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2013 Ford Focus SE 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FADP3F25D
Ford techs this one has us stumped. This Focus was hit in the front damaging the front bumper, and bent the core support a little. A few PCM wires were damaged as the PCM is mounted in front. It won't crank. But there is no codes except the steering column is ...

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1997 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Late/brutal shifts VIN: 1FTJW36F2V
Well I came to the conclusion that this issue lies within the altered PCM programming. With the programmer removed, this truck shifts like a dream. Both the upshift and downshift schedule are spot on. Frustrating call to the tuner manufacturer only confirmed w...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Cam Phaser Installation VIN: 1FTPW14594
The consensus is that the only way to hold the camshaft in order to properly tighten the cam phaser bolt is with vise grips. In my case I had to remove the front camshaft "bearing" cap in order to fit the vise grips onto the camshaft just behind the phaser. Yo...
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L no 4x4 low range no overdrive VIN: 1FTPW14V86
I would like to thank everyone for all the help I want to tell everyone what I found where the wire harness comes up over the bellhousing on the passenger side at the back of the head the harness is divided I found and repaired three wires that had chaffed and...
2007 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L Misfire VIN: 1FDWF37P87
thanks for the responses was a bad injector on number 4 had open coil in solenoid. just over thinkin stuff thanks again Trouble codes: P0270, P0266.
2008 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.4L Hesitation VIN: 1FDAF56R28
As of now I am calling this one fixed. with the inconsistent nature of the problem it was hard to duplicate. With that said I took the truck on an extended drive and noticed it took exceptionally long to reach operating temp, but never experienced the prob...
2010 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L Transmission VIN: 1FTMF1EWXA
Thank you all for the info, we don't do a lot of transmission work, but we are learning!Several replies said to check the fluid pressure and others said to pull the pan and inspect for debris/loose or clogged filter. The scan tool indicated 124 psi line pressu...
2006 Lincoln LS Sport 3.9L Power steering pressure hose VIN: 1LNFM87AX6
After waiting for another week, we received a third aftermarket hose as OE is still not available. Replacing this hose repaired the leak. That was the good news. The bad news is that it sprung a radiator leak. Now waiting for a rad.
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