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1993 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L rotors/pads VIN: 1FMDU34XXP
customer towed in truck and states that the right front brakes locked up and jerked the steering wheel out of her hand. she regained control and drove truck about 6 miles to her drive way. she states that the right front wheel was smoking so bad that she thoug...
1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L Ride Control VIN: 2FTHF26G6S
Customer complains of wandering. Vehicle did not, and does not pull, but wanders all over the road, requiring constant steering correction, worse when pulling trailer. See history above, we now have it in the shop installing a steering gear box, did not seem t...
1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L No Start, VIN: 1FMRU1769X
I have this Expedition that won't start at times (no spark and fuel). When it starts there are no codes present. When it won't start found codes P1260 in PCM, U1147 & U1262 in PATS (HEC). Power and grounds to (HEC) are ok. Followed Alldata flow chart for U1147... Trouble codes: P1260 (Theft Detected - Vehicle Immobilized), U1147 (SCP Invalid or Missing Data for Vehicle Security), U1262 (Missing SCP Message)
2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU04161
intermittant p0351 code setting, unable to pinpoint as yet. any suggestions greatly appreciated. Trouble codes: P0351
1989 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 2MEBM74F5K
This car has a problem of dying when turning slow,(parking lot manuvers) also it is doing from drive to park or back to drive or reverse. It has plenty of power and idles good. It has a intermittent stutter when taking off. Timing is set to 10 degrees btdc. Th... Trouble codes: 32 (evr below voltage limit)

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2004 Ford Freestar SES 3.9L ac system VIN: 2FMZA57694
well i finally fixed this nightmare stephen hit it on the head i pulled the orfice that the other tech said he replaced he did not well it was full of debris so i flushed the whole system and put a new comp,acc,orfice and rear expansion valve well i go to char...
2005 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L No Start VIN: 2FAFP71WX5
I had swapped computers with another 05 crown vic and cranked it up for about 4 seconds, long enough to know it would crank, and tried it in the no crank vehicle, (it did not crank). replaced the ETC, APP sensor, and checked hots and grounds. Here at the city,...
1998 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L compressor VIN: 5LMPU28L1W
The vehicle was functioning properly whenever I tested it. I was made aware of a Ford TSB which advised replacing the 2 chassis mounted air solenoids, blowing out the lines from the compressor to solenoid and replacing the compressor. We followed the TSB, but ...
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