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1998 Ford F-150 4.6L trasfer case electronics VIN: 1FTZX18W7W
This truck was a tow-in from an auction purchase. It originally had 12 GEM related codes plus 2 engine codes. GEM module has been replaced,trasfer case motor has been replaced and mode switch has been replaced. truck has a manual cable on the front diff (ya, I...
1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on, Fuel Sytem Lean VIN: 1FAFP53SXX
Ok everyone this one's a killer. This car was brought by a lady who had it at another shop who could not solve this problem. Check engine light is on with bank one and two lean codes. Long term fuel trims at idle hang around 20 to 25. The second you raise the ... Trouble codes: P0171 (Fuel System Lean Bank 1), P0174 (Fuel System Lean Bank 2)
2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L drivers window VIN: 2FMZA51451
O.K. its back did the checks all the way back to the FEM. You could hear the FEM click as you operated the driver window switch. Probed the (connector at the FEM) and had no power out to the drivers window motor harness. Pulled codes and retrieved B1244,B1404,...
2002 Ford Excursion Eddie Bauer 5.4L Engine VIN: 1F43U15L52
ECM is getting CMP and CKP signal from sensors but no pulsation to injector neither to ignition coils. The antitheft system is not activated. Questions 1.- Does ECM cut injector pulses when cranckshaft position sensor and camshaft position sensor are not in ti...
2003 Ford E-350 7.3L master cylinder VIN: 1FDWE35F23
the truck im working on is a laundry service/delivery truck,it came in and the master cylinder was leaking and had a complaint of the rear brakes not working,so we replaced the mastr cylinder with a new one. after completeing the repair the vehilce seemed ok u...
2006 Ford E-250 4.6L Cuts out VIN: 1FTNS24W16
hello guys! i had this vehicle towed in with many repairs done by another repair facility but they ran into a dead-end after putting soo many parts and not making the vehicle run amy better. so i hook up my scanner and the first thing i see is code p061b but i... Trouble codes: P061B (internal control module torque calculation performance), P1000 (obdii system check incomplete)
2006 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L Lighting VIN: 1FAFP74V56
This Crown Vic has auto head lights. the daytime lights are not working. I discovered via the dealer that this is an American market car. Should it have DRL? The headlights all work - low beam and high beam. Someone has wired in key power to the low beam cirui...
2007 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Belt VIN: 1FTPX14V27
Hey techs got a tough one here. Customer complained about noise and smoking in his engine area. Found A/C clutch rubber part loose and compressor ok. Causing the first noise. Installed A/C clutch. He drove it and said in the cold mourning it would squeal then ...
1994 Lincoln Town Car Cartier 4.6L door lock keypad VIN: 1LNLM81W2R
We just purchased this Lincoln. This vehicle has the door lock keypad on the drivers door. We, nor the customer knows the code. I searched through the owners manual hoping somebody wrote it down - but nothing. I tried looking (for a short period of time) aroun...
1998 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L broken rod VIN: 1LNFM81W3W
It was towed in this time cranked but has snapped #8 rod--there is no moisture in the engine and no fuel smell it is just like the rod snapped in two--motor is very clean inside any input to possible cause??I can see the piston looks good and cylinder walls ar...

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1998 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L headlights VIN: 1FMPU18L8W
I put this vehicle back together for the weekend. told customer to monitor and up date me. i spoke to him on the following tues and today and he has not had a problem since. may be the relays did it but i am not to confident. i think the gremlin just went to...
2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Stall, idle dips down VIN: 4F2YU06171
Thank you for your responses. I previoulsy did do a smoke test and there were no vacuum leaks. I don't know why it didn't show up with the smoke test, but we went around the engine with carb clean and found a vacuum leak at the EGR mounting area. Removed the E...
2006 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTPW14546
Good morning, Got some excellent help as always on this Ford truck. The main problem is that I was unable to determine which cylinder was misfiring due to the customer replacing the battery and resetting the ECM. What I needed to do is drive the truck and do t...
2006 Ford Mustang 4.0L Starting VIN: 1ZVFT82H26
Thats for all the info. We checked all that was stated in replies. As you all know how intermit electrical goes,unable to duplicate makes it hard to trace down. Explained the possiblities to customer and customer elected to take vehicle and try. Have not heard...
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