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2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Hesitation VIN: 1FTRX17212
Vehicle was towed in, had to reprogram key to start truck, Trans was replaced wih used unit, speedo runs wild, setting code(P01270), Disconnect speedo sensor @ trans and Road test, Performance and drivability is restored, Swapped speedo sensor with O/E trans a... Trouble codes: P1270
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start, Hesitation VIN: 1FTNW21P43
Hello Group , I am doing an air leak test on the high pressure oil system , We found a leak on the top of #1 injector looked like the o ring. Dealer said we cant get just the o ring. Replaced injector and still leaking! My question is it common for the rail to... Trouble codes: P2290, P2291
2004 Ford Freestar SES 3.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA57614
This Freestar sets a P0401 (insufficient EGR flow) code immediately, checked vacuum sources and electrical. Pulled upper plenum and cleaned passages. The only monitors pending are the Evap & EGR. This EGR has the control solenoids, BPFE, and position sensor bu... Trouble codes: P0401 (insufficient flow EGR)
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty FX4 6.0L Auto 4WD VIN: 1FTSWZ1PX5
Hey everyone thanks for helping me on this one. I don't really work on diesels that much but, this one fell in my lap. Customer complaint is Auto 4WD not working. Switch and light come on in dash. If i put my vacuum gauge on the LF wheel i get vacuum and every...
2005 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3L Stall VIN: 1FMCU95H95
This vehicle will run about 10min then the red triangle light for the hybrid warning comes on,, i get this codes p0a27,p1a10 at ecm and b1342 at the bcm .. The only way i can get vehicle back on is by disconecting the 12v battery for about 5min... Then it will... Trouble codes: P0A27, B1342 (Faulty control module), P1A10
2008 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Timing Chain VIN: 1FTPW14V78
Truck came in for engine noise light throttle with load. Doesn't happen cold but as soon as the vehicle's at operating temp there's a loud knocking noise coming from the front of the motor near timing cover. Sounds like the timing chain's very loose. Engine se...
2012 Ford Fusion SEL 2.5L Power steering VIN: 3FAHP0JAXC
This vehicle came in with electronic powersteering inop after a collision repair. From what I can see there is painwork on both fenders, hood, and radiator support was replaced. This car is too new for me to have any kind of tech info on. Furthermore my scanto...

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1995 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2FDKF38FXS
Thank you for all your help. Record snow falls here and I have not gotten to my desk in days. The injectors were the answer. Customer told us not to pull the injectors at the start because he had "them replaced recently". Our test of blocking one fuel return...
1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L engine will not start and stay running VIN: 1FMZU35P4W
1998 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XL HD 5.4L MIL Lamp on, No power VIN: 1FDWE37L5W
Thanks for all the help, I ended up putting coils in and cleared the codes truck runs great, told the customer that the fuel pressure was low declined the fuel pump at this time, thanks to all and have a good holiday Trouble codes: P0171 (testing and results).
2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L tapping noise VIN: 1FAFP4048Y
Thank you to all who helped with this one. The noise sounded just like a lifter tapping noise but was indeed the rod bearings. Upon removal of the oil pan and bearing caps, I found 4 of the 6 damaged but not spun. Replacing the bearings took care of the noise....
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDSF35L24
tyvm for your replies. ftp sensor was in spec if i forgot to mention that, sorry. also removing fuel cap dropped ftp to spec. found vmv to be leaking, leak was very small took several minutes for ftp to drop while engine running. replaced vmv, retested system,... Trouble codes: P1450 (excess vacum in evap system).
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSX21P25
Thank all for your advice and help. The customer just return the truck for the repair. The fix was #2 injector install new one and the started find in the morning. Thank you again. Trouble codes: P0266 (Cly 2 contribution balance), P0299, P0528.
2003 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Steering VIN: 1LNHM82W93
Thanks for all the replys. It went to the dealer and they put a second module in it and this fix the hard steering concern
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