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1984 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, vibration VIN: 1FTDE15F1E
engine vibrates and has no power doesnt seem to miss just dont have enough power to shift gears and vibrates enough to shake the whole truck a lot
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTNW21LXX
Customer came in with a rough running complaint. Scanned and got a P0304. Checked compression)ok.CHecked for power to coil)ok. Tech changed spark plug and Coil, Noid light confirmed power to injector. Cleared code and test drove, Miss and Code came back. Repla... Trouble codes: P0304 (Missfire 4 cyl)
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Lighting VIN: 2FMZA5146X
Headlights come on and off, blower pulses on and off, When starting the Oil light, Charge light and Brake light, SRS light on the dash stays on at times, sometimes the Anti-thief light stays on or blinks rapidly, If you shut off the car then restart, you hav...
2000 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L door locks, power windows, courtesy lights, blower
came in with no power windows, door locks, dome light, blower motor. suspected GEM but ran test, got data from GEM, had a trunk release circuit code. unplugged trunk release button, checked fuses, had blown GEM fuse #11, no power at fuse #26; removed fuse bloc...
2001 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FDAF56F61
I actually have two of these trucks in the fleet that act the same they crank over just fine but wont fire, if they crank long enough they eventually start to catch a little. After it starts running it is really rough and slowly but surely it gets smoother and...
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L slips in drive VIN: 1FDSW35F71
Hello group , I have this 01 f350 in the shop that is used for snow plowing and he is a general contractor. I replaced the trans roughly 6 years ago after a line had blown and the trans was burnt up. The truck will slip at times only in drive reverse is fine. ...
2002 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.4L Rear HVAC Blower VIN: 1FDWE35L92
Have a rear blower motor that works most of the time at initial key-on at any speed, but if put into reverse the blower motor stops and usually does not restart until the key is cycled with the transmission not in reverse. On occasion it takes multiple key cyc...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L no power no boost
truck came in to me with no power, turbo will not build any boost at all, I can see the duty cycle fluctuating with no change in psi however I cannot seem to command it with my snap on solus. Egr and Ebp sensors are clean, Ebp sensor tube is clear boost piping... Trouble codes: P132B, P2263
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L oil filter adapter VIN: 1FTPW14594
This may seem like a dumb question, but how do you get the oil filter adapter off? MOD only gives 1.6 hrs, not enough to pull the front differential.
2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Broken spark plug VIN: 1FTPX12564
Hello, I have an issue with 2004 Ford F-150. Most of us have had the displeasure of removing broken spark plug ends from a triton engine. Although I took all the precautions removing the plugs , 7 out of 8 of them broke when removing,...and of those 7, I had ...
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FDSF31L44
This truck was brought to me by another dealer.He said He had a PO 320 trouble code for engine speed sensor and the truck would start and die,when revved up he could keep it running for a short time.It came to me as a crank,no-start.I scanned computer,found no... Trouble codes: P0320
2005 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L engine VIN: 1FDAF57P65
come in for no start. injector pump failure. replace injector pump oem ford. replace lift pump for no rail pressure. replace sensor for injector pressure ipr still no start. no codes and injector pressure increases to 160 psi when cranking. help would be appre...
2005 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FAFP73W65
Hello Fellow tech's. At IDLE ONLY, one bank (2) has misfire at idle. Off idle, condition goes away and drives great. Spark plugs look good. I have done a smoke check without finding a leak, but maybe an internal intake leak/crack??? 02 is switching good on ban... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multipal misfire), P0355 (Primary ignition)
2006 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L fuel delivery VIN: 1FTPF125X6
Vehicle failed emissions test due to high NOx. After replacing catalytic converters NOx levels were dropped to 2.7 from 4.1gpm. Limit is 2gpm. Important thing to understand here is that this vehicle has been converted from a regular gas engine to a natural gas...
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L engine VIN: 1FTPX14546
After a hard run when this truck goes to idle sometimes it will rattle real bad,like the valves are hitting the pistons. If you rev it then it stops. It did it last summer and I thought maybe the cam sensor was out of wack so I replaced it and it quit. The own...
2009 Ford E-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L pcm VIN: 1FDEE35L99
good morning to all you other techs i've got a 2009 ford e350 goshen coach built pass bus i'am new at flashing & programing modules. ford had an update for the pcm when i tryed to install update message on screen said failed to up load. now the darn thing won'...
1999 Mercury Villager Estate 3.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: 4M2XV11T3X
Ok guys here is a weird one, hopefully some of you have already seen something similar: this mercury villager (nissan quest) failed the smog check due to high co, scanned data shows system going into closed loop, o2 sensors take a long time to start reading, t... Trouble codes: P0325

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1996 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Steering VIN: 1FTHX26F1T
Right side axle joint is bound up. Client swears this is not the cause and removed vehicle from shop. Got pissed at the diag fee. O-well you were informed of this at the beginning and you signed the RO. I fully expect a charge back from his credit card.
2001 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L dash lites/signals VIN: 1FAFP56S41
customer did not approve service ground sounds like the most likely cause
2006 Ford Focus ZX4 2.0L 1-2 shift only VIN: 1FAHP34N76
Thanks for all the replies. after reading the responses decided to drop trans pan. had lots of metal shavings and chunks in pan. took trans apart found that the direct drive was destroyed. so we replaced the whole trans assem. with a used one problem fixed tha...
2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FDWW36R98
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