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1966 Ford Mustang 4.7L Misfire
Group we installed a 5 speed trans and rebuilt motor in this car several months back. Came in with a misfire complaint and I found number 8 has no fire. I checked and wire had low resistance and plug looked good. I have no fire out of distributor cap on that c...
2001 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L speedometer VIN: 1FTRW08L31
I have a ford f150 that blew out a spark plug, and the customer decided to drive to the shop instead of pay a tow bill. He didn't make it. The coil shorted on the block and fried the pcm. I replaced and programed in a reman computer. Now i have no speed signal...
2003 Ford E-450 Super Duty Custom 6.8L Belt VIN: 1FDXE45S83
Ok guys could really use help i have this e450 that was made into a bus by federal it has 2 a/c compressors ive called federal and they said they have sold that division off .they told me the company is now acc climate control i called them with no help all i ...
2003 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Differential VIN: 1FMCU93153
backing up with wheels turned on either side front wheels will lock , put rear wheels in the air they turn free ,front wheels in the air don't turn on either side is not the brakes because as you start lifting the front of the truck you can see the tire turn s...
2006 Ford Five Hundred Limited 3.0L abs VIN: 1FAHP28116
This fuse #19 controls power to four modules and the rss. I am not a good electrical tech so if some one can point me in a good direction to start, i will appreciate it. Thanks in advance for all your time and help.
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSW21P16
Truck came in last week with complaint that it was slow to accelerate and MIL on. Another tech at our shop found the egr valve plugged up with carbon and replaced. Also replaced the fuel filters and the air filter and cleaned MAF. Reset KAM and seemed to be fi... Trouble codes: P0299, P1408 (Egr flow out of range), P2263 (Turbo boost system performance)
2007 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 5.4L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FTSX21537
Thanks to all of you ahead of time.the problem is that you cant snap the throttle or it falls on its face & pops back like lack of fuel, sometimes stalls even after you let off, does this in park or in gear.can be driven down the road & acts normally as long a...
2012 Ford Transit Connect XL 2.0L All circuits VIN: NM0LS6AN4C
Vehicle has very intermittent stall condition. When the problem occurs, there are no dash lights and the key does nothing. Removed electrical part of ignition switch to manually operate, but vehicle wasn't stalling at the time and wiggling the harness and sw...
1994 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1LNLM81W1R
Alright looking for insight please. Thanks in advance for any help. This Lincoln came in with a no power/backfire rough idle complaint. Did some looking, had spark, fuel pressures were right in the safe zone 40 KOEO around 36 KOER. Unplugged the MAF after look...
2004 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5LMFU28R34
Truck originally came in with p0171 & p0174. I found it only had 20 pounds fuel pressure with no rise vacuum unplugged.Replaced pump, pressure regulator and upper and lower intake gaskets.Now has p0174 with close to 10-12% fuel trims on bank 2 and under thrott... Trouble codes: P0174 (Lean bank 2)
1993 Mercury Cougar XR-7 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1MEPM6243P
Thanks for taking the time to help me out. This car came in cutting in & out at cruise, and rough idle that developed very quickly over the course of one day. We changed the spark plugs and the problem was gone...for 1 day. The problem came back in the form of...
2005 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Gauges VIN: 2MEFM75W75
when driving dash warning lights will come on and volt gauge will peg max customer said temp gauge went max. the power steering wont loose all assist but will get harder than normal and the hvac system completely quits and screen goes blank.

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1969 Ford Thunderbird 7.0L Mechanical
First I would like to say thank you to all that replied. The drier was the problem it must have some blockage or something in it. We installed a new and check the lines they were fine. Its back to blowing nice and cold. again thanks for the help
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Noise VIN: 1FTNW21P94
Lots of information on this issue but nothing absolutely conclusive. Most replies stated that almost all of the trucks do it to one degree or another. Early turbos had tighter tolerances and were more prone to sticking. One poster stated that later calibration...
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on
I would like to thank everyone the helped with there info sorry for the delay update. The pcm was the problem caused by the after market coils that burned out a few of the drivers that supply ground to the coils. The truck is runing great with the OE coils & n... Trouble codes: P0351 (p0354-), P0354 (p0355-), P0355 (p0356-), P0356 (p0358-), P0358.
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L long crank VIN: 1FTSF20P55
I thank you very much to all that reply,i struggle i bunch trying to figure out this issue,i started from scratch i made sure i had base oil by removing the oil filter and watching the oil level rised while cranking the engine which is ok,and then i pressurize... Trouble codes: P2291.
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