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1989 Ford F-150 XLT Lariat 5.8L Steering VIN: 1F38503928
We have a 1989 ford f150 5.8L that has been giving us power steering noise troubles. The customer brought it in for a power steering leak. We fixed that by putting a reman pump on it, however when turning the wheel it whines terribly. We flushed it about 4 tim...
1990 Ford Bronco Custom 5.8L Engine Stall VIN: 1FMEU15H6L
Truck started right up, ran for 5 min. Put it into reverse and engine died. Placed back in park and tried to start and would just crank no start. Checked fuel pressure- at 33psi, checked spark- good, checked injector pulse- good. Tried pressing down a little o...
1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Temp Gauge VIN: 1FMDU32X5V
I have this 97 explorer that will not read temp on the cluster, I have checked wiring all the way to cluster. Sensor replaced. ECT for ECM is working. Replaced cluster with one from the bone yard. Same results. This is a flordia vehicle. Any suggestions.
2005 Ford E-350 Club Wagon XL 6.8L Hydraulic Motor circuit VIN: 1FBSS31S55
Abs light on DTC c1095 Only ther is no other codes i verfy complet power and ground.test motor wth modis it turn on. check pin #16to module#25/#9 power ok pin #8&#24 Grouned it is okay.then i deside to replace ABS hydraulic unit ordered from ford. no change th...
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTWW31P55
Hey guys. I have another 6.0 here with problems. This thing came in with a blown intercooler and a turbo code and a p0402. we replaced the turbo and intercooler. Then i checked the egr with the scanner with egr removed. The valve did not move so i replaced it.... Trouble codes: P0402
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FTPW14535
well this on is stumping me, truck came in 3 weeks ago for engine noise and running rough, replaced cam phazers, ran better but had loud ticking noise from right bank, replaced all lash adjuster and rockers, still had a noise replaced all the lash adjuster on ...
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L steering VIN: 1FTSW21P36
Good afternoon, Thanks in advance for taking your time to assist us with this problem. What We have is a customer complant of no power sterring. This vehicle failed the safty inspection for the power steering. We replaced the steering gear and the p/s pump, bl...
2003 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L Front Differential VIN: 4M2ZU86W73
I have an AWD Mountaineer that came in with a overheated front differential. We put in a good used differential and it came back with this one overheated too. Is it possible being an All Wheel Drive that the transfer case may have caused the problem?

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1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L No Start
dan was dead on yes ihad so much oil that drained down. thanx to all that replied . i removed glow plugs turned over by had then with starter and then 1 hell of a mess . reinstalled all componets vehicle started smoked like a bat out of hell for a few minu...
1997 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L Air Bag VIN: 2FTDF08W0V
Front Right Sensor was not grounding do to rust. Removed sensor and cleaned grounds to frame.
1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L Compressor VIN: 1FMZU32P5W
Hello everyone, And I am sorry for not responding sooner but the vehicle was serviced early of last week and we replaced the faulty/defective compressor as well as replacing the A/C hose (with a dealership item). Re-checked for leaks and nothing so re-charged...
2000 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L No Start VIN: 3FAFP3131Y
hi all, sorry it took so long to get back to this but had to wait on customer to ok repair. reman pcm fixed it, no tack jumping or injector pulse with key on. thanks to all who replied sure helps to have other ideas when you scrathed all your hair off your he...
2000 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L cylinder #5 VIN: 1FAFP522XY
hey guys thanks for all the help i checked the coil swaped it with a new one still runs the same checked injectors b4 and after i replaced bad one. it ended up being new injector... there are 2 types of eng in this model taurus a flex fuel one and a non flex f...
2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L idle stays high VIN: 1FAHP56S72
replaced iac, guess iac % is not exactly a computer command or pcm giving given error reading, was not computer commanding open.
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Engine VIN: 1FTPX14514
The vehicle is coming in this week to be repaired. We are going to first check engine oil pressure with a mechanical gauge then replace spark plugs with updated motorcraft plugs as suggested by several technicians. We also checked exhaust backpressure to see i...
2004 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L noise in center like transmission VIN: 1FMZU62K34
thanks for the help but what i found after many hours was on left rear wheel parking brake cable has a bracket at frame that holds cable into place was bent and would rub on inside of rim causing noise to travel into cab via brake cable looks like bracket w...
2006 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Timing Chain VIN: 1FMYU93126
problem turned to be exhaust cam timing gear had slipped a fraction,believe it or not cam gears and cam lobes are pressed on, replaced both intake and exhaust cam shafts on right side of engine everything lined up starts and runs just as it should, another nig...
2007 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FMEU73E17
Thank you to all who replied, and also I'm sorry it took so long to get back to everyone.I just got the truck back a few days ago. Remember that this vehicle had 19" of vac. @ idle and it was steady as a rock. This didn't change, but after exhausting all my el... Trouble codes: P0316, P0304.
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