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1998 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L fuel pump, spark, noid spark VIN: 2FAFP73W5W
the car was towed in for no start. first checked for fuel pressure had none, so i checked the fuel pump for power and had none. tried to hook up the snap on verus and would not communicate with the ecm but i could get a memory code for u1147 scp invalid or mis...
2005 Ford Freestar SE 3.9L Steering Wheel VIN: 2FMZA51695
I have a steering wheel I want to remove, but it is not cooperating. Alldata says to remove rack bolt in steering wheel, but it comes part way loose, then gets tight. Due to tightening torque specs, I don't want to force the issue. I am wondering if any of you...
2006 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L r/side cam chain guide VIN: 1FMEU74E26
right side cam chain guide. the outer guide appears to be held in place by only a wedge action between casting and chain. is this correct?? the inner guide (towards engine center) has a bolt. outer guide (away from engine center) does not.
2007 Ford Fusion SEL 2.3L Movement VIN: 3FAHP08Z57
Firstly this is the FNR5 5 speed transmission. Ok so we replaced this transmission 10 months ago due to oil pouring out of the torque converter seal. So last week it came here with engine light on and slipping into 4th gear. Were busy so he was to come back in...
2004 Lincoln LS 3.9L Fans, hydraulic VIN: 1LNHM87A74
Customer stated: hears roaring sound and thought engine was racing. Hydraulic fans on @ high speed is what he hears! Regular customer, car well maintained and clean. Recently replaced all plugs and coils due to P30X codes and had trans rebuilt approx 6-8 month...
2009 Mercury Mariner 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2CU81799
Vechile came in today after being driven about 100 miles, Ck Engine Light code PO451 was again inplanted, proceded with smoke agian... Found Smoke protruding from "CAPLESS Quick Fill" Filler Neck... Ordered new ford part and installed. Now the system wont clea... Trouble codes: P0451, P0456

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2002 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Check Engine Light VIN: 3FAFP11302
We replaced the oxygen sensor and so far the customer has not had the check engine light come back on. The other thing the cust. told me was that the light may not come on for several weeks. I should have been more specific that we were looking for help with ... Trouble codes: P1131 (O2 Sensor Bank One Sensor One Indicates Lean).
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L No Start, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FDSF35Y35
First thanks to everyone that replied. I finally got this vehicle to act up while driving and notice an abrupt drop in fuel pressure which would immediately correct itself. Pulled over to the shoulder of the highway and let idle the pressure started to fall an... Trouble codes: P0300.
2008 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Rsc/Tcs VIN: 1FMFU16558
Well, replaced the sensor cluster as most suggested and the steering wheel angle sensor because it was cheap. Was never able to reproduce the condition myself so only time will tell if repair was succesful. Thanks all for the input.
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