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1996 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L Mechanical VIN: 2FALP74W8T
Hello all, I've just replaced cylinder head gaskets and the timing chain, guides, and tensioners on this vehicle. After completing repairs and attempting to crank the engine over with the ignition coils unplugged(I was wanting to build up oil pressure before ...
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2001 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XL 6.8L Misfire VIN: 1FBSS31S81
have a strange problem with this e350. engine runs rough at idle but only when gear selector in is netural or park. in any other gear or under load it runs fine with no mis fire. has anyone come across this problem on one of these fords before? have checked fo...
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2003 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU74WX3
We are really suck with this one. It keeps setting a presistent p0171 and p0174 the fuel trims are both positive bank one around +25 bank 2 is around +21. Both get worse when engine is reved up. Bank 1 o2 was slow so I replaced it. I have smoked it several tim... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean bank 1 long term around 25), P0174 (Lean bank 2 long term around 21)
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2003 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Pass Side Cyd Head VIN: 1FTRX18W33
This new to us vehicle was towed with lots noise from engine, found pass side chain guides broken,replaced both chains,tensioners and guides,came back two weeks later with ticking noise, which was diagnosed as serp belt tensioner,replaced belt/tensioner, custo...
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2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L exterior lighting VIN: 1FMZU73E43
I got this Explorer in because of headlights rapidly flashing on and off. Also interior lights would not shut off unless turning panel dimmer to off. I found broken wire in door to body harness on drivers door. That problem was fixed. Now...the headlights. I f...
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2006 Ford Escape XLS 2.3L Mechanical VIN: 1FMYU92Z36
Wondering if any of you Ford guys have had any experience with a 2.3 Escape like this using oil excessively. Customer was in the other day and was down 3 qts. after 1100 miles since we changed the oil. Wasn't even here for that, I just happened to notice the o...
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2006 Mercury Montego Premier 3.0L Unknown VIN: 1MEHM421X6
Hello there I have a vehicle here with a harsh downshift symptom. I found a couple tsbs on the vehicle I sent it to ford had the pcm updated they informed me that the most current update was already done for the TCM. I have also read about a harsh downshift ts...
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2008 Mercury Mariner Premier 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 4M2CU87148
Vibration in gas pedal looked on alldata and mitchell no tsb's no recalls for customer complaint
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1998 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP45XXW
CHECK ALL THE WIRES GOING TO THE COIL ON THE CYLINDER NUMBER ONE PACK AND ALL WAS GOOD SWAPPED COILS AND THE PROBLEM WENT WITH THA [...] COIL AND RETESTED AND ALL WAS GOOD THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP OUT THERE. Trouble codes: P0351.
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1998 Ford Contour SE 2.0L Front Wheel bearings VIN: 1FAFP66L1Y
The overwhelming response was in regards to bearing quality, which could very well be the correct diagnosis. But I found some intriguing stuff regarding it all. Although it would be impossible to prove that this car really IS fixed since it'll take months fo...
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2006 Ford Freestar Limited 4.2L Stall VIN: 2FMZA502X6
Thanks to all that replied we have pulled the trans and sent it out as the pan was full of metal...Again thanks to all and have a HAPPY NEW YEAR
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