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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L brakes VIN: 1FTWX33FX2
pulls to left quite a bit, only braking, harder you push-harder it pulls.. replaced R/F caliper and hose- same, attempted auto-bleed, could not communicate, so replaced ABS unit, now will bleed.. plenty of fluid coming out of bleeder screws. installed new pads...
2003 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, lacks power at times VIN: 1FTYR10DX3
This horrible little motor was leaking oil badly from head gasket. Replaced head gasket and reset all timing marks using Ford tools due to nothing being indexed!!! Oil leak is gone but engine has a notable "sag" in power that feels fuel related that seems to ...
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.8L All Shifts VIN: 1FTWF31Y75
Hi all, and thank you in advance. The choice for automatic was only 5 spd. this is however a 5R110W 6 spd. The intermediate shaft rpm gets real erratic at 2000 rpm and higher, tow/haul light flashes code sets, shifts get screwy and it will try to start in 4th ...
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L fuel gauge VIN: 1FTPW14536
thanks for any help i may recieve.the fuel gauge will only go down to 5/8th.if you fill it up with gas it reads full than when you drive it the gauge will only go down to 5/8 of a tank reading on gauge.customer drove for over a week and added over 20 gal of ga...
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Door Locks Interior Lighting VIN: 1FTPW14V86
Customer described above symptoms observed door ajar message, interior door locks inop,rke fob operates,bed lamp stays on for approx 30 mins scanned vehicle vsm shows multiple codes b1309,b1322,b1330,b1341,b1574,b1338,b2695,b2696,b2697,u1690 \ help i sus...
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWW31P26
we installed factory rebuilt computer and hot restart problem is there with both computers. truck had a slow hot start problem for a while and now won't start after a drive. If I let it run in shop with out driving it will start every time. Trouble codes: P0261 (Injector problem), P0262 (P0263 p0264 p0265 p0266 p0267 andp0268 all injectors), P0611 (Computer)
2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.4L Excessive Emissions
Hello ford techs i have this 6.4 diesel cust. states every few days he gets big cloud of white bluish smoke from tail pipe massive smoke from a stop. No codes runs great it started after the egr cooler went bad he was out of town so i didnt replace them. Both ...

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1994 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Stall VIN: 1FTJW35FXR
0k Fixed and shiped .Thank you all for the help and the time.It was the pick up screen in the front tank.It was made of black plastic and was busted up and a peice of it got into the tank switch valve some how.Replaced valve and all was well.THANKS AGAIN.ONCE ...
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L No Start VIN: 2FMZA5141X
The MAF, ECT and TPS readings look normal and the TPS is in spec. Fuel pressure regulator is not leaking. We followed Dan [...]. suggestion and bled the system down and the next morning it started normally. We pressured up the fuel system and let it sit and tried ...
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Lighting VIN: 2FMZA5146X
After hours of testing we found the bus was being fed a bias voltage from the rear REM the (bus -) SHOULD BE .25 volts average and the (bus +) 4.75 volts average, this one had on the (bus -) 1.5 volts and (bus +) 3.75 volts, after disconnecting the ABS IC...
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L slips in drive VIN: 1FDSW35F71
Hello all, well this truck is fixed. I dont have an answer as to what the problem was. I replaced the trans with a ford reman unit. The cust. is happy and the truck moves and plows snow again. I left a note with the core if they could let me know what they...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTNX21L93
Thanks for the help. The relay is in the junction box. not too bad to do but a bit pricey. thanks again
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L engine VIN: 1FTPW14516
Replaced two valve lash adjsuters in left cylinder head. Thanks for all the replys
2008 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L no 2 or 4 VIN: 1F93128KA8
thanks to all who helped out took the advive of the ones to replace the band in the vehicule took about 3 hours and drives good. i normally don't like doing fixes like this but it was my brothers escape, so he was ok with the potential come back
2011 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L pcm flash VIN: 1ZVBP8CF3B
Unable to flash the PCM on this Mustang. Found a post from Drew Technology ( manufactures the Cardaq Plus). " Ford allows the re-flashing of most modules on their vehicles. Modules that exist on the UBP, ISO, and Medium Speed CAN networks are not currently sup...
2004 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L Relearn VIN: 4M2DU86W84
Well thanks for your help again. But everything turned out ok except for the defective tire pressure sensor sent directly from ford which caused us to bang our heads against the wall for a week. Bought a another sensor and problem solved
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