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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Drive-axles VIN: 1FTPX14504
Hello all; This truck came in with a noise complant when turning.It took me about 5 test drives to get it to do it but from the right front wheel there is a scraping noise sometimes while turning under a load but goes away as soon as you put it in 4 wheel driv...
2005 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L reverse
have this 5r55w and when engaging reverse it is fine. when you accel it breaks free. sometimes it will hold and you can power brake and then it breaks free. I have been into the trans 4 times- there is no damage to the band or drum- I originally replaced the f...
2005 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L Degas tank & Radiator VIN: 1FDXE45P55
Hello, Let me start by saying there is some white smoke from the tail pipe after its been run and restarted after a 15 min shut down. Also there is coolant coming out of the Degas tank as it over heats. I am familiar and have done a few EGR coolers and I think...
2007 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Convertor VIN: 1FTPW14V07
Truck returned to replace t-case input seal,customer said trans was not right again,rechecked fluid,1 pint low went on test drive with customer,feels like converter is going in and out of lockup,only does it under very light load,if o.d. Is turned off truck is...
1993 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1LNLM91V2P
We currently have no access to a functioning engine analyzer/oscilloscope to monitor the misfire concern under light load. Vehicle fuel trims are at ltft 6% and stft 0-3%. All tests performed and repairs have resulted in the same symptom. Symptom only occurs u...

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1995 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP42T8S
I did get a lot of help from all of you techs out there, but the owner of this car simply says, NO MORE!! some of the points were to check throttlebody, vac leaks, blow by and other base components. most of them had already been checked multiple times. this...
2006 Lincoln Mark LT 5.4L Steering VIN: 5LTPW18586
we isolated this down to being the rack, this vehicle did NOT have electronic assist, I recommended to customer rack & pump as a precautionary complete job. He had an extended warranty but it did NOT cover power steering, so he whined to the dealer he bought ...
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