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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Tcc VIN: 2FMDA514XW
OK here goes,I have this wonderful Windstar in my bay with a P0743 code that will set immediately after start up. So I Ohmed the solenoid and the readings where 43 Ohms, ok no problem replace the solenoid, received the new solenoid from Ford and installed. Sam...
2000 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP58S4Y
I have this vehicle that has a intermittent misfire on #1 cylinder ( at rear against firewall, ) I performed a borescope inspection of the cylinder while pressurizing the cooling system to ck for leak ( none found) then did the reverse while checking for exces... Trouble codes: P0301
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTNX21F61
This truck was towed in because of no start. Owner said that it had been starting hard for weeks and was running rough and now won't start. I pulled it in and confirmed no start. After checking it out I determined that it needed new valve cover gaskets and an ...
2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L 4x4 VIN: 1FMZU73K93
Hey Fellow Techs. This explorer Intermittenly will flash the 4x4 Light and set P1824 - 4x4 drive clutch relay failure. I have replaced the switch and the module. I also ran a ground wire from the transmission case to transfer case. 80% of the time time the 4WD...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14514
This truck has fuel trims that slowly climb after a kam reset. after about 50km it will be at about -20 ltftm. when decellerating down hill the fuel trim increases. it seems to set the code when going down hill. If I go down hill (let off gas to stay at hyw sp... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175
1995 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L No Start VIN: 1MELM50U7S
This vehicle came in on the hook as a no-start. We had no spark, no fuel & no injector pulse. We concluded ecm was bad replaced with reman unit, now we have spark but no fuel or injector pulse. Replaced ccrm as a guess still the same. We have found that there ...

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2000 Ford Excursion XLT 6.8L Suspension VIN: 1FMNU41S6Y
we checked the body to frame bolts and bushings but no result came of anything we did. it almost seems like the body itself was knocking but the circumstances to make it happen prohibits a good way to isolate the noise. customer is not willing to spend any mor...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Steering VIN: 1FTSW31P13
Thank you for the help. We installed a pump and all is well. Just as I suspected the tin orifice was crushed in the old pump. The new pump had one tightly swedged in place.
2004 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L Cuts out, Stall, sec lite flashes VIN: 1FTRF12WX4
Thank you for the replies to my request for help. I did get to check the charging system for AC voltage- that was ok. I posted this a a fix, (though I did not find the fix), because the problem was so non-patterned the customer took it to the dealer & they d...
2002 Lincoln LS 3.0L No Start VIN: 1LNHM86S02
go back to basics all in all after repairing the pats system i finnaly figured out that sometime during all the crap that the power relay went bad thanks for the help guys always go back to basics never over anaylize Trouble codes: B1681, P1260.
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