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1997 Ford Mustang 3.8L gauges VIN: 1FALP4043V
Hi everyone,thanks for taking time to read and any help that may be offered. I have a first time customer that just purchased this 97 Mustang, so there is no real history available. His complaint was that at times it would crank over ok, but not start. After c...
2007 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Slow Fill VIN: 1FMFU16547
This Expedition has been a reoccurring nightmare for us; I am absolutely baffled as to what is taking place. Over the last 6 months this Expedition has had its fuel tank and fill pipes replaced. Now I have done the canister as it was plugged and very obviously...
2009 Ford Escape XLT 2.5L Exhaust valve VIN: 1FMCU93769
Complaint was driver felt a vibration in seat while at idle, the check engine light came on, and exhaust noise seemed loader (muffler). Found code P0302. All PID's looked ok. Cleared misfire #2 code and it didn't come back while idling in bay. Disconnected inj...
2009 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FTRW12W59
we have a ford pu idles good ,good detent(passing gear ) power ,,but cruising power slight throttle to getting on on ramp flattens out ..lossen exhaust no diiference ,pump pressure test on windshield hung right at 56 to 58 pnds, good flow at idle test as well ...
2010 Ford Fusion S 2.5L No Start VIN: 3FAHP0GA0A
Vehicle came here after a fender bender accident that did deploy the driver's and side air bags. Car is in pretty good shape with minimal visible damage, but needs to be running for the body repair shop. The car will crank, but no start. Injectors are being ... Trouble codes: N0, C0DES
2010 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Battery VIN: 1FAHP3FN1A
I have been fighting this one for a few months. We have been the only shop to ever work on this car, and owner bought it new. Every 4-6 weeks, customer finds a dead battery in the morning. Car is used as daily transportation, and there is never a hint of the b...
2007 Lincoln MKZ 3.5L Cruise Turns Off VIN: 3LNHM26TX7
We replaced computer and ignition coils a month ago as per bulletin. We programed pcm and all seemed well. Customer returned and said cruise did not work. During our testing we found cruise worked ok until ac was turned on and if ac was already on cruise would...
2009 Lincoln MKS 3.7L Hood VIN: 1LNHM94R39
I have a 2009 Lincoln MKS as a part of my fleet. The vehicle is displaying a very alarming hood vibration at highway speed. At about 65-70mph the hood will begin vibrating up and down and causing a loud buffeting noise. I will attempt to get a video at some po...

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2005 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L No Start, Hesitation, No Power VIN: 1FMZU73K65
This truck was very difficult. As I wrote it ran fine one day and the next it would crank but not start. Then the day following it started and ran perfectly. Well after starting it and moving it at least 4 times over a few days while the customer was decidi... Trouble codes: P0121 (Throttle Position Sensor TP1 Circuit Rnage Performance), P0193 (Fuel Rail Pressure Sensor Circuit High Input), P2104 (Throttle Actuator Control System Forced Idle), P2106 (Throttle Actuator Control System Forced Limited Power), P2111 (Throttle Actuator Control System Stuck Open), P2135 (ETC Throttle Position Sensor A/B Voltage Correlation).
2008 Ford Fusion S 2.3L air bags VIN: 3FAHP06Z98
Thank you to all that replied.You guys are great you nailed it.The used seat the body shop put in looked like the right one.But the part numbers off the ocm module was off by 1 digit.The weird thing was it would not accept the new restraint module that was the...
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