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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 ...
1989 Ford Thunderbird 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FAPP6041K
thanks to everyone that reads this and replys. have this car came in from another shop. they replaced plugs, cap, rotor and wires. i hooked it up to the modis, no codes obd1 no data. i have checked voltage drop on coil on distributor, on tfi module, compressio...
1996 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L no power VIN: 1FTCR15X2V
this vehicle acts like plugged converter, we disconnected exhaust to find no problem there,fuel pressure is good,disconnect maf air flow sensor no change, maf sensor reading seem ok,tps is reading and sweeps good,o2s switch good,vehicle idles good, small vacuu...
1999 Ford F-250 5.4L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FTRF27L3X
Need help with this one. Truck runs fine most of the time but intermittantly, on heavy accel,cruising,stopping, truck will die. When this happens I lose the speedometer and odometer. Truck won't start back up until I cycle the key off and on. No codes are stor...
2003 Ford Mustang 3.8L Mechanical VIN: 1FAFP44413
this vehicle came to use from a body shop to recharge a/c, because the condensor was replaced. we charged with the proper amount, when the vehicle was first started the high side pegged our gauge and the compressor was very noisey, at this point we removed the...
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L manual ac controler VIN: 1FDWF36P35
i have a f350 superduty blowing out only from defrost vents. no vacum supply going to controler. has some kind of vacum pump or something like that. have not really seen this kind of set up before. need a ford tech to please help
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTWW31P35
hi group customer decided to steam clean engine compartment thought it was dirty go figure, anyway know it has a bad idle surge or misfire and sounds weird when first started in morning. scanned pcm came up with codes listed, cleared codes and they come right ... Trouble codes: P2284, P2623
2002 Lincoln LS 3.9L reminders VIN: 1LNHM87A12
Car came in for a lube, oil and filter and a a/c filter replacement required. We replace the cabin air filter and tried to reset the reminder but it wont let us. We use the instructions from alldata and out of the owners manual but neither worked. It gets to t...
1997 Mercury Villager (Van) GS 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 4M2DV1112V
this customer bring this va because has code PO135 other mechanic cut the connector in the o2 sensor bank#1 sensor#1 now i tried to connect without connector because i can't find it but i don't now the order or color .please any ideas how i can hook up the wir...
1998 Mercury Mystique LS 2.5L Mechanical VIN: 1MEFM66L0W
this thing has a bad noise in the front cover, i think?? sound like the bearings are out of the thing but the noise i believe is in the front cover. listening it sounds like it is at the top of the bal. towards the front. inside the cover. since it is an 7 hr ...
1999 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L abs module VIN: 2MEFM74W5X
This Grand Marquis originally came in with the anti-lock, and the trac-off lights on. I Pulled three codes from the abs module, C1095 - Hyd. pump motor circuit failure, B1342 - ECU internal Failure, B1676 - Batt. Voltage out of range. I proceeded to test the g...

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1999 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L wipers VIN: 1FMR4176XX
I realy gave up on this expedition after i put 3 new sw`s at least thought they new but not from the dealer so we deside to take it to dealership they put a ford new sw and is fixed do you beleive that i just learned not to buy after market electrical parts.Th...
2004 Ford Freestar 3.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTZA54634
Thanks for all the replies. Most of you said these have alot of MAF issues, and to clean or replace. I cleaned the MAF, and had to give the vehicle back to the customer right away due to lack of time to drive it myself. The customer has not returned for their ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
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