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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTWW33F5X
I am not a diesel tech but my friend owns one and am trying to help. Vehicle will start ok but very quickly starts running rough if you drive it(missing)on more and more cylinders until it dies. To make a long story short, the fuel system is filling up with ai...
1999 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L Turn Signal Switch VIN: 1FTNE24L8X
Have replaced four failed turn signal switches since 2006, the last three in the last 4000 miles. Using OE/Ford parts. Inspected wiring harness for damage and no abnormality detected. This may be a stupid question, but can a bad ground for the switch or even o...
2000 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L head gaskets VIN: 1FTYR14X3Y
runs all year long then when cold weather begins here we go again Heads been checked block s ok Is there something to head gaskets each side different part # always # 6 cylinder updated intake gaskets replaced last time
2008 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L battery VIN: 2FAHP71V18
i have a parasitic draw on an 08 cvpi. when everything goes to sleep it draws .25 amps and kills the battery. if i pull the LCM fuse the draw goes away. all other lights function correctly. is it the LCM or the cluster like i have read. thanks. mark
1995 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L none VIN: 1LNLM82W4S
customer drove 10 miles light back on code P1359 thinking maybe a bad module Trouble codes: P1359
2005 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5LMEU68H55
I have a code P1336 misfire monitor hardware. and have have change plugs, whapt injectors and coils and the misfires are still in same cyliders. Help I can't find injo on this code on alldata. Trouble codes: P0114 (Iat sensor 1 intermittent), P1336 (Misfire monitor hardware)
2007 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Air Bag VIN: 2MEFM75V27
Car has been at dealership for 3 days found nothing worked for about a week then blows fuses 22 10 amp wandering if anyone has had this problem air bad module has been replaced already As always thanks for your help

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1995 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FALP42TXS
Okay. Gonna have to close this but I'm afraid I accomplished nothing but throwing a whole bunch of parts at this car to no avail. HUGE "pet peeve" of mine is throwing parts in hopes of a fix. Some how I feel kind of "dirty". A list of the parts are as follows-...
1998 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Timing Chain VIN: 1FMYU22E9W
Thanks for all the info. We were able to reset the timing on one chain and got lucky. It runs.
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FTNX21F11
rechecked injector harnes's both good, tried known good FICM better, but still stalls turn key off and restart 3 or 4 times and can make it back in the shop powers and grounds to pcm check good. waiting on a new pcm Trouble codes: P1316.
2004 Ford Excursion Eddie Bauer 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FMSU45P94
Thanks for help. Dan [...] said it best. If the filter fills up quick and there is no pressure on the HP side then it needs a pump. I pulled it apart to fimd the ball bearing used to plugged the drilled passage had come out making a 7/16" oil leak on the inlet si...
2005 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on
Well I talked with the owner and mentioned that when you are up against a $1500 repair on a 177k engine, it may make more sense to go with a replacement engine. I believe he is going to trade it in on another vehicle. Thanks for all of the replies. I know what... Trouble codes: P0011, P0022.
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