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1968 Ford Mustang 3.3L Mechanical VIN: 8T01710304
Vehicle came in with a blown head gasket. I pulled the head and sent off to get a valve job and resurfaced. Machine shop called and said the head was damaged beyond repair but that they could give us another head. The only difference is the carburetor bore (th...
2004 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L drivetrain VIN: 1FMDU73K24
I get a clunk noise when I turn the steering all the way one way and accelerate, it happens turning either way, feels like the truck is on ice even when on solid, hard, hot asphalt. It will clunk then the truck shakes like it has bad u-joints??? This only happ...
2005 Ford Mustang 4.0L vents VIN: 1ZVFT80N55
Hello to all, Have this 05 mustang that only blows out of vents. Will not go to floor or defrost. Sometimes when you try to go to different location you can hear a noise but not sure where it comes from and we cant repeat it often enough. Manual controls. Blow...
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)
2008 Ford Fusion SE 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAHP07118
Thanks for any help you can give. I hope someone has seen this problem before. Please read everything. This Fusion was towed to the shop with a complaint of running bad. It actually was a crank, no start when it got to the shop. Scanned for codes and found P... Trouble codes: P0351 (p0352-), P0352 (p0353-), P0353 (p0354-), P0354 (p0355-), P0355 (p0356-), P0356
2011 Ford Escape XLT 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FMCU9D73B
This escape was hit in the rear end. after the repairs the vehicle would cut out under acceleration and then cut back on. checked fuel pressure and it will drop down to almost 10psi when under a load/ accelerating. a new fuel pump was put it and the fuel pump ...

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1994 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FTCR10A1R
well also figured out if i unpluggde the fuel pump when hof it would start. so i rigged the system using an ignition feed and relay that was hot on\run only so the pump wouldnt run when cranking. no it isnt fixed right, but for a piece of junk from the auction...
1996 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.9L No Spark VIN: 1FTFE24Y0T
With all fuses triple checked, no power going into icm. Ran new power wire and problem is solved. Thank you for all of the awesome knowledge you guys shared!
2001 Ford Excursion XLT 6.8L Vehicle Speed Sensors VIN: 1FMNU40S31
yay I replaced the alternator and everything is running great
2005 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L drive line vibr VIN: 1FTRF12215
Thanks everybody for all the replies and helpful suggestions...the last thing we did to this vehicle was the rear axle seals and bearings on the rear axle..the problem has subsided but I don't think it is fixed all the way...customer declined any more work at ...
2005 Ford Freestar Limited 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA582X5
The customer may not come back to pursue this concern. Due to how much corrosion was at the computer connector and the different systems affected, everything points to the suggested bulkhead connector corrosion on the driver's side. Trouble codes: U1009 (Scp communication bus fault), U1027 (O2 2-2 high voltage), U1059 (Egr insufficient flow), U1262 (p0158-), P0158 (p0401-), P0401.
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