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1986 Ford F-350 XL 6.9L No Start VIN: 2FTJW3513G
We have a no start problem all the time. We replaced all the glow plugs because they all tested bad all 8 were open and 2 were melted at the tip and were a pain to get out.we also have power going to all the glow plugs. Still no start. We have 7 psi of fuel at...
2000 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L No Start, Misfire VIN: 1FAFP5659Y
This is a tough one. I hope there are some ford techs that have come across this before. I had a 2000 ford taurus towed in today for a no start. I was told that it had been misfiring lately and after sitting for the weekend would not start. The customer assume... Trouble codes: P0302, P0306
2000 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L Abs, Airbag, And Generic Module VIN: 1FTZR15X2Y
Upon checking for ABS codes, found that there was no communication with the module and realized that there was also no communication with the generic module or airbag module. Checked power and ground to all modules with no problem found. Checked continuity of ...
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Cel VIN: 3FTNX20F6Y
Customer brought vehicle in with check eng light, ABS light and flashing overdrive off light. Scanned for codes with Ford IDS and had codes for shorted abs check light and P0500 for VSS. REplaced VSS in transmission and rear end. Code still returned. Checked d...
2005 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDXF46P65
Hello, I'm working on this 2005 ford F-450 diesle. I don't work on alot of trucks this sieze so be easy on me. The truck was brought to me with and intermitant no start/no crank when I got the truck to act up I noticed the wrench light was lght on the dash. I ...
2010 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L Ipc VIN: 1FTEX1EW2A
This truck came in with all the ipc warning lights on and the gauges were all over the place. I had no communication with ids scanner. Then problem corrected itself and could not duplicate the problem again. Had customer drive vehicle for a week and then the p...

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1999 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTYR10C3X
thanks for all the info on this truck truck did have some sort of valve problem cleaned top end with gm top engine cleaner overnight to clean valves ran engine cleaner in oil to help clean lifters and crankcase refilled with new oil problem is subsiding added ...
2002 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L MIL Lamp on, P1336 but runs fine VIN: 1FTYR14V92
Well, thanks to the wonderful technicians at IATN taking time to share their experience, we did solve this problem. Turned out that the synchronizer was installed correctly all along, and had nothing wrong with the replacement one. I had read some confusing ... Trouble codes: 1336 (CKP/CMP Signal).
2007 Mercury Mariner Premier 3.0L Misfire VIN: 4M2CU871X7
thanks for the help guys. i kept checking and wound up with the noid light stuck on had full ground and power. as i kept checking i found a wire had rubbed threw on rear valve cover were harness comes out from under intake. repaired wire and all is good now.
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