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1996 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTJW35F6T
My father bought a diesel F-350. I told him we did not work on diesels. He said check it out anyhow. (yes father)The truck seames to run good but the chech engine light keeps coming on for the same 2 codes. P0236 turbo boost sensor A circuit performance and co... Trouble codes: P0236 (Turbo boost sensor A circuit performance), P1211 (Injector control pressure higher or lower than desiered)
1997 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L Shift Points VIN: 1FTCR10A2V
Hello All, We replaced the trans with a reman unit as old one was too damnaged and the cost was too much for customer. When we installed the reman trans it shifted great, all shifts on time and felt good. The further I drove it the 1-2 shift got very harsh an...
2001 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L converter VIN: 1FTYR14U61
customer delivered vehicle on a trailer, what it does is when you put it into drive the torque converter locks up and kills the engine, if it is put in reverse the engine does not die, also found on the hoist when it is put into manual low, the torque converte...
2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L shifting VIN: 1FAFP53U65
car came to us with a hard shift into second. driving the vehicle i discovered it would not came out of first unless you wrap up the rpms. tests and research convinced me of internal seal issues. installed reman from jasper. car shifted great for numerous trip...

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1996 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDHE27Y8T
Here it is. The vacuum line (plastic assembly) that runs under the intake runner had a very small leak on the corner and when the engine flexed there was a vacuum loss. The leak did not occur at idle. The lines are no longer available from Ford and required fa... Trouble codes: P0411.
1996 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Steering shudder
I got a total of 31 replys on this Explorer steering shudder and about 90% said air in system from turning the wheels without the engine running,( the vehicle originally had a bad fuel pump so it was turned without the engine running), most replys said it woul...
1997 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FDEE14L1V
ideas suggested by fellow members have been helpful but have not led me in a direction that has effected a cure. condition is very intermittant and i am still pursuing a solution. when i am able to effect a solution i will update this request.
1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FTRF17W3X
Thank you to all that offered help, I did a cylinder leak test found burnt intake valve on number six cylinder why i did not check this last night I dont know tired I guess last vehicle of the day plus the fact I didnt know that the compression was that high o... Trouble codes: P0306 (Misfire Cylinder 6).
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