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1996 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Charging VIN: 1FALP42X1T
Hello. I am working on a 1996 Mustang with the 4.6 engine. Having charging trouble. The alternator is not charging. Replaced with a new one but it is still not charging. After doing some research I found that the green wire with a red stripe is part of the bat...
2001 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Unknown VIN: 1FMYU70EX1
hello techs. this explorer sport has a grinding noise coming fron the transfer case when i put it into reverse or drive it grinds metal to metal speedometer moves around ten miles an hour, the problem is intermitant i was able to test drive trans. shifted ok t...
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L lower intake VIN: 1FTRF12W46
customer called up with this strange story, starter quit, he removes the starter but its getting late so he puts it back on{?}, he tries to start it again and there is a loud BOOM.Now coolant is leaking out.Tows it in, the lower plastic part of the intake is e...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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2001 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L Gets Hot VIN: 1FAFP38351
wow sorry guys that it took so long to close but we have been busy yes I fixed it I did the thermostat housing and hoses first still got hot and fans were running so I figured the rad was plugged up like the heater core so I changed that still had the problem ...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FTNX21L13
Thanks for all the info I ended up flushing the transmission and adding some Lucas and it's been fine since.
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSW31P34
First of all THANK YOU to the guys who took time to reply! The fix turns out to be the wires that I triple checked. The L power feed wire between the relay panel and the ficm was losing voltage in the disconnect plug at the left side of the engine. My test dev... Trouble codes: P0611 (FICM failure).
2010 Ford Focus SEL 2.0L tpms VIN: 1FAHP3HN0A
Thanks to fred and frank. Tool worked fine with focus. Had to hold it right by the stem. Thought sensor was 180 degrees from stem on fords with the strap. Tool didn't work there so I put it on the stem and got the horn to beep. dave
2013 Ford Escape SEL 2.0L Maintenance Required Indicator VIN: 1FMCU9H98D
Greetings! 2 good ideas received: Mike [...] suggested removing any floor mat as a heavy duty mat may interfere with the gas pedal going sufficiently to the floor. Ot...
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