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2000 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L keep alive memory VIN: 1FAFP5821Y
this is one of our company vehicles, i can bring the monitors to ready status but randomly the kam resets and some and sometimes all of the monitors are reset.It will reset the o2 sensors, the evap, its random.I have tested the supposed wiring and pin loctions...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L fuel VIN: 1FTNW21F33
had truck come in for loss of fuel mileage and fuel smell.drove truck and it ran good but had some poping like a backfire a few times.found the valey had fuel in it under the fuel filter.used a mighty vac to suck out all the fuel and started it up and sprayed ...
2007 Ford Focus SES 2.0L communication VIN: 1FAFP34N67
I have this 2007 ford focus cant communication with engine, transmmision, air bag...or abs. With K20 key .But can communication with K17 key. This snap-on scanner solus . Just got up dates 3 weeks ago , with new version 12.2 softwear. Same with 2000 mercury vi...
2007 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Timing Chain Marks VIN: 1FTPW14V47
Vehicle came in for broken exhaust manifold bolt on #1Cyl. We ended up removing the passenger side head. Machine shop drilled out the bolt and the head's back. However, customer wants to put in a new timing chain, guides, tensioners,etc. My technician made the...
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.4L No Boost/ Low Power VIN: 1FTSW21R48
This truck has no/ very little boost. 1-3 Psi at best. Boost comes in and out. No boost leaks. Turbo does not seem to be spooling. Variable lever moves smoothly; vanes do not seem to be sticking. Hear a weird squealing/ screeching sound that we cannot pinpoint...
2002 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L Stall VIN: 1MEHM55S22
02 Mercury Sable came in with the check engine light on with a code of P0191 Fuel Rail Pressure Range/Performance. We tested the fuel pressure at the rail and it was bouncing between about 26-34lbs almost like the fuel pump was turning off and on. Customer sai... Trouble codes: P0191 (Fuel Rail Pressure Range/Performance)
2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L Mechanical VIN: 4M2ZU86E22
hello again,another ford with engine noise,just fixed a 4.6l with engine noise,it was the cam tensioner and guide on the left front head,this 4.l is making same noise,removed both valve covers and none of the guides are broken,found some air leakdown around ca...

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2001 Ford Excursion Limited 6.8L steering drift VIN: 1FMNU43S11
I want to thank everyone for the replies and especially about the tires. I am going to list as fixed although the vehicle is in limbo, but I think my responsibility is fulfiled. Ok hears the scene, today me and my tech drove it at speed with tires at door jam ...
2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Surge VIN: 1FAHP56S43
Customer took vehicle and is not returning. I tryed some of your ideas and none worked , we are not equipped to replace Ford pcms so it was decided to ship the vehicle .
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L broken part VIN: 1FTSW31P34
Thanks to Michael & Steven for the info on how to remove the oil pan.Gave the customer the option to remove the oil pan he did not want to remove it he just wanted for us to try & remove the last little part of the sensor housing. Heated a screw & stuck it in ...
2007 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Noise VIN: 1FTWW31PX7
Thanks to all who replied. The problem was an extremely small crack in the y-pipe flex joint. IATN fixes another one. You guys rock!
2000 Lincoln Continental 4.6L ride height VIN: 1LNHM97V2Y
Thanks to all who replied. I sold the customer a conversion kit and called it a day. I wanted to know how to diagnose this system. With a Genesis Scan tool I could activate the compressor for 3 sec. Anyway for the cost to repair it made much more sense to con...
2001 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNHM82W01
Vehicle remains in no start condition, referring to another tech.
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