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1990 Ford F-250 Custom 7.3L Transfer Case VIN: 1FTHX26MXL
Hello Ford Guru's. This has a noise under load like a playing card going through bicycle spokes, but deeper, coming from either the trans or transfer case. Did find metal in transfer case like small finger nail clippings, trans was clean, while driving at slo...
1999 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L Cuts out, Temp gauge VIN: 1FDXF46S0X
We were able to duplicate the concern and the funny thing is the temp gauge issteady and the PID is also steady until the problem happens and then it just suddenly jumps to hot. We replaced the cylinder head sensor when the engine was replaced and now we repla...
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L transmission torque converter VIN: 1FTWW33F1Y
vehicle after driven for several miles and warmed up,when reverse is selected will lose power with light acceleration. if accel is continued vehicle will stall from converter lockup
2001 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Tcc VIN: 1FAFP55S11
I have a 2001 Taurus that I home someone has had the same problem. This one is very weird, when cruising down the road at the speed limit, the torque converter clutch will constantly engage and disengage about every 10 seconds, there is never a code stored so ...
2005 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Engine VIN: 1FMPU16535
We are neck deep in a 2005 expedition (used car dealer) that originally had a start up rattle on the right and left side. Replaced the cam phaser on the right, noise was gone. Then proceeded to replace the phaser on the left as we had a loud knocking and misfi...
2010 Ford Focus SEL 2.0L Not sure-diesel focus. VIN: AFAUXXMJDU
All the specs I got seem perfect ? Dosent make sense?

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2001 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L O/D light flashing VIN: 2FAFP74W51
After trying all the ideas went with my gut feeling and replaced the ECM. The car ended up at the dealership to be re-flashed. After a little praying the transmission now has all the gears. Thanks for all the great ideas.
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L diesel in coolant VIN: 1FTSW31F92
Thanks for the help and i am sorry for the delay customer bought the tool kit, cups seals from 1888-2286708 he will bring me the the truck next week and i will post what i find. Thanks Nello
2006 Ford F-450 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDXF46P66
after a pcm replacment and programing of pcm ficm and tcm i get a nice crank signal and get all syncs ! ficm and crank cam signals ! truck start and runs very poorly! power balance show no power from cylinders 2368 !truning injectors off when running show no c... Trouble codes: P2614.
2007 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEU65867
Members mentioned the fuel pump module can cause this type of issue, but testing revealed no problems. Fuel filter was restricted after only 3 weeks. Changed filter again and requested customer return in 2 weeks to check the filter for restriction. I believe t... Trouble codes: P0191 (Fuel rail pressure sensor out of range).
2001 Lincoln LS 3.0L passenger side rear door VIN: 1LNHM86S11
customer decided not to fix, but i took some of the advice and disassembled opposite door to study. The latch lock is operated by a cable and the latch itself was bad, child lock did not appear to be stuck you could engage-disengage it. From my study of it, it...
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