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1994 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Stall VIN: 1FTJW35FXR
Trucks starts fine every time hot or cold.take off and as soon as the truck gets to 55mph it dies.will restart and run good till you get back to 55mph.could i be dealing with a leaking injector oring or washer ,witch is causing the fuel test guage to pulse twe...
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDWF37F22
Just starting on this one. Not really a diesel guy. The rpm reads during cranking, the oil is full. The resivior at the high pressure pump seems fuell when you pull the allen screw out. About 1/4 inch below the top- has set for several days. Cranking speed see... Trouble codes: P1212, P0340, P0470
2005 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L valve train VIN: 1FTPW12535
Vehichle came in with check engine light and knocking noise. Codes for multipul cylinder misfire. The engine noise is coming from the right bank and all 4 cylinders on that bank are low on power. Checked compression on all cylinders and that was good. I suspec...
2006 Ford E-250 5.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTNS24LA6
Hello to all. We have another problem child that has been here way to long. This E-250 will just cut out. Here is what is does. It seems to only happen when you accell. It will just shut down. Now if you pop it in neutral and turn key it will not restart unles...
2006 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start
Looked at this vehicle 3 months ago customer comPlained of hard starts, had codes 300 316 in memory, replaced plus & wires, seemed ok for a while, cars back with long crank before it will start, only code 316 in memory, car sounds like the rear manifold is cra... Trouble codes: 316 (Miseries on start up), 300 (Random missfire)

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1997 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTCR10A0V
Thanks everyone. Thx to joseph and bill for explaining the normal operation which i thought was part of the problem. Found a cracked hose near purge valve thx to sky i believe. Did not change idle. I ended up backing out idle screw after i was cetain i had no ... Trouble codes: P1506.
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FTDX1860V
With the customer irate with me,and me irate for having to test the vehicle outside in the cold,I but a magnetic heater on the block next to the crank sensor for 15 minutes.It started! I checked the sensor connector pretty thoroughly,and the wiring going to it...
1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L heater VIN: 1FAFP53U4X
WOW! IATN ROCKS! Thanks for fast, meaningful counsel. I raised the front of the car 3' off the ground with a fork lift and filled the system slowly with engine running. I think wasted a lot of time by not draining the system completely before filling the s...
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX14565
It turns out that Michael was right. Number 1 spark plug was the culprit. The other misfires showing went away after #1 plug was replaced. Thanks! Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304.
2008 Ford E-250 4.6L Tpms VIN: 1FTNE24W88
In the words of that great philosopher Forest Gump "Stupid is as stupid does". When I first started, I checked all of the 60 or so fuses and found no problems. What I didn't find was the missing fuse! Fuse #23 supplies power to the vehicle security module(V...
2002 Lincoln LS 3.9L ABS module VIN: 1LNHM87A92
I believe the brake booster sensor is part of the brake booster. Unfortunately I had to leave town and the customer had to pick up his car before I could proceed. If and when he brings it back I will post the fix.
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