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1987 Ford F-250 Custom 7.5L No Start, No Spark VIN: 1FTHX26L8H
This one came in on the hook. Customer STEAM Cleaned the engine. Stated that it ran at first then started stalling and then finally no start. Checked for Spark at coil, None. Checked for B+ at coil, None. Removed coil wires from coil and tested for voltage, st...
1996 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.8L Power Steering VIN: 1FDEE14H2T
Vehicle power steering works, but pressure line vibrates slightly and rapidly, like 20 times a second, and is noisy. I have read several archives where there in air in the system causing these sysmptoms. There is little to no air in the system, although if yo...
2000 Ford Focus LX 2.0L lifter rattle VIN: 1FAFP33P4Y
Car came in with cylinder head gasket blown,replaced head with rebuilt,and timing belt kit. Engine had no dead cylinders or rattles when arrived at the shop. Lifters rattled bad with new head ,replaced lifters with old lifters and was quite as a mouse, 1000 mi...
2006 Ford Freestyle SE 3.0L fuel gage VIN: 1FMZK04196
We have an 06 freestyle that came in running rough with codes b1202 and p0463, fuel sender open or shorted to ground and fuel sender "a" high voltage. We followed the flow chart and replaced the driver module which cleared up the roughness, and both sending un...
2010 Ford Fusion SE 3.0L Unknown VIN: 3FAHP0HG9A
I hope someone has seen this before. Vehicle came in with a catastrophic failure of the A/C compressor, not only was the clutch toast, but the compressor failed internally as well. Lots of metal all over the dryer sock in the condenser and through out the line...
2012 Ford F-150 STX 3.7L No Start VIN: 1FTMF1CM4C
This vehicle was sent to me from another shop to replace a pcm they ordered from ford and flash it. Programing the new module was successful. Now i go into security to program the two keys and i get a message that says " note, unable to enter security access w...

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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L Surge VIN: 1FDNF20P03
Thanks for the reply's. The following was suggested; MAP sensor hose plugged-we checked it found it ok and replaced the map, EBP plugged-found it not plugged and we replaced the ebp, Turbo actuator bad- replaced it, egr valve problem- we replaced it. In additi... Trouble codes: P0046.
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWW31PX6
Well, I say with hesitation that this truck is fixed. We pulled it down one more time to double check all of the dummy plugs, injector o-rings, HPOP seals and down tubes. I may not have mentioned in the first request that we had replaced virtually every piece...
2007 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Front Brakes Dragging VIN: 1FMFU15587
Not sure what did it but we replaced the brake booster & master cylinder.. after numerous road tests we kept checking front brake temperatures. still running hot--(550-650 degrees after moderate braking session).Eventually replaced the front calipers again--(w...
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