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1997 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMCU24XXV
customer had misfire code 3 and 6 replaced coil wires and plugs themselves. now car for last two days took 15 mins of key cycling to start. off to start. car cranks the whole time but no start. as of now can not duplicate problem. everything else checks out Trouble codes: B1352
1997 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP6531V
On Sunday my neighbor dropped of his Contour, while he went on a one week camping trip this week, to have me replace the Drivers door window regulator and motor assembly. On Monday I took old unit out and ordered new unit. On Tuesday, I put in new Doorman unit...
1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L timing belt VIN: 3FAKP1134X
timing belt is broken,car cranks over like it has no compression.mitchell on demand says this is a valve bender,but mod has told me this before,and was wrong.has anyone been there.will i need all valves?should i consider an engine? any help would be great.
2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L alternator VIN: 1FAFP4445Y
car was towed to our shop battery ran dead while driving.traditional symtom of lights going dim and various electrical acc stopped working correctly. checked system and alternator was not charging.battery was tested - ok. replaced alternator with reman part an...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L noise from left front wheel area VIN: 1FTNX21F41
this vehicle has an intermittent vibration, moan, humming noise coming from the left front wheel area. we have replaced the ball joints and sway bar end links because of wear and took a guess at the left front hub assembly for the noise. customer has been comp...
2003 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Misfire VIN: 1FTRF17293
engine missfires under load, scan tool showed cyl 3 misfire under component param. replaced spark plug with known good plug, ohmed plug wires, coil has good spark,checked compression, cleaned out egr ports, performed fuel system service, checked egr system, ch...
2003 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Park Assist VIN: 1FMFU18L03
Calling All Ford Techs, 2003 Expedition with rear park assist repeat DTC C1983. DTC will NOT clear. This is kicking my tail. It may be that some Ford tech has ran across this. This rear park assist system has been replaced (module and sensors) along with a c...
2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L climate control VIN: 1FAHP56S93
we are having a problem with this taurus heating and cooling properly. the electronic climate control has been checked for codes and reprogrammed two or three times since january. everything seems to work properly for weeks at a time. all at once, it does not ...
2003 Ford E-350 7.3L Mechanical VIN: 1FDWE35F43
how to remove engine from the econolines and do i have to remove engine to replace injectors
2004 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX1254N
I have a 2004 f150 with a5.4 that has a po174 lean bank 2 code.I have checked for vacuum leaks,done a fuel injector drop test and nothing has been conclusive.The o2 voltage switches normally.The st%b1 -3,ltb1 1,stb1 8,ltb2 20 at idle , at 2500 they are stb1 0,... Trouble codes: P0174
2005 Ford E-350 Club Wagon XL 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, lack power VIN: 1FBSS31L45
Vehicle came in with miss and code 301 (cylinder 1 misfire). Due to mileage and lack of maintenance sold tune with coil connectors, ff, af, and #1 coil. Immediately noticed all plugs were bright white indicating lean. Sure enough dead miss was gone but lacks p...
2001 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L Dash VIN: 1LNHM81WX1
Hey guys thanks for any help in advance. I got a 01 Limo that drove in here and the dash dose not work at all. i started w/ a scan and was able to pull 1 code and it was a U1030. I then check my harness w/ the "wiggle test" and it started to work when i moved ...
2001 Lincoln LS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM86SX1
this lincoln sets up acode po412 for secondary air injection system circuit malfunction.i tested the air diverter solenoid it falls into the specs given by all data and also has vaccum going to it.i then wanted to check the relay for this system and thats wher... Trouble codes: P0412

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1998 Ford F-250 Lariat 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTFX28W8W
Thanks for all the help guys, sorry this took so long but I had to wait for approval for more labor time and what we found was one of the followers/rocker had been thrown off on cyl. 8 so between the skip and knock in the bottom end of the engine the customer ... Trouble codes: P0308.
1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Speedometer VIN: 1FTZX18W3W
Thanks much to Brad, Brian, Robert and Mark. All four techs said about the same thing, disconnect the battery for a while, touch terminals together and let the computer relearn. We tried this in numerous ways but nothing changed. The consensus of the replies i...
2003 Ford E-350 7.3L Mechanical VIN: 1FDWE35F43
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L loss of fuel press VIN: 1FDWF37P44
I replaced the fuel line from the tank to the fuel conditioning module on the frame, and the problem is fixed. I was able to blow through it, but there was a restriction somewhere in the line.Im not sure what plugged it because the tank was clean, and so was t...
2001 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2DU86P01
I would like to thank all of you for you time.. especially Anthony and Dave who pretty much solved the problem. I would never thought that a bad alternator would cause this problem to the Cam sensor. I personally didn't see any relation to the two system at ... Trouble codes: P0340.
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