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1992 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L fuel smell VIN: 2FACP73W0N
hello friends, have a weird one. this crown vic will intermittently have a fuel smell quite strongly in vehicle. i've tried to eliminate variables (ie car being in hot sun, cold start etc) nothing seems to add up. i have smoke checked this fuel system and no l...
2000 Ford F-150 4.2L Cooling Systems VIN: 3FTZF1723Y
Hey guys thanks in advance.I have this truck that is overheating.I Have replaced radiator, water pump ,and tstat.I have done a block test for HCs and passed.The customer states that this did not occur until we replaced by-pass tube.When driving down the road t...
2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP53U53
Hello, this vehicle intermittently will crank and not start - when this happens there is no injector pulse. There are no codes, and the 12 volt supply is present while cranking, the pcm is not switching the injectors. There is rpm reading and there is spark wh...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L condenser VIN: 1FDWF37PX3
Ambulance w/ add-on rear air. System came in flat. Repair several leaks, replaced leaking compressor, orifice tube, receiver drier. Flushed system. Charge to capacity. System cools great at road speeds (25 mph & above) but at idle the pressures climb & the out...
2003 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L PCV system VIN: 1FTPW12516
The engine whistles loudly unless the the dipstick tube is partially removed(engine idling or being driven). Driver pulls dipstick because whistling is so loud while being driven. Vacuum test showed 7 psi in crankcase at idle when measured at dipstick tube. We...
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNX21PO4
I have this 6.0L causing some problems. It will not start at all. The fuel filters have been replaced. Fuel pressure is 60-65. ICP pressure is only 550psi MAX! I know this is low but spec is min of 500. It seems as if it almost wants to start after cranking fo... Trouble codes: P0299 (Turbo Underboost), P0470 (Exhaust Backpressure Sensor Ckt), P2290 (ICP Low), P2614 (CMP Output Ckt Open), P2617 (CKP Output Ckt Open)
2004 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L noise VIN: 1FDAF57P14
This truck was towed to us as a no start. We were told it was driving fine, and wouldn't restart after lunch. The mechanics at their shop put fuel filters in it then sent it to us. We found the ICP pressure at 0, and the sensor body cracked. We replaced it, a...
2005 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L low power on accel VIN: 1FMFU17535
Hello all, I have something driving me up the wall here. Being a GM tech for 19 years I recently switched to Ford. Please forgive my ignorance on ford products. I have a 2005 expedition, 5.4l, seems to be leaning out on Bank 1 under accel. I ran an OASIS o... Trouble codes: P0171
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTSX215X8
This truck came in on the hook no start. Fuel psi was low took a fuel sample water and a milky slimy subtance drained the tank and replaced the fuel module and filter and did a motor vac fuel system cleaning. Now when the truck is hot somtimes just off idle mi... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire)
1995 Mercury Cougar XR-7 3.8L Pcm
The car was stalling out and running bad for this guy. I suspected a PCM since my scanner wouldnt properly communicate with it. There was a burned spot on the board. I bought a used PCM and installed it and drove the car out. It did great. After one day it ret...

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2001 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L Unknown VIN: 1FTRW08L51
Sorry it took so long to get back to everyone, customer was unsure if he wanted to do the job. But the long and short of this was that I had to remve hrater box and clean out the mess. Thanks for all your help Steve
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L ABS Module VIN: 1FTNW20F21
Thanks for all the help. We replaced the electrical and hydralic parts of the ABS module. We didnt know that the electrical side of the module wasnt suppose to have fluid in it.
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Cuts out VIN: 1FTPW14515
Thanks Martin [...], Wires were not cut at the rear of the cylinder head but had the insulation worn off of four wires where they had been rubbing against the a/c accumulator. Patched up the wires and has run great for 25 plus miles. Trouble codes: P0354 (ignition coil 4 citcuit), P0355 (Ignition coil 5 citcuit), P2006.
2005 Ford Five Hundred SE 3.0L a/c VIN: 1FAFP23125
Iam closeing this without fix but iam sure its compressor from the replies i have gotten about ford haveing problems with them. Thanks to all that replied. I guess the customer is satified with car blowing cold while driveing.
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