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1996 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.5L Exhaust noisy VIN: 1FDKE30G7T
Please help this 15-20 passenger mid bus has exhaust leak on rh side y pipe at flange where it goes to the manifold. The y pipe has been replaced several times once with stainless from ford but same problem in 8 months or less it distorts/burns out from extrem...
1996 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Chateau HD 7.5L Gauge VIN: 1FBJS31G8T
Hello,need help have exhausted what I think to be all local resources.Called local fomoco foreman,to no avail.Hot,humid days and 100 degrees + will run @ A in normAl,modis ect reads @ 216 degrees-Raytec agrees except @ upper inlet (tank 230 degrees).Cannot fin...
2000 Ford F-150 4.2L Oil sludge ? VIN: FORD200042
Customer come to the shop with a 2000 Ford f-150 4.2 that he purchased 6 months ago the truck is in great shape well maintained. The initial complaint was valve lifters making noise when its cold. I first checked the oil level and noticed no oil on the dip sti...
2002 Ford Mustang 3.8L Brakes VIN: 1FAFP44442
This vehicle has been with us for 3 days and we seem to replace parts and helps a little but the vehicle still tends to pull to the right when brakes are applied.
2002 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L right rear brake VIN: 1FTYR10UX2
this truck will lock up the right rear wheel at the slightest touch of the brake pedal, it did it before we did any service. after the initial brake service it was ok for about a month than started locking up again, cant find any reason for this the customer g...
2003 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Pinion VIN: 1FTRF17243
I have a problem with gear oil leaking out of the pinion nut.I tried putting rtv over the nut twice now and it slows the leak but thats all.I called identifix and the tech said that the pinion shaft is hollow and needs to be replced. I would like to know what ...
2004 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10U4P
This truck came in with a misfire code p0304 and p0316. Did the normal checks and found that cylinder #4 had repeated, but intermittant, misfire. Swapped plug wires and plugs from cylinder 4 to other cylinders to isolate fault in these components. Swapped wire... Trouble codes: P0304, P0316
2004 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMZU73K54
Customer came to us with codes P0302 and P0306, cylinder 2 and 6 misfires. Wires looked to be arching out. Replaced plugs and wires, no difference Replaced coil, no difference Vehicle seems to run ok up until the 3rd of fourth gear shift area then most pow... Trouble codes: P0302, P0306
2004 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Surge, Races VIN: 1FAFP53224
Help! We have a college girls car here that the engine races on occasionally. She states even with the cruise off that it will sometimes accelerate on its own and even the brakes wont stop it completely. I checked for the usual vacuum leaks and replaced the IA...
2005 Ford Freestyle Limited 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDK06125
Could use some help. Hope someone has seen this problem. Have checked for TSB's and on IATN. Thought I had this one fixed but it has returned. After CKP sensor replacement code would not reset and scope pattern looked good. Returned to customer, but after 2 we... Trouble codes: P1336 (CKP position and or CMP position input signal to PCM concerns)
2007 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L compressor VIN: 1FTSS34L87
hello fans, this van has manual climate controls w/aux. unit what is going on is the pcm will quit grounding the clutch relay & is so intermitent that is very hard to pinpoint,i have good pressure when working, low @ 35 psi & high close to 200 psi. & ambient t...

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1992 Ford Ranger Custom 2.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTCR10A8N
I have only 4.5 volts on the dpi wire and shop-key says that should have 12 volts koeo. put the truck out side for now going to take a new look into problem when returning from my vacation, if anyone has a defined or undefined test for this please send me a em...
1998 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU32X5W
OK, call this one fixed! The intake gaskets were leaking & I cleaned the Mass Airflow Sensor. It's been 350 miles & no SES light on & no codes. Thanks for all the help! iATN Rocks. David Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean bank 1), P0174 (Lean Bank 2).
1998 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Unknown VIN: 1FMRU1764W
Thank you all for the help i did everything on your postings and yes it was a bad abs sensor thak you all for the help
1999 Ford F-450 Super Duty XLT 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDXF46F6X
We replaced the cam sensor again with an O.E. Ford one and it started right up. Originally we replaced the camshaft sensor with a Standard Parts one; it was all that was available locally. No more non O.E. sensors. I ordered 2 extra Ford ones so I will have th...
2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L starter VIN: 1FAFP3639Y
Well so far this one is fixed. Last time it was in here, it was acting up. Power at the starter but no crank. Have replaced starter with new one and hasn't acted up since. Thanks for the help
2002 Lincoln LS 3.9L Stall VIN: 1LNHM87A62
Thanks for the responses. Ken hit the nail on the head. I happened upon a service bulliten for the 2000 model year for stalling. They had a problem at the factory that trans filters were improperly installed and causing a stalling issue. By 2002 I figured tha...
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