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1999 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 4.6L Oil Leaks VIN: 1FAFP46V0X
Good morning fellow IATN Techs. I have here a 1999 Cobra with a Naturally Aspirated 4.6L 32 Valve 4.6L engine that is showing signs of oil leaks. I see coming from the passenger side of the vehicle, below the exhaust header. Its dripping oil onto the starter, ...
1999 Ford F-150 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTRX18COX
Truck has a very rough idle and customer says that the idle drops at stops. I cant verify the nearly dying at stops. After intake gasket repalcement the only dtcs to come back were p1131 and p1151 o2 indicates lean with p0401 egr insufficant flow. Before gaske... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P1131, P1151
2000 Ford Windstar 3.8L illumination/dimmer VIN: 2FMZA5J47Y
Thanks to all reply's in advance. The instrument and control [radio, light switches, headlamp switches, etc...] illumination lights are always on. Dimmer has no effect at all for illumination lights, even when unplugged. Instrument panel has no codes. Code wi...
2003 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FTRW07613
I am a Volvo mechanic and not familiar with the Ford systems, this is a family members vehicle. After a hot soak it is a crank no start. Turn the key, fuel pumps buzz and the vehicle will start and die. Fuel pumps do not continue to run after ignition. Vehicle...
2004 Ford Expedition XLS 5.4L starter VIN: 1FMZU72E54
hi guys i have this exploer in the shop for a no crank problem i can jump the starter relay and it will crank it seems i am not getting the ground signal from the pcm so i checked the wire from the pcm to the relay and that is good also the voltage from the tr...
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Misfire, hard cold start VIN: 1FTWX31P05
This is a good customer he has gas vechiles that I work on for him. I'm not right up on diesel so any help that you can give me is great thanks. On this truck when it is cold it starts hard and runs runs ruff and has no power until it warms up then runs good I... Trouble codes: P0266 (cylinder 2 contribution balance)
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, bucks VIN: 1FTSX21P25
hi all 6.0 ford diesel guys kinda need some help. customer said that this truck shakes when driving up hills when i drove it up and down some hills for about 24 mins eventually it will start to buck and jerk or the best description i have is that it shakes lik... Trouble codes: P0341
2006 Lincoln LS Sport 3.9L Power Windows VIN: 1LNFM87A26
Vehicle came to us with passenger door power window which will auto up but than come down aprox. 4 inches. Even if you hold switch in the up position, same symtom happens. Tech. went threw reprogram procedures with same symtom. No service codes present. Data s...

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1997 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L brake pedal VIN: 3FEKF38F4V
Thanks to all for your help. We used a hand held vacuum bleeder. We did seam to get a good pedal. There must have been some air traped in the lines somewhere. Either way it`s fixed. Thanks again.
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L autolamps VIN: 1FTSW31P63
well all of you said i twas behind the radio and sure enough it was, someone had the dash out put some extra sound insulation in after digging it out i replaced it anything works great one side note this truck also has a gem module located...
2005 Ford Expedition Limited 5.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: FMFU18505L
Most all of you said check the injectors as this year and model are known for injector failures. Following Martins advice, We simply lifted the injector rail up, cycled the key and wola the #8 injector is spraying a steady stream. Recommended replacing all t...
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