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1996 Ford Ranger Splash 3.0L Engine VIN: 1FTCR14U4T
I received this vehicle into the shop and customer wanted to replace lifter, because another shop recommended them. We listened for the noise and an engine noise which appears to be a noise similar to a lifter is heard on the upper part of the engine. the nois...
1999 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L lack of power VIN: 1FTZF0725X
hey guys i need your help!!i have this 01 ford 4.2 this vehicle has no power at all when taking off from a stop even if you snap throttle it makes some explosions,it does not have any codes,I cleaned maf sensor and replace fuel pump because pressure was at 30p...
2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L electric windows, cruise control , rear abs system VIN: 2FTRX18L42
Power windows, cruise control, rear abs, shifter solenoid, gem communication are all inoperative, bypassed brake switch assembly, cruise control, rear abs unit, all I could find on that cirtuit, except gem module, fuse still blows, fuse in passenger compartmen...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L speedometer VIN: 1FTPW14524
Truck came in with vct issue repaired with new timing chain and phasers customer stated that speedometer worked before and not after repair. Getting correct reading from oss sensor to pcm replaced sensor twice and plug and wire harness from oss to pcm no mph r...
2007 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L A/c control VIN: 1FAFP53U17
Greetings, Hoping for some help on this one. this vehicles A/C works good, so good it doesn't want to quit when you turn off the key. It has manual a/c controls very basic, not dual air either, however what happens is when the a/c control switch is in Max a/c...
2007 Ford Edge SEL 3.5L ABS/Master cyl. VIN: 2FMDK39C67
Hello gang. We have a weird issue with the brake system on this Ford Edge. Another shop had replaced the booster with a used unit but replaced the master cylinder with a new unit. The pedal was spongy so we had replaced the ABS module after I did some research...
2009 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Seat belt pre tensioner VIN: 1FMCU93G39
(I have no formal training in airbag systems I was given this job with a "I don't care figure it out") Hello folks, I have a 2009 ford escape that belongs to my boss. It was in a front end collision and my boss decided to make a couple bucks by having me do a...
2010 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L No Start, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FABP7BV5A
This police unit will drive great at times. Once car is filled with fuel, the engine cranks & cranks & cranks but will not start. Once engine struggles to start & run & idle, with help from some ether, this engine will start up everytime with no issues, until ... Trouble codes: P2196, P2198
2001 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L No Start VIN: 2MEFM74W71
The ECM will not ground the fuel pump relay, other than momentarily when the ignition key is first turned to "on". If I toggle the key, the fuel pressure comes up, and the car will start. But dies as the fuel pressure drops to zero. If I jump the fuel pump co...

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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Power steering punp VIN: 2FMZA5147X
I had to replace the rack again as it was a bad rebuild (leaking into the pass side boot) I also removed the check valve and used Lucas Fluid as a few guys suggested. So far so good !! Thanks guys. Def not a fan of these vehicles. The brackets ford fitted for...
2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L Excessive Emissions, No Start VIN: 1FTSE34L96
Replaced pump, Fuel pump module, fuel pressure regulator, and injectors. still have the same problem, But the thank you Dan from Texas I think you hit it the first time dipping is going on key on I have fuel pressure with KOEO I a fuel pressure but as soon has...
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