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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Cam Phaser VIN: 1FTPW14514
High Guys. A few months ago we put new cam phasers and VCT solenoids in this vehicle to correct a light knocking sound, did the left one twice because first one was bad, thought this one was fixed but is now back after several months with rattling cam phasers ...
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14525
Vehicle came in running rough. Scan showed P0316, Engine misfire detected at start up. Checked Mode 6 to identify cylinder. According to Mode 6 it was # 8. Switched Coil # 5 with Coil # 8, No Change. Pulled # 8 Plug, performed Compression test on # 8, 160 PSI.... Trouble codes: P0308 (Misfire 8), P0316 (Engine Misfire detected at start up)
2007 Ford Five Hundred SEL 3.0L mounts VIN: 1FAHP24157
Good morning techs out there! Working on this five hundred got from another shop. Customer complant was vibration going down the road light acceration 45-50mph. They replaced two main big engine mounts at the bottom. One main main at the top. During our vehicl...
2007 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWW33P47
This truck was towed to the shop with a no start condition. We have no communication. OBD fuse is good. Fuel pump is running and injector cycle is working when the key is turned on. There is no smoke during cranking. No attempt to fire and BTC fault comes on a...
2009 Ford F-350 Super Duty FX4 6.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTWW31R79
Just got this one at the end of the day. It has code p0088 in it and the owner states that he loses power then pulls over and cycles the ignition switch. After shutting it off and then restarting the power returns to normal. Will this code cause the truck to g... Trouble codes: P0088
2011 Ford Escape XLT 2.5L Trailer wiring VIN: 1FMCU0D76B
Personal vehicle came equipped with factory harness connection at left rear bumper. Purchased the "flat four" trailer wiring interface which plugged in directly and thought I was finished. There is No output to this connector. Checked engine bay fuse box and t...
2000 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1LNHM82WXY
This ford has the hoot sound from the air intake that has usually came from a bad iac. The iac counts bounce between 25-40% on the scan tool with it surging. If I command it a certain percent with my scan tool it does not surge but the noise is still there. If...
2005 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L vent temp VIN: 4M2DU86W55
no codes atc system drivers side 30 degrees warmer than pass side temp blend doors both seem to work fine HELP

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1994 Ford Mustang 3.8L MIL Lamp on
thanks to everyone for their help , when I finally got time to look at my car , all the powers and grounds were there, drove the car for at least two more weeks after that and mil did not go on , so I can say it is fixed , all that comes to mind is maybe beca... Trouble codes: P0340.
2003 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L fuel pump VIN: 1FMRU15W53
thanks to everyone who replied. I know now how to properly fix this vehicle so no more jumper wiring. it was the fuse box located on the passenger side inside. the fun part was making sure all the fuses were back in the right place. replaced that and the vehic...
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L engine VIN: 1FTPW12516
driver took truck back and has driven 600 miles with no problems. no repairs where done. oil pressure, vacuum, back pressure, compression, fuel and other test checked out OK. every one was a great help thank you!
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