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1993 Ford Mustang LX 2.3L Cuts out VIN: 1FACP40M1P
Vehicle Came In had timing belt installed. After repairs to timing belt, found bad IAC valve. Replaced IAC Valve vehicle went for test drive everything was fine. Next morning upon attempt to start vehicle would start if throttle was held to the floor and woul...
1998 Ford Ranger Splash 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14XXW
hello techs , have this ranger customer said last week went to start it cold and the tach.would not work then it would stick at 2,000 rpm , the engine would rev ok , i could not get it to act up,also they said the check engine light went on at the same time, i... Trouble codes: P0171, P0172
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Injection VIN: 1FTNW21F9X
Customer complained this truck ran rough for about 2 miles and then cleared up. Seemed to crank longer when starting. This morning when I went to get it, it started and idled fine, but when I stepped on accelerator, it ran very rough and stalled and wouldn't s...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L MIL Lamp on, lacks power VIN: 1FTSX31F53
Under hard load p1211 occurs and does not have power as it should. Changed oil and filter and also sucked, replaced oil within hp oil reservoir to assure good motorcraft filter and quality 15/40 oil. Passes koeo and keor self tests. ids movie shows icp volts... Trouble codes: P1211
2003 Ford Focus SE 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP34P13
Hi guys I have this Focus here that the customer just bought. He bought it cheap as a no start. What we did was replaced the fuel pump and filter due to low fuel pressure being read on the scanner for the fuel rail pressure sensor. Our reading was 30 - 35 psi ...
2008 Ford Taurus SEL 3.5L Fuel Gauge VIN: 1FAHP24W58
I have an 08 Taurus with a fuel gauge problem. It has the saddle type tank. The gauge will read correctly when you start up then it will go towards full. So I don't myself or anyone else, it currently has about 1/4 tank of fuel. When I start it up it reads 1/4...
1993 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L head lights VIN: 1LNLM81WXP
Hello i have a 93 town car the headlights do not work. The tail lights and park lights come on when head switch is on, but no headlights. Headlights will work when u pull the dimmer switch in pass mode. This town car has digital dash and auto dimmer and auto d...
2003 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 5LMEU78H83
Hello Lincoln/Ford techs: I have this 03 aviator purchased at auction and sent to me by another shop. It had the common cyl 5 misfire and low compression, 50 psi. The customer had been informed of the possible valve failure and i confirmed it. I replaced the h... Trouble codes: P0108 (manifold absolute pressure circuit H input), P1112 (intake air temp sensor intermittent), P1117 (engine coolant temp sensor intermittent), P1125 (Throttle position sensor circuit intermittent), P1336 (Crankshaft or camshaft input signal to powertrain), P1000 (OBD II monitor not complete)
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...
2000 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L engine hesitation VIN: 4M2ZU86P4Y
my mountaineer 5.0 has hesitation only after vehicle is warm. no codes present. Happens mostly on acceleration. Have not changed fuel pump pressure is ok while at idle. It's only under a load when i get this problem.

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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L truck has coolant lose issue VIN: 1FTNW21PX4
thank you for all the replies. i pulled heads and sure enough you could see where it was leaking through the gaskets. the black coating on the gaskets in these areas were gone. i have to beleive the combination of high boost and crapy gaskets would be to blame...
2006 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3L abs pump motor VIN: 1FMYU96H36
We are going to close this one...thanks to Michael for good input.Although the pump run was beyond opening the door and while sitting, I feel that, as Michael indicated, low voltage may have been in play with this issue. We actually keep vehicle for 2
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