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1998 Ford Ranger Splash 2.5L engine VIN: 1FTYR10CSW
This truck is a gift to the son of a deceased freind. It was worked on to fix a problem of water in the oil. The head gasket was replaced. The work was done by an unknown mechanic. The truck is in very good shape, the engine is clean and appears to be stock, a...
2002 Ford Excursion Eddie Bauer 6.8L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMNU43S92
This Excursion starts right away, but seems as though it is running on 8 or 9 cylinders at idle. As soon as I put it in drive it misses even more and most of the time stalls. It is not a torque converter issue, it misses and shuts down. Sometimes it will have ... Trouble codes: P1812 (4X4 module select circuit malfunction), P1832 (Unknown), P0720 (Vehicle speed sensor short/ int. signal), P0722 (No signal from speed sensor)
2006 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.6L Ipc, Inop VIN: 1FMEU74816
Hello, i have a 06 ford explorer, with a no crank/ ipc inop. I have checked all fuses, ok. Check for codes, u1900, communition buss fault, reciver error. And p1260, theft detected, engine disable. I found tsb, 05-23-5 refering to no crank/ ipc inop. Based on t...
2007 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWW31P77
Diesel trouble: Thank you techs in advance.. Truck came in on the hook, customer had shut it off and would not restart after it was warm. found blown out o rings on dummy plug. replaced top fuel injector o rings, revised dummy plug and revised tube.- it ran. t...
2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.4L Misfire
since install this truck starts hard and runs rough when the espar is used. if you wait 15 minutes after the espar shuts down starts fine. plugged in/cold starts fine. i suspect i am robbing the truck of fuel with the espar and causing the hard start.thoughts ...

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1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Milky substance VIN: 1FTRX18W5X
Most techs. suggested head gasket problems and intake gasket problems. A few said short trip driving could cause this and two tech's. suggested engine temp. too low. The fix ended up being a combination of too low of an engine temp. and short trip daily drivi...
2000 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L all gears VIN: 1FMZU63E6Y
Thanks everyone for your replies,I took your advice and had the tyranny rebuilt I work a payment plan with the shop. thanks to all for your help.
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FTPX14554
Thank you all for the replies. I checked the oil pressure first and found to have oil pressure within spec. 40-60Psi. I then went ahead and opened the timing cover to verify the timing marks. I had installed the chain on the same marks on both sides, the right... Trouble codes: P0345 (CMP Sensor A Circuit Problem), P0021 (Cam Timing Bank 2 Over ADV).
2006 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Temperature blend door VIN: 1FAFP53U16
Will wonders never cease? The parts supplier gave me the wrong actuator, ended up with the correct one from Ford, and all is well. That'll teach me to use an aftermarket actuator! Thanks for the quick, and thoughtful, replies y'all. Fixed with the correct ...
2005 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L Misfire VIN: 2MEFM74W45
Again I want to thank you all for your suggestions and help getting my thinking right. The exhaust valve guide was bad, creating an egg shaped valve seat which when put in the right position would seal. I suspect that if I had used the regulated pressure throu... Trouble codes: P0305 (Cylinder 5 misfire).
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