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2001 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2FMZA52421
we have an 01 windstar with a #4 misfire under load runs ok until you load it we swapped injectors #4 with#6 miss stays at cyl #4 no coolant loss did all intake gaskets Is there an issue with spark under load? (computer) we pulled valve cover no problem there ... Trouble codes: P0304
2001 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Theft deterant VIN: 2FTRX18L51
Thanks in advance. We installed a new shift lever from ford, put everything back together, now the truck wont fire, the theft light is flashing fast. Got code B1600 key inoperative. Truck was driven in this morning with no problems except could only start in n...
2001 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDAF56F01
this truck sets code p1211 after hard accel for about 30 sec. The icp climbs to about 2700psi then drop to about 2100psi and stays there. The ipr is at 35-40% when the pressure starts dropping then it climbs to 65% with no effect on the icp. First I grounded t... Trouble codes: P1211
2002 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L trans shift solenoid VIN: 1FAFP55U22
Vehicle came in with MIL on & Trans light flashing but seesm to run fine! scanned & found 10 DTCs! I feel like electrical problem(loss of power or ground) but dont know where to begin. All tests in shopkey say if other codes present fix first!!! Any common pro...
2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAHP53UO2
Hi all car came in with a surge-miss at idle. They had it at another shop for same problem, they replaced plugs wires coil pack with no change at idle. Battery was dead so no codes-replaced cable ends charged battery went on test drive to confirm problem, surg... Trouble codes: P0300
2005 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, No power VIN: 1FTPW14565
I have this 05 f150 with tps failure codes. it all of the sudden loses all power and throttle control. pulled codes p2106 and p2135. upon testing both tps signals they have smooth signals but dont match up as far as they are supposed to be a mirror image of ea... Trouble codes: P2106 (P2135- Tps/apps malfunction), P2135 (Tps/apps malfunction)
2006 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L Slow to fill VIN: 1FMEU74866
OK FORD techs. I have this 2006 Explorer with a V8 that will not take fuel. I can put apx 1 gal in before the nozzle shuts off. then pull the nozzle out slightly and begin fueling, again 1 gal and the nozzle shuts off. by pulling the nozzle out almost all the ...
2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L brakes VIN: 4M2ZU66E32
2002 Mercury Mountaineer - When braking above 25 mph the ABS activates and the cars pulls right.There is no ABS light on and no DTC to imply any problkem electronically.I have checked the brake parts,rotors pads and calipers all are ok.

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1995 Ford Mustang 3.8L Hesitation VIN: 1FALP4049S
After my Monday morning coffee had set in I relized that it does in fact state ATDC of the compression stroke in the factory repair manual. I was able to borrow the correct tool (OTC part#303-358) and set the engine on 26 degree ATDC of the compression stroke...
2003 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 7.3L Cooling System VIN: 1FDXF46F33
Thanks for all your help guys! We performed a key on cylinder balance test and determined it was cylinder #2. Pulled the injector and the cup was cracked. After replacing cup it ran good. Thanks again!
2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FDSE35P84
This truck was fixed weeks ago. I posted a detailed FIX, but for some reason, it did not save. I am sorry about all this. The fix was indeed the FICM, as I originally suspected, but was unsure of and hesitant to pull the trigger. I got a lot of replies, thank ...
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Differential VIN: 1FTSW21PO6
After quite a bit of back and forth between the dealer and the owner of the vehicle, they ended up rebuilding the entire rear axle. It still has a very slight shudder on loaded acceleration at low speeds, but nothing near as bad as it went in with. A couple p...
2007 Lincoln Navigator L Luxury 5.4L air suspension VIN: 5LMFL28517
This vehicle had a weak compressor. It was unable to pressurize the bags. It was faulty from the accident. No physical damage. It had internal damage. The compressor was venting at the same time it was pressurizing. New compressor and clearing of codes its all...
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