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1966 Ford Mustang 4.7L Mechanical VIN: 6F09A27211
Probably a no-brainer for old-time transmission techs, but I am NOT a trans tech. This 66 Stang has a C4 trans. We removed the trans and the front pump to reseal it. Unfortunately, my tech removed the pump with the trans sitting horizontally and so some of the...
1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FTZR15V7X
Hi everyone Ive got this ranger in the shop that is throwing me for a loop. Complaint was no heat checked heater core hose and there was one cold hose so I back flushed heater core and had heat while in the shop until you drive it the further you dive the less...
2001 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L 3-4 slips intermit VIN: 1FTRW08L21
Can feel slip from 3-4 just for a moment then it shifts fine, and not every time. Only dtc is P1000, and on data for transmission shift solenoids look ok. Can see line pressure solenoid ok constant during event. Reading in Alldata I've run the on-board test fo...
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Differential VIN: 1FTRX14526
Vehicle was locking up differentials during turns...on occasion rear diff would lock up and skip while driving. Also wants to lockup when parking... We checked drivetrain and fluids--checked ok.. We then checked all tire heights and found 1/4in to 1/2 in discr...

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1997 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTDF1823V
Pulled the ECM to check the integrity of the circuit. Found the gray/red wire wouldn't pull the amps. Started following the wire back from the 02 sensor, and found it melted at splice pack S135. Looks like it contacted the EGR pipe as Paul [...] suggested. Th... Trouble codes: P1131.
2002 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Calipers VIN: 1FMPU16L32
I wanna thank y'all for helping me with this nightmare!!! Your replies brought me right to the problem,the master cylinder rod was to far out.i adjusted it in just till it touched the cylinder,pedal is good and no more locking up!! Again thank you so much.
2003 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L convertor VIN: 1FTRX08L83
Thanks to all the techs who replied. I ended up replacing the valve body assy and the vehicle is running great.
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSW21P96
I remove the dorman ficm previously installed and replaced with factory unit with latest software and truck is fixed. thanks much for all the help! Trouble codes: P0261, P0264, P0267, P0270, P0273, P0276.
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