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1993 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FMEU15N9P
towed in from another shop and now I have it, crank and no start / NO Spark. , no codes and live data normal and as you see in history everything is new. power to coil. what am I over looking? any ideas? thank in advance for any input.
1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.8L Reverse VIN: 1FTEX14H2S
This truck has harsh engagement into Reverse, pressure goes up to 120 psi, if you hit the throttle while in reverse then let off the pressure will go to 90 psi. Before I cleaned the MAF this truck had harsh engagement into drive and reverse, and some times w...
1995 Ford Aspire 1.3L No Start
Here we have a 1995 ford aspire with no fuel and no fire. Sorry for no vin.Inertia switch is good. you can hear the fuel pump run and it fires 1 time as you turn the key off.Customer bought a new distributor and it was installed with no change.Has anyone had t...
1996 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Transmission/ Map sensor VIN: 1FTHX26F6T
Customer went to trans shop with codes P0236, P1728 and harsh shifts and they said there where no transmission issues and cleared codes. Customer came to me with same issue. After clearing codes trans shifts normal and no codes have returned. So Im sure this i...
1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTRX18L6X
Truck came in with cranking no start. Checked fuel pressure= 0 Found only 6 volts going to fuel pump. The dark green and yellow wire coming from pcm has 6 volts on it. this wire is pin 40 at pcm conector. I'm thinking pcm, has anyone else out there seen this b... Trouble codes: P1356 (ign run circuit failure)
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L low power VIN: 1FTNW21F71
Got a 7.3 that feels low on power from about 1/3 throttle to about 2/3 throttle. If you mash the pedal to the floor it feels like all the rest although it will never go over 14lbs boost. Here is what I have checked. Epb, Map, and Baro are all at 13.4 koeo but ... Trouble codes: P0238
2002 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L Passenger Power Window VIN: 1FAHP60A92
We have tried everything short of changing the window motor on this car. Window will go up and down norally with both switches, but the passenger side will not short stop to work with the convertable top.drivers side works correctly but passenger side will onl...
2003 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L rediness monitors VIN: 2FMZA51483
this was a rental car new .customer purchased in 06 and has always passed oregon emissions test without evap and catalyst being oregon requires that both be supported. the car has upstream and downstream o2 sensors and should be capable of monito...
2006 Ford Fusion SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP07136
Any help would be greatly appreciated. I have a 2006 Ford Fusion Se with a DTC P 305. The coil and spark plug were just replaced. The fuel injected has also been replaced. The compression in this cylinder is 160 PSI, the injector is being fired. The problem is... Trouble codes: P0305 (Cylinder 5 misfire Detected)
2007 Ford Expedition Limited 5.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMFU19557
No start condition after night, need to crank at least 2 or 3 times, once start, poor quality, raw gas smell ...
2008 Ford Escape XLT 2.3L starting system VIN: 1FMCU031X8
Okay try this one. New customer had battery replaced by company mechanic [airplane repair]. Now occasionally it wont crank since battery replacement. Checked for codes [launch] none found. Security light goes out after bulb check. Not much security data in ins...

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1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L noise VIN: 1FTZR15X3X
Truck was scheduled for the noise coming from the IAC motor. Truck came in with the CEL on, decided to repair the source of the P0171 and P0174 first. Replaced the MAF sensor and the upper intake plenum gaskets to fix the codes. That part of it was fixed but...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L faid contubution test VIN: 1FTNW21F0X
Well I finally fixed it.Ended up replacing #8 injector.Runs great but still has cyl.3 and 8 on contribution test.Taking the advice of others and next one its getting all injectors.Thanks for all the input.Greatly appreciated.
2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTPW12514
This ended up being a learning experience - unfortunately for the customer and his wallet. There really is piss poor information dealing with this trouble code. Mitchell diagnostics basically says to inspect the oil filter for proper filter then replace vct s... Trouble codes: P0011.
2005 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDAF56P55
sorry for delay forgot about it.turned out be danmm hpop. when remove ipr screen was damage.had to take to ford to get it done under warranty due we just replace the pump and ipr
2005 Ford E-250 5.4L No Accelerator VIN: 1FTNE24L55
Thanks again for all the replies. After most recommending a new throttle body, I replaced it with no success. Customer stated that it normally seem to act up after hitting a bump. We took all the air duct assemblies out and followed the wiring harness to the t... Trouble codes: 2107 (Throttle actuator control motor processor), 2110 (Throttle actuator control system - forced limited rpm).
2008 Ford Edge SEL 3.5L Water Pump VIN: 2FMDK38C58
After hearing from a few of you and looking it over we decided to drop it allnm out the bottom.Unbolted everything and sat the subframe on jack stands.lifted the body up off the subframe and motor.Not really as bad to do as it seemed like it would be.It was ju...
2005 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, No throttle response VIN: 5LMFU28595
Well, this is going to be a short fix explanation. After running out of ideas we called another friendly shop. Our friend said let's try reprogramming the computers so as to start from scratch. He did this and WA LA ! Drivability problem completely went away. ...
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