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1987 Ford Ranger Custom 2.9L No Start VIN: 1FTCR15T9H
Hello everyone: This vehicle had sat for 3 years so nasty fuel.Found in-line pump dead so replaced it.Replaced fuel filter also.Had power and grond to the pump at that time but intank pump would not supply fuel to rail pump so replaced intank pump.I had good f...
1994 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FALP45T5R
hello !!! please help . customer tow the car in with all new part i list above . the car will not run unless timing set about 45 deg . unplug spout see timing goes off about 10 deg if i step on the gas car will die . the only way i can step on the gas is keep ...
1998 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L EPC Solenoid VIN: 1FTZX18WXW
Truck has code P1747 EPC Solenoid shorted. We checked and double checked everything we could find or read about. Replaced the solenoid and soldered in new wires from connector 172 to trans bulkhead connector to eliminate harness chaffing problems. Code comes b...
2001 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Misfire VIN: 1FAHP56S7G
This car misfires when raining or damp outside. It was brought back to us yesterday after 3000 miles ago we replaced the plugs and wires. Customer says it was fine until now and this happens only when its wet out. Car is currently Missing on cyl 3 again. An... Trouble codes: P0303
2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L No Communication VIN: 1FMZU72E62
My fellow tech's, Here is my issue. During my Safety inspection of this vehicle discovered the following: SRS light illuminated No communication with PCM, TCM etc..only can comm with Air -Bag module. Solus-pro says to check appendix "b" in domestic manual. so... Trouble codes: B2292 (Restraint System Pre-Tensioner Fault)
2003 Ford transit 2.4L No Start
Ive got Ford transit T125 2.4 TDI 2003 model which doesnt start. Scanned for fault codes found none Whats happening is there is no fuel to injectors. What I done I gravity fed diesel pump and it started. Does anyone know if this vehicle has feed pump in fuel t...
2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Low Freon VIN: 1FMDU73K83
PLEASE READ REPAIR HISTORY. Since it now only had .30 lbs of R134a in it I removed the Auxillary Evaporator, Inspected it with a dye light,no leaks found. Can see some green spots but nothing that looked like dye. Is it me or do we all have to read between the...
2004 Ford E-150 4.6L drivetrain VIN: 1FTRE14W84
Looking for Help on this one, I have a 2004 E-150 work van that the customer complained of a noise/vibration. I test drove vehicle and it was a horrible sounding vibration that happends 45-50 mph. I put van on the lift with rear axle hanging and brought speed ...
2004 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L pinion VIN: 1FMZU73KX4
Thank's to every one in advance. Have a customer who had the rear carrier rebuilt but has already gone south.Repairs were done buy another shop and warrenty has expired.Feeling bad for him and trying to help him out I agreed to purchase a lower millage used as...
2005 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Temp Gage VIN: 1FTYR44U25
Hello crew, First off, this is just a Ranger, not a Ranger XL as entered in vehicle info. The customer came in concerned that his temp gage always reads max hot whenever the key is in the run position, and goes back to the full cold position with the key off....
2006 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, Lack of power VIN: 1FMEU74EX6
Customer states there is an intermitant lack of power ( limp mode ) condition when weather is wet check engine light comes on and customer notice when tring to accelerate the traction control light comes on . Trouble codes: P0608 (p2104-), P2104 (p2110-), P2110 (p2135-), P2135
2001 Mercury Villager Sport 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 4M2ZV12T51
Van came in and would surge at idle,then die. Will always restart but will constantly die when hot.(operating temp) no codes current or pending.i checked the 120 signal at the dist ,about 40hz ,but it would change as much as 20hz and then die.i replaced the di...

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2007 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMCU93107
Truck came back, and problems where still there. All codes cleared before I got there. Mass air flow sensor fixed it. Thank you Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
1997 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L Rear Air Bags VIN: 1LNLM81W3V
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