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1997 Ford Mustang 3.8L Stall VIN: 1FALP4044V
This is the 3 time the customer has brought the car in for random stalling, usually while coming to a stop. I've monitored the IAC at idle, and it shows approximately 16%, and will go up to 25-28% while at idle, turning the A/C on. From what I've read, my read...
2002 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L air bag module VIN: 1FTYR44V12
vehicle came in with srs light on, scan the computer could not communitcate with module, found 10amp mini fuse blown it supplies power to the module...replaced fuse scanned system..no codes light off...went to back vehicle out of bay turned the steering wheel ...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty FX4 5.4L spark plugs VIN: 1FTNF21565
I need some advice on how to remove the spark plugs on this 5.4 . thank you
2006 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDXE45P06
Truck initially had bad hpop gear seal and 1 bad injector and stand pipe, replaced parts air tested no leaks.now van starts runs well but intermittantly has long crank and no start even with ipr commanded to 85 or jumped to 12v will not build over 350psi has a...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1988 Ford Bronco II Eddie Bauer 2.9L Contamination VIN: 1FMCU14T2J
We flushed the cooling system again and put UV Dye in the oil and they decided to drive the truck again for a few months and let us check the cooling system. If we find oil in the cooling system they won't want to spend the money to fix the issue. Thank you a...
1992 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on, Gas transfer VIN: 1FTEX15Y0N
First of all I want to thank everyone who replied to my post. I put the fuel line check valves per Ford tsb on front and back gas tank fuel pumps. Replaced both fuel pumps with new assemblies. Pickup was still transfering gas from rear tank to front when fron... Trouble codes: 179 (fuel system lean limit).
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L turn signals VIN: 1FTDX1861V
Every reply was good,but the ones who told me to check the ground under the right kick panel hit it on the head. The ground was rusted completely off! Repaired ground and all is well with the world again. Thanks again for all the great answers.
2005 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L transfercase VIN: 1FTZR45E35
John [...] had it on the money.I put in neutral with foot on brake and shift to 2WD ,It shifted smoothly right in and out. I road tested after, in all gears and no problems. Lucky no damage was done. Thanks guys for all the help.
2006 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L #4cylinder VIN: 1ZVHT85H76
I would like to thank you guys for taking the time to help. After the Snap On delivered the adapter for the 4.6 compression guage I checked it and it was very low. Went down the hole with a boroscope mirror attached and could clearly see where the valve seat h...
1997 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L ac clutch VIN: 2MELM75W0V
thanks for taking your time to help a fellow tech. i have fixed this vehicle! i tested all my powers and grounds going into eatc control head, and all were ok. so i knew the prob was in the head itself. i disassembled head and found broken solder joint on bac...
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