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2002 Ford Focus SVT 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 3FAHP39502
I Need Help. we've had the trans out 3 times, installed a new engine rear main seal, clutch kit, & slave with new seals & the leak appears to be coming from the slave-leaking trans fluid. The first slave seal was rough so we put a new slave & seal in, added dy...
2007 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L starter VIN: 1FTPX14V27
Hello fellow Techs, This truck came in with a starter condition that when cranking, would make a "grinding" noise. I performed a voltage drop test on the battery and starter with good condition results. Very low voltage drop, (0.07) while cranking. I also ran ...
2011 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.7L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FD8W3FT4B
Hey guys need some help with this one came in with a intermittent stating problem and check engine light on replaced bad batteries haven't seen any starting problem since the problem is in the EGT system code P2031 scan data looks good test drove the temp got ... Trouble codes: P249A, P2031, P068E
2011 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.2L windshield wipers VIN: 1FT7X2B6XB
Customer stated the windshield wipers intermittently operate without the switch being on however it only occurs when you have just turned it back off after using the wipers. This truck has the "steering column module" as Ford describes it which will not give m...

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2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L MIL Lamp on, Runs fine VIN: 1FAFP55UXY
Thanks for all the tips and help. After going back through all diagnosis steps for both codes and scoping IAC circuit and operation. I came back to the same conclusion bad PCM. I don't have access to an IDS to program a replacement PCM, so I opted to buy one t... Trouble codes: P1504 (idle air control circut malfuction), P1460 (wide open throlle A/C cutout circut).
2003 Ford Excursion XLT 5.4L pressure readings VIN: 1FMNU40L63
thanks to everyone who responded to my help request. This SUV had multiple problems. This is a quote from Clay form North Carolina " the recirc door isn't closing. your pressure readings are reflecting that heat is being drawn from system and fan operat...
2007 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3L power steering VIN: 1FMCU59H67
Thank you for your responses, I tested the motor and it was shorted to ground. the wires are led from the gear to the power steering control module. I replaced the module and presto. fixed! no programming necessary !
2011 Ford E-250 4.6L overdrive VIN: 1FTNE2EW6B
It turned out to be an internal problem in the trans. I spoke with one of the R&R guys who works for him and he said they pulled the trans back out, went thru it again, and now it was working fine. I haven't been able to talk with the actual builder to see w...
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