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1987 Ford F-350 Custom 7.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2FTJW35L4H
driving down the road this vehicle will intermittantly (town or highway) jerk a few times then stall. will not restart immediately. must pull over for 3 - 5 minutes. may stall a couple more times on way back to shop. we installed a clear fuel filter inline nea...
2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Spark Knock VIN: 1FTZR26V7Y
Need help. I have been trying to get this ranger running right for some time now. I but it some to have a spark knock during accel. and when a load is put on the engine. Plus, in the moring when the truck is cold it sounds like a valve spring is making noise o...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L transmission VIN: 1FMZU73EX2
This Exploder came in with electrical problems and missing gears 2,3 and 5. At first I thought it was the valve body gaskets. When I dropped the pan I found a broken intermediate band, the valve body gaskets are the new bonded to plate. I pulled the transmissi...
2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L seat heater VIN: 5LMFU28R63
I have one here that mitchell does not seem to offer help with regards to testing. I have checked fuses and power on the seat heaters and all is good. I called dealer and they stated that there is no heating element in this vehicle. Does this vehicle use coola...
2000 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Brakes VIN: 1MEFM50U6Y
This car was sold by a friend's wholesale lot that I do a lot of business with and I am trying to help them out with it. The complaint is the brake pedal will be hard and the car is very difficult to stop. It has almost caused a few accidents. The problem is v...

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1997 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FDKE37L2V
I have received an abundance of help from all of you. I'm in the process of doing some of the testing which requires some time. I would like to thank everyone who responded to my question.
1999 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L 4WD/Lo VIN: 1FTZR15XTB
I am ready to post a fix on this one. The original problem was no 4wd at all. As stated earlier I had replaced the shift/encoder motor, which enabled the 4wd-Hi. I then replaced the GEM Module with a used unit. This turned out to be the problem. I had earlier ...
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