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2002 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1FTYR10U72
Hi guys thanks in advance for any help on this one. This truck came in with a complaint that it dies when it pulls up to stop lights. I have not been able to verify this on two test drives. I have had it die for me twice right when I start it up. if i give it ...
2008 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Light on all the time VIN: 1FTRX12W18
Just like some information before I take everything out of the cab of this truck looking for a shorted wire. As stated air bag light on solid, no communication with air bag module, found fuse #19 blown. Replaced fuse and it blows right away. Wiring diagram sho...
1999 Lincoln Continental 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNHM97VXX
hey guys I need some help on this 99 continental. looks like I am having a PATS problem. car randomly goes into a no start. when its in a no start the anti theft light constantly flashes and battery keeps dying over night too. I put an amp meter on the battery...
1996 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L No Start VIN: 2MELM74W7T
Sometimes no start and sometimes runs 10 mile and dies and no start. Let set a while and starts and runs good maybe all day. Changed crank sensor and MAF sensor. Run that day and next day started and died after 5 minutes. Got it to start one more time. No code...

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1992 Ford Mustang LX 2.3L Ignition VIN: 1FACP40M2N
I noticed while I was checking the ignition switch with the starter disconnected, that the fuel pump stopped running when in start. I found that the pump relay had bad contacts internally so it lost power while cranking. New relay installed now it starts ri...
2003 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L oil gauge VIN: 1FAFP42X33
after verifying good actual pressure several times, recommended to install a mechanical gauge. customer likes Idea, just need to find one to fit into stock location
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNW21P14
Finally got to the bottom of this issue. We were able to get a code (P2552 throttle fuel inhibit circuit) when the engine stalled. We found a bad main engine harness, and replaced it,and the injector harness. once we had done this the replacement ficm worked p...
2005 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L no communication VIN: 1FMYU03165
Well didn't get a chance to finish this one. I did unplug the cluster and pcm with no change.The cust decided to take it to the dealer.
2002 Lincoln Blackwood 5.4L Tonneau Cover Module VIN: 5LTEW05A52
Customer didn't want to do further diagnostics/repair the current problem. Thank you guys for the assistance tho.
2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L Abs Module VIN: 4M2ZU66E62
actually replaced the whole left front wheel bearing assembly with the wheel speed sensor already in it. the sensors and bearings are precision matched when built and just replacing the bad sensor was causing the problem the whole time.
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