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1999 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Instrument Cluster VIN: 2FMZA5141X
Came back with a circuit on the rear circuit board burnt again. Unable to isolate which circuit is causing problem. Has anyone run into this problem? already has updated brake pressure switch and sub harness.
2000 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L Stall VIN: 1FAFP3138Y
Strange one here. Came in with stall anytime shifter is moved from park/nuetral into gear. Also had code P0320, crank sensor circuit. Engine will have difficult start 1% of the time, sounds like crank sensor problem, kicks back, cranks normal then jerks and sp... Trouble codes: P0320
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.8L 4 Wheel Drive VIN: 1FTNW21S7Y
This is my personal vehicle. I noticed the 4x4 would be slow to engage at first and then it would not engage at all. No light on dash to indicate it is in 4x4 when turning switch to 4 wheel drive.I had a problem with the windshield wipers and it was in the gem...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNF21L01
Hi Everyone, Thanks in advance for all your expert help. This vehicle is acting weird. If you turn the key to on it will click on and off like you are turning the key itself on and off. All the warning lights go on and off when it does this and you can hear s... Trouble codes: P0500, P1502, B1323, B1302, B1352
2001 Ford F-150 XLT 4.2L Misfire VIN: 1FTZX17271
This F150 came in for a lack of power concern according to customer.After verifying the concern, found that the engine idles normal but misses when rpm is increased. Viewing this on power balance test I thought it was the coilpack. Put in a new coil but did no...
2003 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L No Start VIN: 2FTRX18W23
This truck came in with crank/no start. Had no comunication with scanner and noticed instrument panel not working. Found blown fuse #30 30amp under dash fuse box. Replaced one coil because ohm reading a little off. This fuse powers coils, cluster, anti-theft, ...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L no / low power VIN: 1FTNW21P03
truck has no power cold after driving for couple miles power gets better codes p132b and p0401 will set when pulling loaded trailer removed cat converter still has same problem disconnected batteries and performed turbo relearn smoked checked ehaust and all in... Trouble codes: P132B, P0401
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FTNW21P13
Hi Guys, This truck came into my shop with a low power complaint.I did all the engine and performance diagnostic tests with 55 psi fuel pressure.The only problem I found was 7 psi max boost pressure.I tried a good known Turbo and still had the same results,Any...
2005 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L spark plugs VIN: 1FTPX14585
Hi techs I'am removing spark plugs on this f -150 and the bottom part of the porcelain is broken off in the shank part of the spark plug which is seized in the cyl. head. I need to know how to get this porcelain piece out so i can use my tap and extractor to r...
2006 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEU63E36
This vehicle keeps returning with the above codes. Customer states that vehicle has always ran great and the light just comes on and stays on (does not flash). I have road tested the vehicle numerous times each time it has been in here and it has always ran gr... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple/Random Misfire Detected), P0303 (Cylinder 3 Misfire Detected), P0316 (Misfire Detected on First 1000 Engine Revolutions)
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FTPX145X6
Hello Techs, The complaint on this vehicle is a slight misfire when cold. Temporary check engine light, no codes set. Seems like there is also a bog down , goes away after driving about four blocks. We have also replaced the spark plug boots. Runs perfectly th...
2007 Ford F-450 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDXF46P07
Engine will not start following short engine runs sets 30 minutes will not start engine will restart after cooling down. This condition started following a no start condition repair where cam and cranshaft sensors replaced (po 336 po 341 codes) present vehicle... Trouble codes: P2284 (Icp pressure range slash performance)

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1994 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.8L No Start VIN: 1FTHS24H6R
well, this pile is running, finally. Turns out a bad map sensor was the culprit Thank you everybody for your great replies, I had been over most of the things suggested. However, sometimes reading others suggustions makes you go back and check things you...
1994 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FALP45T5R
good morning !!! we didn't fix the veh yet !!! until this time most every thing inspected, and no way out of this but iatn tell me i have to close the tech help, thank you any way for all your help best regard Robert
1999 Ford Contour SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on
Hi guys,one more time thanks to iatn and all the members who take their time to help fellow techs,sometimes it makes one look good in the eyes of the customers,sometimes well deserved and other times not,in my case i definetly do not deserve that, such a simpl... Trouble codes: P0171.
1999 Ford Contour SE 2.5L brake pedal VIN: 1FAFP40L5X
Tried another aftermarket booster and ended up changing the rear brakes, wheel cylinders and went with a used booster. Better, but I had higher expectations and a little embarassed to admit it, but earlier I had removed the check valve because I didn't think ...
2003 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1LNHM81W03
I found corroded wires below the brake booster which i repaired with no change to original problem. i changed alternator as well with no difference. Still have the car here and will post more info about it when i find the fix. Thank u all for your help.
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