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1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Windows VIN: 1FMDU34E4V
Came in for rf window not working up or down.has been in for window problems previously(due to broken wires inside harness that goes from body to left front door).that is where i started looking repaired 2 broken wires there.i totally removed the door to make ...
2001 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L air ride VIN: 1MFMU18L91
Vehicle came in with rear end sitting on bump stops. checked codes found C1830 found compressor relay corroded off. Replaced replay and connector with new aftermarket part. Still have compessor inop. Performed pinpoint test for code. Flow chart lead to check r...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Variable cam timing VIN: 1FTPX14574
This is a vehicle a used car dealer bought at auction Didn't run when purchased. I got it running, but it runs rough, makes noise from timing cover area st times. I won't bore you with the details, but I've replaced the timing chains phasers, solenoids, and oi...
2004 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L steering box VIN: 1FDXW47P04
truck has no power steering when brakes are applied brakes stop fine when driving and steering is fine until you step on brake pedal I have replaced the pump and hydro boost and the 2 hoses that come off of booster
2008 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 6.4L Warning Light VIN: 1FTXW43R68
Vehicle came in with a battery light that comes on after about 30 seconds of running. Light stays on for about another 30 seconds, and goes out. A code "p163c secondary generator field" is set at that time. Verified all wiring according to flow chart, and re...
1995 Lincoln Continental Diamond Anniversary 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNLM97V3S
Hey gang, looking for a little guidance on this Lincoln. Was in 2 weeks ago for some minor maintenance, (brakes, ps. flush,) & was running fine. Had a check engine light on, owner said he wasn't interested in pursuing it, said it has been on a long time. Drive...

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2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L air leak VIN: 1FMZU73K83
I found the flap in the recirculation part of the heater/evaporator case had broken it's pivot point and was laying down across blower motor intake... This was allowing outside air to come directly into cabin just behind glove box.. Made for a COLD draft driv...
2004 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L Mechanical VIN: 1FTRW14W34
Thanks for Replies Problem was no oil pressure on right side of engine...Found plugged oil gallery on rear camshaft cap...A small piece of paper from oil filter,I presume ,.there was a statement about this under previous Fixes...After putting every thing bac...
2006 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FAFP53U56
Want to apologize for forgetting to close this post. We solved it by using a Ford IAC update kit, a trick we used back in the late '80's and early 90's on Fords that wouldn't maintain a steady idle. It is a little plate between the IAC and throttle body that l...
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