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2000 Ford Windstar 3.8L Windows,Pwr Locks,Radio,Blower VIN: 2FMZA5345Y
custumer complaint that the wipers work on there own and the blower,radio,pwr locks quit working.right now all dont work but the pss. door lock and wind. works using the passenger switch. the codes above r FOR THE F.E.M. k.o.eo. self test when i run the test ...
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
2001 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU70E71
Thanks in advance for any input. I have this headache on my hands. I had this one come in for check engine light. I pulled codes and found lean codes. I checked for major vacuum leaks and found nothing. I have seen several of these with intake gaskets brittle ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
2003 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP38343
We have a car that came in about two weeks ago and the customer said while he is driving down the road the car will completley die out. Dome light, headlights and check engine light (which is normally on) all die out when the problem occurs and the car will di... Trouble codes: P0705 (Trans selector circuit), P1237 (Fuel pump secondary circuit)
2004 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1FDAF56P34
Truck towed in for no start. Customer had water in fuel light on and changed both fuel filters. Would not keep running immediately afterwards. Would start-run real rough for 3 sec. and stall. Had 2 dead batteries that would not take a charge so replaced both. ... Trouble codes: P0113, P0261, P0299
2005 Ford Freestyle SEL 3.0L Shifting VIN: 1FMDK02195
Vehicle came in with no mil on and drove fine but after 30 miles or so of driving and accelerating from a a stop the mil & the wrench came on dash and transmission goes into limp mode. Codes p0961, p0871 ,p0701 codes pulled. I found i can immediately shut off ...
2005 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L Lighting VIN: 1FMCU94125
Hello, I have this escape that the headlights will start flashing when driving down the road,Customer also says lights will come on at night just parked and it drains the battery. We installed a new turn signal switch assembly and the problem seemed to go aw...
1993 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L old car VIN: 1LNLM81W6P
please don't rack your brain too much on this one.I have a customer that loves this model town car,as this is his third one i believe.he wants to know how to better the ride. over the last 2 years we have maintained his car as things would wear.we have even in...

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1995 Ford Ranger XLT 2.3L Accessories VIN: IFTCR1OA5S
ok thanks to seem that the upper harness of the ctm was not wrapped very well and after a little further inspection i found one of the wires had rubbed through do to non burred metal as soon as i repaired the wire the door chime came on as well as the i...
1998 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Loss of power VIN: 1FMRU18W1W
thanks for all the ideas, we replaced the cylinder head sensor and returned the vehicle to the customer. since condition only happened twice in 2 months the customer will drive it and let us know the results. Trouble codes: P1285 (Cylinder head overheat), P1299 (Fail safe stradegy active).
1998 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTYR1OU8W
unfortunately I don't have a lenghty process to tell you guys as a few members mentioned unplugging the mass air flow meter and that imediately worked to get it to run and I had a parts truck so I checked the connector and no corrosion so I tried the known goo...
2000 Ford F-350 XL 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FDWF36F8Y
Thank you for all of the replies. I advised the customer of the amount of time required to do the job, and the potential for other parts required, and they declined to do it at this time. Thanks again.
2001 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Theft deterant VIN: 2FTRX18L51
Found that the remote starter / alarm was the issue. The transponder was seeing 2 codes. In further discussions with the customer, he never used the alarm or starter so we disconnected the box and removed it then the truck started just fine. Thanks to everyon...
2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Warning light On VIN: 1FMCU04111
Well just getting back to this problem. In reply to the 8 who responded. No the vehicle has not been crashed. The problem with the seatbelt pertensioner was fixed with the original fix. I think Kennith from S.Carolina may have come up with the answer. After le...
2001 Lincoln LS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM86S21
we have fixed it,thanks for all the help.this 2001 lincoln ls 3.0 liter, does not have a fuel temp sensor on it.we had installed a computer in this car about a month ago for a trans problem we must have put the wrong calibration number in it or it was a bad e... Trouble codes: P0180.
2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L brakes VIN: 4M2ZU66E32
The left front wheel bearing was bad but showed no signs of looseness or noise.Once we replaced the left front hub all was well.Thank you so much for all the advice.This forum is very valuable to our industry.Thanks Mike [...]
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