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2000 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L Abs Light On VIN: 1FTYR109YT
Vehicle came in with a code 9 rear speed sensor circuit. Resistance test on rear speed sensor circuit was within specifications. Replaced rear speed sensor with new one. Same result light comes on. Light will come on without having to drive vehicle. I checked ...
2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L low volts VIN: 1FBSS31PX5
vehicle charge fine while @ idle but wont increase voltage whit rpms
2005 Ford Freestyle SE 3.0L pop off valve VIN: 1FMZK04185
massive compressor failure---flushed system--replaced compressor and drier--cools good and guage readings ok--however pop off valve activates for no apparent reason. compressor cycles off at 22 psi. low side at about 33--high side 175-225. faulty pop off or a ...
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L valve timing VIN: 1FTPW12506
this pickup barely runs it sets 6 codes 0012 cam over retard 0345 cam sensor circut misfiring 0301 -304 Seams like the hole right side of the eng is misfiring Eng has a bad rattle I beleave it is the vvt mechanism on the right side Mitchel has very little info...
2007 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Raio VIN: 1FTRF12W97
the vehicle has a U1950 stored, BUS line failure, the complaint is the radio comes on while the key is out and the truck is locked, it may stay on for a couple of min. and then cut off on then back on or may stay off. It will drain the battery. No other codes ...
2008 Ford Explorer Limited 4.0L starter VIN: 1FMEU74E68
Have a very intermittent no crank no start on this Explorer. We have had the vehicle several times for several days and have not duplicated the issue. Time to ask IATN if anyone has run into a similair problem. According to the customer, the dash lights will ...
1999 Mercury Cougar V6 2.5L No Start VIN: 1ZWFT61L7X
This car came in leaking oil really bad, so we recommended a motor reseal. Everything seem to go fine, but now the car wont start. I have spark and fuel, and no codes. Is there something I could have left of that would cause this?? Help

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1996 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L line pressure low VIN: 1FMUC24X1T
Well it's fixed. I turned the screw on the EPC valve in 1/4 turn as instructed and the pressure came up to the high side of spec. Problem was it would fall off to approx half what it should've been. So I called the outfit I bought the valve from and they sent ...
1997 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L clutch VIN: 1FTCR15XOV
as you guys suggested ,i disconnected line from slave and pedal was hard.this led me to pull trans where i found slave leaking.customer declined new clutch but new slave and bleeding cured truck for now.will probably need clutch in 2 to 6 months and i get to d...
1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Running lights VIN: 1FAFP58UXX
Ok all thanks again for the info. I put a fuse in it and kept an eye on it for about 3 hours and no problems were found, fuse did not blow. Going to keep checking on this on as it comes in the shop. One person said to check the DRL module, as it may be the cau...
1999 Ford Contour SE 2.0L engine VIN: XLP408900E
Thanks for the consensus offered to replace the VCT gear for part cost only and customer decided to trade this one off for a different car.This is the first time I've ever had this show up and was stumped. Glad I had this resource and help. Thanks again all! G...
2001 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Unknown VIN: 1FTRX17L41
jody from virgina was right i9 was 180 out on right cam. now it runs a have a misfire that should't be to hard to fix
2004 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Broken Plastic Clips VIN: 1FAFP532X4
I appreciate all the replies, I took the broken clips to dealer and they found the correct clips. The inlet side of the clip #2F1Z*9A317*BA, and the outlet side # 4F1Z*9A317*AA. They are not the regular style and they are press in type. All is well now, and I ...
2005 Ford Excursion Limited 6.0L Stall VIN: 1FMSU43P05
Hi Gang, Sorry to say I dont have this one fixed yet. I had some good replys. I tried disconnecting the EGR Valve as Ron and Gordan Suggested, but the stalling issue was still there. The other replies had to do with wire chafing issues. Andy put me on to a...
2007 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Stall VIN: 1FTSX20567
Many thanks to all 9 technicians who offer me help. I drove this truck on freeway for about 45 minutes at high speed and when I got back to shop, it idles so smooth and it won't stall on harsh braking on turns anymore. I guess I clean out the carbon deposits i... Trouble codes: P0174 (System too lean on bank 2), P0300 (Random misfire detected), P2006 (Intake manifold runner control bank 1 stuck closed.), P0316 (Misfire occured in the first 1000 engine revelotion).
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