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1995 Ford E-350 Econoline 4.9L hard start hot VIN: 1FCJE3993S
When cranking timing is 32 degree's BTDC engine hard to turn over too advanced,when ignition or fuel disabled cranks over fine. Would like help in finding out what cranking timing should be.
1996 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDKE30F5T
Vehicle towed in to shop. first time customer vehicle has crank no start. customer claims vehicle ran beautiful. he shut truck off and it would not start next day. upon inspection vehicle was 6 quarts of oil low. oil level now correct. Someone recently has ins...
2004 Ford Taurus SES 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FAFP55S64
start the car up and has misfires in it runs real rough but if you unplug the #3 coil it runs better plug it in and runs worse had the coils and plugs replaced so i performed a compression test- all cyl have around 180- its has codes in it for coil a,coil b an... Trouble codes: P0351, P352, P0354
2004 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDAF57P24
to all the diesel tech out there need help on this truck i can't really diagnose this truck properly for i'm lacking of all the wiring diag. and mechanical diag. for our shop is a small shop and not equip with diesel. but, this customer was satisfied to our pr... Trouble codes: P0670, P0232
2006 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FMPU16516
This vehicle is a Police Patrol unit. It has a misfire under load on cylinder #03. The engine runs smoothly at idle and seems ok at all speeds until you floor the accelerator pedal. It starts out ok but in a second or two it starts to misfire horribly and it s... Trouble codes: P0303 (Engine misfire cylinder 03), P0316 (Engine misfire on startup)
2011 Ford F-150 FX2 5.0L door locks VIN: 1FTFW1CF1B
This vehicle was brought in for a issue with the power locks. While setting in the shop, the door locks will unlock themselves multiple times without anyone in the vehicle. It will do it intermittenly until it totally kills the battery overnight. I checked sig...

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1987 Ford E-350 Econoline Custom 7.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FDKE30L1H
Thanks for the help. The wht/blk wire ran about two ft and ended in a male spade with no like connector anywhere near it. We took everything off the front and top off this engine. It's not there. There was a blue wire that we found under all the polution contr...
2004 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L Transfer case VIN: 4M2DU86W84
Thanks for all of the tips First i measured all four tires, Found them very close in circumference Removed rear cover, found fluid clean and no play what so ever Removed and replaced - Transfer case with jasper unit Vehicle is fixed and customer is happy Th...
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