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1988 Ford F F800 7.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FDXK84A4J
I have an information black hole. I have a vehicle that starts and runs and shuts off as if you switched it off. The fuel sol. has a pull in/ hold in type setup. I cannot find wiring info for this system, it seems pretty straight forward. The problem is that I...
1994 Ford F-250 XLT 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FTHX26FOR
Ok, so what we have here is a 1994 Powerstroke. Yes 94, and no it has never had the update that eliminates the underhood Ford connector. I can communicate with that connector, but unfortunately we use snapon equipment which would be better off in the trash. Kn...
1998 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L engine VIN: 1FTZR15U9W
need some help from someone who has hopefully been down this road. we have this ranger here that has coolant in the oil but also plenty of oil in the coolant! in repair history it has had the timing cover gasket replaced at another known good shop. now quite a...
2003 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L 4 wheel drive VIN: 1FTRW08L63
Ok guys I am a GM man so Im not familiar with the front differential on this truck. The front axles will not disengage from 4 wheel drive. I removed the vacuum lines from the actuator and have vacuum to one of the hoses in 2 wheel drive and then the other when...
2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FAFP52U73
has po743 and stalls because of premature tcc engage. replaced tcc solenoid and made no difference. tcc works ok on road but even cold - tcc locks up in parking lot. no tsb's found.
2004 Ford F-550 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Charging VIN: 1FDAX57P54
Thanks in advance for your help. This vehicle is a tow truck with extra lights and accesseries. It doesnt charge at idle with a load on the system. Alternator gets very warm to the touch. Grounds are tight, cleaned battery terminals. Replaced alt with ford reb...
2007 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 5.4L timing chain
got a strange one here.engine was rebuilt last month by local builder.after we got the engine installed the transmission would not shift,took on test drive when it tried to go into second gear it violently shifted into reverse had shift soleniod a$b codes repl...
1994 Mercury Capri XR2 1.6L alternatore belt VIN: 6MPLT0368R
about 2 minutes after i start the car loud squilling noise comes from under the hood, when the noise starts volts drop a little. all pulleys move freely and there is no play in them. but it keeps wanting to throw the belts

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