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1998 Ford Ranger Splash 2.5L engine dies VIN: 1FTYR10C3W
wheww what a day this truck is going crazy it came in with a dieing problem when u but it in gear it dies no matter if it drive or reverese so i was thinking it was it was a tcc solinod or torque tried tcc first then tourque no change atall i no im missing som...
2003 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLS 4.0L windshield washer VIN: 1FMZU77E43
I have this truck that just cant get the windshield washer to work. I get 12 volts going to the pump when pushing the switch.I took the chance of replacing the multi function switch and the pump but still wont work..Check the wires in the steering column and t...
2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53203
Hi all,this is about to drive me and my customer crazy... Sets a code p0460 fuel level sensor(see code description). the flex fuel module has been replaced,by another shop. Another shop replace the fuel pump module...with the wrong one.Original was reinstalled... Trouble codes: P0460
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L white smoke VIN: 1FTSW21P06
hello fellow techs i have a 6.0 that has a white smoking problem when cold and on acceleration the smoke goes away when truck sits and idles awhile and comes back under acceleration thought it was an egr cooler we pulled egr out and pressureized the cooling sy...
2006 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Air bag system VIN: 1FAFP53U26
Just wanted to see if there is anyone who has dealt with this code before and any way to check the components without simulators, or would i be trying to waiste my time and the customers, or should i send her to a ford dealer? thanks for any replies.
2007 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Misfire VIN: 1FAFP36NX7
Hey there everyone in Tech Land, This focus was unused for 5 days while parked at the airport . Customer returned and barely made it home. Under powered misfire etc. when the vehicle came to me misfires on all cylinders where stored where present. Voltage meas... Trouble codes: P0316 (Misfire on startup), P0304 (Cylinder 4 misfire)
2008 Ford F-150 XLT 4.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTRF12298
Hi, to all tech. Customer was driving , suddenly truck quit on him.after a litle while he could start the truck, so he drove it to me , running on 3 or 4 cylinder !! no misfire code present , only codes are there (p0353 and p1000)checked continuvity between co... Trouble codes: P0353 (Ignition coil primery wiring problem)
2010 Ford Transit Connect XLT 2.0L Drive belt
Noticed at front belt section bulging and tearing away with belt chirp noise.

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1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZX18W6W
thanks to all who replied. there was still a vac leak i was missing but it ended up being in the brake booster. never leaked with smoke machine but leaked vacuum under dash. when i was testing for vac leaks I plugged off the hose to the booster but I didn't ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
2001 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Mode 6 VIN: 1FAHP52U01
Thank you to all who took time from their busy schedule to offer help!! The vehicle is fixed and passed state emissions. The customer had driven the vehicle for a year without setting any monitors prior to me seeing the vehicle. The only clue I had was the 4 f...
2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX18L02
thanks to all that replied, after studying identifix and finding everyone replaced coils and plugs i decided not to replace them!!i just couldnt get past the wave form looking good on the scope so i decided to check fuel pressure, it looked good,oh no!! then i... Trouble codes: P0308 (Misfire cyl 8), P0316 (Misfire under 1000 rpm).
2004 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L fuel in oil VIN: 1FTRF04W04
Thanks guys for all the input,we had replaced the injectors before,but the where leaking again, becaus it is a farmer and we guess the farm fuel is killing the injectors,so we replaced them all again and hope this will be it,every thing els was good including ...
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