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1996 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTHW25F6T
Vehicle ran great, excellant maintenance, got in crank no start.pulled codes and had idm-pcm communication error. Went thru all test from mitchell and verus pro and result was to replace idm. So we did and still no start.Still have same code, and now have code... Trouble codes: P1668, P1283
2001 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU73E61
This one is a doozie. 2001 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L V6 (VIN E). Keeps setting lean codes for both banks. No vacuum leaks found with smoke tests, spark plugs and O2 sensor tips are grayish (indicates lean), exhaust has minimal back pressure, fuel pressure is 60 p... Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 System Lean), P0174 (Bank 2 System Lean)
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Unknown VIN: 3FTSW31F82
Hello, My customer has two complaints with this F-350 that just started on a recent trip. This trip has been travel many times in this truck. When towing a trailer up hill the driver turned off the overdrive. While climbing the hill the transmission up shifted...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L cooling VIN: 1FTNW20P33
this is my buddy's truck. I do not know much about this engine. we replaced the starter and while under the vehicle I noticed some coolant around the right side exhaust. it started and ran fine. I could not find a coolant leak above the motor. he drove the veh...
2003 Ford E-250 5.4L MIL Lamp on, p0174 lean bank 2 VIN: 1FTNE24LX3
van came in with 174 code - other tech replaced bank 2 upstream sensor,checked for vacuum leaks , cleared codes sent the van on its way- came back two days later with the same code- I got to look at it- looking at short trim = -20 for both banks, I looked at c... Trouble codes: 174 (lean bank two)
2004 Ford Taurus SES 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FAFP55U74
Please I need your help on this
2008 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L blower motor VIN: 5LMFU27538
hello ford guys. i have this 08 lincoln navigator that the blower motor runs on high all of the time. even when i turn the control head off. the only way it will quit blowing is if i turn ignition off. it will remain off until i turn ac back on again. then wil...

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2003 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L low pedal VIN: 1FMRU17W23
I was a bad Master . When I fist check it had good pressure, on recheck it had 0 flow. Thanks to everyone for the help. Bill
1962 Lincoln Continental 7.0L Ignition switch VIN: 2Y86H42520
Thanks for the replies, mostly from those who do remember where they were. I was only 5 at the time. By the way, JFK's was a '61 with a '62 grill, so it looked like this one. Most were right that it is a bayonet type with a heavy spring on the nose. The trick ...
2003 Lincoln LS 3.0L Pressure Control Solenoids VIN: 1LNHM86S63
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