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1998 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Reverse VIN: 1FMZU34EXW
Thanks in advance! This is my father's work truck. He came out of a store and went to back out. Put it in reverse and it just made a ratcheting/Grinding noise and did not move. In drive the truck runs normally until you let off to coast, especially at 40-60mph...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L No Glow Plug Oper VIN: 1FTNX21F2X
This Ford will not turn on the glow plugs when cold. Power to glow plug relay, relay tests good, and you can disconnect the glow plug relay small wire terminals and jumper one side to power and one to ground and it heats up glow plugs nicely and starts right u... Trouble codes: P0380 (Glow Plug Circuit Fault)
2002 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L headlamps VIN: 2FTRX18LX2
Pullin out my hair on this one! Sorry in advance for the long post, hopefully someone has ran across this issue before. Headlamps inoperative (high & low beams), park lamps work and will sometimes stay on after switch is off, park lamps will go out if headlamp...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L MIL Lamp on, sluggish VIN: 1FDWF37P73
after testing as per alldata info replaced throttle pedal same codes return modis scanner pids for app sensor all zeros no change depressing pedal thanks for all help Trouble codes: P2122, P2127, P2132
2003 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Unknown VIN: 1FMYU03183
Customer concern was a hissing noise from the brake pedal area that would stop when the pedal was applied. We pulled the vehicle in , trying to verify the noise was possibly coming from the brake booster area . Was able to duplicate the noise 2 times, then the...
2005 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.8L No Start VIN: 1FDXF46Y05
blown fuse for injectors, replaced fuse and all is fine, afraid to send out for feer of blowing again. this fuse powers all o2 sensors, all injectors, and ac, has anyone seen a common problem with these??? thanks in advance on any help you can give me.
2007 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Fuelgauge VIN: 1FTNF20507
Greeting Ford techs. This is a fleet truck for a Coal mine and it looks the part. This problem started out as an intermittent fuel gauge but now has not worked for some time. The gauge read E all the time. I can sweep the gauge with my labtop and it looks fine...
2008 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Cam / Crank Timing VIN: 1FTYR10DX8
This came in with the balancer off. One of our techs took the valve cover off and aligned the cams with the plate. (Got into a Motorcycle accident and now its my problem) The timing chain is fine and tight. I installed a new balancer w/ tone plate for the CKP,...
2005 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5LMEU88H35
This Lincoln sets code P340. Have ohmed wires for camshaft position sensor back to computer and circuit is good.Ohmed CMP good 347 ohms.Hooked scope up and the positive pulse of cam sensor is happening when the the 4th positive pulse of the crank sensor occurs... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft position sensor)

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L No Start VIN: 2SB34HU5A3
thank you kenneth for your help the computer was not turning the coil on i installed a new computer and had it progamed and it now runs again like shit because of the heads leaking water in the cly but it runs thanks for YOUR help
2002 Ford Focus SE 2.0L unable to reprogram VIN: 1FAFP34352
thanx to all who responded. this vehicle did have the wrong pcm installed by the previous shop that worked on it. i do not know why it ran normally with wrong pcm and only had problems with transmission operation. i called dealer parts deptartment and had them... Trouble codes: P1635 (vehicle id block does not match vehicle hardware).
2007 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Balljoints VIN: 2007FORDF1
Thanks everyone for all the great information.I replaced the lower balljoints as recommended.
2008 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L heater VIN: 1FTYR10D38
thanks everyone for yuour help. after pump and thermostat inspection i went under the dash . i took some venting off and could see the blend door and it would not move. so i took off the glove box to axcess the blend door motor on top of heater box and remo...
2008 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L engine VIN: 1FTPW14V08
Hi there, the Ford dealer ended up installing a new engine in this vehicle and is now repaired. Thanks for all your input.
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