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1991 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FMEU15NOM
ok, so this one is starting to eat my lunch! i've been chosen to fix this problem since 2 other techs have tried and failed! this bronco came to us about 25,000 miles ago with a trans shifting problem... it feels like it shifts from 1st to 4th on accel.but if ...
1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Pump seal VIN: 1FMCU24XXR
Please don't jump all over me on this one, I'm tired, it's hot out, and I have a cold... I got this 94 Explorer in, trans won't move it forward or reverse. No fluid in pan, no real metal or clutch either. It looks like the front seal went and he drove it til i...
1995 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L no power when cold VIN: 1FDKE30FXS
has no power when cold warm up it run good glow plug check good. ipr is only 9 to 17% cold. ipr 5 to 30% is all i can get when hot. turbo is reading 29 psi hot and cool it's 17 psi at full throttle. motor got to warm up above 1/4 way and it go to running good....
1997 Ford Escort 2.0L wiper/washer VIN: 1F3356D6ER
once washer is activated wiper & washers wont stop mitchels repair advice says test and replace switch then motor still no help
2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L spark plugs VIN: 2FTRX08W4Y
Customer claims excessive oil consumption. Removed all 8 plugs for visual inspection and found white/ish residue with faint tint of orange on most all plugs. I've found this common when coolant is getting into the combustion chamber but never on all plugs? Rem...
2002 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Unknown VIN: 1FAFP34322
Greetings all. We replaced the evaporator & accumulator per customer request (he is a parts manager at a local Range Rover dealership). Customer supplied his own aftermarket parts. Once apart, the new evaporator was wrong, so we ordered one from Napa. Customer...
2004 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Unknown VIN: 1FTPF12584
Engine noise and service engine soon light on. I have a Ford that came in with a service engine light po345 for cam positioner sensor bank 2. The vehicle sound like a diesel engine (not running rough) just sound. Chassis eared noise and pin pointed noise on le...
2004 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMPU17L34
vehicle was brought in for cylinder #4 missfire. we found #4 driver in the control unit was bad, so at this time we replaced the control unit. scaned vehicle code po354 was detected. reflashed then code po204 along with po354 was detected. continuity test was ... Trouble codes: P0354, P0294
2005 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L cam phazer VIN: 1FMPU16515
have code p0022 cam retard bank 2 replaced tensioners and guides and chains engine still has unstable oil pressure it has 10 psi needle swing at idle oil pressure is 35 psi at idle and 70 psi at 2000 rpms at normal temp replaced both cam phazers due to code an...

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1992 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.5L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FDKE37G1N
Thank you for all techs replies to me very fast,i did test electrolysis that not the problem, round was good,fan clutch was good, thermostat open and close normal but i still ran second round go to the radiator.So the radiator was crap i try to get o.e.m but f...
1999 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 6.8L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FTSE34S7X
Motorcraft t-stat cleared up the problem. ran at 75 mph for about ten miles, temp never hit 190 degrees. thanks to all that replied,and thanks iATN.
2000 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Electronic VIN: 1FAFP5827Y
2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU03112
After doing alot of testing and replaceing parts i went into the wiring with a lab scope hooked up to it and found that the light blue and red wire was sticking out of the split tubeing and was broken at this point and if the engine moved it would make and bre... Trouble codes: P0102.
2002 Ford Focus ZTW 2.0L system leak VIN: 1FAFP36332
Ok, its been a couple weeks since I fixed this car. I did end up putting in a EVAP Core. Holy they are expensive, I used OEM parts, it comes with a new heater box as well. Thanks to everybody that responded with help.
2003 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L p/steering VIN: 2FMDA52463
thanks for all the great info and feedback. i knew the system kept getting air in it,but i couldn't figure out how...until today.taking your advice i raised the front wheels off the ground and steered it lock to lock,then shut it off and let it rest numerous t...
2003 Ford Focus SE 2.0L radio, flicking on and off. brake light on dash VIN: 1FAFP34P23
Upon removal of the cluster and opening it up. Looking at the circuit board and ohm testing it, it's always ground by the ic chip on the board. I noticed corrosion on the ic , so I cleaned it out and that was it. Lucky for the customer I did not have to replac...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L vct VIN: 1FTSX21585
we ended up puting a bottle of lucas oil additive to boost the viscosity some, i guess the only real fix for these is to rebuild, or replace the engine. however the customer is still driving it and has not called to complain..
1999 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L oil cooler flange VIN: 5LMPU28A1X
no one reply . thank u any ways by removing the mushroom head bolt agot room to unbolt the rest that were been behind the oil cooler. sound like ez one . but is a chalenge be working on this tied area. thank u
2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L lack of power VIN: 1LNHM87AXY
The fix for the rough running and no power condition of this car was to replace the mass air flow sensor and the TPS sensor. Trouble codes: P0171 (system too lean bank 1), P0174 (system too lean bank 2).
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