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1992 Ford Mustang LX 2.3L Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FACP44M7N
no spark on two cyl. retested coils ok,replaced ign module with used unit as per cust no change ,replaced ecu with used unit as per cust still no change . tested cmp sensor,slight bit of noise in pattern but not excessive. tested ckp sensor good pattern.tested...
1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L pump VIN: 1FTZR15V5X
I have a problem with the ABS pulsing when I get close to stopping. Its doing it all the time now. I bled the brakes,changed one sensor that the diagnostics showed was bad and also replaced the ABS module w/used one. Still does the same. The customer thinks he...
2001 Ford F550 Super Duty 7.3L shift linkage
customer complained of vehicle not staying in park, tech replaced shift cable, had option of park or low but could not adjust so that full shift range was available. shift tube is white metal, so i assume that it is either good or bad, and it seems o.k. suspec...

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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Steering VIN: 1FAFP58U5X
thanks for all the good info. our problem turned out to be the rack. it was leaking inside the bellows. replaced the rack and all is fine. thanks to everyone who offered help. Jim
2000 Ford Excursion XLT 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMNU40L6Y
Well as most of you said to check the valve springs were right on the money. Found a broken exhaust spring for #8 cylinder. informed customer and she said that was the last straw and was trading it in for something that gets better gas milage so we didn't get ... Trouble codes: P0308.
2003 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: IFMZU62K33
Well I had to send this one to dealer (fell & broke my heel, so kind of slowed me down a bit)sorry for the delayed fix post. They told customer that there was service bulletin that required pcm to be reflashed. After follow up with customer car is fixed. Trouble codes: P0172 (rich bank 1), P0175 (rich bank 2).
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L engine VIN: 1FTPW14564
Well I'm not going to call this one fixed ,but info I asked we will call it complete. Engine came out front (boss helped remove or should i say tore it out like a gorilla )placed new engine in bolted up bottom starter exhaust ect.will try to complete on tues. ...
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