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1995 Ford F Super Duty XL 7.3L Speedowmeter VIN: 1FDLF47F5S
Dear fellow techs. This truck was brought to me with inop speedow meter.Customer replaced speed sensor in rear differential.My wire diagram shows speed signal going thru abs module ,This truck does not have abs.Any info would been helpful.
1996 Ford Mustang 3.8L Crankshaft thrust bearing VIN: 1FALP4040T
Initially the vehicle had noise from the flexplate area when in reverse. We found that the crankshaft had nearly 1/4" of fore-and-aft play. Removed the oil pan and the main cap for the thrust/main bearing. Found the side of the bearing facing the rear of the e...
1998 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX18L4W
Thanks for any help you may able to give on this one, Can't put my finger on a absolute fault, and I dont like trying parts its against my code of ethics. As noted in previous repair history 2 wks ago customer came in with a MIL lamp on found a code P0174 lean... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean bank 1), P0174 (Lean bank 2)
2000 Ford E-350 Econoline XL 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FDWE35L8Y
All bank one cylinders (1 - 4) have little to no output at idle, while all bank two cylinders (5 - 8) are strong. Bank one cylinders have 170 psi compression, good spark plugs and coils. The PCM is firing all coils and injectors. The fuel pressure is 40 psi. A...
2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L control VIN: 1FTZR15V2Y
Mornin fellow techs.got another ford ranger kicking my butt.came in stuck in 4hi.,4x4 lights inop.i used my power probe to shift it back to 2hi.shifted it back and forth a few times,so i know the motor is fine.totally unresponsive using the controls.cant scan ...
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L cooling system VIN: 1FTSW31P84
Customer has a 04 F-350 XLT with a 6.0 diesel. The problem is it will go through about a gallon of coolant per 100 miles when under a load. Not loaded it still goes through coolant, but only about a cup every 100 miles. No pressure building in coolant bottle. ...
2009 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.5L tire pressure montor VIN: 1FMCU59389
This truck will drive for 2 miles and TPMS light will illuminate.Upon same day testing the light flashes about a minute, then stays on. A "tire pressure monitor fault" written warning appears in the iPC. The air pressure is 35 psi per tire. There are no codes ...
1982 Mercury Capri 4.2L clutch VIN: 1MEBP67FXC
Hello techs, I just got the flywheel resurfaced and put on a new clutch set. Now the car makes a knocking sound at idle seems to be coming from bell housing area. when the knocking increases it cuts off the engine at idle. Everything was torqued properly. Anyo...

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1994 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMDU34X8R
i replaces eec relay. vehicle did not act up anymore closing this out thank you for the help. took apart old relay to find contacts super heated. first time asking for help and very satisfied with it. thanks again
1994 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L power VIN: 1FBSS31L5W
Well I decided to put a 93 mustang harness on motor. Much easier, this harness does not have anti theft like 94 harness. Thanks to all that replied.
2000 Ford F-150 5.4L Correct Labor Time VIN: 2FTRF18Z3T
First of all, thanks to all of those who replied. This propane/gasoline burner is a VIN Z. All Data lists the same labor time to replace the spark plugs in all 5.4 engines of this vintage regardless of VIN. THIS IS NOT CORRECT! This VIN Z engine look quite a b...
2000 Ford Windstar 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 2FMDA5343Y
sorry for delay, i was waiting from customer to come back. but he never come back. any we did smoke test (for intake leak) as many tech guide said for intake leak. even one tsb was for intake leak.no leak found. clean the MAF sensor, swap the o2 sensor, but th... Trouble codes: P0174 (LEAN cylinder bank 2).
2001 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMRU15W21
We suspected a bad pcm since the wiring and cam and crank sensors were checking out good. The signals from both sensors were in synch and the vehicle was having no drivability problems. The customer declined further repairs and took vehicle. We will probally s... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam position circuit), P0320 (Crank position circuit pending).
2008 Ford Fusion SE 2.3L brakes VIN: 2FPAF45D54
if i did not se it i would not belive it. left rear caliper[parking brake] was causing a left front weel to lock. i have replaced l/r caliper and its fix. thank you for yor help
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