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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L acc. drive VIN: 1FDXF47F4X
i have a good one this thing is driving me nuts. we installed a reman engine in this truck around 18 mo. ago it was a jasper engine which offers a install kit that supplies new belts, hoses ect. cust.drove truck about 12mo. with no problems. but since then it ...
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L coolant VIN: 1FTNW21F7X
when truck came into shop it was 4 gal. low.filled and runs cool. cannot find any external leaks and oil shows no sign of water in it.but...have a dark soot stain in coolant bottle. suspect head gasket . has anyone seen this stain before...eric
2002 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L valve train VIN: 1FTRX17L62
Vehicle was acquired with partial disassembly of motor. #1 intake rocker has apparently slipped out of position. Besides replacing the rocker and lifter should there be anything else? Anyone have a failure reason to account for this. Oil level is ok and no slu...
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L hard start cold VIN: 1FDAX57P54
this truck starts fine hot only cold cranks for 30 - 45 seconds minimum before firing acts like the low psi oil system has drained back where is the anti drain back valve located once truck is running it starts fine shut off leave for an hour starts hard check...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty FX4 6.0L Engine VIN: 1FTSW21P25
No start on this truck. Was running fine and customer said it bogged down and died. Towed to shop. I have read the archives, but I am not sure whether I should look for a pressure leak, or should I be looking at the fact that there are no injector pulses? All ...
2005 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTWPW1457
Vehicle runs fine, no drivabilty issues. Has a history of IMRC faults. Currently has a stuck open fault. All appears to be working fine, cleared code and has not reset, but we know it will, along with other random IMRC faults. Has had a new IMRC and pigtail in... Trouble codes: P2002 (imrs stuck open)
2006 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FMCU96H86
Vehicle runs fine and will pass KOEO test with no problem until red triangle comes on and stop vehicle safely warning comes on. Vehicle will shut down and will not restart. Will not start for between 10min.-1hr. KOEO test at this time will have the listed code... Trouble codes: P1A10 (Hybrid Powertrain Control Module Battery disabled), P0A27 (Hybrid Battery Power Off Circut)
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Reverse VIN: 1FTSX21P26
This truck came in today with a strange issue I've not experienced before. If you drop it in reverse, it will engage fine and back up fine...but if you drop it into drive, when you accelerate, it will move about a foot and then it feels like it goes into high ...
2007 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L No Start, Stall, gauges die VIN: 1FDWE35LX7
driver stated bus died at highway speed,gauges died, felt like driving on a dead battery.towed to dealer started up next morning didn't have to jump, alternator and batteries were ok dealer said camshaft code was set,they said that was a result of the stall no...
2000 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L current draw VIN: 5LMPU28A9Y
This Navigator intermittently the customer states that the blower will not shut off and continue to run until the battery is complettly dead. It only happens every 3 to 4 weeks. I havn't been able to duplicate the problem. This is real strange situation. I've ...
2004 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5LMEU68H04
Vehicle has no communication with genisys scan tool, although I can retrieve codes with state inspection machine. I haven't had any problems with this tool except with some lack of capabilities. It has the smart cable and updated to 2008. I checked fuses and t... Trouble codes: P0128, P0174, P0300, P0302, P0303, P0305

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1994 Ford E-350 Econoline XL 5.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FBJS31HXR
i would really like to thank all of you who replied.(greg,mike,lonnie,matt,patrick,brian,kenneth,anthony & robert) all of the replies were excellent. alot of you mentioned the tps, which i had ran into several times, but forgotten. sweep tested it with my labs...
1995 Ford F Super Duty XL 7.3L extended cranking VIN: 1FDLF47F6S
basically we had two issues , one was a bad connection at battery causing a voltage drop at glow plug relay.the second was just a good road test to get all the air out of the high pressure oil pump.
2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Various electrical items VIN: 1FMZU72E92
Thanks for the input. We actually found different problems here. One was a broken ground wire in the drivers door jamb, this fixed the power locks & power mirrors. We replaced the door jamb switch on the drivers door, this is a very common fault and was interm...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L stop lights directionals
i have tried disconecting the multi switch and the circuit still buzzes ,,, i have ordered another relay and will see what happens ,,, no voltage draw or drop and all the lights work correct to all the fellow technicians THANK YOU FOR ...
2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L Evap temp VIN: 1FDNS24L84
After several weeks of trying to fix this beast, it's finally cool. Thanks to Thomas from IL, Lorn from SD,and Timothy from WI for the guidance I needed for the fix. The previous shop working on the van had replaced the condenser with an aftermarket unit. I di...
2004 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L alt not charging VIN: 2FAFP71W54
cranked it up and hooked up my volt meter and started messing around the fuse panel and I saw the voltage jump around. The ground that goes to the front of the block was bad. there is a weird bolt that goes in the block then a nut that screws onto it. it had b...
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L lack of power VIN: 1FDWF36PX6
O.K by all of your suggestions, I have changed the engine oil again with rotella t 15w40, drove vehicle with cat. removed from exhaust system, cleaned egr valve, then replaced egr valve & checked passages in intake manifold for coking/clog. turbo is producing ...
2004 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L no crank /ecu VIN: 5LMFU28R34
The right(below glovebox) main fuse box was the problem.I found this because when the car would stall and not start there was a clicking from the IAC when I checked the 2 wires the power had a pulse and was drawn down to 8v not 12v,traced back to main(injector...
2005 Lincoln LS Sport 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1NHM87A55Y
it did have additional bad coil,and throttle body was sticking,replace throttle body module and refashed p.c.m.so many thanks to the man from texas.
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