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1999 Ford Windstar 3.0L 3.0L No Start VIN: 2FMZA51U1X
Well, you all will like this, 99 winstar bought by a friend of mine at the auction...no start, theft light flashing rapidly, no communication on the scanner even though there is power & ground. It does crank but no injector pulse, fuel pressure or fire. relays...
2001 Ford Explorer Limited 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU70E21
I am looking for pattern failure issues that I may nor know about. I have too many hrs into this thing already. The other shop replaced the coil twice, intake gaskets twice...part number looks like a full manifold set. They replaced plug wires, also. I have tr... Trouble codes: P0302
2003 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Mechanical VIN: 2FM2A52493
hey every body i have a 73000 milage that will not go into any forward or revese gear i have no codes we installed uesed trnsm with no chinge all fues are ok any helb
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L fuel VIN: 1FTSX21P15
Hello, We do not work on a lot of diesels but this one was towed in at night, the story is it quit running while driving, We scaned it and had a p2291 Injector control pressure to low,We replaced the ICP regulator and switch.It still will not start. should'nt ...
2001 Lincoln Continental 4.6L Hesitation, Stall VIN: ILNME1234X
ok here goes nothing... customer can drive for a few minutes and then the wont accelerate, when this happens the tach goes to 0 and the fuel gauge reads full, the PRNDL dispaly on the dash will go blank. you can give it gas and the engine will rev intermittenl... Trouble codes: U1009, U1027, U1059
2004 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L air bag system VIN: 5LMFU27R84
Lincon come is for the front sagging and riding on bump stops when cold. If it sits out side overnite durring exstreem cold (below 30) the front sags all the down as if there is no air in the system. Upon starting up the vechile the motor runs and i have air p...
2008 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Fuel Smell VIN: 5LMFU28548
Greetings. Vehicle came in 1 week ago with complaint of fuel smell inside the cabin. No obvious fuel leak, but with 4 gas analyzer pickup up 100 HC readings around #3 fuel injector. Plastic injector bodies, parts fairly inexpensive, so we put in a full set of ...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1996 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L shift cable VIN: 1FMCU24X1T
The shifter problem is fixed.While I didn't drop the oil pan I did inspect the the shifter linkage in the dash for looseness. Everything was tight in the column so I took a closer look at the other end by the trans.I decided to put the trans in 1st gear then a...
2002 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Stripped Custom 7.3L Stall VIN: 1FDXE45F52
We are calling this one fixed. After contacting the customer and a few thousand miles of service on this unit no problems have arose. I am to the understanding that heat and moisture are the killers of the IDM's on the 7.3L engines. Well how much more hea... Trouble codes: P0340, P1105, P1106.
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L door locks VIN: 1FTNW21PX3
Thank God its fixed did find vsm it was behind dash I didnt look behind whte insulation found problem somebody cut voltage supply wire pink with white tracer from fuse 19 I think they were trying to use it for the brake box. thanks again for all the help
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSW31P33
Thank you for all your help. We also did fuel pressure test. Then after having the truck plugged in overnight it did fire with the old FICM. However it was running with only 20 volts. We found an aftermarket FICM that did not need to be flashed and install... Trouble codes: P0275 (Cylinder 5 not contributing), P0284 (Cylinder 8 not contributing), P0480 (Coolant fan circuit), P2617 (CKP open).
2005 Ford F650 6.0L No Start VIN: 3FRNF65C05
Basics, Basics, Basics I was able to borrow a Genysis with the Heavy Duty software and connector for the 9pin Duetz connector and found no communication with either the FICM or PCM. The F550 uses Ford electronics and the F650 uses International electron...
1999 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Cylinder #4 VIN: 5LMPU28A0X
I'm sorry guys but I can't tell you what has failed with this truck since the customer decided to pick it up and pray. So I put the plugs, coils and coil covers back in it and they drove it away. Still driving it today, they towed in their truck for a fuel p...
2005 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 5LMFU28505
We have fixed this vehicle. Fortunately all of you were wrong. Everyone locked in on the cam timing being off because of the recent repair instead of being objective of the symptoms. The cams were not off a tooth. While that was a fair assumption, i feel it... Trouble codes: P0345.
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