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1979 Ford F-250 Ranger 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: F26SRED019
Bear with me as I am a young'n and do not have a good back round in carburetors. Vehicle comes in with complaint of running rough when cold, having a misfire feeling, smelling very rich, fouling plugs (black from fuel) and has a supposed hard start when hot. I...
2001 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMRU15L01
i wrote the details on repair history ifeel as if its electrical but what shaked wires conectors etc. i feel like theres somthing in common with the 1-4 cylinders on mode 6 does not show any failing cylinders or coils Trouble codes: P0171
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No start cold VIN: 1FTWW33F61
Will not start cold soak. -5c if plugged in starts no problem. Has clean 15/40 oil and quality filter.
2004 Ford Explorer NBX 4.0L engine VIN: 1FMZU73E34
I have a 2004 explorer that needs an engine the engine i am trying to use is out of 04 ranger.the interchange says they are different but no explanation whats different.other than bolt on parts they look the same.The vin#[...] the engine#5G960-AA f...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L engine VIN: 1FTSW21PX5
This truck came in with a bluish/white smoke problem only when power braking or exiting the fwy,no smoke otherwise.The engine runs good and has a new EGR cooler.Any ideas?
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Turbo VIN: 1FTWW31P96
Here's a good one for anyone that can help. This vehicle belongs to one of my good customers. It came in for a loud whining noise at idle. I tested & confirmed that the noise was coming from the turbo & was so loud you couldn't stand to be in the cab or anywhe...
2006 Ford Freestar Limited 4.2L Stall VIN: 2FMZA502X6
Van was towed in with a poor running condition when we checked it out we found that the engine runs fine but when it is put into any gear it will just die and when you put it into park or neutral it starts up and runs fine. Seems like the torque converter is l...
2008 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Air bag VIN: 1FTYR10D78
Ok all thanks again for the help up front. Vehicle cam in for state inspection with air bag light on. Need to get system repaired befor I can pass. Vehicle haas been in a wreck front end pretty bad from what I am told but airbags did not deploy. Codes orginall...

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1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTHX26F3S
Sorry for the delay in closing i thought i did it awhile ago.Anyways the truck starts great if you leave the key on for roughly 7-10 seconds.Even though the light goes out after a couple seconds.The glow gligs and the relay were deffinetly problems along with ... Trouble codes: P0113.
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3FTSW30L91
Got a good fix on this one. I did the wht/blu wire grd test and rpm didn't change, the test Brian suggested. I replaced the valve, cleared codes and road tested and all was good. Thanks to everyone. Trouble codes: P0505.
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