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1996 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L Starting VIN: 1FDJE37F2T
hi guys and gals I will go out and say that I am not very good with diesel engines. ok when I looked at fuel pressure some people were saying should be about 50 to 60 psi for best results. I only got about 40-45psi, when I do a volume test cranking I get 1/4 c...
2001 Ford Windstar 3.8L injector VIN: 2FTZA54411
Hello everyone. I messed up & need some advice. I installed a used engine in a 2001 Windstar. It had a dead miss on cylinder #1. had spark so i started to test the injector. When I did i accidentally applied ground to one of the injector wires with my power pr...
2004 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L No power VIN: 1FMDU74K14
Truck came in from local used car lot for service. Took on a test drive and didnt make it one mile had to be towed back in.check fuel presure and was 30 to 28 psi replace the fuel pump . Same thing no power and 30t028 psi on fuel pressure. Replace fuel driver ...
2004 Ford Freestar SES 3.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA57634
I am at a loss on this one. It came in with poor idle , surging & lean condition. Replaced pcv elbow & this took care of the surging & poor idle. Felt slight miss at idle but no misfire code. Replaced plugs due to oil burning. Ended up with code p0171. Intake ... Trouble codes: P0171
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L power loss VIN: 1FTRX12W06
customer complaints of power loss as if truck is being held back along with a slight noticeable trans shift deviation. Our test drive didn't reveal any issues however we are not able to drive at freeway speeds. there are no codes in computer systems. My concer...
2007 Ford Five Hundred SEL 3.0L Surge, Stall VIN: 1FAFP24187
Vehicle came in on hook and not idling. Engine would spin over. Observation found a hole, looked like it was burnt in the plastic intake phenum near the throttle, on top. Cover it up and it cranked and ran. Replaced intake phenum along with all plugs and two c...
2005 Mercury Montego Premier 3.0L Battery VIN: 1MEFM42195
Customer says battery goes dead.I found a 800 milliamp draw through the Electronic Auto Temp Control Module(EATC),even after it sits for over an hour.When this module is unhooked the draw goes down to 25 milliamps.The climate control system works OK,Scanner co...

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2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP55UX3
I am confident that this car is fixed. I think the syncronizer was off a tooth. I thought that initially but every time I tried to move it it was way off, probably 2 teeth. I have installed these many times before but they were already in time, so all I did wa... Trouble codes: P1336.
2012 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDXE4FS8C
There was no performance chip. Vehicle was taken to the dealer as it was still under warranty. Trouble codes: P0605 (pcm rom error).
1995 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1LNLM82W0S
Fuel pump was tested by different stores and tested fine every time; fuel pressure regulator showed the same results. Replaced IAC valve with an OEM unit and RPMs seem to go up and down smoother than before, it definitely helped; fuel trims also went down. C...
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