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1994 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FTCR11X4R
truck has no power at low speed better at upper end also back fires exhaust blew new muffler last time backfired have pulled exhaust and inspected for restiction cat had been gutted replaced muffler i can not get any codes i have replaced every sensor except i...
1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEX14H2T
Hello All, This one has me a little confused. I keep getting a code P0385 for crankshaft sensor B circuit failure, The problem is this truck doen't have a crankshaft sensor (misfire detection sensor) so the flow charts for this code on alldata is not correct.... Trouble codes: P0385 (Crank sensor B circuit malfunction)
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.8L compressor relay
compressor comes on for 10 seconds then kicks out and doesn't come on again unless the key is turned off then started back up. The relay is good but loses it's ground after 10 seconds and doesn't come back.
2001 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L engine compression VIN: 1FTYR14U51
Hi Ford techs, I got this Ranger 3.0 no start with low compression. Heads were checked and milled with new head gaskets. The cooling system now holds pressure with plugs out. Also I did a wet compression test with a slight increase in compression. There is no ...
2004 Ford Freestar SE 3.9L Compressor, pressure release valve VIN: 2FMZA51614
This van came in with the customer stating that he thought he blew an A/C line. I inspected and found oil all over the back of the compressor, so, thinking that the line O-Rings had blown out, I replaced them and recharged the system. After starting the vehicl...
2006 Ford Expedition King Ranch 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMPU17556
Hi fellow techs. I have this 3 valve 5.4 expedition that keeps setting a p0345 and p0349 immediately after start up. this veh. was purchased at an auction by a used car lot. they replace bank 2 sensor with no results. I have fixed several of these with phaser ... Trouble codes: P0345 (Cam sensor ckt bank 2), P0349 (camshaft sensor signal intermittant bank 2)
2008 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L Coolant VIN: 1FDXE45PX8
Hello everyone and thank you in advance for your help and expertise. I have a 6.0 L diesel that came in about 1000 miles ago with heavy oil in the coolant. No other running issues. Removed and replaced the engine oil cooler and flushed per the Ford TSB with si...
2011 Ford E-250 5.4L No 4th gear. VIN: 1FTNE2EL2B
This van neutrals when it goes into 4th gear. All other gears shift normal. It has code p0731 (gear 1 incorrect ratio) and p0732 (gear 2 incorrect ratio). We do not rebuild transmissions but we do install Jasper transmissions. What I want to know is if at this...

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2006 Ford Fusion SE 3.0L compressor VIN: 3FAFP07116
Thank you for all the replies. The fix was replacing the evaporator temperature sensor and replacing the a/c pressure sensor using a Ford sensor. After replacing these components all is well.
2008 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.8L No Start VIN: 1FD3E35S58
We do alot of programming and this is the first time I ever saw an instrument cluster act like this. It was an overcast day which helped in the repair of this vehicle. Even without the key in the ignition, because of it being somewhat dark outside, I noticed a... Trouble codes: P1260 (Theft detected vehicle immobilized).
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