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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Brakes, Steering VIN: 1FTSW31F21
Having problems with loosing the power steering when aplying the brakes or at an idle. We have replaced all 3 components, flushed the system and still the same.if the engine is reved it work.
2003 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L front wheels VIN: 1FTRW08L63
Fellow IATN members I need your help.Customer called last week that truck was locking up in the right rear,also said maybe an issue with L front.I get vehicle in on Friday and inspect.Found drag on RR wheel attributed to sticking caliper.Replace both rear cali...
2004 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L high LTFT VIN: 1FTZR45E84
Truck came in to the shop with a no power complaint. Codes p0172, p0175. Fuel pressure in spec at 65 PSI. Long term fuel(LTFT) read 16 on both banks at idle. Short term fuel trims(STFT) read 0 or 1 at idle. I replaced the MAF and the and the truck runs great n... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L no power VIN: 1FTWW31P15
Maybe some of you powerstroke guys can help me with this. All replies are greatly appriciated. This truck came to me from another shop who had put head gaskets on and a egr by pass. The truck has no power at take of so I did a turbo boost test with Modis and w...
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L steering has no assist VIN: 1FTPW14536
Hello everyone ,I have an 06 F150 thats making a fool out of me . Customer shows up here first time with no steering assist at all . Was told elsewhere that his tire pressure was causing his problem . Fluid looked clear and was not burnt . I installed a reman...
2003 Lincoln LS 3.0L bangs into reverse VIN: 1LNHM86S63
car came in for banging into reverse. scanded no codes all other gears ok drove fine. sent it to trans shop had trans redone problem still there .has anybody run across this problem please help thank you

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1988 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L starter VIN: 1FMEU15N3J
After all request/comments we cleaned the bell housing from the quarter inch of mud/dirt and found a crack through the entire transmission housing customers is sleeping on it if he wants to fix Thanks to all who replied
2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L No Start, Stall VIN: 2FTRX18W1Y
Hello again fellow techs, I installed a new PCM today and had it programmed and all is well at this time! Vehicle starts normal, theft light operation is normal, odometer operation is normal. I let vehicle run in shop for 20-30 min to be sure, before it would ... Trouble codes: U1262.
2002 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTSS34F12
Ok guys, this one is down the road with a big FIX. There was a fuel supply problem. Turned out to be the supply pump on the frame. It had 30 psi on starts up and would drop to 0psi while running and loosing power. I tried selling a motorcraft pump but the cus...
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on, Water in Fuel Messag VIN: 1FTWW33P25
Hello everyone, The customer filled up the vehicle's fuel tank with another fuel vendor's fuel and 'voila' the problem was solved; sorry for not replying to this sooner but I just got the verification by the customer that the initial diagnostic was on the mon... Trouble codes: P0261 (Cylinder 1 Injector circuit low).
2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L seats VIN: 5LMFU28R63
seems like we need a i.d.s tool to reprogram the module so I sent the customer to Ford.Thanks for your time
2000 Mercury Cougar 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZWFT61L2Y
Taking the advice i got i checked further for vac. leaks. Smoked intake and found leak at the lower intake where the shaft for the imrc is located. After found leak with smoke checked with carb cleaner while watching fuel trims. STFT went negative as soon as c... Trouble codes: P0174.
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