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1991 Ford Ranger Custom 3.0L no start VIN: 1FTCR14UXM
i'm not crazy about fords any reoccuring problems i should be looking for
1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L battery VIN: 2FMDA5144W
Battery passes load test after sitting over night. Cust complaint battery goes dead after sitting 1 week. Jump starts with cables to 2nd car fine. 480 MA draw drops to 280MA 2-3 minutes after key off. Drops to 90MA after 45min-1hr. Pulled fuse #35 (Inst cluste...
2005 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L shift engaugement VIN: 1FMZU73K65
vehical dose not want to move when cold forward or reverse
2008 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Tire Pressure Monitor VIN: 2FAHP71V48
Greetings, This patrol car bit a curb and pinched 2 tires and bent 2 rims. We replaced them with OE rims that have sensors installed. I can't find any information on a relearn of sensor position for the TPMS system. We have some reset transmitter tools which c...
2007 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Bucking (trans)? VIN: 1LNHM81V77
Customer is owner of livery co. This car has great care and one driver, no abuse. Complaint of bucking like someone shut the key of and on- pause of power. This happens on hiway only. No accel when steps on the pedal. After 1/2 hour of driving, it got worse an...
2002 Mercury Cougar 2.5L extended crank VIN: 1ZWHT61L92
Morning. I've run into a odd one. This car gets out on the road and runs great. (Customer complains of intermittent extended crank after driving. Let sit for a few hours; usually OK after that.) So far I have only got it to act up once. After about 5 starts, e...

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1998 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Suspension VIN: 2FTZF1827W
Thank you for everone who gave assistance, all good advice I didn't need to remove the torsion bars, just the rear crossmember to remove the tranfer case(I couldn't get enough clearance to get it down). I tried some heat & air hammer but in the end to save tim...
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L brake pedal feel VIN: 1FDWF36Z3Y
Thanks for those who took the time. Turns out to be bad driver info. The driver couldnt let the truck sit still long enough to check out properly. What he was experiencing was coming to a stop, the pedal would get real hard and heard a rattle in the rear end. ...
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L cooling system VIN: 1FTSW31P74
the egr cooler was leaking that is why we installed a cooler delete kit . but as of today i have not yet fixed the truck we now havew 3 others doing the same thing at idle there is virtually no flow to the heater core ...
2006 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, Lack Of Power VIN: 1FMPU16536
The fix was to replace the convertors. I found that they were plugged although they were tested at another repair shop just prior to coming to our shop. Thanks for all your help everyone. Trouble codes: P0305 (Cylinder 5 Misfire Detected).
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