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1988 Ford Bronco II Eddie Bauer 2.9L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, very intermittend VIN: 1FMCU14T7J
Hi all members Truck run fine for 2 weeks, then it happens again, no start, customer called. I went to this call, and guess what it started right up, drove truck to the shop, engine died on me, but started up with no problem. Back in the shop, I connected my ...
1991 Ford F-350 Custom 7.5L No Start VIN: 2FTJW35GXM
hello all...this truck was towed into my shop as a no start. upon inspection i noticed that the wiring was hacked in an attempt to bypass relays. I replaced the fuel pump and eec relays and got the fuel pumps working again(dual tanks)still no go. checked spark...
1996 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP47VOT
ok, so I am the new tech here at the shop picking up whrere old tech has left off. tech installed new engine in this cobra . the only way to start this engine is to open throttle blade slightly and hold for about 30 seconds otherwise engine will stall out. run... Trouble codes: P0174
2000 Ford Excursion XLT 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMNU40L6Y
All ford techs. Truck came in with misfire during idle. replaced plugs and coils. misfire still there. replaced injector as well. still no change. looked at waveform of coils and all looks good. scanner data looks okay except bank 1 is adding fuel and bank 2 i... Trouble codes: P0308
2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP55293
Customer complaining that while at cruising speed the ABS light and the red brake light will come on, and she says that it feels like the brakes are being applied. The car never misses or quits running but loses approximately 20mph, the lights go out and she c...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Surge VIN: 1FTNX21FX3
Ford powerstroke newby here trying to fix the bosses fathers vehicle no pressure at all. This vehicle has a surge at 1500 rpm that is evident in every gear and will even be evident in the shop while this is taking place the only thing I see that is suspect is ...
2004 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L poor power VIN: 1FDAF57P04
Truck will lack power from a stop up to highway speeds, very sluggish, the turbo is new and appears to be boosting, checked fuel filters, they are clean, no fuel tank delamination, It just feels flat, the p132b code comes up on koer test, the egr valve is work... Trouble codes: P132B
2005 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.8L Compressor VIN: 1FDXE45S55
I have an E450 conversion bus used for local public transportation that came in with a locked up compressor. It has a factory front only A/C unit, and an add on completly separate rear A/C unit with its own compressor and lines. I am working on the factory fro...
2004 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Suspension VIN: 5LMFU28R44
Hi Guys, I got this 2004 Lincoln Navigator came in with a bad air suspension module, We install new one all suspension rise perfect now ,but i have a message on the instrument cluster check air suspension, we scan the system & there's a codes c1990 & B2477. Is...
2000 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L traction control VIN: 2MEFM75W3Y
as stated in repair history bad connection at crank sensor was dying problem.on numerous test drives accel,decel or steady cruise will feel slight hessitation,stumble and trac light comes on codes retrieved u1009 and u1027 in abs system no pcm codes. alldata h...

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1994 Ford Ranger STX 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FTCR14U9R
After explaining in detail what was going on to the customer he decided to pony up for the ecm. I had my feelers out and found a replacement ecm at the local O'Reilly. Truck is back to normal and everyone is happy. I did however run the truck around a few m... Trouble codes: 113 (Intake air temp input high), 118 (ECT input high), 122 (TPS low input), 123 (TPS high input).
1996 Ford Contour GL 2.0L vibration VIN: 1FALP6536T
Customer has not returned the car. I had many responses suggsting that I loosen all the mounts and try to reposition the bolt/mount position slightly. Also there was the suggestion of dampner or flywheel problems. The best and most likely reply mentioned a TSB...
2003 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L vibration VIN: 2FTRX17W53
We have not found cause of this trucks problems yet. Customer has taken truck and will return next week for further diagnostics. Thanks to all who tried to help. Hopefully will have answer on this one soon.
2003 Ford E-350 Club Wagon XL 6.8L Mechanical VIN: 1FBSS31S83
SORRY!!! that I have not posted the repair. The problem was plugging preCATLYTIC converter. The van was taken to the dealership for FEDERAL EMISSION WARRANTY repair on catlytic converter. Thanks again for your help.
2004 Ford F-150 Heritage XL 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTRX17W34
Thank all for your help. the fix wsa replaceing the mass air flow sensor Trouble codes: P0175.
1992 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L MLP Sensor VIN: 2MELM75W2N
Sorry about the delay but this car is fixed!!! the trans shop caused all types of problems! when trans was rebuilt they installed updated manual lever position sensor(neutral safety switch) & updated wire harness connector. problem was connector was wired wron...
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