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1991 Ford F-150 Custom 5.8L Starting
hi i have hard time to replace actuator hooked to ignition key lock with rod search all data did not help much .after removed steering wheel,turning switch,3bolts hold back plate i unable to pull out broken actuator.thank you for your reply.
1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L torque convertor VIN: 1FMDU34X9R
this vechile drove fine then all of sudden vechile started to run rough slowing down for an intersection the driver managed to keep it running turned into their driveway then the vechile dies. put into park car starts runs great put into gear it stalls no code...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FTNW21F3X
Need help please. Got a real winner here. Been working on this one a week. Customer had blown high pressure oil hose off of passenger side head, kept trying to run truck to get it off the road. Ford didn't have a hose in stock so he had a shop make a hydraulic...
2001 Ford F-150 King Ranch 4.6L Master Cyl, VIN: 1FTRW07W11
Stumped here. Pedal bleeds off under light preasure. This truck was diagnosed by another shop as needing a Master Cyl due to a low pedal issue. I recomended we diag ourselves but customer insisted on replacement. After replacement had same problem. Bled five b...
2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, Limp Mode VIN: 1FAFP55217
Strange one. Brought to me for AC work. Barely made it here. Owner said been looked at several times. Car had a hard fault 1633 KAM code. Fuse taken out for AC compressor as this car AC has been byspassed. Replace fuse and KAM code gone. Drove good than on way... Trouble codes: 135 (02 Heater B1S1), 412 (Secondary AIS), 743 (TCC Electrical), 750/7, 1451 (evap)
2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FDWE35L54
This vehicle came in with a complaint of wont go over 40 km/h. Road tested vehicle and found it was missing, pinging, and had a lack of power. Retrieved codes, p0305, p0306, p0307, p0308, and a p0191 (fuel rail pressure sensor circuit open/short)and a p0174 (b... Trouble codes: P0305 (p0306-), P0306 (p0307-), P0307 (p0308-), P0308 (p0174-), P0174 (p0316-), P0316
2006 Ford Fusion S 2.3L pcm clutch engagement and control VIN: 3FAFP06Z06
Ford Techs, HELP! Our Fusion A/C system is not cooling. Customer noticed he could move wires and remove install relay for clutch and it would operate some times. When we began testing checking for bad connections and everything appears acceptable to operate. W...
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWW31P36
Good afternoon,I have a 2006 f-350 with a no start problem.Fuel pressure looks good,fuel quality looks good/oil quality and correct visc good.Fuel filters have been both changed and air filter is clear.The truck came in on a hook with customer complaint of a l... Trouble codes: 2290 (low icp pressure voltage), 2291 (low icp pressure during cranking)

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1993 Ford Mustang LX 2.3L high head pressures VIN: 1FACP40M5P
I am closing this post due to the fact that our user name and password evidently leaked out. This post was not made by myself nor any of my shops. Thank you though for the assistance and please do not count this for a negative rating. We have since changed our...
1997 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 6.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FBJS31S4V
Thank you everybody. As usual, just about everybody was dead-on. I was replacing used coils with used coils, thinking; "What's the chance I'll replace a bad coil with a bad coil"? Pretty slim, I thought. WRONG!! What I ended up doing (after all the help I got)...
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Misfire VIN: 2FTDX0761V
Thanks for the help everyone this ones fixed. We suspected a mechanical problem with the motor so we told the customer to pull it back apart and check over his work. Sure enough the cam timing was off on the head he took off. After talking with the customer we...
2000 Lincoln LS 3.0L radiator fan VIN: 1LNHM86S5Y
Apparently there is no easy way to test this system. I started with changing the pressure control solenoid and this took care of the problem. Thanks
1997 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6L vent temp VIN: 1MELM62W8V
well it was the evap not fitting tightly into the evap box allowing air to bypasss the core ,now air is blowing 44 degrees and the pressures are down slightly thanks for the help on this one i needed alot of cofidence to want to pull and cut and re-plastic wel...
1999 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM53S4X
ended up with bad valve in cyl #6. customer does not want to fix. my fault... i didn't check compression first thing!!! BASIC DIAGNOSTICS!!! Trouble codes: P0306, P1504.
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