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1994 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L brake pedal VIN: 1FDJS34MXR
We have this '94 E350 diesel, came in with front calipers hanging up, brakes gone in the front, replaced front calipers, master cylinder and bled system, got all the air out, now pedal fading with regular pressure, if you hit the pedal hard, it will hold good ...
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L heater core VIN: 1FTDX18W2V
Who sell brass heater cores for this ford f150???
1997 Ford F-150 4.2L No Start VIN: 1FTDF1724V
i got a ford f150 with a v6 that wont start. we replace the cam syncronizer because the shaft bent but still wont start. did compression check and is ok at 140 -160 psi. got good fuel pressure, good injector pulse, and good spark. what i dodnt have is manifold...
1999 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L shifting VIN: 1FMZU35P5X
Owner drove vehicle in without reverse. Vehicle will go forward however the transmission seems jerky. If you attempt to put in reverse, the vehicle engine dies. No blown fuses, no apparent wiring issues that are readily visible. We don't do a lot of transmissi...
2000 Ford Excursion XLT 7.3L Ride VIN: 1FMSU43F6Y
This is a vehicle we've serviced regurly, came in this AM when you hit a bump it will sart virating until you hit another bump, it goes away. The vibration is the whole vehicle like a tire going flat, bad or bent driveshaft, very bad vibration, but as you slow...
2003 Ford Mustang 3.8L Mechanical VIN: 1FAFP40493
Hello Fellow Techs. Need advice this ones killing me. I have 2003 Mustang that originally came with a noise under the hood. A/C compressor was making the noise and fan blade was broken so pressure was higher than normal for our summer weather. I then inspected...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L oil pump oil pressure psi VIN: 1FTSW21P5E
Hello. This truck came in on a hook. It died on the customer as he was driving. I tried to restart and it will only crank no start. Check fuel psi, and it is good. checked crank and cam sensors they are good. I checked icp desired it said 1200-1300 psi. I chec...
2006 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L SRS Drivers Seat VIN: 1FMFU18536
I am helping a body shop do some electrical repairs on this truck. A container of diesel fuel spilled in the rear of this Expedition. It was moving at the time, the operator hit the brakes and the fuel flowed forward under the carpeting. Interior was gutted, n...
2007 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Wont set monitors VIN: 1ZVHT85H17
Good morning iatn techs. This one is for you high performance techs out there. This mustang came in a few weeks ago complaining about a bucking when mashing on the go pedal. He wanted us to change out the spark plugs. Well we found that the maf sensor was bad ...
1999 Lincoln Continental 4.6L powersteering VIN: 1LNHM97V2X
customer brought car in for noise when turning wheels, had powersteering pump noise so we replaced the powersteering pump. After pump was installed we started the car and had high resistance and noise, shortly afterward ( maybe 10 mins) the passenger side seal...

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1966 Ford Thunderbird 6.4L trunk lid VIN: 6Y85Q16065
I am calling this fixed I adjusted the limitt switch and it works the problem is the limit switch is missing a set screw to hold it in place in fact it is broken (missing a piece of plastic) a rebuilt one is on its way Thanx to all for the help especially Tony...
1978 Ford Pinto 2.3L cam / valve timing
This is not fixed. The customer feels that the cam is wrong. I ran a leak down and found that there was from 78 - 89%. There was no loss from the intake or exhaust, only from the crank case. I put atf into the holes to loosen up stuck rings. After setting for ...
2005 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L front pump VIN: 1FMPU155X5
we decided to go with a ford reman trans , i installed and all is good thanks again for all the replies
2006 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FMPU16546
ok everybody, thank you all. i found a little play in the drivers side cam faser and suspected faser valve body to be inop. we pulled thiming cover and also found a broken chain guide. But sadly repairing all of that didnt do a thing to fix it. I drive it agai...
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