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2003 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FMDU72K63
We pulled the engine and replaced all the timing chains and gears and resealed this engine about 5k miles ago. It ran perfect and the customer took it to Vegas and while she was driving it, the engine lost power and quit running. She had it towed to firestone ...
2006 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Evap VIN: 1FAFP53U26
Car came in with a po 443. found an inopperative canister purge solenoid and replaced it. Came back 2 weeks later with the same code and found the wires on the firewall that go to the computer had been rubbing on the a/c lines and rubbed 6 in half. Repaired th...
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTRF12W16
This Situation is driving me nuts, When your sitting in the drivers seat in park and most of the time in drive at a stop, it has a shake to it and kind of a random misfire feel, not a vibration but a annoying bouncy misfire shake! If you manipulate the idle wi...
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Stall VIN: 1FTPW14556
Hello Techs. I have a 2006 Ford 150 XLT with a 5.4l vin 5 engine stalling intermittently on decel hot. Then starts right back up. No codes. Talk to ford techs at local garage. They said maybe a cam phaser gear problem. I cant get it to stall for me. Anyone hav...

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1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L inopt VIN: 1FMDU34E0V
Thanks for everyone's input. I ended up replacing the steering wheel switch assembly and it left working. its been a week now and has not returned. looks like even Ford has parts issues!
2000 Ford Excursion XLT 7.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMSU41F7Y
All but the final reply by Timothy didnt even read the entire post and suggested things that had been done including using a factory harness. Timothy's idea that it was the mechanical part of the injector was correct. We never did see the issue on a lab scope ... Trouble codes: P1271, P1272, P1274, P1276.
2001 Ford Mustang 3.8L Hesitation VIN: 1FAFP44421
First let me thank all of the great responses to my request for help. A new TPS showed the same readings as the old one so i did not replace it. Cleaned the MAF with the correct cleaner to no effect. The EGR system was clear and the valve worked just fine. I d...
2010 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.8L drivers side buckle switch VIN: 1FDXE4FS3A
thanks Jim, i do the same thing with the shorting bars, only with a sliced off piece of bondo applicator. the shorting bars are in the pyrotechnic device circuits only. this was the belt latch sensor itself...an input to the RCM. Dave thanks for the reply. in ...
2000 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L fuel pump VIN: 2MEFM75W1Y
We had the car for a couple of days be for I came here to ask for help and I do appreicate all the insite. But the costomer came and got the car befor I could try some of the suggestions given. Thanks for the replies.
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