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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Drive-axles VIN: 1FTSX31P04
Hi, this truck has a low speed 10-30mph growl noise in front. Only in 4wd with hubs locked, (in 2wd no noise) on slight turning and slight acceleration you hear an additional rotational thumping noise...than as you drive a growl noise. low speed lugging brings...
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTPX14575
this car is a no start cranks ok. it was towed in no start. found left timing change came apart. so I replaced motor with a reman. I have injector pulse and fuel pressure no spark. I ohmn all wires to ecm from just about every sensor. check all power and groun... Trouble codes: P1288
2008 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDXW47RX8
Alright ford diesel techs bear with me new to diesel world. Vehicle brought in on truck. Complaint is excessive smoke and misfiring. Quick visual inspection showed that crankcase was overfull and looks like fuel is getting mixed in the oil. Used scan tool and... Trouble codes: P006B, P0234 (Turbocharged engine overboost condition), P0684 (Glow plug control module to pcm), P2452 (Dpf pressure sensor circuit a), P0266 (Cylinder 2 contribution/ balance fault), P0302 (Cylinder 2 misfire detected)
2009 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX14V09
Getting codes P0130 and P0150 upstream oxygen sensor codes from KOER test and on roadtest. There is not the usual upstream oxygen sensor voltage PID to monitor. What I got on my Maxidas at idle was -211uA and -316uA for the front sensors. From the reading I've... Trouble codes: P0130 (Oxygen sensor circuit B1S1), P0150
2010 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Unknown VIN: 1FTEW1C8XA
Hello again to everyone. I am trying to help my Napa store manager out with his "keep you awake @55mph" Ford F150. He bought this truck used and it has a serious vibration coming from the rear of truck. Worse when cold. The dealer he bought it from replaced ax...
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...

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2006 Ford Fusion SE 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 3FAFP07ZX6
I was unable to get vehicle back in for further testing. Below are the suggested things to check from Techs that replied,,, Kenneth from California Nov 15, 2014 9:06:26 AM Sounds as though the knock sensor is hearing a noise that is being interpreted as de...
2009 Ford Flex SEL 3.5L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDK52CX9
Further testing on effected system with a better understanding from 1 or more replies, led me to a defective VCT actuator. Replaced and both bank 1 and 2 cams are equal with closed loop operation. Thank you to those who helped and that gave advice. Merry Ch... Trouble codes: P0020 (VCT Bank 2 Cam actuator solenoid open circuit).
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