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1996 Ford Explorer XLT 5.0L Door Locks VIN: 1FMDU35P6T
Came in on a hook as a no start; jumped to start and locks started cycling. Removed drivers inner door panel to disconnect main door lock switch, disconnected switch and problem stopped; thought it was a bad switch, installed a new one from ford, problem retur...
2002 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L evap temp sensor VIN: 1FAHP60A62
need to know how to remove sensor and ist location evap temp sensor thanks in advance
2003 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Clutch Assy VIN: 1FAFP343X3
car came in to shop with clutch slipping in 5th gear clutch releasing high pedal install new cluth & pressure plate release bearing assy. now clutch slips in all gears and pedal releases real high goes in all gears fine but will slips all the time. thank for a...
2005 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSS34P75
I'm trying to change the glow plugs on this car and have a very difficult time to remove the connector on top of the glow plug. This glow plugs connector locate outside of the valve cover and it stuck solid into the head. Anyone with experience removing this c...
2008 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Trans fluid VIN: 1FMFU16508
We are trying to perform a transmission fluid exchange using a flush machine. It will not let us. We have the transmission temp up to 182 and we have tried it in park, neutral, drive, and reverse. All-data is showing a procedure that we are following, but it i...
1995 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L Warning chime, power windows VIN: 1LNLM82W2S
With key out of the ignition and the drivers door open the warning chime dings very fast. Close the door and the chime quits. The windows can be operated with out the key being on & when the key is in out of the ignition lock cylinder. The clock does not work....
2000 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM55S7Y
Please read the information I've provided carefully There are lots of postings for dual codes 175/172 rich on both banks (or 174/171 lean both banks) I do not have dual codes and there is a new MAF sensor installed. Based on the code and f/trims I decided to ... Trouble codes: P0175 (System too rich bank 1)

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1996 Ford F-350 XL 7.5L Timing Cover VIN: 1FDKF38G2T
First I am lierally in the middle of nowhere as far as a lot of commercial machine shops go. However most modern farm opperations have some sort of fabrication shop on the them. I found a local guy who built up the damaged area with aluminum welding wire and...
1997 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L no reverse, 2-3 shift VIN: 1FTFE2426V
Thank you for the help. I recieved the information needed. This transmission still should have moved in reverse even unpluged. As expected with a beat to death work truck they are not doing anything with it at this time. They will retire it or swap a trans fro...
2000 Ford Windstar 3.8L Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA5349Y
DPFE shorted internally caused all the problems listed.DPFE voltage was .14 volts prior to repair,after repair 1.00 volts.Lean codes did not return and intake noise disappeared.OLDRV & OLFLT did not recur after DPFE replacement.Just goes to show , repair the o... Trouble codes: P0302.
2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L shifter VIN: 1FTZF17251
THe shifter somehow got moved from neutral into gear, causing the lock-up. Took the cover back off, and aligned the 3 shift gates into the neutral positiion, all good now, thanks for the info guys!
2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty XLT 6.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FTSS34SX6
Thank you all for your replies.Thank you James,Paul,Edward,Robert,Jake,Michael for you help.Reflashed computer and had 3.5 At ect pid.Replaced throttle body assembly and van runs good idles good . Trouble codes: P0505.
2007 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L ABS light on VIN: 1FTPW14V07
Thanks for the help. Abs module is not sending voltage to the LF sensor. Ordered ABS module from Ford and it needs to be programmed by Ford. Waiting for customer to return.
2007 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L VCT Phasers VIN: 1FTPW14V57
I'll call it fixed, we all know better, it really needs a new motor. The owner knows as well, and is fully in the loop as to the nature of the bandaid and the potential for future catastrophic failure. But for now the truck is back on the road, has cam phaser ...
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