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1965 Ford Mustang 4.7L master cyl booster VIN: 5R07C16367
alrighty, got a factor 4 wheel drum POWER brake car. Pretty much everything is new, can't find anything wrong with entire system. The only adjustment in the sytem is inbetween booster and master cylinder, where it has an adjustable rod. What happens is when th...
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1997 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Drive VIN: 1FMEU1769V
4R70W Transmissions shifts fine and shows no codes. After driving for 15 to 20 miles in overdrive it will neutral out. When it neutrals out the computer is still commanding both shift solenoids on. While it is neutral out if you disengage overdrive with the bu...
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1999 Ford Windstar 3.8L Vibration VIN: 2FMZA524XX
Hello everyone looking for some input on this windstar. What I want to know is the original flexplate had a large weight welded to it. The replacement form the junkyard did not have this weight. We have tried to get a new one from dealer but they say are on in...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.8L Drive-axles VIN: 1FTNX21SOX
I need some advice on doing the u joints on the front axle from 'transfer' case to 'front' differential. I have always struggled with these. I have the shaft off and in the vice, the front joint has the DOUBLE u joint set up. Is there a correct procedure to re...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTNX21F4X
Hey guys, need help w/this one. Truck came in w/fuel leak from rusted out fuel lines going to filter housing. Replace lines and cust brought back same day w/no start. Replaced lift pump. Cust brought back same day w/fuel leak again. Found crack in fuel filter ...
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTNX21F31
Truck came in with a problem of no power when hot. I test drove and found as soon as it heats up it looses all power and shuts off. Cranks over fine just acts like no fuel. After setting for 10 to 15 min. it will restart and runs very rough and then slowly pic... Trouble codes: P0541 (Intake Heater), P0340 (Cam Sensor), P1670 (No EF signal feedback)
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L oil leak VIN: 1FTSX31P43
i have a 2003 ford f350 with the 6.o motor i have oil pouring out of the back of the block runing down the back of the block and around the transmission any idea
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Misfire VIN: IFTSW20P05
Hi . This one for the Ford tech out there.truck is here with cylinder four contribution code and an engine miss when cold that dissapears after 10 minutes running . we have decided to replace the injector . it's never been done at this shop so we would like to... Trouble codes: P0272 (injector 4 cylinder contribution balance)
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2008 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDSF31588
Hi we have this truck we have changed the fuel rail pressure sensor and catalytic converters both with oe parts and we have bog down when accelerator pedal is to floor if you let up 1/2 inch it runs fine however you have no pass gear Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 lean), P0174 (Bank 2 lean), P0191 (Fuel pressure rail), P0300 (Random multiple misfire)
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2001 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Power Door Lock VIN: 1FAFP52291
Car has left the area and customer will wait until he can bring it back. Most suggestions reported problems in the door wiring, but I tend to think it is bcm related (lh & rh switches cause bcm to click, but not lock any door). Wiggle the bcm wiring and it wor...
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2002 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson Edition 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTRW07352
THANKS TO ALL WHO REPLIED, ESPECIALLY HENRY. I FOUND THE DROPPING RESISTOR IN THE FRONT MIDDLE OF THE TRUCK BELOW THE RADIATOR SUPPORT. ABOUT 2" FROM THE CONNECTOR THE LOOM WAS DAMAGED, OPENED IT UP AND "WHA-LA" A BROKEN WIRE. AFTER THE REPAIR THE TRUCK STA... Trouble codes: P0231 (Fuel pump secondary ckt low).
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2003 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP48YX3
HEY THANKS TO ALL WHO REPLIED, THIS ONE WAS SENT TO THE DEALER FOR DIAG, THE TESTS CAME OUT AS A BAD FUEL PUMP. MY COST WAS 1489 RETAIL WAS 1600, BELIEVE IT OR NOT. ANYWAY THIS ONE IS FIXED. Trouble codes: P0190, P0193.
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2000 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM6532Y
Thanks to all who responded. The concensus seems to be about 5 hours to pull cams and replace the solenoid. No timing marks to line up had me concerned enough to send this one to the local dealer as I have no desire to learn on this one. Thanks again to all wh... Trouble codes: P1380.
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2003 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L power steering VIN: 2MEFM74W13
I found a TSB about the control valve in the rack sticking. The customer was going to try the procedure [turning the wheel 1/4 turn while car is not running and then starting the car while still holding the wheel]. He has not reported back to me yet and it ha...
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2004 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L Stall VIN: 4M2DU66W94
after a lot of testing, prying, bending and cursing, I finally just started scoping each sensor to find out what was giving up. The crank sensor was the first to just stop. At the front of the right cylinder head the a/c pipe was coming into contact with the s... Trouble codes: P0606 (Pcm prossesor fault), P2105 (Tac system forced engine shut down), P2106 (Tac system force limit power).
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