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1980 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L carburetor VIN: F14FUHA464
done a tune up on an old school ford truck and found a vacuum leak at intake under the carburetor repaired leak no start unplug port and truck starts and runs fine. I put my hand over top the carburetor while running and the engine never stalled or try to pull...
1991 Ford F-250 Custom 7.3L Rear Brakes VIN: 1FTHF26M6M
Left rear wheel locks up when brake is applied. I've tried everything I know.
1993 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMDU34X3P
Here we go, 1993 Explorer with 80000 miles, yes 80000 miles! this suv came in to us on a hook with a crank no start condition. has good fuel pressure, fuel pump kicks on for about 3 seconds when you turn on the ignition then goes off like it's suppose to. I di... Trouble codes: 211 (profile ignition pickup erratic), 214 (cylinder id circuit fault)
1997 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Hesitation, Stall, no power VIN: 2FTDF0822V
OK this one is making me crazy. Before you read too far, I am suspecting a fuel volume issue, but can't find a spec for it, so if anyone knows, please let me know. Other than that, here is the sorted story: I inherited this truck after some unknown shop of bac... Trouble codes: P1537, P1538
2000 Ford F-150 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FTRX18WXY
Vehicle came from another shop, thay replace PCM for no communication to PCM, dash milage goes blank and theft light flashing. After PCM was replaced vehicle ran fine for three weeks. Customer said he hit rail road tracks and vehicle died. Exact symptoms, Othe... Trouble codes: U1262 (SCP data fault on J1850 Bus), U1147 (SCP data fault for vehicle security)
2002 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L MIL Lamp on, no start hot VIN: 1FDAF57F52
Hi Iatn, I'm looking for some input on this truck...This is my 1st diag on a oil fired injection system,It will run in the bay all day long and drives fine with good power...Pulse width on pressure regulator goes to 65 on cold start and icp pressure is around ... Trouble codes: P1211 (ICP below/above desired pressure)
2006 Ford Fusion SEL 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP08186
Vehicle came in with random misfire, and codes for front bank misfires. 4, 5, 6. scanned computer and observed bank 2 downstream O2 sensor flatlined. Installed new sensor and ran self test with normal operation. Vehicle returned with same codes and O2 flatline... Trouble codes: P0304 (No. 4 misfire), P0305 (No. 5 misfire), P0306 (No. 6 misfire), P0300 (Random misfire/misfire on start-up)
2007 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L 1-2 and 3-4 shift VIN: 1FMCU94127
Setting p0734 and p0732, flashing o/d light when driving. Driving the vehicle I have 1st gear and 3rd gear. I have checked wiring,(no opens, short to voltage or ground and illuminated headlight the check power) solenoid operation ( both solenoids A and B amper...
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)
2010 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L steering rack VIN: 1FMCU9EG4A
this vehicle has a binding problem in the rack it seems. when backing up with the wheel turned sharply either way, it seems as though the p/s motor is not giving enough assist and the steering wheel is hard to turn the opposite way at first. we have replaced t...
1999 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L headlight VIN: 2MEFM75W8X
Vehicle came in with complaint of lights turning off by themselves at night. I suspected the LCM to be bad and purchased a Ford factory module. I plugged it in and had no interior lights, no outside lights, could not place into gear and no key in the ignition ...

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1997 Ford F-250 Lariat 5.8L Turn signals, Flasher, Blower motor VIN: 3FTHF25HXV
Thanks everyone this vehicle is fixed. This is a case of listen to what your customer tells you, but confirm everything for yourself! Bill from Texas put me on the right track by going directly to the blower motor connector to figure out what I was losing. ...
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FDNF20F3Y
Cam sensor was the problem. I found an old black Ford sensor and my ghost codes went away and PERDEL came down to .9% on #8 & .8% on #3. I then replaced it with a gray Napa Echlin CSS1103(some boxes had gray sensors some had black)and no ghost contribution cod... Trouble codes: P0284 (Cylinder 8 Contribution), P0269 (Cylinder 3 Contribution).
2005 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Starting VIN: 1FTSS34P35
Thanks for the help! Micheal was dead on I found a rub thru behind the pcm on the cowl close to the bulkhead for the ficm harness. Thanks again!
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FDNF20566
Thanks guys especially Tyler from Kansas. If you break down all the codes they all lead to the largest out of the 3 connectors on the PCM 1,3,5,7 injectors etc. It wasnt quite seated all the way down, now the truck runs great. Eric Trouble codes: P0053 (p0113-), P0113 (p0121-), P0121 (p0122-), P0122 (p0183-), P0183 (p0193-), P0193.
2008 Ford E-150 XLT 5.4L Hesitation, Misfire
The truck was a friends and he took it to a dealership. The fix was two new ignition coils, two new spark plugs and a new ecm. I thank all of you for your time and all of the replies. I only had a couple of hours to try to fix it before he sent it off. This...
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