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1994 Ford F-350 XLT 7.3L Turbo/Lead Pipe connection VIN: 2FDCF47M9J
Hello all, and thanks for the time spent reading and helping on this post. What I have here is a on-going problem. First a little about the vehicle. The VIN that is up is for the cab&chassis, which is a 1988 Ford F-Super Duty, with a Jerr-Dan roll-back and whe...
1996 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L blows dmv computers VIN: 1FTCR10A2T
Heres a weird one. Customer presents this ranger, they are trying to get the emissions tested at dmv. 3 different locations that have tried testing this truck and when they put the tester on the obd connector it shuts down their system. I checked with Ford and...
1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L cam shaft synchronizer VIN: 1FALP52UXV
I'm sorry to be posting this, i have to replace the camshaft synchronizer on my fathers Taurus. I see from all data that there is an alignment tool for the synchronizer. I have to ask if the job is possible without this tool as i cant have one here by the time...
2000 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L Steering VIN: 2FMZA5345Y
I got a real good one here guys! I have this 2000 windstar I just replaced the transmission in & now when it is cut off it is pushing power steering fluid out the reservoir. I know some of these have problems trapping air but I have never seen one push fluid o...
2002 Ford Focus SE 2.0L od VIN: 1FAFP34P62
Transmission slips in OD & We found code P0750 & suspect bad solenoid 1 or A, since Ohm test did not reveal the bad solenoid & dealer can't tell wich is solenoid 1 or A will like to know wich solenoid is on valve Body A (1) & wich is B or (2), or if anybody kn...
2003 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FMYU03153
Customer complains about a no start/extended crank concern after it sits over night. After it starts and gets hot it starts every time. Also intermittently under hard acceleration in drive/cursing the instrument cluster gauges (Tachometer, speedometer, fuel, a...
2007 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLT 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMEU51K07
have a ford we work on imports for the most part car towed in no start. car cranks runs for a few seconds shuts off will run on gum cutter can jump the fuel pump at the fuel control module pump runns but still shuts off. the only thing that comes up ont the da...
2004 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L rear hatch VIN: 5LMFU28R94
i replace latch assembley, ajar light now off and rear hatch will not open with key fob or from overhead switch. also key pad on drivers door also inop now locks all out of sync, did i do something or does this have to be reprogrammed. Thanks in advance

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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.8L TCC control circuit in PCM VIN: 1FTNX21S0Y
The conditions for causing the computer to fail were never able to be duplicated. The only thing I can think is that the Solenoid pack is intermitently shorting. I did remove the solenoid pack and disasemble. I found a piece of metal shaving in the TCC sole...
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTWW33F6X
I guess its fixed?!!! I replaced the o-rings again with the latest ford oring kit, looked at injector cups, they looked O.K. I think the bottom sealing washer wasnt as good in the after market kits, I guess I learned that need to make sure the copper washers a... Trouble codes: P1212.
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L no power VIN: 1FTNW20P13
we re installed the turbo found one of the clamps to the egr tube leaking, the noise is the sylnoid on the turbo it is bad got too much coolant on it cusomer doesnt have the money right now for replacement, the other issues had nothing to do with what we wor...
2003 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FMFU16L73
Thanks everyone for your help still not fixed not because we havent tryed access is limited to the vehicle however i recived a call from a local Tech and got the car to go down and see him we found a network issue between the key the inst cluster and the bcm s... Trouble codes: P0316 (misfifre in the first 1000 rev).
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTPX14544
put a pcm in friday afternoon, no failures for three days, going to call this one fixed, thanks for replies all help was correct it seems, thanks again to iatn, very valuable tool no codes for tac either, thanks again Trouble codes: P0606, P1235, P2105, P2107.
2005 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FTPX125X5
After changing oil back to 5w20 and added some SeaFoam incase port plug, problem more intermittent, so customer took vehicle, a few days later has heavy missfire and flahing check engine light, customer took to Ford to have spark plugs replaced and have yet he... Trouble codes: P0022.
1997 Mercury Villager (Van) GS 3.0L egr monitor VIN: 4M2DV1110V
we gave the customer the vehicle back to drive it so the computers will reset, so far the egr monitor is not runafter a week of driving. thanks for all your help. Trouble codes: P0400.
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