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1969 Ford Mustang 5.0L Steering VIN: 9F01F16073
Transmission had multiple leaks from every possible spot it could leak. That is repaired. Customers other complaint is sloppy steering. Steering control valve has a lot of play but I am hearing this is normal. You can drive the vehicle and the steering wheel m...
2000 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FAFP40X5Y
Car came into shop with compalint that when she starts it up in morning or after it sits for couple hrs that it wont idle right or go. When u try to give it gas it just like it shuts off pops and then after a min it goes on and goes like it suppose to. Check f...
2001 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L 2-3 Shift VIN: 1FTNE24L91
What's Shaking Guys!? Dealing with a transmission issue here for a very good customer. Transmission issues arent something we really get into here but id like to help my customer out so im calling upon you gentlemen for some assistance. The customer reports &...
2003 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L clutch cable VIN: 1FAFP42X73
Had this mustang in about a month ago. Came in with a broken clutch cable and collapsed release bearing. Replaced clutch and cable, system functioned fine so gave car back to customer. Vehicle came back this morning with the complaint of not being able to dise...
2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Stall VIN: 1FAFP53U85
Hey fellow tech's,i am looking for a little direction on this one.The car starts,runs fine,drives great.The problem is,when you back up and stop,go directly to drive,it will stall,It is an itermittent issue,that appears to get worse when at temp.The fuel trims...
2009 Ford F-350 Super Duty FX4 6.4L ac copressor VIN: 1FTWW31R49
ac was workin fine but lost all freon.i vaced and loaded but had to jump compressor to fill w/freon.system is cold and good readings but compressor won`t kick in normally.got voltage at low press. switch,hi press. switch has voltage when runin on three wires,o...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1993 Ford F-350 XL 5.8L Brake Pedal VIN: 2FTJW36H7P
Well it is given back to the customer. The truck does have a dual diaphragm booster. It gives it a false poor brake pedal feel while in the bay. I didn't drive it after the replacement master cylinder. The pedal felt as bad in the bay as it did with the bad ma...
1995 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L motor, fuel VIN: 1FDJF37F7S
Didn't get to fix anything. I didn't know I just had oneupdate to use. I opened a post on the technical fourm. I still need help. Thanks.
1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L windshield wipers VIN: 1FTRX17WXX
had replaced the multifunction switch with a motocraft oem and still had the problem, did check the gem module and it was operating fine with no water intrusion or obvious signs of problem. replaced the multifunction switch again and found the switch was the p...
1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53U9X
ok guys first thanks for all your wonderful help. i appriciate it. now on to the fix. they heads were pulled due to leaking valves, so the head gasket and all associated parts were replaced. that fixed main problem. now that little miss that drove me insan... Trouble codes: P0302.
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNX21F02
The fuel pump sock inside the tank was plugged with dirt. They had a aux fuel tank in the box of the truck with no filter in between. Trouble codes: P0284.
2003 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire
customer picked up truck to get 2nd opinion, this is a chain motor, MAF was at 7gs 1200 rpm, I may have miss the PCV problem , did run propane around the intake[and carb cleaner] did not find any leaks, did not hear any,and checked crank vacuum,was normal,did ... Trouble codes: P2195.
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Phaser VIN: 1FTPX04576
Thanks everyone for your input. We talked to the customer and explained the situation. He decided to put in the VCT solenoids as per the Ford TSB, even though the oil pressure is low. We ran the truck and it seemed slightly better. The rattling noise at the...
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