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2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Sun Roof VIN: 1FMCU04141
We replaced the broken track assy with a new track from Ford as well as the switch which is also new from Ford. The sun roof module was a used one from a wrecking yard, not once but twice. The used modules acted just as the original one did in the fact that th...
2001 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FTRW08L31
This thing is rich bank1, o2 voltage going up to 1.6 volts, bank2 is normal, fuel pressure is good, verified cam timing it is ok, I unplugged all injectors and coils on bank1 and it still idles fine, unplugged all 02 sensors and bank1 sensor1 still reads up to... Trouble codes: P0172 (Rich exhaust bank1)
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSX20585
i have never been stumped before on a for but this one has done it! i want to explain everything so please read the entire post. Started out coming to the shop. I was told check engine light is on. pull in shop and check codes. p0171. i check fuel trim at 18... Trouble codes: P0171, P0300
2005 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Sjb VIN: 1ZVST82H65
This Mustang originally came in with complaint of battery going dead every couple days. Most obvious issue was the headlights didn't time out. Found moisture under passenger side carpet while checking the "Smart" junction box. Installed new box from Ford. Wish...
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSF21P06
About a week ago this truck came in with a complaint of lack of power, smoking, and check engine light on. scaned for codes and had several egr codes(P0401,P0404,P0406). We found the typical pluged solid egr valve, and pluged intake. We cleaned the intake, rep... Trouble codes: P0402 (Excesive egr flow)
2006 Ford Fusion S 2.3L Engine VIN: 3FAFP06Z26
Hi guys. I have this Fusion than appears to have a large oil leak at rear main seal. Leak occurs when RPM is raised to above 2500 RPM for a minute or so. Several CCs of oil will run out of bell housing area. Leak stops at idle. Crankcase seems to have some pre...
2008 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L trans range fuse VIN: 2FAHP71V28
i have a 2008 crown vic. police interceptor. it blows the #1 fuse which is for the transmission range switch. the fuse blows a bout once every couple weeks. i have changed the starter and ignition switch. i have inspected trans range switch wiring and steering...
2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.4L egr coolers VIN: 1FTWW31R38
this beauty is on the third engine, owner got tired of the engine replacing intervals so he deleted the exhaust filter and got a programmer. the problem was that the truck would loose coolant preformed the combustion gas test no change in color. pulled the tem...
2004 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1MEFM55524
This car came in with rats nest under intake and codes p0135,p0352,p0354,p0355,p0645,p0740,p0743 and p1270. I expected that rat had chewed coil wires but when i pulled intake i could not find any issues so I replaced coils and plugs and reassembled. Cleared co... Trouble codes: P0351, P0352, P0354

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2000 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14X1Y
I really need to hang my head down low on this one. I was diagnosing this truck for another shop and they took it to re-do the cam sensor. Well aparently their customer took the truck never to be seen again. But i will give a theory on this truck, During my di... Trouble codes: P1401 (, P1409 (e.g.r.).
2003 Ford Explorer Sport XLS 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FMZU70E03
This vehicle was a nightmare. I started working with the harness. No fluid intrusion no problems of sensors shorting out what I found was that the communication ckt to the REM module was shorting intermitently to a 5v reference ckt causing an intermittent spik...
2003 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Timing Chain VIN: 1FMDU72K63
After a lot of blood sweat and tears, we finally got the chain cassette out and the either one put in without having to remove the cam. My mechanic said "don't ever take another one of this *** in again:). WHat he doesn't know is I need to, to pay for the tool...
2003 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L delay in reverse VIN: 1FTYR10D63
This has not been fixed. I have been busy however I hope to replace the solenoids. Replacing the transmission at this time is not an option. Thank you for your help I'm sorry I don't have a definite fix. Time is running out on this post
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWW32P94
thank you for all the replies. we did test most all of the systems that were recomended. we checked fuel pressure and oil pressure and glow plug circuits. all tested good. we finally decided to replace the ficm and sure enough it fired right up. we have r...
2006 Ford F650 7.2L No Start VIN: 3FRNF65F76
to carey thank you so much for your help and info on this troubled truck i appreciate every help; and help you given me and your precious time at work and as you know on my next dilemma on this truck thanks. fixed: checked all the wirings for corrosions fr...
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