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1981 Ford F-250 Custom 6.6L shaft lock pin VIN: 2FTFF26Z1B
Good day! I have a 1981 F250 4X4 here with a Dana 60 semi floating rear axle, and I need to replace the rear wheel bearing and seal. It is a semi floating axle with "C" locks on the side gears. The pinion shaft appears to be held in with a roll pin from what ...
1993 Ford Mustang 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy
This vehicle is actually a 1986 Volvo 240 Wagon with a 1993 Mustang 5.0 engine, drivetrain, and computer control system implanted. This Volstang is here for several things, but the customer's main complaint is that he's getting poor fuel mileage and a rough id... Trouble codes: 95 (Secondary Fuel Pump Circuit Failure)
1998 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L Alarm or PCM? VIN: 1FDPE24L4W
Vehicle was operating fine when parked for 2 weeks. When attempting to start, starter runs but engine doesn't start. Then noticed that when key is turned on,PCM & fuel pump relays cycle open & closed like a flasher - also service engine light blinks on & off w...
1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L clutch VIN: 3FAKP1137W
we have this escort zx2 with a/c clutch inop.first ck'd a/c pressures which were ok.then fuses and wiring connections-ok.checked power through a/c low press. switch-ok.voltage travels from a/c switch to low side sw.tees to pcm then to contact side of ccrm rela...
2005 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FM2U73W65
At first I had a code on this explorer for excessive egr flow, voltage was high, changed egr valve and sensor assy. Its all in one on this vehicle. Now its reading a lower voltage, but still must be too high, because it sets the same code. also codes eventuall... Trouble codes: P0402, P0193, P0453

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1976 Ford F600 390CID Pedal height VIN: F61DVB7515
Thank You for all the replies! I bleed front to back,back to front, open bleeder pedal down, pump pedal apply and open bleeder, powerbleed/pressure bleed, vaccuum bleed, checked bleeder positions for proper location, pinched off hoses, adjusted brakes. But bef...
1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: IFTEX15N8N
problem was ecm after checking all grounds ecm was removed and found to have water in it thanks to all who responded
1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA5143T
Well so far so good. As I said I cleaned the maf and throttle body. I cleaned the iac and carbon cleaned the intake. this seems to have solved the problem. I drove the car for a few days and the problem didn't reoccur at all. the customer is gonna let us know ... Trouble codes: P0171 (bank 1 lean), P0174 (bank 2 lean).
1999 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FDAF57F8X
thanks to all for all of your great ideas, we were running the vehicle on the dyno while testing and decided to install a pressure guage in front oil reservoir,when the vehicle would act up the dash oil guage would read high normal,however the mechanical guage...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTNF21F8X
after replacing 3 injectors ...cylinder 8 and 7 are fixed.. cylinder 5 compression went down just pulled the head off today cylinder wall has a grove on it waiting to see what the boss wants to do ... thanks to all that ofered help . Trouble codes: P0275 (cylinder 5 contribution/balance fault), P0281 (cylinder 7 contribution/balance fault), P0284 (clyinder 8 contribution/balance fault).
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTWW33F1Y
thank you all for the help. I took both plugs out and filled the hpop res up and cranked for about 30 secs and it finally took.
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTWW33F12
Dear techs in IATN land. Sorry I've been so long closing this post. We have had quite a round with this truck. I have the truck running much better, but still have some problems yet. 2 of the replys said my problem is the rebuilt injectors and one thought it w... Trouble codes: P0773 (gear ratio 3 incorrect), P1670 (EF feedback not detected), P1247 (turbo boost pressure low), P0476 (exhaust backpressure sensor voltage), P0284 (cylinder 8 balance), P0269 (cyl 3 balance).
2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L wipers VIN: 1FALPA2W23
new wiper motor and connecter installed today and its back to normal. thanks for the help.
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSX21PO5
Cam positions sensor replaced. That fixed it. Thanks. Trouble codes: 2291 (Injector pulse too low), 2614 (Camshaft position circuit open), 2617 (same).
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