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1999 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L camshaft syncro VIN: 1FMYU24X3X
Hey guys, looking for some sort of timing mark on the crank pulley of this 99 Explorer. I've got the squeaking cam syncro, and am replacing it, and I believe I have it aligned properly as the tab on top of the syncro is in the center of the window where the ca...
2001 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Misfire
Missfire code po305 when the egr is commanded only. I changed the injector and also switched the plug and wire for that hole. The valve springs are good and the compression is 200psi on 3 cylinders as I did not check them all, just did comparison. Decarbed wit... Trouble codes: P0305
2002 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L wipers VIN: 1FDW35F72H
This vehicle is a Patient Transfer unit.The wiper intermittently come on by themselves.We can not duplicate it and guessed at a module and switch ,no fix.Customer thinks that the washers may be coming on also.Any ideas would be great.
2005 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L No Start, Misfire VIN: 1ZVFT82H85
Car floods out cold, once you get the fuel cleared out it will start and run normally but with 0xygen sensor codes p2196/p2198 and also enters into limp mode. Checked 02 voltages at idle and they read .980 bank 1 and .970 bank 2. STFT's are -24.5%. This car ha... Trouble codes: P2196, P2198
1998 Lincoln Continental 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNFM97V3W
Local shop replaced dash bulb[s], apparently losing PATS security. Only had one key. Cut key. Attempted security relearn. 10 minutes OK. Learn on either key reads: 'fault detected' see diag card. Programs through the VIC if that helps. I'm leaning toward 1st t... Trouble codes: P1681, P1260
2007 Mercury Monterey (Van) Luxury 4.2L Safety VIN: 2MRDA22227
I have this mercery that intermently blows fuse 60 that powers the power door locks. when the fuse blows all doors unlock except the right sliding door this door remains locked. Fuse only blows in unlock situation. With right sliding door lock accuator unpluge...

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1993 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L Pulling Right VIN: 1FTCR10A3P
Fellow techs, I have not been able to determine the cause of the pull or drift as of updating this post. I have parked the vehicle and when I get a chance to expore the real problem, I will update the fix. Thanks to all who took the time to reply, Bill.
1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMFU18LXV
First I must apologize, I did not mention that I had done a compression test and I did a smoke test. I thank all of you that took the time to help me out and your help was crucial in deciding what to do next,( I hate throwing parts at it). Many of your sugges... Trouble codes: P0305.
1998 Ford Ranger Splash 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1FTYR11X6W
replaced injector number 3 runs great customer happy.. thanks everyone Trouble codes: P0303.
2002 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L Transmission VIN: 1FAHP60A42
OK. I know everyone who responded will need this information. The "Reverse Pressure Switch Circuit" was bad. It was replaced by the dealership and the system fluid level corrected. The transmission is shifting fine with no issues. Next time I will not assume a...
2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L icp lights VIN: 1FAFP53U05
Thanks for the replies. Car is fixed with a re-programming of the PCM. Car is working good now and customer is happy.
2007 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L condensor VIN: 2FAFP71W37
Thanks for everyone that replied to my help request. The fix was either to replace the condensor or to install an auxiliary oil cooler that bypassed the OEM cooler. Thanks for every one that replied again. Dave.
2000 Mercury Villager (Van) Estate 3.3L Speedometer VIN: 4M2XV14T0Y
Well after confirming that there was signal to the IP I gave my customer the estimate for a reman. IP from Ford. It took them a wile to decide to fix it but they did decide to spend the money so we installed the IP yesterday and all's well. I'd like to thank e...
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