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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Glow plug VIN: 1FTNF21F2X
Vehicle came in for injector cups & injector system overhaul Ie.orings,cups,GP,Gp relay,VC gasket & filters. when disassembled on cyl#5 the Gp was found to be broken in the head,this particular GP is 2 peice, bottom 1/2 slides into top 1/2 in g/p sleeve. The ...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L High Pressure Oil Pump VIN: 1FTNF21F9X
Got a 2000 Ford 7.3, I put on a High Pressure Oil Pump(Ford Re-man) on 4 months ago on this customer's truck. About a month later its back in on the hook with oil all over the place. Found the high pressure oil leak coming from the gasket ( Ford Gasket) that s...
2001 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Surges at highway speeds, multiple body/abs codes VIN: 2FMDA52431
Pulled the customer's codes and there are multiple body codes. There are no wires cut and these systems are still working. I'm wondering if a body control module may be at fault. I have no way of testing the module. Here are the codes that were pulled. b1145 D...
2004 Ford Freestar 3.9L interrior lights VIN: 2FMZA50624
What I have here is a 2004 freestar with no interior lights working when any door is opened.All fueses are good, lights work when you push switch in dome light all the way to the right (passanger side) and also will work with the dimmer switch all the way to t...
2004 Ford Explorer NBX 4.0L ABS Module VIN: 1FMZU73K64
Customer just came in with a braking complaint. Drove other night and applied brakes. The brake pedal was hard (wouldn't move) and vehicle went through intersection. Brought vehicle in today because brake pedal went to the floor and wouldn't stop. ABS pump not...

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1990 Ford F-350 Custom 7.3L Long Crank VIN: 1HTSAZPM6L
Well still not fix we had another truck here and use parts to test. We had the hole fuel system on this truck and still long crank. We are going to try a fuel pump on this and see what happens.
2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L fuse 20 or 28 PDC VIN: 1FAHP58SX3
Thanks for all of the replies and those who took time to read this request. Despite numerous phone calls the customer hasn't returned any of our calls so for now it is parked outside and the snow keeps piling up on top of it. If and when the customer ever gets...
2004 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on
thanks all mike nailed this one somehow the grey /red return signal wire was not in the middle of the connector ? changed wiring and all is well 47k miles ? how would know had tunnel vision again bye bye Trouble codes: P0451.
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.4L Unknown VIN: 1FTSW21R18
Finally got around to checking this one out. Removed the oil pan and found about a half inch of sludge in it so we opted for a long block insted.
2009 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTRF12W09
Well this nightmare is fixed. Thanks to all of you for sticking with me and giving me all the great ideas. After my last update the customer called and wanted to use the truck again locally for a few days, so they picked it up and on the second day it started ... 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).
2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Air bags VIN: 5LMFU27R83
Sorry I can not give a whole lot of information on this request. First of all the customer is a used car lot and did not wanted to proceed with the repairs (too costly), also the wiring diagram on michell did not match the harness on the vehicle. I wish I cou...
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