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1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Rear Brake Lock up VIN: 1FTZX18W5W
Rear Right Brake Lock-Up coming to a stop 10 mph or less. Linings are Great. Clean & Dry. Replaced Shoes, hardware & adjusters at last brake job. Machined Drums with a smooth finish. Replaced shoes again with thermo-quiet shoes. Seems to be good for a whyle, t...
2003 Ford E-350 Club Wagon XL 6.8L Electronic VIN: 1FBSS31S83
Hi. Techs. I need help. This van with 4R100 transmission has very rough shifting from 1st to 2nd gear, sometimes at 40mph. There is a DTC P782 '2-3 shift error' code. The a/t fluid is not burnt. No abnormal data readings I can see. I am suspecting shift soleno...
1996 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L Digital speed VIN: 1LNLM8249T
Car came in,states speedo reads 120mph at idle, when moving reads from 75-95mph (While cruising 5MPH), replace VSS & speedo head, still the same,one thing I discover that if you move sensoraway from transmission while still idling in Park, speedo shows Omph, i...
2000 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L air conditioning
Air conditioning blower changes at random from vents to defrost and remains on defrost unless vent button is pushed changes over but when ac max is pushed again stays on vents for a short period of time then changes to defrost again. Checked for a vacumn leak ...
1998 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1MEFM50S0W
Hello to all again, need some help on this emission failure at 25 mph. The emission readings that are given were the test results from the I/M inspection(idle specs are the 15 mph results and cruise specs are the 25 mph results). After running the numbers on t...

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2004 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L battery light on VIN: 2FAP73W44K
There was a break in green/orange wire. repaired all was well.
1993 Mercury Cougar XR-7 3.8L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1MEPM6246P
Ok, sorry this took so long. After checking everything I could think of, I asked the owner about the maf sensor, he had replaced. He first told me it was new, but he then replied, no he got it at a savage yard. ( GREAT ) So I recommended he buy a new one this ...
1996 Mercury Cougar XR-7 3.8L brake pull VIN: 1MELMG245T
Today we placed the vechicle on alignment rack. Observed suspension while at curb height, not while the wheels were hanging. Drove the vehicle back and foward while observing suspension. Strut rod bushings were loose. Also the lower control arm bushing appe...
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