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1975 Ford Mustang II 5.0L tach VIN: 5F04F21862
i have this mustang that has a msd ign on it with a after market tach. cust would like oe tach working and aftermarket tach removed.this has msd 6al ign control and msd dist to match. i got tach adaptor msd 8920 they say i need to make it my question ...
1992 Ford F-150 XLT Lariat 4.9L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTCF15Y7N
Truck was brought to us stalling when put into drive or reverse. No codes, all grounds good and extra ones added, good fuel pressure, no intake leaks, no wires pinched between engine and trans, egr good. Cleaned intake and replaced IAC and now is good in drive...
1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.8L No Start, kills battery VIN: 1FTEX15H4S
Ok this started when the costomer started the truck moved it 20 ft shut it off. Tried to restart a few mins later and it did not. When i got it, there was 20 lbs of fuel pressure so we changed the pump and filter. Now there is 45 lbs of pressure still no start...
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...
1999 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.8L No Start VIN: 1FDXF4657X
Since engine replacement we have no signal to fire ignition coils. Injector pulse for a few seconds during cranking but then stops, normal operation for a no start as far as I remember. Even though crank and cam signals good replaced any rate due to low expens...
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
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L courtesey lights VIN: 1FTNX21L32
Hello all, Original complaint was power door locks inop. Would not work by switch or key fob. Traced problem to bad Vehicle Security Module (VSM). This module is located behind dash near radio. Vehicle does not have a GEM. Ordered new part from Ford. Paper not...
2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L gear shifter inrerior lights power windows VIN: 1FTRW07L42
i have this truck that is blowing the 5 amp acc. fuse that controls the gear shifter and interior lights and power windows,checked for shotrs at power window switch and also checked for problems with head light switch,the only rel load in the system was the sh...
2008 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L compressor VIN: 1FTRW12578
I can really use some Ford help.This Truck has no compressor clutch operation. Code P0645. This what I know pin 18 out of the PCM is not grounding the A/C clutch relay.If I manually ground this wire the a/c works great.If I unplug the a/c pressure transducer w...
2009 Ford F-150 Platinum 5.4L Engine VIN: 1FTPW14V59
customer concern: when starting it cold (the colder the worse it is) it will spit and sputter to stay running for only 1-2 seconds, then it seems to clear up and runs good all the rest of the time. it is getting worse with time, and the power is getting less. ...

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1987 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Serpentine Belt squeal VIN: 1FTEF14N8H
First I want to thank all of you for your quick respondes. I had my customer bring his truck back in and I checked the crank end play and there was so much movement it startled me :). Call Jasper today and they're sending me another engine. I really appreciate...
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