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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L axle VIN: 1FMZU73E72
Good afternoon fellow techs. This is throwing me for a bit of a loop. 02 Ford explorer with 4x4, 4.0L. Customer brought this vehicle in for a "thumpping noise" only on decel from 55mph to 30 mph. And only at times. I took it out and test drove with the custome...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Poor Fuel Economy, no power VIN: 1FTPW14584
Customer said lack of power & fuel mileage down. Test drove vehicle while driving actuator never turns on. Know actuator only actuates after 2600 rpms. Replaced intake runner actuator and checked runners as dealer said this is common problem. Still same issue.
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.8L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTWW33S54
Good afternoon fellow techs! Customer came in for rough run and fuel leak on exhaust manifold. I witnessed fuel seeping through the exhaust manifold gasket at cylinder #6 and dripping onto frame. This obviously explains all codes present. I unplugged #6 inject... Trouble codes: P0175 (System too rich bank 2), P0306 (Cylinder 6 Misfire Detected), P0316 (Engine Misfire Detected on Startup)
2006 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3L Steering VIN: 1FMCU96H26
Came in with code C2792 short to voltage ps motor wire. Running through the tests from MOD it says to ck for voltage on motor wires with them disconnected, if ok then ck for resistance in the torque sensor all should be over 10k ohms well I have one circuit th...
2011 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.2L 3-5 VIN: 1FT7W2B6XB
all trans solenoids are identified as a band 5 on original solenoids...how do we determine position for 2,3,4,and 5 band shift solenoids...dealer replacement parts

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1998 Ford Windstar 3.0L 3.0L All electrical VIN: 2FMZA51U7W
Thanks every one for all the input, Vehical acted just like a bad battery cable connection, made sure they were tight & clean & did a voltage drop test. It never did act up again for me but I pulled the fuse box out from under the hood & opened up the wire har...
2004 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L battery VIN: 1FTZR15E84
Even though this truck has no subwoofer I have no idea why a fuse was in # 12. I replaced the smart junction box because it had gotten wet. Found a TSB on improper windshield installation causing water leakage down onto the SJB. After a reflash and reprogrammi...
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