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1995 Ford Mustang 3.8L engine VIN: 1FALP4045S
i didnt check timing yet car is vibrating real bad like wires were crossed worse when in gear runs ok no stalling or chugging or loading up ...shacing so bad you think windsheild is going to fall out
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Transfer case VIN: 1FMZU73E02
Customer complaint is of a surge while driving. Customer test drive with service manager found suspected unwarranted automatic 4x4 engagement. Concern is very intermittent. Found intermittent 4x4 PWM command when driving on dry pavement; no loss of traction, b...
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FTWW31P76
Truck will start up n run beautiful as soon as u come off idle it surges bucks and smokes like a bastard every once in a while it will have no issues and runs beautiful, 90% of the time it craps out

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1996 Ford Thunderbird LX 3.8L Check Engine Light VIN: 1FALP6247T
Thanks for all the info. I was wondering about the syncro. The customer declined the repair at this time. When he cant get it through emissions then im sure it'll be back. Trouble codes: P0340 (Cmp Sensor Ckt).
1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Gem Module VIN: 1FMDU34X7V
This vehicle had an incorrect aftermarket turn signal/hazard flasher previously installed keeping the GEM Module from going to sleep causing a drain. Installed the correct electronic flasher and now all my codes in the GEM are gonna and all the instrument clus...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU63K52
thank you very much guy for your help , but the vehicle is running much better after replace the air flow meter , but the owner of the vehicle is going to take the vehicle to the dealer to reflash the computer , but he didn't do it yet is been a month already ... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175.
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDWF36P94
This truck has not yet been repaired. To say the least, customer is EXTREMELY upset with Ford Motor Company. Having a truck with only 48K on the clock, with this type of issue. Upon further testing it was found that cylinder #3,4 &6 were low on compression,#1 ...
2004 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMDU73K94
Hey everyone, thank you alot for all the information posted. I ended up replacing the coolant sensor, but this is just a shot in the dark. Everyone had some very good points that I had not thought about. The customer finally took this vehicle and when he comes...
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L 4x4 VIN: 1FTPW14555
well figured this out it turned out to be the pcm if there are power and grounds to the 4x4 side of the pcm and no communication it left only one thing i installed the pcm and programed everthing works good thanks for the help
2005 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Noise VIN: 1FMYU93155
Thanks to everyone for the repllies. The number of responses were overwelming. Sadly enough the customer did not want to spend any additiona time on this vehcile and it went on its merry way. I have no great ending to share for this very very odd noise.
2006 Ford F-550 Super Duty XLT 6.0L low pressure oil pump VIN: 1FDAW57PX6
Pretty much sounds like any time you have engine failure replace complete assy. We are going to get a used engine to put in it. I did get a sugestion to run over with a dozer...that was my favorite!
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.4L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FTSW21RX8
Thanks to all who replied. The customer does not want to make any repairs at this time. In all my testing I truly believe this to be a head gasket issue.
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