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1992 Ford F-350 XLT Lariat 7.3L Steering VIN: 2FDLF47M8N
This is our Rollback which usually is used around town, but occasionally we go out town as this weekend I carried a couple's BMW to Atlanta, about 225 miles. The problem is worse loaded, you are constantly fighting the steering wheel. Going down the highway it...
1997 Ford F-150 5.4L Misfire VIN: 2FTEX18L1V
I have a wierd one here. Its missing all over the place but worse under load. I have checked compression, ign. coils and fuel injectors all ok. The thing that is bugging me is the fuel trims. The LT bank1 is +15 and bank 2 is 2+. The upstream O2 on bank 1 is s... Trouble codes: P0303
2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4.0L Intake Manifold VIN: 1FMZU67E31
I have a '01 Explorer sport track 4.0L that came in for a coolant leak. Identified the leak, the lower thermostat housing seam had split. Upon removing the upper manifold to access the housing I noticed that some of the plastic runners are melting internally. ...
2003 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L alternator VIN: 1FMYUO21X3
Hello techs, I have an 03 Escape not charging. All fuses & wiring test ok. There is a two wire plug for the regulator. I have 12v on one wire with key turned on, no volts on second wire,which I assume is controlled by the ECM. Unplugged TPS, still not charging...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty FX4 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNF20P33
Customer brought the truck in with a mil light on. when we plugged in to the truck found all but 1,2,and 6 with cylinder low circuit voltage. Not sure where to go from here. Any help would be appreciated. Not sure what the FICM MPWR voltage should be with the ... Trouble codes: P0267, P0270, P0273, P0279, P0282
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWX3P95E
Truck was driven in to ask me about why it was smoking. He turned it off in the shop drive. I went out to start it and no start but would crank. It had a code for the cam sensor that would come back KOEO so I replaced the sensor with OEM. Now the code is gone ...
2003 Lincoln LS 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1LNHM86S43
Morning all. I'm having troulbe with this one. Car came in with p2106. We replaced Throttle body and installed lastest calibration. Car still will stumble int when taking off, we were in a tight for time so we installed a new MAF sensor and gave car back to be... Trouble codes: P2106 (TAC sys- forced limit power), U1041 (invalid or missing data for speed sensor), U1262 (SCP datalink fault)

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1990 Ford F-150 XLT Lariat 4.9L No Start, Hesitation VIN: 1FTEF14Y1L
Thanks to all who offered help with this vehicle. Quite a few of you suggested the ECM was faulty, which made sense. I was able to locate a reman. ECM through Carquest and it fixed the problem. The fuel pump opperates correctly and vehicle starts and runs fine... Trouble codes: 13 (Cant control idle at low RPM), 25 (No Knock signal during KOER test).
2000 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14V3Y
thanks for all the help I received from you guys, problem was fixed by change the Cam.synchronize which was defective. Trouble codes: P1309 (Misfire monitor fault).
2004 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L Misfire VIN: 1FAHP60A84
sorry it took so long to close this request but i had to wait for the customer to return with the vehicle. most of the requests were to replace the coils and plugs all together. this was a good suggestion but our customer is an elderly lady on a fixed incom... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire).
2004 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L warning indicators VIN: 1FAFP53U44
Sorry for the delay,but this car is finally fixed. As many of you thought, it was something quite simple, but hard to find. My info to you was limited, as was the info I had.When you are the third party working on a vehicle that nobody else could figure out, t...
2006 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L no power VIN: 1FTPW14556
Sill nothing definitive. Owner wants to explore trade-in options.The only other clue I found is the crankcase pressure drops to the point that the rear seal buzzes. Lifting oil stick past o-ring stops the noise. As best I can tell pcv valve is part of valve co...
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