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1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTHX26F7V
I fix lots of powerstrokes and am very familiar with how the high pressure oil fuel injection system and related electrical works - so feel free to be specific and technical with abbreviations and such. The truck was brought in for stalling and rough running c...
2001 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L engine VIN: 1FTZR15E31
After a month of driving the customer returns with a hole in the right side valve cover. We used carquest timing kit. He said he heard no noise and the engine runs fine.
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 Freestyle SEL 3.0L Transmission Noise VIN: 1FMZK02165
Have a 2005 Freestyle with CVT transmission in shop with a noise inside the transmission. It sounds like a much muted gears grinding noise. I read on IATN of the input shaft breaking, but this one will apply drive through the axles. The engine will barely idl...
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 E-450 Super Duty 6.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 1FDXE45S69
I have very rough idle & low power when cold. runs ok when warmed up. Code p06b8 is set as a hard code, scan data shows LTFT & STFT at 0% at all times. I have re-flashed the CNG program to the pcm with no improvement, I.m leaning toward the PCM. any help with ... Trouble codes: P06B8
2011 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Actuator VIN: 1FTFW1EF8B
The customer complaint was originally air diversion was stuck on dash outlets. Through testing, my tech found a faulty mode actuator and replaced it. The HVAC module wouldn't perform an initialization sweep so we also replaced the module as well. Now we can cy...
2003 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L Stall VIN: 4M2DU86W43
Hello fellow techs I have a weird problem that is kicking my butt.The customer had a stalling problem at stops so he replaced the iac valve.That appeared to fix the problem for about a month.At that point a new symptom surfaced.When driving the vehicle above 1...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTPX14575
sometimes I don't understand things. I scope the crank sensor it looked good. just to make sure I scope another fi50. same year. pattern looked same on both trucks. so just for the hell of it. I threw a new crank sensor in it. already had a new one. it started... Trouble codes: P1288.
2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.4L Turbo/Exhaust VIN: 1FTWW31R78
Found back 2 bolts drivers side exhaust manifold broken causing noise.
2001 Lincoln Town Car Cartier 4.6L speedo VIN: 1LNHM83W31
Many thanks to the techs that replied.I checked the abs mod and all wiring,test drove car with scan tool and had good vss signal.Called owner to get okat to send dash out for repairs
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