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1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L master cylinder VIN: 1FMDU34X9V
this car developed a massive leak at the clutch master cylinder i replaced the master cylinder when i went to bleed it out i noticed that the quick connecter was disconnected i reconnected the line and went to bleed it out all was fine until it started to get ...
1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Air bag light VIN: 1FAFP6536W
The air bag light flashes a few times in a row while driving down the road intermittently then goes back off. Most of the time the light behaves normally. My snap on scanner does not communicate with the air bag module or the cluster. I have no way to know if ...
2007 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWW31P97
Last month customer complained of long crank time. It was my first ficm reprogram. 2 of the ficm hardshells have broken retainers , i tie strapped them on. Connections look good at ficm. Used a mirror. No codes. When i watch data truck starts as soon as ficm s...
2008 Ford E-250 4.6L passing gear at WOT VIN: 1FTNE24W08
This vehicle is slipping between 30-35mph during kickdown only at wide open throttle. The trans had been replaced, and this problem occured shortly after. The trans was warrantied for the line pressure drop, but it still drops out. The line pressure is droppin...
2002 Lincoln LS 3.9L Abs VIN: 1LNHM87A82
Intermittent ABS light. Code C1223, indicating loss of LF wheel speed sensor (WSS) signal. With scan tool (Snap On Verus), LF WSS intermittently reads 1-6 mph, bouncing back and forth, while vehicle is stopped. All other WSS read zero. Once vehicle is moving, ...
2002 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L oil pressure light comes on VIN: 1MEFM55S92
Hey guys hopefuly i can get some help from all you ford techs. 2002 merc sable 3.0 dohc oil pressure light comes on when hot after driving for 30 min or so light only comes on at an idle. hooked up wet gauge and found oil pressure to be between 12.5-15 psi @ i...

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2000 Ford Excursion Limited 7.3L Tcc VIN: 1FMSU43F7Y
Thank you for all the quality assistance. This is the procedure I used to sort out the problem. Removed trans cooler return line and measured volume in 15 seconds - Good volume at a little more than a quart. Since the problem occurs when cold these measuremen...
2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Coolant color VIN: 1FTRX18L2Y
Ended up not finding anything, flushed coolant and changed oil and advised customer to keep an eye on the color, been gone for a week and haven't heard anything.
2002 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L starter VIN: 1FTZR45E32
I appreciate all of the replies recieved and maybe this will help somebody in the future who searches the archives. I'm not a Ford guy and was looking for any common known issue that could have caused my symptoms. This starter had the solenoid attached so ther...
2003 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L module coding VIN: 1FMPU16L43
thanx for everyone's help. sent vehicle to Ford dealer who attempted to reprogram and then had to replace module and reprogam the new, then worked.
1997 Lincoln Continental Spinmaker Edition 4.6L Mechanical
the belt noise seams to of queited down but the noises is still there sometimes. i still dont know what is making the noise but thanks for all the suggestions.
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