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1988 Ford F-350 XL 7.5L Starting VIN: 2FTJW35G6J
Hello everyone i need some help on this one. The truck will start 5 to 8 times with a new starter solenoid on it then the solenoid will stick and keep the starter on. The starter is drawing about 250 amps. I have put 3 starters on 5 solenoid from motor craft t...
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)
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L oip pressure and no start VIN: 1FTSF31F7Y
good morning tecs. I have a 2000 ford f350 super duty here and it starts some times.Cust ran it out of oil 2-3 times because high pressure oil line was leaking. We replaced the line and have been having trouble ever since.also had a problem with the glow plugs...
2007 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Slow fuel fill VIN: 1FMEU73E37
Customer complained of a slow fuel fill while at the gas pump. There is a code an emissions code in the computer. P0451. The filler neck was clear of debris. There is a TBS about early Fuel Nozzle Shut-Off (TBS# 07-25-3) We followed the TSB and disconnected t... Trouble codes: P0451 (EVAP Emission Control System Pressure Sensor Range)
2008 Ford Fusion SE 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAHP07Z88
car starts & runs fine has cam sensor fault swapped sensors - fault comes right back tested wiring & connectors - ok checked voltages -ok we had to take off the crank tone ring on front of crank -realigned to factory specs - could this cause these fault codes Trouble codes: P0340 (cam sensor), P0344 (cam sensor)
1992 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: 2MECM75W3N
Emission failure HC and CO the above repairs brought the CO down from 152 to 104 but limit in CT is 65. It also brought HC down from 6.40 to 4.30 but limit is .35 The Maf had been previously cleaned but there was a code for it, battery was disconnected over ni...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Cooling VIN: 1FAFP58U1X
the hose assembly being different is an update and ford was the same. i didnt recieve much about removing the hose described but, i did remove it and installed a shorthose from w-pump 3/4to 5/8 (has one 90)because the new hose doese exactly what the old did.. ...
2000 Ford F-150 4.2L Anti Theft VIN: 1FTZX1721Y
First of all, the blown fuse was fuse #3 in the under the dash fuse panel, which fed the cigarette lighter. Anyways, I dont believe I really fixed the car, came in monday morning and everything was working fine. Ran the vehicle for awhile in the shop as well...
2002 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L Wheel Bearing VIN: 1FAFP38X2W
Maybe I jumped the gun on this one. Customer has had vehicle over a week now and said it is much better than it has been. Thanks for the replies as there was some info about recall for the LR that I was not aware of.
2004 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L random electrical VIN: 1MEFM55S74
Well, when I posted this, the elderly gentleman who drives it had been dealing with this problem for about a week, when he came to us. He had been visiting a friend at the local hospital, and when he came out this time, he decided he better do something about...
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