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1998 Ford Windstar 3.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FMDA5143W
thank you in advance. This customer is a sometimes customer. He seems to go to three or four different shops depending where he is at the time. he has paid lots of money at two difeerent shops getting it tuned three times. He came in due to his vehicle failing... Trouble codes: P0402
1998 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L a/c and heating VIN: 1FMUZ34EOW
Hello this truck came in with a compliant of no a/c. found leak and repaired. Customer called back to say that, to take the truck for a drive and it will have no a/c while driving. sure enough took it for a drive and the a/c cool air goes away and feels like h...
2000 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZX1729Y
This one got me stumped , when first started after a long sit misfires like crazy for 30-40 seconds then clears out you might get a very slight missfire as it runs. i have swaped wires swaped plugs replacesd #2 injector compresion test at 175 psi and vacume is... Trouble codes: P0302
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
2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Differential VIN: 1FMZU72E02
The Explorer activates 4x4 when driven around corners or pulling out of driveways\parking spots either forward or reverse. When this happens the rear tires make a loud consective clunk noise until driven straight.The indicator light for the "4x4 HIGH" will fla...
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FDWF36PX4
I have a 2004 F350 with a 6.0litre diesel. Only on a morning cold start, this truck will start just fine but will run choppy and has absolutely no power for about three to four minutes of driving. Then it clears itself out and runs just great the rest of the d... Trouble codes: P0299
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L Suspension VIN: 1FTWW31P95
does anyone know how to remove front axle shaft on drivers side with auto locking hubs i cannot get the seal around the axle out is there a special puller required to remove this i am replacing ball joints

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1990 Ford Taurus L 3.0L shifting VIN: 1FACP55U7L
Thanks guys for the information.Matt from Washington suggested the MLPS switch.I Couldn't find a wiring diagram in alldata for it, so I replaced it; no help. I guessed the VSS was working because the speedometer works.Chriss from N.Y. said they might go for mi...
1992 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTDF15N2N
thank you all!!! we found a bad ground at the pcm body. i cleaned the surface and replaced wire. performed wiggle test on the other wiring harness you guys told me about. all seems well there. the truck runs great. thanks again!
1995 Ford Mustang 3.8L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FALP4447S
thank you all who replied,it turned out to be the crank pulley. this seems to have two keys,one in the crank and one that rides next to it (this is one missing) i'm not sure where it went, but this seems to be the problem. thanx again for all your help!
1998 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.4L steering VIN: 1FDRE14L5W
First of all thank you to the all who replied to this one! Initially when the van came in with the pull to the left we thought tires or alignment. First we checked alignment - according to our machine it was within specifications. So, we swapped tires around -...
2003 Ford E-350 Club Wagon XL 7.3L compressor VIN: 1FBSS31F73
Thanks for the many replies and suggestions. On Monday we flushed the system again, but did not observe any contaminants escaping. We also completely removed the rear hvac unit and found an expansion valve on the evaporator, Ford parts stated there is a valve ...
2000 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L Compressor VIN: 1LNHM81WXY
Ok this one looks to be fixed I just wanted to say thanks to everyone who post with help. I ended up replacing the compressor again and left the car run for over an hour and then the problem begain to start the compressor would stop cycling and the accumalater...
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