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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Fluid VIN: 1FTSW31F31
I have a customers truck that is a construction worker, he recently pulled a 14,000 lb. trailer and when they stopped it was pouring tranny fluid out from inside the bell housing, by the time they brought it to me they had added 2.5 quarts of fluid and is was ...
2005 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMFU17525
Thankful for any help on this. This truck came in last week customer complaining of surging and stalling at idle with check engine light on. We found P0012 (Intake cam position timing over retarded bank 1) P0345 (CMP Sensor @ ckt problem bank 2) stored in me... Trouble codes: P0012 (P0012 Intake cam position timing over retarded bank 1)
2005 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FMZU73E35
Hi all This Explorer has a very intermitant hot soak issue. It will start and have a very rough idle and per the customer will stall sometimes when put into gear. IT will run rough for 1/2 to 1 minute then smooth out and run great. I have experinced the rough ...
2008 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Door Ajar VIN: 1FAHP35N28
Identifix shows the Door Jamb Switch in the Center Pillar, whereas internet searching shows it in the Door module. Any assistance is appreciated as of right now I've open the door panel and looked around for triggers etc but I don't want to pull the interior a...
2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L Traction Control VIN: 1LNHM87A9Y
We have a Lincoln LS traction control light came on suddenly after the a/c system has been checked. Do not see any problems related to the system we were checking. Has codes U1262, U2003, U2005, and U2008 in the mesage center. Has an aftermarket radio unit for...
2004 Lincoln LS 3.0L interior lighting VIN: 1LNHM86S74
This Lincoln will intermittently turn on the interior lights (also the outside rear view mirror lights come on). It may go for quite awhile with them out and then they will come on for no reason and this will drain the battery. The data I have for the doors be...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1999 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FTPE2425X
The EGR ports was clogged. I cleaned them out and its running good. THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP!
2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L R/f Seatbelt Retractor VIN: 2FAFP73W23
Thanks for your help gentalmen. My data described this code as the right, front, but I rechecked the left, front, as advised and it turned out to be the left, front pretensioner. Then the customer decided to not have it fixed. After all that work. In any eve...
2004 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 2FAHP71W04
I replaced the eec relay and attached a missing ground from engine to firewall.Problem has not returned.BUT the temp here is middle 80's and the problem does not occur above 30*.This is Michigan,could snow next week.I will repost if problem returns.Thanks to ...
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNW21P04
Monty and Jake tagged this one, but everyone got a part if the action! unbolted the ficm to check the harness for chaffing and low and behold, the back plug was not fully seated in the ficm. plugged it back up and re-assembled...NUTH'N! didn't have the green c... Trouble codes: P0268 (Injector 3 circuit high), P0676 (Cyl. 6 glow plug circuit), P2614 (Cmp circuit/open), P2617 (Ckt circuit/open).
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