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1996 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FTHX25FXT
This truck has a misfire @ 1800-2000 rpm and up. Acts just like a gas engine with bad plug wire. Seems to be a couple cylinders. The IDM & injectors, wiring & v/c gaskets have been replaced. The customer says it started when fuel heater shorted & blew fuse. He...
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Clutch VIN: 1FTNX21F1Y
Customer drove vehicle in with the slave cylinder removed. They removed the slave because it was hard to engage into any gear. Remove old slave and installed a new one with no luck, prior to installing slave looked as best as possible inside bell housing of an...
2000 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L wheel bearing VIN: 3FAFP3135Y
Have heard about a lot of issues with the aftermarket wheel bearings for the Focus so I went ahead and ordered the OEM part. After pressing in the bearing and hub I find this has more play than the bearing I took out with 125K on it! And this is just moving t...
2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FAFP71W53
First off its a old taxi it has many more codes c1897 steering variableassist power steering ii (vaps)circuit fault u1026 scp data fault engine rpm b2293 restraint fault b2295 drivers side air bag fault all this started with a water pump replacenent i cleared ...
2004 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMYU92114
Hello, This 2004 Ford Escape came in on the hook. Crank - No start. We replaced all the coils and spark plugs and it started right up. BUT it has a misfire in Cyl 1 & 2 . Both Banks front cylinders. Has good compression. Swapped coils and injectors and still ...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L timing VIN: 1FTPX14524
Codes that were present before that include POO12, POO22, PO171, PO300, PO305, PO306, PO307, PO308, PO340, PO345, and PO356, that was before, now it idles rough once warmed up and it throws POO22, most of the time or PO171. I have pretty much rebuilt the front...
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSW21P76
I Have fixed many 6.0s but this one has me stumped. truck will start cold and run all day. BUT if you tow or get it real hot just foot to the floor driving it will not restart hot. first thing I done was pressure check high pressure oil system. I replaced inje... Trouble codes: P2290 (Icp too low)
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWW31PX6
Hi, and sorry in advance for the long post, but this truck has a long history. We bought this truck over a year ago from auction and it has had these same symptoms since purchase: Hard start after more than 15 minutes of running. Cranks for exactly 25 seconds ...
2012 Lincoln MKX 3.7L climate controled seat VIN: 2LMDJ8JKXC
Passager seat got wet dual climate controled seat module was replace along with seat harness , module was programmed with build as settings, i can make both seat motors run with the scanner but not with touch screen,I have no communications with heated steerin...

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2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Hi Pressure line VIN: 1FAHP53285
Thanks for all the suggestions. Looks like no easy fix. As most suggestions recommended penetration oil & heat (light) plus twisting is about the only method to remove pipe. That's what I'll have my tech try.
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