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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L injector VIN: 1FDWF36F1X
Vehicle came in missing with code po1293, I have changed injectors, valve cover gaskets, and IDM same problem. It runs terrible
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L electronics VIN: 3FTNW21F42
Ok, i need some help,usually helping others,but i am getting stumped on this one.This truck came in on a hook,no crank.charged batteries and replaced both.Truck would crank but not start,no scan data,or dtc's.installed a 104 pin breakout box,tested PCM,had gro...
2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L fuse 29 starter VIN: 1FMZU63K03
truck came in with no start. no power to exciter wire at starter. no power to startter relay on coil side. no power to fuse 29 in the inside fuse block under dash. i did however have power on red wire out of ignition switch at the fuse block. confirmed that fu...
2004 Ford F-150 Heritage XL 4.6L soft pedal VIN: 2FTRX17W14
replaced all rotors and brake pads spongy pedal replaced 3 master cylinders still spongy pedal,blead system manually,with scanner,and pressure bleed no air in the system
2005 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3L High Motor Temp VIN: 1FMCU95H15
Hello everyone and HELP! I have this Escape Hybrid that is intermittently putting on the "high motor temperature" warning on the dash and puts the red indicator on. We got it to act up and the engine coolant is running at 180. The cooling fan is on and workin...
2006 Ford Freestar SEL 4.2L cooling system VIN: 2FMZA52236
thanks for any help on this I have a 06 freestar the temp gauge will go all the way into the red when you get on the interstate at 70 to 75 mph but it wont do it all the time just when it takes a nocthon I changed the thermostat and sending unit chemical teste...
2006 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Pedal travel VIN: 1FAFP53U16
Customer complained about soft pedal travel when first applied. Reapply brake and pedal travel normal but spongey. When pedal applied first time, ABS pump makes noise. On second pedal apply, no problem. No ABS codes, brakes work fine. Another shop replaced 2 m...
2006 Ford Focus ZX4 2.0L turn and brake lights VIN: 1FAFP34N86
I had a simi sharp customer diagnose his in-op turn signals and brake lights as a bad body (gem) module. He replaced it with a used one and still no work so I got it. This is such a simple system that all is required to do is check in-puts and battery positive...
2001 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L pats VIN: 1MEHM55S31
Thanks to all for the help. So we got this with a po304 misfire had no spark out of #4 coil when hot.We had put a coil on this about 2k ago and all was good same code.Checked wiring all good no voltage drops and ignition wires are new and are working good. put...

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2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, VIN: 1FMYU04111
Well I have not been able to get it back in here to finalize as much of the diagnosis has been a favour. When I do its getting a new MAF first, possibly DPFE (sp?) sensor. One important thing that seems to be overlooked in the replies is that its not a mat...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L transmission VIN: 1FMZU73E92
2003 Ford Focus SE 2.3L battery VIN: 1FAFP34Z13
well the truth comes out. after asking about a "newer" looking alternator customer states this was done 4 months ago by another shop and this condition (draw) has occured ever, nice of her to tell me this huh? So honestly I never pin pointed the ex...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L hydraulic VIN: 1FTSX215X5
Thanks for all the replies ...Installed a ford Master cylinder and power brake booster .Appears to be a lot better . Let the customer take and try ,and so far so good.
2007 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMFU18587
As recommended by most of the responders, I recommended that the shop attack the throttle body first. The shop's tech removed the air intake assembly and found lots of deposits. He cleaned the throttle plate area and reassembled the air intake system. Not succ... Trouble codes: P0505.
2010 Ford Ranger XLT 2.3L ODO, Starter VIN: 1FTKR1AD3A
Thank you to all who repleid. As per replies, the dashes on the ODO are due to a loss of Comm between PCM and Dash and can be caused by a problem with pwrs and/or grnds, the 5V Ref signal being pulled low (shorted to grnd), or internal PCM problems. In this ca...
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