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1995 Ford F-350 Special 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDKF37F35
Hello I have a 1995 F-350 with a 7.3L diesel that was wn old ambulance that now has a flat bed on it. They were driving it and it stalled and restarted, the next day it stalled again and hasn't started since. Another shop has replaced the IDM module, cam sen...
1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L Oil cooler VIN: 1FMDU32P6V
Local Ford dealer says oil cooler is $1200,but part is obsolete.We are considering by-passing the cooler entirely.Wondering if anyone else has had this issue?
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 F-450 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FDXF46F1Y
I have replaced the cmp with one from napa, one from ford, and a known good one (out of a company truck) I checked and rechecked the harness going into in for corrosion and loose connections. Pretty much have that ruled out. The truck was in about two weeks ag... Trouble codes: P0344, P0603
2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Runs rough VIN: 1FTPX12514
Truck brought in from another shop who had already replaced intake manifold, all coils, and all O2 sensors, and MAF but still running rough and has code PO174. We tested it and replaced fuel injectors #5, 6,&7 but still same symptoms so we replaced both timing... Trouble codes: P0174 (Lean Bank 2)
2006 Ford LCF 4.5L Hesitation, No Power VIN: 3FRLL45ZX6
Hello Techs and thank you for your help with our Heavy-medium tilt cab truck. Truck was brought to our shop for a "no power" situation. I normally do maintenance service to this fleet. I cannot get communication with genetic OBD11. It has no check engine light...
1999 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Heater VIN: 5LMPU28A2X
Hello , We recieved this navigator, customer complaint, that when traveling down the road there is some heat, but at idle it goes cold again. Customer stated that the heater core was replaced 2 yrs ago. The top radiator hose is hot, and the heater hose out of ...
2000 Mercury Villager (Van) Sport 3.3L No Start VIN: 6745FI4309
This fine 2000 Mercury Villager/Nissan Quest got towed in from another shop. It has good fuel pressure, good spark, good compression, no codes. Did a fuel test to check for E85 ok. spark plugs were all soaked. Cleaned all the plugs, disconnected fuel pump rela...
2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 4M2ZU86W32
Hello all, we have this Mountaineer that very intermittantly under accereration will shudder or occasionaly drop out as if the electrical system is cutting out, ie. ignition switch dropping out. Immediately restarts after stall, no codes present any help would...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
Fix/Summary Answers
1994 Ford F-250 XL 5.8L code 552 VIN: 1FTHX26H3R
It's fixed. Got 8 very excellent replies and here's what we figured out. Carl was able to tell me that on some pickups over 8600GVW only one solenoid was used which explains the completely missing soleniod and vacuum lines however it didn't explain the code. B... Trouble codes: 552 (TAB Solenoid circuit).
1996 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L Cuts out VIN: 1FDKE30F2T
Thanks everyone The fix ended up being the cam/crank sensor.Very intermittent.Finally the truck quit.Thanks again
1998 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 7.3L Engine VIN: 1FTSS34F3W
Well this was my first time using the help request, I must say this is as good as any tool in my box, a special thanks to Charles for answering my e-mails. The problem was difficult because everything seemed to be working correctly. Their is a tube going up to...
2000 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 5.4L Right front brake VIN: 1FTSS34L1Y
Hi and i would like to thank all 11 that replied.First of all,to address the question on pad type,i was installing the Wagner thermoquiet brand brake pads.Also i thought about the possibility of the master cylinder being the problem but i only was having the ...
2005 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L 4wd no hub engagement VIN: 1FTRX14W05
first and foremost let me thank all the great guys that responded to my post.i had never had a issue with one of these and i could not find much this was a good learning job.i know this system very well to the fix,did tsb for solenoid with no c...
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