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1998 Ford F-250 Lariat 5.4L 4x4 Switching VIN: 2FTPX28L8W
after inspecting wiring and connections, and the first road test it wound not act up at all, we replaced the 4x4 switch figuring the switch was intermitant, it worked fine for a week, now is back doing it again, stays in 4wd high, will switch to 4wd low but wi...
2001 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTNE24M61
Helo. I have a very good one my cousen gat this truck on a accution, and ask me to make the convertion. I took all the CNG system, and instal the gasolin system, it yest run to rich. I try with a new afer market PCM same thing, Call the local ford dealer they...
2001 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Custom 6.8L No Start VIN: 1FDXE45SXY
Please help,I really need help on this, engine will not start, scanner shows fuel system open, should be closed, engine will start with starter spray only but dies right out of course,so i have spark. This camper sat all winter, is their a relearn procudure th...
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L low on power VIN: PX5EC31355
Well Guys I'm back on the 6.0 rodeo, so can someone Pleeeeaasee pass the aspirin. I just repaired the HPO fitting between the pump and branck connector put it all back together and it drove well for about 50 miles. Now it drivers like it has a fuel pressure is...
2007 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14V87
this truck came in running poorly,had codes p0012,p0018,p0022 and p305.scanned vct sensors and found timing was showing 40.96(according to alldata)this in with in specs.when this truck gets to normal operating temp,its start to spark knock and run poor.sounds ... Trouble codes: P0012, P0018, P0022, P0305
1988 Lincoln Town Car Signature 5.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1LNBM82F2J
Hey everybody. I have an '88 Town Car that I bought about a month ago. The owner before me did very little to maintain the car, so I'm trying to get it back into acceptable form. This morning, I tried to replace the PCV valve, but ran into a problem: I can't f...
2003 Lincoln LS 3.0L climate control VIN: 1LNHM86S63
car came in customer complaint was car blows hot as soon as you turn the temperature setting above 60 on the control head. once you turn the dial to 65 or higher it blows hot. Also the customer said the battery went dead a few months ago a the car hasn't seeme...

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1995 Ford Contour GL 2.5L Swaybar VIN: 1FALP67L3S
i installed a new swaybar, and the problem went away. the old one did not look bent, but it was the cause.thanks for all the sugestions
1997 Ford F-350 7.3L Drive-axles VIN: 1FDKF38FXV
thank you for all of the replies. while he may or may not be overloading this truck or using it beyond its capacity, the fact is he is like you and me- trying to make a dollar with what he has. I liked the stud idea, so we sourced some studs and used locking...
2003 Ford Explorer Sport XLT 4.0L drivetrain VIN: 1FMZU73K13
Thanks to everyone who helped . Tires indeed were the problem . I installed another pair of same brand and size of tires and problem went away ! Thanks again !
2005 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L steering culumn VIN: 2FAHP7IW85
Thanks to everyone for the help. You were right on about the 2 ohm resistor. I put it in the conector and it turned the light off. The customer declined installing a new steering column, but as least I was able to isolate and diagnose the problem.
2003 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L Low Side Port VIN: 5LMEU68H93
Thanks for all of your help. It turns out that the a/c adapter core on the low side was defective. At some point the schraeder valve was compressed to the point were it broke the compression spring, and this allowed the refrigerant to escape. It also preven...
1997 Mercury Villager LS 3.0L Engine VIN: 4M2DV1118V
thanks for all the help a buddie of mine said these was bad about distrubators so i got a used 1 and bam fixed it right up drove it about 20 miles runs great now
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