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1998 Ford F-250 XL 5.4L Battery light on
Hi can u guy help me.customer bring car to me with alternator problem (they did replace by themselves ) I check and think the alternator mini fuse burn but I can't find where he is. Can u help me Please thanks
2001 Ford Excursion Limited 5.4L Horn VIN: 1FMNC42SX1
No horn with key on.Genuine Ford security that works fine. Panic button sounds horn,door locks sounds horn.The horn button grounds relay with key off but that ground becomes 12 volts with key on.Anyone seen this before? thanks
2002 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L Oil
This vehicle runs, drives and performs perfectly. After it warms up, the engine produces excessive smoke from the exhaust especially on acceleration and it does happen intermittently. It is definitely burning oil. I was told it might be an issue with the pcv s...
2004 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FMFU17L24
This intermittent problem occurs after the car is fully warmed up. It will not throw a code, and MIL stays off. It feels like it is loosing fuel pressure or spark for just a second. Sometimes if you drive it hard it will go into a kind of limp mode where the i...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTSX21PX5
engine wont start without spraying starting fluid in intake will stay running if you keep the idle up,as soon as you idle down it shuts off,but it runs good when running no misfire ipr% is 75 psi when cranking thanks chuck Trouble codes: P0266
2002 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L No Start, Fuel pump constantly VIN: 5LMEU27R42
I have 12 Volts at the pump with key on engine off all the time and I have a good ground I did a voltage drop test on voltage side and ground side test okay if you unplug the fuel pump relay the vehicle will start after a few minutes it runs until fuel pressur...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 7.3L a/c pressures
Well, you suckers were right. The orifice was totally plugged with tan-colored pieces of something like rubber. A good flushing and a new accumulator to top it off and this thing is very cold! Thanks for all the replies!
2007 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L odometer VIN: 1FTPW14V67
So sorry this is late closing. Thanks to all who replied to this post. This customer decided to send his instrument in to Ford to have it rebuilt. Because we're in Hawaii it took about 3 weeks, but it's all good now. Thanks again.
2010 Ford Transit Connect XLT 2.0L Drive belt
Checked all the pulleys for Allighnment , Ok. Checked the pulleys if they were bent, Ok. Noted when belt started striping and moving forward was When the A/C compressor on. Told customer it needs a $2300 dollar compressor , Also tried to find cheaper A/C comp...
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