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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L cylinder head VIN: 1FTNW21L9X
Hi Group I'm working on this 99 F250 with 5.4, which blew a plug. Which tool kit should I buy to fix that issue professionaly!! Did anyone used the carquest tool STL6500 whitout removing the heads?? Thanks for any input Rene
2000 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP55S9Y
This 2000, 24V. Taurus starts and runs fine 95% of the time. Occasionally after sitting the engine just cranks, but doesn't start. The when this happens, the theft light goes on momentarily, when the key is first turned to ON, the goes out, as it does all othe...
2001 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1FMRU15W01
ok ford guys need help on this 1 this expo is killing me truck came to me with a mirfire and lack of power pulled codes found p0354 coil circuit on #4 that problem is fixed and now runs smooth but at about [...] the truck will fall flat on its face the fuel...
2002 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L fuel tank VIN: W12ZA34332
when you try to put gas in it kicks the pump off.tank is only 1/4 full.it will only take a few cents at a time.
2006 Ford Expedition King Ranch 5.4L Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FMFU18516
Greetings Ford Techs. This Expedition is eating my lunch and here's the history behind it. In about December it came in for an extended crank when warm problem. We narrowed the cause down to a leaking injector but the customer didn't want to do anything about ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire Detected)
2007 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L Coolant in spark plug hole VIN: 1FTRW12W57
The customer states that engine has never overheated. But after 1,000 miles of getting tune up at Firestone , NOT a 3-valve engine, it started to misfire, they cleaned up the coolant in #5 hole, problem gone. Now he brings this truck to us. It had code P0306 a...
1994 Lincoln Continental 3.8L Parking Lights VIN: 1LNLM9749R
Customer states; was blowing #8 fuse and after about a month of this customer kept replacing fuses until it stopped blowing, now several items wont work and the parking lights stay on, if remove fuse lights go out, we have the interior out of the vehicle, have...
2010 Mercury Milan 2.5L No Start VIN: 3MEHM0HA4A
All, I have this Milan that was brought to me with a no-start. The customer bought it with a salvage title, light front damage, and a no start. He put a radiator and condenser in the vehicle before I got it. It does not look like the hit in the front reached t...

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1996 Ford Contour GL 2.0L clutch VIN: 1FALP6532T
Well a lot of people have told me not to use aftermarket parts so we replaced the master cylinder with dealer parts and this of course made a huge difference. Yet the flywheel was still slipping. The customer stated that this was okay and took the vehicle back...
2001 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L transmission VIN: 1FTRW08L71
Thanks to all who responded. After double and triple checking everything recomended we put a transmission in it and it's fixed. the only thing I can think is we had a converter shudder. the fluid looked and smelled fine. thanks again.
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start
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