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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L Power steering / Hydroboost VIN: 1FTNF21FXY
Allways when stopped not moveing and brakes applied you can not turn steering wheel at all, Let off brakes and steering is is fine, Very interminitly the steering will fail without brakes applied. Without P/S test gauges I took a chance and replaced the pump a...
2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU72E82
Ford tech’s help me. This is my wife’s 2002 Ford Explorer with 111,807 miles. Incredibility well maintained. I decided to replace the transmission with a remanufactured unit, due to occasional loss of power and we are going to keep this vehicle for a long time... Trouble codes: P1151 (BANK 2 sENSOR 1)
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L low power VIN: 1FSTW31P34
attention 6.0l experts, i need help. the symptom, is that at 60 mph, and above, this truck lacks power. this is a truck that was being diagnosed by a coworker, then dumped in my lap two weeks later. he found a code in the computer, that when he searched in id...
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L 2-3 shift VIN: 1FTSW31P04
This is a 04 6.0 with a torque shift auto. when cold truck does not command 2-3 shift untell you back way off the throttle then it will shift. After getting back into throttle it will hunt between what feels like 2nd & 3rd (possibly 3rd & 4th) briefly then beg...
2004 Ford Explorer Limited 4.0L Stall VIN: 1FMZU73E84
thanks for your help in advance have a problem thought i had it fixed i was wrong if you unplug the maf sensor vehicle will run if plugged in starts and dies i know this is not alot of info but walking out the door for the night need to come in and tackle it f...
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Electronic Clutch Fan VIN: 1FTSW31P04
The first belt squealed and shreded on hill and coolant boiled over. Second serp belt got globs of rubber build up on backside. Clutch fan is driven by back of serp belt and this is where the noise is suspected from. Any ideas why noise is only created when 2n...
2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L front end VIN: 1FTSE34L56
vehicle came bearly able to turn steering wheel.had seized ball joints. we replaced all of them 2 tires and performed an alignment. now the van is hard to control over 40mph, worse if you hit even a slight bump. double checked front end components and shocks, ...
2006 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FAFP56U26
This is a one owner, well taken care of car. Lost 3rd gear only. Car will shift 1,2,and then neutrals. Disconnected trans and hooked up Ford shift box. I get 1st, 2nd, NO 3rd, and a good 4th and the converter locks when commanded. Removed trans and tore down f...
1993 Mercury Cougar XR-7 3.8L No Start VIN: 1MEPM624XP
1993 cougar,intermittently no start.a noid light shows bright while running.while crank and no start it barely flickers but light is there.fuel stays at 40psi.spark is constant and strong.grounds around battery have been cleaned 2 piece ground at batt checked....
2001 Mercury Villager (Van) 3.3L No Start VIN: 4M27V14T91
Alright this ones killing us.Vehicle was towed in with motor locked solid.Replaced with used engine with 80,000 on it.Vehicle cranks but wont even try to backfire,no chugging, nothing except cranking.scan tool reads fine we have correct TPS,CTS and RP...

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1993 Ford Thunderbird LX 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: IFAPP62T4P
Thanks for all the help I checked the O2 sensor wiring and it was correct. So I was still thinking that the computer was not controlling the A/F ratio corectly, i could watch the O2 go rich on one bank and the comuter was still adding fuel and as it would go f...
2005 Ford Focus ZX4 2.0L battery drai VIN: 1FAFP34N65
due to the intermittent nature of the copmplaint we cannot be 100% sure. but, i think it's fixed. we re did the two chassis grounds at the area behind the lf headlamp (the area had been painted from a collision repair). and we re did the two smaller ga groun...
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