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1995 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L ignition VIN: 1FTCR14A9S
This customer requested new door lock cylinders and a new ignition lock cylinder because the door lock key window was messed up by a screwdriver & the ignition had the famous stripped thumb wheel. I removed the ignition lock cylinder at the end of the day & I ...
1996 Ford Probe 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZVLT20AXT
Car came in for p1407 and found egr valve stuck open.Car ran good but had egr code.Replace egr assembly which egr positon sensor on it.Found egr passage clogged.Cleared out.Code comes back.Hooked vacuum pump to valve and dies when add vacuum.Did ford ruuning t... Trouble codes: P1407
1998 Ford Ranger Splash 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10C4W
This truck has a P0171 stored, fuel trims as noted. Trims clear out off idle and while driving. Behaves like a normal vacuum leak. Disconnected all vacuum, breather, and PCV hoses and lines and capped them off. No change. Looked for gasket leaks with propane. ... Trouble codes: P0171 (B1 Lean)
1998 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP52S1W
This car came in as an intermittent crank-no start. ran fine last week, Monday morning came in and car wouldn't start. acted flooded, found worn plugs, replace plugs and wires, car still wouldn't start, check compression on front bank, 75-80-50, checed again w...
2000 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No power VIN: 1FDAF56F7Y
Just installed a reman in our tow trk engine runs fine at idle starts good sounds good no koeo codes koer no codes under load it just wont pickup foot to floor 55mph can hear turbo spool up but no boost almost like a clogged cat on a gas auto trans just will n...
2003 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FTRF17203
Hello, and thanks for the help in advance. I have an f150 here that intermittantly cuts out for a split second and then picks right back up and works as if nothing is only seems to do it when you first pull out or if you have been off the gas coasting...
2005 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L runon when shut off VIN: 1FTVF14525
I was wondering if there might be an update for this trk. The owner says it will run on when its shut down after getting it up to temp.He also said mileage is down. Haven't been able to verify either is there a pcm update. Temp looks normal.
2002 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Windows / Radio/Shift lock VIN: 5LMFU27R82
Customer called and stated Truck wont come out of park. and windows wont work . after more checking Radio and sunroof and rear vents also not working . Almost seems that any circuit on acc. delay relay are not working . Checked CB 601 at battery fuse block and...

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1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FTZX17WXW
well i had to put this vehicle aside for now. lucky its a spare car for one of my friends. as soon as i figure it out i will post the fix. thanks to all who replied.
2006 Ford Focus ZX4 2.0L Cuts out, Anti theft light fli VIN: 1FAHP34N06
thanks agin for all the help this one was a challange but its fixed after many of sleepless nights and the dealer sending us on a wild goose chase checked all wiring and grounds we confirmed pcm insalled new pcm and programmed to the car this one is out the do... Trouble codes: B1601.
2008 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14V18
So Zac managed to find me the part# that my local dealer could not. It is "6L3Z-14407-A" The new buffer is not perfect it has about a 5% random error. The old one had about a 20-30% error. It does seem good enough to keep the ICP happy. No codes and a correct... Trouble codes: P0446 (EVAP vent solenoid fault), P0461.
2011 Ford F-150 Platinum 6.2L Mirrors VIN: 1FTFW1E60B
2007 Mercury Monterey (Van) Luxury 4.2L Safety VIN: 2MRDA22227
Thank you very much for the info. Each time the customer dropped the vehicle off with the fuse blown they gave me another peace of info. This time they informed me that the passenger sliding door was taken off the vehicle to repair some body damage on the righ...
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