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1982 Ford WARD 370CID Brake alarm VIN: B61CVEE119
This bus has a good pedal for the first attempt , after this if you depress the pedal 3 or four times the vacuum gauge is going down to the point were the alarm is been activated. We check vacuum and vacuum lines all is ok ,another facility replace boosters (2...
1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Drive-axles VIN: 1FMPU18L1X
truck came in with poping in front, going straight and mostly turning.acts like its in abind,.it has a4wd and 4x4 high,and 4x4 low.put in 4x4 it does the same.acts like wheel hopping, feels like missing atooth on defientral.it jumps like front wheels locking u...
2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Surge VIN: 1FMYU04101
customer complained of car surges only when cold once it warms it goes away.found a new egr in car and also u can swear u hear a vacuum leak but none found.
2002 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Power Sliding Doors VIN: 2FMZA52422
Customer says both power sliding doors do not fully close. Right now the left side is working but the right side is not. When it slides closed (under power) the front latch latches but the rear latch does not. When it comes to a close the interior light goes o...
2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.6L drivetrain VIN: 1FMDU74W02
Thanks in advance. This vehicle has me stumped! It has a vibration starting at 35mph and increases with speed, that you can feel in your seat. You dont notice it in the wheel. Can not do any thing to change it.- (turn, 4high, 4low, wheel back and forth.)I have...
2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L instriment cluster VIN: 1FTSE34L06
thanks in advace for any and all help. this van came in with the complant of the battery going dead and the instriment gauges comeing on with key out of the ignition. i experianced the problem and pulled a b1352 code out of the instriment cluster. but when iwe...
1998 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L won't shift in to the 4x4 gear you select VIN: 5LMP428L5W
at first the switch would not shift the front axle into 4wd. we replaced the shift relay in the dash and now it will shift from 2wd into 4wd but it shows on the dash that it stays in 4wd all thru the 4wd selection ie: awd)4wd 4h)4wd, 4l)4wd

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1997 Ford Probe 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: IZVLT22B7U
Hi everyone: Sorry for the long wait. This car turned around and finally showed its ugly head. I checked every reply and some gave me some extra checks to preform. The main one I was worried about was the compression but every cylinder checked out good. We let... Trouble codes: P0306.
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, HARD START VIN: 1FTNX21F8Y
Thank you all for the fast replies. The glow plugs cured the problem. 3 on R bank, and 2 on left bank were open. Why the self test through scanner passed I have no clue. Also, why would disconnecting the pressure sensor have any affect on starting? The gl... Trouble codes: P1281 (ICP out of range high), P1211.
2002 Ford E-550 Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FDAW57F12
i gave up on the vehical took it to the dealer they siad it was the iac they replaced it and it fixed it go figure. sorry it took so long to reply but i have been wiating to hear back from the dealer
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L 4wd shift solenoid VIN: 1FTSX31L42
Finally figured it out, that wire shares a splice with the turn signals, repaired the short and it works great.
2003 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L no 4x4 engagment VIN: 1FTRX18L13
Thanks to all that replied. It was hard to get the vehicle to duplicate the problem, but when it did I saw that the front drive line was turning and that the tires were not. The fix was a worn fork in the front axle tub. Dealer has a kit for the fix just li...
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FTSW21Y25
James from AZ nailed this one...simple fix. Cleaned the throttle plates...worked great. A big thanks to everyone who responded to my request. Again, thank you James. Mike. Trouble codes: P0506 (Idle Air Control System RPM lower than expected).
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTWW31P65
Thanks to all that replied.As suggested i sent the vehicle to the dealer.The turbo was replaced under warranty and of course they changed the egr that i just changed.They said the problem was there was rust in the turbo.Thanks Again Trouble codes: P0299.
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