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1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L compressor VIN: 1FMDU32X0T
not cooling. evaporator,and condenser and lines been flushed.accumulator been replaced as well as orifice tube. orificetube was clogged with dirt but no aluminum flakes found adecuate freon was pumped in along with 2 ounces of oil.system is a R134. compressor ...
1997 Ford F800 5.9L Park brake VIN: 1FDPF80C1V
This truck came to us after someone else had replaced the engine, the owner said the parking brake was not working and no one at the other shop knew anything about how it worked. He was unclear if the brake worked before the engine was replaced. Unfortunately ...
1998 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTZX1720W
I inherited this truck from another shop, they replaced cmp, ckp, coils, plugs and fuel filter. Tried driving down the street and it starts bucking and jerking and I barely made it back to shop. Checked codes and found P1747 epc solenoid circuit, read somethin...
2000 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTNE24L0Y
Van came in with a knocking engine. Was running before engine relacement. Swapped out engines. Now it starts then dies, like a anti-theft issue. No PATS on this vehicle. Used origonal sensors from old engine,(CAM(CKP(OIL Sender,ETC.). Have re-checked connector...
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSX21P86
Vehicle came in as a crank no start. No codes present. Pursued all of the data and had 1400 PSI of ICP. Did the injector buzz test and it passed, did the balloon test and it passed. Determined that the injectors had to be bad. Removed all 8, had them tested an...
2008 Ford Escape XLT 2.3L ignition VIN: 1FMCU03Z88
Guy I got anotherone I need guidance with this escape that customer bought at a auto auction it came with an intermittent no crank I then used a relay jumper to starter and it started check codes and U2023 came under ontrument cluster data, but then when I tur...
2008 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.4L Low Airflow VIN: 1FDAW56R28
This truck has low airflow out of any of the vents or other positions. Fan works on all four speeds and air is distributed to the vents the floor and the defrost properly, and the fresh air and recirculate work properly. Does any b0dy know how the air fllows t...
2010 Ford E-450 Super Duty 5.4L Low Alternator output VIN: 1FDFE4FL9A
I have low output voltage at idle with all loads on. Batteries are new and has new cable ends on all batteries. I have done output tests as indicated above. I am thinking two scenarios, the alternator is worn out or the regulator is not getting turned on long ...
1980 Lincoln Mark VI 5.0L ball joint control arm VIN: 0Y90F66572
I have searched the world over for the correct front upper ball joint or control arm for this dinosaur. My local ford dealer gives me [...] & 83A for control arm #s, but those are for the stamped control arm - this car has a tubular design. Same thing wi...
2005 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Hesitation VIN: 5LMFU28535
We have this Navigator. It has had the engine replaced at another shop. KOEO code P2006 IMRC stuck closed. My scanners only have the ability to monitor voltage but no functional test for this. The voltage is 5.11 KOEO. From the wiring diagram the black white w... Trouble codes: P2006 (IMRC stuck closed)
1994 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on
Hi fellow IATN I have this 1994 Mercury Grand Marquis 4.6L that have been in the shop for a few days now..Surging at idle and DTC 172 & 176. +First the customer complaint that the car will not go over 25MPH..So find out it was a bad MAF sensor, I replaced wit... Trouble codes: 172 (Exhaust lean B1), 176 (Exhaust lean B2)

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1993 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FTCR10A2P
Hey guys, I was chasing a low fuel pressure issue because it acted like it was starving for fuel and the gauge read 19 lbs. . The valve core in the schraeder valve was bad. Changed it and pressure was fine 42lbs. Problem still persisted but once I got my atten...
1997 Ford F-250 Lariat 7.3L No Start, Misfire VIN: 1FTHX26F3V
Hey guys, what helped me most and made sense is that looking for the injector oil exhaust to see if it was working and while cranking I only had two injectors that where working/dumping oil and one of those was on the cylinder with only 250 lbs of compression....
2004 Ford Focus SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAHP34354
you can find a needle in a hay stack. i started to wiggle the harness at o2 and it started to work . took apart the harness as far as i could pulled and tugged on the white wire cound not get it act up . did a visual back further going towards the top of trans... Trouble codes: P2195 (Lean).
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