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2001 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L detonation/ spark VIN: 1FTRW08LX1
Hello fellow tecks. This truck came to the shop on tow truck with a No start condition. Before the truck stop running costumer heard loud engine noise. We replace the computer for a rebuil one. We replace the engine for a use one. The truck starts and runs gre...
2001 Ford Mustang GT Bullitt 4.6L Radio VIN: 1FAFP42X11
Noticed this morning when I started the car that the battery seemed low. Slow cranking. I don't drive this car often and just thought the battery needed a charge. Turns out the battery is fine after charging, but the car has a draw. I have located the draw on ...
2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Hesitation VIN: 1FAFP53U02
Customer came in with a locked up engine. Replaced engine with a junk yard unit. Vehicle went for test drive and feels like clogged convertors. Tested fuel pressure and at the time at full throttle had 5 psi of pressure. Replaced fuel pump with a junkyard unit... Trouble codes: P0191
2005 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L odometer VIN: 1FTRW14WX5
Hi, folks. We installed a used cluster into this truck to correct a non-functioning airbag warning light, and a non-functioning "park brake" warning light. We used IDS to retrieve and transfer module configuration. Everything works, but the odometer reading is...
2010 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L rotors VIN: 1FTFW1CV1A
I have this F150 that initially came in with the complaint of brakes squealing. Found it time for front brakes. Replaced front pads and rotors. Went out for road test and found that at 40+mph when applying brakes the whole truck shakes. So I think to myself it...
2011 Ford Explorer XLT 3.5L coolin fans VIN: 1FMHK8D83B
originally, came in for a p1285 cyl head over temp and p1289 cyl head over temp protection. quick diagnosis showed no fan operation. replaced fans and controler as an unit. now a p0480 cooling fan 1 circuit code. no info anywhere. fans work with ac on.
2011 Ford Flex Limited 3.5L Suspension VIN: 2FMHK6DTXB
Since tires were replaced customer has stated the rear of the vehicle seems to slide when hitting bumps at high way speeds (above 55mph). There seems to be no loose parts front or rear. My technician rode with the customer and noticed when hitting slightly rou...

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1986 Ford LTD Country Squire 5.0L No Start VIN: 2FABP43F5G
Thanks for all the replies.Car has been ok for 10 days now since I replaced the dist.I believe that fixed it but it has gone as long as a month without a problem in the past so I guess time will tell.Thanks again Mark
2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XL 4.0L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU77E52
Well after the 4th thermostat, we finally got this heating up to operating temp. I can't understand how 3 distributors managed to hit me with bogus parts, including Motorcraft. The last stat we put in was a motorcraft and it hit the operating temp. Could not s... Trouble codes: P0125.
2006 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L `brake to trans.shifter in console VIN: 1FMEU74EX6
The customer chose to continue driving it after we cleaned all the debris and stuff out of the console area. We cleaned solnoid and regreased and put back together it was much quieter. I can not add any helpful information
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