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2004 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L pats VIN: 1FTZR15E44
pat flashing not reading key towed to ford service put tranducer in reprogramed keys no start after a week of looking for computer ford got a new one . reflashed again truck start was given back made it 10 miles stop truck for gas no start towed to ford same p...
2005 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMZU73K45
im haveing a problem understanding ford ffv system. how does this operating sys know when e85 is in tank? I didnt see and ffv sensor. the issue is only when e85 is in tank, and after a hot short soak, the info i found out of spec is evap purge @0% but evap sys... Trouble codes: P0174, P0171
2007 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L Blend Door VIN: 1FAFP56U27
I believe the impact from the accident damaged or broke the blend door actuator or where it hooks into the door to turn it back and forth. My question is whats the best way to get in there and check the door and the attached actuator/linkage. Thanks, BTW all t...
2008 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Timing Chains VIN: 1FTPW12V68
Ok Ford techs, I'm stumped. When this truck gets warm, at idle, primarily under a load, the timing chain tensioners will lose pressure and the chains will start rattling bad, engine starts running bad so much that you just want to cut it off because it sounds ...
2004 Lincoln LS 3.9L cooling system
Well I fixed this car a few weeks ago with a cracked water outlet. I replaced it and bled the system no problem. It ran great. The owner put 200-300 miles on the car and it overheated on them. I brought the car in to the shop and found that no matter how close...

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2002 Ford F-150 XLT 4.2L No Start, Misfire VIN: 1FTRX17262
well good news it is fixed, we pulled fuel rail off and hooked to motor vac, and found #4 injector was leaking off after it sat for a while, it still has a slightly long crank only when it sits for a half hour or so, if it sits over night it starts rite up. no...
2005 Ford Excursion XLT 6.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1F1NU40S45
Since i knew for sure everything was working on bank 1 from what i can see, i decided to recheck the timing marks again... and since 5 of the 13 replies mentioned it. Bank 1 lined up perfectly, but bank 2 camshaft was one tooth off. When i took off the chain... Trouble codes: P0171.
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