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1996 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEE14Y8T
Hey Guys, I've gotta throw this at you to see what sticks. This vehicle had come to us recently not ready for NJ state inspection due to a cold engine (dtc P0125?) complaint. we replaced the thermostat and shipped it running at normal temperature. Several days... Trouble codes: P0153
1996 Ford Contour GL 2.0L clutch VIN: 1FALP6532T
i have 1996 ford contour, 2time changed cluch kit with slave cylinder, master cylinder, after air bleeding just 1st gear engaged not smooth, and engaged noise, but after hold cluch pedal [...], engaged good, i think not enough air bleeding but we already ov...
1999 Ford Contour LX 2.0L camshaft pulley VIN: 1FAFP65Z5X
Timing belt was recently installed on this contour and now it has a po1381 valve timing error code. Removed timing covers and valve cover to check valve timing. Exhaust cam appreared to be off slightly. Removed timing belt and loosened cam pulleys per Ford ser...
2001 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L fuel gauge/ VIN: 1FTYR14V71
To all Techs out there and thank you in advance for the help. Vehicle came in no start with fuel gauge reading 1/4 tank of gas. Did tests and condemened fuel pump. Found the gas tank very low on fuel when pump was removed, gauge or sender was reading wrong. Re...
2001 Ford Excursion XLT 6.8L abs VIN: 1FDNT34JK1
hey guys, whe at the shop modify my 2001 2WD excursion, whe installed all 4WD components out of a 2008 ford f-250 super duty. everything works great "exept" front wheel speed sensors... i keep getting codes 1145 & 1155 wich are front left & right wheel s s . c...
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L Misfire VIN: 1FTNF20P34
2004 Ford F-250 6.0L Turbo diesel was brought to us due to lack of power and misfiring. Hooked scan tool to vehicle and checked codes, these are the codes I received: P0261 Cylinder 1 Injector circuit low P0264 Cylinder 2 injector circuit low P0267 Cylinde...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTPX14574
I have a question regarding oil consumption. This vehicle has been seviced by our shop the last 3 years (30,000 miles). We use genuine MOTORCRAFT 5W20 BLEND oil and WIX filters. Oil is changed between 4,000 & 5,000 miles. Came in today, CEL on, P0022 / P0305 /... Trouble codes: P0022 (p0305-), P0305 (p0306-), P0306 (p0307-), P0307
2004 Ford Mustang Mach I 4.6L Valve lash adjusters VIN: 1F1FP42R84
We just overhauled the engine in the 04 Mustang Mach 1 with a 4.6 DOHC. Crankshaft was replaced, new rings and bearings, valve job, and all valve lash adjusters were replaced. When assembling the engine, we discovered we only had enough lash adjusters for one ...
2006 Ford Focus ZXW 2.0L air in fluid VIN: 1FAHP36N76
Hi, This car is from another shop. Power steering system is noisy, (air). When you shut the car off, fluid spills out of the res cover. Fill fluid to specs, as soon as you start it the fluid airates and will not bleed, I think its sucking in air from somewhere...

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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSX31P74
I want to thank everyone for the replys found D Ring on dip tube gone IATN is very helpfull Again THANKS ALL Trouble codes: P2240, P2241.
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L oil system VIN: 1FTWW31P86
Replaced the oil flter housing adaptor as per suggestions. Also while i had everything out of the way and could get to the ipr took it out screen was torn so i replaced ipr as well. Starts good now. Thanks y`all keep this thing goin now y`hear.
2008 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMCU93158
Tried smoking car in morning again to make sure no leaks were found. Checked ok. Tried power braking and had absolutely no power. Pulled MAF sensor out and cleaned it like many you said was causing the problem. Installed sensor and power braked. Had great powe...
2005 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L 3rd gear
Well everyone already knew the fix, except me. I knew about the intermediate piston problem, but the adaptive learning computer confused me. A quick look at application charts shows intermediate clutch pack applied in second? Direct clutch, in third. The d...
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