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1948 Ford f1 312CID No Start VIN: 1948FORDF1
hello all, i have a 1948 ford f1 pick up here that will not start. no spark is the problem. we have replaced plugs, wires, points and condensor, coil, generator and voltage regulator also battery. this truck has been sitting out side for at least 5 years. acco...
1989 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Charging VIN: 2FTDF15N5K
Hi Have this ford that sat for 3 days and could tell foe a week when starting it sounde like a weaker cranking, then went to start it and it was a weak starting like low battery, shut vehicle off and restarted and it just did the clicking noise. Put charger o...
1993 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 2FTJW35MOP
I hope you can help me this truck has a 7.3 that is hard to start when hot. Fuel filter was leaking and was replaced and did not fix the problem. Fuelppresser is normal. Cool the guy will fire right up but hot you have to crank it a long time. I'm not real sha...
1995 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 4.9L Stall VIN: 1FBHS31Y4S
This truck runs fine until you very very lightly feather the accelerator pedal then it will die. Checked for vacuum leaks and repaired throttle body gasket and hose to the evap. system. O2 sensor was changed but there was no improvement. Fuel pressure is @58 p...
1996 Ford Bronco Eddie Bauer 5.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FMEU15N9T
Thanks everyone for looking at this. This Bronco came in with a complaint of a intermitant Stalling/No start condition. It was towed in and would not start in the lot so I threw an ignition module in it and it started and I thought that was the end of it, but ... Trouble codes: P0320, P1351
1996 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L skips 3rd gear VIN: 2FTHF36F3T
HI EVERYBODY This 96 powerstroke w/E4OD will not go in to 3rd. came in with the tranfercase dangling by the driveshafts. Broken tail housing & bent tail shaft. we toke it to are tranny shop got it overhaul & shaft put in. installed it an has no 3rd gear. it wi...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L left front VIN: 1FTNX21F51
REAL HEAD SCATCHER HERE, I had 2 of these pull in, twin trucks both suffering with the left front brake locking up on the last rotation of the wheel during brakeing. happens every time when braking , right before you come to a complete stop I mean right before...
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSW31F11
HELP DIESEL GUYS this is my personal truck it had a module or (chip) in the processor that came from the dealer that way they had ordered the modules blank and programed them themselves they came from western diesel the problem is that when towing up steep gra... Trouble codes: P1211, P1249
2001 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP31311
This car has an intermittent no start/ long cranking problem only when cold(ect below 90f). It starts 90% of the time. It acts like it has no spark or injector pw. Only problem is that it has both spark and injector pw. When I can get it to act up, I can start... Trouble codes: U1600 (pass key error)
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L noise VIN: 1FTPX14554
i have this ford f150 that has a very loud rattle on accel at around 4000rpm it possibly is one of the front cats but i'm not sure. is there any common faults for rattle vibration on these trucks. i can't duplicate the noise when power braking, and i don't hea...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L transfer case shift VIN: 1FTSX21P35
Hi, folks. This vehicle complaint was intermittantly going into 4WD by itself. Codes in transfer case module were as listed above. I cleared all codes and one that returned fairly quickly was P1867. Chasing this code, step E38 tells me to verify over 9 volts w...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L transfer case shift VIN: 1FTSX21P35
Hi, folks. This vehicle complaint was intermittantly going into 4WD by itself. Codes in transfer case module were as listed above. I cleared all codes and one that returned fairly quickly was P1867. Chasing this code, step E38 tells me to verify over 9 volts w...
2006 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Transfer case VIN: 1FMPU165X6
Hey guys, Thanks in advance for your input. The officer who drives this truck on the night shift says he hears what he describes as the 4 wheel drive trying to engage at low speeds. We had another expedition in the fleet that had a similar complaint and the va...
2002 Lincoln LS 3.9L No Start, Stall VIN: 1LNHM87A32
Customer complains that vehicle will stall then will not start. Engine cranks but will not run. When vehicle showed up on the hook it would start. We have not been able to verify the complaint of the vehicle stalling. The P0350 code was retrieved but are unsur... Trouble codes: P0350 (Ignition coil primary circuit malfunction)
1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L starting VIN: 1ZWFT61L1X
Had a genius work on this car he put an engine in out of another car and the engine will start and run but you have to have the key on and and jump across starter with screwdrivers or pliers and that baby will fire right up but will not start with key looks li...
2001 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L tcc VIN: 2MEFM75W11
I really appreciate any help with this! I have a first time customer who brought their mercury in for a misfire. After test driving the car, it felt like it was a trans shudder rather than a misfire. I did all the normal stuff to try to make it misfire and cou...

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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L clutch VIN: 1FTSW31F7X
The repair was to replace the shift fork. it was bent. I can't believe the junk the domestic companies make. Ford should have to warranty this problem.
2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L engine temp VIN: 1FTRX08L41
2003 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L MIL Lamp on
sorry for the wait.customer is still of town.will keep you posted.thanx for all the help Trouble codes: P0175, P0357.
2004 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FDXF46P44
After removing the wiring from the pcm to the cmp, I found no breaks or problems with the connector. After reinstalling and testing for extended periods of time, I discussed the circumstances with the fleet manager and the decision was made to drive the truck ... Trouble codes: P0404, P0480, P0675, P2614.
2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.8L Fuel filler VIN: 1FBSS31S44
We checked all the vent hoses and pipes and found no restrictions. The charcoal canister was found to be flooded. We replced the canister. Because it is a rental and had a full tank of fuel, we were unable to confirm the fix at this point. We will know after t...
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