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1988 Ford Bronco XLT 5.0L Cuts out VIN: 1RMEU15H4J
Vehicle came in for lack of power complaint. Back fires from intake and exhaust under load in park. Fuel pressure is 34 psi, within specs. Vacuum gauge shows steady reading. When test driving at full throttle engine will rev to 3400-3500 max. At 3500 engine st...
1992 Ford Ranger S 2.3L MIL Lamp on, code 222 & 998 VIN: 1FTCR10A8N
Turning on the ignition, MIL comes on & goes off. Start engine MIL comes back on, stays on. KOEO test Passed no Codes. KOER test I get 2 codes 998 hard fault code first, Then code 222 diagnotic signal loss @ right side coil. This unit has a standard trans, 99... Trouble codes: 998 (hard fault code KOER), 222 (right side coil IDM low KOER)
1997 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEU16WCV
Hello and thanks in advance. I was wondering if any Ford techs could enlighten me as to the correct way to test out a DPFE sensor apart from buying a new one. Vacuum to EGR valve kills engine so I don't think restriction is my problem. Also the EVR tests good ... Trouble codes: P0401 (Egr insufficient flow)
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 5.4L locking hubs VIN: 1FTNX21L13
customers complaint was a noise while driving. found noise comming from hub area. if hubs are engaged, noise goes away. if unlocked it comes back. checked all frontend components and cant find anything wrong. i replaced the lockout hubs and that didnt fix it.
2005 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMYU93165
scanner tells me to replace all 6 cop, because no date stamp, are the coils under warranty though ford. because the coils blew out the drivers in the computer, if coils cuased this is there a warranty on both? any help would be great. cost is around $1600.00 f... Trouble codes: P0350 (p0352-), P0352
1994 Lincoln Continental 3.8L speedo VIN: 1LNLM9749R
Hello lincoln techs I've got this 94 continental that the cluster is illuminated and all gauges work find except the speedometer does not count miles or speed the car is moving. Last week I removed dash and replace heater core customer says the speedo worked b...
1996 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L interior lights VIN: 2MELM74W74
customer came in with windows not working. replaced fuse and repaired shorted ctsy sockett.now dome lt will not shut off.

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1993 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L valve body VIN: 1FTEX14N6P
you guys got it! the detent spring was bent. i found a tsb about after rebuild incorrect gear selection. theres a spec of .030 for the manual valve to be sticking out. i bent the detent spring until that was in spec and it worked perfectly. thanks guys!
1996 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L blows dmv computers VIN: 1FTCR10A2T
after digging we found that a mouse had eaten through some wires under the dash and we had a short to power to the obd connector. Thank you for all replies.
1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: IFMFU18L6V
thanks, disconnected gem module, still no communication. powers and grounds were good. replaced pcm all problems were gone.
1999 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Engine VIN: 1FTRX17L6X
Thankyou to all who replied to my post, very very helpful. I pulled the valve cover and the front cover, counted the teeth from TDC, it was 12 and 12. I Moved the cam one tooth Counterclockwise and now it runs perfectly. So this means from now on, it should be...
2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L engine VIN: 1FAFP444YF
I would like to thank you for your quick responses. The used engine I put in the the car was internally balanced engine. The one I took out was externally balanced. The balancer and flywheel is different, but are a mataching set to each engine. I purchased a n...
2003 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 7.3L lites VIN: 1FDXF46F23
marty [...] had the correct fix for the problem the wires at the headlite switch was melted together a few inches from switch thanks for the help
1976 Lincoln Mark IV 7.5L Charging VIN: F6Y89A8219
hello, techs i have fixed this one the regulator that came in the box was for a 60 amp alternator and i needed a 70 amp regulator for this alternator. They boxed the wrong regulator! Thank you all for replying!
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