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1990 Ford F-350 Custom 7.3L direct clutch VIN: 2FTHF36N3K
Ok since i rebuilded it the direct clutch doesnt want to apply. Ive tried with air pressure and you ear it fine and feel it in the drum (transmission is in place). The transmission doesnt have a third gear and the fourth is multiplied. Ive check the valve body...
1997 Ford F-250 5.4L Front brakes VIN: 1FTFF27L9V
Gonna make this short and sweet. This state fleet truck came in with complaint of brakes dragging when taking off. Frt pads and calipers looked good. Rotors spin easily on rack. Rears had severe heat damage due to stuck PB cables. Replaced listed parts and dis...
1998 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU34E5W
Here we are with this Explorer, was in other shop with the same codes, they replaced the coil and performed a full tune up, nothing changed. I did a leak down test to make sure the head gasket is ok since i see in the scanner misfire at cylinder #4 the most th... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random missfire), P0304 (Misfire 4)
1999 Ford Contour SVT 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP68G2X
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. I have this 1999 contour SVT in with a code P1518 stored for the IMRC stuck. The engine runs fine and the flapper doors seem to work fine. This has the remote controller on the front valve cover with a long c...
2000 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L column VIN: 1FMZU63E7Y
hi guys ,steering column shift, selects when key is on and brakepadel is press, it goes in all gears,when engine is running columnshift locks in park .
2003 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Unknown VIN: 1FMYU92183
This came in from a small used car dealer with a history of problems. A little history it didn't have a cat when they bought it and it misfired. They installed a cat and replaced the egr and dpfe and sold the car. Now a month later it came back and sent to my ...
2005 Ford E-350 Club Wagon XL 5.4L Door Lock VIN: 1FBSS31L95
All doors will lock with either lock switch. No door will unlock with either switch. If a key fob relearn is manually performed by cycling the key switch all of the doors unlock. The customer does not have a key fob however so I do not know if they will unlock...
2006 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L auto head lamps VIN: 1FMCU04156
this 06 escape came in early march with intermittent problem not coming out of park. diagnoised as problem with smart junction box under front of console. took 6 weeks to get part as they were on back order. replaced smart junction box/alarm module. programmed...
2007 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FAFP71W07
Hello fellow ford techs, have this 07 police interceptor with lean on both bank codes. Fuel pressure ok, haven't found any vacuum leaks. Long term trims are 25 right and left. Replaced mass airflow, which usually takes care of this issue. No change in readings... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.4L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1FTWW31R78
replaced fuel rail sensor for erratic readings customer took truck rand great for 2 hours now same issue same code and runs like a piece of junk has no power were to go limited on what can be read with otc genisys scanner did notice when had truck apart the ha... Trouble codes: P0088 (Fuel Rail/System Pressure - Too High)
2006 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L Hesitation VIN: 1LNHM84W74
This vehicle hesitates, NO MIL light on but code P1233 saying Fuel pump drive module off-line. I have never come across this before and couldnot find any thing in the arcives, please HELP! Thanking you in advance. Trouble codes: P1233 (Fuel pump drive module off-line.)
2002 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Surge VIN: 1MEHM55S62
we cant find the pcv valve. have proven it is stuck but the only thing we find are the hose to the canister oil separator. we find no pcv valve anywhere. can anyone help me find this or have a picture of it. I cant find it here or in identifix or on shop key. ... Trouble codes: P1506

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1992 Ford Ranger Custom 2.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTCR10A2N
Okay, little Ford Ranger has happily gone down the road, running just fine, thank you. Short version of the story, it got new module, crank position sensor and two new coils and it runs like new, thanks to everyone who helped. Now, if you want to hear the l...
1998 Ford Explorer XLT 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU35P9W
Replaced DPFE sensor with a motorcraft unit and SES lamp has not returned. Thanks for the help. Trouble codes: P1309.
2003 Lincoln LS 3.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM87A03
well couple things on this now will pass inspection and lamp is off , one had to fix several off the conectors to the injectors and coils , then took the aftermarket coils off and put motorcraft, and warrenty out the plugs , then move the rear o2 sensors back ... Trouble codes: P0172, P0316, P0305, P0430, P0420.
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