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2005 Ford Focus ZX5 2.0L trans-axle VIN: 3FAFP37NX5
there is a wining noise in transaxle when coasting. noise goes away as soon as the vehicle is under load. has any one had any experince with the ford focus trans axle making noise? my thoughts are pinion bearings. if this is problem can it be repaired in the c...
1993 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L air ride VIN: 1LNLM91V5P
both air struts lose air within a 3 hour period. not very familiar with this system so any help will be appreciated. I checked for five volt ref at ride height sensors ( it's there) and also for voltage change at signal wire ( go from 1.5 to 4.7 when moving se...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1999 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L abs VIN: 1FMZU32E1X
thanks for the help i thought i remembered something about the front speed sensors and the replies confirmed it replaced both front speed sensors and all is well
1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FTZR15V8X
Well this was definitly a learning experience!! We went through all of your suggestions. After drying the plugs and cylinders, we got the vehicle running and drove it for 10 miles to warm it up, then let it set overnight. In the morning the plugs w...
1999 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU34X6X
Thanks to everyone who replied. We followed your suggestions. smoke tests, fuel trims, movies, ect. I`m not sure if it was the OEM plugs. Or the removing of the throttle body and a cleaning of it. But no check engine light. No codes after a week of driving. Th... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Bank 1), P0174 (Lean Bank 2).
2000 Ford Excursion Limited 6.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, theft light flashes VIN: 1FMNU43S2Y
sorry it took so long to reply back,but i wanted to make sure this truck is fixed.Well it ending up beeing the pcm causing the problem.Replaced the pcm and had it flashed by ford and the truck has been gone for two weeks.THANKS FOR THE HELP FROM ALL OF YOU. Trouble codes: B2103 (pats transceiver ckt fault), U1262 (slp data fault), J1850 (bus), P1100 (maf snsr intermittent).
2005 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTPW14594
As far as I can tell from what I read and the replies that I got (all great, you can read them and thanks) there were problems with these early plugs. Even the dealer wasn't sure which ones to give me, they changed the plugs, so I think it was a batch of bad p... Trouble codes: P0174, P0305.
2006 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDXE45P76
Because I work for a transit company, head office decided to fight it out with Ford and sent the vehicle to a local dealer. Last I heard, the dealer was pulling the engine. I thought that I should close this help request and when I find out what Ford has don... Trouble codes: P2614 (cmp signal output circuit/open. refers to cam sensor), P2617 (ckp signal output circuit/open. refers to crank sensor).
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