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2000 Ford F-150 4.6L 2-3-4 shift VIN: 1FTRX17W1Y
Hello, need some direction here. this is a 4R70W trans 2wd. good reverse, good 1st gear, 2nd gear is solid but continues to rev without shifting into 3rd, eventually it will neutrel with no 3rd or 4th gear. MLP sensor is good, shift solenoids ohm out ok, while...
2003 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTRX17263
I have this headache... It is hard to start cold or hot soak. engine floods when trying to start. if you put new plugs in it will start. i have replace the crank sensor cam sensor with syncro and the pcm, spark plugs, coil, wires and maf. I think i may have ba...
2006 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3L ballance shaft assembly
I am looking for some help from the ford engine guys, i have a 2006 escape hybrid 2.3 with a bad rod bearing. I have the engine out and apart.I marked the ballance shaft assembly, so i think i can get i back in time properly. This assembly is driven off a gear...
1999 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2MEFM74W5X
Customer had no complaints other than CEL on. Ran codes and got the common 171-174 lean both banks. Did the MAF clean, check vacuum leaks, replace PCV,oem part. Checked for vacuum at crankcase with PCV plugged and no negative pressure. Cleared codes, test drov... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random cylinder misfire), P0171 (System too lean bank 1), P0174 (System too lean bank 2)
2006 Mercury Mountaineer Convenience 4.0L rf signal VIN: 4M2EU47E26
Hello to all, I'm working on my friend 06 mountaineer at home,the right front signal and right repeater lamp(side signal light)is not working.The yellow/violet wire don't have power,this wire power the right front signal and the side signal coming from the Sma...

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1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FTHF26FXS
The general consensus of all replies seemed to center on wiring and connection problems - Dan from BC suggested to swap #5 and #7 injectors to eliminate the injector possibllity which is very good advice but I elected not to do that at this time. I did replace... Trouble codes: P0275, P0603, P1275 (high/low circuit 5 cyl).
2002 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L warning light VIN: 1FMYUO4122
Thanks for all the information !!! ON A WEEKEND!!!iATN is the BEST!! Being a 60 year old tech that still works every day it is great to know that the passion of others is still great to really fix and repair vehicles today. Again thanks for all the replys.
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNW21P24
Thank for all the help with this one. Not positive which was the culprit,I talked to the customer, and we tried the regulator first .I explained even if it wasn't that, and it was the pump, with that mileage we should replace it too.So I removed the regulator ... Trouble codes: 2290 (control pressure to low), 2291 (control pressure to low engine cranking).
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L EGR cooler VIN: 1FTSX21P86
Ok first let me thank everyone for the excellent help most especially Mike [...] as he offered not only his spot-on expertise and experience but also sent DETAILED photos that helped so well that i was not once left to wonder about anything but slid thru the pr...
2008 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L spark plugs VIN: 1FMJ52U4JM
customer brought the car in and all the plugs came out easy guess the time to do this is before they get 70000 on them thanks for all the replies
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