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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L convertor VIN: 1FALP5228V
Well this trans came back again this time it had a bad leak from bellhousing area and yes the T/C seal had been pushed out or at least it was barly holding on when i removed trans. I tore trans down and inspected everything this time and everything looked good...
1998 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L power steering pump VIN: 1FTNE24L6W
Need some guidance from anyone that may be able to help, I had this van come in with lack of cold air from vents, after diag I found that the a/c compressor was leaking and freon was low, while replacing the a/c compressor the power steering pump started to le...
1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L blows relief valve VIN: 1FMRU17L6X
Howdy ever one, I got this Expedition, that last year we noted an oil leak on the high pressure hose, at that time we replaced a weak and leaking fan clutch. This year he came in with a request that we replace the hose because the quick lube place was backed u...
2000 Ford Focus Sony Limited Edition 2.0L serp belt tensioner VIN: 1FAFP3430Y
I don't want to try to fix this car unless I know it will be fixed. NOTE: this is a 7-99 car with twin overhead cams. Customer has had several different belts and tensioners. Is there a updated tensioner or "best" belt length? Should I just go with Motocra...
2002 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Hi idle VIN: 1FMYU02132
Hello every one I have a 02 Ford Escape that belongs to a friends daughter that when she stops and put's it into park the idle will raise up to 2k and more. The first time this happened to me I was also chasing a misfire, which turned out to be bad aftermarket...
2003 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMCU92133
Ok here goes this SUV came in to our shop customer says he put it into a creek. motor was locked up. We tore it down and found #1 rod bent, #4 rod broke in two. After replacing damage parts and installing new bearings we put it all back together and have had t... Trouble codes: P0304 (Misfire cylinder 4), P0306
2004 Ford Expedition NBX 5.4L Forward Movement VIN: 1FMFU16L04
This expedition belong to my cousin and it suddenly stopped moving forward on him and had it towed to my shop. i scanned it with no codes. The funny thing is it moves perfect in reverse but forward slips badly. on one road test i was able to get it moving but ...
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW145X5
Driveability is normal just cannot get rid of cel. Should alternator be completely disconnected output lead included? Trouble codes: P0340 (p0344-), P0344 (testing and results)
2006 Ford E-250 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTNE24W86
As vehicle runs the fuel pressure drops. Its fine on start-up but after a minute it drops. If you try to accelerate it bogs out and backfires slightly or has no power. It acts like a vacuum leak, but havent found any.Have replaced the fuel pump and repaired th... Trouble codes: P0191
2007 Ford Fusion SEL 3.0L fuel VIN: 3FAHP02187
crank no start no fuel pump relay even with scanner control
2004 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L charge indicator VIN: 1MEFM55S74
vehicle came in initially with a check engine light and a check charging system light. I then pulled codes and got a PO622 - generator 'f' field control problem. Voltage and the battery while running was 12 volts. (Battery had just been on a charger) I then ju...

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1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L shift in and out VIN: 1FTRX18L6X
Thanks for all of you who responsed. Filter had already been changed and no debris and pressures were within limits. Most replies pointed to torque converter (which is where I thought the problem was), so that is where we went. Thanks for your help.
2004 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L shifter VIN: 1FMPU16L04
never could get the shifter to lock up in drive. we spent a lot of time with covers off trying to get there. we did notice the indicator marker not returning all the time to park. we replaced that and the brake shift solenoid. dave from louisiana fixed a explo...
2006 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L clutch pedal VIN: 1ZVFT82H76
Added a little vacuum and pump the heck out of it, works good now thanks for the replies and sorry for late closing, very busy which is a good thing. David.
2007 Ford F-550 Super Duty XLT 6.0L pushrod VIN: 1FDAW56P57
Thanks Iatn for all the replies I have fixed this one with a new camshaft as well as replacing push rod and lifter again. truck has been driven in excess of 2500 miles thanks again for the help. p.s. Ford says that with the head push rod and lifter there shoul...
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