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1995 Ford Aerostar XLT 3.0L Steering wheel Shake VIN: 1FMCA11U9S
& of Course it's Mine.. Replaced *Everything*!! front brake related due to the miles & heat smoking pads.. When I get up to 55 MPH & Above the steering wheel Starts to shake.. I painted the rims Before the wheels were mounted & there is No indication of the ba...
2001 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53UX1
checked all fuses tested fuel signal at pump connector signal good code resets immediately fuel pressure drops filter is good checked fuel filter Trouble codes: P0193, P1233
2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Power steering pump VIN: 1FAFP55U02
Hi everyone. I have a weird one here. We had a customer come in with a deer impact which required the replacement of the hood, both fenders, front bumper, and radiator support. I test drove the vehicle BEFORE we did any repairs and everything worked normally. ...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L loss of power VIN: 1FTNW20P53
on long up hill pulls there will be a loss of boost. boost will drop to 10lbs with a loss of power.
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNX21P34
The truck has white smoke on acceleration. Misses heavily on #3 cylinder using cylinder balance test. All the other cylinders contribute. I disconnected the fuel injector on #3 still have white smoke. Disconnected the EGR valve still white smoke. Is the engine... Trouble codes: P0269, P0603
2005 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Fuel Gauge VIN: 1FMDU73E45
Fellow Iatn'ers This is a weird one (atleast to us)... This explorer came in with a CEL with codes P0463. The customer was just complaining about the CEL, but it was obvious the gauge was not working either. When you first turn key to on position, the gauge ...
2007 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L converter VIN: 1FTPW14V17
truck has light whine noise torrington bearing type sound. it starts around 20mph and will pitch with speed then go away as soon as lock up occurs.installed scan tool and controlled lock up and no noise while tcc is engaged but will come back as soon as it dis...
2009 Ford Focus SE 2.0L dash area VIN: 1FAHP35N99
with out having to remove heater box, does anyone know of where this could collect water or is this a heater core problem
2010 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L On High VIN: 1FMCV9DG5A
Cooling fan is on high after AC is turned on or when you unplug sensor on top off dryer. Cooling fan runs fine during normal engine operation until AC is turned on. Then it stays at high speed. Compressor does not cycle during this process and high side goes t...
2012 Ford Explorer Limited 3.5L battery VIN: 1FMHK7F81C
Vehicle came in with a complaint of having a slow crank with no start. They had to jump the vehicle and it drove fine. The next day the battery was completely dead, so they jumped the vehicle again and drove it to our shop. The battery was weak due to the low ...
2003 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L engine VIN: 4M2DU86W83
Has antifreeze coolant in oil. The head gaskets were previously replaced by unknown shop and this didn't fix the problem. I removed the engine and sent it to a re-builder. They didn't find any reason for the antifreeze to get into the oil. I re-installed the e...

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1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, low power VIN: 1FMEU18W9V
After much more testing and trial and error, we had a newer Expedition roll into the shop. I took the entire air filter housing and MAF assy and tried it on my vehicle. It greatly improved the baro and fuel trims on my vehicle. Although this didn't properly fi...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Wipers/Washer VIN: 1FTNX21L43
I appreciate all the replies on this one. Wish I could tell you what it was but my boss doesn't want me to spend anymore time on it. Theres a wiring issue for sure. Thanks again.
2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FAFP55S83
thanx for all the replies,I eventually exchanged part from another wrecked vehicle that we have and I was finally able to get the idle down enough so the vehicle would have good brakes,again thanx for all the replies,OTIS.
2004 Ford Taurus SES 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP55S44
This one still isn't resolved. aware that the fault isn't for evap leak. the update about the smoke machine was more for the benefit of seeing if the tank pressure sensor was able to read and was showing changes in pressure / vac. the lines to and from the ... Trouble codes: P0446 (Evap Emission control system vent control circut).
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Timing componets VIN: 1FTPX14505
I did replace the Doorman phasers with new Ford parts. I also did replace the timing chain tensioners with new ford parts. The noise is completely gone. I did not find any problems with the tensioners but since I had removed them I was not willing to chance no...
2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.4L No Start VIN: 1FTWW31R88
Thanks for all of your replies! After replacing the FRP sensor and harness, the truck has been starting every time. Not really sure if that was the problem, but it works now so everyone is happy. Thanks again for all of your help! Trouble codes: P2291 (Fuel pressure too low while cranking).
2003 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L pcm VIN: 1LNHM81W23
the ecu was BAD...replaced with new one car is running again
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