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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L lambda VIN: 2FMDA5149X
This vehicle has around +30% total trim under all load conditions. I have exhausted my own ability and outside help. MAF has been replaced with no change to trims or BARO. MAF signal is reading same at sensor and on scanner. Replaced fuel filter to no avail. V...
1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L piston VIN: 1FTYR14V5X
Our shop now owns the above 1999 2wd Ranger 3.0 V6 flex fuel. Engine is way past repair and needs replacement. Too expensive to fix and too nice to scrap- you know the drill. Today we have in the shop a 1994 85,000 mile version of the above with a solid engine...
2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZF17241
Truck came in with cel for code 174. Short term fuel trim was staying right around positive 2. Long term fuel trim was very high. 22 to 24. The fuel trims are only problem on left bank. Smoked intake manifold couldn't find anything leaking excessively. Had som... Trouble codes: 174 (Lean bank 2)
2002 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L Charging VIN: 1FAFP38332
Everything at this stage points to the alternator but there is no charge light on. It comes on with the key in run but after the engine starts the light goes out, but it's not charging, battery voltage stays the same at 11.8 - 12V. I used my scope to test the ...
2004 Ford E-150 Club Wagon Chateau 4.6L Exhaust VIN: 1FMRE11W54
The customer had the vehicle at the dealership and had one or two ignition coils and the spark plugs replaced for a check engine light concern. Client picked up the vehicle and made it a block or two before the vehicle ran very poorly including backfiring. Too...
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L Low power VIN: 1FDSF34565
Howdy, Got a ford three legged dog here. Customer owns a service company and is very meticulous about maintenance records. He bought this truck and tracked all repairs, he is missing a years worth of oil changes from 2010. It has been to several shops out of t...
2005 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLS 4.0L drive shaft VIN: 1FMDU77K85
I have a customer who has a 2005 ford explorer sport trac with apx [...] on it. We have replace the driveshaft to correct the vibration concern at speeds of 80km and up. That was a year ago. Now the truck is vibrating again in the same condition and speeds....
2006 Ford Freestyle SE 3.0L Unknown VIN: 1FMZK01156
first time so thanks for any help .Got this car in from a local repair shop.They have replaced the engine ,flywheel and torque converter .It has a noise thats sounds like a broken flywheel witch sounds like it is coming from flywheel, torque area. Sometimes th...
2006 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZVHT82H66
Vehicle is very rich. no vacuum leaks all pids look within spec. fuel pressure is not dropping off. Trouble codes: P2198 (p2196-), P2196 (testing and results)
2009 Ford Expedition EL Limited 5.4L Hesitation VIN: 1FMFK19559
I have a real good one here. I hope there a good ford tech reading this. this is my own auto. I always keep one under bumper to bumper for my wife here is the story. I took my expedition in for a jerking on hard excel. I all ready scan it. they're were cam sen...

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1996 Ford F-350 Eddie Bauer 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTJX35F4T
icp pressure pid was jumping right to 3600 psi while cranking. I seen icp was leaking but it didn't start when unplugged either. I replaced it anyways and icp pressure still went to 3600 psi just took about 3-5 seconds of cranking. still didn't start. Another ... Trouble codes: P0344.
1997 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L No Start, Misfire VIN: 1FTCR10A3V
OK lets start off with never go on someones else's word. The truck had been driven for about a month after the head replacement but was backfiring when starting. Come to find out on the intake side of the ignition two pug wires were crossed. that and low fuel ...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Drive-axles VIN: 1FTPX14504
I replaced the r/s actuator and the vacuun silonoid and all seams fine thanks for all the help
2004 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L brakes VIN: 1FTYR10U04
first thing thanks to all who helped. my boss had me open this post for are costomer.he call and told us all is well after master cyl. #3 no pedal drop .thanks to all sorry took solong needed to hear from costmer thanks BILL/
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