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1992 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Engine VIN: 1FMDU32X9N
I replaced the cylinder heads on this vehicle and now i have hard starts and no starts,it will crank sometimes but after you get it running when you shut it off it will not start i have replaced the plugs three times due to gas fouled but it still wont start r...
1999 Ford Mustang 3.8L fuel pump VIN: 1FAFP4D4XX
Replaced dead battery & starter engages & engine will not start. Theft light on constant with key on & car has a flat electrical plug under steering column with no card plugged in.
2004 Ford Focus SE 2.0L brake light on in dash VIN: 1FORDFOCUS
2004 ford focus 4dr, 2.0 sohc, 191,000 miles with brake light on in the dash, removed e-brake switch and tested, as well as the blk/red wire to brake fluid level senor in engine compartemnt,0.8ohms. Tested the wire to the instrument cluster from the brake flui...

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1993 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L convertor VIN: 1FDKF38M5P
thanks to all that responded.while checking the wire from the speed sensor in the diff. we found a butt connector on the red wire.after ohms checking it we found a erratic signal.repaired the wire and cleared the code 29.trans shifts as it should now and speed...
2002 Ford Explorer Limited 4.0L Timing Chain VIN: 1FMZU72E22
Thanks for all the input. Once we reviewed the needed repairs(and costs) with the customer, he opted not to repair and to have us reassemble it so he could trade it in. Not the outcome we hoped for, but at least we got paid for our time. On this vehicle, wit...
2006 Ford E-250 4.6L Unknown VIN: 1FTNE24W86
It ends up that this truck needs to reach close to 5000 rpms to shift under full throttle. The converters were blocked just enough to keep it at only 4000 rps. I dropped the exhaust and drove it and it then shifted. Driving it normal you would never know.
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