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1997 Ford F-350 XLT 7.3L Compressor VIN: 1FTJW36F2V
Were beating our heads against the wall, this one is about to drive us nuts. This truck came in with a a/c bypass pulley on it and the compressor was not hooked up. The old compressor was locked up so we replaced everything besides the evaporator at first, and...
1998 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTYR10C4W
Truck came to us with complaint that truck would stall when coming to a stop. Would restart, but idle poorly for a bit and then smooth back out. No issues during normal cruise. started with the basics as all parts were original. After repairs, idle, accel, dec...
1999 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FAFP53U4X
Customer has said car intermittently will stall but restart,after setting for about a half hour. She said this has been going on for about three monthes. About 2 weeks ago i came to work on a monday morning,and car was parked outside, she called and said car d... Trouble codes: P0402
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Missfire VIN: 1FTWW33FGY
This truck came in dead. Customer gave very little imfo. It would crank slow but would crank. Charged batteries and sounded like only hitting on a few. Ran injector buss test and found pass side dead. Glow plugs tested fine. Pulled valve cover to find harness ...
2002 Ford Excursion XLT 7.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMSU43F01
This customer has said he makes frequent trips to California and back. There are no driveability complaints by the customer or ones that I can detect while test driving the vehicle. I haven't tested fuel pressure because I haven't had any driveability concerns... Trouble codes: P1247 (Low boost pressure)
2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTPW14554
Bear with me on this guys. Customer came in saying it runs like a diesel. Pulled a code P0022. Truck just had an oil change. Even tho the oil filter cross ref over to the correct number, it was skinnier than it should be so I swapped that out. Took it for a dr... Trouble codes: P0022 (Cam Position Timing Over-Retarded Bank 2)
2005 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L steering VIN: 1FMPU15585
ok this one is for the ford techs out there, I got a 2005 Expedition that has a return to center problem . When the truck first came in to me I inspected the front end and found both lower ball joints had excessive play and one tooth on the P.S. rack had a tig...
2005 Ford Five Hundred SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAHP28125
Gentlemen Car came in with intermittant fluctuation of temp guage and check engine light on. Checked codes and had p0118 p0119 replaced ect and car was gone for 3 days came back today and light was back on with same codes checked with scan tool and all showed ... Trouble codes: P0118, P0119
2006 Ford E-250 5.4L vacuum reservoir VIN: 1FTNE24L66
Ok,i have this van...ducts switching to defrost upon acceleration. have concluded that either vacuum tank or check valve is bad...where the heck is it? alldata give time to r and r instrument panel...which is on the inside..and r and r evap case...which is on ...
2007 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Hesitation VIN: 1FTPW14V47
I have this 2007 Ford f-150 5.4l vin V that looses power on acceleration. It starts out alright when cold with fuel pressure at 39 psi and after you drive it a while the fuel pressure slowly goes up to 70psi at idle. Fuel trims at idle on st. and lt. always cl...

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1993 Ford Probe GT 2.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 1ZVCT22B9P
I think I have fixed this nightmare.After checking resistances of injectors (all 14.9 or 15 ohms)and changing crank sensor, which I believed was faulty anyway, and replacing PCM with correct interchange,the pig still had the intermittant stall and hard start.I...
1994 Ford Tempo GL 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FAAP36X7R
so far so good, i put a dealer fuel pump relay on it. i kept loosing power out off relay. and everything else checked good.
1994 Ford F-350 XLT 5.8L Pressure Solenoid VIN: 1FDKF37H7R
Thanks to those who responded. The transmission re-builder had specs that gave the ohm value of the pressure solenoid at about 5 ohm's. He even tested an old solenoid block to confirm. With the lower ohm value, I was comfortable with the higher amp draw. I...
2006 Lincoln Zephyr 3.0L dont know VIN: 3LNHM261X6
want to give thanks to all who replied,sorry for taking so long to get back,there was a fuse blown,changed out the fuse and all good,still have the problem with the a/c but got that fixed to it was the evaprator core air discharge sensor,have to pull the dash ...
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