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2001 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FDAF57F41
Ok so I am pulling my hair out on this one. It has been in the shop several times and I cant find the fault. I have had new injectors put in and a new IDM all from swamps diesel, new felpro valve cover gaskets with harness. and some new sensors. But still get ...
2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Front toe change when in 4 wheel drive VIN: 1FTRX18L91
Customer complains that when the vehicle is put in 4 high the steering wheel shimmys. In 4 wheel drive you can drive about 10 feet in a straight line and the vehicle binds up like the brakes are applied. You can watch the front tires and the toe goes from 1/8 ...
2005 Ford Freestar SE 3.9L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 2FMZA51675
Hello fellow Techs, I have this wonderful Freestar that will, when driving, misfire ever so slightly while at crusing speed. I can, most of the time, get the vehicle to act up while driving over 50 mph, (I have felt it @ 30mph), but not every time. I have obs...
2006 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FMEU64E96
The Explorer came in with a complaint of stalling coming to a stop . The codes in the memory were P0740 - p0743 and a code p01489 PCV Heater Control . We roadtested the vehicle 80 miles after second repair and could not duplicate the complaint . The customer e... Trouble codes: P0740
2007 Ford Edge SEL 3.5L shift interlock VIN: 2FMDK49C27
Hello all, I have here an interlock problem. When the car came in last month for an interlock problem I checked it and saw it was sticking/slow/inop at times. I backprobed the 2 wire connector at the shift solenoid and stepped on the brake. It had 12v and grou...
2002 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5LMEU27R52
This vehicle came in from a car lot with the engine light on they ask me to c if i could fix it so it would pass emmessions. Heres the problem i replaced the o2 sensor and speed sensor in rearend ok then drove it about 80 miles light comes back on speedodomete...

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2003 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L radio VIN: 1FMYU93153
thanks to you Erick for you're help the problem was the electrical parts of the ignition switch.Whit the scanner i could see the position of the switch and it stay sticked in acceessorie position.
2005 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLS 4.0L cruise VIN: 1FMZU77K45
car is fixed? after testing for hours the customer picked up his car,i told him about the cruise working with the cotter pin jumped across switch terminals at master cylinder,he said to leave it like that and he would let me day he was back and said...
2007 Ford Fusion SEL 3.0L Pcm VIN: 3FAHP08107
Ok. Customer opted for new PCM. Tried a used on just to see and it will not work unless programed like most of you said. VIN must match. Thank you for all of your help.
2000 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Air Suspension VIN: 1LNHM82W6Y
First I want to thank everyone who replied. Tim told me what I really wanted to know. Paul and Matt also helped. I believe that the main reason the compressor failed after 3 years was due to solenoid valves which were intermittently sticking open or closed. I...
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