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1997 Ford F-250 5.8L Steering VIN: 1FTHF26H6V
We have replaced both front lock outs from auto to manual two weeks ago.We checked the front end because of what was happening with the lock outs. The auto lock outs were engaging creating somewhat of a pull and noise. Now going down the road the truck will da...
2000 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L wiper VIN: 1FMFU18L6Y
Hi guys ihave this car for a few days came in with complaint of no wipers loose roof message panel intermittenly wiper are not operating at all now. We follow the chart all the wires from combo switch to gem module has continuity also from gem, to relays have ...
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L head gasket VIN: 1FTSX31P44
I was just needing some advice on the best way to do head gaskets, havn't done these before. I determined the gaskets are leaking, externally. Is it easier to remove the engine, or remove the cab. also Im told to use the head stud kits, I guess the lack and le...
2005 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L No Reverse VIN: 2FAFP71W95
No transmission experience so looking for a direction to go. Has no reverse but all forward gears are fine including o/d. No codes in any system using modis scanner. No unusual noises. Seems to be a slight effort for reverse but raising rpm does not help get a...
2011 Ford Focus 2.0L Shift Interlock VIN: 1FAHP3FN0B
***Attention Ford Dealer Techs*** This worked fine before our tech replaced the front subframe and an inner tie rod on the right side. Tech could not get car out of park after repair. We went over all the basics, cable is good etc. Brake switch at pedal teste...
2004 Lincoln LS 3.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM86S44
This 2004 Lincoln LS was towed off the highway to the local Ford Dealer for a Flashing Check engine light. Dealership replaced the #6 coil for water intrusion. They then called the customer and told them it needed a new Throttle Body for the tune of $1400.00. ... Trouble codes: P2135 (TP sensor a/b voltage correlation), P2106 (TAC Forced Limited Power)

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1999 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L fluid VIN: 1FAFP52U1X
thank-you for the info..never saw air trapped in 'muffler' before. used old a/c pump and hand over resiviour to pull air out. took couple tries, but now all is well. and Brother Mike says thanks also
2005 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRF12225
both trucks replaced coil packs and pcm's.both recieved full tune-ups.both running great.thanks to all that replied! Trouble codes: P0353, P0303.
2006 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L warm hard start VIN: 1FTRF12W56
Hello Techs.. I recently designed a TEE to fit my OTC fuel testing kit and this TRUCK. This tee was made from a fuel filter and placed in line on the frame.. result is that the fuel pressure drops off significantly once the truck is off. Replaced the NEW air ...
2007 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Four Wheel Drive VIN: 1FTPW14V47
Thank you everyone that replied. We decided to go with the switch after speaking to the coustmer. Many of you said check for codes but as I said we had no codes. The coustmer was traveling through so cant be 100% if it fixed it after three days they have not c...
2002 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Batttery VIN: 5LMFU28RX2
First off, let me thank each one of you that took the time to respond to my help request. I am a one man shop and I sometimes just need to bounce some ideas off other techs out there to help me take off my blinders and look beyond what I think is wrong with a ...
2005 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L valve spring VIN: 4M2ZU86E15
Engine runs great now. We ended up loosening the cam bearing bolts slowly and carefully. We did not take the rear timing chain off and did not want to get involved with replacing the cylinder head. Added air to the #2 cylinder so the valve would stay up and po...
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