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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNW21P14
Thanks in advance to all 6.0 techs who may be able to help. vehicle came in for stalling after running (normally) for a short period of time issue. checked all voltages ,and pressures. determined that injector voltage was dropping to 38 volts, and engine woul...
2004 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU031X4
Two weeks ago, this truck came in, this code, hooked up the Modis. I like the Modis on FoMoCo as it reads data pretty fast. At start up, gas cap off, sensor reads about 2.70V. After a few mintues, the original sensor would start to fluctuate, and what I mean i... Trouble codes: P0453 (Fuel tank pressure sensor performance)
2005 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FMZU73K35
First off thank you in advance for everyone who takes the time to read this. This truck has me officially stumped. Its a friend of mine which makes it even worse. Truck came in on a hook, will start and run but has a misfire. Sometimes its #3 missing, sometime... Trouble codes: P0300, P0303, P0306, P0316
2006 Ford Expedition Limited 5.4L temp guage VIN: 1FMPU20546
when we origanlly found P1289 in the pcm it would be intermittant - we replaced the cylinder head temp sensor that came with the reman engine with a factory ford part since then the problem became constant - right after replacement the gage would read temp wit... Trouble codes: P1289 (coolant head temp sensor)

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1996 Ford F-250 Eddie Bauer 5.8L wiring VIN: 1FTHF26H7T
I got everything connected correctly, FINALLY! Most of the wiring was pretty straight forward. There is only 1 brown/org wire. But there are 2 purple/org wires. There is also 1 gry/ylw wire that does not go anywhere. Besides dirt, grease, and fading, the ...
1999 Ford F53 6.8L radiator VIN: 3FCNF53S0X
First of all I want to Thank all who replied and offered their knowledge. Well the final fix was a New Radiator. Installed new radiator and after bleeding the cooling system- Ford really should have installed a bleeder on these vehicles so the process was quic...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L reverse VIN: 1FTNX21S31
I did drop the pan and no metal pieces were there just some sludge in the bottom valley of pan. The fluid was black and stunk. Customer decided to hold off repair for now. Thanks to all.
2003 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L Timing Chain VIN: 1FAHP60A03
Thank all of you for your help.You were correct about the timing chain tensioner.The customeer is going to have me do the repair work.You always learn something when you do a job like this. Thanks again for all your help.
2006 Mercury Mountaineer Premier 4.6L Bucks Trans Slams VIN: 4M2EU48876
Get a load of this Kevin from Mass Hit this with the first reply. Thinking outside the box fixed this. The spark plugs - coil packs were causing enough RFI interference to invade the Can + Dataline knocking the TCM off line. - Trans would go into Limp home ... Trouble codes: P0528 (Fan clutch error), U0101 (Lost comm with TCM), U1900 (At times in ABS SRS Ocupant system).
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