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1996 Ford F-150 Special 5.8L brakes VIN: 1426576879
This vehicle has the fading brake pedal concern. This system has been bled over and over using power bleeder and manual bleeding. It has rear ABS. Pimching off the hoses doeas not help, pedal still creeps over half way down. All masters have been bench bled co...
1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L camshaft VIN: 3FAKP1136X
Car is in for a seized timing belt idler pulley and a broken timing belt and bent valves. We took the cams out for machining and the exhaust side cam came out extremely hard. When we went to put the exhaust side cam in, it seemed just fine, we alternated bolts...
1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZR15X1X
I have this 99 ford ranger with the 4.0L in my shop and im having a hard time getting to the bottom of this one. I pull the 2 lean codes for both banks, reset the light and codes do come back after 2 drive cycles. First step I took was replace the fuel filter ... Trouble codes: P0171 (system to lean bank 1), P0174 (system to lean bank 2)
2003 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L door VIN: 1FMFU16WX3
i have got a problem with a door ajar light on this ford replaced both driver and pass side door ajar swithes and still have th same problem the light is intermitten theres time the light will got off and times it stays on have opened all 4 door and it would g...
2003 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Starting VIN: 1FTRF17243
Vehicle has an intermittant crank but no start condition. Fuel pressure is good. Also spark is present. Codes present:P1709 PNP switch out of range. P1260 Theft detected,engine disabled. The theft light on the dash does flash when the vehicle will not start. A...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L vct VIN: 1FTSX21585
truck came from another shop not running, no compression, we removed valve covers and plugs and checked timing, and found that the vct phasers were both broke,and had spun on the end of the cams,which broke both dowel pins and cams, after replaceing both cams,...
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L MIL Lamp on, no power VIN: 1FTWX33PX6
this truck is a tow truck, after the above repair the truck worked for a day and did great. next morning came in with no power, can not get above 80k. we get code p2262 and barely 2-lbs of boost. check all intercooler hoses and pipes in case a clamp blew off a... Trouble codes: P2262
2006 Ford Expedition King Ranch 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMPU18566
I am just wondering if I'm overlooking something obvious here. Getting kind of puzzling. Trouble codes: P0305
2002 Lincoln LS 3.0L Dash temp VIN: 1LNHM86S32
Hello I have this pesky Lincoln here that with the air conditioning on it will intermittently blow heater air through the passenger vents but then will go away and cool down. It stopped doing it for awhile and now started back up again and now it will sometime...
2000 Mercury Villager (Van) Sport 3.3L interior VIN: 4M2XV12T4Y
thanks up front for any help. i am out of as luck would have it this is a friend of the familys vehicle.we did a brake job and rotated the tires. a day or two later they said that the vehicle has a vibration that starts at 60mph and gets worse the fas...

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1970 Ford mustang 5.8L fuel guage VIN: OF01H11826
Sorry it took so long to reply but working on old cars sometimes takes longer. Had to order parts off the internet and wait on shipping etc. Anyway, simply ran into the old multiple problems scenario. Had to replace the IVR, circuit board, and gauge to resol...
1984 Ford Bronco II Eddie Bauer 2.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, fuel smoke VIN: 1FMCU14SXE
To all of you that responded, THANKS. Well after realizing I didn't have a glass belly button, I dug a little deeper and found the map sensor and aldl connector hidden behind a cover plate tucked in behind the relay center right inner fender panel. I found rea...
1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FMDU34X3R
thanx very much for all the replies, they were all useful. the problem was the pcm i was surprised it was so easy to get and cheap too(a1 cordone) thanx again for the help!!!
1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L check engine lite VIN: 1FMDU32E9V
thanx for all the replies, all were very helpful, i replaced the range sensor and cleared the code twice and finnally the lite stayed off, im keepling my fingers crossed. so far so good!! thanx again for the help!!
2004 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L air distribution VIN: 1FMFU17L24
needed atc is in front of center console under dash.
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSW21508
hi techs: sorry it took so long to get back to you. problem was caused from a shorted o2 wire on exhaust pipe blowing fuse for cam sensors and o2 sensors. thanks for all the help. jim Trouble codes: P0010, P0020 (intake camshaft position actuator open circuit bank 2), P0135 (o2 sensor bank 1 sensor 1), P0141, P0155, P0161.
2006 Lincoln Town Car Executive L 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM84W56
This vehicle is fixed. Thanks Tim [...] for your help. When MAP voltage was at a constant 4.99v, there definetly was an open circut. I followed the diag steps that Alldata supplied for this code. When getting to the step where I used a 5amp fused jumper bet... Trouble codes: P0108.
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