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1965 Ford MUSTANG 289CID frame rails VIN: 5F08T65875
I was just wondering if anyone out in our world has done extensive floor and frame rail repairs on early Mustangs. I Bought this car for a song but its in bad shape the floors have been amaturly repaired with what looks like the sides of a refrigerator and the...
1989 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FMEV15N5K
First this bronco is well mantained. the problem comes about when the engine reaches operating temp. It acts like the engine is skipping on a cylinder. when it is cold it runs fine with no problem. When it is running rough i can mist the air filter with starti...
1997 Ford F Super Duty 7.3L cooling VIN: 1FDLF47FXV
we replaced compressor and drier and orfice tube and ac condenser, but yet we are still having same problem occur we replaced orfice tube 5 times and still we continue to get weak performance at idle any suggestions?
1999 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L cylinder head VIN: 1FMRU1861X
I recieved this Expedition from my customer after his wife sent it to another shop. She went to them because "we can fix it cheaper than anyone else in town". The only problem it had was the passenger side head gasket was weeping a little oil between the head ...
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L Misfire
Hello All Ill make this short as possible... this Ford is a fleet truck that is used virtually used 24/7 on short runs and lots of idle time. It came in 3 days ago with a dead misfire...all plugs were worn out and # 5 plug was black. Cat converter was restric...
2005 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on, No Communication DLC VIN: 2FAHP71W35
Hi everyone, I am really stuck on this one. Car came in with check engine light on. When I connected my Snap on there is no communication. I tried the same with the genisys 2000. I took it over to my friend's shop and still could not pull codes because of "no ...

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1998 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 6.8L MIL Lamp on, P0131, No Symptoms VIN: 1FDXE40S5W
I cannot post a fix yet as vacations--both customer's and mine--are preventing further analysis until late August, after this post will expire. I will update this request once I have it nailed, and I will nail it. Got three replies, all very thoughtful: I ha... Trouble codes: P0131 (Lack of HEGO switching lean limit HEGO 1-1).
1998 Ford F-150 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: KEIEIKSKS9
hello all, i fixed this one...only after prying more info out of the owner. it seems that he had someone ??? pull codes for him and it had a egr code and this person also told him that the sensors go bad alot. so he went to the recycle yard and pulled one o... Trouble codes: P0401.
1999 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L powersteering pump VIN: 1FG3JJJIOI
im gonna try a pump than go to the rack lines are dry and tight.
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L starter VIN: 2FMZA5147X
Dear Auto Techs. Sorry I'm so long closing this post. It took awhile to reach the customer; get authorized, keys made etc. I want to thank the 5 that replied to my request. One even gave a phone # and I talked to him on the phone. His suggestion was I could er...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Timing VIN: 1FTNF21LXE
Hello, Thanks to all that took the time to help. I knew that I should do it right but I did not want to. But I decided to replace the chains,guides,tensioners,tensioner arms, crank gear and oil pump. The cam gears are pressed to the cam and are not replacable ...
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