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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNW21F83
03 F250 Super Duty Turbo Diesel 7.3 with ongoing problem. Crank sensor Ford replaced. Truck runs good for weeks and Then mostly in drive sounds like a 4 cylinder/sputters/stalls in gear/almost not driveable. SES light ON (but goes Out)but my older scanner Doe...
1999 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Engine VIN: 2MEFM75W7X
Vehicle sat over winter. Upon startup a knock developed coupled with billows of white sweet smoke from tail pipe. The car ran fine when parked. When turning engine with a ratchet a tight spot occurs at the same place with each rotation of the crankshaft. The c...

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1997 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L Starter circuit VIN: 1LNLM91V4V
Replaced the SCIL module. This module supplies ground to the starter relay coil through the Transmission gear select switch. Without that ground it won't crank even though the coil sees 12Vdc at the coil from the key switch.
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