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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTWW32F7Y
OK, I am not working on many Diesels, but here is one. My tech looked at it and changed the oil, it was a gallon low. Also he changed the fuel filter due to a bad oring. The truck will not start unless you plug in the electrical cord and warm it for a long tim... Trouble codes: P1670
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L blend door VIN: 1FMZU73EX2
Customers complaint is knocking/clicking noise from dash when fan is set at lower speeds. Found TSB on this problem,said there is seperate power sources for blower and blend door counter acting each other. TSB tells you to remove gray/yellow wire from cavity #...
2005 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L Mechanical VIN: 1FTRX14W15
Hello fellow techs and thanks for helping.I have this 2005 f150 with a 4.6 auto trans.Engine has what appears to be a noisey valve.The noise doesn't go away in higher rpm's.I verified which side it was by listening with a stethescope(pass side) removed valve c...
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTWW31P35
hello-i dont do any diesel repairs-but this is a friend so i thought i would take a stab at it-just wondered if with all these injector codes if there is something common that happens to these trucks that would cause this sort of fault-is there a relay or wiri... Trouble codes: P0264 (2 injector circuit low), P0267 (3injector circuit low), P0273 (5 injector circuit low), P0279 (7 injector circuit low), P0282 (8 injector circuit low)

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1995 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L ses VIN: 1FDKE30FXS
The signal return circut was the problem. I spliced into the signal return circut (gray/red wire)and ran a additional wire to ground. works like it should now.
2000 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L bucking VIN: 1FTZR15X4Y
I left out some of the preliminary testing I did on the original post. I had already checked the MAF and the coil pack. The misfire data pointed to cylinder #4. Driving it with the CMP sensor disconnected made no difference. Transmission and TCC all checked ou...
2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L egr VIN: 1FMYU04121
Sorry for late response, found exhaust restricted, cut open rear catalytic converter and found converter plugged up, replaced converter OK. Thanks David.
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L 4x4 operation VIN: 1FTSW31F52
For now we warrantied the napa encoder motor again and I have informed the customer and the parts manager that if it fails again we will need to get the part from ford. I have not found any reason for the repeat falure of the module and tthe only reason ihave ...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Back up warning system VIN: 1FTPW14564
Sorry I didn't close this sooner, I was hoping to have a better summary. I think Shawn was on the right track with this, I advised the customer to go back to Ford, and let me know what happened. As of today I haven't heard from him so I really can't add much. ...
2005 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMZU73KX5
Brian from Indiana hit the nail on the head, we sent the vehicle to a ford dealer for the TSB to re-program, the computer. Thanks to all who responded
2006 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Daytime Running Lights VIN: 1FMEU72E86
Thanks to all of the ones that took there time and gave a positive responce. To the ones that could not understand why this needs to be done I wish they would look at the broad picture and realize that there is a real necessity to being able to disable this s...
2008 Ford F-750 7.2L Slack adjuster VIN: 3FRXW75T78
Thank you for the help, I think I have an employee issue not a vehicle issue here. After researching this it has happened twice on two different makes.
1998 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L anti theft VIN: 2MEFM75W6W
I can't believe it was the wrong keys. Wendall hit it right on the nail!He said the original key was keeping the lite steady, the other keys would flash. After I erased the keys , therefore did not have the original key programed and did not and could not prog...
2000 Other Ford 4700 7.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: IHTSCABK1Y
Well we are going to call this one fixed, after going with our gut feeling and responses from jay and charles, we bit the bullet and changed all eight injectors. After installing the injectors and clearing the cylinders, the truck immediately started at the fi... Trouble codes: 525.
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