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1997 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L No Start
I need some help from Diesel Technitians. This van came to our repair shop for fuel leak we replaced the fuel pump and all hoses. I tried to start the van and i have a non start condition. I read in Alldata if there is any bleed procedure and i dont found any ...
1997 Ford Thunderbird LX 3.8L vibration VIN: 1FALP6243V
Please help I have a 97 t bird that vibrates from engine, increases with the rpm to the point that you think the battery is going to fall out of the car. Checked balancer with a timing light, removed torqe converter to check balance, replaced trans due to worn...
2000 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L starter
I just wanted to post it on iATN. This truck came to my shop two days ago displaying some weird symptoms.It would start by itself,when it did,the cluster,dome,and 4x4 indicator lights would flash rapidly.Sometimes it would start while the engine was running an...
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Cruise Control VIN: 1FTNX21FX2
This is one of those that could make you chuckle a bit. The cruise control doesn't set, and the customer noticed that if the on and coast buttons are held at the same time the horn honks, which I confirmed is not a normal condition for these vehicles. It has b...
2004 Ford F-150 Heritage XLT 4.2L no 1st gear VIN: 2FTRF172X4
This truck came from an auto auction and was bought knowing it had a problem, but I cant tell if anyone has ever worked on it before. Im not a transmission expert by far but have rebuilt several 4R70W's and never had a problem, but this one has me baffled righ...
1998 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM53S1W
Hello! I have a P0135 Oxygen sensor heater circuit malfunction code that is intermittently causing me problems. Customer came in with 2 heater circuit codes, Both upstream sensors. Checking continuity on heater circuit of sensor, B1S1 was open; B2S1 had high r... Trouble codes: P0135 (Oxygen Sensor Circuit Heater Malfuntion Bank 1 Sensor 1)
1999 Mercury Villager (Van) Estate 3.3L knock sensor VIN: 4M2XV11T8X
Hi everyone. we had this car came for an oil change,at the time pulling it to the shop, i felt kind of misfiring and check engine on, i scanned the code it came up to be p0325 (konck sensor circuit malfunction) this car does almost have the same engine as niss...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L Lurches forward VIN: 1FTSW31S0X
Well I am going to call this fixed. We dropped the pan to look for anything abnormal, nothing at all. Flushed the system again, without any chemicals, and with [...] ATF. vehicle has not had it happen again. On a side note the first flush was done without F...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L trans VIN: 1FMZU73E72
I wanted to wait to make sure it was fixed before I closed this one out and it is. I had 14 replies with a few saying it was the flow control valve in the pump. I am under the impression that the flow control valve is a common problem but it will only cause a ...
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