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1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.0L Lack of power VIN: 1FTEX15N1T
This vehicle belongs to a long term repeat customer. We generally get the vehicle after her husband has tried to "fix" it, which to date has never been successful, but always leads to additional required repairs beyond the original problem. This trip in, the ...
2000 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L high idle VIN: 3FAFP3131Y
Engine idles way too fast, 2500 rpm. CEL is on, code P1120. Clear codes,start engine and engine idles fine for 10/15 sec, then jumps back up to 2500 or more. Resets tps code at that time. TPS at closed throttle is .45 volts, 4.25 volts full throttle and sweep ... Trouble codes: P1120
2001 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Coolant Loss VIN: 1FAFP55UX1
Hi people have this 2001 ford taurus here that is loosing coolant some where, no leaks on the outside if engine, engine does smoke and has a misefire on the middle front cylinder, remove plug and found coolant on plug and cylinder wet with coolant, have checke...
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 F-250 Super Duty XL 6.8L Turn Signals VIN: 3FTNF21S63
When vehicle is running you will here a buzzing sound from the turn relay. It's not constant but when it happens you turn the signals on it will stop. I've tried wiggling the harness when it happens and it didn't change. It seems like it's receiving a signal f...
2005 Ford E-250 5.4L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on, Start/Stall VIN: 1FTNS24L45
This van came origionaly as a Died on road. Turned out to also be a start/stall. Had codes P061b/P2106/and rich codes for both banks. I have gotten it fixed to the point where the only code returning is the P061b. Still have the start stall. If you try startin... Trouble codes: P061B
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...
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

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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTWW33F5X
Replaced Glow Plug Solenoid...Even though it applicable voltage to all glow plug wires. Replaced solenoid. KOEO glow plug solenoid will make a buzzing sound not just a click like before. Thanks for all your help...Keeping these in stock...
2007 Ford Fusion SEL 3.0L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 3FAHP021X7
I am sorry that I can't add anything to this problem, the customer declined anymore time to inspect or test the car. I guess he felt the extra cost for gasoline for the few mile he drove was cheaper than the labor charge expense. I wish I could have nailed i...
2007 Ford F-450 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDXF46PX7
thanks guys sorry it took so long to close. It was the adapter coming off the pump leaking. So I replaced the pump and fitting, put it back together and it shipped it thanks Trouble codes: P2291.
2000 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L steering VIN: 1LNHM82W8Y
Thank you all for the great replies! After further close examination I found that who ever attempted to install the left lower ball joint at a previous date failed to press it in all the way. It was "cocked" off in the control arm, and basically fell out once ...
2001 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2MEFM74W51
Well its fixed. Thanks to EVERYONE for all of your help!! I checked everything on this one and couldn't find anything!! I was pulling my test leads off when I noticed a problem. The negative battery cable was a little loose. I intalled a new negative cable end...
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