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1995 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Gasket VIN: 1FALP42T9S
Hi there, I am an Automotive Tech student at Western Nebraska Community College in Scottsbluff Nebraska. While assembling my engine I am having trouble finding a head gaskets for my car. My car is a 1995 Ford Mustang 5.0, fuel injection, manual tranny. The eng...
1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 2FTZX1766W
Vehicle has been sitting at our shop approx. 6 months or so, wouldn't start, we found that the fuel pump was bad and it had bad fuel in the tank. Replaced fuel pump and got all of the bad gas out of the tank. Now we have a constant misfire. Replaced plugs, wir...
1998 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L power steering VIN: 1FAFP52S9W
power steering quits while driving. turning engine off and restarting solves problem. no leaks, no noise...does not seem to be weather related or due to driving style
2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Door latch VIN: 1FAFP36P3Y
This vehical came in with the customer stating that the passenger side doors would not open. We confirmed the situiation and proceeded to investigate. After testing we discovred the power door lock actuators in thoses doors were bad. The problem is that we hav...
2000 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L oiul pressure VIN: 1FAFP53U8Y
Oil light will occassionally come on hot idling in gear. Car is extremely clean and so is engine, well maintained. Oil pressure is as stated, hot at 2000 RPM is 55 PSI, hot idle in gear 12 PSI. Customer requested oil pump replacement and I explained this may o...
2003 Ford E-350 7.3L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FTSE34F93
i am hoping a diesel tech can help me here. we are working on a 2003 e-350 diesel, the complaint is lack of power and white smoke from exhaust. when we drive the vehicle and try to accelerate it will shake and lose all power, white smoke will come from tailpip...
2001 Lincoln Continental 4.6L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1LNHM97V51
HELP!!! This lincoln is making me bald at arapid pace.The vehicle came in several weeks ago with a misfire complaint.I went into mode 6 and found mis fires on CYL 1,2,3.I pulled plugs and found them worn.I replaced plugs and the 3 coils that had misfires.I tes...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1996 Ford Contour GL 2.5L airbag light VIN: 1FALP661TK
This vehicle has not been repaired. Two of the three replies I received gave info I already had or tried. The third offered to help if I gave more info which I did and never heard back. We own this vehicle so I will just work through it on my own as time allow...
1996 Ford Contour GL 2.0L water pump VIN: 1FALP6530T
Well the owner was provided with a repair estimate that was based on the information that was provided here. They took the car to think about the repair and have decided not to fix. The info given was very good and fit right in with what was happening. Several...
1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L forward gears VIN: 2FTRX17W9X
customer picked up vehicle, stated he would take to transmission shop, last time i talked to customer, about a week ago he stated that his son added some type of additive to transmission fluid & was a little better, was not ready to take to transmission shop a...
1999 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FMDU34E4X
Sorry for taking so [...] to close this help request. The customer picked up the truck and was going to try premium fuel.He called back after a few weeks.Truck still runs rough when cold.I got the truck back and replaced both upper and lower intake gaskets. Alo...
2004 Ford Focus LX 2.3L warning lights VIN: 1FAFP33Z04
I have to appologize for not getting back to everyone sooner. The good news is that we were able to solve the problem. this was my first help request and I am gratefull for everyones help. James from Califoria nailed the problem for us. We removed the cluster ...
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L blowing antifreeze out VIN: 1FTWW31P05
This vehicle is fixxed. Removed heads and found left Gasket blown between cyl 4 and cyl 6,right gasket blown into water jacket on cyl 3 at 5 oclock position. Replaced head gaskets, Egr cooler (per recommendations) and checked turbo actuator. It worked fine. On...
1995 Mercury Mystique 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1MELM6530S
Just on a hunch, And having the car lot not be too clear with why they did what they did, combined with the fact that I could unhook the MAF and the problem would dissappear I replaced the MAF The car runs fine. Reinstalling the old MAF causes the problem to r... Trouble codes: P0519.
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