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Open Help Requests for Ford
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1994 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FTCR15X7R
got a ranger that got wet and now it will not start. if it sits over night and ya try to start it truck just puffs a couple times then just cranks. maf- working tps- working ect- working fuel pressure- good and not leaking spark- good compression- about 100psi...
2006 Ford F F650 6.0L Mechanical VIN: 3FRNF65C26
I have a f650 with the great 6.0. cusomer clamite is hard to start after truck is warm. I have verified the complaint after the truck reaches operating temp truck will not start. code for inj control press low. As I was cranking I notices that the engine oil p...
2008 Ford F-450 Super Duty XLT 6.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDXF46R48
This truck has already been denied warranty at Ford, they claim bio-fuel use which is not true but it means I'm stuck with it. Truck was towed in about 4 months ago with a broken rocker arm. It had recently had some major repairs to the turbo and exhaust syste... Trouble codes: P0087
2009 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FAHP36N99
THis vehicle has a very bad idle when in reverse or drive with the brakes applied at a stop. It is worse in reverse. The rough idle is almost is like a transmission shutter. There are no engine or transmission codes. Idle air motor seems to be working. No vacu...
2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L very low pedal VIN: 1LNHM87A5Y
Customer just bought vehicle and have no history. He replaced the master cylinder and then brought it to us to bleed system. performed manuel bleed with no luck. then tries to command abs module to bleed and came up with an error message. After talking to a bu...
2004 Lincoln LS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1LNHM86S94
thanks for any help in advance. this car is making me crazy... it misses under a load, specifically cylinder four, and at idle. miss goes away when you're cruising but i can feel it surging. pulled a couple plugs to check and found them looking extremely clean...
2003 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L battery drain VIN: 2MEFM74W13
Battery draw of .180 amps, we are scratching our heads on this one, we had pulled every fuse inside and under hood more than once, we suspected the lighting module because if connector # c2145b is disconnected from it the draw will go away. No fuse being pulle...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1998 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14X8W
Thanks for all of the replies. In this case I was just trying to gather information since I have seen the same issue on several vehicles. I am going to offer to pressure test the customer's cooling system overnight and check for coolant in the cylinder. Als... Trouble codes: P0304.
2003 Ford E-450 Super Duty Custom 6.8L 1-2 shift, 2-3 shift VIN: 1FDXF46S03
Found through investagation that the vehicle as built via ViN# was built without PTO. The transmisssion was changed out during outfitmit of hydraulic crane with a 4r100 with PTO transmission and a PCM change out that has PTO option. How I discovered that I ...
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