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1976 Ford Mustang II Ghia 2.8L Spindle VIN: 6F04Z12964
Replaced all front suspension components. When installing the spindle, locked down the castle nuts, no pins yet, the spindle is very tight when moved back and forth. Have not greased anything yet however. But it is very tight and dont know if grease should mak...
1992 Ford Ranger XLT 2.3L hydraulic shift VIN: 1FTCR10A7N
after a few minutes of driving ...truck stops pulling, looked for replacment trans ,unable to locate so i attempted the big rebuild. bought book and kit and converter after assembly transmissiom only shifts maually cannot get it to shift hydraulically ..repla...
2003 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Speedo And Gauges, Door Locks, Fob VIN: 1FAFP34P43
Customer states that intermitently the gauges quit working. At the same time the driver door lock doesn't work and also with the fob. This only happens when the gauges quit working. Has anyone seen this before? are these problems related? also customer sais th...
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNX20P24
HI ALL I HAVE THIS 6.0 WITH A "no start" CONDITION, the icp desired is 950psi, my actual while cranking is 950-1500. This thing does not even attempt to start. Ther are no codes. I have two new batteries so crank rpm is good. Any and all help will be greatly a...
2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L torque convertor VIN: 1FAFP58285
customer picked car up after long road test and drove it home.came out in the morn and when it was shifted into gear the engine would stall.tried several times.i went to the home after a call and tryied it myself.did it 2 startups and gear selections.then ther...
2006 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L parking/license lights VIN: 1FMYU93136
workers of the world unite, have a special case here. Vehicle came in without parking and license lights. found #3 fuse in smart junction box blown. install a new fuse and after about 15 seconds it blew. Hooked up dso and watched current draw of circuit-15 amp...

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1998 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L No Start, Misfire VIN: 1FTYR14UXW
Thanks for the ideas. I finally tried spraying starting fluid into throttle body and all it did was backfire through the intake. It must be a jumped timing chain. Customer is taking vehicle to tear it down himself.
2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX14544
well all my fellow techs, thank you very much for all your feedback but this was a weird one and may actually help someone else out there since its not common to see this type of issue, lets say that we eliminated every possibility we could and sometimes we ju... Trouble codes: P2106, P0451.
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