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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Stall VIN: 1FAFP53S1X
Help Ford techs! This taurus will blow the eec fuse very intermittently. We have tested and inspected all componants possible on the curcuit and cannot duplicate concern. Any ideas? Thanks, Greg
2000 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Transmission VIN: 1FMZV67EX1
This poor trans has been through a lot. The class rebuilt the transmission rplacing among other things a broken oil pump. I earlier made a post about the orientation of the gears in the pump. So that is straightened out and we installed the trans yesterday. Wh...
2006 Ford Freestyle SE 3.0L engine VIN: 1FZK02186G
Hello everyone , Have this 2006 Ford Freestyle 3.0L Duratec V-6 with a light knocking noise in flexplate area. We have had the trans. out & replaced the torque converter - removed & inspected flexplate at that time . Flexplate looks good. We have removed oil p...
2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L engine VIN: 1FDWF32556
I have a 2006 ford f350 with a 5.4l engine with a misfire code p0307. Found what appeared to be water in the #7 plug tube(spark plug was installed) when I removed coil pack. I pressure tested cooling system to see if this was a coolant leak but to me it appear...
2004 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L Cylinder 8 VIN: 5LMEU68H24
As always I appreciate the help in advance. Im working on this Aviator, it belongs to my service advisor. I keep getting a recurring misfire code for cylinder 8(P0308) and also get a misfire occurence within first 1000 engine revolutions(p0316). I was given a ...

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1987 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.8L engine stall VIN: 1FDKE30HXH
I found out there was alot of wear in the cam follower that is mounted on the shaft of the primary butterfly. This cam pushes on the excellerator pump arm. By bending or adjusting it, the hesitation at acceleration was eliminated. also, I cannot explain the el...
2000 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Oil Pump VIN: 1FMZU67EX1
Thanks for all the responses. The consensus is that the chamfer on the oil pump is installed facing the torque converter. Another class had installed the trans without notice, so we had to take it back out to correct the oil pump problem. Such is life in a tec...
2000 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP5527Y
thanks to all 8 replies,the keep alive memory voltage supply at pin 55 on pcm harness was open ckt.repaired at harness under battery tray mid automatically cleared after first koeo test.thanks again for a great responce too my needs. Trouble codes: P1633.
2008 Ford E-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L coolant level VIN: 1FTWW31R88
Thank you to everone who replied, the problem was the lower egr cooler. I pressure tested it and it was leaking. We replaced it the coolant in the exhuast problem is gone. The relative compression test showed 8% lower on #8 cyl. the customer has taken the vehi...
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