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1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L check engine light VIN: 1FTHX25F9V
97 F250 powerstroke, pcm not sensing glowplugs are working, sets check engine light intermmitently. california state emmisions vehicle. Truck came in, glowplugs not working. glowplugs were shorted out, relay wouldnt' work, definitely got hot. Replaced glowplug...
2000 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L Hard start VIN: 1FDAW57F9Y
Vehicle is our shop tow truck and was running fine before concern . After a recent tow , start/stall and engine miss was expereienced . After it was cleared out ran fine and drove fine . Next morning experienced extended cranking before start up and noticed no... Trouble codes: P1211, P1212, P1316
2001 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L dead battery VIN: 1FMPU16L91
Expedition came in for no-start with dead battery.Charged battery and check alternator and battery and both are good.Did draw test and found draw of .6 amps.emove Narrowed done to something with battery saver relay staying entergized remove and draw goes away....
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Headlamps VIN: 1FTPW14506
Headlamps stay on intermitently. Some articles on internet suggest headlamp timer, others the smart junction block. Vehicle has not failed while at shop for 3+ days. Parastic draw is currently less than 50mA. Any suggestions?
2010 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEX1CW2A
Truck came in a few weeks ago with code po150 b2s1 o2 ran circuit test from mitchell and circuit tested good so we replaced o2. Truck came back today with same code po150, ran test for code and wiring checked good again. Tried a different sensor and same probl... Trouble codes: P0150

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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Electronic VIN: 1FDNF20585
found that fuel pump driver module inside fuel tank was back feeding into engine control module. replaced fuel pump assembly and tow light is not on anymore. and transmission is shifting. thanks for the info. can belive this was the fix.
2007 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX14VX7
Thank you all for taking the time to help me diagnose and repair this vehicle. I sincerely appreciate all of the responses, and I wouldn't have ever figured this out on my own. Thank you. I plastigauged the camshaft bearing caps and averaged .003", some as ... Trouble codes: P0022 (Intake Cam Timing Over retarded bank 2), P0345 (Cam position sensor circuit malfunction bank 2), P0349, P0512 (Starter Request circuit).
2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L air bag VIN: 1LNHM87A5Y
found the clockspring bad and installed factory unit. rechecked the scanner reading and ohms where all normal, road test and been a few days and all good
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