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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTWW33F5X
This truck will not start easily cold, as in freezing temperatures...unless the block heater is plugged in. When cranking raw fuel from exhaust large clouds of white smoke and it romps one time...eventually it will start after leaving key on for approximately ...
2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTRX17L9Y
Need some input on this one. The truck has no codes, but I can generate o2 heater circuit codes when o2's are unpluged. Maf code when maf is unplugged. The problem I have is when the vehicle is running the o2 voltages stay on 0 and the fuel trims stay on 0. If...
2000 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Speedo,MAF,INJ,Radio VIN: 1FAFP33P4Y
This vehicle had a rear brake service and power steering line replacement, after complete the vehicle had a misfire and erratic speedometer. We've used the scope and found a voltage drop that last appox. 1/2 a second. When the voltage drop occurs the misfire o...
2001 Ford F-150 King Ranch 4.6L 3-4 shift VIN: 1FTRW08W11
the problem i am having with this transmisson is that when it goes to shift into overdrive the rpms flare and then it goes into gear and stays in gear fine. it does it about 90% of the time and seems worse when your heavy on the throttle like getting up to hig...
2002 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Charging VIN: 1FTYR10D32
At times the vehicle overcharges to above 14.50 volts customer state pegs charging gauge. Has had three alternators installed all seem to do it at times. Have checked terminals all tight.
2003 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FDAF57P13
this truck is running out of fuel as in will run 15-20 seconds and then die, the fuel filter housing on the top of engine is empty when dies, fill the bowl up and will start and die. the regulator has been replaced, fuel pump has been replaced, fuel lines have...
2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FM2472K13
vehicle came in for engine light on and misfire, scan codes found P0303, spark pugs new,wires new, coil new,. check all those just to make sure nothing was installed incorrectly, verified injector pulse. Checked resistance and it was at the maximum so we repla... Trouble codes: P0303
2006 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L MIL Lamp on
Vehicle run ok engine light come on after a ten minute drive highway with P0300 P0301 P0302 P0304 and P0316 idle good runs good no misfire data avaliable Customer told me the engine light flash on him at one point but never felt a misfire wonder if the coil is...
2006 Ford Escape XLS 2.3L Oil VIN: 1FMYU02Z66
This escapes 2.3l engine blows oil out of the dipstick tube where it goes into the oil pan, only when the vehicle is driven under load. I believe it is blow by because the whole underside of the hood is soaked with oil too, the customer said the oil change pla...
2009 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTRF12W09
Hello Ford wizards, this truck is driving me nuts. About four weeks ago this nightmare pulled into my lot. It had its CEL on and the owner said he was afraid to let his wife drive it because it would out of the blue just plain out stall and if you were in the ... Trouble codes: P0150 (Sensor circut bank 2 sen. 1), P025A, P0297 (Vehicle over speed condition), P0690 (ECM / PCM Power relay sensor circut high), P1000 (OBD systems readiness test not complete), U0109 (Lost communication with fuel pump control module)
2011 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.7L hvac VIN: 1FT7W2BT4B
Heater switches from floor defrost etc,but drivers side blows considerably colder air,truck does not have dual climate control.wondering if anybody has run into this problem.temp gauge is normal,good heat on pass. side

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1997 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L No Start, on 2nd drive cycle VIN: 1FTCR10A7V
Checked the wave pattern of the crank sensor. Quit working when got hot. Replaced Crank sensor. Works fine! Thank you.
2006 Ford E-250 5.4L Tss VIN: 1FTNE24L16
this vehicle is not fixed sorry it took so long to replay, thanks for all that took the time to respond. the customer did not want to spend any more money on fixing this and decided to put off the repairs for now.
2008 Ford Taurus SEL 3.5L running lean VIN: 1FAHP24W28
thamks for all the replys i ended up taking a fuel sample and found that the lady had put a full tank of e85 causing this problem shipped the car and told her to burn all the gas and add premium car has not returned Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
2008 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Hvac VIN: 1FMFU16508
Thank you all for your help. Brian from Indiana was right on the money. I removed the mode door actuator and manually moved the door to the panel position. There was some resistance when placed in panel mode. Upon removal of the dash to gain access to the HVAC...
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