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1998 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Temperature Gauge VIN: 1FAFP42X6W
Car came in with several unrelated brakie issues and the temperature gauge reads full hot. Checked wires from sensor to cluster and couldnt see any issues. Ohmed the temp sensor and started the car and watched the resistance slowly decrease as the engine warme...
1998 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14X8W
I was posting to see if any other techs out there have seen this problem on Ford Ranger and I have also had it occur on Ford Explorer both with 4.0L engine. It will misfire and turn on the check engine light. I replace the plug on the cylinder it is showing (i... Trouble codes: P0304
2005 Ford Freestar S 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA50675
This vehicle was towed in, stalled on the road, would not restart. Checked for codes and found none, checked for the obvious and found no fuel pressure. Disconnected harness at pump, used power probe to power it up, and got no response from the pump. Checked f... Trouble codes: P0191 (Fuel Rail Pressure Sensor Circuit Performance)
2006 Ford Five Hundred SE 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FAHP24156
Customer returned with a/c not colling compressor was leaking and repalced compressor again and expansion valve and pressures will only go about 150 on the high side and 70 on the low at 800 rpms at 1500 rpms high side is 200 and low side is about 50 freon lev...
2007 Ford Freestyle SEL 3.0L Unknown VIN: 1FMZK02187
i think i got a compressor problem,i only got 24 oz of freon in it ,calls for 2lb 6oz,came in with condensor smashed,replaced it,now the low side is 75 at idle,high side is 200,no cool air,2000 rpm ,low side 55, high side 260,gets cold,this is the problem it h...
2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.4L No Start VIN: 1FTWW31RX8
This one came in on the hook. Died going up hill with low fuel level in the tank. Customer got it started once more to get it off road and it will not restart. We scanned codes and found P0087 and P0088. Tested primary fuel pressure and found 7 psi. at fuel co... Trouble codes: P0087 (Fuel rail/system pressure - to low), P0088 (Fuel rail/system pressure - to high), V0073 (Control module communication bus off), V010 (Lost communication with TCM)

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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX14504
The oil pressure was insufficient to properly operate the phasers. The engine was removed, vated, and rebuilt. The oil passages were brushed and a new pump was installed. It worked properly when reassembled. Thanks to all. Trouble codes: P0012 (Bank 1 over retarded), P0340 (Bank 1 CPS malfunction), P0345 (Bank 2 CPS malfunction).
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FTSX31L54
Well this truck appears to be fixed. This had 2 problems red brake lite on dash caused by bad ignition switch , don't know why, I feel an ignition feed was intermitant to a brake switch or some part of regular brake system, probably cleared its own codes when ...
1999 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L low side charge port VIN: 5LMP428A7X
Thanks to all who replied. It was as you suggested ,buried behind electrical panel on passenger side of vehicle under the hood. Thanks again.
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