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1986 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L Alternator VIN: 1FTHF26L7G
Hello all, I am trying to convert a high amperage 1996 motorcraft alternator to a 1986. Both F-250's with 7.5L's. I am getting confused with both Alldata and Mitchell's wiring diagrams. What is supposed to connect to the smaller one wire plug in on the 1996 a...
1993 Ford F-350 XLT 7.3L shifting
first we had a flashing overdrive light. replaced and adjusted fipl no more light flashing. trans still shifts harsh and late, no change. had a code for the mlps also, we replaced it with no change in shifting but no more codes. were at the point where theres ...
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 &...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L Noise, o2 sensor code VIN: 1FMZU73W42
I hope this is ok here (full disclosure), this is my own vehicle. I couldn't pass it up. 2002 4.6 4x4 Explorer with leather and third row seat with only 114,000 miles and sharp looking. Have very little experience with Ford cars and trucks. Check engine light ...
2005 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP56235
Car was towed to me as a crank with a no start. Customer states it had misfire/ignition coil codes and was running poorly. He replaced some coils, messed with the engine harness near the PCM and it quit running. During this time he replaced the fuel pump and f...
2009 Ford Flex SE 3.5L Misfire or Transmission Shutter VIN: 2FMDK53C69
This Flex has a problem that we can duplicate but we are unable to determine which system is affected. While under moderate acceleration the vehicle shakes like you are driving over rumble strips. It is very obvious when it happens. It occurs right after the s...
2002 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L Traction Control VIN: 2MEFM74WX2
Had both ABS and red brake warning light on at first. Replaced abs unit with a use one (have had good luck with the last 5 of these). Got communication back but traction control engages at about 10 miles an hour and both brake warning light and ABS light comes...

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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Surge VIN: 1FDWF37F42
I got it and just like most said it is a transmission issue,would never believe that a power supply issue to the transmission module would cause such poor power.I had no power on the red/yellow wire to module now I have to find out why but I am on the right tr...
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