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1997 Ford F700 7.0L starting VIN: 1FDNF70J8V
I have one out of normal,WE don't usually work on bigger trucks,This is a old schwans truck , no spark , other shop as replaced ingition module , Also this is a LPG truck, I have power to coil and out but no trigger to coil, I can't fine any tests for this and...
2002 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L ac compressor VIN: 2FMZA53432
any help you can give use will be greatly appreciated thanks in advance
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L cooling system VIN: 1FTNF21P43
customer complain is overheats sometimes checked all fuses, antifreeze level is good selftest shows cooling fan is operating fine couldn't get fan to run full lockup when testing as per napafix grounding dark blue wire at 5 pin connector though runs full speed...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L Ac Compressor VIN: 1FTNF20FX3
Hey guys and gals i have one thats stumping me. On this truck the ac will blow popsicles out the vent until u reach crusing speed or under hard acceleration. Seems like compressor is cutting out. All pressures look good at idle in service bay. My scan tool wil...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.8L brakes VIN: 1FTNX21S93
customer says brake pedal drifts to the floot after holding it down. test drive found brake pedal will push down easy at first and brakes will start to slow truck down but pedal gets real hard and no matter how hard you push down there is no increase in the st...
2004 Ford Excursion XLS 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FWSU45P44
Hey all you sweaty people here in the south! Got an Ecxursion that the owner swore he was gonna sell after he recently purchased it with 140k on the clock and immediately experienced a "Ford 6.0 Nap" that cost him the price of an hp pump replacement. Well,,, 2... Trouble codes: P0402 (egr flow excessive), P2614
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
2008 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Horn VIN: 2FAFP71WV2
Converting Crown P71 to taxi. When grounding DB wire pin 55 @ C 260 engine side bulkhead connector, horn sounds. Same wire leaving clockspring C218 A has ground when horn switch closed by pressing the bag. Ground signal is not reaching pin 55 on the female sid...
2011 Ford F250 6.7L ride control VIN: 1FT7W2BT9B
customer complains a rough ride on smooth roads, a shaking / vibration or a "Binding" sensation in the drive-line. Will be more prominent at times, not always as bad. Seems to happen more after warm. Test drove and immediately could feel a vibration. Driving ...
2002 Lincoln LS 3.9L cooling fan VIN: ILNHM87A22
Having some difficulty with this one, the car came in for an overheat complaint, It would run the temp gauge up past 3/4 way and the engine temp message would come on, it took about 20 minutes of driving for this to happen. the owner had the waterpump changed ...

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1987 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FTCF15N0B
thanks for all the responses. it turned out to be the computer. it was causing the over fueling issue. damn old fords and thier no live data. its fixed and ready for the next 24 years of abuse.
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L ABS Brakes VIN: 1FTNFF21LO
I think we got it. Force-activated ABS by driving on gravel and hitting brakes hard to activate ABS pump. Then bled several more times and the pedal is better. I think the master cyl. is marginal, though, and that will be the next thing we replace.
2001 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.4L Battery VIN: 1FTRE14L01
Most all replies were helpful but Joe from FL. was especially. I put my fluke in series with the positive post and removed underhood fuses first. Pulled a 60 amp fuse that fed 6 fuses underdash. Removed those one at a time and the radio was the issue. Apparent...
2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Cooling VIN: 1FTRX17252
Have never seen a block with so much crud in it. When we had water pump off we flushed block with hose for quite a while, with not much trash coming out. Decided to take a chance and pull some freeze plugs. Wow. Have a medium sized styrofoam cup full of sa...
2009 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L detionation/ping VIN: 2FAHP71V69
First of all thanks to all that offered help. I know some thought I didn't spend enough time, have enough info, but I only had limited time as the officer was on duty when he stopped to have it checked, he was concerned enough to see if it would cause dammage,...
2000 Lincoln LS 3.0L Module VIN: 1LNHM86S91
Well guys, I figured it out and it ended up being something simple and stupid. Of course, it always happens this way, right? It ended up being a pin on the left front speed sensor connector had slipped out, causing an intermittent open in the circuit. Brian...
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