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1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L valve ping VIN: 1FTYR14VOX
This vehicle belongs to my part house salesman, the pressure is on. His Ranger has severe valve ping. It is a flex fuel but if he run any gas other than Shell midgrade or BP midgrade it will ping excessively. The dealer has reprogramed the PCM to try to cure t...
2000 Ford Explorer XLT 5.0L Driver air bag VIN: 1FMDU83P3Y
This one is driving me crazy, the worst thing it is my roommates, and he bought the car from our dealership so gettin my but kicked at work and home:). So, the under seat plug has been repaired and replaced once, not by us. The wires are white/light Blue and b...
2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Stall VIN: 2FTRF07232
We received this vehicle on thursday. The customer on bring the vehicle to us -had the vehicle stall on him 10 times and then just turn the key and it starts immediately. We put the gensys on the vehicle and while doing so it quite twice on us before we even k... Trouble codes: P0125, P1000, P1112
2003 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Steering/suspension VIN: 1FMFU16L03
I'm a retired Ford tech (driveability) who's been away from the wrench end for several years now. Recently had to trade my excellent handling Explorer (V8-4WD)for the larger Expedition (V8-4WD)to accomodate towing a 26' toyhauler. Vehicle has relatively low mi...

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1992 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEX15NIN
Thanks very much to the 6 techs who took their time to reply, especialy La Mont from Ohio, and Shannon from California.When I first started working on vehicle I saw that there was vacuum at EGR when runing KOER. After still getting code 33 insufficent EGR flow... Trouble codes: 33 (Insufficent EGR flow detected).
1992 Ford F-350 Custom 5.8L MIL Lamp on, engine races VIN: 2FTHF36H6N
I suppose the first rule we overlooked, was, we believed what the customer said, and, we believed that a new TSP had been installed. As most of you know, the TSP is rather inaccessible, so we didn't do as much testing on it as we should have, and instead put m... Trouble codes: 123 (tp above max voltage), 327 (evp circuit below min voltage), 328 (evp voltage below closed limit).
1996 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L o/d light VIN: 1FTHX26F5T
Thanks for all the information that has been given. Did find a 16 pin dlc right up the back of the dash. This truck was l/h/d converted to r/h/d. Also have been told truck has been under water. all fuse boxs signs salt water. have replace all fuses relay etc.M...
1998 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L 3-4 VIN: 1FTNS2420W
thanks to all who took there valuable time to reply.when i took the trany apart this time iwas very carefull for details i found that i missed the overdrive servo pin from touching the band since i could not air check the piston this time i made sure that the ...
2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FWYU04131
sorry for the delay but the owner of the vehicle took some time to decide what to do with it. the problem was that when vehicle sat over-night there was about 25% cylinder leakage in #1 cold. if the engine was started and ran for 1-2 minutes the leakage was on...
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