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1994 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.8L Reverse No Forward VIN: 1FBJS31H4R
I need help. This van was at my shop, here in kansas. Looked ok. Sent church members on trip to rock city, wy. Now they say trans is leaking fluid and has no foward. Looking for a shop that can tow and look at tranny. Call me [...]. Ask for sergio. I kn...
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 Expedition XLT 5.4L Hesitation, Major power loss VIN: 1FMPU16L5Y
My Expedition recently started running strange in high temperatures. When it first started it was only if the temperature outside was close to 100 degrees. It seems to run with no power as if the truck is taking off in second gear. It still shifts though ever ... Trouble codes: 1451 (Evap leak. I have had this code for 5 years)
2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L engine VIN: 2FTRF18W62
I received truck with a bad misfire on cylinder 7. The spark plugs had never been changed before so we decided to change those and change the coil on cylinder #7 with a new COP. We started the truck up and immediately there was a bad knocking noise almost soun...
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Excessive Emissions, Wont pass smog test VIN: 1FTNX20L82
This vehicle is failing to pass Smog testing due to lack of completed monitors. The Ho2s and Ho2s Heater monitors are refusing to run. The truck is a Federal emissions vehicle and only has 2 o2 sensors, both upstream. The sensors are functioning properly after... Trouble codes: P1000
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L Compression VIN: 1FTSW31P04
Hello all, i need to know what compression i should see in this 6.0l. So far i,ve only gotten 320psi max out of three cylinders so far. It seems low to me. Also has a dtc # p006a=map or mass correlation. Truck runs poorly when cold but starts fairly well. It r...
2004 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L wheel sensor VIN: 1FMPU17L94
Customer came in complaining of Tire sensor fault light on.We tried a relearn and r/f wouldnt relearn,so we replaced with motorcraft sensor from dealer.wouldnt relearn so replaced with another with same results.I did read on another fix post in iatn about the ...
2005 Ford Freestar SES 3.9L ac-cooling fans VIN: 2FMZA57615
Nitemare Freestar. Replaced a/c compressor due to noise and leakage. Replaced several lines/hoses with pressure transducer. While recharging, found cooling fans only working on hi speed. Replaced fan assembly, and fans work on lo speed. Customer returned after...
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L high pressure VIN: 1FTSW21P36
Hey all, Got this truck in for lack of ac cooling. System pressures were 40 low side and 325 high side at idle. I wet the condensor and the pressures feel out to 22 psi low and 165 high and started cycling due to low charge. We added 10 oz. freon and it starte...
2008 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW12VX8
Ford Tech's Looking For A Little Help. Truck Came In With A Few O/2 Codes, Replaced Both Bank 1 O/2 Sensors With Motorcraft Parts. Code PO053 Keeps Returning. Have Checked Power And Cleaned Grounds. Test Drive Truck 1 Mile And Code Returns. Watching Scan Tool ... Trouble codes: P0053
2008 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L rough idle VIN: 1FMFU17548
customer brought vehicle in for a tune up said he felt a engine missfire. on test drive it felt like a normal plug or coil break down. after installing motorcraft plugs and boots vehicle has a rough idle when stopping or when power braking. it shows no missfir...
2010 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L AC Clutch engagement VIN: 2FABP7BV1A
The AC clutch will not engage after I charged AC system(it was not working defore). It was not very low. Check all fuses & relays. I can ground the ground terminal on #201 (owners manuel calls it a AC clutch relay) relay and the AC clutch with engage. I have a...
2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L Low Side valve VIN: 1LNHM87A11
I will keep this post short and simple . And as always I appreciate the help. Can someone please tell me where the a/c systen low side valve is on this vehicle. I'm looking at it for a friend of mine and I have no idea where ts at. I don't mess with these almo...
2005 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L no power VIN: 5LMFU27545
Customer brought in with 307 code and running bad. Installed a set of plugs after extracting broken plugs from head. Still had code 307 checked injector on #7 bad, replaced injector now no codes but this thing has no power. You step on the gas engine revs but ...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1989 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEF15Y5K
Went in and check with flashing check engine light and also found a code 22 replaced map sensor and runs fine thanks for all the help.
1990 Ford F-250 Custom 7.3L Transfer Case VIN: 1FTHX26MXL
Thanks you all , it's in the transfer case. Didn't go too deep, but looks as thou the pump came apart and that where the noise is coming from. Customer told me that it was low on oil and that he added some. And being that some of you wrote about the oil being ...
1995 Ford F-350 XL 7.5L Unknown VIN: 1FDKF38G8S
For got to mention that there was a oil pump pick up hose broken in side. Thanks to another found that oil pump in transfercase was starving for oil and causing the pump to keep locking up and where in the case that the pump locating arm was poping back and f...
2000 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.4L No air from rear unit vents
Hey fellow gearheads! well, its' not fixed YET - the customer went on vacation and said MAYBE he would bring it back. Thanks to all who responded. WE told him that he would have to remove the bedding and all the stuff he added so we can have access. Our goal i...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Reverse VIN: 1FMZU63EX2
2002 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L bogs down VIN: 1FMRU15W82
We are closing this request because of time. We are ordering another computer will install next week. So far nothing has fixed this vehicle. Thank you for your time and input for this problem. Will repost if computer solves problem.
2003 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L O2 Sensor VIN: 1FMYU02173
1. Replaced alternator and wrapped catalytic converter with DEI Titanium wrap, as this is the third alternator that needed to be replaced in this vehicle. For the 2005 model year, Ford installed an alternator cooling duct (most likely b/c of alternator failur...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L 4x4 VIN: 1FTPW14584
Sorry guys for taking so long! I have to close this because customer didn't have time yet to bring the truck so soon as it comes i'll post here! Thanks!!!
2008 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L rear wheels VIN: 2FAFP71V98
replaced abs module with another used module (not easy to find) now only the LR is locking up. We think the problem is in the module have one on order from dealer...
2009 Ford F-150 Platinum 5.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14V19
Well after learning a little bit more about this system and how it operates I sent the customer to the dealer for a reflash. He would not let me take it I do not know why but it is his truck so he can do as he wishes. The reflash took care of his problem and t... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175.
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