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1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L Gear selection VIN: 1FTHX25FXS
I have never run into this one before so hope one of you Ford Techs have. The shift lever will not come out of Park with motor running. But if you turn key on and do not start the motor and press on the break pedal you can move it up or down normally. Allowi...
2001 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Clock VIN: 2FAFP74W41
The dealer says the problem is in the radio itself, but they have never seen this before and almost admit they are guessing. There are 2 multi-pin connectors on the back, only one is plugged in. cannot say for sure if the other ever had a connector in it or no...
2001 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FM8016L41
Vehicle came in with erratic fuel gauge, after diagnosis was done, technician determined that fuel sending unit was bad, so unit was replaced, after repairs where done, problem was still there, some back probing was done on different circuits to find problem, ... Trouble codes: U1147 (u1262-), U1262
2004 Ford E-250 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE24W0H
The check Engine light is on with a system lean code P0171 for bank one. The engine does idle a little bit rough. Freeze frame data indicates the code was set at idle on a hot engine. LTFT1 over 25%, STFT1 over 20%. Cleared the PCM. Now at idle, STFT1 is anywh... Trouble codes: P0171 (System lean bank one)
2005 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX12515
This one got me, Car come with check engine light on code p0182 ft sensor circuit low & faulty throttle body. Replace throttle body & fuel temp sensor, drive for 30 minutes for state inspection Pass no problem. Costumer call in 3 days check engine light come... Trouble codes: P0182 (FT sensor circuit low), P0552 (Power steering pressure sensor low)
2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L 1-2, 2-3 shift VIN: 1FAFP53235
came in with no 2nd and a slipping 3rd. found a blown out channel plate gasket at the accumulator bores. disassemble the rest of the trans and everything was clean and in relatively good condition. inspected the int clutch piston per tsb for no 1-2. it was ok....
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L engine VIN: 1FTWW31P66
I need all the input I can get for the problem i am describing!I recommended engine with the amount of rust Ifound on radiator as if no service has been done over along period of time and then the engine sounded as if hydrolocked on our first attempt to get th...
2006 Ford Freestar SE 3.9L popping noise through air cleaner VIN: 2FMDA51636
Thanks in advance for any help you can supply. I have this vechicle that came to me with the diagnosis of a bad intake valve. The shop that diagnosed it won't take the aftermarket warranty so here it is. It does sound like it could be a bad intake valve, but i...
1995 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L Cruise Inop VIN: 1LNLM82W0S
Hi I Have a customer who brought me this car to put on a cruise switch assembly that he had diag . After puting the switch I test drove the car and the cruise did not work I offered to diag and after running through the flow charts from alldata everything chec...
1995 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L body leak VIN: 2MELM75W7S
All you Ford/Mercury Body Men/Technicians. This car started filling the passenger front floor board every time it snows or rains. It started happening after one of the heavy wet snows we had. The body shop said that with a water hose into the lower windshield ...

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1999 Ford Escort LX 2.0L coolant gauge VIN: 1FAFP10P8X
the house that the sending unit was screwed into was loseing ground when you turn ignition on fixed ground strap and issue was fixed
2002 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 2FMZA51402
I guess I would call this vehicle a half fix. The customer only let us go as far as we needed to until it passed emissions. We tried every test mentioned in the replies, all inconclusive. We ended up replacing upper plenum gaskets and isolator bolts, this g... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
2005 Ford Five Hundred SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAHP2185G
Yeah its fixed. We found the female terminal in instrument cluster connector was loose. We followed ford test procedure and come up with ICM is fault. ICM needs to be programmed with vin and mileage and is costly so we brought in a used icm. We found the same ...
2007 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FAFP71W07
Wow, can definitely say I will remember this one. Fuel volume was ok. Tested pump with low amp probe at fuse and waveform was I guess you would say ok. Did show a little wear to pump, but not bad enough to condemn. A couple said about the purge solenoid st... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
2003 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5LME478H43
lincoln is fixed !!! michael you were exactly right,you must have been here before !! we had the left chain one tooth off,somehow ! we did retime it without removing the timing cover.we used the tensioner lock tool that held the new tensioner compressed and... Trouble codes: P00, 340 (cam sensor).
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