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1994 Ford Bronco Eddie Bauer 5.8L Unknown VIN: 1FMEU15H2R
Hello everyone, i am trying to get some advice on a 94 full size bronco. It has the E40D tranny. I have test driven the vehicle several times and have seen nothing wrong. The customer complains of a neutral condition intermittently, sounded like a lot of the t...
1995 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.8L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FDEE14H2S
This van came in for hesitation and bogs when you accelerate.It doesnt happen all the time.If you accel easy it happens and some time dies out.Has new plugs.Checked wires and found wire arcing and replaced all the wires , cap and rotor as well,no change.When y...
1996 Ford Bronco Eddie Bauer 5.8L No Start VIN: 1FMEU15HXT
I have some promblem with this bronco. Came in on the hook customer stated that he cannot get it started and doesn't know why. He has replaced the coil, distributer, ignition coil, and still have no spark and no injector pulse. I found that the check engine li...
1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L No Start VIN: 1FTEF15Y5T
This truck goes into a no-start condition after a hot soak or after it has cooled down for at least 4 hours.the truck fails to start sometimes for 30 seconds and then sometimes longer. I have a spark tester connected and the spark is extremely weak or missing ...
1997 Ford F-350 7.5L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FDKF37G3V
truck came in last week with starts some times. pulled codes, replace crank sensor. today no start. unplug maf and truck starts. plug up no start. check for 5 volt ref, none. unplug sensor and have 5 volt ref. have 5 volt ref with key on or off. running or not...
1998 Ford Taurus SE Comfort 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FAFP58S7W
Hi everyone, I need help please. This Taurus failed smog due to high hc and co. When monitor front o2 signals, o2 intermittently stays high at .900v which cause the emission to about .5% co and hc to be over the state limit. No codes are found in the memory, n...
1999 Ford F-250 Lariat 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTPX28L8X
customer brought in the truck with a rough idle, po171 code. checked pcv system hoses, no holes in the rubber elbows. unable to find any vacuum leaks. installed new plugs in #1 bank. replaced to coil boots, due to cracking. injectors check good. fuel pressure ... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean bank 1)
2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on, no crank VIN: 1FAFP55U82
Vehicle towed in. No crank. Dash lights lighing up. Customer states they heard a pop noise while driving and engine shut off. Tried to restart and a no crank condition is present. Scanned for codes and could not communicate with two scan tools. Checked for vol... Trouble codes: XXX
2005 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, RUN RICK BANK1 VIN: 1FTPW125X4
GOOD MORNING FORD GUYS, I have a 05 f150 in our shop with a mil light on and code po172 rich b1. Have also noticed that at 1500rpm the engine will sit and shake like it has a engine miss. Long term will start at -9 and as soon as you acc will go to -17 and con... Trouble codes: P0172 (rich bank1)
2005 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L valvetrain VIN: 1FTPW12515
This client came in after returning from vacation, stating that the truck was running fine when he stopped at a motel for the night. When he got back in the truck the next morning,and started it up, the engine had a real bad rattle or knocking sound. He took t...
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L lack of power VIN: 1FDWF36PX6
any info is helpfull, so please do :) vehicle was brought to me from another shop, where the ficm,glowplug module,& turbo were replaced due to wear/or missdiagnosis. complaint was hard to start/ no start. vehicle had many oil leaks and scan tool only showed co...
1998 Mercury Villager GS 3.0L none VIN: 4M2ZV1110W
hey guys i have problem with a/c on this van. the compressor is not coming on i checked voltage to the compressor it have no 12volt but it have a ground. if i aply a 12volt to compressor the clutch comes on and it start blowing cold air.high and low pressure s...

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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L crank-case ventilation VIN: 1FTSW30L7X
Greetings everyone I would like to thank everyone for their input and ideas. This one is not truly fixed, but it works and customer is ok with that. As requested by the e-mails I've received, I'll fill you in on the information. The PCV (oem) has been change...
2002 Ford Mustang 3.8L gen module
customer took car to dealer found hatch lock was the problem thanks for your help johnnie
1995 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC 4.6L valve timing VIN: 1LNLM91V2S
this one is fixed the machine shop had swapped the intake for exhaust cam on one bank, if you can imagine not a good couple of days. Stewart
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