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1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Oil pump/Oil pump drive VIN: 1FMDU32E1V
Vehicle was towed in. Customer was pulling into parking spot at work when oil pressure went to zero, and simultaneously heard the loud rattling that always accompanies low or no OP. I'm assuming (dangerous thing to do I know) that the rattling is from the timi...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L fuel presure regulator VIN: 1FTSW21P15
hello techs have a 2005 ford f250 6.0 diesel that is leaking diesel from the side of the fuel filter housing ..fuel presure regulator, i am going to change the o-rings and the two fuel filters..what is the best way to get the regulator out, also do the housing...
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSW21P06
6.0 starts fine cold, when hot is hard to start if it sits more than a few minutes. ICP pressure stays at about 250 psi for 10-20 seconds, gradually starts building and engine starts at about 500 psi. Classic symptoms of a high pressure oil leak. This is the f... Trouble codes: P2291 (ICP Too Low- Engine Cranking), P0401 (EGR Insufficient Flow Detected)
2007 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L brake performace, and module communication VIN: 1FMYU03167
Original complaint was of a clunk noise on hard braking only. Duplicated problem immediately in the parking lot. Inspected all rear suspension and brakes for shifting, looseness or broken parts. No problem found. Took for a longer test drive and noticed it was...
2009 Ford Escape Limited Hybrid 2.5L Motor Electr VIN: 1FMCU59349
Customer has to drive this vehicle 200+ miles before the "wrench" light comes on and code P0A7C-00 Motor Electronics Over Temp triggers. Have no information on how to proceed with this one. Just wondering if anyone has seen this before and if so, any guidance ...
2007 Lincoln MKZ 3.5L Engine VIN: 3LNHM28TX7
tech decided to replace water pump with no real evidence of that being the problem, pump looked good when we pulled it. radiator had cold spots when running up to temp, turns out the cold spots must have been air pockets because that did not take care of the p...

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1998 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZF1722W
I tested for power at both sensors, passes, installed new test oxygen sensor, cleared codes and passed one side, tested the other side, same results. Thank everyone, that worked out perfectly. I suspect the other tech may have let the exhaust hang on the o2 wi... Trouble codes: P0155, P0135.
2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTRX18L0Y
ford f150 fixed.installed computer all is would flash a noid light,can anybody explain how the computer can short a coil. thanks again iatn
2005 Ford Freestar SEL 4.2L Lighting VIN: 2FMDA52215
This was the first time i ever had just one reply. So thankyou Benny [...] for your time.As i said this was at a bodyshop. They put a used door on that had a bad door ajar switch in the latch. That fixed the lights. The cluster i sent out to ford to get fixed...
2007 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L starter VIN: 1FTPW14V17
It's fixed. Thanks to everyone for their helpful replies and a special thanks to William and James who recommended checking the PCM power relay which was the culprit. We installed a new relay in the passenger compartment fuse block and the truck is fixed. Ev...
2004 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L abs VIN: 2MEFM74W84
after many hours of testing to no other conclusions, i shipped the car to ford and they said the module was bad again. I ordered another module and the car seems to be fixed, it has been a week now and all is o.k. Thank you for all the help. Hard to believe yo...
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