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1989 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L loud ticking
this is my personal truck.truck sat for at least a year.bought and drove home.engine was quiet.went to start.long crank,finally started.ran rough and loud tapping noise from passenger side,lifter? started and ran several times over several days.now have noise ...
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTDX18W6V
to all ford gurus out there. got this F150, kicking my but. it stumbles on load when cold when shifted into gear on idle. misfires under load too when accelerated. got the genesis and u can see the misfire count go between 12233 and 18902 on cylinders 5,6,7 on... Trouble codes: P0174 (Lean code bank 2)
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 Five Hundred SEL 3.0L oil pressure VIN: 1FAFP24165
Well Its a holiday weekend so of course we have a problem vehicle. Ford came in for an oil change and a tune up. Did the work, test drove, and parked the car. After sitting for and hour or so, when the vehicle was started - the low oil pressure message + lite ...
2007 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L valve lifters VIN: 1FAFP53U17
Good morning, I have this 07 taurus in my bay that came in with a complaint of an engine noise. It sounded like a typical valvetrain noise,like a collapsed lifter. Pulled front valve cover and confirmed two lifters collapsed yet had lubrication through pushrod...
2003 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L Headlamps VIN: 1LNHM81W53
This one for the ford guys out there Even with the switch and multifunction switch disconnected , one low beam on the right and one high beam on the left.the lighting control module is getting very hot .the ground to the elm has been checked .To me it looks li...

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1990 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L starter VIN: 1FTDF15N8L
OK...I waited long enough. IT IS FIXED!!! For all of you who said "get an OEM starter solenoid" YOU WIN!!! I have NEVER run across this, and I will forever remember this. A factory starter solenoid fixed our headaches. Thanks so much to all of you who post...
1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L stuck lean VIN: 2FTZX08W7W
This vehicle is still not fixed. Customer has decided to sell it rather than fix it. In regards to the responses I received, some didn't even look at the testing results before replying. To answer Bill from Georgia's question, Yes the compression was still low...
2003 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L cooling fans VIN: 2F6BUJ269H
ok guys thanks for all your help i found the problem the a/c press signal wire was chewed in half repaired wire and all is good now thanks to all for helping and happy holadays
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