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1998 Ford Contour LX 2.5L Shift Linkage VIN: 1FALP66L2W
THis car came in stuck in 2nd. gear with the owner complaining of a "sloppy" shifter. We found the plastic clip that holds the shift cable to the top of the transmission missing. We ordered a new clip from Ford ($25.00 and a 1 week wait) and thought all was we...
2002 Ford Explorer Postal 4.0L compressor VIN: 1FMZU62E72
I need some help from Ford Colleagues. I have a situation with this Explorer. This customer replaced few month ago the compressor. He brought the car to our shop few days ago because the air conditioner itís not working. (Hot air). We put the gauges and found ...
2007 Ford F-150 FX2 5.4L temp gauge
temp gauge will drop below cold...trouble code will come on ac will shut off...dash was replaced due to inop speedo...we replaced all temp sending units with factory units...problem is sporadic...every couple days

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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2000 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FDRE1423Y
Did not find any problems with EGR system as others suggest. As I stated in my request it was only on bank 1, EGR would effect both. So the help I recieved wasnt any help. Please read entire post. Believe to be in Injectors. Cleaned injectors via service port ...
2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRW07L72
Don,t know if vehicle is fixed yet as problem is infrenquent.Cust has not called to advise of any more problems.We removed intake and resealed and replaced t/stat.
2007 Ford Freestyle Limited 3.0L Fluid VIN: 1FMDK06117
I was able to finish this vehicle thanks to your help. Rob and Don gave me the idea of using an infrared temperature gun to find the temperature of the trans. oil pan. I checked the fluid level when the oil pan was at 110 degrees Fahrenheit. Thanks for that...
2007 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FMFU15577
Thank you all for the feedback. This is what we did: We removed all the spark plugs and found zero compression on the driver side. With all the input from our community we decided not to peruse any further and advised the customer to replace the motor. ... Trouble codes: P0345, P1260 (Theft detected eng disabled).
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