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1997 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L No Start VIN: 1FTDX1722V
Thanks in advance for any help with this one. Vehicle came in as a no start. Replace plugs, wires, and harmonic balancer with no results. Cranks normal and then hard. Appears to be a timing issue. Checked fuel pressure and cylinder compression. Fuel pressure 3...
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)
1999 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L forward VIN: 2FAFP71WXX
I got this 4r70w brought to me by the county garage, the complaint is slips when hot. I got just the trans not the vehicle. I just disassembled this thing, and the inside and outside looks like it was just built relativly resently. Everything looks perfect, se...
1999 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L Cuts out VIN: 1FDXE40F9X
van will cut out like you shut off ign, under med to hard acceleration it will restart again but with lots of smoke & feels like its flooded, high crank effort. we had a p0340 code in computer & replaced cmp seems to rev a little higher than before but problem...
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Hydro boost VIN: 1FTWW33F1X
Need help with a 99 ford f350 Super duty 7.4 liter. The concern is when applying brakes at loe speeds, like coming to a stop. Brakes feel like they get hard at the top and then you have to try and pump them, Any help would be great thank you.
2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZF17251
Ok , i have this f150 that keeps giving me these two codes p0303 , p0304. Funny thing is it does not give the codes at idle only when i bring the rpm's up to around 1500 rpms then i can see on the scanner's misfire parameter (yes).but there is no misfire prese... Trouble codes: P0303 (Cylinder 3 misfire), P0304 (Cylinder 4 misfire)
2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Hc VIN: 2FDFP72993
hello everyone i really need your help! im not to familiar with cng vehicles but this one came to my shop needing a smog! so i ran the test and failed for bunch of things! (NO. and HC mainly) so bank2 sensor 1 stuck on lean, switched that out egr inopperative,...
2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L A/C control panel, radio, door ajar light, air bag VIN: 1FTPX12544
Hello to all. Sorry for the long post. I am hoping for someone to be able to save my rear and bring me back from the abyss. This F-150 came to me with the A/C panel not working at all. No communication with scan tool. Doesn't light up at all. Following Mitchel...
2007 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FTPW14V07
got this this truck here. customer complaint was that at about 100 km/h the truck misfires and check engine light flashes. scanned and has code for cylinder #5 misfire. traced it down to the coil. replaced the coil and spark plug for that cylinder. took the tr... Trouble codes: P0300, P0305 (Cylinder number 5 misfire), P0306 (Cylinder number 6 misfire.)
2006 Lincoln Zephyr 3.0L sub frame VIN: 3LNHM26126
This vehicle is driving me crazy. It has a rub type noise that you can hear and feel in the brake pedal and steering wheel. This only happens when you are accelerating or decelerating and turning right. It will not do it when turning left or going straight. Yo...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1988 Ford Mustang LX 5.0L no hot air blown through vents
well i looked at the blend door behind the glove box and the problem was the vacuum line to the motor was leaking and not opening the door so i traced the line further into the dash and ran a new vacuum line and the door now opened and there was heat! thanks e...
2000 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No power VIN: 1FDAF56F7Y
smoke tested intercooler found large leaks replaced cooler runs good thanks to all who replied
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Timing VIN: 1FTPX145X4
Replaced the variable timing gear and removed the front cover to time the engine
2007 Ford Freestyle SEL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FMZK02157
Well after some debating I decided to stick with my gut feeling. The fact that my fuel trims are close to good mixture and that the engine load was at 47% in drive had me believing something in the transmission was not correct. I do not have much experience ...
2007 Ford Five Hundred Limited 3.0L Alternator VIN: 1FAHP25107
Hey group, SO its been about 2 weeks. We ended up replacing alternator with another one from same company, which again, supposedly supply alternators to the Ford dealer. Have not got any bad news from our customer, we called to check on her and car has been...
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