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1993 Ford Probe GT 2.5L Clutch VIN: 1ZVCT22BXP
Vehicle came in for clutch does not pop back up and will not shift into gear when start up. Check and found both clutch master and clutch slave cylinder leaks. Replace both cylinder and bled really good. Now have some pressure but still did not come back up al...
2005 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L No power VIN: 1FMCU93185
Ok here we go got this thing in its a friend of mine from pool league for an exhaust leak rear manifold leaking pulled it manifold was cracked cat looked good no melting or broken up welded up manifold and put back in finishing up job customer calls to check o...
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTPW14506
customer brought vehicle to our shop complaining of misfire and occasional bad 'bucking' under acceleration. wanted a tune up. we checked for code and none were found. vehicle also had not completed drive cycle. we test drove vehicle but only noticed misfire a...
2008 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L intermittent heat VIN: 1FMCU94178
Thi one is making my Friday very frustrating!!!Customer says his heater works for ten munites,then goes cold.Concern verified after ten hour cool down.I have commanded the blend door several times and it operates as it should.As soon as I disconnect the scanne...
2008 Ford E-150 4.6L Mechanical VIN: 1FTNE14W28
I got the van to my shop and pulled all the plugs did compression test all with in 8 % 150 psi.looked at the num 8 Cly plug didn't see any anti freeze on the plug or in the Cly so I blew the Clys .with compressed shop air and closed all valves didn't see any a...
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.4L Dpf VIN: 1FTSW21R38
Truck is setting P2002 Particulate filter efficiency code. No other codes. Truck does not go into a limp mode, but will set this code after about 15miles of driving.
2009 Ford Flex Limited 3.5L flexplate VIN: 2FMEK63C69
Need some Ford tech insight once again. Put a flex plate in this Flex just over 2 months ago because it was making a slight noise on acceleration. Diagnosed it as flex plate...took it out and had hairline cracks coming out from the mounting surface where it me...

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1998 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 6.8L Reservior VIN: 1FDXE40S8W
Thanks for all your suggestions. I put a new coolant bottle on, and refilled with antifreeze and distilled water. (I only ever use distilled because our water is SO bad here. It rusts things in no time at all, huge rust problems when my customers have a leak a...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L Cuts out, Misfire
Spot on again on the camshaft sensor. Went with grey motorcraft part this time. part #F7TZ-12K073-B running smoother than ever, no more cut outs, hiccups, or misses. Thanks again!
2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Power steering pump VIN: 1FAFP55U02
Thanks to everyone who replied to this post. This is a case of "Wisdom may be found in the counsel of many" and "show me". Before I posted here, I consulted the TechHelp forum for similar issues. I found many posts which said the power steering rack wou...
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