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1996 Ford F-250 XL 5.8L ignition system VIN: 1FTHX26H1T
Customer's concern occurred one morning when he went to start the truck and the engine has not started since. This truck is daily driven by the customer. The exhaust smells strongly of fuel after cranking the engine. The battery is weak due to cranking the eng...
1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Rear Brakes Locking Up VIN: 1FTYR14X9X
Hello, this truck has been tested and inspected by another repair shop. They recommended the proportioning valve be replaced for rear wheels locking. Owner brings truck to us and request replace proportioning valve. We replaced the proportioning valve. Blead t...
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Noise/vibration VIN: 3FTSW31F9Y
This 4X4 Ford has a noise/vibration at 60-70 MPH. It can be heard and felt while lightly accelerating at times and always on deceleration. It can be felt under your left foot. I saw that there are problems with the needle bearing in the front hubs so we pulled...
2001 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FDXW47Z11
hi all. I took this truck apart a month ago and have been fighting it ever since. it is a v-10 bi fuel f-450. a company from Canada called cmi did the cng conversion for ford. the customer came in for an exhaust leak. I found the manifold studs on the left hea...
2003 Ford Excursion Eddie Bauer 6.0L No Start
This Excursion came in as a no start. I monitored the ICP and found it to be at 350 psi. So we replaced the high pressure oil pump and IPR valve. After the repair the vehicle starts cold every time, however after it gets hot it will not start. We followed the ... Trouble codes: P132B
2009 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Harsh shift 3-4 VIN: 1FMCU03G39
I was just wondering if someone could chime in on this one. I have a 2009 Escape that really bangs hard into fourth gear. The trans fluid and level are ok. No codes present but have dtc P0983 Shift solenoid circuit high. The OD lamp does not flash when the pro...
2009 Lincoln MKZ 3.5L Brake bleeding VIN: 3LNHM28TX9
2009 Lincoln Mkz came in with a complaint of soft brake pedal. When depressing pedal you could feel slight tension at normal location would go quite a bit more down and the you could feel a good pedal and vehicle would stop. Replaced master cylinder and attemp...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Clutch VIN: 1FTNX21F1Y
Thank you all for your input, I did remove the trans as many of you had said to do and found broken clutch springs. Installed a new clutch kit along with a new flywheel and rear main seal. Thank you all again!
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