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1997 Ford Mustang 3.8L suspension VIN: 1FALP4446V
This has got us baffled, the customer came in a month ago wanting us to replace his tires to correct an intermittant rumble noise upon acceleration between 20 mph and 55. (The car sounds like you are driving over those rumble strips that you find on roads to g...
1997 Ford Taurus G 3.0L Cooling System VIN: 1FALP51U8V
this litteraly is one of my top customers!!! vehicle is driven around the block about 1.5 miles. Pull back into shop. Resivoir looks like a tea kettle spewing steam , and then lots of coolant boils over as the resivoir fills. Remove and inspect waterpump: imp...
1999 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.6L gas tank VIN: 1FTRE14W1X
Cannot fill gas tank on this van. Will shoot gas back like it is full. Have removed tank an replaced rubber filler tube and vent tube. Have also replaced both vent valves. One at each end of gas tank. Have also removed filler neck for inspection and no problem...
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Stall VIN: 1FTWW32F8Y
Have a 2000 f350 with manual trans.customer stated that if you revved engine while sitting still,it would only go to 1500 rpm then stall,only when cold.let it warm up & all is well.scan tool says truck is going 128 mph sitting still &. Revving engine.unplug al...
2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L Misfire VIN: 1FAFP44494
Hello fellow members, we are working on a 2000 mustang w/ 3.8l that came in with a dead misfire in cyl #3 . This vehicle has never been tuned up since day one. Replaced all plugs, wire set, ign coil and misfire was still there, tested compression and got 150 ...
2003 Ford E-350 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FBSS31L23
If anyone can help me I am pulling my hair out on this one.Car came in with check engine light on, and customer said starts but dies. I could not get it to die. Checked for codes in computer, and found misfire cylinder #3 (P0303), and P0352 (Ignition coil B Pr... Trouble codes: P0303, P0352, P1000
2003 Ford Windstar 3.8L Abs VIN: 2FMZAS1463
Customer came in three weeks ago with abs light on intermitantly. I found C1236 left rear wheel speed sensor cutting out and C1185 ABS main relay fault. I replaced ABS module with used on same part number, make and model because customer did not want to pay fo...
2003 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDXF46P93
This truck will not start. crank but no start. at times it starts but then it will die. Has an ICP reading of 350psi. disconnected the icp sensor and that did nothing for it. I removed the valve covers to look for oil leaks out of the plugs but everything l... Trouble codes: P2291, P2290, P0404
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...
2005 Ford Five Hundred SE 3.0L a/c VIN: 1FAFP23125
We have a ford fivehundred here that at idle has warm A/C if you up the rpms it gets cold. At idle low side is 72psi high side is 200psi the low side needle does shake.At 2000 rpms low side is 60psi high is 280.I vac it down and recharged so i know freon is ri...
1996 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L privacy glass VIN: 1LNLM81W3S
Hi folks, I have a lincoln towncar limo in the shop, with the privacy partion inop, the glass side works but the solid partion does not...this is the first limo I have had to mess with. I can hear the motor for the partion operate but thats about it, can anyon...

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2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU72E82
Turns out the pcm had to go through a relearn process. Thanks to all who replied. Trouble codes: P1151 (BANK 2 sENSOR 1).
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L low power VIN: 1FSTW31P34
thank you all for your help. fuel pump fixed it. after spending an hour trying to see where to check fuel pressure, then trying to see if i had an adapter that would work, i checked, and it runs at 45 psi, but if you hold the throttle at wot, it would drop to ...
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