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1996 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Hesitation, no power VIN: 1FALP6530T
Customer came in with bad hesitation, no power problem. Have crank sensor on order will be there at 10. I would like to hit the ground running on Monday since it is still on the rack.
2005 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L security
Customer ahd car towed in ,no start ,does not crankover , when ign key is turned on the red security lite is flashing fast , it is the correct key for the vehicle , am i waisting my time looking for a problem or should this go back to the dealer to be reprogra...
2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Excessive Emissions, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FDSS34P86
This vehicle, more often then not, has a very late shift and it feels like it is misfiring when it wont shift. The seat of the pants says lean misfire. If you go to full throttle it will shift, if you let off it may or may not shift. It will certainly hang if ...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1989 Ford Mustang LX 5.0L Surge, LEAN at low speed VIN: 1FABP41E4K
Most of you said that you thought the fuel pressure might be affecting the operation of the car, and this was something I had not checked. We had hoped to keep the car over the weekend, but the owner wanted it. He never brought it back for any further testin...
1989 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Surge
Well what I confused with a surge/jerk/buck was the diff crown gear slipping. Feel like a real idiot now. Removed the dff, had it rebuilt, refit and is all good. Thanks again.
2002 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L noise VIN: 1FTYR10D72
Had to pull starter ,found one flex plate nut missing and the other nuts loose. With no way to get to lower section of bellhousing to get nut out and seeing damage [LOOKES AS IF FLEXPLATE AND TORQUECONVERTER WERE RUN THRU SHOTPINNER}Had to pull trans .Found wh...
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