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1989 Ford Bronco II XL 2.9L gauge cluster lighting
Hello all. Have a customer that has done a 4.0L engine swap from a 1992 explorer. All the explorer harness and related under hood components were installed with the motor. The fire wall pass through connector from the explorer fits into the bronco's original l...
1998 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Monitors VIN: 1FMZU34E5W
Hello every body im stuck on this vehicle. The customer came in becasue it would not pass emissions. So we check the vehicle there is no check engine light but the o2 sensor minitor ,heathe monitor and evap monitor don't run so i check for any vacuum leaks no ...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNX21P03
hey everybody!i'm posting just to get some advice for this truck that it's suppose to come tomorrow for no start.a friend of mine scanned and told me that only had codes for icp but when i was going home yesterday decided to pass by with my scanner to double c... Trouble codes: P006A, P0401, P0403, P2290, P2291, P2617
2003 Ford Windstar Limited 3.8L 1-2 VIN: 2FMDA58483
We have a issue with a suddan downshift right after the 1-2 shift. Almost as soon as it shifts into 2nd it acts like it down shifts back to first and than upshifts normal from there. The trans data does not show the trans downshifting it still shows the trans ...
2005 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L all VIN: 1FTRX14W35
Vehicle came in requiring a brake job due to worn friction material. Replaced right side calipers which were seized due to extreme corrosion,as well as the front and rear brake pads and machined all rotors which are within specs. Under light braking applicatio...
2006 Ford Expedition King Ranch 5.4L 1-2 shift, 2-3 shift VIN: 1FMFU17566
Customer brought in vehicle with a description that sounded like secondary ignition miss/buck/jerk. Checked and found no codes. Checked Mode 6 data and found no stored misfire data. Road tested vehicle with scanner to watch cylinder contribution, still suspect...
2006 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Ok ford guys, here you go...this 06 f150 when the ambient temp is below 60 it will flood out on cold start. It normally will start, miss, puff black smoke, may die, if it dies, you have to hold it to the floor to start it, starts up and runs ok, once warmed up... Trouble codes: P0316
2008 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L battery VIN: 2FAHP71V18
I have this Crown Vic Interceptor that seems to have a draw that it shouldn't. The vehicle came in with a complaint of slow/hard cranking after sitting for a couple of days. I found that the problem was in the circuit powered by the J-fuse #104 in the battery ...
1996 Mercury Villager (Van) GS 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 4M2DV11W6T
This van was towed into our shop as it just died on the hwy. When the customer was driving. We were able to get it to start for a bit and check the codes as noted. The o2 is not showing any activity at all. Have never had on of these cross bread ones here befo... Trouble codes: P0325 (Knock sensor), P0171 (O2 bank 1 sensor 2), P0731 (Trans 1st gear)

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1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMPU18L1W
Thank you all for your input. The smoke test revealed the fitting for the PCV valve tube in the back of the intake manifold had deteriorated and was causing the lean condition. Thanks again to all !!! Trouble codes: P0131 (HO2S Sensor circuit out of range low voltage B1S1), P0151 (HO2S Sensor circuit out of range low voltage B2S1), P1131 (Lack of HO2S B1S1 switch sensor indicates lean), P1151 (Lack of HO2S B2S1 switch sensor indicates lean).
2002 Ford Excursion Limited 6.8L Mechanical VIN: 1FMNU43S12
I'm not used to working on trucks this size. I never felt a brake pulsation like this. It was pretty simple. Front rotors were slightly warped.(Run out with dial indicator looked good though) Put the on-car brake lathe on. Stops smooth now. The vibration when ...
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWW31P96
We followed the many suggestions and pressured up the HP oil rail and found a leaking fuel injector. Replaced the injector and now it starts better cold and on the first crank hot. Thanks to all that replied. Trouble codes: P0272 (cyl 4 contribution low).
2008 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3L left turn signal VIN: 1FMCU49H88
I am going to go ahead and close this because this bad boy is going to the dealer. Decided to do a voltage drop test like a couple of you suggested. Disconnected the GEM and ran power to the bulb thru the Gem connecter. Bulb lit up nice and bright.Wiggle test...
1995 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L none VIN: 1LNLM82W4S
A couple of you hit it right on finally got boss to get a motorcraft module installed module cleared codes reset KAM test drove all ok customer had for two days came by and said all is well thanks to all who responded Trouble codes: P1359.
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