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1995 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L chime VIN: 1FTCR10A9S
Need help on this one. Customer brought truck in with complaint of the chime staying on after the key was removed and dome light staying on. Found driver door ajar switch to be bad replaced. After repair the dome light works good But the chime goes of for 10-1...
2000 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FMZU73E8Y
car was a tow in died on road ,checked spark and fuel had both, cranked strong checked compression to get indication of jumped timing chains 150- 175 all cylinders ,checkd for cam signal and injection pulse with snap on vantage none ,replaced and programmed ec...
2007 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Low heat VIN: 2FAFP71W27
Temp stays normal.acceptial heat at idle but cools on road. Heater hoses hot.Flushed core 3 times .Replaced temp actuator,can here door move.Temp knob moves from warm to cool at idle but heat loss at highway speed.Good flow from pump & system clean.Suspect tem...

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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L fuel leak VIN: 1FTNX20FXX
due to the vagaries of business, I have gotten too busy to pull my own truck back into the bays, so I am closing this. I have had one of my techs looking at it, so maybe I need to crawl up there and look myself- I am leaning towards the fuel return line to the...
1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L No Start VIN: 1ZWFT61L6X
Thanks to all who replied, but it turns out we were put on the wrong trail from the very start. A stop on the back of the clutch pedal and a broken wire going to the clutch switch prevented this car from starting long before it got to us. Unfortunately the wor... Trouble codes: B1600 (PATS Ignition key transponder signal not received), B1213 (Anti Theft Programmed keys min).
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