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1995 Ford Bronco Eddie Bauer 5.8L Unknown
Working on a 1995 Bronco with electronic shift/electronic four wheel drive. The high range 4x4 works fine, but light will not illuminate for low range, and in fact after testing the vehicle does not have low range when activating the switch. Replaced the swi...
1997 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP62W5V
Tested coil pack ok injector ok compression ok spark ok Trouble codes: P0303 (Misfire cylinder 3)
1998 Ford F-150 4.6L shift solenoid pack VIN: 1FTZX18W2W
Hello, Hope some can help me with this one. I have a 4R70W. I'm replacing the shift solenoids. There's a pair of them on a single plate. I removed the solenoids and a spring and orifice fell into my drain pan. I check with alldata and it don't show any type of...
1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTYR14UOX
Greetings fellow techs. I have this feeling that i'm missing something so simple here. The truck will always fire up but immediately stall. No security codes or light flashing or on while cranking. Fuel pressure great. No engine codes. Vehicle had remote start...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1FTSW31P7E
Vehicle will start fine cold. Runs OK until it appoaches 110F ECT. At that point it starts to run rough and finally dies. not to be restated until it cools down. Does this every time. When brought in Stater was dead so I changed that. Multiple codes, I cleared... Trouble codes: P2636
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L alternator VIN: 1FTSW31P74
any weird problems anybody
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L smokes VIN: 1FTNX21P64
Vehicle runs great now. Vehicle starts and idles good, after 30-45 min. of idling, put the vehicle in motion and it produces lots of white smoke. Vehicle has to be in motion to produce smoke. Sometimes you can drive it for an hour (running clean), take a corne...
2005 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FMYU931X5
This is a puzzle..Truck wouldn't start,checked plugs & they were soaked with gas..Removed the plugs ,changed the oil & installed new plugs & truck started for 10 minutes,started to chug & then stalled...On cranking the tailpipe emitts black smoke..I thought ma...
2006 Ford Fusion SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAHP07186
This Fusion came from another shop, the engine runs fine, no misfires, etc, after warming up, upon acceleration the trac light will appear, the wrench symbol appears, the trans goes into limp home mode, the check engine light comes on, and if you continue to d... Trouble codes: P260F, U1900 (Chip malfunction can bus fault), U0073 (Chip malfunction can bus fault), P1657 (TCM communication link error)
2000 Mercury Villager (Van) Estate 3.3L Power Seat, Power Windows, Power Mirrors VIN: 4M2XV14TXY
Power seats, windows and mirrors inoperative. Is there anyone who can help? i have read many forums and blogs but after extensive testing i cannot find a solution. Please help!! thank you in advance for your time and consideration. Ron [...]

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2003 Ford Windstar 3.8L Hesitation, Misfire, Bucks VIN: 2FMZA51413
THANK YOU ALL who said replace synchro and cam sensor. Spinning the synchro by hand showed it "chattered" in the worn upper bushing and runs flawlessly since replacing both. We've had plenty of worn/broken synchros and sensors come thru but never seen this s...
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Park lamp circuit and interior illuminated circuit
Found a bare wire under one of the roof lights. Insulated wire and flicker was gone. Thanks for the ideas.
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