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1964 Ford Club Wagon 2.8L right front wheel VIN: E14TH57123
hi and thanks to every one at front. this is a 64 econoline ford van that it was seatting for a long time.and now it locks the F/R wheel when dribing it. I inspected all the brakes and found all shoes and drums were new(replased before parked).I found the F/R ...
1989 Ford Thunderbird 3.8L Stall VIN: 1FAPP6040K
Thanx for your patience on this one. Customer doesn't want to spend a lot since he has spent so much already. So I did scan all possible info off this veh. with Genysis. Only came up with code 33 as mentioned. Looked at egr and saw tape on the plastic vac lin... Trouble codes: 33 (Egr valve not opening)
1995 Ford Taurus LX 3.8L Hesitation, Lack of power VIN: 1FALP5243S
Hello fellow techs. This Taurus does not get out of its own way, it has very poor power. Almost feels like plugged exhauset, however we removed an O2 sensor expecting it to run differently but there was no change. Initially we were surprised because the plug w...
1996 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FELP42X7T
Vehicle came in bucking under any load. Light, or heavy, didn't matter. Tested fuel pressure, in spec. Tested maf, low readings. Cleaned, readings went over 100 gpm. Found plugs worn out, wires factory, fuel filter factory, air filter plugged. Changed all tune... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P0300
1998 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FTZR15X1W
Customer had truck towed in saying it would turn over but not start. After being dropped off truck stared. Checked for codes shpwed none. After sitting over night tried to start would seemed to have lost fire at coil. Tried new coil and pcm relay still would n...
2000 Ford F-150 5.4L Hesitation VIN: 2FTRXL18L5
Hi Guys, The temperature today is in the high 40s in Burlington and this vehicle is driving us insane. Please help if you can. The vehicle will only hesitate when engaged in drive on intial acceleration as well as accelerating on higher speeds. Vehicle idyles ...
2003 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Mechanical VIN: IFMPU16LX3
Need help i have this ford that keeps coming back every mounth with no freion in it. I have checked for leaks and can not find any. It has rear air. I pulled the blower module out to look at the evap core and i can not see a leak. thank you
2004 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FMZU72K44
Truck ran fine on arrival. This truck came in with the belt pulley separated from the balancer. Ordered new balancer from our local ford dealer. Noticed new balancer had been redesigned. Old one had a cast tone ring for the crank sensor while new design has a ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple Cyl Misfire), P0316 (Cyl 6 Misfire in firs 1000 RPM), P0320 (Ign/Dist engine speed circuit fault)
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNW21P54
This truck came in on the hook with a no start complaint. Customer stated that it had been acting up for a few weeks. The only way he could get it to start was by leaving the block heater plugged in prier to starting. We are in northern arizona, at this time t...
2004 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDXE45PX4
all you ford techs out there i got a head banger here.test drive truck and found that there is no power tach goes to 3 grand and truck only runs about 40 mph hook scanner up and retrieve dtc p0470 exhuast pressure sensor circuit and p1408 egr flow out of range... Trouble codes: P0470, P1408
2007 Lincoln MKX 3.5L Power Transfer Unit VIN: 2LMDU88CX7
Customer has 07 MKX and it appears too be leaking gear lube from between the PTU and transaxle. Fluid is thick and black/gray. I coulndn't find a breakdown illustration on Mitchell. Is there a shaft between PTU and transaxle and an input seal on the PTU? Than...

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1965 Ford Thunderbird 6.4L Brakes VIN: 5Y83Z11649
At the end of it all, the Master cylinder build was the issue, From allot input which you all supplied, we did very small adjustments to the pre-load on the adjustable rod, now to date all is well, Thanks again so much for your precious time. As always Billy
2003 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Timing VIN: 1FMZU63KX3
Thanks to everyone's help and comments. This has been a learning experience to say the least. I now know that 4.0 engines are interference engine and they have to be timed using the tool from OTC that I purchased. Truck runs great, no codes, customer is happy,...
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