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1999 Ford E-350 Econoline XL 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWE37L2X
Hello Everyone, thanks for your time. I have an E350 Van here for a service engine soon light, fault P0442 (evap small leak). I smoke tested the evap system, found canister vent valve leaking. Removed electrical connector and tested, I get battery voltage at t... Trouble codes: P0442 (Evaporative Emission Control System Leak Detected Small Leak)
2000 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 7.3L trans/hunting VIN: 1FTSS34F7Y
The vehicle cold drives fine, after 5 miles the speedometer begins to bounce and the transmission starts hunting. Replaced VSS with factory sender, when it starts doing its thing at times the speedo will stay at zero while accelerating for 10 to 20 seconds the... Trouble codes: P0500
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNX21F5Y
Came in with crank no start. Tests concluded inj driver so replaced and it started. Cam sensor replaced due to fault stored. Ebp sensor replaced due to near total restriction, tube replaced due to 1/2 restriction. Now giving left bank high/low open faults. So... Trouble codes: 1293 (open b1), 1294 (open b2), 1272 (open inj2), P0340, 470 (ebp)
2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L transmission position sensor VIN: 2FMDA51401
I have to replace the Transsmission position sensor on this van and ford calls for a tool 307-351 (T97L-70010-A ) to be used to adjust the sensor. Is it possible to adjust the sensor via scanner and voltage of the sensor or is the tool a must to use?
2001 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Cooling Systems
DO you have to remove the timing belt to get the water pump off of this Dohc engine? Alldata says yes and 2 special tools are needed (cam aligner). It says you have to loosen cams also. Alldata sometimes is wrong,thats why I'm asking the professionals. thanks ...
2001 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FAHP55S81
car came in bad intake leak idling up and down and high running real lean multiple codes set replaced intake gaskets/ pcv valve / idle air control solenoid somebody had fixed it shut/ egr differental pressure sensor broken and a couple of broken vacumm lines i...
2004 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Obd2 moniters VIN: 1FMYU93114
Obd2 moniters show only misfire and componant as passed. All others show n/a. Cannot pass inspection. Have communication with all modules.
2006 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Engine VIN: 1FMFU74E46
Have a tick noise coming from the intake manifold gasket. Customer came in for very loud engine noise coming from the engine. Found noise to be coming from the left vavle cover. Pulled intake manifold and valve cover. Found the timing chain guide for the tensi...
2011 Ford Escape XLT 2.5L Misfire VIN: 1FMCU9D76B
Started with a complaint of a miss and the CEL on and flashing once in a wile. We pulled code P0302 cyl. #2 misfire. All other data looks OK. This is a fleet vehicle with 74,000 miles on it and they were breathing down my neck to fix it. I decided to do the mo... Trouble codes: P0302 (Cyl. two misfire)
1998 Mercury Mystique LS 2.5L pats VIN: 3MEFM66L4W
what I need is some one who has done this before,dealer is clueless but willing to help.Locksmith is willing but does not know where to look for information Thanks for tour time

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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNX21P74
Well we went after the turbo code and found we had no voltage out of pcm to solenoid. New pcm fixed it. Not a real common occurrence on these, but it is up and running. Thanks. Trouble codes: P0646 (Turbo Boost), P0231 (Fuel Pump Secondary), P0677 (Glow Plug).
2011 Ford F750 6.7L lack of engine power VIN: 3FRNF7FA4B
sorry for the long wait on this one guys and gals, michael, we manually checked the speed sensors for voltage and resistance. allan, we followed your advise and we went ahead and replaced the unit as whole, this was the fix. without the factory scan tool it wa...
1997 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 4M2DU55P2V
Well I feel like a dummy. Had several good ideas but Robert [...] really helped. He said to unhook the battery to reset the computer, I did this and went out and drove the vehicle and the EGR system worked great for about 3 miles then it quit again. So I sta...
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