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1986 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Stall VIN: 1FTBR10A6G
Vehicle came in for stalling and fix codes in order to smog in California. Owner stated that the vehicle was running fine until it encountered head winds north of L.A. and started to do the stall at stops symptom. Replaced the TPS and ordered the correct sen... Trouble codes: 18 (No Tach Input or Spout circuit open), 31 (EGR circuit out of range), 63 (Throttle position signal FIPL too low), 52 (Power Steering Pressure Switch open or no change)
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Gem VIN: 1FTWX33F1X
My customer purchased this truck along with all of it's problems. I have most of it sorted out but I'm down to a problem with a parasitic drain. I have the circuit isolated to fuse 15 in the central junction box. If I leave that fuse out the truck can sit for ...
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L parking brake VIN: 1FTNX20L5Y
just put on all new parking brake cables,pedal assembly,and rear rotors on this f-250 super duty. the parking brake pedal goes to the floor with little resistance adjusted up the parking brake shoes until they lock up and it still dosent hold the vehicle. ther...
2003 Ford E-450 Super Duty Custom 6.8L 1-2 shift, 2-3 shift VIN: 1FDXF46S03
We have this F450 witha 4R100 transmission and it shifts fine. However at times when taking off from a stop and the 1-2 shift happens the O/D light starts flashing. May happen also after 2-3 shift as well. The line pressure at idle and at stall is will within ...
2005 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L No Crank VIN: 1ZVHT82H85
This Mustang came into the shop on the hook and will not crank.I have 12V to the main feed of the starter but nothing on the ignition wire. I have voltage thru the neutral switch and thru the starter relay. The 12V is getting to the pcm but it is not grounding...
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FTSX31L54
HELP. This truck is a rail truck that runs on hwy or rails , driver says truck after running for 4 to 5 hours starts to lose power, truck will not rev above 2000rpm will hardly pull it self along. tested fuel pressure , was in spec, changed fuel filter, scanne...
2006 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Oil VIN: 1FMZU63K35
Car came in with water mixed with engine oil.engine run great,did a block test and blue die staid blue,did not change to yellow or green meaning no gasse escaping into coolant.took all spark plus out and they are all dry.has anybody run into this problem with ...
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Cuts out VIN: 1FTPW14596
Codes: p0102- MAF A - Circuit Low p0113- IAT - Circuit HIgh p0198- EOT - Circuit High p0340- CPS (1)A - Circuit p0344- CPS (1)A - Circuit Intermittent p0345- CPS (2)A - Circuit p0349 - CPS (2)A - Circuit Intermittent P0443 - EVAP Purge Solenoid Circuit *** Thi... Trouble codes: P0102, P0113, P0198, P0340, P0344, P0345
2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.4L engine VIN: 1FTWW31R08
engine has a knock almost like lifter noise all the time no codes runs fine other than the noise dont have much knowlage of deisel engines this a friend of the boss so i was asked to look at it
2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L windshield wipers VIN: 1LNHM87AX1
Wipers sometimes will not shut off and when this is occuring there is no "delay function". They will just run on low setting constantly until the vehicle is turned off and restarted after a few seconds. Sometimes they will work normally but most of the time th...
2002 Lincoln LS 3.9L Power windows, seats VIN: 1LNHM87A82
Hello and thank you in advance for your help on this one. This LS was brought here for a complicated electrical issue. Some time ago the battery went dead on this vehicle and after replacing it the customer complained that the power windows and power seat woul...
2006 Mercury Mariner Convenience 2.3L No Reverse VIN: 4M2YU56136
Vehicle came back Monday only 400 miles on it since we repaired it and again no reverse this time we get transmission slipping after about 10 miles. Removed transmission for the third time found the same bushing burnished so we replaced the stator the pump and...

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2001 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Mechanical VIN: 2FAFP71W51
Thanks for all the info. Pretty much what I thought, as I never work on these but had heard the engines were real problems. #4 has no compression and #5 is real low. This is a good customer that bought this car from the city real cheep and is determined to fix...
2004 Ford Excursion XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FWSU45P44
Well I took the ipr out and the tip stayed in the housing and I never found the o-ring for the tip, the screen was clean. I tried a new ipr and still the same. We removed the hp pump and there was some thrust/end play on the gear, about 030-.040 and when turne... Trouble codes: P2285 (Icp sensor circuit), P2617 (Crank sensor circuit open).
2005 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L vent VIN: 1FMZU63E45
We asked the customer if they had the trans serviced recently and they were clueless. So I contacted the last place they had the vehicle serviced and found out that they had flushed the trans. So we got the vehicle up to operating temp and then pulled the fill...
2005 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSS34L95
Well Ford Fans, Thank you to all that replied. We should have went straight to the cats in the first place but... We cut the converters out saw they were stopping up, replaced and viola. Went ahead and completed all maintenance with confidence and shipped vehi... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple cylinder misfire), P0306.
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSW21R58
i took as long as time would allow on this one, hoping i would have a fix but so far, he has declined the replys, i got were all the same, and that was to r&r the h. s. pump. i had recommened also first to replace the f.r.p. sensor, he hasn't give me the go ah... Trouble codes: P0087, P0088.
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