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1990 Ford F-250 Custom 7.5L Starter/Alternator VIN: 1FTHX26G6L
Customer had vehicle towed to my shop. He had tried to charge the batter when it was dead, but hooked up the charger backwards (pos to neg, neg to pos) and left it on for 72 hours. He replaced the battery with a used one, and the alternator (NAPA Reman). He ...
1999 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDXE40F2X
The check engine light goes on and off and the bus runs rough and lacks power. when it warms up it runs a little better but not good. It also smokes blue on acceleration when it is warm. The The engine cranks well and evenly. I am leaning toward #3 and #5 inje... Trouble codes: P1316, P1273, P1275, P0640, P0471
2000 Ford Escort LX 2.0L code p0750
hello all,i am in need o help.i have a 2000 escot with a f4eat transmission. i rebuilt tranny after the speed sensor was stuck in tranny worked fine before all the work.after rebuild it has no second or fourth gear.has code p0750.replaced all solenoids...
2002 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L blower motor VIN: 1FTNE24L72
came in complaint blower works sometimes the day it was in shop worked fine replace resistor and motor took van and later was doing the same thing .was stated that when brakes are hit works some times and sometimes goes off
2003 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTYR15EX3
P2198 keeps popping up and engine has rough idle. Replaced all o2 sensors, intake, and many other parts with new engine. Fuel pressure at 62 psi, no vacum leaks found. Pulling hair out on this one. Help!!! Trouble codes: P2198 (B2s1 oxygen sensor rich)
2006 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L Parking aid VIN: 1FMYU94106
Hello everyone, I hope this message finds you well. I have an elderly customer who owns this 2006 Escape and relies heavily on the parking assist/aid beepers when reversing. The system does not beep or indicate obstructions when reversing anymore. I checked he...
2006 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEU74E06
customer overheated on highway after t-stat housing ruptured, drove for another ten minutes of so untill it overheats (dumb ass) he changes the housing, stat, and coolant temp sensor, then sees it's misfiring, brings it to us. Found wires to be arcing out when... Trouble codes: P0316 (miss on startup), P0301 (miss cyl 1), P0306 (miss cyl 6)
2006 Ford Fusion SE 3.0L compressor VIN: 3FAFP07116
ok, so this 2006 ford fusion came in with a complaint of a/c bowing warm even when charged. so i pulled all the R134-A out of the system, and it only had .51 pounds. I put the correct amount of 1.31 pounds in it, and still no engagement of the clutch. So then ...
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWW23P76
Hi- I've got this 6.0l with a high pressure oil leak, air tested hpop thru ipr valve with special fitting, can hear air leaking in crankcase. removed valve covers- has updated standpipes and dummy plugs, nothing leaking in top end, can still hear air in crankc... Trouble codes: P2290, P2291

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1996 Ford Ranger Splash 4.0L Speedometer VIN: 1FTCR10X7T
I never did nail this one down, the end. There's got to be something i missed but tome its money and too much was spent on this one. I want to thank everyone for the good info on this system, Michael [...]'m particular for the diagrams, also Fred and Jaret...
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNX21P34
This truck has a Ford high idle controller, which means the engine time might be 13,000 hours or more. Time for an engine, but I told the customer, to take the loss and junk this truck, only because of the engine. Josh is right. Trouble codes: P0269, P0603.
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