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1992 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FMDU34X6N
Hello everyone, I was brought a vehicle from a Veteran. He recently purchased this 1992 ford Explorer from someone he "trusted". The vehicle had a severe misfire, he took it to a local shop where they replaced plugs and wires. They also replaced the coilpak. T...
1993 Ford F-250 XL 5.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: 2FTHF25H7P
Help This truck is failing nox at 15 and 25 mph.Hc and co are great.Its a 3/4 ton with a gvw of 8601lb.Has a oc cat so nox is mainly controled by the egr valve. It passes KOEO and KOER.No codes found.When preforming KOER The egr recieves just 2 or 3 inchs of...
1996 Ford F-250 XLT 7.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FTHX26G3T
After normal testing ran "MotorVac" injector cleaning on vehicle - checked for data problems and replaced DPFE for incorrect voltage, Vacuum regulator for EGR valve, EGR valve for weak spring and found exhaust manifolds were causing heat shields to press tight...
2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW125X4
Good morning fellow techs, I have this Ford F150 with a 5.4 that came in with a Check Engine Light on and major misfire. Did a check and found plugs to be worn, installed new plugs, coil boots, and performed a fuel rail service. Also installed a new fuel injec... Trouble codes: P0302 (Misfire cylinder 2), P0316 (Enigine misfire detected on startup)
2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14534
Some time back truck came in for check engine light on had IMRC code and P0174 replaced IMRC actuator and repaired ground for the actuator was not able to duplicate P0174 at that time truck came back several weeks later P0174 returned Smoked tested with no res... Trouble codes: P0174 (Bank 2 lean)
2006 Ford Freestyle SE 3.0L suspension VIN: 1FMZK02116
Customer complains of fish tailing at highway speeds test drove and confirmed Two diff stlye tires, but customer doesn't want to spend 600.00 to have same problem realigned twice within specs. Thanks in advance!
2010 Ford F-350 6.7L Tpms VIN: UNKOWN0000
Got a odd ball question for you ford techs out there. My question is: is there a way to reprogram the preset tire pressure specifications for the tpm system? i have lifted this late model ford and installed 38x15.50x20 and in order for the truck to ride and dr...

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1995 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L Transfercase VIN: 1FTCR15U8S
Thanks for all the suggestions, this truck came in without a shift motor, some one else also put a lot of time into trying to get it t o work, we installed a shift motor on it, replaced the shift solenoids, and the gem module. After checking the original part ...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTNX21F4X
Thanks to you all for your help. Removed pressure relief valve and found rust in it. Cleaned it out, cleaned all of the crud out of filter bowl, replace filter and cap w/Ford parts and truck has not come back yet!
1999 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTYR10C4X
I am closing this one as not fixed only due to not having the time to find/replace the cylinder head yet.What I found was as I stated in update low compression cyl's 2,3,&4 (#4 the worst) and excessive leak down cyl #4 (but cls's 2&3 also had air leaking past ...
2002 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L headlamps VIN: 2FTRX18LX2
Thanks for all the replies, I may have got ahead of myself & frustrated during testing, forgetting my basic circuit testing skills. The headlamp supply circuit from BJB (fuse 3), tested okay until it was under load (tested using headlamp bulb), the fault was ...
2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.4L p1867, p1812 VIN: 1FTWW31R28
THis is not fixed we tried a transfercase module to no avail and the customer wanted to take it as is for they were busy at work.
2000 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Convertor VIN: 1MEFM59S1Y
Thanks to the four members that responded to this post. It did turn out to be a defective torque converter. Ford agreed to replace the entire unit at the dealership at no cost. It came with a 3year 100k warranty. In the small print the warranty indicated that ...
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