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1995 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L shifts in and out of VIN: 1FDKF37F5S
heyguys and gals shifts in and out of overdrive no codes scan tool shows boo on all the time 8volts out of comp. pin92 sent comp. for testing found bad capisters still same problem help please
1997 Ford F-150 4.2L water pump VIN: 1FTDF1724V
Customer added coolant when it got hot two weeks after repair and no leaks were found. Now overheats after warm up. Removed water pump and checked impeller for looseness when hot, ok. Tried another new thermostat with the same condition. Thermostat opens but n...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L MIL Lamp on, P0135, p0155 VIN: 1FMZU73W02
Hello my fellow Technicians, I am in need of some advise from someone that may have any additional information about the o2 heater circuit operation or common problems with this vehicle. Customer brough vehicle for the check engine light being on, we scanned t... Trouble codes: P0135 (O2 sensor heater circuit fault bank 1 sensor 1), P0155 (O2 sensor heater circuit fault bank 2 sensor 2)
2006 Ford E-250 4.6L vents VIN: 1FTNE24W56
A/C vents switch to defrost under hard acceleration. We suspect a vacum leak but can't find it. Is there a common place for these to leak? The customer say's he has three vans of this vintange that all have the same problem. The resovouir is tacked to the back...
2008 Ford Edge Limited 3.5L Rear Wheel Bearin VIN: 2FMDK49C68
Vehicle has a bad LR wheel bearing. TSB 10-2-9 calls for replacing the trailing arm/knuckle assembly along with the new wheel bearing hub. Customer is pleading poverty. If we have him sign a waiver about probable premature wear as per the TSB, does anyone know...
2008 Ford Edge SEL 3.5L vent flow VIN: 2FMDK38C48
This vehical has manual hvac system and has ice cold air on passenger side with good air flow drivers side has poor flow with cool air. Everything works from hot to cold and modes change fine . ? foam on door or case bad or leaking anyone seen this problem? re...
2002 Lincoln Blackwood 5.4L electric lifegate VIN: 5LTEW05A82
I have this lincolin blackwood pick up truck. Customer states that when he try to close the power tonneau cover it goes down doesnt latch then goes back up. I have code B2424 latch switches mismatched. You can see on the pids that the left sensor reads disenga...

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2003 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L gauges sweep VIN: 1FMYU03123
Sorry its Been so Long. The Customer has NO MONEY. I'm not a charity so its Waiting on Them. I'm 90% sure its a bad ignition coil spiking the communication signal too the instrument cluster. at times it will do it in neutral. and after i decided it need a tune...
2003 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L no crank VIN: 2FMZA514X3
Thanks to everyone that replied. The fix wound up being a poor ground to the pcm relay in the underhood fuse box. Ran seperate ground from back of relay,all is good.
2007 Ford Focus SES 2.0L Direct Clutch & Band VIN: 1FAHP36N47
Turned out to be a valve in the VB sticking resulting in low line pressure. Went back through the VB. Car has been gone a few weeks now with no complaints. Sorry for taking so long to close this but wanted to make absolutely sure it was gone and was going to s...
2007 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: MNAUS2E907
Hi all found a bad plug to pcm to remady tps codes but still had no check light. tryed 2nd hand pcm and had to get ford dealer to code the keys in. as the luanch scan tool will not code. are still waiting on outcome. thanks for the help. Trouble codes: P0122, P2135, P0227.
2007 Ford Fusion SE 2.3L Shift Solenoid E VIN: 3FAHP07Z07
Well, the customer needed his car back, so I sent him with a handheld scanner to clear codes when they come back to keep it out of limp mode. The only other info that I have for this car is while monitoring the data stream for the tranny, I noticed SSPCA sole...
1998 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L compressor VIN: 2MEFM75W7W
Well this one is done. I replaced the condenser and all pressures and temps were in specs. Fun part was when the battery disconnected and reinstalled the blend dorr actuator stuck at full hot so thats what i spent my sunday afternoon replacing. The customer is...
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