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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L diesel in coolant VIN: 1FTSW31F92
Hi this truck came in for lube service we noticed diesel in coolant, my machine shop tells i have to pull heads off to replace the injector cups one must be cracked i want to pull of injectors first to confirm. I am waiting for the customer to give me the go a...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Pats VIN: 1FMZU63E92
Simple one for you FOMOCO guys. Got this 01' Exploder that is a no crank with codes B1681 and B2103. When I plug my IDS in and command transmit to the transponder it responds as it should, dropping the voltage on the transmit wire from 12v to 0v. Identifix say...
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L no power VIN: 1FTNW20F42
This truck has 0 power on acceleration. It starts and idles fine with no evident misfires. On acceleration it makes no boost but has a loud hissing sound, almost like a clogged exhaust or air leak from the turbo. Customer was told to replace turbo by another s...
2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU7EK43
Vehicle intermittently sets rich codes. The first time it happened vehicle seemed to be running slightly on the rich side (fuel trims around 7 to 10) Couldn't find any cause for this as maf was normal, fuel pressure was normal and couldn't find any other issue... Trouble codes: P0172 (Bank 1 rich), P0175 (Bank 2 rich)
2003 Ford Focus LX 2.3L Compressor VIN: 1FAFP33Z03
when you go up hill the ac clutch goes off, BUT it will come on and off when it wants to at times not just up hill but thats when it seems to start.. on scan tool data it shows tps as in "part throttle" but compressor will still be off.watching ac clutch comma...
2005 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L brake lights VIN: 1FMFU18565
Randomly, while the vehicle is parked the brake lights come on, then just as randomly they turn off. This results in a drained battery. I remember GEM problems on earlier expeditions, but alldata doesn't show one that I can find on this year. The fuse panel an...
2006 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L clutch pedal VIN: 1ZVFT82H76
Is there a good trick to bleeding this system, bleeder for slave so close to trans tunnel hard to access, any tips are appreciated. Thanks David
2010 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Intake? VIN: 1FTSX2A59A
Still need help with this one, posting it again to see if I get any takers... Really stumped here. We removed the intake on this vehicle to access the firewall behind it for an aftermarket interior installation but now that we put it back on it makes a noise,...
2009 Mercury Sable Premier 3.5L Suspension Noise Sounds Like a worn Sway Bar Link VIN: 1MEHM42W69
This car came to me around 8 or 9K miles with a slight sway bar link rattle type of noise on the Drivers side over speed bumps only. Then as time went on it has progressively gotten worse to where the noise can be heard over slight bumps in the road. I sugge...

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2010 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Intake VIN: 1FTSX2A59A
I have tried several things. I ran the vehicle with the air clean assy off and the vehicle still made the noise. I pecked on the IAC valve with no change to the sound. I pulled the intake and inspected it and could find nothing wrong and also put on new intake...
2008 Mercury Milan Premier 2.3L Evaporator VIN: 3MEHM08Z18
The customer came and got his car. He said he will drive it and gather a little more info on when it does it. But to thoughs of you that thought adding a little extra freon to bring the low side up it just make the high side go up & the low side stayed @ 20 ps...
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