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1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMDU34X3S
We have a 1995 explorer that 2 months ago would intermittently not start after hot soak. This would happen about once in 2 weeks. The problem is getting worse. After quite some time we finally got it to act up while in our possesion and it started stalling and...
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Differential VIN: 1FTZR15V6Y
This truck is killing me. Vehicle came in with oil leaks. Removed front differential to access oil pan. Front pinion nut was seized and damaged pinion shaft. Replaced with used unit. After replacement, 4wd binds. Replaced again and now transfer case made loud ...
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1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTEX14N1S
Well this one is fixed!! It turned out to be the ECM. I dont have an explanation as to why but it did fix it. From what we saw on the scan tool the truck thought it was ruinning at 2400 rpm with the KOEO and yes we did have a square wave signal showing that th...
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1998 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 4.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FAFP47V8W
Wrong oil and carbon, if interested read on. Pulled engine got valve covers off and confirmed timing. did leak down on cylinder 1 and leaking by intake valves. rockers felt tight, popped off rockers and now only 1 intake port leaks a little (dualseperate port ...
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1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L No Start VIN: 3FAKP1135X
Well, the car is finally running. The shop owner said he installed a re man computer and the car fired right up. A visit to the son found an extremely noisy engine that appears to be missing a thermostat. On top of this, the air con has not been recharged. To ...
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L MIL Lamp on, lacks power VIN: 1FTSX31F53
Thank you for the replies, and assistance. As stated on initial post, Fuel pressure was taken at the back of the heads and sustained 55 psi on hard pull. I had dropped the tank and cleaned cigar filters. Bruce [...] led me to further tests. 1.) ... Trouble codes: P1211.
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2005 Ford Five Hundred Limited 3.0L Hesitation, Low power VIN: 1FAFP28125
Well , We will kind of call ed this one fixed. Little did I know that the body shop had cleared all codes. Road tested the car., It confremed it is in limp mode. Checked throtal plates with engine running (not opening).Did all scan on car found [...] in tr...
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2007 Ford E-250 4.6L Heater VIN: 1FTNE24W77
USING MY SMOKE MACHINE ON THE VACUUM LINE REVEALED JUST WHAT MANY OF YOU SAID.THE LEAK WAS AT THE VACUUM BALL.I GAVE THE CUSTOMER THE OPTION OF RELOCATING A NEW BALL AND HE WAS HAPPY WITH THAT FIX.HE JUST WANTED TO BE ABLE TO CHANGE MODES.I'M HAPPY TOO,BECAUSE...
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