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1999 Ford Escort LX 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP10P7X
came in crank and no start. found zero fuel presure and 12 volt power to pump so installed new fuel pump. now have 40 + psi started and ran for 10 minutes and back to crank and no start. check powers and grounds, NO injector pulse. when it won't start I have s...
2000 Ford F650 5.9L pressure plate adjustment VIN: 3FDNF65Y4Y
looking for anyone that may have the proper clutch installation and adjustment procedure for this vehicle, it has [...] transmission and a 5.9 cummins with a ford clutch #f6hz-7502-ba, Mitchell, alldata and archives on here have come up empty, any help is g...
2004 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L no crank and fuel pump runs whenever key is on VIN: 1FMYU93174
Towed this Escape in and wouldn't crank. Tried my scanner and I had no communication with any modules except for Air Bag module. My powertrain relay is working. I have 12 volts on my white/red wire at the mass air flow sensor. I have 5 volts on the brown/white...
2010 Ford Expedition Limited 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMJU2A5XA
The vehicle came in for a heavy misfire and check engine light. Found codes p0304 and p0308. Replaced spark plugs due to condition. Misfire returned in less than 1 mile. Replaced ignition coils. Ran good all day until picked up and started up again after a cou... Trouble codes: P0304, P0308
2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L air suspension VIN: 5LMFU28R53
Hey folks, I picked up an old Navigator as a fixer upper. The vehicle was not worth any air suspension components so I installed Expedition strut units. Does anyone know how to eliminate the warnings in the dash message center? It is transmitted via the UBP ne...
1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L No Start VIN: 1ZWFT61L6X
Vehicle was sent to us to Flash a used PCM installed at another shop. After obtaining the old PCM to get the info out of it through the IDS "Programmable Module Installation", we had a bit of a mix up and the 'new' pcm was used to program old. This left the ol... Trouble codes: B1600 (PATS Ignition key transponder signal not received), B1213 (Anti Theft Programmed keys min)

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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on
replace #3 injector and dropped fuel tank and even though it was plastic customer has been fill from a 500 gallon steel tank and rust was present throughout tank and pump, replaced pump and cleaned tank Trouble codes: 1273 (cylinder 3 high to low open).
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNX21F5Y
What an extremely frustrating repair procedure. Once I built a new harness, IDM to V.C. direct, and replacing pin terminals in IDM , along with all other repairs I had put forth previously I new, without doubt, that I have covered any/all possibilities re... Trouble codes: 1293 (open b1), 1294 (open b2), 1272 (open inj2), P0340, 470 (ebp).
2007 Ford Edge SEL 3.5L Noise VIN: 2FMDK49C57
Thanks for the help, folks. After a second inspection of the drained fluid, we noticed about a teaspoon's worth of very fine metal. This metal was so fine that it filtered through a paint filter. We priced transmission work to him. The vehicle was barely o...
2008 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Transfer case VIN: 1FMEU73E58
Ok guys thank you for all the help. The customer elected to not replace the servo motor for the four wheel drive selection and decided to drive the vehicle in 2 wheel high and unplug the selector switch. I will try and update later if I can.
2011 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Oil Pressure VIN: 1FMCU0DG7B
It was the oil pump, like most of you guys said. With Thanks bob
2000 Mercury Mystique LS 2.5L Intake VIN: 1MEFM66L0Y
Thanks to everyone.It was the IAC,as soon as I replaced it and started the vehicle the noise was gone.If I didn't use this service I would have replaced the intake gasket.Thanks again you saved me a lot of time and possibly an angry customer.
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