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2003 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Speedomer, ABS light VIN: 1FAFP34333
This Focus is killing me, and I hope someone here has some input. It came in 1 month ago because the speedometer and fuel gauge didn't work. A quick diagnosis condemned the instrument cluster, so we got a reman unit from Ford. After the installation, the ABS a...
2005 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L no power delay pedal VIN: 1F23456788
hi, i REALY need help on this one and i know im not the only one with this problem but you will have the solution. OK pull the engine out of this shuttle bus and replaced the head gaskets and installed remanufactured heads. notice leaking on the bed plate and ...
2005 Ford E-250 Super Duty 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSW21535
Hi all you Ford guys. I haven't ran in to this one before. Customer states that the when the ck eng lt comes on the truck will run with loss of power. According to Mitchell theory when this code appears and it's not fixed the truck will start cancelling inject... Trouble codes: P1299 (Cylinder head temp overheat)
2008 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDXX47Y8E
Has rough idle like misfire, sometime wil set check engine light on. Black smoke sometimes and no power. Code p0171,p0300,p3316 keeps coming back. Trouble codes: P0171 (p0300-), P0300 (p0301-), P0301 (p0303-), P0303 (p0113-), P0113 (p0316-), P0316 (testing and results)
2003 Lincoln LS 3.0L Hesitation VIN: 1LNHM86S43
Morning all, does anyone have accutate specifications for fuel pressure on this car. has 42psi on cold start and as it heats up it will gradually go up to 67psi hot at idle and 62 hot at hwy speeds. Seems abmormal to me. Having a int hesistation with this car ... Trouble codes: U1041 (invalid or missing data for speed sensor), U1262 (data link fault)

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1970 Ford Torino Cobra 7.0L Tach VIN: 0A38J15588
Thanks for all the great help and advice...this tach does run off the Positive side of the coil and after understanding this "brighter idea by ford" we were able to wire it up correctly and find the coil is internally shorted. customer will send cluster off f...
1999 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L Engine VIN: 1FDAF56F8X
I received alot of good info on this truck. The braided steel oil hoses from the pump to the cylinder heads were in good shape. Found a leak at a plug in the rear of the pump and the pedestal was leaking which was a little challenging to repair. Also discovere...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L Lack of power VIN: 1FMDU73W42
thanks for all help, we ended up changing the cat. convertors, back pressure is now 1 psi on both sides and the pressure is steady, this also helped with a late shift problem, this was one of those problems you knew in your gut but needed to hear from someone ...
2002 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L instrument panel VIN: 1FAHP60A22
The vehicle is fixed. While the consensus was the dimmer switch, it checked out ok and as stated earlier the radio and ac system console worked with the dimmer. The answer was the FEM module. Replaced it and all appears good. Somehow, with the light switch...
2006 Ford Mustang 4.0L Compressor VIN: 1ZYFT8ON86
This one is fixed. It has been a learning repair to say the least.First off i would like to thank Steven from Illinois he got me on the right track on this repair. we had the whole car apart inside and out troubleshooting the cause.This is one for the record. ...
1988 Mercury Grand Marquis 5.8L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 2MEBM75F9J
Thanks to everyone who replied to my request. Brian from Tennessee was right about the injectors. I re-flushed the injectors two more times. This time I used ford injector cleaner. 90% of the hesitation went away. Informed the customer that if problem persists...
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