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1993 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L ABS pump VIN: 1FMDU34X8P
This vehicle's ABS system is way too active.Symptoms started in July, and at that time, I scanned for codes and retrieved:11-defective ECU;63-pump motor fault;65-pump motor;and 67-acceleration switch fault. Per customer request,since it was summer and dry, I p...
1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L None VIN: 1FAFP52UXW
Okay Blue Oval experts, I've got a good one for you! This vehicle came in with the MIL on and two transmission codes present; P0705- Transmission Range Switch Circuit Fault and P1702- TRS Circuit Fault (Intermittent). Data stream showed high sensor voltage, so...
1999 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Heater Core Leaks VIN: 2MEFM75W8X
We have a 1999 Mercury Gran Marquis in with a leaking heater core. The customer just showed me 7 different receipts for heater cores done in the past- 5 of which were done at different Ford and Mercury dealers with factory OEM heater cores. One heater core don...

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1995 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA5141S
I rechecked CMP timing it was dead on,with the cam sensor alignment tool. Wave form looked good on the new cam sensor,but I decided to replace it again, and it was fixed. So the fix was, replace defective Cam sensor (CMP). Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam Position Sensor Circiut Fault).
1995 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FALP52U8S
Short and sweet,tan/yellow wire rubbing on trans side pan,thanks to all that offered help,have a great holiday!!! Jim
1996 Ford F-350 Special 7.3L No Start VIN: 2FDKF38F2T
Thanks everybody, I tryed the CAM sensor and checked the inputs and power, then I replaced the IDM Module and it started right up. Thanks for your help.
1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Heater VIN: 1FAFP53U2X
I learned a lot on this vehicle, and really appreciate ALL the help provided by my fellow technicians on Iatn!! It turned out to be a multifaceted repair, but in the end the heat is fantastic, and I learned a few things. I had never seen a water pump with t...
1996 Lincoln Continental Anniversary 4.6L ride control VIN: 1LNLM97V9T
Unfortunlatly I lowered the rear manually and it has worked normally since.I have an air bag losing air slowly on one strut I repaired,I now have scan tool and am testing.I will repost at a latter time with the results.
2001 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM55S41
SORRY I WAITED SO LONG TO GIVE YOU GUYS MY REPORT ON THIS VEHICLE- BUT THE CAR IS FROM A CAR LOT AND THEY WERE DRAGGING THEIR FEET ON WHAT TO DO-THE END RESULT WE CAME UP WITH IS THAT BY JUDGING BY HOW THE SPARK PLUGS LOOKED WITH THE OIL FOULING I WENT WITH TH... Trouble codes: P1401 (dpfe fault-out of range), P1150 (fuel trim at limit), P1151 (fuel trim lean), P0171 (lean bank one), P0174 (lean bank two), P0304 (cylinder 4-5-6-misfire).
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