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2000 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.6L Mechanical VIN: 1FTRE14W8Y
I am getting oil in spark plug tubes. It doesn't have any gaskets in the area that control oil. Has anyone ever seen this on a 4.6? There are no fluid reservoirs or anything above the affected area which is bank 2 head. Bank 1 isn't having this issue. At first...
2004 Ford Freestar Limited 4.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA58264
This one is eating our lunch, & we could sure use some help. Came in with the above codes, plus a p1000. We found intake leaking pretty severly from back side so upper & lower gaskets have been replaced, no vacuum leak now. Saw the tsb about water intrusion in... Trouble codes: P0106 (Map), P2197 (Lean), P0401 (Egr flow), P0171 (Lean bank 1), P0174 (Lean bank 2)
2005 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L front of truck VIN: 1FMZU73E65
So I have this 2005 exploder that came in with 2 bad bearing(1 front,1 rear).I replaced both bearing and the truck drove a ton smoother but know you can now hear a whining noise coming from the front.It is only noticeable if you really get on the gas in 4wd au...

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1994 Ford Bronco Eddie Bauer 5.8L No Start VIN: 1FMEU15HXR
Well the nightmare is over, I had posted this for a friend. He said that 3 other techs had given up on it. They had replaced coil twice and the distributor once had new plugs wires and cap and rotor. The problem turned out to be the new set of plugs had gotten...
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L p0720 oss code VIN: 1FTDF17W7V
hello to my 8 followers. today was a good day. you know that day when a diagnostic has been solved after haunting you for weeks? all i wanted to do was get back on it but i couldnt because the boss man had 10 more to check out before i could... d@mn! anyways,...
2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Heater VIN: 1FAFP55U02
I would like to thank everyone who replied to my post. Unfortunally I have to say the car is not fixed. We ended up flushing both the cooling system and the heater core I think a total of six times. Everytime the same thing it was fine until driven. We did tes...
2002 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Power VIN: 1FDAF57F52
Thank you everyone that responded. Had a number of good suggestions regarding not enough fuel from the strainers that plug up to the more focused on area of the turbo being inoperative. What we ended up finding was in the clue that it felt intermittent. Worked... 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).
2002 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRE14272
I thought I closed this. I found out the MAF and air intake boots that housed the MAF belonged to a v-8.My vehicle has a v-6 4.2 litter.They customers will replace when they have the money. Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
2003 Ford E-350 7.3L leak VIN: 1FTSS34F23
Ended up replacing all the seals in the hpop and the mounting gasket as well .Started right up and no leaks . Thanks to all respondents for taking the time to help.Thanks IATN !
2007 Ford Fusion SE 3.0L frame VIN: 3FAHP07157
Thanks for all the replies, the general opinion was to drill or cut a hole in the floor above the bolt and then cut it out & weld in a new one. A couple of replies mentioned the older Ford Tarus recall kit that did something similar, although I am pretty sure...
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