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1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L heater VIN: 1FTRX18W8X
we have a truck that had a heater core leaking. we replaced the core, after repairs we now have a girgling noise in dash. we can listen to heater hoses and it appears to be the water passing through core. the noise was not there before the cores replacement. t...
2000 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMPU16L8Y
Truck had bad misfire and lean codes. Smoke test cold showed intake seals,iac,egr leak.replaced with oe. Maf was dirty. Replaced it with reman. Oxygen sensors were oe and very sluggish. Replaced with oe. Cleaned injectors twice with motorvac. Intake looked ok ... Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 too lean), P0174
2001 Ford Focus LX 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP33P81
I have this car this is bugging me really bad. Got the car and the customer said that for the past month or so the 15 amp fuel pummp fuse would blow but then they would replace it and the car would start again untill the fues would blow. finally the car just w...
2003 Ford E-450 Super Duty Custom 6.8L engine VIN: 1FDXE45S13
Hi and thanks in advance.This is my first help request.This bus will not accellerate.O2 readings at .800-.900 at idle and drop to .100 when accellerator is applied and enginer sounds like it is running out of gas and quits.With MAF unplugged it will accellerat...
2003 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 4.6L Engine makes knocking noise VIN: 1FAFP49YX3
Engine makes knocking noise like a lifter When is cold transmission fluid did not help but we replaced all lifters any ways no help we removed valve covers and run engine with out them and we did not see or hear the noise on valve train, I'm ready to remove en...
2005 Ford Freestyle SE 3.0L differential oil pump VIN: 1FMDK04125
Thanks in advance for any help.Freestyle came in with traction light on. Scanned for codes found P1889(oil pressure on active diff).Ford diagnostics are really poor.It tells you do do TSB for pressure/Temp sensor first,if that doesn't work replace the oil pump...
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTPX14VX6
This truck came in no start,found no fuel pressure,pump not running,replaced pump with new ford unit along with new filter.Truck started right up,realesed to customer,good for week and a half towed back in,same problem.R&R pump again,pump growling,no pressure,...
1988 Lincoln Mark VII LSC 5.0L Brake Booster VIN: 1LNBM93E5J
Hi, guys. I have this car with very hard brake pedal, finding parts is very hard and very expesive!! for this car. Is that posible to turn this hydraulic booster to vacume booter brake? system , is any body don than before? thank in advance for input matt
2001 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L No Heat VIN: 4M2ZU86P21
Hello Everyone. I have been working with this Mercury for a few days now. I have no heat in the cabin. The engine itself doesnt seem like its getting up to temp. I have only about 185 F on the upper radiator hose and about 100F on the lower. I have replaced th...

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2004 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L heated driver seat VIN: 1FMFU18L34
Thank You very much, The advice I received was to change the pass seat module into the drivers seat. The heat and cooling now works. A new module was ordered and will be installed into the pass seat. Thanks again! Casey [...]
2004 Ford Taurus SES 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FAFP55S64
ecm fixed it-thank you everyone for the help-the ecm was loseing voltage so when i unplugged #6 the other coils were getting enough power to them Trouble codes: P0351, P352, P0354.
2005 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU03185
Thanks to all that helped ,I felt this was a vacuum leak because of the LTFT Bank 2 replaced the intake gasket,no change .A friend suggested a crank sensor,replaced the sensor problem gone .I never would have believed a crank sensor would have fix this but it... Trouble codes: P0174 (Lean bank2), P0305 (Misfire cylinder 5), P0316 (Misfire first 1000 rpms).
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