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1998 Ford Explorer Limited 5.0L Check Engine Light VIN: 1FMZU35P7W
When driving go over rough road or bumps check engine light flickers
1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FMRU1769X
Actually my name is stacy...i'm bruce's daughter. He passed away a few weeks back , but i'm still running the shop. The last vehicle he worked on was a 1999 ford expidition. Was diagnosed with a bad fuel pump. He put a ford motorcraft fuel pump and fuel filter...
1999 Ford F-150 4.2L 1st gear engagement VIN: 1FTZX1723X
hi all, im having an issue with a 99 ford f-150 with a transmission concern. It does not want to go into 1st gear from a stop until you rev up the motor to about 3.5k to 4k rpm's. Then the gear engages very harshly and abruptly... if you can give me a hand, i ...
2001 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, lean VIN: 1FAFP45X21
Hello all ford guys, I have a 01 mustang gt with a 4.6. Car came in for a rough idle and low power problem after the customer installed own rario and had to jumstart car. I check and no data line run to radio. Car is running lean at idle and will intermitent l... Trouble codes: P0136, P0156, P1131, P1151
2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP55U22
Hi guys I have a 2002 Ford Tauras here that the Fuel cap off indicator light comes on at times, is currently on now, I have checked for codes and found no codes, evap or otherwise. I have performed evap leak test with IDS with no leaks found, and smoked system...
2003 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L blendor door actuator VIN: IFMZU72K13
Well guys, this is my wifes vehicle and as we all know, our own vehicle are usually the last to get fixed. Seeing as the temps are dipping below freezing, my wife would like some heat in her vehicle. This started last spring when my wire informed me that the ...
2005 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L noise VIN: 1FMZU73K95
Thanks in advanced for your help! My Issue on this Ford is what sounds like spark knock on heavy accel. I can make the noise during hard power break right as the wheels want to spin. I checked for codes and ran the KOEO and KOER test, no issues or codes found....
2005 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Will not take fuel VIN: 1FMZU73E15
Truck will not take fuel from a gas pump. Hes been adding fuel with gas cans for months. No codes,removed vent hose,vent valve and filter no problems. We dont find anyhting in the filler neck.thanks kevin
2006 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.8L fuel gauge VIN: 1FDXE45S96
Have truck here with customer complaint fual gauge goes to empty intermitently, perform pinpoint test for b1202 (open fuel sender ckt. and symptom chart, stated to replace sending unit, sending unit has already been replaced, verified proper operation of sendi...
1997 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L No Start, Stall VIN: 1LNLM82W6V
Stall on initial startup. There is an extended crank symptom and low idle followed by stall. We can then immediately start it again on the second attempt and no stall condition is present. No other driveability symptoms present. Only failure to stay running on...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1997 Ford F-350 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Lack of power VIN: 1FTJW36F6V
i replaced #3&6 injectors and the wiring harnesses. changed oil again and replaced all of the glow plugs. smoked like a barn on fire for the first few miled but did clear up. thanks everyone for all the help
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L #8 glow plug VIN: 1FTSW31F8Y
Huge thanks to everyone. As everyone said let it soak get it to slide up and down then crank it Boom out it comes never did find where it went but its back on the road again you guys are the best. Dennis
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L Unknown VIN: 1FDWX37P56
Dropped the pan and found a LOT of bushing shavings. Pulled the thing back out and apart. The only damage was the bushing in the hub that rides on the nose of the forward planetary carrier and the pump bushing. These scarred the forward carrier and the torque ...
2006 Ford Five Hundred Limited 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAHP25166
Thank you for the replies everyone. I was looking for a cylinder specific issue that was temperature related and although it took some rechecking of scope patterns I had already looked at, I did find the issue. The PCM fires multi spark below 1200 rpm and was ... Trouble codes: P0301 (misfire cyl 1), P0316 (misfire at start up).
2007 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Fuelgauge VIN: 1FTNF20507
Sorry I can't post an actual fix for this truck as of yet but we're still working on it. The Ford dealer programed the cluster as requested but the fuel gauge would still not work. I was informed that the sending unit was bad. They changed the fuel pump module...
2008 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Trans fluid VIN: 1FMFU16508
I am going to go ahead and close this. I have tried all things recommended by those on line here, by the manufacturer of the equipement, by the BG rep, and even by those who work on transmissions everyday. Everyone said to make sure it is hot, raise the idle...
1998 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L blower motor VIN: 1LNFM82W0W
I regretfully removed the dash and found absolutely nothing. Everything is in great condition. I triple checked the blower motor direction and the cage. I even swapped wires to make sure which blew better. From the start, my gut was telling me it was a des...
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