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1986 Ford Ranger STX 2.9L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTCR14T6G
This vehicle has been sitting for over a year. Customer decided to start using it again. And he brings the vehicle in for loss of power. We tryed to duplicate customer concern, but we never could get it loose power. Customer comes back after a week saying that...
2002 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L steering gear, rack VIN: 1FMYU02152
escape came in with power steering whine, found steering gear leaking, replaced pump and steering gear and bled according to alldata . i now have no power assist. left over night turned all the way to lock with resevoir open, to no avail, opened lines at steer...
2004 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Pressure, temperature VIN: 1FDAF56P14
This truck has had a long history of A/C problems. When you drive or idle the truck the A/C temp will fade from cold to not so cold throughout the day. When I got the truck I found the EVAP core icing up. Upon further diag I found that someone had replaced the...
2005 Ford Excursion Eddie Bauer 6.0L No Start, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMSU45P85
This truck came to me with a no power when cold complaint. It had a code for the exhaust pressure sensor so I replaced the sensor and the code is now gone. I then replaced the Injector O-rings and this runs like a champ now when it is cold. I let it run outsid... Trouble codes: P0269 (Cyl 3 contribution/ balance fault)
2005 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Misfire VIN: 1FDAF56P55
Hi guyz need help on this ford.came in with no power and running rough. Had # 1 and 7 cly contribustion codes.did injector buzz test. No electrical faults.when did injector kill test # 1 made no change and # 7 made very little change.did compression test. 350p... Trouble codes: P0263 (1 cly contribustion), P0269 (3 cly contri), P0275 (5 cly contri), P0281 (7 cly contri), P2291 (Icp low engine cranking), P0500 (Vehicle speed signal)
2006 Ford Fusion SE 2.3L engine VIN: 3FAFP07Z26
hello were replacing a timing chain on this 06 fushion we can't find the crankshaft tool 303 507 trying to make one does anyone know what the lenght of the shaft should be thank you
2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty XLT 5.4L Rear A/C Front Vents VIN: 1FBSS31L46
Customer complaint is that when pulling a larger hill with a trailer the front a/c drops to the floor and the rear a/c starts blowing hot air.
2008 Ford F-550 Super Duty XLT 6.4L Cooling Systems
hey everyone. I got a 2008 f-550 with the 6.4L and it keeps going through radiators. he has had one replaced buy ford already last year. Now i have put one in with a aftermarket and it hasent lasted a week and now leaking again. This truck is updated with the ...

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1969 Ford Mustang Boss 302 5.0L Mechanical VIN: 9F02H21101
thanks guys for all the help we found that the calipers were put on the wrong sides switched them side to side and it works good looking at them they look ok but when you put them to the other side the bleeder is just a little higher.
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTNX21F5Y
Ok, to all of those who replied, thank you for the information and ideas. After talking to the dealer tech, he was convinced that the bio fuel was to blame and probably had clogged socks in the tank. I got the customer to drive the truck until the tank was e... Trouble codes: P0476, P0605.
2001 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Surge VIN: 1FTYR10D91
Thanks to all that tried to help- this vehicle remains unfixed with a second post opened- it was given up on at a ford dealer we now know- we have found it is introducing egr just off idle and with virtually no throttle- dealer says no ecm updates available, w...
2001 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FAFP55UX1
2003 Ford E-350 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FDWE35F73
This vehicle is fixed, thanks for all of the replies. We replaced the valve cover gasket and internal injector harness with no change. We replaced number 6 injector and the o rings on 2,4, and 8 and changed the oil. Now the truck is back on the road running gr... Trouble codes: P1316, P0276, P1276.
2008 Ford F-450 Super Duty XLT 6.8L Clutch Disk VIN: 1FDXF46Y78
I went to a clutch re builder and had him cobble something together that would work. Basically he took the hub and replace the friction material, Ford was unable to come up with a solution stating the clutch was not of their manufacture. Thanks for the replies
2011 Ford Focus S 2.0L Alarm VIN: 1FAHP3EN4B
The local dealer was no help. They didn't want to take the time to look up the vin and told me that they would have to install an alarm. Guess I'll be selling an alarm.
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