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1995 Ford F-350 Special 7.3L pedal VIN: 1FDKF37FOS
truck came in with low pedal, sinks to floor. replaced master w/napa new, no change. replaced calipers and hoses, no change. replaced cracked rear shoes, wheel cylinders and rear brake hose, no change. replaced rabs sensor w/ known good part, no change. replac...
1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTEX14NXS
this ford truck came in last week for a no start condition. we diagnosed as a bad ecm. replaced computer and truck started and ran fine until today. truck was towed back in for a stall while driving and no restart. the computer is dead again, no mil or communi...
1999 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRE142XX
This van came in with a stalling problem and a code 340 cam sensor.I haved checked the fuel presure and cam sensor alignment both ok.Cam sensor was replaced with a new ford unit, ecm was also replaced. I unpluged the alt to eliminate ac voltage leakage as a pr... Trouble codes: P0340
2001 Ford F750 7.2L Hydromax VIN: 3FDPF75H6Y
good day all Just woundering if any body out there has had any experience with this type of system. have check all circuts and pump flow every thing pointed to gem replace it but no change just woundering if the cluster could be shorting out in its self cusing...
2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Shift Quality VIN: 1FMZU73K73
In need of some advice the truck came in with the O/D light flashing on the dash and the MIL on. Pulled codes p0732,p0735,p0775 Codes are pointing me toward the solenoid and or the O/D piston. Iam not very familar with this trans is there a way to air check th...
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L Master VIN: 1FTDWF3458
Hello Fellow Shop Owners,and Technicians.We Have Recently Encountered A Problem With A 2005 Ford F 350 Super Duty,We Replaced Front Calipers Pads And Hoses On The Front Of This Truck And Cannot Seem To Acquire A Pedal.We Have bench bled master cylinder several...
2006 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L broken spark plugs VIN: 1FMPU16566
hi and thanks for any body who can help, have a ford 5.4 which needs spark plug replaced got all out but 1. it broken at the porcelain. call my tool guy and got a tool that does not work (snap on) that gives you pin and loctite to remove , try to remove all da...
1999 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L rear airbags VIN: 5LMPU28A9X
I jumped 12v to the air compressor, and the front went way up. The right strut air bag seems hard, and the left side seems deflated, but the rear of thetruck doesn't goe up at all. When you turn the key on, you hear an on-off click, 3 times , that seems to com...
2005 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L fuse f2.10 VIN: 5LMEU88H45
fuse f2.10 which is a 10amp under the dash blows every other day. when it blows ac compressor and controls on doors for ac and heat for seats cuts off. looking at wiring sys on alldata it powers rear defrost relay,frt auxillary a/c switch,climate control modul...
2000 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1MEFM6530Y
Car randomly dies or stalls on idle only or hiccups on decel. Had po171 bank lean, cleaned maf, was dirty, also cleaned IAC and TB. New fuel filter and alternator. Code 171 did not return after all the cleaning. Cold start car will stall alot before it will st... Trouble codes: 171

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1992 Ford Taurus LX 3.8L Surge, Stall VIN: 1FALP5348N
IAC really helped but car did stall the first morning after replacement.Customer has driven the past week and says car seems to be ok at this time,Thanks for all the info !!!
1993 Ford Escort LX 1.9L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FAPP14J5P
iam sorry it took me this long to post the fix.i put a load on the ground side of computer.that helped me find the bad ground.cleaned grounds .car was fixed . thanks ken
1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMDU34X4S
I have replaced pcm relay and the fuel pump relay and the customer has had the truck for a week and is starting and running good so i think we fixed it
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTNW21F62
Thanks to all for the advice. Rick was right on target with the drive gear misalignment. These HPOP's will slip right in place on the housing and still miss the gear. This one is fixed. Trouble codes: P1212 (ICP not at expected voltage).
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTNW21F42
Let me start by thanking you all for the replies once again this site is great. The fix for this was to remove the fuel tank again and remove the fuel pickup assyl. I took the baffle assyl aprt and as many of you stated found 2 nylon mesh filters that were plu... Trouble codes: P1211.
2003 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA50433
Hi everybody! First, god bless you all for your help and time. Three weeks ago, we re-did the intake job by your imput: New gaskets and seals as well as a set of new bolts or studs; cleaned the egr ports; changed vacuum hoses. Prior to that, we monitored the L... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
2003 Ford Econoline E350 Super Duty 5.4L Headgasket VIN: 1FB5531L43
Most of the Guys said pull the eng. A few said it was possable in chassis but not worth the head aches. Two guys said they do them in chassis by using rubber bands to hold the head bolts up and out of the way while r&r of cylender heads. I chose for my first ...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX14504
hello group thanks for the 17 replies,problem was in the wiring harness caught it with volt meter while driving loosing power ( down to 1.9 volts,ran new power wire and now runs great. thanks again. Trouble codes: P.0.3, P.0.3.
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTPW14584
I want to thank everyone for there responces. We had already had the broken plugs before i posted. We ended up pulling the heads off both trucks. John from NewYork was right you can pull the heads without pulling the motor but it was a real pain so on the othe...
2003 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Turn signal/Cluster VIN: 1LNHM82W33
Thank you to everyone who replied. Donald [...] shock my brain to another frame of thinking. I check the connection at the underhood fuse box and all was good. His suggestion got me thinking. I decided to check each fuse, looking for a voltage drop and th...
2000 Mercury Villager (Van) 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4M2XV11T8Y
First, I would like to thank all the techs who responded to my problem and I learned a few things about these vans but on to the fix. We just happened to have a 99 Nissan Quest on our lot so I swapped out the distributors since that was an easy and quick tell ... Trouble codes: P1320 (Man Controlled Ign. System or Misfire), P0325 (Knock Sensor Bank 1).
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