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1996 Ford F-350 XL 7.5L poor cluctch pedal/shifting VIN: 2FDKF37G1T
Truck came in for hard sifting, one of the springs had broken from the clutch disc. release pressure at the pedal was great and at about half way(normal range). after installing new clutch kit the pedal is soft and the clucth engages/disengages almost at the f...
2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FAFP53U72
Hi all, The vehicle came in originally with in intermittant no start and stall. Found fuel rail pressure at 25psi, replaced fuel pump. After fuel pump replacement found fuel rail pressure would usually hold around 40psi, intermittantly would read at 15psi (ha... Trouble codes: P0191 (Fuel rail pressure sensor A cicuit range performance)
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSW21P95
I took this job over from an employee of mine. He did an EGR delete and oil cooler replacement as a preventative measure. Truck was running and starting fine. After doing the work, truck started and ran for about a minute. It then died and would not restart. C...
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 5.4L steering control VIN: 1FTSX21536
Hello.Have this Ford F-250 5.4l in the shop for a wandering issue.Customer just purchased the truck and is complaining that its near impossible to keep the truck going straight.Especially if he is towing his camper.Rode with him to verify issue.Definetly wande...
2006 Ford Fusion SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 3FAFP07116
Went the car was cold look fine. Went the car come hot, a noise from the intake come. The noise lock like a small explosion in the intake. The idle was not good. The car have no power. The engine stall some time, and the rpm dont go over 2000 at the idle. Fir...
2006 Ford E-250 4.6L oil pressure, temp gauge, digital odometer VIN: 1FTNE24W26
vehicle arrived, owner complaint , no oil or coolant temp gauges, odometer not operating, intermitent chime sound while driving, confirmed both gauges pinned needles below normal,digital odometer not operating or intermitent bizarre numeric values.cluster modu...
2007 Ford Expedition Limited 5.4L Battery Drain VIN: 1FMFK20547
Vehicle has a parastic drain. The kicker is that the draw comes and goes. After giving the vehicle enough time for modules to power down, the drain will go from .980amps to .30 amps or less. It has no time schedule as to how long the drain last or goes away. W...
2004 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L HVAC system VIN: 1MEFM55S04
Help! We are really pulling what is left of our hair on this one! This vehicle loses its charge within a half a day. We have repeatedly checked for leaks, both with dye and a halogen detector and come up empty on results. The system passes the vacuum leak-down...

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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FTNW21P03
hello and thank you for your help. we did do some of the checking you suggested even the air in the fuel check and the dropping of voltages. all checked out good. we got to the point of unplugging modules to see if we had one interrupting the pcm. then I re...
2005 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L Clutch VIN: 3FAFP31N45
Thanks for all the help. upon investigation i found some cracking in the clutch rubber line. got a line from the stealership bled and shipped the car. 5 days no call
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14V76
Thank you for all your help and backing me up. Also it was a typo and the truck has on it. I believe the manifold fixed it and if it does set at least I can now put a cat in it with out fear of the leak taking out the new cat. Trouble codes: P0420 (Cat eff bank 1).
2008 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L Running rich VIN: 1FDWE35L38
Sent PCM in to have rebuilt and processor was bad. Installed new computer and programmed, runs great. Other weird thing, this was a Ryder truck. When programming Pats system we found that they hide a key in truck and use regular cut key. So if keys are lost... Trouble codes: P2196 (O2s11 not switching correctly), P2198 (O2 sensor stuck rich bank 2 sensor 1).
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