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1970 Ford E-300 Econoline Club Wagon 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: E33GHK8344
This one's got me frustrated. Engine blows black smoke. Was doing it before engine was replaced and still is. I rebuilt original carb. and nothing changed. Customer insisted on putting a reman carb on. Same thing. Motorcraft 2bbl. Engine runs real nice, decent...
1997 Ford Probe 2.0L No Start
Customer had vehicle towed to us today for a no-start. He said he just replaced the head and timing belt because the head was warped from overheating. He stated that the vehicle overheated and then died while driving. And now, after the repairs, it will crank ...
1998 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L no start VIN: 1FTYR10C6W
Customer said he stopped and turned off the switch, and it never started again. We have B+ to coils, B+ to injectors, power to fuel pump, crank but no start. We also have ground to the coils any time the switch is on...thinking computer problem...it won't comm...
1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L Gauges VIN: 1FMRU18W4W
Hey i have run out of ideas here. I got this expedition with a locked engine and dont know anything else about it. I put a new one in and it runs great but the gauges are reading crazy.with key on sometimes the gas will read right then fall to empty and the vo...
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L power locks VIN: 1FTSW31S5Y
door locks do not work read related repair
2000 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FDXF46S5Y
This truck is the NIGHTMARE of all NIGHTMARES. This truck cranks for a long time in the morn and even when it is hot it cranks too long, high pressure oil comes right up to about 450. When it does start is runs terrible, misses all the time on 1 and 3, compres... Trouble codes: P1316, P0541, P0640
2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Hesitation VIN: 1FTPW14524
This Ford pickup has a intermitten slight hesitation at about 1400 to 1800 RPMs. With the fuel pressure guage hooked up, we don't notice any difference in the fuel pressure psi whether it's hesitating or not. When it does hesitate, you can hear the throttle pl...
2004 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Air Bag VIN: 1FAFP36384
this car was in an accident and drivers air bag was deployed we have replaced driver's bag and module under console between seats, now it has code B1877, and what would be the most likely problem, what will i need to do next to repair this car thanks for your ...
2005 Ford Freestyle SE 3.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZK01135
Hi All, This one is killing me. We have a Freestyle trying to run on 90psi fuel pressure. Current code P0191, scan tool data shows 0 psi so we replaced FPTS with same results. After further testing realized the 5volt reference at sensor was 2.4 volts. Backprob... Trouble codes: P0191 (Fuel Rail Pressure Sensor circuit performance)
1998 Mercury Villager GS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2ZV111XW
Replacing the cam sensor (distributor) tech unplugged it and the 4 wires came out of the bottom of the dist. Alldata colors don't match mine there are 4 blades at bottom of dist with 4 wires to connect... 1.green 2.white 3.red 4.black-- no stripes and no way o... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam position sensor)

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1992 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FMDU32XXN
well Daniel from cali said something in his reply that helped alot, the poor welding job on the front of the cat was leaking like crazy so sent her back to meineke to fix that, i also removed the shorting plug for the timing connecter that (i read in alldata) ...
1995 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Converter TCC VIN: IFALP45T6S
OK... Sorry this is late in coming. It's been done for some time, but I just haven't had time to sit down at the computerů First let me say that I really appreciate the responses I received. The problem ended up being the transmission itself. Not sure if it ...
1997 Ford F-250 7.5L No Start VIN: 1FTHX26G1V
After checking the wiring harness, I replaced the stator inside the distributor. It was showing a good waveform while checking with a lab scope, but everything else had been replaced, all but the wire harness.
2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Unknown VIN: 1FTSW31P24
As of right now the vehicle appears to be fixed. The transfer-case was over filled, so it was removed and seals replaced. The truck has been sitting for the last 2 weeks because the owner is out of town. We put around 70 miles on it before they went out of tow...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L cam phaser VIN: 1FTSX215X5
we have not fixed this problem as of yet...recently removed drivers side cam caps ,inspected for any restriction,none found ,cam looks new...also removed drivers side vct solenoid and did not find a screen that could be restricted and the chamber the solenoid ...
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L engine VIN: 1F3346660F
Found a bad rocker arm.Don't know how I missed this the first time around.Thanks for all of your suggestions.
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