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1994 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU34XXR
I have a faulty cam synchronizer. this part has been disc ontiued. Dose anyone have a source to a new/rebulilt. Thanks. Trouble codes: 412 (cylinder id error)
1997 Ford F-250 7.3L flywheel VIN: 1FTHX26F5V
keeps blowing out the dual mass flywheel clutch in 60-75 miles.thanks in advance.
1997 Ford F-150 4.6L Door Locks VIN: 1FTDX18WIV
This one came in tonight near closing time from another shop. This 1997 Ford F-150 has a problem with it's power door locks. Completely randomly the door locks with open themselves even though the truck is just sitting parked. The GEMM module was recently repl...
1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Cool Coupe 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAKP1135X
This vehicle has an inoperative speedometer and a code p0500 (no vss signal).I have checked sensor resistance (240ohms) which is good according to my info.I've also verified the ground circuit is good.I've also checked the white/black wire to pcm and there are... Trouble codes: P0500
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDWW36F1Y
Customer came in to have starter replaced. Would not start after then. Customer had been starting with starting fluid when cold. No start after starter replacement with even starting fluid. Ran injector buzz test and 1 injector was loud others were soft. Repla...
2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMZU63K93
Alright Ford guys I need you!Please read all the details -the owner ,a friend of mine that owns a local Starter Alternator Shop,has replaced the spark plugs,plug wires, coil pack all were Motorcraft, I run top engine clearner thur- the engine ,smoked it,replac...
2004 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FAFP55UX4
We have an 04 Taurus in here keeps on throwing bank 1 catalyic converter effeciency code. Short term & long term fuel trim look good, runs good, had a tune up about 5k ago. Mass air flow sensor looks good. Our computer shows effeciency at about 62%. We insta... Trouble codes: P0330
2006 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L Over Boost VIN: 1FDAF56P36
I need a little help with this 6.0. It came in with a noise under hard accelleration, it had a hole in the turbo to intercooler hose. I replaced both of the hoses. I cleaned the pipe with brake cleaner like you are soppose to. I took it for a test drive and it...

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1995 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L brakes VIN: 2FMDA5147S
first of all i would like to thank all who gave my request for help some consideration.most every one was right on point.contaminated fluid was the culprit.first bleed all wheels in sequenst.rr-lr-rf-lf,opened bleeders and gravity bleed until fluid got clear.t...
1997 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Chateau 6.8L Front Rotors Pedal Travel VIN: 1FMHE31S4V
The customer said there is slight improvment but pedal is still soft. The master cylinder retrofit was not possible, possibly because the F450 M/C used hydroboost? (it was Not interchangable)I am still open to suggestions..? help) Thanks every body that read a...
2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRW08L91
thanx to all, went to check ecu outputs found rodents ate wiring behind battery box at firewall, thanx again. Trouble codes: P0304 (4 cyl. misfire).
2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L monitors VIN: 2FTRX18L71
One Thousand, Eight hundred miles later and the cat finally went to ready! We tried every trick you guys sent us but nothing worked. The truck was taken on a long trip out of state and when it arrived back home it was ready. Thanks to all that took the time...
2007 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L No Start, Stall, gauges die VIN: 1FDWE35LX7
finally got minibus to fail the field fails intermittently will trace wires and look for a break.
2003 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L p/s pump VIN: 5LMEU88H53
I didn't have much luck on this one. Customer decided to just take the vehicle as is. I received 7 replies. One pointed me to a bulletin for a whine at slow speed. It had an additve for the p/s fluid plus bleeding procedure. Most of the rest said it just took ...
2004 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L Steering VIN: 5LMEV88H6Y
We were unable to duplicate the customer's concern. After talking with the customer we found out that both times the problem has occured the 17 year old son was driving. The owner has never had the problem occur while she was driving and both times that it did...
1991 Mercury Tracer 1.9L overdrive VIN: 3MAPM15JXM
I first want to thank each individual that responded with information, it was all very good and relevant. I finally got the car here to scan and all parameters appeared normal. Coolant temp, vehicle was up to temp. so thermostat working correctly. The turbin...
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