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1997 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMDU34X0V
Customer was driving and vehicle died. He replaced the fuel pump, fuel filter, crank sensor, plugs, wires, coil. Still no start. Brought it to me. Yeah for me! Checked fuel pressure - 45psi good, has spark, engine cranks but does not fire. Raw gas smell after ...
1999 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L fluid VIN: 1FAFP52U1X
came to us with a major leak in rack [out boots], cust states replaced rack because of fluid pushing out of pump after shutting off, but funtions normally other than that-car sat over a year before replacement and rack began leaking as soon as replace pump. we...
2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L anti theft VIN: 1FAFP343X1
Hello all. This focus was towed in with a near dead battery and a no start condition. I noticed right off the led for the anti theft would flash fast then go off and flashes a code of 15. I have tried to retrive code from system and keep getting a linking e...
2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4.0L ABS module VIN: 1FMZU77E41
When below 6 mph ABS come on,communication lost, no codes. Can a wheel speed sensor cause lost communication or is there a problem with the module? Thank you Mike
2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L No Start, Misfire VIN: 1LM6789345
hi guys, i have a 2000 lincoln ls that was driven to the shop for brake repairs but when we went out to pull car in shop it would crank but would not start, was able to get it to start by pumping accelerator but runs very bad ,missing and popping back through ...

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2001 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L No Start VIN: 7950-01084
It ended up being the PCM. After flashing the new PCM the vehicle started. We then found that one of the coils on the coilpack was bad... (Which most likely led to the failure with the ECM) Interesting that the old PCM had no stored codes. Any way, after r...
2007 Ford Escape XLS 2.3L drive belt VIN: 1FMCU02Z67
ok,thomas from texas right on,oem drive belt and tentioner fixed problem,ford belt was a little shorter.saw no visible problem with tentioner.the spring tention was stronger,thank for all the help.
1995 Mercury Sable GS 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1MELM504XS
A combination of wrong spark plugs, a bad idle speed control motor, and the timing was off by 20 degrees (either by vehicle owner or last shop that tried to fix it). Car runs smooth!!! Thanks for all your help. Trouble codes: 116 (ect out of range), 211 (profile ignition pickup circuit failure), 213 (spark output circuit open).
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