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1996 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L pump VIN: 2FALP73W5T
customer had a whin noise in his power steering so we replaced the pump, used a cardone and second time a motorcraft rebuilt, Im not getting any power steering pressure at all from either pump, like its vapor locked, Ive tried bleeding them on the bench by tur...
1998 Ford Contour SE 2.0L Front Wheel bearings VIN: 1FAFP66L1Y
VIN number is bogus as it should be irrelevant. The problem with the car is that the front wheel bearings continually go bad. I will be installing the 3rd set in about two years' time and less than 20,000 miles. They start roaring away and is just plain deaf...
2001 Ford Focus Street 2.0L Drone Noise VIN: 1FAFP34361
This is a strange one. replaced right upper engine to mount to correct vibration and drone type of noise @ high idle in gear. Mount cured vibration, but not the noise. The noise seemed to be coming from the front of the engine, so we removed the serpentine bel...
2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L No turn signal or brake lights VIN: 1FAFP55282
I have this 02 Tuarus that came in with only 3rd brake lamp illumination. I have replaced the multifunction switch based on other threads. While applying the brake and moving the hazard switch, the brakes would illuminate, but still no signals. If fuse 16 is p...
2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L No Start
Hey all having some touble with a PATS system. This car has been a problem child for a while now. Vehicle came in about two months ago with a no crank no start and the Theft light was flashing. Pulled codes for the security system with the Ford IDS scan tool a...
2003 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FMYU93183
Run vehicle under light throttle vehicle runs fine. Push the pedel to the floor and the vehicle down shift but will not acclerate.replaced intake gaskets because of the surge at idle replaced the plugs. And the rear cat the vehicle runs alot better but the acc...
2004 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L courtesy lamps VIN: 1FTRX12WX4
I have a customer who purchased a used 2004 F150 Due to the fact his '06 Powerstroke left him. Anyway we serviced the vehicle and checked it out for his return home until we get the powerstroke finished. The interior lights will come on when ever they want if ...
2001 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Unknown VIN: 1LNHM82W21
Good afternoon. We have a Lincoln that is driving us nuts. After driving a few miles, the front brakes will lock up. We have replaced front calipers and hoses. After it came back with the same problem,we replaced the booster and shortened the push rod. It came...

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1999 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L forward VIN: 2FAFP71WXX
This one is fixed. The county put it back in this morning, and just called to tell me. As I mentioned this trans had just been built by someone. It had some hard parts that I would have never put in a trans like the reverse drum, was nothced real bad from i...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FTNW21P13
Thans everone for the help going to rec. a trans. Lon
2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L hard start VIN: 1FDWE35P26
Thanks to all who responded.I thaught that it did not have to be programmed but dealer who sold part said it had to.Thay must not be very busy
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