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2001 Ford Mustang 3.8L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FAFP404X1
Vehicle brought in for an overheat condition. Electric cooling fan works. Passed combustion test. (No rough idle, no smoke, no build-up of backpressure in cooling system.) Appeared had a flow issue, began with replacing OE thermostat. No difference. Suspected ...
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Door ajar light, door locks, dome lamps, Key chime VIN: 1FTNX21F82
Customer originally brought in truck for oil pan replacement. I did not drive truck beforehand except to bring into the shop. Removed engine and replaced pan (To remove these I remove core support and lift front of cab approx. 2"). Reassembled truck and all we...
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Unknown VIN: 1FTPX14545
Well I'm losing what little hair I have left over this truck. This truck came in with a burned up compressor clutch. Replaced the compressor and the orifice tube. The AC worked great for a couple of days. The truck came back with the AC not cooling. I noticed ...
2005 Ford Five Hundred Limited 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAHP25145
This car come in with ALL the dash light on. Found NO communication at the DLC - the OBD 2 connector have power at pin 16 and gound at pin 4 and 5. I know their is a TSB about ICP going bad, BUT when I disconnect the Instrument Cluster and I still CAN NOT comm...

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2007 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L engine oil presure VIN: 1FTPX14V97
Thank you all for responding but I was hoping for a fix of the fluctuating oil pressure which would then stabilize the oil pressure at a higher base pressure then the phasers would not flap back & forth. So The verdict is in & she is getting an engine.
2008 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.4L Split Radiator VIN: 1FDAF56R68
Installed new radiator, r&r thermostats(old ones were updated already however I changed them due to rubber coming off dampner plates). Removed degas bottle hoses and verified no restriction in venturi tee nor other connections. Test run engine to check for c...
2008 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTPW14528
Thank you for taking the time to respond to my post. The responses varied from doing more testing to replacing parts to replacing the engine. (I suggest reading the posts for more detail) I had a talk with my customer and he is going to trade the truck whil... Trouble codes: P0022 (Intake cam position timing over retarded bank 2), P0316 (Engine missfire on startup).
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