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2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FMZU72E6T
This truck has miss fires on cylinders 1 and 4 and we have tried everything that has come to mind so any help will be great. Thanks to all and happy holidays.
2000 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L lights, trunk release, locks VIN: 1FAHP3831Y
This is a strange one. When trunk release button is used, dash lights, turn signal lamps, marker lamps and license lamps all illuminate for a few moments. Problem is intermittent and when it does NOT act up, the electric door locks do not operate. The trunk re...
2002 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L crank no star VIN: 2FUGR43VD3
iam working on this for van, that i dont know what to do any help wiil be helpfull,the service engine lith flashes ones wen i turn the key on wiil star, if i turn the key on and the lith wont flash it will not star, i never see this before if any one face this...
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L Low Power VIN: 1FTNX21F52
Customer brought vehicle in for failed emissions due to MIL light. Recent purchase with no history. Customer had another shop replace ICP sensor and IPR under advise from dealer. I checked high pressure pump pressures by first blocking oil delivery at head and... Trouble codes: P1209 (Injector Peak Delta Fault), P1211 (ICP Higher or Lower than desired)
2003 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L Valve Spring VIN: 1FTRW07633
Has anyone seen a 4.6L Ford Romeo engine with a broken valve spring on # 5 cyl.Scanner showed missfire on cyl. #5 and cyl. #1 and #2. No problem found with #1 or #2.Engine runs but makes a ticking noise.
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDWF36P54
1) Repaired GPCM and r/s GP Harness - this fixed glow plug codes. 2) Cranks and no start, no smell of fuel. Fuel seems disabled 3) Oil in degas bottle 4) ICP Volts never over .26 Volts (cranking) 5) ICP Pressure at 6-10 PSI Misc: FICMLPWR - 11.5/FICMVPWR - 12...
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNX21P74
Customer Hauled in -mad at Ford dealer because this is 4th tow since Thanksgiving. Pulled in shop-acted like it wanted to start at times but would not stay going. Battery went dead after short amount of cranking. Spent 45 minutes cleaning and servicing battery...
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L Turbo VIN: 1FDWF34P06
Truck came in for low power. Found codes for (P2262) "turbo boost not detected". On test drive you can hear the turbo begin to operate, but only one time. After that there is no boost. When using the bi-directional controls with a scanner, the turbo can be ope...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1998 Ford F-150 4.6L Misfire, jumps VIN: 2FTZX18W9W
Well all is well at my shop again well here goes the miss was from the plugs and wires no more hick-uping the pcv boot was clapsing but I didn't see any holes no smoke machine YET. But I replaced it any way. Thanks to all who spent time replying.
2003 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP55223
Never did get the car to act up for us-ended up swapping the pcm relay out with the headlamp relay-only time will tell-last time it was 3 months-Thanks for all the replies-Deke
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.8L instument cluster VIN: 1FTNW21SO3
Hello to all and thank you to the replies. This is a wonderful sight with a lot of valueable information. The fix on this beast was a burnt circuit in the fuse panel. That is what a higher amperage fuse can do! Even though I had voltage going across the f2-45 ...
2003 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FMYU03173
Thanks to all was the cat in the rear of the exhaust. Merry X-Mas to all an happy newyear. Thanks again
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FTWX32P73
OK, Sorry I should have clarified holding my foot on pedal slightly while cranking in order to increase injector output, Once started then held foot to floor to blow out white smoke( or excessive fuel in cylinder ). Thanks to all of you who replied. Replaced E... Trouble codes: P2290, P2614, P2617.
2005 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FTPW14535
Well this one should be fixed. The customer came back today after putting on 300 miles. It did NOT burn any oil(was at full) - When I originally checked the oil level, it looked fairly clean on the dipstick, but when we drained it, the oil was very dirty. My t...
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