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1999 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L All VIN: 2FMDA5247X
Customer stated battery die couple days ago so she had battery replace at other shop. Work for couple day and battery die again yesterday morning. Had to jump battery to drive it here. First thing I did was charging system and battery test, all passed. I let i...
2006 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Tss_src VIN: 1FAFP53U86
This car came into our shop after the customer attempted to fix the transaxle themselves. We read codes and there were none, but vehicle would'nt move on its own. We replaced the transaxle with a rebuilt one. We now have a code P0718 Turbine speed sensor ckt i...

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1989 Ford Probe GT 2.2L abs VIN: 1ZVBT22L8K
thanks for the info. the condition is normal. the four flashes are just a bulb check.
1994 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTHX26FXR
I tried nitrogen pressure testing both banks. There was slight leakage in the RH bank, which is why I decided to reseal those four. After the reseal, I had zero air leakage at 500 psi of nitrogen on either bank. Yet the concern remains identical. I am now thin...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Hesitation VIN: 1FTSW31P43
Thank you to everyone that contributed. I must say this year 6.0 diesel is just plagued with issues. The basic problem turned out to be a VGT Relearn, a calibration of the turbo. But if you donít follow the procedure below, it will not work. I did the procedu... Trouble codes: P132B.
2005 Lincoln Town Car Signature Limited 4.6L No throttle response VIN: 1LNHM82W65
Fixed!! When in doubt, replace the throttle body. That should be included in ShopKey's diagnostic tree before it recommends replacing the PCM... You guys were absolutely right... Here's what I did find: I found that if I got the throttle plate held open in ... Trouble codes: P2104 (TAC system forced idle), P2110 (TAC system forced limited RPM), P2112 (TAC system stuck closed).
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