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1989 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FMEU15N5K
Thank for the help guys I hope someone can tell me how to make this old beast go away! We are a gm dealership and so far this truck has been through 3 techs here before I ended up with it, My best service adviser inherited this bronco so he cant get rid of it ...
1997 Ford Taurus SHO 3.4L Misfire
This vehicle had and has been to 3 Ford dealerships and two other shops besides us. It had several problems, mostly related to coils shorting out and affecting the computer. We fixed all problems except this last one. All data is good, except that when started... Trouble codes: P0304 (Cylinder 4 misfire)
1999 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L Steering VIN: 1FDAF57F7X
Alright all you ford guys,i have this F550 salt truck that is driving me nuts!!!.I know these fords are known for hard steering but this truck is only hard while turning the wheel to the right.I have pulled the tires and checked the u-joints,ball joints,steeri...
2003 Ford Explorer Sport XLS 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMYU60E93
Engine is slightly running rough when warm at idle. This is a long time customer that knows his Explorer well. About 2 months ago he starts complaining of a rough idle when warm. I have looked at this with the IDS and here is what I have seen. On power balance...
2004 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L fuel in oil VIN: 1FTRF04W04
HI we have this ford that slowly fills up the oilpan with fuel, first replaced 2 injectors,didnt look good, problem still there than we replaced all injectors, and fuel is still building up in the oil pan, fuel regulator works and does'nt seem to leak, any ide...
2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FDWE35L56
Van came in for misfire at idle. Hooked up scan tool and found no misfire codes current or history. Mode 6 showed no measured values of any misfires on any cylinders. Can set check engine light by running engine and pulling coil connectors. Can set p0301- p030...
2007 Ford Mustang 4.0L Battery VIN: 1ZVFT80N97
This is my kid's car. Two years ago I put in a new Motorcraft battery. A couple months later he calls me at 2:30 in the morning, the car died on the road. After a flatbed ride I found the new battery had a totally dry cell, the one right next to the pos post. ...
2010 Ford Taurus SE 3.5L Brakes VIN: 1FAHP2DW0A
Gentlemen, thanks for your help on this one. We did rear brakes and rotors on this vehicle. Now on the right rear, when we push the brake pedal it goes to the floor then pumps up. There are no leaks in the system and there is no air in the system. We tried to ...
2007 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L Differential VIN: 4M2EU47E07
Good morning everyone need help with this 1 This truck is 4 wheel drive auto It only does this problem once in a great while mostly when its cold You put the truck in drive or reverse turn the wheel just a little bit and it feels like the front end or the rear...

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1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.0L transfer case VIN: 1FTEF14N6S
Well it looks like this could have been an easy fix.Unfortunately I didnt double check my customers work.He installed a transfer case actuator and somehow boogered up the whole shooting match.It appears that it was clocked wrong which put it in a bind.I reins...
1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA5149T
Thank you for all the helpful replies. the customer left for Central America for a couple of weeks & returned recently. I should have mentioned that the egr ports were clear when I changed the intake gaskets so I know that wasn't the problem. I ran a running c... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire).
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L 3rd gear VIN: 1FTSX31F52
Thanks for the replies. Installed rebuilt trans. Shifts good now. Could have been sticking valves or direct clutch. Both got replaced with trans.
2006 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start
rerprogrammig straightend this car out, thank you for your input guys ! Trouble codes: 316 (Miseries on start up), 300 (Random missfire).
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWW31P26
It was the injector seals leaking and I have not finished the repair yet. I put pressure to the oil rail and the air came out of the injector seals. Trouble codes: P0261 (Injector problem), P0262 (P0263 p0264 p0265 p0266 p0267 [...] all injectors), P0611 (Computer).
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