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2003 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.0L clutch line VIN: 1FDAF57P13
Truck towed in for a blown clutch line. Replaces it, lasted 3 days. Replaced again lasted 2 weeks. Talked to ford, LUK, Jasper, Perfection clutch, tranny shops. The consensis of opinion is that something has to be mechanically wrong to cause a repeated failure...
2005 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW12515
No need to reply, I'm hoping this helps others that are new to this system. The first thing we found was on the passenger side of the engine where the oil fill cap is. We saw one of the cam phaser ears was bent. Not good. Had heard in a class that the way this... Trouble codes: P0012 (Int cam position timing over retard Bank 1)
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTWW31PX5
This truck came into the shop with a NO Start issue after a hot soak. In the morning when cold this truck takes off cranks very fast runs great. After driving for about five miles bring it back to the shop shut it off it has a hard time starting back Everythin... Trouble codes: P0470
2006 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start
wifes car has been having a no start problem for about a month now. took it to work & no codes found obd2 or anti theft. went to fla on vacation , no problems. came back 1 day later it done it again. found spark at the plugs.after about 3 tries the car will st...

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2004 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Will not accelerate VIN: 3FAFP31334
After replacing the flex plate the car runs great. I have uploaded a picture of the flex plate into the knowledge base. If you want to see a picture search pictures under my name and you will be able to see it. this repair has been an amazing ride. I thank...
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L poor performance VIN: 1FDWW37P65
First of all,thanks for the insight you all offered.Let me say,we found a test on IDENTIFIX that let us command the VGT wide open,We found the down pipe was not clamped correctly?seated against the turbo.We remounted the turbo,replaced the clamp,cleared the co... Trouble codes: P0046.
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