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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 Taurus LX 3.0L No Start
After replacing the timing cover gasket I now have a nostart situation with no spark. During the gasket repair it was found that the lock clip for the harness plug connection to the crankshaft position sensor was bad. Which would allow the plug to come loose a...
2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L Differential VIN: 1FMDU83WX3
Greeting to all vehicle has slight chatter when turing left or right at slow speeds. We serviced the rear diff and transfer case with additive and still the same problem. We checked tires and they are in good shape. Found tsb for possible bad clutch pack in re...
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...
2004 Ford F650 6.0L power to ECM VIN: 3FRNF65J94
Hi fellow Tech's. I urged my customer not to buy this 6.0L Diesel but he did it anyway just this past August. He has put a total of 879 miles on it and it lost all power to the ECM. I traced it back to the ECM relay, no power there so I traced it back to the f...
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L 4x4 VIN: 1FTPW14555
Help me this truck has no 4x4 check all fuses they are good checked all my powers and grounds at the pcm being that the pcm is the transfer case controll module they all test good the system is above 12 volts there is no codes in the pcm and if you try to go i...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L Transfer Case VIN: 1FTSW21P75
Hello fellow techs. This 2005 ford f-250 w/diesel has no no 4wd. We noticed that the swich status display on scan tool sometimes dose not display, we are trying to test to see if power is sent to the auxiliary relay box 3 ",hi /lo " ".lo /hi relays" but the lo...
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L electric fan clutch VIN: 1FTWW33P46
customer stated that when he leaves truck at idle with ac on after a minute freon blows out the over pressure valve, we have replaced the dual function pressure switch in the high pressure line, which we think helps to control the radiator fan,after replacing ...
2006 Lincoln Navigator Ultimate 5.4L Ride control VIN: 5LMFU27516
suspencion out off level one side higer than the other side
1999 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L blower motor VIN: 1MEFM53S1X
tested voltage at blower resistor n no voltage when operating system.added voltage n blower runs ok.test indicate that voltage shoud b there at all times n control head provides ground for proper operation.blower operation worked while jumper was added

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2005 Ford Freestyle SE 3.0L differential oil pump VIN: 1FMDK04125
I am going to close this post,as my readings are now correct for a prolonged period of time.As I stated in my post,Ford diagnosics are very poor for this code and condition.If I had done the $261 TSB first,the vehicle still would have an issue,as the pump on m...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L high pressure line VIN: 1FTSW21P95
well we got it out it is diffenty a two man job in the truck two tricks we did was to tack weld the torx socket to the the swevel so it would not fall off we also built a lasso to hold the torx while we turned it i used a washer and a small length of allthread...
2007 Ford Ranger FX4 4.0L transfer case VIN: 1FTZR45EX7
Received several messages about proper tire size and NOT to drive on dry pavement in 4x4. Checked tire size and found they were close but not exact. Advised customer of tire size issue and strongly suggested he quit driving in 4x4 on dry pavement. Heve not hea...
2011 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.2L freon VIN: 1FT7W2B6XB
Thanks to all who replied to a seemingly simple post. While the dealer told me they dont see alot of them, they had a evap in stock. Hmmm. I dont usually post simple requests like this but on a 2 year old truck I wanted to make sure they hadn't come up with so...
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