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2001 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FAFP33P61
This car has come from another shop, they replaced the coil, plugs and wires, and EGR valve. This one will run rough (feels like secondary misfire)when at cruise. It runs smoothly at idle and under accl. we have found that if the EGR valve is disconnected the ...
2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Wipers VIN: 1FMCU04101
The motor assembly came with no wiring diagram. What i need is the information for the new plug to the motor, i can get the original plug information 5 wire flat.. The new plug is a 5 wire, however it is 3pins and then 2 pins below.. We did try the pin 1 to pi...
2002 Ford Explorer Limited 4.0L Starting VIN: 1FMZU73K62
Hey all. Customer had this truck towed to our shop. His wipers would not shut off so he got out under the hood and messed with the various relays in the power fuse block. He says after that the vehicle would not start but I can't trust that information. Anyway...
2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP58U05
inttermittent no start, fuel pressure ok and has spark. crank signal present.
2005 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FTPW14535
Truck came in last week for checkover(Customer bought 1 month ago) - We suggested plugs(were original) - Of course 5 of 8 plugs broke off, which we were able to get all out(3 valves per cylinder 5.4 motor) - Customer drove truck & 4 days later(90 miles) came b...
2007 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTSW21P57
ok guy's i have this truck smell fuel under hood seems to be coming through breather system,smokes out breather,cust says it puddles we have not seen this,also smokes white smoke when you first start for a few min.thanks for any help eddie
1996 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L Dash VIN: 1LNLM81W4T
When crank vehicle and even while driving a knocking noise is in dash above radio & a/c. The problem continues even with ac or radio off & even while vehicle is at a stop. Some mornings it does it & some it does not.
1997 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MELM55UXV
Here goes. Vehicle originally came in after sitting 4 years in customers driveway. Vehicle somehow started and drove 3 miles to our shop on old gas. After running a short time in our service bay the engine started making a tapping noise. Found #3 intake valve ... Trouble codes: P0135 (O2 heater circuit b1s1), P0141 (O2 heater circuit b1s2), P0155 (O2 heater circuit b2s1), P0161 (O2 heater circuit b2s2)

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1998 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Rear Air Bags VIN: 1FMPU18L2W
Thanks for all advice; customer decided to go with the air ride elimination kit, on recommendation from Dan and Ernest.
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L horn VIN: 1FTNW21F32
Thanks for the replies but customer had to take vehicle and has not come back in for me to check out any further but when he does I will send feedback. I know all of you are [...] about the horn contacts behind the air bag is the issue. Thanks again for the r...
2006 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Right Turn Signal VIN: 1FMPU17516
Many thanks to those who replied to our request for help! All of the the info was helpful, but we want to lend special thanks to Jake from Minnesota who was on track with his suggestion of a possible connection between the trailer park lamp circuit and the act...
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