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1995 Ford F-250 Eddie Bauer 5.8L Trailer Brake VIN: 2FTHF26H6S
Trailer brakes are not operational because there is no power to the dark blue wire at pin 4 at the trailer harness. Can not find location of electric trailer control unit to check wire at the unit. All fused are good.
1996 Mercury Villager GS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4M2DV11W5T
I have a 1996 Mercury Villager thatís giving me trouble. Runs OK cold or at speed but after it comes to temp it has poor Idle. When it starts it I can add some propane and idle smooths out. Scanner shows that the long term fuel trim is at 90 but the O2 shows v... Trouble codes: P0325 (Knock sensor)

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L no shifts VIN: 2FMZA5144W
It was an electrical issue between two things the trans range switch and the trvall for the cruise control deactivation switch( brake pressure switch)
2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Poor power VIN: 1FAFP552X3
Sorry this took so long. Plugged converters was cause of problems. i would not gut converters so they took car somewhere else and had it done.
2006 Ford Fusion SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP07136
This was my first help request so i may not have provided enough info, replacing the bank 2 solenoid/housing assembly would have required removing front cover and timing chain. I was not sure if they may have been a design change. All the ports in the housing ... Trouble codes: P0022 (Variable Camshaft Timing Bank 2 Solenoid).
2008 Ford Taurus X SEL 3.5L tachometer VIN: 1FMDK02W78
Thanks for the confirmation.I felt pretty sure the cluster needed to be sent out but just hadn't seen a Ford act this way. I was able to supply the customer with in estimate for future reference in case they decide to have it repaired. David
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