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1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FALP52UXT
I guess the trees are blocking my view of the forest on this one and it's time for fresh eyes. This car has had an extended crank to startup for years. Fuel pressure bled down immediately at shut down. Customer lived with condition and simply cycled key sever...
2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.6L no communication VIN: 1FMZU74W92
This has been in my shop for a few weeks, and I have only had limited time to look at it, but am out of ideas. My Modis, Launch and Ottotest will all communicate fine both vehicle specific and Generic OBD modes, but the NH state emmissions test computer will n...
2004 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L Lack of power VIN: 1FDXE45PX4
Please help this ambulance has eaten my lunch and dinner!i have worked on many 7.3 fords with great succsess but this is a 6.0 when vehicle arrived it had no power and you could hear hissing noise like tubo leaking, found hose from turbo to cooler ruptured, go... Trouble codes: P0401 (Egr)

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1993 Ford Escort GT 1.8L Clutch VIN: 1FAPP1289P
Thanks to all that helped. I can appreciate all the comments about AZ parts but anything else exceeded the value of the car. In the end I had two problems. First was the pessure plate was bad (again, a cheap part) but the new one seems to be fine. Second, ...
1997 Ford Escort LX 2.0L no start VIN: 1FALP15P1V
checked my techs work with timing cover completly off and timing was set and started.i will put on new kit.thanks for all the help.
1996 Mercury Cougar XR-7 3.8L No Start VIN: 1MELM624XT
Fixed this one. After testing all Power and grounds to the computer. they were all good. No ground problems just a bad computer. Put a new computer in it and the fuel pump turns on to prime and then turns off and the fan is no longer on. Vehicle starts right ...
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