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2005 Ford Freestyle SEL 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FMZK02155
Customer still complains that vehicle sometime will not start or starts but misfires and coughs and stalls. We suspect the throttle body because the graphs do not show a smooth response from either throttle position sensor. Ford Hotline took a look at the grap...
2009 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.4L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FDAF56R39
Greetings fellow Technicians. One day I will learn to stop installing Ford diesel engines. We installed a reman 6.4l Jasper unit 8k mi ago. The timing cover failed and the engine filled up with water. They continued to drive it and eventually took it to anothe... Trouble codes: P2291
2011 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L epass gear VIN: 1FTFW1EF9B
-Original Observation was hard steering/steering locked -original codes + "service steering" indication 1. U0428 invalid data from steering column control module 2. U 3000:96 SCCM internal failure 3. C1963 stability control inhibit warning - access SCCM vi...
2012 Ford Edge SEL 3.5L Cuts out VIN: 2FMDK4JC8C
Have a low mileage Ford Edge in the shop now and the customer complaint is it will not exceed 78mph. I checked for codes and found none. On the road test I can confirm that it will not accelerate past 78 mph. I tried up hills, down hills, manually shifting to ...
2001 Lincoln Town Car Cartier 4.6L speedo VIN: 1LNHM83W31
hi everyone i got this 2000 towncar that two other shops looked out,fuel guage and temp guage ok,speedo inop and check eng lite,abs,brake lite on at all times, i have a u1039 and p1502 I have checked charging system all fuses they were these cars have ...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSF21P85
Thank you to all twenty-one of you who responded. Many of you pointed out that a hot-no-restart is usually related to loss of high-pressure oil somewhere in the system - whether it be the riser tubes, STC fitting/connector, o-rings, or even an IPR with a ruptu...
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FTPW14V96
Sorry for the delay...both converters were plugged up. Replaced converters and the truck ran like new. I suspect previous misfires were the cause of the converter issue. Thanks for the help. Trouble codes: P0171.
2010 Ford Transit Connect XL 2.0L Timing chain VIN: NM0LS7AN1A
Thanks Jean, Davids and all others for helping. The tools for this job are Camshaft alignment plate tool 303-465 and crankshaft TDC timing peg tool 303-507, also my mechanic found out you have to line up crank pulley the right way (hole pointing 6 pm) for cran...
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