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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Transfer Case VIN: 1FTDX1869V
Personal truck, transfer case is badly corroded around bolt heads that hold case halves together letting it leak. My question is am I going to get into a mess trying to take bolts out to replace rear half of case, ie broken bolts , stripped holes ect? Would a ...
1998 Ford Ranger Splash 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FTZR15X7W
I posted here a couple of months ago and determined that this Ranger died due to a bad battery, alternator, and ECM. When this first happened, I spent a week and a half diagnosing and checked grounds, and hot connections. Found no problems. New battery, rebuil...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Misfire, No MIL, no codes VIN: 1FTNF21L7X
PLEASE HELP! This truck came to me with an intermittent misfire under load. I scanned with my OTC Genisis, no codes found. I have road tested this vehicle and can make truck miss very bad, enough that the check engine light should flash I would think. I have t...
2000 Ford Excursion XLT 6.8L interior lamps
I fixed the windshield leak but I need to replace the GEM . Working in a Ford dealer all avenues have been exhausted on this end. The module is obsolete and I am having difficulties locating a used one. Does anyone know of a repair facility? Thanks in advance ...
2001 Ford Windstar Limited 3.8L Rev. Clutch VIN: 2FMDA58451
Seeking some knowledge for 2001 ford ax4n transmission . In my reverse clutch drum i have 1 wave ring, 5 steels @ .059" thick, 1 pressure plate, 4 firctions(all thats called for)and selective snap ring. I'm have trouble getting the stack to clearance spec of ....
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 5.4L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTSX21566
vehicle stumbles/almost stalls when put into gear and throttle depressed immediately after start up. COLD ONLY. When throttle is depressed in Park- OK. Problem persists for less than 1 minute. Sometimes associated with cylinder misfire. Truck needs to sit for ... Trouble codes: P0301 (1 miss)
2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Cylinder 6 VIN: 1FTSE34P86
The vehicle devoloped a puffing noise that could be heard from the engine compartment. The air cooler hoses that was routed from the turbo to the cooler back into the intake. The puffy noise was heard. Also from the air cleaner to the turbo was heard. The exha...
2008 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14V18
The repair for the vent control was a simple broken wire on the control side to the PCM. The problem I am having is with the fuel level sensor. I have a very erratic signal (FLI 70-100% back and forth like an 02 signal) both at the PCM (multiplexed signal) and... Trouble codes: P0446 (EVAP vent solenoid fault), P0461

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2001 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L battery VIN: 1FTZR15EX1
thanks for all the wonderful replies... unfortunately we never were able to duplicate the no start the customer had complained about. The owner is a regular customer, I feel the problem will show up again soon.. I will update as soon as I have new data. T...
2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L gauges & cluster VIN: 1FTRW08L12
Well, the Used Car Dealer is sending the truck out for a new cluster. Apparently, this all started after they jump-started it once. (good to know all the details!!!) I retested all the circuits from the ignition switch (all passed) with a halogen headlight as ...
2005 Ford Mustang 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1ZVFT80N55
Finally repaired, after replacing a defective brand new part from dealer. Had replaced the throttle body assembly, car would at least start and run, but would not accelerate. Finally found that new part was defective, replaced throttle body with another new on... Trouble codes: 2195 (Oxygen sensor lean), 2197 (Oxygen sensor lean).
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