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1989 Ford F-350 Custom 7.3L power steering VIN: 2FDLF47M3K
Well I am a little out of my element on this one. We normally do not get involved with dually's or diesels and especially diesel dually's. But, this customer has many vehicles in the family that we service so we made an exception. Another shop has recently rep...
1997 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 1GT456H765
when starting hard to start will die if give gas,once warm runs better and idles better,has anyone seen these codes on this car before ill write more info next day or two once i have more solveing on it thank ahead of time Trouble codes: P0172, P0175, P0232, P1270
1995 Mercury Cougar XR-7 3.8L Misfire VIN: 1MELM6248S
This car misfires and only misfires as your are sweeping the throttle between 10% to60%. As soon as the throttle is steady the misfire is gone. The problem is slightly better as the car warms up but still very noticeable. This misfire is a definite single cyli...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Parasitic draw VIN: 1FMDU34E4V
Hello all, Thanks for the replies. I was never able to duplicate the drain in the bay. I wanted to perform an open circuit voltage drop test, where I measure the open circuit voltage of the battery then let the car sit for several days and recheck to see if ...
1997 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L No Start
hey guys thanks for all the help,the problem turned out to be the crank sensor,i appreciate all of the help and hope that i can be help to you all.
1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FMPU18L8X
Hello all, Well after some extensive research into the coil problems on Ford's modular engines, I have come up largely empty handed. Many people who responded to my request pointed out common EXTERNAL causes of coil failure; Worn spark plug gaps and coolan... Trouble codes: P0303 (Misfire Cylinder 3), P0304 (Misfire cylinder 4).
1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L radio VIN: 1FAFP53U8X
Thanks for all the response. I had to let the car go back to the customer as they needed it for a trip. I'm not sure when I will see it again. I have pretty much checked all the wiring for shorts and opens. I guess my next course of action will be a range sens...
1999 Ford Contour SVT 2.5L rotors VIN: 1FAFP68G8X
i'm going to put this under fix because i was probably worried about nothing. i was just curious if anyone else had encountered this. all the replies were good and made sense. i guess this particular brake caliper design and function makes this sort of thing p...
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