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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FMZU32E4W
this truck came in on a hook with a no start.checked fireing no fire checked fuses replaced crank pos. still no change.took it to the ford dealer thay repro the comp&keys it cranked up and ran thay said for a few min then cut off but cranked back up thay wante...
2001 Ford Excursion Limited 6.8L steering drift VIN: 1FMNU43S11
I need help with this one. The problem is steering wandering which is worse at hyway speeds, especially with small wash board or bumps. Its bad enough where I don't feel safe driving this monster at 50 plus. The customer thinks the problem appeared several mon...
2003 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L delay in reverse VIN: 1FTYR10D63
When I move transm lever from drive to reverse there is a 3 or 4 second delay before vehicle backs up. Transmission other wise shifts and acts fine. Fluid smells OK. The transmission is either a 5R44E or 5R55E I don't know my transmissions that well. Any help ...
2006 Ford Fusion SEL 2.3L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAHP08Z16
Hi Group, Have this Fusion that has 3 codes for the secondary air injection system,have looked in archives, but found nothing,dealer does not know what I am talking about with the sec. air inj. system. Could this be the air pump under the engine? Or maybe a re... Trouble codes: P0410 (Secondary air inj.), P0491 (Sec. air inj.insufficient flow bank 1), P2258 (Sec.air control A circuit high)
2008 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L Accessories VIN: 1FTYR44U48
Have a cruise control that will not work after cust installed a trailer brake.Removed trailer brake and replaced brake switch cust had damaged.When tracing the schematic it shows a fine resistor in the body control module on the cruois circuit.I was unable to ...

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2004 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP532X4
well tha car is one of r good customers so i did a little research found that it was a faulty sensor in tha tank. he had jus had it done about a year ago at a dealer that had closed so really wasnt tryin to put tha money in this car at tha time. so i had him k... Trouble codes: P0462.
2000 Lincoln Continental 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM97V8Y
First off, thank you for all the replies. We turned direction and focused on the misfire first. The #5 injector bench tested ok and would work intermittently in the vehicle. We hooked up the noid light and it showed that it was functioning. We used a test ... Trouble codes: P0174, P1151, P0305.
2001 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM55S51
The customer decided to take this to the dealer, so I never got a chance to diagnose it further since I posted. You can't win them all. Thanks so much for the help everyone, it will help on the next one. Trouble codes: P0171 (System lean Bank 1), P0174 (System lean Bank 2).
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