w/AWD at the present time. My initial codes were P0500 and C1107 accompanied by a broken range fork in the case. Both codes are VSS related with the test for the C1107 being the hall sensors. After talking with the customer, th...

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1987 Ford Mustang LX 5.0L Oil Pump VIN: 1FABP40E1H
Thanks to the 26 of you that took the time to respond to this problem. First things first. The original pump must have picked up some debris after we performed the top end work. It was really confusing as the pump was moving freely after we removed it. All we ...
1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L ride control VIN: 1FMFU18L8V
Thank you so much to those who replied.We gave the customer the option wether or not to persue the wiring problem he had or to go with conventional springs and shocks. With the milage on the vehicle customer decided to have us do away with the air ride system....
2001 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Transfercase VIN: 1FMFU18L61
Well I got 2 possible causes, 1 bad oem part, 2 the gem module fried (had water in it last year) the new one we installed (since we changed sensor first). But then when new gem was installed got a B2106 which Doug [...] said happened to him when he installed...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L Stall VIN: 1FORDDIESE
replace cam sensor have't had a problem and now he's driving a chevy thanks zach
2001 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAHP56S51
Replaced plugs and wires with motorcraft parts as suggested. Still the same problem. Replaced coil with motorcraft replacement still same problem. Found that #6 injector driver shutting off when automatic climate controll cycles compresser off. As soon as comp... Trouble codes: P0306.
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Door Locks VIN: 1FTWW33F72
Well this one is gone and fixed. Sorry it took so long, but customer had to have it while we ordered parts and just got it back a few days ago. I checked the suggested places, but there was no water intrusion on this one and no aftermarket equipment of any kin...
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Stall VIN: 1FTSX31F22
we replaced the cam sensor as most replies suggested and spoke with customer yesterday and all is 100%. just before the repair the engine was cutting out 2-3 times per day and still with no warning,hot/cold/slow/fast driving, no check engine light and still no...
1999 Mercury Villager 3.3L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2XV14T2Y
thanks for the help I installed an intake manifold and that corrected the problem Trouble codes: P0325, P0440.
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