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1997 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Starter VIN: 1FALP45X1V
I know the starter is bad in this car, I was just wondering if you guys know if there is a special way to remove it. There is hardly any room under the car, and you can't even see it from above or the wheel well. Please let me know, Thanks
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L No Start VIN: 3FDWF3650X
Hello All This truck was towed in last winter with the same problem. It has no spark or injector pulse, and no rpm signal on data pid while cranking. Last year we put in a crank and cam sensors, the truck still wouldn't start. We had a crank sensor signal thou...
2006 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L noise VIN: IFMPU18556
This car came here from a car lot with a valve tick complaint. My fellow techs, bless their hearts tore right into it and replaced the cam, rockers, and lifters on the driver side. Noise did not change. That is the point I got it. What I am hearing is you can ...
1998 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L oil in coolant VIN: 1LNFM92V3W
I had this lincoln come in with several oil leaks in November and the Customer wanted the hoses replaced and a coolant flush at the same time. Upon opening the radiator cap we noticed a large amount of oil resting ontop of the coolant. We did notice the oil fi...
2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L brake pedal VIN: 5LMFU28R03
Hello everyone.just want to say thanks in advance.I have a 03 navigator 4x4 with trac light on and a soft pedal.codes c1281 and c1998.my test lead me to abs unit.has anyone else had any of these.would like to know if im missing any thing

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1995 Ford F-250 XLT 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTHX26F2S
used ipr and high pressure pump solved problem, special thanks to Justin in texas for anser to my question of how to check ipr valve off car .
2000 Ford F-150 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FTRX17W8Y
Thanks for all the great replies. I tried all the information that was provided. The problem was I could only get it to act up under certain conditions for a limited amount of time. The codes that came up were for ignition primary faults. I waited to close... Trouble codes: P0354, P0356, P0355.
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L No Start VIN: 1FTWW33S8Y
Found an open to the crank sensor customer had damaged harness when installing engine. Now it starts anyway seems to run ok.Its still in pieces so now sure if other issue will arise.Thanks.
2002 Ford Explorer Limited 4.0L Starting VIN: 1FMZU73K62
Hey all, customer finally towed it home. I did all I could do by ruling out all but theft system. Would have to go to dealer for that. Thanks all so very much for trying to help me. You are all the best. Happy new year IATN members...Rick
2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L engine VIN: 1FTPW14584
Sorry IATN members...but customer left without bringing the vehicle back once "he figured" out the problem...But I do appreciate all of your responces..Thank you
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNX21P74
This truck is fixed-A replacement FICM took care of the problem. Now for what I learned and what may help some of you in the future. Michael from Ohio said the ficmmpwr would be the 1st thing he would have looked at-I'm not sure if this would be for me now bu...
2005 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FMYU931X5
Sorry took so long in posting fix. The end result after being able to find some known good coils and the use of a ford WDS Iwas able to determine that front three coils were no good. The escape would now start but run with a missfire on the back three cylinder...
2004 Lincoln Town Car Executive L 4.6L right air spring(bag)
I have checked everything that each one of you replied and looks like im going to have to find someone with an IDS to recalibrate the suspension, the ford dealership here does not want to touch it. The front suspension and frame look ok. Thanks, i will write m...
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