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1966 Ford fairlane 390CID 2-3 shift VIN: MA1Z63B462
thanks guys , i have a 66 fairlane 390 c6 3spd will not shift into 3rd , this car is fairly new to me and is my first old ford , always been a gm guy,i tried a new mod valve no difference ,fluids real clean not burnt at all,nice 1-2 shift,ive read some confusi...
1996 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTJW36F3T
Good Friday everyone, Got this power stroke that came in one the hook. Cust said it would start but run so bad that it did not have enough power to move. I went to move it and it ran like crap. Grabbed the mighty modis and got the codes p0261 and p1298. I star... Trouble codes: P0261, P1298
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...
2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Delayed 1st Gear VIN: 1FMZU73K73
Problem is after repairs where completed customer picked up vehicle and stated intermittenly there was no first gear after coming to a stop. Verified complaint checked fluid level @120f tft fast drip. Disconnected battery shoted together for 10min reconnected ...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FDWX37P33
Customer had truck stall and not restart. The truck has been to the dealer four times for this issue and still does this on occassion. Right now the truck will start and die immediately with white smoke coming for tail pipe while cranking. Once I did get it st...
2005 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L deploable running boards VIN: 5LMFU28595
passenger side deployable running board was stuck half way deployed. when passenger side door was opened motor would run & running board would move a little. found rear idler bracket/ pivot frozen. replaced idler & now running board will work once & then not w...

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1995 Ford F-350 Special 7.3L pedal VIN: 1FDKF37FOS
Thanks to all who took the time to respond, especially those who actually read the entire post and did not suggest things I had already tried. I know you are only doing your best to help a fellow tech and your effort is appreciated as well. After pinching off ...
1996 Ford F-250 XLT 7.3L No Start VIN: 2FTHF25F8T
It turned out that the new reman Hi PSI Oil Pump that I had installed was at fault. I installed a second unit and now the truck starts cold or hot. Thanks for all your help.
1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMDU34X5T
thanks to all!!! pedro from texas was right. the flat (blue) gasket between the lower manifold and injector rail came off in three pieces on my car but came from ford as one. also, jesse from virginia was right. upon inspection of the injector seals, they ...
2000 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L runs rich VIN: 1FAFP5324Y
Thanks for all of the replies. Some people were way off base. This car does not have a fuel pressure regulator at the injector rail. It is using a module behind the rear seat to regulate the fuel pressure by changing the voltage to the fuel pump. But I fou...
2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on, a/c inop VIN: 1FAFP59S13
i would like to thank. dan,andy,james,philip,sean.for taking the time to try an help me. with this wiring promblem on this wonderfull dohc 3.0. that we all new what was wrong just trying to find the root of the promblem.well lets start by saying this thing cal... Trouble codes: P0118.
2004 Ford Expedition XLS 5.4L radio and blower motor VIN: 1FMPU18L4Y
turns out dealer had replaced the windshield - it was still leaking - went back to dealer for a redo and they also repplaced the BCM - thanks for all the help - Jim
2000 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
I've tried everything except replacing the old PCM with a new one and flashing it to vehicles spec's. So I'm assuming thats what my problem is, I hope. Thanks to every body that replied and offered advice. Trouble codes: P0355 (coil e primary/secondary), P0305 (misfire 5).
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