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2000 Ford F650 5.9L No Start VIN: 3FENF654XY
Have this 2000 F-650 cummins with a no start. Is there a way to flash codes. It does have an obd II plug but with no communication. Power and grounds are good at plug. Pretty sure injector pump with no fuel but wanted to pull codes first. Thanks for the help
2000 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L No Start, extended crank VIN: 1FMPU16L4Y
Hello all. This will be my first request for help and It's being done from an over-the-shoulder perspective so, I will try and be as imformative as possible to come up with a fix and create a helpful post for others. Our 2000 ford Expo has an intermittant exte... Trouble codes: C1284
2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L gauges & cluster VIN: 1FTRW08L12
Help!!! It must be "gauges" day!! We have this good-looking Ford Truck with a small problem. When the key is turned to "run", it may take 15-25 seconds for the cluster to "wake up", and then the vehicle will start. (Wouldn't make a good getaway vehicle!!!) Eve...
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTWW33P94
Please see the previous text above. Trouble codes: 2291 (icp too low engine cranking), 2290 (icp too low)
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L broken plug VIN: 1FTPW14545
First time asking for help with this problem. have been exceptionally lucky to this point. usually get plugs out intact, but. broke off 4 on this vehicle. shield and a portion of ceramic is in shield all broken off at top of shield. electrodes came out intact....
2006 Ford Escape XLS 2.3L Mechanical VIN: 1FMYU92Z36
Wondering if any of you Ford guys have had any experience with a 2.3 Escape like this using oil excessively. Customer was in the other day and was down 3 qts. after 1100 miles since we changed the oil. Wasn't even here for that, I just happened to notice the o...
2008 Ford E-350 Super Duty XLT 5.4L battery goes dead VIN: 1FBNE31L48
FORD techs & other fellow techs I need HELP before I pull the rest of my hair out! This is a rail crew passenger van one of our accounts they drive a lot! It came in with the complaint of no start in the am after sitting all night. I disconnected all after mar...
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 5.4L Electronic VIN: 1FTSX21588
Hello IATN Group I have a 2008 f250 here in the shop that when you put it in 4x4 hi it will pop out of 4x4 when you load it (park on a steep incline and spin the tires in 2wd then shift to 4wd) just as you get climbing it will pop out of 4wd. I have tried both...

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1988 Ford F-250 XLT Lariat 7.5L Poor Idle Quality, No Power VIN: 1FTHF26G9J
After pulling almost all my hair out I found that the wrong computer was put in the truck. Got the correct computer and after finally getting it to idle, barely, took it out on the road and drove it several miles. Off idle it runs great, no surging and it goes... Trouble codes: 23 (TP/FIPL sensor out of range), 34 (EGR EVP closed valve signal too high).
1990 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L injector VIN: 1FTEF14N3L
Thanks to all for your help guys! A strange one for sure- the ign module somehow created all that weirdness- now we have normal inj. pulse, check engine light goes off when cranking and pcm acts alive! Greg and crew
1996 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FALP42X8T
Hi thanks for the replies to get the mustang back on the road. We installed a PCM that was not requiring the PATS signal to enable fuel system to function.
2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L Ac VIN: 1FAFP4046Y
The lack of power to the AC relay coil from fuse 2 was because the PCM power relay part of the CCRM powers fuse 2! I was testing for CCRM power with the CCRM harness disconnected. So the CCRM powers itself. Since the CCRM had all the proper inputs but no outpu...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start, Hesitation VIN: 1FTNW21P43
Thanks for all the input the fix was the hp oil pump. Some air leaks at the rail to injector must be normal, we replaced the rail and injector and still got an air leak only on number one. Must get warm and seal up. I have air checked these before and not had ... Trouble codes: P2290, P2291.
2006 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L Abs VIN: 1FDXE45P96
Thanks to all who helped me out on this abs problem. i pulled the left front wheel and rotor. the wheel speed sensor had been damaged somehow. possibley a rock got in there. dont know how it read correctly on scan tool. didnt put it on scope however. replaced ...
2007 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L starter VIN: 1FTWW31P87
Thank you all for your very much appreciated help on this one. Yes, I tried all grounds, I could see, had a cable from battery and tried grounding it everywhere I could. To no avail, with your help, finally pinned it down to the fuse box, thanks especially to ...
2003 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Axle VIN: 1LNHM82W33
This car is back on the road, fixed it using the Dorman kits again since they were under warranty. I appreciate all your input, the comment about the Dorman axles being softer makes sense because they lasted the least amount of time. There was definitely no ...
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