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1992 Ford Ranger Sport 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTCR10A8N
alright, customer says it does not run right. after a drive I agreed it was a crank and no start. after first diag it was determined to be a ign module. after installed stated right up drove it out the shop and it stalled. it started up tried again, it stalled...
1996 Ford F-350 XL 7.5L Timing Cover VIN: 1FDKF38G2T
I Have a 1996 California compliant F-350 460 engine. The Timing cover is rotton and it has a major coolant leak. The CA truck has a crank sensor and a different cover than a normal 460. Does any one know where I can get the correct part? Ford - discontinued D...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L tail lights VIN: 1FTNX21FXX
Earlier today a gentleman brought in his 99 F250 for a tail light inop symptom. Thinking this would be easy fix I took it on without an appointment and I have been scratching my head ever since. We have power to everything but the tail lights, if we apply powe...
2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L shifter VIN: 1FTZF17251
Installed a clutch in this truck, along with the hydraulics. After reassembly, I got in the cab to install the primary and secondary shifters. A note here. I had left the trans in neutral while doing both removal and install. I installed the primary shifter, t...
2002 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTRX18L52
I posted for this truck a few months ago, I closer to fixing it now. This truck is running lean, short term fuel trim is maxing out at 54%! The truck does run better when I disconnect the MAF. Fuel pressure is good at 32psi and jumping to 40psi with snap throt... Trouble codes: P1131, P1151
2004 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.0L overdrive VIN: 1FDXF46P34
fellow mechanics please help if you can. this ford truck will not go into over drive above 40 mph. this torqshift unit has never had any issues and has already been serviced with the correct filter and fluids prior to the overdrive issue. it will shift into ov...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSW21P25
Have no clue, came in on the tow truck with a no start. checked and yes no start. checked fuel presure at the fuel filter and have about 55 psi. When you pull the fuel filter out and pull fuel pump fuse you get no compression bubble coming from the injectors. ...

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1999 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L transfer case VIN: 1FTRX18L7X
i did recieve several replies, but none were helpful. the truck was sold w/o 4lo. lucky the customer did'nt care. i would still like to know what the problem was.
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L monitors VIN: 3FTNF20L93
First thanks to everyone for your time, especially Kenneth, Jeffrey and Justin. The obd drive cycle was followed correctly and from cold start. Jeffrey's idea of mode 6 worked, I found cyl 3 misfires at .12%. Not much but maybe enough. And Justin is also corre...
2004 Ford Excursion Limited 6.0L Hesitation VIN: 1FMSU43P04
After much time and headache, this truck is fixed. As most replies indicated, the fuel injectors were the problem. since we did not have the tools to test the injectors, we had a friend at Ford do the testing - 5 of 8 failed. I recomended Ford injectors, but t... Trouble codes: P0401.
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