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2002 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Charging VIN: 1FAFP34322
Customer brought vehicle in for motor mounts to be replaced . My tech replaced both mounts Right front Fluid filled mount below coolant reservoir & upper tranny mount. Customer picks up vehicle drives for 1 hour and calls that his vehicle died and wont restart...
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.8L Suspension VIN: 1FTNW21S24
Hello everyone, I have a stumper here. The truck came in for new ball joints tire rotation and a steering dampner. The job went great, torqued the BJ's per the TSB checked the axle shaft joints, they are good, put her back together and sent the truck out. Cust...
2005 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L Clutch VIN: 3FAFP31N45
I replaced the clutch and slave and shipped the car it was working great. a week later car came back grinding going in gear. Customer indicated not all the time only some times. checked and the master is leaking witch is under the dash. so i replaced the maste...
2010 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Steering VIN: 1FTFW1EV8A
My personal truck-has developed a popping noise when turning the steering wheel-have found that I can replicate the noise by grabbing the wheel at 12 and 6 o'clock and rocking it slightly-wondered if any ford techs have seen this before I do exploratory surger...
2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L engine VIN: 1LNHM87A8Y
hello all-removing the motor-alldata says take with transmission and "cooling system" on a powertrain hoist. can i just pull motor out thru the top- and leave the trans behind. this looks like a time consuming nightmare.
2001 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L blend door VIN: 1MEHM55S11
hellow Our shop has had this car in a few time for temp blend problems. I see alot of fixes for blend door acuators and the control heads. both of these have already been replaced, one here and another at another shop. It dose not have any codes and seems to h...

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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L fuel injectors VIN: 1FTNW21F32
very sorry customer ended up taking truck to different shop which has still not fixed it
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Radio,Gauges VIN: 1FTWW33F73
I finally got this one in the bag. After more testing I found the #85 and #87 leg of the acc. delay relay would go dead. At the same time I found the power windows would also be disabled. When this would happen I would get the code for the OTC ecu internal fai...
2004 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L Alternator VIN: 1FMCU94104
Well as usuall, this ones fixed as we overlooked the obvious. after testing everything under the sun. we spoke with a gentelman from "The Borderline" and he had us look at the belt. we did look at it before and it did seem to have belt dressing applied to ...
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L brake pedal and steering wheel VIN: 1FTSW31P24
WELL!!!this one is done!!! thank you all for your help I realy apresiate it. so I made a mistake that is very enverasing. I tooked for granted that the other shops thet worked on before intalled the hydro lines correctly. bad habit but sometimes weare to worri...
2010 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L No Start, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FABP7BV5A
Hello Fellow Technicians. This beast has finally been tamed. We ended up pulling down the new fuel tank to find a broken emission fuel line that had been repaired by the collision repair facility. We purchased a complete emission line for the top of this fuel ... Trouble codes: P2196, P2198.
1995 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L Unknown VIN: 1LNLM81W9S
started checking the ign switch and wiggled when it was acting up. and radio and all stopped working as normal. replaced the ign switch and been 4 days and all fine. thank you
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