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2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Cooling VIN: 1FTRX17252
Hello fellow techs, have this f-150 at my wits end on. Overheating at cruise up to 240 degrees. At idle will stay at 225 degrees. New water pump, radiator, thermostat, cylinder head temp sensor, tested for combustion gases in coolant - none found. Not positive...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L blend door VIN: 1FTPW14584
This is a weird one, came in first with the heater not blowing hot air and we diag it as a blend door motor, replaced the motor and it was blowing 130 degrees and it was fine for a while and now is back blowing 60 degrees out. so this time and checked it out a...
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L p1285 VIN: 1FTWW31556
vehicle came in with multiple problems, have since replaced fuel pump for poor power, removed intake and repaired wiring to CHT sensor and replaced sensor as well. Thermostat was recently replaced, engine has intermittent ticking/rough running which we have at... Trouble codes: P1285
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Fueling VIN: 1FTNF20526
This truck will not take fuel. About 1.2 gal befor the nozzle shuts off. Remove evap line going to canister and will take fuel. Installed new evap canister and new vent kit as per tsb 09-8-12. Cheched the 3 vent lines coming off the fuel tank. All vent lines c...
2009 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Electronic VIN: 1FTPW14V29
This Ford Truck was brought to us from the dealership. The left side a/c was blowing heat while the passenger side ice cold. We replaced the left side actuator per dealerships diagnosis. Still same problem. This was given to me after someone else replaced the ...
2010 Ford Explorer 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEU7EE2A
This truck came in with a P2104 (forced idle) and P2111 (throttle stuck open). I was unable to duplicate the condition and this had only happened to the customer once. I cleared the code and told the customer I suspected the TPS was an issue but everything was... Trouble codes: P2104 (Throttle Actuator control system - Forced Idle), P2111 (Throttle Actuator control system - Stuck open)
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)
1984 Mercury Grand Marquis 5.0L Starting VIN: 1MEBP95F0E
Vehicle towed in for no start condition. Fuel pressure at 41psi while cranking...had weak spark. Replaced ignition components including wires/cap/rotor/coil and ignition module but still does not start. Can see fuel flow from injectors. What am I missing here?

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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FTSX31F1X
Ok, so we got this one after many many hours. After road testing multiple times we came to the conclusion that unplugging the alternator was just a strange coincidence in making the vehicle run OK. I eventually got this thing to act up whether the alternator...
2001 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L reverse VIN: 1FAFP42X92
Thanks for the reply Scottie, I discovered two problems with the reverse synchro assy. First the previous rebuilder installed the slider backwards and second he had the locking keys (dogs) turned 1/4 of a turn in the hub assy. After righting these two wrong it...
2011 Ford Focus 2.0L Shift Interlock VIN: 1FAHP3FN0B
Thank you for all your replies. Saying it is fixed is a bit of a stretch... I removed the small bypass cover and manually bypassed the shift interlock. Went through the gears ok, put into park... then the system started to function normally. Something must ...
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