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2000 Ford Explorer Limited 4.0L Abs VIN: 1FMZU63E1Y
2000 Ford Explorer ABS motor starts running when coming to a stop. Only does it Below 5mph fairly consistent. when the motor turns on no data is shown on scanner until the motor stops running. we have checked all three speed sensors all appear to be good. pres...
2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L interior lights VIN: 1FT2F18261
What is happening is the GEM is telling me I have a door open on the drivers side. The interior and cargo lights are on when the door is shut. I replaced the latch switch and it did not fix the problem. Is there GEM problems or wiring that would cause this for...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Pushrod VIN: 1FTNW21F81
Several months ago this truck was towed to us, had injectors completely plugged up due to bad bio-fuel. We replaced all 8 injectors and the engine ran good but had an extra noise under load, kind of a "wah-wah", couldn't tell if it was from the exhaust or the ...
2005 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L starting VIN: 1FTRF12W95
This is an intermittent cold no start, originally at dealer with no communication on scanner, they replaced starter relay, started for a week. Vehicle came to us for blown out spark plug, fixed plug problem woudn't start cold, same problem , no crank, no commu...
2005 Ford Crown Victoria LX Sport 4.6L battery drain VIN: 2FAFP74W75
FORD GUYS My 05 crown vic has three issues ,, first headlights go out while driving , my guess is a light control module , i was able to get one from another shop , installed it and all was fine except shift interlock would not release . has anyone run int...
2005 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L Charging VIN: 54534FG4DF
car came in with batery light coming on aftrer long drive and come to a stop. i drove it for 45 mins nothing. i shut it off and tested battery and then started it and tested the alt. no charge. So i installed a alternator. started it up and then light came a...
2001 Lincoln Town Car Cartier 4.6L Steering VIN: 1LNHM82WX1
I really hope this isnt a stupid post. This car has a loud creak when the steering wheel is turned to the lock and you go over a bump. It does in going right or left, but is worse going left. The noise is only present when the vehicle is moving and the wheel i...
2004 Lincoln LS 3.9L Rad Fan VIN: 1LNHM87A74
Cust. stated radiator fan making noise while driving. (This is the hydraulic operated fan system) did not hear any unusual noise from fan but noted that in the bay while running at idle speed fan would go to full speed and remain there (no cycle). Dash gauage ...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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2001 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L blower/control head VIN: 1FMPU18L01
gem module and junction block corrected the problem which was caused from water intrusion.
2001 Ford Windstar 3.8L Stall VIN: 2FMZA51471
Thanks to all for suggestions.This had so many on going issues we finally went back to ECM to see if it was getting wet.Sure enough when I pulled it out there was evidence of water.Pulled cover off ecm to check board. It looked ok.Solder joints etc. Cleaned an...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L fuel VIN: 1FTSX21P15
Well it's finally back together and fixed. We replaced the High pressure oil pump and the tubes in the heads, we recieved a lot of great help explaining how the system works and the job of all the different parts, Knowing how every thing work it makes a lot mo...
2007 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L engine VIN: 1FDWF36P57
We are ordering compression tester to check compression like most of you suggested.Also working on why rpm is low.We will inform you of next status when the tool arrives.Thank you all for your time spent in trying to help fix this truck.God bless.
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