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1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L ignition lock assembly VIN: 1FTEF14N4R
Hey guys, I have to replace the shift handle on this truck and cant seem to figure out how to get the lock assembly or atleast the outer cover so I can remove the top steering cover to remove and replace the old shift lever. Any help would be appreciated.
1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L windshield wipers VIN: 1FAFP57U5W
Have a 1998 ford taurus here with windshield wipers inoperable. Attempted to replace wiper motor, and still do not work. Followed flow chart i recieved from all data, checked GEM module for trouble codes none recieved. checked for voltage at terminals 2 and 3 ...
1999 Ford Explorer XLS 5.0L auto ride control VIN: 1FMZ435POW
vehicle rids rough after our shop lifted vehicle on our hoist. message center indicates that something wrong with ride adjustment Let me know.
2000 Ford F-150 5.4L engine VIN: 2FTRX18LOY
This truck came in with intermitent overheating and no heat from heater. Performed block test for compression gases in coolant, checked for coolant leaks, found plugged rad and loose fan clutch. The coolant was slow to flow across rad. Replaced rad and fan clu...

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1995 Ford Taurus GL 3.8L No Start, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FALP5747S
replaced leaking head gaskets becuase of the overheating.
1996 Ford Escort 1.9L Alternator
Back to basics...found a problem with the main ground at the tranny AND the auxillary gnd was not connected...So after running for 15 min the fan would come on and affect the gnd enough to cause the alt to lose gnd and go to discharge...The bolt attaching the ...
2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU03111
thanks to all that replied most said smoke test when cold we let it sit over nite , smoked it this morning at lord and behold there it was smoke coming out of the #4 cyl.intake runner. what must be happening is when it warms up it seals up cuase it would only ... Trouble codes: P0304.
2001 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L Speedometer VIN: 1FTZR15E71
Well, the vehicle has not yet returned for further diagnosis. I did receive several responses ranging from a faulty cluster to possibly being able to go in and recalibrate the speedo using a factory scanner. If and when the vehicle does return, I will update w...
2003 Ford E-350 5.4L no compression VIN: 1FDWE35L73
When we put air on #7 cyl. with the rockers removed, air escaped from the crankcase. The owner ordered a Ford reman. long block to be installed. I could not see any difference in the hight of the valve stems. Looking into the intake port the intake valve had a...
1995 Lincoln Continental Diamond Anniversary 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNLM97V2S
after performing a smoke test,the only leaks found were out of thr imrc bearings.applied heavy grease to the bearings and the numbers all fell in to spec.i remember the on the 3.8 fords this was supposed to be a metered air leak and normal.i find no indication... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
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