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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L engine will not start VIN: 1FTSF31FXX
This truck is a real gem and has been abused as a plow truck for far to long. I am running out of ideas have tried pcm idm wiggled wires ect... this truck came in as no start cold hard start at 60 deg f but once running and warm could be used all day. Now afte...
2007 Ford Edge SEL 3.5L Noise VIN: 2FMDK49C57
The Customer's complaint is of hearing a loud popping noise and then transmission is inoperative. The first time this happened, the customer had reverse, but nothing else worked. We drove it for several miles and under different conditions with no repeat of pr...
2008 Ford Edge Limited 3.5L Ptu VIN: 2FMDK49C18
We have a 2008 Ford Edge with oil leaking out of the PTU(power transfer unit)vent. It is definately not the axle seals. The oil is black and thick. The fluid level is correct for a 2008. TSB 07-16-10 for 2007 Edges regarding a higher up fill plug that can be o...
2008 Ford Mustang 4.0L Hesitation VIN: 1ZVHT80N68
Car came to shop in limp mode with code P061B. I have read posts on Ford forums that extreme cold weather can cause this. It has been colder in this part of VA than ever for the last month. What I am wondering is if since the engine does not have a heated thro... Trouble codes: P061B
2009 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L Tach Inop VIN: 1FTRX12869
Hello to all. Customer brought in truck, said tach was not working. I test drove it and it was working fine. UNTIL, I was on my way back to shop and it dropped to zero. Every now and then the needle would bounce a little, but nothing more. I hooked up the Snap...
2011 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Oil Pressure VIN: 1FMCU0DG7B
Customer went and have his oil change, then the next day he came to us with the oil light on...in the dash. The oil pressure switch was replace because of leaking, still light remains on after running for 30 seconds and stays on. Oil pressure reads 80 psi at i...
2000 Mercury Mystique LS 2.5L Intake VIN: 1MEFM66L0Y
At idle there is a loud howl or moaning sound coming from the intake.if i lift the air housing away from the air filter,the sound goes away.any one have this problem? i'd appreciate the help.don't know if intake gaskets are the problem.

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1996 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Surge VIN: 1FTJW36FXT
Sorry it took so long to report back. What I found after check all the wires could not find any problems with them. The problem I was having with the overdrive is it would shut off each time you turn the ignition switch off and on and if you left the ignition ...
2006 Ford Expedition King Ranch 5.4L airbag light VIN: 1FMFU17586
Hey guys. Thanks for all the feedback. The steering column was damaged and was causing the clockspring to chew up the bottom of the clockspring ribbon. The steering column and the clockspring have been replaced and it seems to be doing fine. Have a great day e...
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