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1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L valve train VIN: 1FTEF14Y7T
This is my first request for help and I hope I'm doing this right. This truck came in originally for an ocassional missfire and lack of power. I scanned the engine and found # 4 cylinder missfiring. I removed the plug and found it to be loose in the head and t...
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Brakes VIN: 1FTEX08LXV
The brake pedal is low - travels 1/2 distance to floor - and is soft, during hard stops it goes to the floor and complete braking power is not achieved. during normal driving the truck stops fine. Short if throwing parts at this vehicle we do not know where to...
1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L transfer VIN: 2FTRX08L8W
Transfer case will not shift, code p1820, followed trouble tree, to the point of replacing fuse panel. Tested powers and grounds to gem module. Found no problem.I am not comfortable replaing fuse panel, any suggestions, thanks in advance
1999 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L No Start, Stall, system lean VIN: 2FAFP74W93
hi thanks in advance for any help. we were blessed with this crown vic towed in as a no start spark and fuel pressure are good and it trys to start . if the mass air flow is disconected it will run and idle fine . reconect maf and it shuts of does the same thi...
2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L noise VIN: 1FAFP5522Y
A noise has developed in the interior of this i/p close to the firewall and near the center of the I/P. With a stethescope you can hear this tone/more like frequency or vibration that sounds like a radio noise/not static though. Cannot locate this noise even w...
2004 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Pass. Seat Belt Pretensioner Sensor VIN: 1FAFP53U94
I do not have the restraint system diagnostic tool required to test the restraint system according to the diagnostic chart. So after retrieving dtc #b2292 and watching the airgag light flash code #34 I googled the vehicle and the code and after reading problem...
2004 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L battery light VIN: 1FMFU18L84
customer had a no start condition he put a new battery in and still had problem so he put a alt. on and that is when the light came on if any ford guys out there have any insight let me know thanks
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L IWE actuators VIN: 1FTPX14504
We have a 2004 Ford F-150 that makes a brief grinding noise in the right front when engaging 4x4. Over the past year we have replaced both front actuators and the IWE solenoid because of water intrusion. We also replaced the L/F hub with O.E. for a bad wheel b...
2005 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on, Light on dash VIN: 1FMYU95H85
Car came in with above codes and complaint of rough running. Felt like it was going in and out of gear. Stalled and restarted. Light for overheating and warning came on. Found faulty coolant pump for motor electronics and replaced. All was well. Car returns on... Trouble codes: P0A7C (Motor electronic over temp.), P1A0D (Hybrid pcm generator disabled), P0191 (Fuel rail pressure sensor), P1237 (Fuel pump secondary circuit malf.)
2006 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU93126
Hi everybody, This vehicle came in for alternator problem, customer complained of battery light comming on and then all the lights in dash came on. Had code for alternator F terminal control problem and a p0456 fuel tank pressure voltage too low. Replaced alte... Trouble codes: P0456
1997 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LFMS33K33
Im hoping some had this problem and can help me.Am i overlooking something Is there something else that controls the pulse because i stumped on this one.Any help would greatly appreciated.Im counting on you guys PLEASE! Trouble codes: P0303
1999 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNHM82W6X
No start with theft light flashing when no start. Car will ocasionaly start and run fine. Pulled a U1147 code. Fueses good,tried swaping relays,tried both keys owner has. Same problem. Alldata says to try an ICM first then a PCM if that doesn't work. Don't wha...
2002 Lincoln LS 3.9L No Start VIN: 1LVNHM87A5
The customer drove this car in complaining of a misfire and an SRS light. I found oil in the spark plug tubes and wrote him up for valve covers, plugs, and boots. Next I disconnected the battery to remove the drivers air bag and check the clock spring. When ... Trouble codes: U1262 (SCP data fault for J1850 BUS)
1997 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L rpm/speed limiter VIN: 2MELM75WXV
The original concern appeared as a one time glitch. Then the next day c.e.l came on, very little power, miss. Test drive from customers house to shop verified concern. Scanned & found p1747 (elec. psi. control ckt. fault) Code information states that engin...
2001 Mercury Villager (Van) Sport 3.3L stater VIN: 4M2ZV12T61
Hi Everyone, If The Customer Starts The Vehicle, Backs Out Of The Garage And Shuts It Off, It Acts Up When He Tries To Restart It About 5 or 10 Minutes Later. It Cranks Real Slow Sometimes But Not Always. It Used To Kill The Battery To The Point That A Quick J...

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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L oil use VIN: 1FTSW31F12
new set of injectors fixed it. Thanks to all who responded : )
2003 Ford Focus SVT 2.0L intake runner VIN: 3FAHP39523
installed part # [...] kit manifold . did not have to remove manifold to replace . we also found after replacement that the actuator was damaged internally after disassembly will replace that and vehl can go back home .. thanks for your help!
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