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1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Right Rear VIN: 1FMFU18L7V
This vehicle has a problem with the air suspension. The right rear air bag bottoms out intermittently while the vehicle is parked. There is a c1726 code in the air suspension for rear pneumatic fault. The diagnostic trouble tree says to test air pump and to te...
2001 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Stall VIN: 1FAFP58U41
This is my Son's vehicle and we are 600 miles apart. So testing has been done by phone, so please bare with me on this. Vehicle will start, run for several minutes then start to stall. Warning lights in cluster come on, tach & speedo go to zero and the vehicl...
2004 Ford Focus ZX5 2.0L No communication VIN: 3FAHP37364
Hello iATN, I have a 2004 Focus ZX5 here with a problem. The lady brought it in with the complaint that every once in awhile a ticking noise would develop in the engine, the dash warning lights would all come on, and the car would occasionally quit running. I'...
2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FAFP53U55
This car is making me go gray quickly! We initially got this car in our shop around 63,000 miles. We did a full tune up (plugs, wires, and fuel filter) as well as intake gaskets. I don't have what the codes were then, but I would assume lean and misfire. That ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random cylinder misfire), P0316 (Misfire detected on startup)
2005 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Starting VIN: 1FTSS34P35
Ok, first off thanks for any help. Secondly im asking for help a little prematurly on this one. Van came in on the hook. Customer complaint of lack of power for the last few days followed by now a no start issue. Codes U0105 Loss of communication FICM and U030...
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FDNF20566
Also has codes= P0198, P0201, P0203, P0205, P0207, P0223. All kodes are KOEO hard fault codes. To extract plugs I disconnected PCM, vapor management valve all ignition coils and some injectors. Everything is hooked back up as it should and it looks like you ca... Trouble codes: P0053 (p0113-), P0113 (p0121-), P0121 (p0122-), P0122 (p0183-), P0183 (p0193-), P0193
2008 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSE34L08
The vehicle came in barely able to accelerate. The DTC's were P0300, P0305, P0306, P0307. We replaced the spark plugs and it reset a P0305. We replaced the #5 ignition coil and tightened the pins in the #5 coil connector. We cleared the codes and test drove th... Trouble codes: P0305 (Misfire Cylinder 5)
2009 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.8L cam/crank sync VIN: 2010E45069
engine was removed for cam and lifter replacement as a needle bearing from the lifter went thru the oil pump.front cover also replaced.timing reset using ford tool(cam and crank).engine wiring harness replaced with new.all parts replaced were from dealer.probl...

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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Steering Control VIN: 1FTDF1866V
Thank you for all the replies. We started by replacing the Pitman Arm which had some play in it, then adjusting the play out of the steering box. We then took it down for an alignment. Alignment specs looked good so we had them check the wheel balance. Whe...
1997 Ford E-350 Econoline XL 7.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FBHE31F1V
Thank you all for your help. Unfortunately this vehicle has left and not returned. I found a lot of literature that claims it needs to have more than 39 amps or the code will set which obviously I have. Many also said I need 80+ amps. I checked each glow plug ... Trouble codes: P1395 (Glow Plug Monitor Fault).
2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU72E92
Well, i agree with the majority of you that this is out of time. Seeing as how, i only have misfires on 1 bank and only a rich code on 1 bank, the pass side must be out of time. I am planning on pulling the valve cover and seeing if i might be able to loosen... Trouble codes: P0172 (System Rich Bank 1).
2008 Ford Taurus X SEL 3.5L power steering pump VIN: 1FMDK02W08
sorry for the delay. one of my techs was playing around with this and was not sure the level of info that was required to garner any help from the site. This vehicle has been repaired and it turned out to be the rack that was the culprit. Thanks for any and al...
2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.4L Misfire
basics basics basics.two new batteries have appeared to solve this problem.
2008 Ford Expedition EL Limited 5.4L Drivers Window VIN: 1FMFK19518
We were lucky on this one ,the customer said she did not even know she had auto-up/down and said "when I want the window to go down,I push the button down and when I want it to go up,I pull the switch up" Some techs suggested that the problem was in the window...
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