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1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L vent valve VIN: 1FMDU32X3V
ok i need some help, my custmer has just bought this car and the check engine like is on with a po443 on pulling the valve it was full of dirt so i felt it was bad i have repleced the valve. I can clear the code but as soon as i crank tht car it codes again i ...
1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Steering Wheel VIN: 1FTZR15V0X
Hi all and thanks for your time, ok got this truck in has a shake in stg. Wheel and can be felt in whole truck,when making a turn to the rite or left,and hit a bump (25mph or more)and sometime when straight(not much)have checked comp. Front end ,ball joints,ti...
2000 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FAFP42X7Y
One for you FOMOCO guys. Got this 2000 Mustang GT 4.6 that is a no start. When I got to it the crank sensor and pcm had been replaced. Right away I noticed on the scan data that the rpm signal would go away after a couple of seconds of cranking. Identifix has ...
2001 Ford Escape XLS 2.0L Shifting VIN: 1FMYU02B71
Transmission will not shift into 2nd gear or reverse intermittently. After shifting through other gears, 2nd and/or reverse can be shifted into. Problem occurs with or without engine running. Problem occurs with clutch engaged or disengaged. Holding the clutch...
2001 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L door locks VIN: 1FTRW07L91
Hi Y'all I have this 01 Ford 4 door truck in here with an intermittant problem with the door locks. The build date on this truck is 07-01 so it has the central security module that controls the door locks. The module has this code in it B1341. The complaint ...
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L unkown VIN: 1FTSW31F52
help, this turk dont wont to go came in with a thumping noise from left front with with hubs locked in and in two wheel drive turning right or left,we replaced all ball joints and axle ujoints and spider gears,front hub bearing and locking hubs and fro...
2003 Ford E-450 Super Duty Custom 7.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FDWE45F53
When i first got this bus in it would start if started every day but had a long crank. If left longer it wouldnt start. I found that the high pressure reservoir was low. So i removed reservoir and the check valve. Replaced the check valve and reservoir gaskets...
2004 Ford Excursion Eddie Bauer 6.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FMNU44PX4
This truck came into our shop with a loud popping(we could hear it coming up the street)sounding like it was coming from the intake.We hooked up the IDS and found po278 cyl 6 misfire so we did a relative compression test and found on the IDS #6 was dead.Next w...
2004 Ford Excursion Eddie Bauer 6.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FMSU45P94
Thanks in advance. This one came in with an egr code and a hesitation under load. Diagnosed as egr cooler . I have not done one before and i hear there is an updated cooler . If someone could give me a parts list ,real time to do the job and any help with shor...
2005 Ford F-550 Super Duty XLT 6.0L high idle VIN: 3D7LS38C65
I am working on a 2005 f 550, another shop has installed the high idle onto this vehicle using upfitter switch number 4. when switch is engauged the high idle is inop. there is 12v at switch and when switch is engauged there is 12v at pcm. I suspect a faulty p...
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW145X5
Truck came in for cam phazer noise in engine. Replaced both cam phazers and light came on after second start. I can turn out light and start truck, light stays out. Shut off and restart light will come back on. I have replaced cam sensor, and unpluged alternat... Trouble codes: P0345 (Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction Bank 2)
1999 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Driving Performance VIN: 1MEFM50U7X
Hello, fellow techs. I Thank you all for your help in advance. This vehicle is a head scratcher, as the customer complaints cannot be reproduced in the shop, no matter what I try. This vehicle's electrical system intermittently, and apparently for no reason, c...

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1998 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L P/s VIN: 1FTYR14C5W
this prize fight is over i replaced the reman pump with another reman pump same problem ,i then replaced the rack kept the reman pump on and all is well the fluid in the original pump was silvery /black i thinking pump bearing may have gone bad and clogged up ...
2004 Ford F-150 Heritage XL 4.6L No Start VIN: 2FTRX18WX4
Yes it was the wrong keys supplied by Ford. For any one that wants, I have downloaded an application list of which system is on which vehicle (if anyone wants let me know)I had even received the wrong keys one more time from the Ford Dealer. The style of key n... Trouble codes: B1213 (Antitheft of keys below Min), B1600 (Pats Ignition Key Transponder Signal not Recieved), P1260 (Theft Detected Engine Disabled).
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