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1990 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMEU15N6L
hey all, as you can tell I have put some time and effort in renewing this vehicle. I just replaced the cam with the correct one for the bronco. i checked all torque procedures, and there is not any vacuum leaks. i have a misfire between 3 and 7. i checked inje...
1992 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L engine VIN: 1FMDU34X1N
customer would like to keep truck and would rather not need a new engine
1995 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTJW36F2S
Hi everyone--I appreciate you taking your time to read this cry for help!!! This power stroke exhibits the following symptoms: When in fail mode, it will just barely run. It is, of course, intermittent. It seems to "toggle" from normal to fail mode and back in... Trouble codes: P1219 (cylinder identification low), P0267 (cyl 3 injector ckt. low), P0344
1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L abs VIN: 2FMDA5146T
Hi all, I am back with the 96 windstar that activates the ABS when almost stopped. It does this on dry pavement and almost all the time now. Above was the work I did. The rear sensors test the same as each other and the front test the same as each other, but ...
1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L steering box VIN: 1FTRF18W8X
When turnig steering all the way left or right makes a hissing sound. It is not really a power steering whine like a lot of Fords have, it is more like a hissing/gurggling noise and it sounds like it is coming from inside the cab. Anyone ran into this before? ...
2002 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L Power seats VIN: 1FMDU65W02
The problem is the customer goes to use the passengers power seat and it will not work. The 30 amp fuse is blown (F1.34 location in the battery junction box). I have replaced fuse and operated both seats and the fuse never blows. I did find the drivers seat cu...
2002 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L engine dies when completly stoped VIN: 1FMDU65W02
Customer came in requesting transmission fluid flush. This is my first time to do the Ford no dip stick transmission fluid change. I read the procedure on All-Data. I drained fluid from pan by removing the large bolt. Measured the amount drained (5qts) and add...

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1965 Ford mustang 260CID No Start,
I would like to thank everyone for responding. Customer admitted that the car sat for 3yrs without being started. We found the rings froze, we redid the rings, honed out the cylinders, new plugs, and unclogged the muffler. thanks to all jeff
1998 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L Mechanical VIN: X6WPA17121
All who replied said I should fix it properly, I appreciate that and normally I would do just that in the 1st place, but the customer didn't want to sink that much into it so he is going to drill a couple of holes in the plenum and hold the door either either ...
1999 Ford F-150 5.4L Keyless Entry VIN: 2FTRX18L0Y
The keyless entry (number pad under handle) now operates correctly. At the first attempt alarm sounded but door unlocked, subsequent attempts OK. Correct location for number as supplied by Michael from Virginia.. "the module is mounted on the firewall on the...
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, Opposite LTFT, VIN: 1FDSF35LXW
Iím closing this post with a summary. The customer (fleet maintenance supervisor) did not want to pursue further diagnostics considering the mileage. He may send it to the dealer for a second opinion, if so, Iíll quiz the driver and find out what their opini... Trouble codes: P0175 (Bank 2 running rich).
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