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1992 Ford E-350 Econoline XL 7.5L Only Moves In 1 Or 2 Colume Postion And No Od VIN: 1FDKE03G1N
I cant find spec for ecp solenoid believe this may be problem wont move in drive but when shifted into 1 or 2 manualy will move and shift also fluid is burnt shift solenoids test 19.4 ohms and ecp solenoid is 4.4 ohms
1994 Ford Mustang 3.8L No Start, no communications VIN: 1FALP4046R
From used car lot locally. Lot owner drove car for a couple of days when it quit, no start after a drive. Hasn't started since. No spark, no injector pulse, no communications. Circuit 107 purple wire to dlc is dead at dlc and computer. We believe we should hav...
1997 Ford F Super Duty 7.3L Stall VIN: 1FTJW36F9V
I'll try to not confuse you more then we already are but, this truck came in last week running on six cylinders, my technician found the wire harness melted at the drivers valve cover gasket at the rear of the cover. We replaced the connector, the valve cover ... Trouble codes: P1280 (Intergrated control panel circuit low range)
2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L evaporator VIN: 1FTRX18L0Y
Vehicle came in with complaint of inadequate heat output. Flushed system, changed thermostat and coolant, and heat output increased but still low. Water going into the evaporator is approx 142 and coming out at approx 130. We suspect insufficient flow through ...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTSW31F83
I have a customer that has this f350 and was asking about better fuel economy and i am faily new at diesils and hoped you guys could help. He is getting 15-17 mpg and when the truck idles for about 10min it start smoking like loading up and the exhaust will br...
2005 Ford F-450 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDXF46P35
Need help programming new Ficm if someone could please post procedure would be great i have ids just never done a ficm yet any help would be appreciated
2005 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Unknown VIN: 1FTYR10D55
I am looking for some input on this trans problem, it is very strange. The trans was rebuilt 25,000 miles ago and all was fine until now. The truck will drive and shift fine, sometimes while you are sitting at a light and go to accel it will not move, if you s...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSX21P95
Hi guys we have this truck that is driving me nuts. We took it in due to the slow times and found the headgaskets and egr cooler blown, replaced both and started truck was runing fine, idle was up and down alittle I blamed it on air in the fuel system purging ...
2007 Lincoln Town Car Signature Limited 4.6L Blend doors VIN: 1LNHM84W37
Vehicle came in as a cold on drivers side and heat only on the passengers side. Pretty easy, right? Change the blend door and every thing is fine. Not so easy. We check to make sure every thing works ok and of course it does not. Try and change the temp or the...
2007 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L wipers VIN: 2MEFM75V77
Would like some direction to go with this issue. What is most common problem? Thanks for your help! What happens is the wipers will work on high only, or second speed. None of the other selections respond, wipers won`t park and washer does not work.

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1996 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.5L Exhaust noisy VIN: 1FDKE30G7T
this vehicle is not yet fixed it hasnt been back to the shop and time has run out, however from the replies i would strongly lean toward a air pump system problem or one bank running lean or rich.
2003 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Pinion VIN: 1FTRF17243
I want to thank everyone for your help.I did what most of you said to do.I measured with an inch pound wrench what force it took to turn the pinion flange before i took the nut loose.I also marked the nut and threads with a file and whiteout before i loosend t...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FTSX21P95
Hi Guys thanks for the help. What we found was at first we did not see any antifreeze in the egr with the truck jacked up so we pulled the heads off and found them blown on three cylinders, put it all back together started the engine ran good but still was bl...
2005 Ford Freestyle Limited 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDK06125
The best I can tell it is fixed. It is not setting code on KOER self test and time will tell. Replaced EGR valve and had Ford reflash PCM. The Dealer had problems with reflash. Would stop when it got to the trac control module. Took them 4 tries and on the las... Trouble codes: P1336 (CKP position and or CMP position input signal to PCM concerns).
2008 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.4L Takes off VIN: 1FDAF56R08
Thanks for everyones help. Yes the engine oil had a diesel smell. I pulled both valve covers, added dye to the fuel and started the truck at idle with the fuel pressure commanded to max pressure with the ids. I saw that #7 injector was the one leaking. We w...
2003 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L engine noise VIN: 5LMEU68H03
Ok, this Lincoln got its new engine and is out the door. The old engine did have a loose timing chain but the guides didn't look too bad. Also, there was a lot of build up around the rocker assemblies and I found a little more metal in the oil when I drained...
2005 Mercury Montego 3.0L Haldex Clutch VIN: 1MEFM43155
Most of the replies warned us against trying to solve this one without the proper software--IDS or IDES. We sent the customer to the Mazda dealer. We were told that filling the fluid would absolutely not make this code go away and that it could be a pump, pres...
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