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1996 Ford E-250 Econoline XL 5.8L Starting VIN: 1FTHE24H5T
Hello every one,well here we go igot a van towed in with no start ,found no spark no injector pulse ,did all test found bad pick up in distributor and icm, replaced both ,van started and stalled ,double checked everything and found now maxi fuse 30 amp for pcm...
2002 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L MIL Lamp on, P1336 but runs fine VIN: 1FTYR14V92
Truck came in with squeaking coming out of Synchronizer. Removed Synchronizer and found the shaft feeling dry and worn out. Cleaned out synchronizer mounting hole and found no reason for lack of lubrication - good oil pressure. Installed NAPA replacement synch... Trouble codes: 1336 (CKP/CMP Signal)
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTNW21P04
I have a 04 Ford F250 with a 6.0 L. This truck starts hard and runs bad when cold. It doesn't run smooth until the coolant temp is a normal operating temp. I had the reflash done and it did help. I have been driving it for a few days and at least it starts now...
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Oil Pressure VIN: 1FTNW20P94
Came in for egr and oil cooler, replaced both coolers also found icp leaking and ipr screen was broke replaced both, flushed cooling system, changed oil and filter, motorcraft filter. Started truck ran fine, after about 20 min of run time, oil guage went to ze...
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FTPW14575
Did the repairs as noted below. Customer complaint is that now the engine is noisy for 2-3 seconds after sitting for several hours. Most often when it is fired up after some hours, it will rattle for 2-3 seconds and then be quiet. The noise sounds like it is c...
2008 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.4L Odor In Cab VIN: 1FDXX47R08
When you drive vehicle normal, stop and go traffic, every once in a while you get a very strong odor which smells like you are lighting up some charcol. The only pattern seems to be stop and go traffic and to be at a stop for several minutes.Then there is a li...
2008 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Communication VIN: 1FTPW14VXK
vehicle comes in with a surge complaint at cruise speeds, truck has 68k on the odometer and starts and idled pretty good, took for short test drive and noticed on brisk acceleration it would rattle like the timing actuators were bouncing, turned truck around a...
1999 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L cooling system VIN: 5LMPU28A2X
Hi I have this Navigator here with a ton of oil in the coolant. Can't tell where it's coming from. I suspect the oil cooler but others say head gasket is blown. Saw something on the internet about this engine having a core plug in the front of the engine seepi...
1999 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L wiper control module VIN: 2MEFM74W8X
Thanks up front, I must be blind but I cannot find the wiper control module on this 99 grand marquis. The wipers do not work at all and the first thing in the repair tree is to check at the WCM. MOD and ALLData both say it is above the lighting control module....
2000 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L No Start VIN: 1MEFM55S8Y
I'm ready to pull my hair out on this on..came in for no start..will fire for about one second but then i lose spark and injection pulse..have replaced cam and crank sensor..have ohmed wires for cam and crank sensor..replaced the ecm battery and started..if i ...

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