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1993 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L Heater Core VIN: 1FMEU15N2P
We are on our 4th heater core all aluminum cores. Each time the cooling system was flushed with Prestone HD flush chemical and we are using virgin coolant and using the additive called “Kool It" we have .02 to .08 volt’s in the cooling system but on cranking w...
1995 Ford Contour GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FALP6538S
codes 335 and 336 come and go one at a time on different test drives checked to see if egr was working proper ok not carboned up replaced dpfe sensor and tubes they were very corrided voltage was .04 now at1.06 at idle on test drive acts like coming out of gea... Trouble codes: 335 (dpfe high), 336 (dpfe high pressure)
1996 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 5.8L speedometer VIN: 1FTJS34H1T
vehicle came in for a trans problem & speedo inop. dropped trans pan & valve body bolts were in bottom of pan. replaced transmission with a ford rebuild& used instrument cluster. trans ok now but speedo still fluctuates from 0 to 35 mph. replaced rear wheel sp...
1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L fuel guage, battery VIN: 1FALP5226T
hey ford guys, I have this taurus FFV(flex fuel). It come in with multiple problems. I am not sure if they are related at all. First the gas guage doesn't work all the time. I have got the guage to start teading if i tap on the FFV module behind radio. They sa...
2005 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTPX12565
I purchased this truck new and drove it to west coast and back in April of 2005. Vehicle/engine ran smooth and mileage was as expected. Had a few problems with engine after returning but were taken care of under warranty. In the last 3-4K engine has started to...
1999 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Coolant VIN: 5LMPU28A0X
Have this 99 Lincoln With 5.4L. Coolant is a rust color. Many of the newer Fords are coming in with this rusty color coolant. I know it was Orange originally. This lincoln has a rusted out coolant pipe behind the water pump causing a leak. Coolant system looks...

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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Low power,low boost VIN: 1FTWW33F5Y
Well, back to basics. Called other shop today. Said the had put turbo back on and replaced all rubber couplers at tubes. Whistling was gone but still low power. Had them bring over to shop so I could lay eyes on truck while running. Fuel pressure gauge was hoo... Trouble codes: P0476.
2001 Ford Escort SE 2.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP13P91
This car needed a PCV valve. I could not get a PCV valve for this car the same day so I just used a different one to test it. With a different PCV valve plugged in the car did not set the KOER P1101 MAF out of range code. I ordered the correct PCV from Ford an...
2003 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FAFP48Y23
Boy do I feel Dum, most replies were leaning towards a iac problem. This is a simple system and it did not sense of what was happening untill I looked down in frustration and noticed the return spring had NO tension when throttle was closed. So a new strong th... Trouble codes: 1507 (IAC overspeed error).
2004 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L alternator VIN: 1FTYR10D14
i gave the alt a extra ground and vehicle began to charge. then i found a tsb on a ground at the pass. side from the cab to the chass. that could a no charge. so i cleaned the ends. vehicle belongs to a parts store so i get to see it 2-3 times a day. i check i...
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