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1991 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L 2 ,3 shift and up VIN: 1FTEF14N1M
hellow everyone did rear main oil seal and oil pan gasket due to leaking badly.remove trans with trans fer case . reinstalled. lose 3 quarts trans fluid add 3 quarts. road tested shift first gear fine then no up shift in gear. customer said truck had no shifti...
2001 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FAFP55UX1
Hi, guys. I got this car with complaine of rough idle, no code .when start the car in the morning it take (1 min. And thirty sec.)for idel to come down to 900 but from 1000 rpm to 900 rpm has kind of vibration then goes away! it take another 30 sec. For idle t...
2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L low power VIN: 1FTRF17242
smoke tested intake, egr and lft rear inj seal leaking. It appears the b2s2 may be lazy. Ive read the many reply for this engine and agree I probably need to replace intake gasket but what is throughing me off is the rich fuel condition on bnk 1 causing the lt... Trouble codes: P0172, P0174
2003 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L starter VIN: 1FTRW08L63
vehicle came to the shop with code p0307 #7 cylinder misfire replaced #7 coil and all plugs sold the customer valve cover gaskets and power steering flush completed the work test drove two times and check for leaks no problem called customer to pick up when he...
2004 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L Interior VIN: 2FAFP74W74
I am having a problem with a heating and ac The control had will not switch modes I have replaced to mod door actuator And that did not do anything I have also tried removing the negative and positive cables And holding them together That awful did not do anyt...
2005 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L Evap core temp sensor VIN: 1FAFP562X5
Customer has stated after a/c is operated for several minutes no exact time. Will stop working and a/c lines appear to be freezing up. Ran system was able to confirm concern. All pointed to a/c evaporator core temp sensor. Well i have removed the glovebox and ...
2006 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAHP53246
Hello everybody, I've got a 2006 Taurus in the shop that is behaving like it has ANOTHER bad fuel tank pressure sender. It came in a month ago with the "fuel cap missing" light on, cel on and P0451, P0454 and P0457 showing. The fuel tank sender was reading 4.0... Trouble codes: P0451 (p0454-), P0454 (p0457-), P0457

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1998 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L lights VIN: 2FAFP71W6W
Hey guys thank you for all of your help, I thought I had it licked when I was getting a high resistance from the headlights. Replaced the bulbs and I thought everything was fine. It wasn't. Through some more testing, found the relay for the lighting control mo...
1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Compressor VIN: 1FAFP5XNRL
Thanks for the input everyone. Since it's an older car and it was a clutch coil failure and not an internal compressor failure, the customer did not want to spend the extra money to flush the system & replace dryer & orifice. We ended up adding 3 oz. to the ne...
2009 Ford F-150 Platinum 5.4L p/s pump VIN: 1FTPW14V59
i did know about the tsb but did not fall within the dates. ids is supposed to have pressure pids for steering but it only shows voltage so i use the voltage to figure it out. the voltage at the end of full turn to right was diferent the the voltage at full tu...
2004 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L electric cooling fan VIN: 2MEFM75W94
Thank for all of your replies.I disconnected the pcm and the cooling fan assembly and checked the wire with an ohm meter and the wire was open.So I cut the wire at the pcm and the fan harness connector and ran a jumper wire and sure enough when the a/c was tur...
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