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1995 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 2FDKF37F25
GOOD EVENING FORD 7.3L TECS. This truck was dropped off several days ago, complaint was, runs great 5 -100 miles. Stop for cup of coffee and truck will not restart, til it cools down for several hours. Cranks fine, lots of battery power, has rpm signal when cr... Trouble codes: P0476 (p0478-), P0478
1998 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L heater core VIN: 1FMRU1760W
Customer complains of gurgling sound from under the dash on acceleration. We have confirmed this sound like air in the cooling system .. but coolant full in both radiator and reservoir. Any other shops that have issues like this ... we are familiar with work...
2003 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L cooling system VIN: 1FTRW08633
wow this ones blowing my mind. Truck was towed in from another shop for head gaskets. Just can't seem to accept that. Press test. held pressure. Coolant was full when I got it, no coolant in oil, no sweet smell from exhaust. Test drove, no overheat great heat ...
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTSW31L24
came in running surging no maf reading fuel press 45psi checked plug at maf 12volts good grd 5v rev then lost com with data pcm installled used pcm with same result
2005 Ford Freestar SE 3.9L No Start, Misfire VIN: 1FMZK02185
Vehicle has a no start condition in the morning. The customer states that they have to hold the throttle open to start the engine.The vehicle was brought in for testing and while here it would start and run rough breifly then smooth right out. We replaced plug... Trouble codes: P0316 (missfire occured in the 1st 1000 rpm)
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L transmission VIN: 1FTNX31Y75
what this truck does is drop the range select sensor reading while driving and put the vehicle in limp mode, start the tow haul flash. We have checked the wiringing multiple times to all the internal transmission components both from the pcm and the internal ...
2006 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Right Turn Signal VIN: 1FMPU17516
Caling all Ford Techs, This Ford Expedition came in with the customer stating that the right blinker operation was intermittent and failed safety inspection. We found that the blinkers are perfectly fine until the headlights are turned on, at which point the ...
2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Air Suspension VIN: 5LMFU27R3L
This Naviagator is killing me. Car belongs to my parents neighbor. Replaced pump, relay, and repaired leaks two months ago when front end totally bottomed out and pump inop. The other day without warning, front end was down again. Right front is totally bottom...
2004 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L random electrical VIN: 1MEFM55S74
Customer states that on occasion, car cranks but dosen't start. When this occurs he hears a clicking coming from the dash area, and sometimes door ajar light comes on. Gas mileage indicator seems to change by a larger than normal margin. So far, after waiting ...

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1999 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FTYR14C4X
thanks to everyone for your input. we found timing belt jumped teeth. thats one headache i hope i dont get again. you guys rock... Trouble codes: P0303, P0304.
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.8L Courtesy Lights VIN: 1FTNX21S52
Thanks for all the replies, the customer asked that we just make it so the dome light would work with the dash switch and let it be done. Jumpers across the switch turned off the dash door open light. Customer satified and took the truck. Not really the conclu...
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, Running rich VIN: 1FDWF36Y05
Sorry it has taken so long to close this but it has been NUTS the past week. Sorry to say, this one is NOT fixed. All of you had some useful information however, we could not get to the bottom of it. Replaced all plugs, 4 coils, removed cat, replaced o2 that h... Trouble codes: P0141, P0446.
2005 Ford Mustang 4.0L Fuel Gauge VIN: 1ZYFT80N35
Thanks to All Who Replied-- Iatn is Really A Huge Help!!! I'll Be Working on This Mustang in Mid December to Repair Gauge Issue. After Speaking With Jim in Oregon, I'll Hope The Reason For Failure is Related to Stepper Motor Issues With Instrument Cluster-- So...
1999 Lincoln Continental 4.6L Suspension VIN: 1LNHM97V7X
Thanks gents, it looks like i'll have to save up some money on this one, it's the old $800.00 from ford it looks like. No luck with any other sources for now. Thanks all the same.
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