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1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L power steering filter VIN: 2FALP57U0T
hello. i need some help here. wondering if anyone else out there has had this problem?? taurus came in with the filter on the return line of the power steering along the left front area of the cradle blown out. we replaced the filter with oem filter. and it ha...
1997 Ford F-150 4.6L radiator VIN: 1FTDX18W8V
This F150 has had a repeat radiator failure. The radiator has failed 6 times. The failure is a leak at the seal between the plastic side tank and core. 1. Coolant has been flushed 2. Radiator cap has been replaced with OE after 2nd radiator (not holding pres...
1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Battery Draw VIN: 1FAFP53S3W
Hi Guys I have a draw on the battery in this Taurus that is driving me crazy. Had some weird diag before I found out I had to let the car set for 45 minutes to let the GEM shut down before accurate diag can begin. So what I have now is if I wait 45 mins and pu...
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTWX335XE
First off, I am not a diesel guy and I've never worked on a 7.3L Ford. I tip my hat to you folks who make a living off these monsters! This truck came in with the complaint of an intermittent no start (cranks fine) cold only. I load tested the batteries (350a ... Trouble codes: P0470 (Exhaust Backpressure System), P0475 (Exhaust Pressure Control System), P0500 (Vehicle Speed)
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L brakes VIN: 1FTRX18W31
I have a 4x4 f350 non-dually with a utility box and 100 gallon fuel cell, overhead rack. Basically the look of your typical contractors truck. Beside the other multiple other issue the truck currently has, these brakes are really frustrating me. The brakes wor...
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Accessories VIN: 1FTNW21F52
This ones got me pulling my hair out its wierd! started out with the radio and interior lights,power windows staying on all the time, after the key was removed they will eventually go out after the battery saver relay kick out. I first had a hard time because ...
2005 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Reduced power VIN: 1FTRF12295
Greetings: Truck Came in with both codes set and ck eng light on. Followed Diag. Tree and saw nothing out of spec. Tech line said to ck the air duct tubing from the air cleaner to the throttle body for any cracks or unmetered air. We put a new air cleaner in i... Trouble codes: P2106 (Throttle Actuator Control System- Forced limited power), P061B
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FTSX21R58
Hi all, this truck was towed in stalled on freeway, lost power and stalled, will crank with a no start, we found the engine oil had diesel in it and was overfilled due to excess diesel, we changed the oil just to get some fresh stuff in there and we got the en...
2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L display VIN: 1LNHM87A9Y
all letters for gear selection appear on the dash except for P for park, tried a new switch but no difference, any help appreciated, thanks
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...
2004 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L No Start VIN: 4M2ZU86K64
veh came in,,, starts for a moment and then dies. r/r fuel pump,, no fuel pressure. r/r frps. still no pressure. i have 12 volts to the pump but no fuel,, so i put in another pump,, still no start,, run koeo,, p1237 comes up,,, any help would be appreciated Trouble codes: P1237

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1964 Ford Mustang 4.3L Generator VIN: 5F07F18248
First I would like to think all that responded,especially Bob and Bill who were both from Virginia, Bob offered some excellent information as did Bill and Bill was kind enough to take the time to send me the adjustment procedure for this regulator, as to the f...
1999 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Busts Servo Cover VIN: 1FMZU34E5X
This Explorer is not getting fixed. Most of the replys said the trans shop was not rebuilding the trans right. The 3 trans they took out of the Explorer have been rebuilt & put in other vehicles with out problems,thats why the trans shop said it had to be some...
1999 Ford Windstar 3.0L 3.0L No Start VIN: 2FMZA51U1X
Thanks to everyone who replied. Most of you were right on the money with a power or ground issue. Problem is this van had already passed through a dealership & they couldn't fix it but different things had already been done & it left me in a bit of a quandry. ...
2001 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Fuel Guage VIN: 1FMRU15L41
Well, come to find out, the first new pump installed in the vehicle, was the wrong length, hence, the inaccuracy of the guage, and the fuel cut out. The tech that installed the pump,needless to say, no longer works at our facility. The mulitple codes from the ...
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FTRX12WX6
thanks for your help and your time, I got a very helpfull info, most of replys was about plugs,some was about VCT sensor and may timming retrded in one side,Indir was the only one got the fix, he said "Is it possible that the engine is not misfiring and this...
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTSX21P56
I apologize for the delay in response guys but here we go. Some excellent suggestions. We had to wait on the customer to get his funds together. We replaced all injectors and fuel pump. We checked fuel pressure and found it to be low (28-32psi). Buzz test was ... Trouble codes: P0263 (Cylinder no 1 balance/contribution).
2006 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTPW14566
Thanks for the help the truck runs good I checked oil pressure it was 33 psi at idle which was good,so I bought a cam phaser for the left side (bank two)run good now. Trouble codes: P0022, P0305, P0308.
2007 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L "wrench light" VIN: 2FAHP71W57
Several replies related to ignition system concerns & all okay. We have checked mode 6 & there are no misfire counters present. No misfires monitored on test drive either. No trans codes. Spark plugs are new, coil packs good. Inspected air filter housing per ...
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