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1991 Ford Ranger Custom 2.3L slave cyclindr VIN: 1FTCRI0A2M
replaced clutch. after installing clutch. went to bleed clutch pedal went hard
1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Transmission engagement VIN: 1FTEF14N8R
This is a 4wd pickup that will kick out of gear going down the highway. E4OD electronic transmission. Transmission was replaced with a reman. unit by another shop for this problem. Customer drove the pickup home and had identical problem as before the transmis...
1996 Ford Ranger Splash 4.0L Oil Usage VIN: 1FTCR14X7T
Hi Everyone, This Ranger came in in January after another garage told him it needed head gaskets because there was coolant in the oil so they would not do a oil change. Although I was unable to find any coolant in the oil, the owner opted to still replace the ...
1996 Ford F-250 XLT 7.3L No Start VIN: 2FTHF25F8T
vehicle started cold at first and would not start warm or hot. now it will not start. it always cranks ok 148-155 rpm. cam sensor, hi psi oil pump, icp, battery cables, transfer pump(leaked), batteries all are new. i have 12 volts to ipr always and tried groun...
1998 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Starting VIN: 1FMZU32X6W
this explorer was towed in w/no start condition: no crank, no electric, no dash lights, miscellaneous blown fuses-including 175 amp mega fuse. Customer left key on over night and drained battery. He jump-started the next day and insists that he did not hook up...
1999 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L No Start VIN: 2FAFP7195X
1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L abs module VIN: 1FTZR15V9X
After he had the sensor replaced the code is gone but the ABS will come on and the pedal fades as you hear the dump valves engage just before you stop @ 4 to 5 MPH. As this happens I lose communication with the ABS module and to get it back I have shut the tru...
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNX21F0Y
This vehicle came in with a start stall problem. The customer said that after he started it cold the check engine light came on and it stalled, then it wouldn't start untill the check engine light went off. I test drove and nothing happend. The customer said i...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L Steering VIN: 1FTNF21F51
I have serviced this truck since new. Just came in today with a darting condition. It has had no recent repairs. Had a power steering pump for no brakes a year ago. If driving at slow speeds about 30 it will quickly turn to the left. The truck does not slow do...
2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XL 4.0L Steering VIN: 1FMZU67E42
when turning to right it chatters on the right front only when hot it does not feel like the ussaul rack and pinnon shutter please help
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTWW33P63
customer brought me his truck to replace fuel injectors because dealer told him that is what was causing his engine running rough & surging (primarily when engine is cold).we replaced all 8 fuel injectors with reman units(alliant).customer brought back truck w... Trouble codes: P0261, P0264, P0267, P0270, P0273, P0276
2003 Ford E-150 4.2L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FTRE14223
veh came in about 1 month ago for int dies out on acceleration found to have multiple codes and a rattle in the converter area.replaced upper intake and isolater bolts after using smoke machine to verify leak.informed cust that the rattle in the veh was a loos...
2004 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FAFP71W34
This Crown Vic has a recurring P0354. The coil is new, plugs have been switched. In park or neutral there is no problem. Put the car in reverse or drive and just idle it will start to miss on #4 and toss the code after two key cycles. Here is the fun part, it ... Trouble codes: P0354 (ignition primary/secondary circuit)
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FTWW32P56
help another ford diesel. this one was dropped off for a miss while driving. drove about 10 miles no miss noticed. scanned codes with modis ansd recieved PO487 egr throttle position control problem. the problem is that niether iatn, modis, or mitchells has tro... Trouble codes: P0487
2004 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Hesitation VIN: 5LMFU28R44
Thanks in advance. This is my sister in laws navigator and it is driving me nuts. I have replace mass air flow sensor and crank sensor to no avail. There is a recall on these for bad coils for the 4.6l but not the 5.4l . I have no codes but you can really get ...
2003 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L Misfire VIN: 2MEFM74W73
Hello guys this car givving me a headache.i need help on this one.Car came in for miss fire on three cyl`s,i found out customer never changed plugs,we changed plugs with oem part,clean throttle body,egr and clean injectors with BG cleaners,test drive and the c... Trouble codes: P0351

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1997 Ford F-150 4.2L egr VIN: 1357V34F14
Hi, Thanks to everyone that replied. Most replies were related to the DPFE sensor, and stated that aftermarket units had given problems. I replaced the unit with a motorcraft sensor, cleared codes, and have had no problems after several days of customer dri...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTX21L3XE
well the truck never came back to double check for codes, so I dont have any answers for anybody even myself, I wanted to see if the code would switch to other bank to blame o2 sensor would stay the same to be able to look further into intake leak, If it event... Trouble codes: P0171.
2001 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L coolent VIN: 1FAFPS5U81
don't really know if is fixed but i replaced the t stat and the radiator cap the car has not come back and they have not called thanks to all that replied
2001 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L timing chains VIN: 1FMZU63E71
The problem was the rear cassette, when I took apart the valve covers, the cassette was gone and the bolt that holds the cassette was rubbing against the chain making the rattle noise. to start, i will recommend to anybody that have this kind of trouble, to a...
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L Master VIN: 1FTDWF3458
Thanks To Everybody that replied to me when we needed help.To Close this Problem All of the replies helped us to look in the rigth direction.To Brian,Michael,Robert,Kent,And Charles [...] Helpful Thanks Again What We Found The Old Master Was Bad. But When The N...
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L vct system VIN: 1FTVF14526
Pulled front timing cover and found crankshaft clocked 30 degrees off by the longblock rebuilder. Should have double checked timing marks before installing.
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