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1989 Ford F-250 Custom 7.3L hydrualic VIN: 1FTHFZ6MXK
this truck came to our shop after owner and others did repairs.rear steel line rusted out .owner replaced lines and cylinders.after bleeding truck would stop but setting still with pressure on pedal it would very slowly drop to about 1 inch from floor.they the...
2000 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L Draw VIN: 1FMDU84P6Y
Need some help from all you ford guys. This explorer came in with a draw on the battery 198 mamps when you remove fuse number 25 7.5 amp the draw goes down to 13 mamps this fuse supplys power to The PATS module,the GEM module and the instrument cluster it is a...
2003 Ford E-250 4.2L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE24213
These two codes always set while the vehicle is idling warming up normally before truck reaches 120 degrees F. After truck warms up fuel trims go to normal. No vacumm leaks can be found with the intake pressurized with smoke even when cold. Have also tried pro... Trouble codes: 1131 (lack of o2 swithch bank 1 lean), 1151 (lack of o2 switch bank 2 lean)
2004 Ford Taurus SES 3.0L wipers VIN: 1FAFP55SX4
hello fellow members i have a ford taurus with stumbling wipers . the wiper relay does not stay energized long enough for the wiper arms to make it across the glass . goes about a quarter sweep at a time . according to all- data the smart junction box controls...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L noise in upper end of engine VIN: 1FTPW14524
thanks for any suggestions. I have this 2004 truck that has a distinct lifter type noise. I took this truck to a machine shop and they also thought it was a lifter noise. So i replace the lifters and the noise is still there.When cold noise is not present but ...
1997 Mercury Villager GS 3.0L Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2DV1117V
Customer brought van in with SES complaint and Cruise inop since another shop replaced VSS Sensor... Scan found above faults road tested with scanner speedo and tach work scanner will not read Vehicle speed. Tested systems with tests provided by Mitchell leads... Trouble codes: P0500 (Vehicle Speed Sensor), P0725 (Engine speed signal problem)

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1999 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14C1X
thanks to everyone who replied.tried de-carbonizing did not fix it.sent truck to local dealer to remove cylinder head.engine had alot of miles on it time for valve job.we don,t do major engine work. Trouble codes: P0301.
2000 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM58U3Y
to let everyone know that took time to help on this one that we do have the car fixed the problem was with the fuel rail pressure sensor installed the new sensor and my pressure came right up to spec range and my long term fuel trims went to a nice range indic... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P0300, P1131, P1150, P0401.
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