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1996 Ford F-150 XLT 4.9L Spark VIN: 1FTEF15Y2T
Truck came in a couple of times check engine light on code p0384 cran position b sensor which is in the distributor, replaced distributor and couldn't set timing harmonic balancer was bad, replaced it customer didn't make it home. Stalled out. Got it back to t...
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Oil Pressure VIN: 1FTSF31F8X
Thanks in advance for any assistance. I have no history on this vehicle, was just purchased by a coworker. The truck came in for oil light coming on after being driven a few miles. Verified complaint and checked oil pressure at idle and found 4psi and then c...
2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FCKE39L64
at 55 mph runs like cat converter is stopped up. transmission doesn't want to shift to 4th or will down shift to 3rd if in 4th. let off accelator it will shift on 1st or 2nd attempt. does not do this everyday. after it shifts it will run as fast as you want. 7... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175, P2196, P2198
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Coolant VIN: 1FTNX20PX4
Thanks in advance. I replaced coolers due to blown EGR cooler 2K miles ago. Customer called and said oil in coolant now, degas bottle over flowing. This wasn't occuring before I replaced the coolers. I am having it towed to me. My question is: will blown head ...
2004 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L Stall VIN: 1FAHP56S14
Vehicle was driven in by a mature customer with underhood noise he suggested may be an AC pulley on mon afternoon- temp about 20 out, went to pull in tue am and vehicle would not idle, had to 2 foot to keep running to enter bay, call to cust said was always ga... Trouble codes: P1000, P0511, P1633 (KAM low)
2004 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L pcm VIN: 1FTYR10D84
hello,we have a 2004 ranger that came here from another shop,they changed plugs and wires did a coolant flush and installed a new thermostate. the engine will shut down from code p1285 (cylinder head overtemp)ONLY when you get on the freeway. checked cooling s...
2005 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDXE45S45
VEHICLE came for a check engine light on ,had a p0191 code, fuel rail pressure range problem. I went ahead and replace the sensor with no change. The same code come right back on the second start. Heard about a possible pcm reflash so I did it even if there wa... Trouble codes: P0191
2006 Ford Five Hundred SEL 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAHP23106
hello techs ; have this ford five hundred with po355 fault code. after clearing this ign.circuit malfunction, vehicle runs strong. till check eng lite returns ,begins running rough again. cyl. # five. been thru knowledge base any help sure appreciated T.I.A T.... Trouble codes: P0355
2008 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L 1st Gear VIN: 2FAFP71V88
This unit came in for a hesitation when shifted from park or neutral to drive. I verified the concern and overhauled the tranny (4r70). The problem is still there though. The tranny shifts fine through all gears with no slipping. But, sometimes when you shift ...

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1994 Ford Bronco Eddie Bauer 5.8L Unknown VIN: 1FMEU15H3R
I monitored the TCC on my scanner while driving and though when it did kick in in lower gears and not shutter the shutter coicided with shutter at highway speeds. I found the wire to the tcc clutch and cut it and test drove no more shutter. The bronco has ...
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Engine VIN: 1FTNW21P54
Thanks again to all that chimmed in. Finally got he OK to pull the cab and pull the engine. The engine spit a rod, wicked lower engine damage. Talked about dropping in a Ford complete ready to go engine for around 16K plus 30 hours in labor. But I found a use...
2002 Mercury Villager (Van) 3.3L cruise control VIN: 4M2ZV11T32
Thanks to all that replied. Long from TX said that if the horn works, the click spring is ok. The horn does work. He recommended pulling codes but the cruise ecm does not support self diag. Myk from Alberta pointed out that if a stop light bulb were out or int...
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