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1999 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L 4x4 engagement VIN: 1FTZF1825X
Vehicle came into the shop with no 4X4 operation. Applied vacuum to differential activator and both sides are working freely. Checked all vacuum lines that are accessable (OK). I have searched Alldata and the internet for hours trying to find a correct wiring ...
2003 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Readiness VIN: 1FAFP33P43
Basically this Focus will not set any of the readiness monitors. Specifically: O2 heater, O2, catalyst, EGR and EVAP. The customer has been driving the vehicle for a few months. And it's been about 5 days since he took it for an emissions test and found that n...
2006 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FMCU04126
This car was towed into nearest shop after stalling on highway.No history on car. Car will crank over and almost start. Have checked fuel pressure and volume, good spark, no codes stored. The engine oil was 4 quarts low. Pulled front spark plugs and tested com...
2006 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Bearing noise VIN: 1FMEU74E46
Vehicle was brought in for a noise complaint. during test drive we noticed a wheel bearing noise slightly at 35 mph then very loud at 70 mph. The noise will go away off those speeds. Since it is a 4wd, we lifted the truck in the air, replicated the noise, and ...
2007 Ford Edge SE 3.5L starter VIN: 2SMDK48C17
Good afternoon folks, I am trying to help out a competitor (believe it or not)! Here is his story. He removed the dash for heater box replacement on a 2007 Edge. After reassembly he called me in a panic due to no starter engagement/ antitheft lamp going berser...
2011 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Delayed accessories VIN: 2FABP7EV7B
The accessory delay function does not operate. The audio system and power windows loose power immediately upon key off. Owners manual states unit has the delay function but I've also heard of this problem with other 2011's and I can't confirm the unit should e...
2004 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L Cruise Control VIN: 2MEFM74W74
cruise control inoperative no codes in the pcm and it has the standard ipc. suspecting the clock spring... horn and brake switch share the same ground horn works was leaning towards an open in the circuit not allowing the cruise to intialize. any other thououg...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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2006 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Tss_src VIN: 1FAFP53U86
Thanks to all that replied. We replaced the Turbine speed sensor a second time and replaced the transmission range sensor per the builders request. This did not help. The TSS_SRC still intermittantly droped low or to zero while driving at steady speeds. We end...
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 5.4L shifts VIN: 1FTSX21556
Prior to us doing the transmission on this truck, another shop had swapped the engine. One of the securing clips about 18 inches from PCM was never re-engaged, the harness was lying on back of engine & had rubbed through Several wires. I'm surprised that it wa...
2008 Mercury Milan Premier 3.0L Brake Pedal VIN: 3MEHM08118
ABS HCU was the fix. The customer had the vehicle under warranty unfortunatley we did not make the repair.
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