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1968 Ford Mustang 5.0L Right rear caliper VIN: 8T01T20784
We recently did a 4 wheel power disc brake conversion on a one owner 1968 Ford Mustang Coupe.Everything went fine with the install,new brake booster,new master cylinder, eliminated the proportioning valve,new brake line,all new calipers,( rear calipers have an...
1995 Ford ECONOLINE 7.5L Abs Module VIN: 1FDKE30G7S
I feel lost so you guys can help me find my way, i just got this RV for a very good price because of the small repairs needed, one which is the abs light comes on at first stop, i have the solus and it leads me to the left side dash near brake pedal for 4 pin ...
1995 Ford Mustang 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FALP4043S
This car was sitting for almost a year. After being on the road for less than a month it developed this idle condition. When it gets hot the idle goes down and it surges. It will be ok for a few minutes and then start to surge again. Our tech tried a MAF and a...
1997 Ford F-150 4.2L vss VIN: 2FTDF1825V
this truck got the trans light always flashing i replaced the output shaft gear and glued it to the shaft so she not loose (common problem on this ford )i also replaced the vss and is gear ,checked the wiring and there are all goods from vss to the pcm and the...
2000 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L starting VIN: 1FAFP3837Y
vehicle got towed to shop. no start, no crank has a stealth automotive security system. (you have to press the little button on the remote with the key on for the car to start) -i have power going to the relay (all the time, when it should be). -i have powe...
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L alternator VIN: 1FTNF21L9Y
Battery volt. on yellow wire.Battery volt.on org/blu wire disconnected from alt.Battery volt. on grn/red wire with key on.Hook up connector (reg), with engine running,volt on both wires is 3 volt.Yelloy is battery volt.Still on charge.Test all fuses (ok).Batte...
2002 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson Edition 5.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTRW07302
after the pcm was replaced under warranty vehicle was good for about two weeks then customer had same situation car would start and stall while driving and then finally theft light came on and no more start( crank no start) went back to dealer had pcm replaced... Trouble codes: P0401 (Egr insufficient flow detceted)
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Hesitation VIN: 1FTSX30P03
Thanks in advance. This one came in with no power and runs bad. no check engine light on but codes po266 and po272 in memory and running test. I pulled the lower fuel filter and is ok , a little dirty but no de-laminating chunks. I have replace many tanks and ...
2003 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FTRW07603
customer bought this truck not running. when we got it the starter was out so we installed a new one & it spun over like it had no compression. we poured oil down intake & the cylinders started making compression but never would start. it has good spark. we pu...
2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Speed Control VIN: 1FTPW14504
Cruise control does not work at all. I have scanned PCM, with no codes. I've bypassed deactivation switch to try but still did not work. I've monitored all switches with scanner and pcm is seeing all commands. I've followed pinpoints in Mitchel and I'm down to...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14564
truck started bucking and running bad going down the road. i havent had much time to look at it but i think it probably jumped a tooth on timing. i started the truck and could unplugged all the coils on the passenger side which i believe is bank 1 and it never... Trouble codes: P0012, P2196, P2271
2004 Ford Focus ZTS 2.3L exhaust/engine VIN: 1FAFP38Z97
Greetings to all, this car belongs to one of our regular customers and has been well taken care of. The car on acceleration, whether from a stop or moving, will have a noise/vibration that seems to be right in front of the passenger front seat. The noise is th...
2007 Ford Freestar SE 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 2FMZA56127
Customer complains of bucking, surging when coming to a stop sign or slowing down. No MIL light. Happens only after extended drive time and hot weather. Does not stall. Kept fuel tank at 1/2 or above last trip and seemed to help. Replaced fuel tank module and ...
2005 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L steering VIN: 5LMEU68H65
Hello there, I have a Lincoln that is giving me fits. It came in last week for a p/s noise everything works not hard to turn and no leaks. The owner let us try flushing the system and adding lucas knowing that he may need a pump. He drove it for 2 days and bro...

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2001 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Differential VIN: 1FTRW08L41
Thanks for all the replies.I replaced all bearings and seals and installed the updated shift fork/hub assembly.I have done the same trip twice since then and all is well.I tend to agree with most replies that it must have been in 4wd and came out before i chec...
2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Unknown VIN: 1FTSW31P54
The truck is back with its owner. Sometimes you need to go back to the basics. After the injectors were r&r. we failed to change the oil again. I just happened to check it and smell the desiel in it. Changed oil and filter and problem with surging went away. r...
1991 Lincoln Mark VII LSC 5.0L RR Reading Lamps VIN: 1LNCM93E7M
Thanks for the 4 replies I received- Jim was the best response(s) I received but this fault is not fixed yet-limited to both rear reading lights only,nothing else in the circuit affected.The keyless entry pad was not a problem-operated as designed.Both door sw...
1995 Mercury Cougar XR-7 3.8L Pcm
Well I put in another PCM since this one was fried. I went through the vehicle and unhooked all sensors one by one and never exactly chased it down to a single culprit. I did clean the IAC valve since it was suspect because of the idle problems during the PCM ...
1998 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM53SXW
Sorry for the delay in this I have been waiting for customer to reschedule for me to get back into it.He did call and informed me he has put aproximatly 250 miles since his last visit and light went out on its own 75 miles ago so he doesnt want to rescedule un... Trouble codes: P0401 (Insufficient egr flow).
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