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1998 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L engine VIN: 1FTYR14C2W
I am troubled at the cause 0f ae vacumn reading from a manifold vacumn port reading 10 inches and fluctuated up 4-5 inches on a steady rotation.I suspected or hoped the timing belt was off but found it was loose but lined up at all three pullys.It was aged and...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNX21P43
Would love some help as soon as possible, I did a complete cab removal to removed the cylinder heads and install the head stud kit. Replaced high pressure oil pump and all related sensors. Disassembled turbo and cleaned, replaced all injectors with new Ford ... Trouble codes: P2164
2003 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Climate Control VIN: 1FTRW08L93
Tested for available vacuum at climate control "Pass" tested electrical side "Pass" sent head in for test,and or repair They sent back Saying "Pass". Still have defrost vent only. I have another customer same truck same year same problem... Thanks Oz
2005 Ford Five Hundred SEL 3.0L Unknown VIN: 1FAHP27115
I have a problem here I need help on. This cvt trans was rebuilt 2 months ago and all was fine. It is back now, going into limp mode and setting codes P0701, P0961 & P0871. Code P0701 is just stating that trans is in limp in mode. Codes P0961 & P0871 are for p...
2010 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Steering VIN: 1FTFW1EV5A
Customer says vehicle turns/steers hard in morning. When he turns corner he has to turn it back to center, does not go back normally. I looked at power steering fluid and it has what appears to be silver metal flakes in it. I flushed out p/s and put in Merc V ...
2009 Mercury Mariner Hybrid 2.5L start VIN: 4M2CU293X9
this car was driving alright, mistakenly forgotten to turn key completely off, key was on run position, and accidentally battery was taken out of the car... and when battery came back, was placed on directly, now to get into the car and realize the key was ...

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2005 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLS 4.0L drive shaft VIN: 1FMDU77K85
There has been no update on the Ford Sport Trac. The driveshaft was replaced with the updated shaft 13 months ago. We have put the truck on a 4 post hoist so the driveline is not hanging. No one dropped the shaft. All the responses I received were right but I ...
2007 Ford Expedition Limited 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FMFU20507
Replacing the cam phaser on the left side fixed the problem, im not going to throw Dorman under the bus for having 3 bad phasers I think most likely we could have been a little easier on the phasers during instalation. Thanks for all the help its so hard with ... Trouble codes: P0349 (Camshaft position sensor bank 2), P0345 (Camshaft position sensor bank 2).
2012 Ford Focus S 2.0L MIL Lamp on
Thank you to all those who tried to help. I back probed the pressure sensor and found I indeed had reference voltage on the signal circuit to the computer, same reading at the computer. so what the scanner was telling me was what the sensor was reading. Upon ... Trouble codes: P0453.
1991 Lincoln Mark VII LSC 5.0L Brake bleeding/hard pedal VIN: 1LNCM93E2M
We'll call this one fixed. Alldata said to charge the accumulator, you must leave the key on until the accumulator pump stops running (it does have overload protection built in, and will shut off on it's own after 15 or 20 minutes, so the pump doesn't overhea...
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