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1996 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Mechanical VIN: 1FALP42X1T
I just finished installing a new 4.6 engine on this 1996 Ford Mustang. Engine runs perfect but I am getting a bad vibration from the clutch area that vibrates the entire vehicle. I can look through the inspection hole with the engine running and see the fork, ...
2008 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Timing chain VIN: 1FTPW14V98
We are doing our first timing chain kit on a 5.4 engine. One of the plastic guides broke and jumped time, and we don't have the tool to pull the cam followers yet. Can we set the crank key at 12:00 and do it with them still in there? All data shows pulling pha...

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1995 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FALP62WXS
Well this will be the last unserviced vehicle I ever accept into our shop again. We finaaly zeroed in on the 'multiple' problems that were compounding the situation and now the vehicle runs like a new vehicle. The combination of problems were: CAM and Crank Se... Trouble codes: 1407 (EGR no vacume/flow).
1996 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Charging VIN: 1FALP42X1T
Ran a new key on power source to both wires going in to the alternator.
2007 Ford Freestyle SEL 3.0L Transmission VIN: 1FMDK02177
38K used tranny is back in and vehicle is running good. Thanks to all of you who took the time to reply. Seems parts for this thing are a bit on the high side and customer wanted to get it done dependably for less. So the used trans was his best option.
2008 Ford Expedition King Ranch 5.4L valve train VIN: 1FMFK18568
Thank you for telling me to remove the belt. It turned out to be the grooved idler pulley near the power steering pump. For future reference, a noise exactly like a air filled power steering pump, it may be a pulley. Again, Thanks
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