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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L VSS signal VIN: 1FTNW21F81
Rebuilt transmission will no be guaranteed unless PCM shows Vehicle speed for proper shifting. PCM does not detect VSS signal. Scanner PID for VSS is always zero and after driving a little, code P500 sets. Speedometer works perfectly. No ABS codes present. VSS... Trouble codes: P0500 (vehicle speed signal)
2001 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L 3-4 shift VIN: 1FTRW08L31
SOS! Ill buy you a steak dinner if you can help with this one! Replaced Transmission with a jasper unit and it roadtested normally. Resealed the intake the following day and it dropped a coil immediately. Pulled back in the shop replaced the coil and road test...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Starter VIN: 1FTPW14504
Truck has been in storage for five years all funtions work.But there's no communication from the pcm I can read data on the accesory side the ignition switch is showing off. The starter will not engage it seems to lost the ground from the pcm on the starter re...

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2001 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Fluid Pressure VIN: 1FTPF18L21
The diagnosis is pointing to HCU here at this end. Thank you Norm for insight. Have had some other vehicles come in so this one has been pushed back, but will continue with replacing the HCU. Everything that happened with this truck is exactly how Norm stated ...
2008 Ford Taurus X SEL 3.5L pcm reprograming VIN: 1FMDK05W68
sorry for the slow response I ended up sending to ford for programming
1997 Lincoln Continental Spinnaker Edition 4.6L steering
The fix was the alternator. it is now charging properly and the steering works fine
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