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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.8L No Start VIN: UNKN0WNV1Y
this vehicle has no codes for coolant temp sensor issues, but it floods when you try to start it cold. so i was informed that the temp sensors have alot of issues on these so i testes CHT CTS and IAT. CTS was the only one that tested bad. replaced sensor and t...
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L O2 monitor not ready VIN: 1FTWW32S22
Customer requests for regular maintenance and smog inspection. No service codes were found but unable to complete the monitors for smog test. Oxygen sensor and heater for o2 sensor, both monitors are not ready even customer drove up to sanfransisco and back to... Trouble codes: P1000 (Drive cycle incomplete)
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNW21P04
Dang six liters!vehicle came in on hook. customer got out of truck with it running to open gate and truck stalled and wouldn't start back. truck will crank for a few seconds then hit one time and die. runs for 1-1 1/2 seconds.KOEO P0268 inj 3 circuit high and ... Trouble codes: P0268 (Injector 3 circuit high), P0676 (Cyl. 6 glow plug circuit), P2614 (Cmp circuit/open), P2617 (Ckt circuit/open)
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L egr cooler or hd gskt VIN: 1FTWW31P15
Is there an easy way to determine a blown head gasket versus egr cooler. This truck has heavy whit smoke out of the tailpipe. The engine oil level has increased slightly as well but is not milky. The customer towed it over two hundred miles because it started ...
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FTPW145X6
Hi all I want to start with a thanks in advance. This truck when at operating temp once and awhile will stumble and stall when in gear Drive and Reverse. When it does the engine oil presure flutters (checked with a manual gauge) but adverages 25psi at idle No ...
2008 Ford Escape XLT 2.3L Noise VIN: 1FMCU93Z08
This Escape has a rather loud whistling noise coming from he intake manifold area. The noise goes away when we remove vacuum from the Manifold Tuning Valve Actuator. No leaks found during a smoke test, though smoke does come from the back of the Actuator. Doe...

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1998 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L flywheel to starter mesh
Thanks everyone for your time and input! Customer has decided not to have any further work done to this vehicle and has decided to sell it. After checking the crankshaft end play and finding it within spec, I told him the only other thing to do at this time ...
2000 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L Oxygen Sensor VIN: 2FMDA5348Y
thank you for all the help. after more diagnosis, i found that the injectors on bank 2 were working but not properly. fuel volume was low. thanks to all that helped.
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