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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L no shifts VIN: 2FMZA5144W
I just bought this van and a week after i bought it the speedometer stopped working and the shifts were erratic so followed all the steps in alldata and confirmed a bad vss now the transmission will not shift after it has been sitting at idle in park for 10-15...
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L odometer VIN: 1FTSW31F62
After having the batteries unhooked to replace the injector cups,some how the odometer changed from english to metric. the speedo is not electronic but the odometer is. the only reset is for the trip meter. not sure what happened. my scan tool does not have an...
2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L control head VIN: 1FAHP56S53
car came in with no cooling, temp blend door would not move so we replaced it, still no cooling, replaced control head , still no cooling. anybody got any idea's what to check next?
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDWX37P14
This truck cranks but will not start, I tried wd-40 to help it but still not even a cough. I can hear the injector buzz, I also noticed the ipc duty cycle is 85% with a desired pressure of 1300 psi and the pressure sensor shows .24v and no pressure from hpop, ...
2007 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Oil Leak At Anti Bleed Off Valve,On Front Cover. VIN: 1FTSW21P57
We replaced rubber o-ring from ford on valve. We did install some right stuff silicone on threads. Test drove truck 50 miles and a small leak was starting to come out of valve again. Ford says they have never seen this before. Any ideas what to use on the thre...

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2000 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FMPU18L4Y
wish I could say that I found a FIX for this Ford truck, but it was not to be. I suppose with all the problems this vehicle had, the best fix would have been a shoulder fired explosive device with a 2x warhead. I did find out something strange, and that is, ... Trouble codes: P0174 (Bank 2 too lean), P0301 (Misfire cyl 1).
2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L Instrument Cluster VIN: 1FDSE35L56
Thanks for the suggestions i tried them all.Couldn't find the problem so i took Kents advice and put in a circuit breaker in place of the fuse for now.Hoping to find the problem when it becomes more frequent.
2009 Ford Escape XLT 2.5L Steering VIN: 1FMCU03719
Thank you for all the input. Most all indicated steering column replacement. Customer will think about it. Seems fine for the past few days since I ran a recalibration.
2010 Ford Fusion SEL 2.5L Air Bag VIN: 3FAHP0JA4A
First of all thanks for the suggestions. Each of you were all over the problem. The corrective action was very simple indeed. The little black "lock" on the orange retractor reel connector, also pushes the shorting bar away from the pins inside of the reel ...
1999 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 4M2ZU54E4X
thank everyone for their help with this vehicle. i was able to test drive vehicle myself yesterday. in 110 miles of driving back and forth to work, it sputtered and misfired for a total of 15 seconds at 55mph during the entire drive. i informed the customer th... Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 lean), P0174 (Bank 2 lean).
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