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1968 Ford Mustang 289CID Steering system VIN: 8R01C10535
This vehicle originally came in with power steering leaks at hoses and control valve. After replacing the control valve with a reman unit (not a good idea) and new hoses that had been reconfigured, the P/S system was hard to turn in both directions in certain ...
1995 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.5L abs module VIN: 1FDKE30G4S
test drove to confirm, no light on during drive, testing of the isolation valve/ rear axle isolation valve and left front dump valve all test good, circuit integrity is good with no shorts found, found several identifix posts with these codes and stated replac...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTNX21F8X
I checked everything and could not find a reason for no start, it wont even start on wd40 Checked glow plugs and fuel pressure, o.k. still no start. Tested cam sensor and got no signal, replaced and still no start but now we have cam signal.Any Ideas??? Trouble codes: P0603
1999 Ford Escort LX 2.0L Air Conditioning VIN: 1F4FP13POX
Help Ford guys - we're a Dodge-Chrysler-Jeep shop and we're stumped. Vehicle came in with no A/C. Customer was told by another shop that she had electrical problems (duh!) and they didn't have time for her. We have power to terminal #21, wht wire, of the cons...
2000 Ford Excursion XLT 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: IFMNU42F2Y
i was given this nightmare truck the complaint states like this states blows black smoke need est--- this vehicle has a check engine light on with a p0671 cyl 1 glow plug circuit and a p0340 camshaft pos sensor ckt malf as stated above cmp has been replaced i ... Trouble codes: P0671
2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L fluid leak VIN: 2FMZA51451
we replaced front pump seal 2000 miles ago,customer comes back with small leak again,check with dye light,fluid coming from front pump area,checked cooler flow,flow is 1 quart in 15 seconds,spec is 1 quart in 30 seconds,when we had trans out before we had put ...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Remote Key fob VIN: 1FMDU73E32
Customer came in with a dead battery, so a new interstate battery was installed. After the battery install the remote keyless entry fobs would not work. Got shop manual for truck from ford. Followed the given procedure; open driver door and press unlock, turn ...
2004 Ford Focus SVT 2.0L MIL Lamp on, runs rough only cold VIN: 3FAHP30564
Thanks for the help in advance. This car came in running rough only when cold with the check engine light on.Codes po 135 and p 1132 were set and the car would not go into closed loop fuel trim stayed at 0 percent no matter what.Upon inspecting 02 sensor b1s1 ... Trouble codes: P0135, P0320, P1132, P1381
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L line pressure VIN: 1FTSW21555
ok group here goe's first of all , this truck has no warrenty!! the trans failed and burned lightly under hood items. insurance totaled the truck. my boss bought it salvaged truck is immaculate,2000 miles, fixed under hood burn items and then fired it up(no pu...
1996 Lincoln Town Car Cartier 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNLM83W9T
cranks and no start .has fuel psi and spark ,has no inj pulse and no com to scan tool please help
1999 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L front a/c VIN: SLMPU28L2X
hello fello techs. i have a 99 lincoln navigator in my shop. the rear a/c works fine. the front will work when your sitting still at idle and only blows about 55-60 degrees. when you accelerate it will blow hot air and the rear still works fine. when you are s...

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1991 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FACP45E5M
I tested relays, tested for spark, I tested and tested some more. the car would not run. I would get fuel pressure if I applied power to the circuit myself. I tried to comunicate with the computer via scanner there was no communication there. That was the last...
1997 Ford F-250 Lariat 5.4L front drive axle VIN: 1FTFX28LXV
Thank you foryour responses. We found that it was just normal operation. Thanks again, Ronnie [...]
1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Battery VIN: 1FMPU18L4W
Thank you for all your replies. I followed the recommendation of pulling the abs module and booooom, draw droped to 25 ma. As for the person who stated that 200 ma was well below Ford specs, that's not what AllData and Mitchell said. Replaced the abs module an...
2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZR15V7Y
we didn't raelly fix this one. but we found the problem to be the computer. whoever was the person who disconnected all the sensors i mentioned also must have unplugged the computer connection. when he tightened the bolt for that connection, the connector got ...
2002 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.6L cam follower VIN: 1FTRE14W92
Thanks for all the help guys, this one did not turn out the way I wanted but the van is fixed. But I will share some important info I learned. I did re-install the followers as someone suggested, but I did one at a time and turned the engine over by hand to se...
2003 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L compressor VIN: 1L1FM81WX3
Well this one is fixed . Two replies hit it on the head . Tom [...] and Charles mentioned harness consern and harnes under left headlight was gone . Thank to all for all the help , Ted
1997 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L B/U Lamps & Brake lamps VIN: 1MELM5859V
Sorry for the extremely late closing. I don't have a whole lot to say other than the customer has had some difficulty with scheduling another appointment and I have been unable to take a second look at the vehicle and check some of your suggestions. My gut fee...
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