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1997 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FTDR15XXV
Truck idles and drives well. Runs very rich. Ecm will go into closed loop at first--short term fuel trim -23, inj pulsewidth 2.7ms, o2 sensors at .89v. Eventually, ecm goes to open loop with stft at +3. Emissions remain very high and o2 sensors remain at .89v.... Trouble codes: P1132 (Rich run bank 1), P1152 (Rich run bank 2)
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Transmission VIN: 1FTSF31FXX
Hi Guys I have a truck with problems it came in a couple off weeks ago and customer stated it chattered when it shifted into second. I could not duplicate the concern but after customer told me it sat all summer I suggested a trans service and a bottle of Luca...
2001 Ford Focus SE 2.0L fuel pump redesign VIN: 1FAFP38381
Looking for help, Ford has redesigned the fuel pump for this vehicle. The instructions in the new fuel pump say to use OTC tool number 310-133 to remove old fuel pump retaining hardware (keeps fuel pump in the tank, is NOT on top of the fuel pump). The OTC too...
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L horn VIN: 1FTNW21F32
Customer came in with horns not working he had it at the dealer and they told him he needed horns and a air bag. We check it out, horns did not work due to they were disconnected. check horns both did not work, customer wanted them replaced we replaced the hor...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FAF579463
This truck came into the shop with a no start condition. We found it needs a fuel injection control module. After talking to some buddies at the ford dealership about replacing this module, apparently some need programming with installation and some don't. Is ...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L engine VIN: 1FDWW37P93
truck came in for no power would not run over 30mph.had code p0275 #5 injector balance problem changed injector erased codes none returned passed injectored buzz test.went to test drive.when truck is cold runs fine.as truck warms up a surge onhard accel develo...
2003 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.0L High Idle Only 5th And Reverse Code Po962 VIN: 1FDFAF57P8
This vehichle is in alaska only fifth and reverse. High idle 860rpm instead of 640rpm. No ford dealer near buy closes one is 1,000 miles away. That is pretty much it help.
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 Lincoln Town Car Executive L 4.6L right air spring(bag)
Came in with right rear end sagging a little by 2 inches. I checked for codes and none were found. Deflated both the air springs, and the pump inflated both of them up to the same height as before, right side sits 2 inches lower. I sprayed the bag with a foamy...
2007 Lincoln MKZ 3.5L No Start VIN: 3LNHM28TX7
One for you Ford guys. Got this Lincoln that a used car lot put a new PCM in and they want me to program it because I have IDS. After programming I get a no crank with a P1639 and P1260. PATS will not program. Did not have the original PCM to pull data out of ... Trouble codes: P1639 (PCM files corrupted not programmed), P1260 (PATS not programmed)

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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L MIL Lamp on, Injector pump noise VIN: 1FTNX21P83
Thank you for the help. Up-dated all the soft ware for the ficm and the injector buzzing was illiminated. Customer declined to diagnose the egr at this time Dana Trouble codes: P0404, P0405 (Egr sensor A circuit low).
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