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1995 Ford F Super Duty XL 7.3L fuel in coolent VIN: 1FDLF47F1S
fuel in coolent. replaced coppers a week ago and rad and hoses. now same thing again.
2002 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Brake hose VIN: 1FMZU7UW02
I have an Explorer that keeps breaking the left rear brake hose near the banjo fitting on the caliper. We have replaced the brake line 3 times and it is coming back monday with another broken line. 1st 2 hoses were aftermarket and the 3rd was from Ford. Cannot...
2007 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, timing chain noise VIN: 1FTPW14V37
This truck came in with inttermitent vibration, missfire, and knocking noise when coming to a stop. It took us a week of test driving this truck to verify complaint, but we did. There were no codes stored and no driveability concerns. When we finally experienc... Trouble codes: P0012, P0022

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1988 Ford Bronco XLT 5.0L Cuts out VIN: 1RMEU15H4J
Thank you to all that helped with information. This truck really made me think. There were many suggestions that I had already done. I knew I had a lean condition but did not know why. Yesterday I used my lab scope to check the MAP sensor. It was working norma...
1992 Ford Ranger S 2.3L MIL Lamp on, code 222 & 998 VIN: 1FTCR10A8N
Turns out that the 998 code was caused by the VPWR or B+ power at the crank sensor was shorting out at the sensor causeing the PIP signal to be different enough to not be the same as the IDM signal at the DIS modual causeing the code 222 ignition code. Replace... Trouble codes: 998 (hard fault code KOER), 222 (right side coil IDM low KOER).
1995 Ford F-350 XLT 7.3L engine braking VIN: 1FTJW36F1S
Thank you everyone very much for your input, the final result was as I expected. The tranmission from Ford has been in the truck for over a week, and it works 100% PERFECT! I knew this was the case all along, it's just too bad that Jasper could not identify th...
1997 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEU16WCV
Thanks to all the men who offered their expertise on this. It was unanimous as far as the determination and in the end exactly correct. I recieved the majority of responses within the first hour of my post and am thankful for such a valuable resource. Also ... Trouble codes: P0401 (Egr insufficient flow).
1999 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L steering wheel VIN: 2FAFP74W7X
sent car to frame shop ,frame rain was bent .pulld accordingly and align with my hunter hawkeye system(just threw that in there from one response saying i had to have a hunter system and hunter training)main queston was is the steering wheel master splined bec...
2005 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L tpms VIN: 1FMFU16505
This one is fixed. Thanks for all the replies. Problem was our local Ford parts department gave me two wrong TPM sensors, both listed for this vehicle according to the VIN but split by production date. The first sensor was supposed to a change-up part# off of ...
1997 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1LNLM82W5V
thank you to Raymond [...].got a cap from salvage yard and drilled put shop air to tank(15 lbs) and no pop.tank vent is bad .thank you
1996 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L interior lights VIN: 2MELM74W74
Thank you for all the help guys. It ended up being a bad door ajar switch in the drivers front door.
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