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1989 Ford Escort LX 1.9L No Start VIN: 1FABP9594K
Customer's complaint was that there was no spark. On testing, we found that there also was no fuel injector pulse. When disconnecting spout at the distributor there was spark. Also checked for 12 volts at the fuel injector and it was present, but the injector ...
1999 Ford F-150 4.6L rear brakes VIN: 1FTNW21F21
Hello to all and hope you can help on this one.This is not the right VIN for this. I had to supply one because the truck is not here at this time. I have a 99 ford f150 that when the brakes are applied the rear wheels lock and slide at all times when brakes ar...

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1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Unknown VIN: 1FTHX26F1S
Everyone was pretty well right with a cracked flexplate. Pulled trans back and flex plate was in 2 pieces. Thanks again
1997 Ford F-250 Lariat 5.4L all gauges VIN: 1FTFF28L9V
found shorted overdrive switch wiring at steering column, customer replaced 5am fuse with 30 amp fuse shorting out instrument cluster. Repaird wiring and replaced cluster and all gauges work again.
2002 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L 4th gear? VIN: 1FAFP38382
YES,It's fixed! Only the second time in 20 years I've been inside an automatic trans. Most everybody was right on top of this one. TOM [...] lighten up a little eh, we all begin and end somewhere, just not at the same time, same place, ya know what I'm sayin? Anywa...
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L noise after shut dow VIN: 1FDSF20P06
Good day everyone, and a special thanks to all 14 who help me with my questions. I have not seen the vehicle again-they run them long and hard so it sjust a matter of time. Most had the concences that this is normal and some said that there is a newer reflash.... Trouble codes: P0299.
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FTSX21R48
This vehicle ended up in a lawsuit.They are now not interested in fixing but just to get a new vehicle.I gave them all the specs and what I found and all the info. from the IATN techs and they were very happy and were taking it all to their lawyer to try and s... Trouble codes: P0001 (fuel volume regulator circuit/open), P0087 (fuel rail/systempressure-too low).
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