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1996 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L shift cable VIN: 1FMCU24X1T
Hi all.Thanks in advance for any help. I got a 1996 explorer sport 2 door with a 4.0l Eng and a 4R55E trans. I just rebuilt the transmission and am having troubles with the cable. The old one was seized up so I put a new OEM shift cable on it.The shift lever i...
1999 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Busts Servo Cover VIN: 1FMZU34E5X
This Explorer belongs to a guy that workes at our shop. We don't work on tranmissions. Less than a year ago the trans went bad & the local trans shop rebuilt it. In a few months the servo cover broke the fluid blew out & burnt the trans up.The trans shop repla...
2001 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP55S71
Cel code p0305, swapped injectors, replaced plugs, wires, and coil(aftermarket coil).still cylinder 5 idle is a little eratic and when u drive normal no light but when you step on the throttle and reach 56-60 hesitation and check engine light flashe... Trouble codes: P0305 (Misfire cylinder 5)
2002 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Stripped Custom 7.3L Stall VIN: 1FDXE45F52
Engine replaced at 220000 due to fuel contaminated coolant, injector cup(s) failure. (Ford REMAN engine) Customer complaint is the vehicle may stall and not restart after driving 20 to 30 miles. (Have not got to duplicate.) I replaced the Cam sensor due to th... Trouble codes: P0340, P1105, P1106
2002 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L No Start VIN: 1FAHP60A32
We have early 2002 T-bird in the shop for the 4th time with a failed fuel pump. It has 3 NEW ford fuel pump assy's. The first time the car came in it was a condo car with a failed fuel pump. 0 Fuel pressure and good power and ground at fuel pump assy. Replaced...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L door locks VIN: 1FTNW21PX3
Need help with this one customer brought me the truck and said he went out to go to work and noticed the remote door lock wasnt working so he used his key to open the door after getting in the he said the lights inside werent working. I put a scanner to check ...
2004 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Drive-axles VIN: 1FTPW14554
This truck came in with a clicking noise in the driverside front of truck found the 4x4 was not locking in traced vacuum hoses on the driverside and found one was broke up by the abs pump. Of heres were it gets funny i have alldata and i cant find any weres wi...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1FTSW21PX5
hello and thanks to all. this ford is kicking my butt here. when driving and accelurating hard is seems to cut out or surgeing. i notice the exhaust temp spikes to 1600 ferrenhite and the boost fluxuates around 27 to 30. this surging dose not start untill the ...
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FTRX12WX6
Hi Ford techs, I need your help in this truck. Customer concern (as he said ) too much vibration at hi speed from 100 to 120 KM, road test with power balanc test using IDS found too much Misfire at Cyl#8 so I replaced the cyl 8 ign coil, reflached PCM with lat...

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1999 Ford F-150 4.6L No Gears At All VIN: 2FTRXO7W3X
Hi dear fellows!!! sorry for the delay i just wanted to make sure it was a fix, the deal was the torque converter, the splines were gone, it looks like the thrust movement on the flex plate caused to grind them down, so we replaced it and it is gone, thanks t...
1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L ride control VIN: 1FMPU18L9X
after going through test x in factory flowchart.Had a few responses on this one. If the pump fuses are good and pump is getting no power and you use a power probe to power it up and it triggers the circuit breaker right away the motor is over drawing and has t...
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSW31F81
thanks for the advise guys and girls,what we found is the dope smoking ford engineers don"t know what they are doing again.we tested all the cam sensors that are out there for this beast and determined that the one that reads the closest to right is the first ... Trouble codes: P0269, P0284, P1276.
2001 Ford Mustang 3.8L monitors not reset VIN: 1FAFP40441
I send customer to dealer for PCM reflash. I just cannot figure out what is causing monitor not running. PCM goes iton closed loop. Coolant temp 190 Plus. O2 sensors switches perfectly. Hopfully reflashing will cure the problem. Otherwise he needs a new PCM.
2003 Ford Focus SVT 2.0L Hard start cold VIN: 3FAHP37543
We had replaced plugs/wires w/the head job along with some pcv plumbing. I tried a different brand MAF (yah, I know Cardone stuff is marginal at best, but it's what was readily available) and came up with the same results. We did put the correct oil/filter i...
2004 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 2FAFP71WX4
well this one is fixed. i over thought this one big time i should have gone back to the basics. what ifound was a high resistance in the maf signal wire (not the return). opened thye harness near the wheel well and there it was a bubble in the wire. had i just... Trouble codes: P0175.
2006 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FTPX12516
First off I want to thank everyone that responded. It was a real eye opener to find all this information out. I specifically want to thank Timothy from Wisconsin for hitting the nail right on the head. I checked the truck's oil pressure when it was hot and whe...
2007 Ford Mustang 4.0L Shifts VIN: 1ZVHT80N87
Car just came back in, I replaced the valve body with another reman and it is working fine now. I now have control of both a & b pressure solenoids
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