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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5148W
Hi everyone, I have a windstar I'm having a hard time with.Vehicle came in with a torn up synchronizer and cam sensor, it had been out before and had a repair pigtail on it. I replaced the parts reset the cam sensor cleared codes and started it up, p0340 came ... Trouble codes: P0340 (cam signal fault)
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...
2000 Ford Focus Sony Limited Edition 2.0L obd2 drive cycle VIN: 1FAFP3430Y
car wont pass 0bd2 monitors ,cat monitor,evap monitor,02 sensor monitor or 02 heater monitor,, repl. pcm with used, no codes ,car runs good,,rear 02 sensor does not switch ,, followed drive cycle to the letter,, other monitors do not clear when you shut off th...
2001 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Lifter noise? VIN: 1FTYR14D71
This truck had the head removed for valve replacement. The machine shop said they adjusted the valves. Upon reassembly, it has a very distinct loud tapping noise which was not there before the head work. It only happens at idle, below 1200 RPM. As soon as you ...
2002 Ford Excursion Limited 6.8L Mechanical VIN: 1FMNU43S12
Hello, This Excursion has a violent shudder when applying the brakes. We replaced the front pads and rotors at 116000 miles. Assumed it was the rear brakes. Replaced rear pads and rotors-same condition. Measured run out on all rotors-ok. Check driveshaft slide...
2003 Ford Windstar 3.8L Accessories VIN: 2FTZA54483
This vehicle came in with multiple electrical issues,no blower motor,power windows,wiper motor,or radio,basically anything running off the front electrical is inoperative,lots of body codes for whats not working,however we can turn on anything thats not workin...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTWW33F53
This truck came in for check engine light. Had a code for icp pressure. Changed oil and code has not returned. Now to the running problem. Any time truck is started cold it idles and runs perfect until it warms up. When warm it runs fine underload but idles ex... Trouble codes: P0263, P0266, P0284
1996 Lincoln Town Car Anniversary 4.6L Unknown VIN: 1LNLM82W4T
Came in with no heat from heater determined bad actuator and replaced. Seemed to work OK sent out the door. A few days later customer said it was erratic, sometimes only hot air, sometimes only cold. Checked operation when it came in and found luke warm air ...

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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L no power no boost
after installing the reman turbo and manually actuating the vgt solenoid it started to work but intermittently, we looked at other possibilities like the EGR pulled it out and it was suprisingly clean but still failed an EGR test so we replaced it anyway. The ... Trouble codes: P132B, P2263.
2005 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L engine VIN: 1FDAF57P65
high pressure leak at injector #4 losing high pressure oil under oil manifold. injector physically broken at seat for manifold thanks so much
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L 4X4 low VIN: 1FDSW35P95
What was happening is that this truck needs to see little to no load on the driveline before it will allow 4X4 low. It needs to see 0 mph and neutral trans if auto, or in this case, the clutch pedal depressed. The clutch signal was changing at the 4X4 module w...
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