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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Heater Core VIN: 1FTDX1768V
Thank you in advance for taking time to view this request. Replaced heater hoses, (Factory Hoses), because origonals were cut and splice to by-pass heater core. Replaced heater core. Now I have no heat at vents. My problem is that I cannot get the coolant to c...
2002 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRE14272
found 2 codes,p0171 and p0174.recorded freeze frame p0171,load 20 ,ect 192,stft 0 and ltft bank 1 13.2. stft 0.7 and ltft 12.5 bank 2.rpm 1182,27mph. checked egr function, opened and stumbled. Smoke tested pcv capped, and found small leaking at both intake run... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L Hesitation VIN: 1FTSW21P35
We installed head gaskets and installed an egr delete kit on this vehicle. There is a type of deep underlying noise while vehicle is running. We have no boost and really no power. We had trouble installing the exhaust to the turbo it was very hard to get the c...
2006 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L Spedometor VIN: 1FDXE45PX6
This is a bus conversion. I repaired the harness that goes across the cowl last summer, someone put a 60 amp fuse where a 30 should have been and bad things happened. It recently came back in with the speedo not working. Scan tool showed various communication ...
2007 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L heater VIN: 1FDWF37P27
Vehicle is a cab & chassis w/ an Ambulance package on the back. Vehicle has been in service with this agency since new & has not had this issue until recently. At idle (700 rpm) or at low speed around town driving (8-900 rpm) there is very poor heat output fr...
2010 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTSW2B58A
Had the following codes: P0011, P0012, P0016, P0018, P0021, P0022, P0346, & P052A. These all happen on a long trip when it was -22 degrees. Cleared codes and has not come back. Owner is worried and wants me to replace something. Any helpful ideas for you Ford ... Trouble codes: P0011 (p0012-), P0012 (p0016-), P0016 (p0018-), P0018 (p0021-), P0021 (p0022-), P0022

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1997 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTDR15X5V
Oh man... Well this one worked some areas of my brain I have not worked in a while. I got clear short term changes while spraying carb cleaner at the base of the plastic intake manifold, I performed the intake manifold reseal, lower intake manifold up as the ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L motor noise VIN: 1FTWX32S1X
This fix was odd indeed''reading thru some previous post I found the fix'''i removed the accelerator cable from the attachment at the firewall..bam''noise gone ''I had my doubts it was a motor noise at all...thank you all for your thoughts and
2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L will not come out of 4 wheel high VIN: 1FMZU74E82
when all else fails go back to the basics check power and grounds. Even after I checked power and grounds something in me said add a ground so I did and now it works fine!
2003 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14V13
thanks guys for all your help in diag this vehicle we found front Catalytic converter where starting to come apart. at high rpm it was causing a restriction replaced both front Catalytic converter corrected problem Trouble codes: P0304, P0171.
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