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1997 Ford E-350 Econoline XL 5.4L Oil Pressure Gauge VIN: 1FBHE31L1V
Hi all. This one has me stumped. Start van and all gauges function normally at first. Let run and the oil pressure gauge pegs consistently, while intermittently the other gauges may fluctuate. According to the wiring diagram and SI on this vehicle, the oil pre...
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Cuts out VIN: 1FTPW14V56
This truck loses power on acceleration like the cats are plugged. Only 2 psi back pressure before Cats, Dropped exhaust down at manifolds, no change when driving. scanner shows FRP to match desired FRP when driving most of the time sometimes desired pressure i...
2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid 2.5L a/c compressor VIN: 3FADP0L30A
ac blows hot air, no codes. climate control data shows everything works fine ac pressures show no change when ac is commanded on how do you test this particular compressor/ac module? it looks like some kind of electrical motor not a compressor. Any ideas HOW T...

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1995 Ford Ranger Splash 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FTCR10U3S
After reading several hints about EGR valve I plugged EGR opening with a "no hole gasket". Client is using car up to know without problem. Thank you
2003 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L compressor clutch VIN: 1FTYR14V03
the truck has not been back since but I think it might be the wire between the ECM to the ac rely.
2008 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.4L Reverse VIN: 1FDAF57R58
Our fleet truck is fixed and on the road before our local dealers could even look at it thanks to Alex, the only one to reply with tech help. Alex suggested to air test the reverse clutch piston. We did and it was leaking air badly at the recommended 40 psi ...
2009 Ford Fusion SEL 2.3L Steering VIN: 3FAHP08Z89
Thank you all for responding. We disconnected the tie rods and still had the feeling of binding. Checked the fluid and it was really black, flushed fluid, no help. We found a good deal on a used rack and pump. We started with the rack because it felt like it w...
2010 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FTEW1C82A
Dealer got another cluster and it programmed and started with no problem. One thing I would like to ask if any of you guys know. On the parameter reset the IDS stated that you have to cycle key on and off for parameter reset to occur on this late model tru...
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