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1997 Ford Mustang 3.8L No Start VIN: 1FALP4043V
One for you FOMOCO dealer guys with a good memory. Got this 97 Mustang with a PATS problem. Type A system. Three players are PATS module located under dash, Transceiver around key ring and PCM. 2 questions. Wiring diagam and Identifix says there should be powe... Trouble codes: P1260
1998 Ford Ranger Splash 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FTYR14U7W
Need some help on this misfire. I did a valve job on this truck 3 months ago. At the time engine was running rough.Did a compression test and showed 2 cylinders with no compression. Did the job and engine ran great. So, it comes back in with #5 misfire. I chec... Trouble codes: P0305
2002 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L Auto adjusting VIN: 1FAFP383X2
Last week I replaced L. rear wheel bearing and noticed the shoes were warn close enough to replace (only to L. side.) The parking brake cable was sticking a little , backed the cable out so there is no tension on the arm. Also I replaced the shoes only on the ...
2003 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L No shift/ no speedometer VIN: 1FMRU17W13
Hello all, This truck belongs to my service writer and has been a wild one. Initially we thought it to be a faulty PRNDL switch and then a bad PCM. At first it would not start and the message center would indicate loss of communication. When it would start, e...
2005 Ford F-550 Super Duty XLT 6.0L severe lack of power VIN: 1FDAF56PX5
Hey looking for some input? I've been working on these trucks in a dealer since they were new. Now independent. Got a tow truck here that isn't building boost, Customer has done lots of work prior to bringing it in. The only code I had to work with was P0299. ... Trouble codes: P0299 (under boost), P2263 (turbo performance), P0478 (EP reading)
2006 Ford Escape XLT 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FMYU03Z56
We have good spark, good compression and it wants to fire but will not. The throttle body did break because it must have backfired and it broke the plastic flap. We got a used one at the salvage yard. Tried a new crank sensor but knew it would not work because...
2011 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FT7W3BT5B
B11 sensor reads from 400 to 11,000 degrees, b12 reads from 400 to 11,000 degrees, b13 reads from 400 to 11,000 degrees, b14 reads from 400 to 11,000 degrees. And the temp readings fluctuate around from a high reading to a low reading quickly almost like an o2... Trouble codes: P200E, P200C

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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Hesitation, lack of power VIN: 1FTNW20P33
thank you for all your replies. we did have a leak at the turbo inlet but still had running issues. we first reset the turbo/egt relearn thanks to Gorden's step by step procedure and got boost back to acceptable levels at partial throttle and up hills but st...
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTVW31PX6
Thanks for all of the replies. When air checking the engine with the oil pump cover off and the IPR cycled closed, the air could be heard coming from the left branch tube area. Time to pull it down and replace the cracked tube. All of the replies were helpf...
2010 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L cuts out VIN: 1FTFX1EV5A
thanks to Michael and Alex for this one. before i received your replies I had given the car back to the customer for a while because it would not mess up but after reading your posts I convinced him to give me the car back. I checked the fuse for pump relay fe...
2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L Transmission VIN: 4M2ZU86W42
I am being asked to close this help request...I had to roll the vehicle out due to jobs stacking up behind it and the customer needing to raise a little more money. Many thought I should have replaced the solenoid pack, some scolded me for not having done so.....
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