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1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Unknown VIN: 1FTHX26F1S
This truck has a really loud metallic noise which seems like it is coming from between trans and engine. Truck appears to have a new torque convertor in it but I think its coming from the engine and not trans. Ring gear looks ok, crank does not seem to have ex...
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1996 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEE11H0T
The E-150 has a CEL on with code of P0385. The crank sensor and the pigtail were replaced. The wiring seems to be intact to the harness. The CEL returns after a couple of miles. The vehicle runs and starts fine. The SOLUS tells the crank sensor is not supporte... Trouble codes: P0385 (crank sensor)
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1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP52U9W
came in on the hook for no start possible fuel problem . after it arrived it started and drove in shop . check it over no problems found other then low ideal . put it back out side and call the customer . went back out the next day and no start , cranks over f... Trouble codes: P1000, P1116
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2000 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L battery light VIN: 2FMZA5244Y
hello out there. we have a 2000 ford windstar with 2 lights on. battery/charging and the door ajar light. i fixed the door light with brake cleaner and penetrating oil at all 5 door latches. as for the battery light, the charging system is working properly (12...
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2000 Ford e250 5.4L front brakes
Vehicle came into shop with and serious brake squeal. Rotors were too far off spec to be resurfaced, we recommended replacing rotors. The customer decided to go ahead and reaplce the pads while we were under the car. After finishing the job and test driving th...
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2002 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP38322
Customer described rotten egg smell then car just died and would not restart. I removed the cat to see if there was a flow issue but to no avail. Genisys throws no codes. Its getting fuel but no spark. Replaced the CKPS with no results. There is a good oil lea...
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L engine VIN: 1FDWW36F42
oil leak on the top of the engine, tech having a hard time locating exact source, has anyone seen a power stroke with an oil (pressure) leak on the top of the engine? or is it time for a new unit...thanks for your help with this.
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2002 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP31332
i am lost as to why this code is reaccuring when the fuel trims are good. also noticed will not go into closed loop. Trouble codes: P1131 (ho2s11 sensor indicates lean)
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2003 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDAF56P73
MY SHOP IS NOT A DIESEL SHOP-THIS IS MY PERSONAL ROLLBACK!!! FORD DEALER HAS SCANNED THIS TRUCK AND DOESN'T KNOW WHAT'S WRONG. ALSO A LOCAL DIESEL SHOP HAS CHECKED IT AND ARE AT A LOSS. BOTH SAY IT IS NOT AN OIL PRESSURE PROBLEM! OIL PRESSURE COMES UP WHILE EN...
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2004 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Surge VIN: 1FTDW12564
hello all tech i had this car came in running rough sometime knocking check engine light on code 0022 cam timing over retard bank 2 im thinking timing chain had jump is this truck happen common i just want to ask all your opion before i start tear down thank y...
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2008 Ford F150 5.4L Electronic VIN: 1FTRF1YW98
Hey all you ford techs we have a gentlemen with this truck that has a heater problem inside the truck.What takes place is the temperature is hard to manage inside the cab.The temp selector does not seem to want to sense the temperature properly.It seems you al...
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1988 Ford F-250 Custom 5.8L No Start VIN: 1FTHX26H8J
First of all I want to thank all the replies I got. 20 wow. Robert [...] nailed the ground wire at the battery. The plug was corroded. That got me back injector pulse and spark. The low fuel pressure, I'm sorry to say, no one got. It turned out there is a jun...
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1993 Ford Bronco Custom 5.8L Misfire, over heat VIN: 1FMEU15HXP
overheat issue is fixed the return line for the throttle body coolant was hooked up to the overflow fitting on the rad. causeing the over flow bottle to fill slowly and after 20 miles start over flowing, when coolant was low enough it would over heat. gotta lo...
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1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Steering VIN: 1FTHX26F7S
Thanks to everybody, most of you were right on the head. It was the axle shaft u-joints. Didn't realize on auto hubs that the front axles would turn all the time. Thanks alot. This site is excellent.
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2000 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L Starting VIN: 3FAKP1133Y
We replaced the crank sensor and found that it too struck the crank. We attribute this to abnormal wear and movement of the crank. We placed a thin washer behind the sensor and shimmed it out from the crank. It still picks up and runs fine without hitting on t...
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1FTZR15XXY
thank you to all let truck sit over night, first thing pulled #4 plug , has signs of antifreeze on it and got mist of it when cranked it over w/o plug and coil un plugged orderd 2 new heads from alabama clinder head 195.00 cost each thank you again Trouble codes: 303 (no 3 misfire), 304 (no 4 misfire).
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2001 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDSE35L61
well it turns out that the injector driver circuit in the ecm is bad. the customer opted to take it to the dealer for a second opinion. thanks to all who replied
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2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX17LX1
well this one is fixed. I had already check for any liquid in the cylinders and after visulay checking the ckt from coil to pcm & verified same temp around all coils, I installed new pcm and programed. I test drove the vehicle for 60 miles and let run at idle ... Trouble codes: P0305 (cylinder 5 missfire).
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2002 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.4L spark plug VIN: 1FDWE35L22
I used helicoil kit from napa thanks for all the help.
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2003 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA52493
Hi Guys, Thanks for all your help, I followed the service bullitein, replaced upper intake port seals as well as plenium seal. (replaced a second time with Ford parts, just to be certian.)Then replaced isolator seals including bolts. I also replaced front val... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
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