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2004 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L Transmission VIN: 1FDXE45P04
This transmission will freewheel with a ratcheting sound if you power brake vehicle. Came in as a slipping complaint but trans does not slip, fluid has had regular service and the pan is spotless inside. Most often you can drive vehicle fine but when fault occ...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L engine VIN: 1FTPW14514
Group, Vehicle came in with complaint of engine noise above 55 mph and 4x4 inop. Test drove and does have noise on accel and take off. Mufflers are so loud hard to tell what it is so checked under the hood and found tensioner and a/c clutch bad. I raised vehic...
2004 Ford Expedition XLS 4.6L Radio VIN: 1FMRU13W74
This vehicle was just brought in from Hawaii and has developed an issue where the radio will either come on by itself with key off when parked or just stay on after engine is shut off. Customer says there was a "sizzling" type noise heard at the R/H kickpanel ...
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L 4 wheel high VIN: 1FTPX145X5
Hey guys one of my driver's brought in a used f-150 that he bought and he wanted me to check the operation of his 4 wheel drive.Well I put it into 4 wheel low and it operated properly but when I put it in 4 wheel high I got nothing but a very brief flash of th...
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L MIL Lamp on, Lack Of Power VIN: 1FTWW31P86
Have Checked EBP And At 4,000RPMs Was 28PSI And Map Was Around 21PSI. I Know This A Common Problem With These Just Have not Worked On To Many Trouble codes: 299 (TC Underboost)
2007 Ford Escape XLS 2.3L No power on takeoff VIN: 1FMYU02Z37
hello,I have this escape that has no power on takeoff,but runs ok when you get up to speed or over 2500 rpm.It has more power if i turn a/c off and takes off better but i am not sold on its a low power problem.I am leaning toward torque converter and wonderin...
2007 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Hesitation
truck runs good cold when it gets to temp. has no power both upstream o2s go lean at 22% both banks. no codes.please timming looks good eng. vac good
2010 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FTEW1C82A
One for you FOMOCO dealer guys. Shop replaced instrument cluster because a/c clutch would not engage and I have seen this before on these vehicles. They tried programming the PATS system with their aftermarket scanner but were unable to get it to program. They...
1998 Mercury Villager (Van) GS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, misses VIN: 4M2ZV1110W
came to the shop missing very badly cyls 3 and 5 haqve no injector pulse there is voltage to the injectors but they are not pulsing,,,#3 ohmed 25.4 # 5 ohmed 40.1 we have replaced these injectors but have not found why no pulse ,,did wiggle tests,

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2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FAFP53U72
Ok guys this is one of those situations where I should have checked my work. As I said previously, I eliminated the pressure sensor early on in my diagnosis due to the fact that I had consistant readings in the data pid which matched pressure gauge readings, s... Trouble codes: P0191 (Fuel rail pressure sensor A cicuit range performance).
2003 Ford E-250 4.6L Compressor VIN: 1FTNS24W93
Vehicle has been working with customer for 2 days and worked at the shop for 4 days. I replaced both high pressure and cycle switches but I think the problem was at the connector at the high pressure switch. It was hard to lock in the connector so I removed th...
2003 Ford Escape Limited 2.0L Battery Light VIN: 1FMYU02B23
Thanks for all the replies. It turns out we had a rebuilt alternator with the wrong regulator. replaced alternator and car was fixed
2008 Ford Fusion SEL 2.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, only runs off idle VIN: 3FAHP08Z88
Thanks for all your replies. Most of you suggested checking the physical cam timing with proper tools which we did. It was off a little bit at both cams and the timing dampner (with the tone ring for the crank sensor)was also off a little bit but correcting th...
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