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1990 Ford Ranger Custom 2.3L starter VIN: 1FTCR10A0L
This truck came in about a year ago with a stuck starter solenoid. We did voltage drop test which all looked good- charged and tested battery - replace solenoid and sent it on its way. Since then truck has returned at least 5 time for the same problem. The tru...
1994 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L cooling syster VIN: 1FTCR15XXR
Hello, the truck had a new water pump and thermostat installed by another shop. Coustomer stated after the repair the temapture would go up and down quickley on the gauge. He replaced his own raidator and flushed the system and no luck. Our shop saw the cts te...
1995 Ford Mustang 3.8L Stall VIN: 1FALP45T6S
hello all, I have my personal car here. 1995 5.0 gt mustang convert. (not sure why my vin decodes here to a 6 cyl)i picked this up cheap 4 or 5 years ago, have replaced or upgraded way too many parts to list. I have an old snap-on brick scantool and its refres...
2001 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP3U02G
Ford experts, I need your expertise in order to find out what is going on. If I remove the purge valve mounted on the canister and block the hole I don't have any leaks while smoke machine activated. However if I put the valve back on I see smoke coming from t... Trouble codes: P0442
2004 Ford Freestar Limited 4.2L Power Steering VIN: 2FMZA58264
Hello, and thanks in advance for your help. This van came in with no power assist. I flushed the power steering system first, and that made the power steering work better, but it had hard spots like the u-joint in the steering shaft was bad. I replaced the rac...
2006 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L tirepressuremon VIN: 1FMEU73E26
i performed tire pressure relearn precedure message center says tire pressure relearned. I now have message center saying low tire pressure. tried relearning precedure again with no luck. had one bad sensor replaced still no luck. please help.
2007 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3L wiper motor VIN: 1FMCU59H07
wiper motor and linkage broken . bought updated/ complete motor/linkage to replace. new motor came with 5 pin generic weatherpac connector with the following pin out style viewed from the back of the connector 3 2 1 5 4 the original connector looked like t...
2000 Lincoln Continental 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LHNM97V7Y
Car was towed in as no start,has spark and injector signal all plugs keep getting gas soaked,scan data readings all show normal cts normal iat.lowered front exhaust ypipe no change,compression checks good 165psi.any ideas? Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean condition), P0174 (Lean condition)

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2001 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP58U51
Thank you for all the replies on this matter, especially the fax of the wiring schematic that we recieved! Based on most of your replies and looking at the testing we performed on the circuit I think we have this one fixed. Thanks again!
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTNX21F62
Thanks for all the help. I was leaning toward the injectors due to lack of buzz from 1 injector and weak sound from 5 injectors after plugging in block heater for 2 hours buzz test sounded better and truck started and ran so i pulled all injectors and took to... Trouble codes: P0340, P0470, P1247.
2003 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Misfire
thankx to everyone who replied. it turns out water is leaking down past the cowl and dripping onto the engine and pooling there eventually getting past the boots.
2005 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L noise VIN: 1FTZR15E95
yes you guys get the fix credit! the harmonic balancer moved to the REAR of the engine.the belt never jumped off,but with the now smaller diameter pulley the tension was loose so the belt noise. a spanner wrench is needed to loosen the crank bolt,next the diff...
2007 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L tire pressure monitor VIN: 1FMEU65857
i found right front sensor bad replaced and retrained with tool i borrowed. about oil problem he decided to keep a eye on oil level and see if it gets worst until next oil change
2000 Lincoln LS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1LNHM8658Y
Well this is still not fixed and I would like to just "update" here but I only get 1 update. So I still could use some help if any of this info means anything to anyone. Mode 6 has always come up with a 0 value on the Snap on scanner. So that has been no help ...
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