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1989 Ford Mustang LX 5.0L All Shift VIN: 1FABP44E9K
I have checked to make sure the firewall wasn't walking when applying the clutch, the clutch cable is at perfect adjustment, checked the input shaft of tranny, cked to make sure crank wasn't walking, cked to make sure no leaks, cked there was not a bent fork o...
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1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.0L Stall VIN: 1FTEF14N8S
Greetings fellow techs, Got an oldies but a goodie for ya. Very well manitained 1995 Ford F-150 5.0-302 pickup came in the other day with complaint of starting issues. Customer stated when first starting in AM, the truck would high idle briefly and then stall ...
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1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L foward gears VIN: 1FMDU34X7T
vehicle came in had reverse and 1st gear but no 2nd or 3rd. when rebuilding found intermediate band servo piston and overdrive servo band piston hard as ceramic. vehicle test drove great after rebuilding. vehicle returned 3 mths later, with only reverse. vehic...
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2003 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L No power VIN: 1FMYU93123
Thanks guys for all the help. This one came in with a hole in the ERG valve witch i have never seen before. So Replaced the valve and the front o2 sensor witch there was a code for that all so. There was a few other items that were tended to while it was here ...
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2003 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Electronic VIN: 2FMZA51483
Has very erratic output speed sensor signal on the vss pid on the IDS-reads zero when stopped but as soon as the wheels start to more it goes nuts-128mph,60mph-all over the place-graph on IDS is erratic and trans shifts erratic-however the speedo reads ok???-I...
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTPX14574
Customer brought truck in complaining of fuel smell from vents ( worse in the morning ) and loss in fuel milage. He says he has lost about 80 to 100 mi. per tank for over a year now. I have never been able to smell the fuel in the cab. I have looked at the dat...
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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
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2005 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Monitors not setting VIN: 1ZVFT82H25
The customer is a college student who does not have the $1300.00 to have ford replace the PCM and reprogram it. Our emission test in Pima County AZ required all but one monitor to run and pass to pass the emission test for registration. Can a used PCM be used...
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2005 Ford Focus ZX5 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 3FAFP37N85
We have put 4 axle seals and 2 new passanger side axles in this car and checked for carrier play and it keeps coming back leaking on the passager side seal. On the last seal we installed a oe seal from ford. Need some help on this one...
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2011 Ford F-550 Super Duty XLT 6.7L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FD0X5HT7B
This vehicle is our tow truck, I know the rear egt is faulty I cn see in the freeze frame data that one is reading 2225 degrees, I also found the tsb 12-7-1 explaining faulty egt's. My question is the truck says on its display " stop safely now" and the vehicl... Trouble codes: P200C, P246E, P247B, P200E
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1986 Ford F-350 XL 6.9L No Start VIN: 2FTJW3513G
TRUCK HAD BLOWN HEAD GASKET. CUSTOMER FAILED TO MENTION THAT WHEN IT WAS RUNNING IT KEPT RUNNING HOT. THANKS FOR EVERYONES HELP
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1993 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L Module VIN: 1FTCR10AXP
Found a broken connector to the brake level sensor.
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1997 Ford F-350 Lariat 7.3L Turbo VIN: 1FTJW35FXV
I'm still working on veh and want to thank all who helped with this request. Needed to close request. I did find that cat was installed and is the wrong cat. Thanks for all the help, you guys are great.
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L wheel bearing VIN: 1FTYR10C7X
Hello all thank you for all the responses. Most everyone pointed toward a ground issue. A few said a bad rotor, alignment issue or oversized aftermarket wheels. This customer has been supplying his own parts, I do believe they where auto extra bearings, bringi...
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2003 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Speedometer VIN: 2FTRX18L13
Thank you all for your help. It turns out that the vehicle was previously equipped with a battery that had been leaking battery acid. This affected a section of the vehicles wire harness. The battery acid contaminated and began eating away the insulation and c...
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2005 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Fuel System VIN: 2FAHP71W45
First of all thanks to everyone for the help. with engine off and fill up car still hard to start and misfires for about 3 mins. after it starts. ok engine on and remove the fuel cap it stalls and misfires after it starts. Replaced the vapor canister and all ...
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