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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L engine cooling system VIN: 1FTNX21L3X
Truck came in with oil in cooling system. Thought it was oil cooler housing, as I had one before where buy coolant was rotten, and it had rotted through fin's of housing. But I removed oil filter, and pressured cooling system to 22 lbs. Nothing is coming out! ...
2000 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L Engine VIN: 2FTRX18W3Y
This truck came in with a complaint of a squealing belt especially on acceleration. After changing belt and tensioner ect. Turns out the noise is still there without the belt on. Noise seem's to be coming from right front of engine. Removed valve cover, appear...
2001 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L fuse VIN: 1FMFU18L01
Thanks in advance for any & all helpful info. Car came in on a hook customer stated the vehicle just died while driving. Found bad alternator, replaced & all worked fine. Customer called the next day and stated the battery light was back on. I went & picked th...
2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L abs VIN: 1FTSE34LX4
hi guys i have this van in the shop it has an abs code 1208 mitchell says it is a valve coil circut failure and to replace the module the coils are part of the abs pump motor assy so should i replace both? or just the module they have no test produres for this...
2004 Ford E-250 5.4L Lighting VIN: 1FTNE24L04
Good monday morning to all. I have a ford van giving me fits. This is a fleet van for small company. We have had the truck three difrent times now for the same problem. Driver states that whille going down the road all the lights ( brake , tail, head, and Dash...
2005 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FMYU93105
We purchased FMP ford module programing short term subscription. Flashed new pcm and pats system, now vehicle cranks and won't start. PCM is communicating with all other modules but still don't have spark when cranking. Can get rpm signal on data stream indica... Trouble codes: P1635
2010 Ford Mustang 4.6L unknown VIN: 1ZVBP8CH7A
Mustangs are not imported by Ford to Brazil. Because of this there are few cars and no equipped dealers to deal with Mustang technical problems diagnostic. I have a brand new 2010 Mustang GT on shop with auto trans issue. This car trans will, sometimes, tend...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1996 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L No Start, No Start Cold Only VIN: 1FTHF36F0T
Thanks to all who replied I feel as though I have plenty of information to move forward & replace the glow plugs & valve cover gasket wiring harnesses provided I pull the covers & test the glow plugs each individually & find that I actually have 5 open (not...
2008 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3L Unknown VIN: 1FMCU59H48
driving vechile several more times with new scantool system seems normal abs does work but the pedal feel seems non existant for split sec an sending off to ford thanks for the input it seemed like this is the right thing to do
1986 Lincoln Town Car 5.0L battery VIN: 1LNBP96F5G
Well come to find out the customer was only using this vehicle every 2-3weeks without starting it in between times so the initial battery replacement was all it needed. recommended that they disconnect the battery until the day they needed it and has worked f...
1995 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L Radio VIN: 1NLM81W0SY
This car has a bad LCM... period. It finally acted up where the chime would stay on when the radio went off, and the radio going off varied from immediate to minutes to an hour or more. All the door switches were checked and cleared. The wiring for the ignitio...
2004 Lincoln LS 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, P0353 VIN: 1LNHM86S14
The spike from the misfire was causing a false code, that tacked on with my scan tools inability to see current misfires and the inability to power balance (Knock off individual injectors). I swapped out coils on the opposite bank specifically coil in cyl 5 wa... Trouble codes: P0353 (Ign Coil C Pri Circuit failure).
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