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1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTEF15Y6T
Good morning. We have been fighting this truck all week.The problem is an intermittant severe bucking usually around 40mph on a steady cruise after going thru the gears.Also it will stall at idle without warning just like you turned off the key.The stalling ha...
2005 Ford Focus ZXW 2.0L mode doors VIN: 1FAFP36N25
ok ford techs . this one is for you . customer complaint was "no air from lower ducts" . found mode door actuating cable broken . air only coming from defroster vents . found actuating assmbly to not be moving . removed actuating assembly and found it to be mo...
1991 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Hesitation VIN: 1MECM50U4M
This car came in with a hesitaion when cold. After driving the car i think it may still have a small hesitaion even after its warmed up to operating temp just not as noticable. so far i have checked fuel pressure with and with out regulator plugged in that is ... Trouble codes: 173 (hego not switching causing a rich condition)

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1986 Ford Ranger STX 2.9L Extended crank time VIN: 1FTCR15TXG
First, thank you to all who offered help on this vehicle. I have not yet nailed down the root cause. This customer ended up needing his truck, so he came and got it. He contacted me yesterday and stated he is going on a vacation around Thanksgiving time and... Trouble codes: 34 (No EGR flow), 13 (RPM out of spec).
1992 Ford F-150 Custom 5.8L transfercase VIN: 1FTEX148HN
tapping on the encoder motor while actuating the 4x4 switch freed up the stuck brushes in the encoder motor. this vehicle has been sitting out in the weather for several years. once the motor had operated a few times it never malfunctioned again. if it continu...
2000 Ford Contour SE 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP66Z3Y
thanks for all the repleys i got, this is what i found, the customer at first had a bad running car spit, sputter ect, he had sombody test his fuel pressure, told him his pump was pumping low pressure, so he got a new pump, from the internet, still no fix, he ... Trouble codes: P0190, P0303, U1262.
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L No Start VIN: 1FTNX21S12
This one is fixed although ended up being simple but yet strange in that it wont start when cold outside. William [...] sai...
2004 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLT 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FMZU67K14
well this one has been gone for a while donot know if fixed exact customer complaint because found out latter that only once in a while had bad miss and whole truck shook never had that happen did fix the fuel trim though thought i had a t-stat problem the co...
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