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1997 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L engine VIN: 1FTDF1824V
the engine will start. but revs way up and dies like you shut the key off. but still has spark and injector pulse. engine backfires the whole time while running. checked timing. keyway on crank ok. chain did not jump.
1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L starter engages VIN: 2FTRX17L5X
This truck came in with customer complaint of starter engaging itself randomly. In the bay, condition is confirmed the first time we pressed the accelerator pedal. Starter can be heard engaging semi-randomly even just sitting idling for many minutes. I inherit...
2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Intake gaskets? VIN: 2FMDA51451
Car was towed in as a no start. Customer thought it needed a starter, but engine would not turn over by hand. Removed spark plugs and found cylinders 2 & 3 filled with clear water, no anti freeze. I'm guessing it's rain water as it rained here all last weekend...
2002 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Power VIN: 1FDAF57F52
Hello IATN. I have today a 7.3 Powerstroke with low / no turbo boost under acceleration most of the time. When initially started cold and first time down the block you can hear / feel turbo spool up and then shortly after power drops off. Fuel pressure at hous... Trouble codes: P1247 (Turbo Boost Pressure Low), P0470 (Exhaust Back Pressure Low), P0472 (EBP Low), P0478 (EPC High / Turbo Boost Pressure), P0603 (Bat Power), P0344 (Cam Sensor)
2011 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.7L No Start VIN: 1FD8X3ET3B
Came in on the hook.customer said lost power while driving and run very rough and shut off.would not start. Fuel presure too low max while crank is 800psi.low side switch while cranking or just turn the key on says not low.remove both filter check for restrict... Trouble codes: P2291 (Injector control pressure too low), P04DA, P0676 (6 glow plug ckt)
2012 Ford F-150 STX 3.7L pinging knocking VIN: 1FTMF1CM4C
Excessive engine knocking pining noise under all kinds of driving / cruising / load / no load / not sure how to proceed / spark plug condition OK / No codes related to VCT / no timing components concerns any idea out there? any similar syntoms? any solutio...

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2003 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10DX3
thanks to all that replied. after the thermostat housing was removed the element tested open ohms.the new housing comes complete from our local ford dealer.truck is fixed and customer is happy happy happy!! Trouble codes: P0597.
2005 Ford Freestyle SEL 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FMZK02125
Thanks for all the info. I found a forum on google about this problem. The fix was replacing the valve body and midtronics unit. Sorry but I do not have any testing info.
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