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1998 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L a/c VIN: 1FTZF17W8W
Ok have a good one here, when backing the vehicle up and applying the brakes moderately the a/c will stop blowing cold and instead will blow warm, when this happens the compressor is still running all pressures look good I listened to the blend door actuator a...
1999 Ford F-150 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZX0721X
After replacing cam sensor & syncronizer, truck runs fine and chirping noise is gone. Now, after driving 30 to 200 miles the check engine light comes on and stays on with code P1309 (Misfire moniter fault). I have cleared code numerous times & cleared Keep Ali... Trouble codes: P1309 (Misfire Moniter Fault), P1000 (System checks incomplete)
2000 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Drive-axles VIN: 1FTZR15X5Y
This ranger has been in 3 or 4 times for this same issue. We have balanced the tires, checked to make sure that there are not bent wheels. The customers complaint is that at highway speeds (60-80 mph) there is a vibration. It happens both when the truck is und...
2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L engine performance VIN: 1FTRX18W21
vehicle came in with spark plug threads blown out of the cylinder hole. checked compression in that cylinder as best as possible and found around 30-40 lbs psi. sold used engine with approx 100k from a repitable dealer and installed in vehicle, when we started...
2001 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L lack of power VIN: 1FTYR14U71
This truck runs like a dog. It feels like retarded timing. The timing chain was replaced when fixing a leaking cover gasket (ran the same before and after), we tried a rebuilt motorcraft MAF sensor. It also runs the same with the exhaust disconnected. I do bel...
2001 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTPX18L31
Hello all, This vehicle came in running fine and no known transmission problems. All I did was replace one section of rotted brake tubing that runs along the frame, between the gas tank to the rear center brake hose. After replacing this line, I go for a road ... Trouble codes: P0740 (Torque converter clutch fault), P0743 (TCC System Electrical Fault), P0755 (Shift Dolenoid B Fault), P1747, P0443 (Evap System Control Valve), P0135 (HO2S11 Heater Circuit Fault)
2003 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L SES Warning Light VIN: 1FTRW0766K
Thanks for all your help. I've got an 03 F150 SuperCrew that the SES light will not operate at all. This truck had the infamous water leak issue that gave us some problems with the GEM Module (lights staying on, a/c running with key off, etc.) after heavy rain...
2003 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3FAFP31343
Vehicle intermittently has a very poor idle (bouncing almost to the point of stall). Seems to happen most of the time after the vehicle has been sitting for multiple hours (like when I go to leave work). No faults in engine module. Visual inspection found brea...
2003 Ford Focus ZX5 2.0L no power
hi guys,sorry about the vin,im at home.customer drove in,don't know how.has NO acceleration.revs freely in nuetral,as soon as you drop it in gear it falls on its face,couldn't make it out the driveway.no codes.maf,tps,fuel trim all look good on modis,checked e...
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTPW14525
Ford techs,we have a f-150 5.4 in our shop that will stall driving down the road just like u turn key off.You can put vehicle in neutral and will crank right back up.Did notice that between 30-40 mph has a intermittent miss like a coil dropping out.Only codes ... Trouble codes: 2106 (tac system), 2135 (thr/pdl position sensor switch)
2005 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FMZU75W35
car was pushed in for a no start, was ran out of fuel. customer said it ran fine before. customer put some fuel in, we put an extra 5 gallons in just in case. vehicle will intermitenly spit and sputter but will not start. vehicle will kinda run with either ban... Trouble codes: P0358 (Ignition coil H pri/sec circuit fault), P0308 (cyl 8 mis), P0316 (Engine Misfire on Startup)
2007 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Transmission VIN: 1FTPW14517
Hello again. This truck is my personal truck. It is a Ford Factory Conversion done by Tuscany so it has the dual exhaust, 2" front leveling lift, cowl induction hood and 20" tires and rims. I also have an edge power programmer installed which I never used for ...
1997 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC 4.6L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1LNLM92V6V
First post. Thanks in advance. I am sorry for the short data on this. Vehicle VERY rarely acts up. I have been chasing this problem for a year. VERY intermittently vehicle will run terrible, stall. I have only recently gotten it to act up in shop. No codes, bu...
2001 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L level ride VIN: 5LMFU28R51
After going through the system we found there is no power getting to the level ride compressor. Suspected possible defective new relay so we replaced relay. Same condition. We replaced all fuses for the system and no improvement. Wigging the exposed wires to t...
2003 Lincoln LS 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1LNHM87A03
Vehicle came in miss-firing. Initial scope showing 4 cylinders miss firing. Oil coming out the coil/plug holes. We needed to replace valve cover gaskets & plugs first to see what would happen (possible coil damage from oil) Sure enough, 4 missing badly, good s... Trouble codes: P0353, P0356, P0357, P0358, P2107 (TAC Module processor), P2110

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2002 Ford Excursion Limited 6.8L no symptoms VIN: 1FMNU41S22
Thanks for all your replies, Gerry and Scott nailed it with the weight class rating. Having the reggie in hand only screwed up me looking at the gvw, The reggie said vehicle weight was 6955, so I put in as that, I called the Ford dealer who ran the Vin and to...
2003 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Charging VIN: 1FTRW07L23
I checked all the fuses, the fuse link, proper voltage at all wires in harness, ran jumper from b+ to alt post, grounded wire for light (light came on). Nothing from alt goes through ecm, as some suggested. Customer didn't want to pay higher price for motorcra...
2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Lack of power VIN: 1FTSW31P24
Thanks to everyone for these help. I pulled the egr after it should not opening or closing completely and the truck now has it's power back.
2004 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L brake/wheel VIN: 1LNHM81W84
thanks for the replies, turned out to be rather simple. since i couldn't duplicate the symptoms when the tow truck dropped it off, i let it sit overnight. went to pull it out in the morning for a test drive and bam locks up before i could finish backing out ...
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