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1987 Ford F-350 XL 7.5L Piston VIN: 1FDKF3715H
This engine keeps eating #5 piston it has been replaced once after rebuild.i think i'm chasing a detonation problem but what concerns me is twice on the same cylinder piston has come apart. What my question is if anyone knows what the total advance for a gang ...
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1999 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L 2nd gear VIN: 2FMZA5249X
Hello fellow trans techs, Need to bounce this off of you, Trans (AX4S) seemed to shift fine cold but after trans fluid warms up first is ok, second shifts in but when you coast around 10 mph it like goes into neutral and the motor revs up and then you feel a s...
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2000 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Rod Knock VIN: 1FAFP42X9Y
My brothers mustang sounds to have lower engine crank knock called me i went over one quater showing on dipstick so vehicle was low on oil. It diffentialy sounds like rod knock just asking if there is a inherited problem in these engine of such low mileage the...
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2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWE35L64
Ok this vehicle is maxing out the negative fuel trim on the right bank and max positve on the left bank. first swapped o2 sensors to check for a bias and no change. performed a fuel injector drop test it is ok. pressure is also at 35 pounds running. smoke test... Trouble codes: P0172, P0174
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2006 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEU74866
explorer came in with heavy missfire on cylider 6. pulled coil to find the plug hole was filled with water, possibly that ford yellow coolant. it doesnt smell all that much like coolant. pulled coils on cylinder 5 and 7 that are right next to cylinder 6 and no... Trouble codes: P0306
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2006 Ford Freestyle SEL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FMZK02166
This vehicle came in because it failed emissions. Scanned the vehicle and it had a p0174 p0300 p0301 p0302 and p0303. Checked for a vacuum leak found none. Hooked up the smoke machine and only found smoke leaking out of the egr valve. I removed the intake to c... Trouble codes: P0174, P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303
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2007 Ford F-150 FX2 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FTPX12V37
see related repairs...any help greatly appreciated
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2009 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Mechanical VIN: 2FAHP71V09
To start with this vehicle came in with a rod knocking noise. The officer that drives it said he drove off in some deep water. So I removed the engine after I determined that we probably had a bent rod or two. Number 2 and 7 were both bent and the pistons were...
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1997 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FMRU18W8W
I never did find out who used my account. I wish I had, not so much to yell at them but to let them know the proper way to diagnose before posting and also the correct way to post if they had to. Sorry for any problems this may had created for anyone. Sincerel... Trouble codes: P0301, P0308.
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2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L No Start VIN: 2FMZA51401
I replaced fuse and customer took van & hasnt blown again since thank you for the help, sorry for the [...] reply but i was waiting to see if it was coming back.
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2005 Ford Crown Victoria LX Sport 4.6L battery drain VIN: 2FAFP74W75
as they say another one for the record books ,, the lights are an issue ,, light module ,, the HVAC also is a module replacment ,, but the culprit dragging all the others down was the ABS unit having a water intrusion problem keeping all the oth...
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2005 Ford Freestar SEL 4.2L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA52275
The customer finally was able to return the car to me today with the car not misfiring at all. Last time I dried the pcm connector and pins only. This time after advise from other members I removed the pcm, took the cover off it, and applied liquid gasket to s... Trouble codes: P0303.
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2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FTPX12586
Thank you to all who replied,the truck is a fleet vehicle,the driver had to have the truck back and would check with his supervisor about further diagnosis.I will repost when it returns.
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2001 Lincoln Town Car Cartier 4.6L Steering VIN: 1LNHM82WX1
I dont really consider it a fix, but there doesnt seem to be a better fix. I greased the steering stops and it is quiet now.
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2004 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L cruise control VIN: 2MHFM75W74
THANKS AGAIN TO EVERYONE WHO REPLIED. IT ENDED UP BEING THE CIRCUIT BOARD ON THE CRUISE SERVO. I DID NOT HAVE A KNOWN GOOD ONE SO I DID THE NEXT BEST THING. SINCE IT ONLY ACTED UP WHEN IT WAS HOT OR HAD BEEN DRIVEN A WHILE, I PUT IT IN THE FREEZER FOR ABOUT TE...
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