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1994 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.9L engine VIN: 1FTEE14Y2R
Customer states the vehicle cut off while driving and would not restart. No spark and no injector pulse condition was verified. ICM tested good. PCM tested good. I replaced the hall effect sensor in the distributor because the PIP waveform was good but ranged...
1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L read post VIN: 1FMDU34E4V
I installed a used engine. The used engine did not have an oil level sensor like the one I removed. Also, the alternator connector was part of the engine harness on the used engine. It was part of the body harness on the original truck. After installing, engin...
2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L b1884 b1871 VIN: 1FTRX17W6Y
Customer bought this truck with the airbag light on. Doesn't seem to have been in an accident. Has light code 25 and body codes B1884 and B1871, both related to the passenger side airbag switch. This truck doesn't appear to have a passenger side switch. I remo...

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2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L inop VIN: 1FAFP55203
the problem turned out to be the connector at cluster. I bent up the ground terminal slightly and brushed some contact enhancer on both sides, works fine now
2003 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Differential VIN: 1FMCU93153
ok i have not fix the truck but we know that the problems are inside the transmission cust, admits towing the truck with rear wheels on the ground half a mile later wheels locked tires dragging flat bed came to their rescue. too late damage to the trans alrea...
2012 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Misfire VIN: 1FAHP3F29C
I did not repair this vehicle, but what I did find out was that the motor in this vehicle was swapped because the original one had a timing issue. The owner has no history on the present motor. I decided to release the vehicle, owner said he will bring a tech ...
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