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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FTSX31F1X
On this high mileage 7.3 Diesel, under Very heavy acceleration the truck cuts out and surges real bad. This only happens under VERY heavy acceleration. I scoped the cam sensor initially thinking this was my suspecty problem and saw enough glitching to justify ...
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 Focus ZX5 2.0L Cooling fan VIN: 3FAFP37373
The issue revolves around the engine cutting out at exactly 110 degrees celcius. The cooling fans do not operate at low demand. If we "jump" the fans to run continuosly, the problem is non-existent. In this year's model the temperature sensor is supposed to be...
2004 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FTRF12WX4
This truck came from another garage. Customer says it started ran about ten minutes and died. Took it to the garage they replaced the fuel pump driver module. Would not start, they replaced fuel pump fuse. Truck started and ran about 30 seconds. Towed it to my...
2007 Ford Fusion SE 2.3L Surge, Stall VIN: 3FAHP07Z37
I need some good advise on this one ford techs.This is a family members car I'm working on.The problem is a surge under load mainly while idling w/A/C on also when wheels are turned from stop to stop.The engine will start hunting for a idle and then die,worse ... Trouble codes: P2104 (throttle plate), P2107 (throttle plate), P2110 (throttleplate)

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1994 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L cruise VIN: 1FALP57U8R
Good morning Guys Hate to say it but this car is not fixed...yet.As I indicated in my help request its a friend's car and he hasn't returned with his car for me to finish.I feel like I got some excellent information and will repost after I get this thing finis...
1994 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.9L Misfire VIN: 1FTEE14Y4R
Well a hearty thanks to all who replied. Yes that is correct the van is FIXED!!! I recieved numerous responses. Vacuum was steady @ 18 iHg. I had already been through the mill with the EGR and disconnecting it changed nothing. TPS was clean, no drop outs or gl...
1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L no forward VIN: 1FALP52U4V
ok I pulled the valve body and found that the low valve had indeed beat up its retainer, and the valve itself was damaged! i had unplugged the solonoid harness from the outside of the trans went into forward, but had no reverse, so the problem is figured out a...
1997 Ford F-150 5.4L Misfire VIN: 2FTEX18L1V
Well thanks to everyone who replied. The fix ended up being the #3 coil. Spark was jumping out the side of the coil under load. Just goes to show you why current ramping isn't the only thing required when checking a coil. Also i found a shorted injector on cyl... Trouble codes: P0303.
2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XL 4.0L 3-4 shift VIN: 1FMZU77E12
Thanks to all that replied. I checked the band adjustments, they were good. I removed the valve body, checked the shift valves,all good. The valve body gaskets were not blown. This is about as far as I will go to repair a transmission. We did "fix" the vehicl...
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L high press system VIN: 1FTWX31P35
We narrowed down the misfire when cold, we had to mannualy do a pin point test to find the injectors. Replaced all the injectors and now the engine runs fine cold. Thanks to all who'd helped!
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