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1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Pressure plate VIN: 1FMDU34X1T
Hi, guys. this Ford Explorer came to us for inop clutch, the trans was particialy removed. Complete the removal and discovered the rivets on disc was ready to touch the flywheel, pressure plate seems ok, the input shaft bearing worn a little, but the T/O beari...
2005 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Was called in to diagnose ETC codes, P2104, 2100, 2107. The client shop had already replaced ThrottleBody assembly, and the PCM for the issue as stated below. TPS values are normal, and sweep when throttle plate moved manually. TPS 1 is at 4.1V closed, and TPS... Trouble codes: 2100 (ETC Motor Circuit Open), 2107 (ETC Motor Processor)
2006 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L low idle VIN: 1FAFP56U06
Vehicle cam in with split in egr tube, replace egr tube and dpfe sensor. Fixed exhaust leak but still had rough idle and missfires on 2 and 3, found bosch plugs and low fire at coil, replaced with motorcraft plugs and aftermarket coil, did not really gain on f...
1997 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1MELM50U7V
This Sable came in running fine with a check engine light. Scanned for codes and found code p0343 (Camshaft Position Sensor 'A' Circuit High Input). I brought up a waveform and the square wave showed intermittent, but definite glitches. Installed new synchroni...

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2002 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 1MEFM55S72
most replies said to lower engine assembly,once I got power steering pump out of the way looked like plenty of room to remove cover without lowering assembly,so I changed chain & guides without removing engine,not a bad job,parts are expensive,had to get from ...
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