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1989 Ford Tempo GL 2.3L shifting VIN: 1FAPP31X6K
customer brought car to me with complaint of losing gears after warm up.(just goes into neutral,no forward or reverse).he requested me to change the fluid and filter because he had never done it since he bought it used and didn't know the service history.befor...
1998 Ford Ranger Splash 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZR15U7W
Hi all, This ford came in with the code listed above. The customer was driving through the desert when the syncronizer went bad. A friend of his replaced it, and they were on their way. When it got to us, we replaced the cmp sensor due to damage, and after mul... Trouble codes: P1309
2000 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L No Start VIN: 2FMZA5247Y
this is for ford tech out there,2ooo windstar was towed in,my friend mechanic replaced one brake light bulb and clean battery post after that theft light is flashing rapidly with key on and cranking position.vehicle was ruanning goog before this.I scanned for ... Trouble codes: B1260
2003 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1FMRU15W23
Customer returned with a poor run problem. we scanned for stored codes and found 4 ign. coil codes -4 -5 -6 & -8 but also found a P0320 IGN/DIST engine speed circuit fault. we cannot get this one to act up in the shop, should we just replace all the coils and ... Trouble codes: P0320 (IGN/DIST engine speed circuit fault), P0354 (IGN coil D pr/sec circuit fault), P0355 (IGN coil E ......), P0356 (IGN coil F.....), P0358 (IGN coil H....)
2003 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRW07643
Hello,Need some help with this one please. Truck came in with a rough idle,ck engine light on.Checked codes,p-0171,p0175,p0356,replaced #6 coil and plug,cleared codes,roadtested.p-0356 did not return, but lean and rich code did.Smoked motor,replaced leaking EG... Trouble codes: P0171, P0175, P0356
2004 Ford Explorer NBX 4.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FMZU73K14
HI I have an Explorer that is making a whisling noise when you get the moter warmed up and you need to be diving around 60 mph and 1900 rpms to get it to make the noise. I have talked to Identifix and they told me to block off all extra vacume ports. this mad ...
2005 Ford Expedition XLS 5.4L Fuel pressure VIN: 1FMPU16S15
Truck came in for an oil change. Shortly after we drove it out and it died in the parking lot. It had no fuel pressure in the lines. My tech said it had power back at the pump so he put a new pump in. It still does not start, if you leave it for 10 minutes it ...
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L 4x4 VIN: 1FTPW14545
Customer said truck shift to 4x4 on its own she has been able to shift to 4x4 than back to 2wd and it will be ok for a while. This morning it did it agine she could not get it out of 4x4 and when she tried to turn it would bind almost to the point the truck wo...
1987 Lincoln Town Car 5.0L No Start VIN: 1LN8M82F7H
has anyone come across this problem? first time you start the car it fires right up turn it off and then it will not start no injecter pulse. but if you spray carb cleaner it starts right up. all input to computeer is good icm is good spark and fuel pressure i...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L camshaft VIN: 1FMZU34E9W
It's been 3 weeks and everything is going great now. Thanks for all the replies. Alot of good ones and all were viable possibilities. However this was an actual blockage in the engine block between the oil pumnp and the galley going to the cylinder head. Not s...
2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XL 4.0L Differential VIN: 1FMZU77E82
Thanks for all the help. We found that one of the front tires was a differnt size. Installed four brand tire and the problem went away. Again thanks
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L steering box VIN: 1FTSX31SX4
thanks to those that answered my help, i replace the steering box and that took care of the problem, again thanks to iatn, i thought that the problem was the box and was going to replace it but its nice to have a place to go and get confirmation or which way t...
2000 Mercury Villager Estate 3.3L Electronic VIN: 4M2XV14T8Y
Thanks to all who replied in regards to the villager climate control problem. Although the replies were helpful I did end up calling the identifix hotline to resolve the issue. Apparently the self test requires a slightly different approach than is posted in a...
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