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1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3FALP6535W
This car came in with a no start. When trying to start while holding the key in the start posission it sounds like it is running as soon as the key is in run it stops and spits through the exhaust. I removed the timing belt cover and the belt is in bad shape s...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L 1-2 Shift VIN: 1FMZU72E12
Vehcle came in with original concern of long 1-2 shift and would not hold OD, OD Lamp Flashing, found that the OD bore was worn hense leaking pressure and loosing OD. We installed below listed components, adjusted bands per ford spec, road tested, ok. A month ...
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2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX145X4
Vehicle came in origanally for hard start rough idle, found broken clip at maf sensor, repaired and gone it was. Truck came back for ses light, found poo59 replaced ecm and 02 problem solved(ecm was not applying ground on heater circuit). During drive cycle se... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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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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2007 Ford Edge SEL 3.5L trailer VIN: 2FMDK38C87
I was informed by this customer that her boyfriend says the trailer lighting harness used to work. I tested the connector and came up with nothing but a ground. I then checked the junction/fuse box in the engine compartment per fuse diagram in the owners manua...
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2005 Lincoln LS Premium 3.0L Traction control VIN: 1LNHM87A95
I have a code C1998 (ABS re-caliberation) Can this be done with the Snap-on Modis or the Matco-Interceptor scan tools?
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1995 Mercury Villager (Van) GS 3.0L Electronic VIN: 4M2DV11W1S
Please read carefully: Got this van in with badly broken front motor mount and complaint of jerking, hesitation, and stalling only in forward gears. In neutral and reverse it runs beautifully. In drive, after 5 minutes of normal operation, the vehicle bucks an...
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Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1985 Ford Tempo GL 2.3L HVAC airflow VIN: 1FABP22X5F
Thanks to all that offered help. The problem was reversed wires to the reman fan. The reman wires were the same colors as the harness, but polarity reversed. This was truely an elderly lady driving only to Church,original owner. She told me her son replaced th...
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2002 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L hard starting VIN: 1FAFP45XX2
First I wish to thank all of you that offered suggestions. The customer went on vacation and I haven't heard back from him. I will look closely at the injectors and the fuel press. reg when he comes back for the repairs. Tnx.
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L hard start cold VIN: 1FDAX57P54
thanks to guy from idaho that was the issue with the truck replaced high psi pump all ok
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2004 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTPX14564
AFTER DOING SOME MORE TESTING JUST TO MAKE SURE NOTHING WAS OVER LOOKED I DECIDED TO INSTALL A SET OF MOTOR CRAFT SPARK PLUGS AND SURE ENOUGH THE MISFIRE WAS CORRECTED.WE RETURNED VEHICLE TO ORIGINAL REPAIR SHOP AND THEY ARE WAITING TO GET A PARTS REP FROM THE...
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2005 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L timing chain/phasers VIN: 1FTPX14585
Well it's fixed what a chore! Many thanks to the guys that took the time to answer our request. I must at first state that I have always held the maxim with Ford products that there is the right way, the wrong way, and THEN there's the FORD WAY. The tex...
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2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L dash gauges, windows VIN: 1FDWE35L6H
We found no power from the instrument power fuse which is the same as the trailer tow fuse. Rewired from fuse box to cluster. Thanks for your help!
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2007 Ford Freestar SEL 4.2L cruise control VIN: 1FMDK02157
She took the car to dealer when she learned she had extended warranty coverage for this problem!thanks for the help
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2002 Lincoln LS 3.0L compressor VIN: 1LNHM86S42
thanks to all that replied i found the sensor and repaired the problem. (by the way with no help from ford or aldata) ford in their great wisdom has no factory info on this post evap temp sensor, the part # is xwaz-19c734-ba it has three of these sensors, the ...
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2003 Lincoln LS 3.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM86SX3
THANKS AGAIN EVERYONE. CAR IS FIXED AND CUSTOMER IS HAPPY. MASS AIRFLOW SENSOR FIXED PROBLEM ALONG WITH 3 COILS. Trouble codes: P0108 (map/baro high input).
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