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1985 Ford F-250 XL 6.9L Poor Fuel Economy, Low Power VIN: 1FTHX2614F
Not a diesel tech, so any help would be appreciated: Truck ran well, started on first crank every time...then on the way home from a trip: -it started smoking badly on the freeway -had a loss of power -poor fuel mileage -rough idle with a lot of smoke -develo...
2005 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Valve Train VIN: 1FTPX12585
This vehicle came to us as a basket case - literally with the disassembled engine parts in small boxes. A new car dealer had washed its hands of the problems and sold it to our customer as-is. During engine re-assembly , we found that the left (bank 2) Cam Pha...
2007 Mercury Milan Premier 3.0L Occupant Classification System VIN: 3MEHM02177
This vehicle came in with a B2290 code (loss of communication OCS). It has had a new OCS module, new sensors, and a new harness installed for pass seat (found broken wire at inboard sensor connector). I'm still getting the code, and the scan tool data says tha...

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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Low power VIN: 1FTSW31P63
Thank you all for your replies. After pressure testing per several replies and finding no leaks i went ahead and replaced the high pressure oil pump. Runs like a champ now. I appreciate everyone for taking the time to reply. Trouble codes: P2290.
2009 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FAFP15369
Finally got it fixed and thanks for the replies we checked all the inputs were good ended up replacing the pcm programed it all is good. Thanks again. Trouble codes: P0620 (Generator control circuit).
2007 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Evaporator
Not sure why Lincoln sells only evap with case. We removed case and replaced the evaporator core. This was a very simple, easy repair. The evaporator case is in the engine compartment. We lowered the inner fender well. Removed the ac lines and the heater ho...
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