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1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Cool Coupe 2.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 3FALP1130W
hey guys thanks in advance for the help. problem is car came in running bad. low compression on #2 cyl. r and r head, t belt,and ect... had trouble with the cam timing due to the vct phaser and vct solinoid. car now has missfires under load when warm. changed ...
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 3FTNW21F4Y
Hi all, need help with this one ,truck was running fine going down the road all of a sudden started slowing down, then stalled.Would not restart towed to shop found engine oil not touching dipstick checked fuel filter found full of engine oil. Is this possible...
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNX20L02
Hello techs, towed this one in off the road and I'm stumped. Customer was driving along an suddenly it got noisy and lost almost all power then died when he let off the gas. Will start but makes lots of noise that sounds like lifters clattering and has codes f... Trouble codes: P0305 (5 misfire), P0307 (7 misfire), P0308 (8 misfire)
2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XL 4.0L electric window VIN: 1FMZU67EX2
The power window on the drivers door, with no warning, fully lower when the brakes are applied while driving. Very intermittent. Worked fine in the shop but I have not been able to test drive it yet. Any one have any ideas where to look for this ghost?? Thanks
2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Misfire VIN: 1FTRF17262
I was brought this truck after everyone else gave up on it. It has a strong flutter at approximately 1500 rpm and at acceleration under load. I did smoke tests on vac system- checked good, I did fuel pressure tests-35-45psi, I checked injectors- all were firin... Trouble codes: P1131, P1151
2003 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L temp door actuator VIN: 1FMFU16W63
I have a 2003 Expedition that needs to have the temp door actuator replaced. I'm looking up the flat rate on the job to do an estimate. Motor says 2.5 hours and Mitchell says 6.2 up to 7.7 hours, depending on a couple variables. The vehicle has a console. How ...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L no power VIN: 1FDWW37P13
i am not a diesel tech but i said i would look at it it starts hard long crank times when you get it started it will idle up down when cold then idles fine but will not go over 30mph no power at all but idles OK no ck engine lights i removed fuel screen in the...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNW21P63
Hi everyone, I have a 2003 F250 in the shop with the 6.0L diesel. The customer said that the truck began to lose power and it struggled to go 50 mph and eventually quit running. He changed both fuel filters, but it still didn't start. He towed it in. I checke...
2004 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10D14
Ranger returned with a p172 and a p2196 both codes indicate a rich condition the fuel trims are confirming this as the the short term stays aroind -8 and long term stays at -25 until the truck warms up them stft goes to around 0 and the ltft stays at -25 all t... Trouble codes: P0172, P2196 (Lack Of HO2S1-1 Switching Sensor Idicates Rich)
2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L epc solenoid circuit VIN: 1FAFP53U65
im gonna try the short version this car came in with a complaint of sudden jerking while shifting we went through the trans thinking we was going to find burnt clutches cause what seemed like a slipping 2nd with a quick grab to third,turns out to be a somewhat...
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWW31P56
Customer brought it in as a no start when below 45 degrees F. Have not been able to duplicate condition. Custoemr reported he was told there was a PCM upgrade flash needed. Our ICM is up to date and says this truck does not need any upgrades. Not a diesel tec...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1997 Ford F-150 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTZF1828Y
IMRC motor (brand new) was faulty. Found that signal wire was showing .01 v KOEO. Should have been showing 2.5v. Unplugged IMRC, voltage returned to 2.5V. Replaced IMRC again, codes didnt reappear Trouble codes: P1518 (Intake manifold runner closed).
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWW31P15
thanks for all the help customer took to dealer,was still under warranty Trouble codes: P2290 (low icp cranking).
1995 Lincoln Continental Signature 4.6L charging VIN: DON'T HAV
the cust did not what to fix found that the after market alts are bad cust did not want to pay for oe
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