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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...
2001 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L timing VIN: 1FTYR10D81
This one for the ford techs out there.vehicle came in with a blown intake valve .the heads were removed . the cams were aligned with the plate , the crank was turned left until it hit the stop ( special screw that bolts to the side of the block ) it was confir...
2001 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L differential
This truck a groan and a click as you accelerate not consistant with tire speed with front shaft removed still has same noise. diff fluid is clean and full. Axle shafts and wheel bearings have been replaced. With no change. Front suspension is all tight
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDWF36P94
HELP power stroke gurus. This is an early build 6.0 L. This truck originally came to us missing and smoking like crazy. We replaced a failed #5 injector. Test drove and all was good. Customer picked up on Friday and on Tuesday it died while they were driving i...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L high pressure line VIN: 1FTSW21P95
hi we are working on 6.0 and trying to change the high pressure line under the high pressure pump it is cracked we pulled the pump out of the way and then we removed the trans and rear cover we also pulled valve covers and pulled the oil tubes but the line is ...
2006 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L alternator VIN: 1ZVFT82H76
Hi, We have a 2006 Mustang gt 4.6 3v with an intermittent charging isssue. As we tested the vehicle, no loads at idle it charged at 14.2-14.4 volts. Customer concerned about intermittent battery light with battery being discharged on her way home. Of course Au...
2006 Ford Five Hundred SE 3.0L no power VIN: 1FAHP26136
Vehicle complaint is lack of acceleration power, got so bad they had it towed in. I drove it into the shop and it feels sluggish I really suspect the TB here, by myself in this shop so it's difficult but I removed the throttle body so I could watch it. If you... Trouble codes: P2104, P2106, P2111, P2112
2009 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Stall VIN: 2FAHP71V79
Intermintant problem occures when it is raining or roads are slushy or wet. When you put the car into reverse it dies like you are shutting the key off.It will not die shifting into forward only reverse. I pulled codes p0109, p061b,p0625. I replaced the egr mo... Trouble codes: P061B
2002 Lincoln LS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM86S82
Vehicle brought in a month ago for MIL flashing. Code PO303 & PO316. Customer had driven vehicle for 12K+ miles since major tuneup when MIL came on. We removed the plenum, removed coil and spark plug on cylinder 3, and placed the plug in cylinder 4 and the coi... Trouble codes: P0303

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L heater VIN: 1FTRX18W8X
thanks everyone for your responses. we did pull system into vacium and went a head and raise truck up in front. we also replaced heater hose that has the restricter in it. it seems to have corrected 99% of the noise. if a person listens real close around 180...
2000 Ford F-150 Lightning 5.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTZF0732Y
thanks to all that replied. Kenneth was close with the noisy IAC. I replaced the new noisy one with an OE part and it solved the problem. The LTFT's are now in the 1- 2% range. The truck runs great and paseed the CA emissions test with ease. The compressor b... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175.
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTPX14VX6
Thanks for all the help.Found the fuel pump to be ok this time.Unplug connecter at fuel pump drive module quick test for power from front,white wire,and can test fuel pump with br-wh andpk-bk.ran fine this time .replaced fuel pump drive module,its a runner aga...
1998 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC 4.6L leaks around oil filter VIN: 1LNFM92V9W
Got 8 repiles. 4 said I would have to pull pan & timing cover both to get to oil pressure relief valve. One time guide says 14 hrs. Car is not worth that. 4 others replies did not understand that I had way too much pressure. they only pointed out where it was ...
2001 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L No Heat VIN: 4M2ZU86P21
I did pull the water pump as many suggested and the impeller looked great. I also flushed the heater core again. Ran the vehicle for 45 minutes and still never got to temp. I ended up putting a new clutch on the fan and and the engine did get hot enough to ope...
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