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1988 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Stall VIN: 1FTEF15N3J
this truck stalls when warmed up, it will restart but you have to turn the switch off first, it has no spark if you just try to start it without turning the switch off first, customer had this problem after some one put a new switch in it because customer coul...
1996 Ford Thunderbird LX 3.8L Check Engine Light VIN: 1FALP6247T
Have this car that came to me awhile ago with a p0340 cmp code. Ended up replacing the cmp sensor the syncro was still good. Now it has a intermit check engine light with the p0340 in it. Once cleared could be good for a day or a week. Checking all ckts to and... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cmp Sensor Ckt)
1999 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FMRU1863X
We have not spent much time on this vehicle as of yet and I am already stuck on which direction to take because there are many. Under acceleration and sometimes at idle the pcm shuts off 2 injectors at a time for exactly 4 seconds. The cylinders are random and...
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L engine VIN: 1FTNX21F1Y
This truck will run fine for a few days then it acts up and will barely run. Mil will only come on when it acts up. The only code that is there is p1316. If you wait awhile and try it the truck will run fine. It is very intermintent. I have checked grounds and...
2001 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L exhaust VIN: 1FTRW08L21
this f150 has broken exhaust studs on the right manifold .going to replace all studs & nuts .has any one done this job & do i need to remove the head ?.
2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L Noise VIN: 1FMZU73W73
The suv has a chatter when warmed up and on accelaration or higher rpms. It sounds like a flex plate but not sure. havent seen a flex plate go out in years on newer vehicles. anyone else had a problem with these?
2003 Ford Focus SE 2.0L No 3rd Gear VIN: 1FAFP34353
No third gear. Checked codes nothing so seams pretty simple replaced trans but still no third. Also found that when we turn of od it shifts to second. Any trans people that have an idea i would like to thank you ahead of time for your help.
2005 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FMFU18555
The customer states that every now & then this truck will just die. It does not matter whether it is doing 70 mph or 30 mph.The message center flashes engine fail safe mode. It has a #2 misfire code,but other than that everything looks normal.I did a fuel pres... Trouble codes: P0304 (2 misfire)
2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L p0732, p0733 VIN: 1FAFP53U45
Transmission slips going into 2nd and third. Check transmission light comes on. Vehicle than shifts fine from ist to second skips third and than goes into fourth gear. Removed transmission and found intermediate clutch melted. Replaced all clutches, seals,. Ai...
2005 Ford Five Hundred SE 3.0L shifting VIN: 1FAFP23105
Thanks for your taking time to read this. Checking vehicle for 2nd opinion. I am not a trans shop, but I do advanced drivability and told customer I would try to determine if this was a control problem or mechanical trans problem. Previous shop told him $1600....
2006 Ford Focus ZX4 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP34NX6
Hello, We have a IMRC system failure that we are struggling with. P2008 sets pending after a few throttle actuations and goes hard fault along with P2006 and sometimes a P2004 eventually. A previous shop replaced the IMRC actuator and it works. The intake valv... Trouble codes: P2008 (IMRC Fault), P2006 (Imrc), P2004 (Imrc)
2007 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L Misfire VIN: 1FDWF36P97
truck came in with eng miss. has ran fine until now. has eng miss, p0300. Cyl 5 at 17% relative compression and 7 at 9% relative compression. we did replace 1 rocker when doing repaires in december. any ideas would be great. thanks in advance. Trouble codes: P0300

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2007 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWW31P77
this one is fixed. ( sells oring kits for these injectors while ford wants you to replace the injector= big$$) much easier to remove the injector and hold it in a vice to replace the o rings, there is just not enough room to remove the clips ...
2008 Ford E-350 Super Duty XLT 5.4L Safety VIN: 1FBSS31L28
Thanks for the replies. We found no evidence of water intrusion. Customer had to take vehicle. I called him to follow up. He stated the problem became intermitent. He took it to the dealer and they "ran a test" and told him they found no problem. I suspect the...
2003 Lincoln LS 3.0L acceleration VIN: 1LNHM86S73
thanks to everyone who replied,most of you were on the right track,it ended up being a bad throttle body assy. thanks again for al the suggestions.IATN is the best.
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