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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L 2-3 shift VIN: 1FTEX18L4V
I've done everything I can think of before going online with this problem. I'm a smog tech with lots of experience but not on E4od Ford transmissions. Transmission was replaced for no upshifts after 1-2 shift.Clean used Ford reman was installed (I didn't do i...
1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTZX18W5W
Hi Guys..Had an engine than ran fine but no oil pressure..So I installed an used engine from the wreckers but runs like shit,especially hot,not too bad when cold..Thought I had a vacuum leak but I removed intake & installed one from the engine that ran good.St...
2000 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FMEU1667Y
Customer replaced trans filter fuel pump fuel filter has no injector pulse
2001 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP46V61
Ok here goes have a 2001 mustang cobra, we put crank and rods in it, Kinda getting ahead of myself but after we mounted engine in my tech realized we went from a 8bolt crank 2 6bolt, so we switched the flywheel, I wouldn't doubt that are problems are related t... Trouble codes: P0175
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTNX21F61
Howdy, Helping a tranmission shop in the area that is trying to "learn about diesel"? The truck was diagnosed with a trans problem at the dealer and ended up at the buddy's trans shop where all these things were replaced. It was running when it got there and g... Trouble codes: P1280 (icp low or high), P0472 (exh press reg peformance), P0198 (oil temp high), P0119, P1690 (waste gate performance), P1140 (water sensor ckt)
2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L will not accelerate VIN: 1FAFP55U82
Hi guys Im reposting this car due to incorrect mileage I submitted and finding out your only allowed one update. As of right now the car is still in the shop showing the same symptoms. Symptoms are when pressing gas pedal or throttle the car will not accelerat...
2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.6L no communication VIN: 1FMDU74W02
2002 explorer here failed state emmision test for no communication with obd system. my modis communicates and all monitors are passed with no codes. tried solus and generic code reader, all communicate. took back for retest failed same thing. i talked to guys ...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Steering VIN: 1FTSW31P13
I helped a friend replace power steering hoses on this truck. We now have no assist for the brakes or steering.There was no noise from the pump that would indicate a problem. Had the truck raised up to bleed system. Kept reservoir full and turned wheels lock t...
2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L temperature controls VIN: 1FMZU73W83
Part of the story is in related repair history. this is a Manual a/c heater system. there is no movement of the blend door actuator with control knob movement. using the symptom chart for temp control inop and pinpoint test M. M1 12v yes. M2 yes .2ohms. M3 is ...
2004 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Suspension VIN: 2FAFP71W34
This my own vehicle, thanks to all that reply. When driving 30mph or higher, if you accelerate the car pulls to the left, not bad, but noticable. once you let off, it drifts back to the right. almost like torque steer but the steering wheel dosen't move. check...
2006 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FAFP56U96
Ticking noise in engine that sounds similar to a rocker arm loose. All rockers were tight. Removed heads and had them refreshed. Found gouge in the top of the piston the shape of a piece of valve spring, buffed it smooth. The customer had a broken valve spring...
2007 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX14VX7
Hello. This Ford was traded in to our dealership. On a long test drive after it is hot, as the vehicle comes to a stop, it starts running rough and making a knocking sound from the timing chain area or from the valve cover areas. The codes that set all have to... Trouble codes: P0022 (Intake Cam Timing Over retarded bank 2), P0345 (Cam position sensor circuit malfunction bank 2), P0349, P0512 (Starter Request circuit)
2011 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.2L Pats VIN: 1FTBF2A69B
I was able to flash the new Box, however when I went to the PATS to program the keys so the truck will start it will begin the 10 minute security count down and then an error message will appear for: Low battery voltage. I have a SnapOn charger with the flash ...
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...

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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU34E7W
well, I got a used pcm, installed and would not run at all [anti-theft kicked in]..after pulling my hair out, asking for help from the Mass d.e.p, you guys, Identifix, ect... installed original back in, drove it for 8 miles, no light, passed for a sticker! all... Trouble codes: P0302, P0304.
2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Hesitation VIN: 1FAFP55U82
Hi Guys I want to thank everybody for the replies as of right now I am still Stumped
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L No Start, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTNW21P84
replaceed ipr this morning and truck still not fixed. there is no change. i did run the truck until 200deg oil temp. ipr duty was 20% at idle so suspect no leak, but when shut truck off back to square 1. 85% duty with 250psi icp during cranking. this was takin... Trouble codes: P2291, P0263.
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FTSW31P54
Ok again thank you for all the leads, i ended up changing the oil and filter on this truck and then after that it never would start again. Just cranked until the batteries went too low. So I ended up testing fuel pressure from supply pump found that there was ... Trouble codes: P0284, P2614, P2617, P2290.
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L egr cooler or hd gskt VIN: 1FTWW31P15
Yes, the EGR cooler wil hydrolock multiple cylinders on the right bank. Coolant was not visible at the EGR valve although steam was. I replaced both coolers and all is well so far. Thank you all!
2000 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Abs operation VIN: 2MEFM75W6Y
Car has not returned for further diagnosis. So unfortunately I don't have a solution to my problem. Again thank you for all the replies. I will try to post findings if car does return.
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