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1966 Ford Mustang 4.7L choke operation VIN: 9F07C38153
I am working on a 66 Mustang with a 289, 2bbl. It has the hot air choke coil (which I have never been a fan of up here in the great white north...), and I would like to update to the electrically heated choke coil. I ordered one for an early 80's truck, and I ...
2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMCU04121
This is one that would seem like a no brainer, and that's what I feel like today, that I have no brain. This fine example had been a problem child for a while now, setting codes, running poorly, and we got the running problems sorted out. In previous visits, ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Mechanical VIN: 1FTRX17272
car came in CK engine light on and we found p1336 p0306 p0174 p0172 we R/R manifold gasket and replace MAF IAC crank and cam with the synchronized and p1336 keep coming back i CK back the timing and wiring harness all good thanks for any help...
2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Convertor? VIN: 1FTRW07L02
Vehicle runs fine and shifts fine, no codes for eng. or trans. Only problem is a driveline "bang" or "clunk" (once) when convertor unlocks, right at the moment of unlock. Does it everytime convertor unlocks IF there is a good hill and/or moderate throttle. No ...
2003 Ford E-350 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FTSS34L13
Looking for a little advice here. This is a fleet veh. with high millage and is known to use oil between oil changes [getting tired]. I came to me me for a antifreeze leak at intake to head area and codes p0171 and p0325 were present.Intake had to be removed f...
2004 Ford Explorer NBX 4.6L Transfer case,differential VIN: 1FMZU73W84
Customers complaint was whining and jerking.Replaced all diff bearings and that took most of the whining out.still has surging/jerking on deceleration only.I can unplug the rear speed sensor and it does not do it.Acts like ABS or possible 4wd trying to engage....
2000 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNHM82W4Y
this car came to me on a hook. after the third conversation with the customer I have part of the story. it has sat for over a year now. it will crank but no start. I have no spark and no fuel. also I cannot communicate with the computer. I have a otc genesis a...

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1990 Ford F-250 Custom 7.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTHF25G7L
Thank you for all the replies. I first have to say I do not own a lab scope or BOB... I have a wide repair range and vehicle range. Typically I do not worry about equipment that is for vehicles over ten years of age... I am planning on getting a daddy mac scan...
1991 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Electronic VIN: 1FDKF38M4M
After spending a lot of time (for nothing) on this truck, I noticed that the dashboard overdrive light was on dim. With a tech inside watching the light I started pulling on wires under the hood. When I touched the ECU relay the light came on bright. New relay...
2002 Ford Windstar 3.8L ABS Module Connector VIN: 2FTZA54482
Replaced the two power leads in the ABS module connector. No warning indicators observed during road test. Released vehicle. Customer returned this week to report no more warning lamp issues. Since the vehicle was here, we scanned the antilock module for DTC'...
2004 Ford E-150 Club Wagon Chateau 4.6L Exhaust VIN: 1FMRE11W54
We have a happy customer, we continued with a compression test and a cylinder balance test. Compression was 200psi on all cylinders and the balance test was even across the board. Being the third shop to look at this, we duplicated the checks that the last two...
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