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1998 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 4.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FAFP47V8W
this is a DOHC SVT cobra 4.6, apparently it only has 36,000 miles on it, came in no start. cranked it over and sounds like no compression. partial pulled valve covers off (if anyone knows how to get these valve covers off in the car let me know!) hand cranked ...
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L oil pump VIN: 1FTPW14585
Truck came in with timing chain noise and low oil pressure(22 psi).No other noises,tore down checked cams and found no damage.Replaced Timing chains,guides and oil pump(high press pump).Chains are now quiet,oil press is good(60 psi hot)But now there is a noise...
2006 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L No Charge VIN: 1FMEU75866
No charge, p0620. I am familiar with what to look for on the scope with the slightly older 2 wire gencom and genmon wiring to the alternator, but this one has only one wire, called genli. According to service info, I should have somewhere upwards of 9 volts o...
2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty XLT 5.4L turbine shaft speed sensor VIN: 1FBSS31L46
wht has me puzzled is the fact that when i check for something to trigger the sensor there is no hole ,bump, slit ect in the trans hub. i even put my finger in the hole with the engine running and there is nothing that i acn tell that would cause a signal. i e...

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2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Cam Phasers VIN: 1FTPW14506
Some great input on here. The bottom line is that most of this was covered in my initial post. I hope this helps others. I had the tech pull some cam caps off, and found that they were badly grooved. Ordering an engine and calling it a day, unless the shop own...
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L engine VIN: 1FTPW14526
I installed a rebuilt alternator but it still stalled.however the P0349 did not retrigger.It started bucking when i took it on a test drive which it did not do before.I cleaned the MAF because it read 25.7 should be 26.7, after cleaning it read 26.2 but still ...
2005 Lincoln LS Sport 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1LNHM87AX5
Checked coil current ramp as per Albin Moore's hot tip to sync to #1 cylinder and read parade of all coil current ramps. #3,5 and 4 were bad. Purrs like a kitten now. As far as the whistling customer says "If it works don't fix it and took the car Thank ...
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