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1993 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L Misfire, Hard Trans Shift VIN: 1FTHX26G4P
Have this F250 with the 7.5. Has been to a couple different shops and nobody has been able to nail this one down. The vehicle has a misfire on cylinder 2 and 5. With the spout connector installed cylinder number 2 will have intermittent spark at the cap to the...
2005 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Fuel smell VIN: 1FTPW12535
This is the second time we have had a complaint of smelling gas on a 5.4 F-150. The smell is only when it is started after sitting. Both customers noticed the smell within a few months of us replacing the spark plugs. We have not been able to duplicate the pro...
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTPW14516
Have this F150 that has me stumped. Initially thought it was just a no start, but later found it wouldn't start if the park lights were turned on. Had verified no voltage coming out of smart junction box for injectors or for fuel pump driver module. If the par...
2006 Ford Expedition King Ranch 5.4L R.F. power window VIN: 1FMFU17586
Passenger front windows stuck down, power directly from switch and motor did not work. Replaced motor and powered directly at motor and works fine. Powered from switch and window stuck down again. Checked window relay, is good. Driver side Front works fine, dr...
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Turbo VIN: 1FTWW31P56
While I have the turbo off for other work I disasemmbled the turbo to clean the unison ring, vanes, and housings and found the unison ring worn where the actuator moves the ring and where the vanes slide and I also found two of the vanes have the tab that gos ...
2007 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZVFT82H27
We're having a strange issue with this supercharged mustang. It came in with a lean bank one code. Found long term fuel trims for both banks were at +22.4. Smoked intake and found leakage around intake boot at throttle. Repaired leaks and still had same issue.... Trouble codes: P0171

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2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP34P5Y
thanks guys for your input. New dear pcv valve did the trick.thanks again. Trouble codes: P0171.
2008 Ford F-550 Super Duty XLT 6.4L MIL Lamp on, Loses Power VIN: 1FDAW57R98
Customer has not yet returned for repairs. Thanks for the help. Trouble codes: P0193 (Fuel Rail Pressure High), P0194 (Fuel Rail Pressure Erratic Intermittent), P0088 (Fuel Rail Pressure Out of Range).
2012 Ford Explorer Limited 3.5L Cruise Control Module VIN: 1FMHK8F87C
Body shop took vehicle to dealer. Invoice was a follows: Reprogrammed using as built data and recalibrated crash sensors. Thanks to all those who replied! I stll am not sure what recalibrated crash sensors is.
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