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1994 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.0L cruise control VIN: 1FDEE14NXR
Got this 94 E150 , good regular customer , from a family that I work on all their vehicles and refers regulary. Problem is his cruise doesnt work, went through all the diagnostics twice and the steering wheel controls are kaputt. I tried obtaining new steering...
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2001 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Starting VIN: 1FAFP33P31
hello all have this 2001 focus 2.0 sohc that has no crank no signal to starter ,starter relay is not clicking , there is no anti thift light on dash , has after market alarm system it is disconected looks like maybe ignition switch has been replaced and there ...
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTSW31P23
A lube shop changes his oil, oil filter and air filter. Next day blows white smoke big time at start up. No codes. Visual inspection reveals no connectors of nor split intake tubes. Oil used was Castroll 15w40 tec CJ-4. Oil filter is Fram. Air filter is not pl...
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1999 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L Unknown VIN: 4M2ZU55P0X
Working on a 99 Mountaineer AWD. Upon drive, a very noticable noise sounds like it is coming from the front end end or mid vehicle. sounds almost exactly like bad wheel bearings. bearings checked out ok and was not the issue. the noise is ONLY obvious on decel...
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1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L brake lights VIN: 1ZWFT61L7X
All so checked all the fuses, and they were all fine. Very frustrated would appreciate any help. Thanks Richard
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Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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2001 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3FAFP31391
WELL COMP WAS NORMAL, THIS IS NOT A CRASH AND BURN ENGINE, ONLY THE SVT ENGINES ARE A CRASH AND BURN ENGINE. WE FOUND A COUPLE OF LARGE CRAKES IN THE BOTTOM OF THE PLASTIC INTAKE MANIFOLD, THIS MUST HAVE BEEN THE BOOM THE CLIENT HEARD WHEN THE BELT SNAPPED. US...
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2005 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAHP60A65
With the help of Joseph from North Carolina,I replaced all four coils on the affected side & all 8 spark plugs.That took care of the problem. Thank you very much,Joseph! Bill@ [...] Automotive. Trouble codes: P2107.
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2005 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMFU17565
This request was put by another tech when I was on medical leave. Upon returning and looking at this what I found was alot of movement in actual cam position on ids on bank two. The history of vehicle was a new ( in house rebuild )engine installed by a out tow... Trouble codes: 0012 (cam phaser over retarded).
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