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2000 Ford F-150 Lightning 5.4L serpentine belts VIN: 2FTZF0736Y
Hi a customer came in this morning to do a general lookover of a 2000 ford lighting, i've never worked on one, so i was wondering how to remove the crankshaft pulley to the supercharger to replace drive belt, alldata has no information on how to do it. Any hel...
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...
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Black Smoke VIN: 1FDWF36F62
Customers complaint is heavy black smoke under load. Vehicle is stock. Verified no aftermarket chip or programmer. Fuel pressure after pump is 65 psi. Fuel filter has been changed. There does not seem to be any loss of power. Under load I am seeing 14-15 psi o... Trouble codes: P0284 (Cylinder 8 contribution fault)
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTSX21576
After I replaced the spark plugs {only 2 of them had to be extracted} the engine misfired and will not set any codes. I removed all the plugs to check if I had cracked any and all were good. I then began pulling the coil connectors off one at time to identify ...
2008 Ford Escape XLS 2.3L steering angle sensor VIN: 1FMCU02Z68
Vehicle came in with intermitent steering assist and code b2278-steering torque sensor. This vehicle has electric steering assist. Cleared codes and road test and lost assist and set code again. Installed dorman steering angle sensor and cleared codes and star...
2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.4L down on power VIN: 1FTWW31R08
First off I'd like to say thank you to all who respond! This 6.4 diesel has a after market programmer and it is down on power customer claims it feels stock. I've checked for codes-none, the fuel pressure is tracking with desired fuel pressure (WOT 25,856.7 PS...

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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FDWF37P23
I forgot to mention in my original post that I had already performed the balloon test. But what I ended up doing was swapping #2 and #4 injectors and the miss moved to #4 so I went ahead and ordered another new injector and the truck is running great. I would... Trouble codes: P0266.
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L intake manifold VIN: 1FTPW14554
first of all thanks to everyone who takes the time to help. Sam from new jersey had the right answer for my problem, the vent hose for the pcv system was connected to te vacuum suply for evap system and viceversa from previous shop. After those hoses was conne...
2005 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.6L battery goes dead VIN: 1FMZU74W05
Thanks to everyone who replied all were great suggestions I found the problem under the carpeting on the passenger side of vehicle. wiring was burnt up there looks like someone spilled soda down there and it corroded and burned.
2006 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L seatbelt light / low fuel light VIN: 2MEHM75V86
first of all I appreciate the replies I recieved. when I first started testing I had already cleaned battery & connections also grounds near battery. I decided to replace possitive cable terminal end (multiple factory cables) & install new battery, I cleared ...
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