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1967 Ford Mustang 4.7L Starting VIN: 7801C18440
we have a 1967 mustang in our shop that was sitting for a while .car would not turn over .we put a fresh battery ,starter & starter solonoid [all motorcraft] the car started and ran fine .after about 3 or 4 starts the starter would stay ingaged and would not r...
1992 Ford F-350 Custom 7.3L Brake Pedal VIN: 2FTJW35MXN
OK guys, got a good one here. Customer complains that the pedal sticks down, so much so that he has to pull it back with his foot. This is the third time he has left it with us for this problem. After numerous test drives, we have never duplicated the problem....
1995 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP45T6S
Hello,I was wondering if anyone has ever ran into this.The only time the check engine light comes on is when you are on the interstate and open it up above 70mph.It will come on and off and stay off once you are driving below 65mph.First code in memory was the... Trouble codes: 118 (coolant temp. sensor above max. voltage), 172 (02 indicates lean), 176 (02 indicates lean), 181 (02 at rich limit), 189 (02 at rich limit)
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FTNW21P43
reroad tested. not getting as hot but still over heating 245 deg. problem happens only when loading the engine while driving. if driving like grandma it does not over heat. in the bay holding rmp at 3k in neutral or loading in bay, the temp stays at 230
2006 Ford Escape XLS 2.3L Mechanical VIN: 1FMCU92Z76
Hello group: The escape came in from another garage, and it belongs to a friend's nephew. When it pulled up it sounded EXACTLY like a diesel engine. Noise seemed to be coming from up top towards the rear of the valve cover. I asked him what had happened prior...
2007 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDAF56PX7
The Truck runs good and strong. We started having an intermittent starting problem when hot. At first we thought the fuel gauge was a little off and the driver was just running out of fuel, because it would read at about 1/8 when it would happen. This occurred...
2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.4L p1867, p1812 VIN: 1FTWW31R28
Hello Ford guys, I have a f350 super duty 4wd fault that i cant figure out. It has a p1867 transfer case contact plate fault code in history and p1812 mode select switch cct fault code in KOEO. the system doesn't operate as long as there's a code. We have ve...
2008 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L alternator VIN: 1FTPX14V48
Intermittent charging system indicator light coming on.The original equipment alternator was changed at 49,000 miles. Replaced it with a remanufactured model. Truck ran great until 51,000 miles then charging system indicator light came back on. Replaced with a...
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.4L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSW21RX8
Hi...getting ready to replace the high pressure pump and harness on this and was wondering if there is anything else I should do while the cab is off?...impossible to get to sensors etc...other wiring concerns?...known future oil leaks...Thanks Trouble codes: P0088
1982 Mercury Capri 4.2L clutch VIN: 1MEBP67FXC
Hi, I'm having a problem with this car. Its actually a 5.0L 302 V8 engine. I replaced the clutch,pressure plate, pilot bearing, thrust bearing, and resurfaced flywheel.At idle it shakes real bad and makes a clunking noise sometimes. It also does this when driv...

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1987 Ford f450 7.3L Unknown VIN: 2FDLF47M4J
thanks for the help i replaced the caliper and power flushed the system and truck was braking fine
1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FALP5754T
Many thanks guys. Because we only see these cars thruogh import from japan no dealer wants to carry any parts. We have send the car to the grave yard. As we try to solve most problems in our own county ( New Zealand)it is pleasing to see that there is a weal...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L 4x4 VIN: 1FMZU73E92
thanks for all the help i did find a short in orange wire to control but it still did not work she did not want to spend anny more money sow she took it and said she would comeback later
2004 Ford Freestar SE 3.9L no start VIN: 2FMZA516X4
Thanks for the quick replies from all the members. You guys ROCK!!! Timmothy from Wisconson made this a very light job, PCM was dead. It was shoted to ground. I unplugged the coil pack, turned the key on and had a dead short to ground on the driver. I unplugge...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty FX4 6.0L Misfire VIN: 1FTSW21P75
I didn't fix this truck as I followed the advice of many other techs and decided to pass it on to someone with training and tools for this particular motor.From what I can tell it appears to be the EGR cooler and my customer had one put on about a year ago so ... Trouble codes: P0263 (cylinder 1 power contribution), P0404 (EGR control circuit), P0405 (EGR circuit low).
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWX31PX5
Thanks everone for you help I am a little new to working on these and all the 6.0 before had a blown out injector and I was a little gunshy to replace a HPOP just wanted to make sure there wasn't something I was missing before pulling the trigger. The HPOP was...
2007 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FTPW14V57
This gets better, not only did the other shop install old phasers on this long block, they installed old oil pump as well. Installed manual gauge and found oil pressure hot at idle 12 lb. it came up to 60 lb. at 2,000 rpm. Removed oil pan and timing cover and ...
2003 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Door Locks, Interior Lights, alarm VIN: 1LNHM82W73
Hi all, Much thanks to everyone who took the time to reply. The Fix was the DDM (Driver Door Module). I checked the pids for the ajar states, like most of you stated, and once in a while I could see the Driver Door Ajar PID switching between open and close.I...
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