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1991 Ford Escort GT 1.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FAPP128XM
hello everyone i have a real problem child on my hands! 91 ford escort gt, it just dies! sounds like a timing hick up when it dies, but loses injector pulse have tested pcm, cam & crank sensors vane airflow meter, tps HELP PLEASE!
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTWW32F3Y
Thanks for reading my posts guys. Customer brought this truck in on the hook for horrible idle, and shutting off. After doing some look into it, found a code for IDM Fault. Tested and replaced the injector drive module. Started the truck up after clearing code... Trouble codes: P0603 (Internal Module Control KAM Error)
2003 Ford Focus SVT 2.0L intake runner VIN: 3FAHP39523
i"m tring to find out if anyone has run into the problem with the "tit" where the cable off of the intake manifold runner actuator attatches to the runner assembly braking ?ford offers a kit to replace that rod but i haven't found a tsb or any info on r&r ie: ...
2004 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Noise VIN: 1FMDU64K14
This clean, low mileage Explorer has some sort of rattle in the front of the vehicle. It is not ball joints, tie rods,or anyting is the suspension(we think!). It sounds like something plastic hitting, like a plastic washer bottle bouncing around. I don't think...
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
2007 Ford Focus SES 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FAFP34N17
this focus came in for a check enging light and the misfire. the check engine light is on because of the misfire. if you clear the codes and run the car in park or neutral around 1500 to 1800 the engine misses like crazy and codes po300 p0301 p0302 p0303 p0304... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire), P0301 (cylinder 1 misfire), P0302 (cylinder 2 misfire), P0303 (cylinder 3 misfire), P0304 (cylinder 4 misfire)
2004 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L compressor VIN: 5LMFU28R04
A/C techs I need your help... This navigator came in to the shop with a complaint of blowing hot at idle.Identified system 100%134a.Hooked up gauges and found a high low side pressure[70psi] and a low high side pressure[125-150psi]. Ambient temp at the time wa...
1993 Mercury Topaz GS 3.0L No Start VIN: 1MEPM36X2P
Intermittantly will not start. Customer drives vehicle up to 8 months or two weeks doesn't matter (length of time between driving cycle) vehicle does not cut-out when driving but just will not start. When vehicle doesn't start fuel pump does not come on. Check... Trouble codes: 543 (open to battery-eca)
2002 Mercury Villager 3.3L Excessive Emissions, no power VIN: 4M2ZV11T12
This vehicle was Diagnosed by another shop as needing a Catalytic converter. They took it to another shop and they cut out the secondary converter. The primary converter was plugged. Replaced but still is not right. Fuel pressure does not drop off. Checked aft... Trouble codes: P0300, P0325

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1988 Ford F-350 Custom 7.5L oil pan VIN: 2FTJW36G8J
After removing the upper intake plenum, fan shroud, power steering and oil cooler hoses, a.i.r. pipes, mount bolts, and exhaust pipes, the engine could only be lifted 1 1/2" till the bellhousing hit the firewall (not nearly enough to get the pan out). The cust...
1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZR15X1X
Thanks alot for all your help! Every for the most part was right on with the lower intake gasket! I replaced the upper and lower gaskets along with the injecter o-rings as well with the new updated gasket. I did inspect the PCV system and found no issues but f... Trouble codes: P0171 (system to lean bank 1), P0174 (system to lean bank 2).
2004 Ford Focus ZTW 2.3L abs light VIN: 1FAFP35Z94
Thanks for the responses. I tested all the circuits between the abs module and the inst cluster, all checked out good. tested the wheel speed sensors and found a bad lf sensor. replaced sensor but lights continued to stay on. I finally decided to disassemble t...
2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWE35P06
Thanks to all that replied I ran and key running test set turbo perf. code went to b-dir. contols and toggle turbo to 85% duty cycle at 1200 rpms and no response was heard so sending to ford for turbo being only 22,045 miles. Trouble codes: P0299 (turbo under boost).
2005 Lincoln LS Sport 3.9L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM87A85
Thanks for all that replayed and to Robert [...]. It was all ignition coils, replaced all, car run great. Thanks again. Trouble codes: P2107 (throttle actuator control module processor), P2110 (throttle actuator control system forced limit).
2006 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L 3-2 down shift VIN: 1LNHM81W76
Thanks for your help. I dropped and tore trans down. Found burnt clutches. Replaced clutches, plates and seals. The problem has been solved now.
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