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1991 Ford F-350 XL 5.8L No Start, Hard Start VIN: 1FDKF37H2M
Vehicle came in for multiple fuel leaks, hard start and cheak injectors, i replaced the injector pump, lift pump and all orings and hoses. First start up was about 8 seconds of cranking, then it ran like a champ. I bleed the lines at the injectors and then I d...
1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.0L timing cover VIN: 1FTEF14N7T
reg customer high miles but in good cond. noticed a good sized leak from TC. It's been a long time since I replaced a TC gasket /t chain on one of these beasts.. Alldata shows remove oil pan... don't remember ever having to pull oil pan to do t/cover gasket / ...
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...
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L MIL Lamp on, low power VIN: 1FTSX31F81
Truck came in with low power output,cold only.Runs and tows great warmed up.P1247 is only code set.Checked MAP and Baro readings OK.Checked EBP sensor and tube OK.Checked turbo for free operation,checked waste gate operation OK.Air intake clean and clear.What ... Trouble codes: P1247
2003 Ford Focus SE 2.0L starter VIN: 1FAFP34P53
Intermittently, this car will not crank. No fuel pump power, dashes on the odometer display. I have gotten a communication code at times. I have also noticed that intermittently, the gauges will cycle partway after the key is out. And the odometer display wil...
2004 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Fuel Guage VIN: 1FMZU63K54
I am very confused. I orginally got this explorer and it had a P0463 Stored for the fuel circuit. Found the TSB for replacing the sending unit. I orginally ordered the part by the VIN# which shows for a Flex Fuel car got the part and it was wrong did some more...
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L engine noise VIN: 1FTPX14535
First of all let me say that I've read archives on the 5.4L 3V engine for hours and still didn't get through them all. I've managed to purposely avoid these trucks for valvetrain noise until now. This particular truck has loud rattle at cold start, like chains...
2007 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L oil pump VIN: 1FTSE34P57
Vehicle towed in, died out while on the road, could not restart. Noticed oil pressure gage was not registering any pressure while cranking engine. Remove front cover and dicovered, gauges or deep scatches where the gear oil pump is seated in the cover, causing...
2002 Lincoln Blackwood 5.4L mirror switch VIN: 5LTEW05A82
Customer just bought this truck. before buying the driver's mirror, adjustable pedals, and seat didn't work. Former owner took it to Ford dealer and they said it was the driver's mirror switch. Customer bought truck and brought to me to install new mirror swit...
2011 Lincoln MKT EcoBoost 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2LMHJ5AT3B
This damn thing is missing under a part load, light to moderate cruise speeds. it always codes for cyl. 1 but this morning (-23f) it also coded for cyl. 2 ( the counts on mode 6 where virtually nil though). I first swapped the coil and plug from no.1 with no. ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302

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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNW21P24
Chris and Joseph both stated that the scan tool will throw a bogus pressure reading because of the fault code, but the voltage reading is actual. The voltage never did change, mainly due to cut wires. We tested the ICP, it is shorted to ground. We gave the ... Trouble codes: P0671, P2285, P0403, P0405.
2005 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L no forward, no reverse VIN: 1ZHT82H155
First of all, thanks for all the replies.After inspecting everything, I suspected the TORQUE CONVERTER and special thanks to Richard,Vito, Anthony,Ruben,Matt, David who gave me more confidence about the TORQUE CONVERTER. We change the T/C and install a new coo...
2008 Ford Edge Limited 3.5L Ptu VIN: 2FMDK49C18
We ended up replacing the PTU as a couple of you suggested. The PTU is going for $1600 up here in Canada so I thought I would look for any alternatives first. I pulled the side cover off(had to break the white plastic shield covering the rh axle seal) to inspe...
2010 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.8L No Start VIN: 1FTSW2BY5A
wow dirty mass air flow sensor. caused this problem. cleaning maf and re-seting fuel trims. thanks to the 8 replies
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