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1996 Ford E-250 Econoline XL 4.9L serpentine belt
need to pick some brains here guys... i have a 96 e250 that orig came in with belt tracked off and one rib slapping around making all kinds of noise. inspected drive and accessory pulleys, replaced tensioner and belt (matched belt with one it came in with). im...
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Stall VIN: 1FDWW33F0X
I have a 99 f-350 with a 7.3 that dies intermitly. Sometimes it takes a day or two, and sometimes it will do it several times a day. It has been back several times and im going crazy. I have replaced cam sensor, PCM, ICP sensor. It keeps popping codes P1280, P... Trouble codes: P1280 (Icp circuit out of range), P1670 (Ef feedback signal not detected), P1316 (Idm codes detected), P0344, P0340
2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L No Start, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FAFP5523Y
Thanks in advance for any help on this one.. this one came from another shop or 5.. starts runs good and only every now and then will shut off.. some times will restart, some times back fires.. it will very rarely fail for me.. what little time i got to fail i...
2001 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDAW56F71
Thanks in advance for reading this post. Truck was towed in as a no-start.Check engine light and wait to start light did not illuminate and I had no communication with the PCM and no fuel pressure.Checked all power and grounds to PCM and all checked ok so inst... Trouble codes: P1209, P1211
2001 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L fuel gauge inaccurate after fillingand when low VIN: 2FMDA52491
this ford windstar was towd in yesterday, cust complaint veh. shut off while driving. veh. read 1/4 tank of fuel. ck out of inertia switch relay and fuse for fuel delievery system... sys ok. pulled tank to verify fuel pump working correctly, it was working pro...
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)
2006 Ford Expedition King Ranch 5.4L Cuts out, Boggs down VIN: 1FMFU18596
Runs good except on heavy acceleration. Step down hard on gas pedal, boggs down like plugged exhuast or lack of fuel. Has no codes. Just sitting in shop in gear hit gas fast will sputter and bogg down. Normal driving is fine. Broke exhuast loose, same problem....
2007 Ford F-450 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDXF46PX7
hey guys im very new to the these trucks so bare with me I have a 2007 F450 6.0 which just quit running while driving and no start condition. pressure on the ICP sensor while cranking is aroud 300psi. I have the turbo off. I made a hose/fitting to pressurize t... Trouble codes: P2291
2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L Stall VIN: 1FTWX31Y48
This truck came in with a intermitant stalling, upon checking the codes found P0191 fuel presure low or high, removed the fuel tank and found that it had about 1/2 gallon of water and alot of dirt. Cleaned out the tank, replaced the fuel filters (in tank and o... Trouble codes: P0191
2001 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2MEFM74W51
This Mercury was being brought into us for a check engine light for an EGR code. The DPFE was bad and needed replaced. On their way to our shop the customer said the transmission wasn't shifting right. It got to the shop and had a P1728 code. They also said th...

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2005 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
This one is done and down the road! The issue turned out to be wiring to the connector at the PCM. Although the wiring loom was still factory sealed, and the wiring issue was not a chafe point, the wiring still failed. My guess is that the wiring was defect... Trouble codes: 2100 (ETC Motor Circuit Open), 2107 (ETC Motor Processor).
2008 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Communication VIN: 1FTPW14VXK
ok, want to thank everyone that sent replies and suggestions on helping us get this vehicle (fixed per se) and out the door and customer happy, first off the communication issue ended up being the communication bus wires themselves, apparently a recent radio a...
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