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1998 Ford Escort SE 2.0L Hesitation VIN: 3FAFP15P0W
This car is about to drive me crazy but I think I have the answer, just need some reinforcement. This car came with a jerking/hesitation on accel at low RPM's when shifting gears and stepping on accelerator car jerks and bucks and then takes off. When steppi...
2001 Ford Mustang 3.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FAFP40441
Hi, everyone. I got this mustang two days ago, while we driving, sadenly rpm goes over 2000,at the time more than 3000, look like we loosing control on gas , i mean even playing with gas pedal dos`t make any different , then rpm start come to normal by itself.... Trouble codes: P1125 (Tp circuit), P0136 (O2 sensor), P0174 (System lean)
2003 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Engine VIN: 2FMZA524X3
Vehicle was towed to our shop with a crank but no start condition. A friend of the owner worked on this vehicle and replaced the coil pack before it was sent to us. We have tested the for most commonly failed items. We are suspecting the ECM, but don't have an...
2003 Ford Focus LX 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP33P43
Vec towed in Cranks but no start died while driving- Tested spark good-Fuel pressure test show none- Ok got a bad pump Pulled down filter inspected very dirty- Replaced pump as norm thought I was on a roll then vec wouldnt start? Checked pressure a good 60 now...
2006 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L Rear brakes VIN: 1FMEU75896
This Exploder was towed in with the rear brakes grabbing/applying above 5mph and ABS light on. Customer stated that it was like that Tuesday morning, but OK Monday. Scanned with Genisys and found DTC C1155 LF WSS and some comm failures in the Compass module. V...
2000 Lincoln Continental 4.6L ride height VIN: 1LNHM97V2Y
I can activate suspension pump with scan tool runs for 3 seconds and quits rear never raises.What is the next thing I should test pump runs fine when I apply ground to control circuit of relay, but rear suspension never moves up. Please help if you can. Adam
2000 Lincoln Continental 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM97V8Y
Vehicle originally came in running rough with a #3 misfire code. Diagnosis vehicle and replaced #3 injector. Vehicle came back one week later with a code for bank 2 lean. Smoke tested engine and found intake gasket leaking. Replaced intake gasket. Vehicle has ... Trouble codes: P0174, P1151, P0305

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L transmission torque converter VIN: 1FTWW33F1Y
Removed valvebody cleaned spool valves and installed aux trans cooler. Roadtested good concern is fixed
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Fuel in coolant VIN: 1FTNW20F12
2003 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Mechanical VIN: 1FMRU15W83
another one that makes me want to quit,i removed the left valve cover,than the cam holddown with oil pressure orifice in it,the orifice was open,used air gun with rubber tip and applied air to all holes for oil delivery,the one that went to the chain tensioner...
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWW33P06
Thanks to all who responded, I was able to cycle the IPR with my Snap-on Solus Ultra & found that there was no change in the sound of the leak. I cycled the valve open & back closed again & all of a sudden my leak stopped. Valve was stuck open. I replace th...
2003 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L mode VIN: 4M2DU86W43
Thanks everyone for the very prompt and extremely accurate fix for this vehicle. We found the vac line out under the hood was knocked off while doing the initial repairs. All good now, cycles fine. Thanks again everyone.
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