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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Batteries VIN: 1FTSX31F01
Hello everyone. I hope I can get some direction and help on this one. The customer states that the batteries go dead if it sits for a day or 2. So I move on to check draw. After one hour, the drop is at 50 milliamps. I checked the GEM for water intrusion and f...
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14584
Customer just bought truck. Next day check engine light came on. Road test ed vehicle and found a hesitation on accel around 30 to 40 mph. Pulled codes and found P0022, p0175 and p0345. Don't know the trucks history but the inside valve cover seems clean for... Trouble codes: P0022, P0175, P0345
2007 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Fuel Gauge VIN: 1FTPW14V17
Hello fellow Tech's. We are working on a 2007 Ford F150 5.4 flex fuel with a inop fuel guage. We scanned for codes and got code P0461, fuel level sensor range performance. Our shops scan tool can not do bi-directional commands for cluster. We checked sender, 6...
2008 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3L Poor Fuel Economy, Electric Drive Inop VIN: 1FMCU49H38
Okay, Ford hybrid gurus. I need some help trying to figure out the cause of this problem. I personally can't work on this vehicle (not equipped for hybrid repair). This belongs to my mother and it's driving me nuts. THE PROBLEM: When this Escape is cold, the h...
2004 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L compressor VIN: 1LNHM81W64
Hey Lincoln techs this town car has no a/c when first started cold or slightly cold. Compressor does not engage. Comes on by itself after about 10 or 15 minutes and then works great. Tried to communicate with scan tool but I guess my scanner cant do that. Was ...

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1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FAFP53S8W
Thanks for the input everyone. I was not able to call this one fixed. Several suggested to check the grounds on the ABS unit, I went a step further and checked the main ground at the trans and found the bolt loose. I cleaned and tightened it. I cleaned all the...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L abs VIN: 1WE47TY432
Big super thank you to Kevin [...] for throwing some cold water on my face saturday morning!!! After reading his reply I remembered that the left sensor was a little slower than the right and the rear but I just didn't think it was enough to cause the "at end...
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