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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L Stall VIN: 1FTWW31P75
This truck came in for a Start/Stall issue. Customer stated that he pulled in his driveway and let the truck run for about 10 minutes while he went in the house. When he came out, the truck had stalled and he couldn't get it running again. It will start with a... Trouble codes: P2284 (ICP circuit range performance), P2285 (ICP circuit low)
2006 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP53U76
I had this car come in 2 months ago. It was towed in because it died going down the road. Pulled codes, had ecu failure code. Replaced PCM and programmed. Started and ran fine. Here it is towed back in 2 months later and has the same 2 codes. If I run a koeo t... Trouble codes: B1342, B1601
2014 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Differential VIN: 1ZVBP8FF2E
I replaced the ring & pinion with a 3.73. When I try to reflash it ask for reflector ratio. What is the correct ratio? 729-779

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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FDWF37F1Y
Engine slowly started to run better and a lot less smoke in affected rpm range (ran cleaner). I am not pushing BG, but another local shop said they ran some of the BG cleaner (2 step)diesel cleaner thru the engine and it helped a lot with smoking. I think it r...
2011 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.7L oil in coolant VIN: 1FT8W3BT2B
Thanks to all who offered advise it is greatly appreciated. Looks like this one is fixed. The problem was internal leakage in the turbo between oiling circuit and cooling circuit. Now to get all the oil residue out of the cooling system :)
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