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2003 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L monitors won't run VIN: 1FMPU16W43
Cleared codes, needs smog. No codes except p1000. Trying to run and complete ho2s and cat monitors. EGR is complete, followed driving instructions I got from all data. Start from cold and make sure temp rises above 170f. drive 40 5 mintues, drive 45 to 65 10 m... Trouble codes: P1000
2004 Ford Explorer NBX 4.0L ignition switch VIN: 1FMZU73E04
I replace the elec. potion of the ignition switch because, it was holding the key from coming out of the ign. when I unplug the elec. conn. from the switch the key comes out, ford said there were four part num. changes on that switch, indicating they had a pro...
2007 Ford Fusion SE 2.3L 3-4 shift VIN: 3FAHP07Z77
hello, and thanks for any help on this one. i work alongside a transmission shop, and am trying desperately to help solve this one. vehicle initially came in for a "neutrals while driving" issue. first, it was sent to ford for a new tcm(i am not sure why, but ...
2007 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Stall VIN: 2FAFP71WX7
Vehicle has been dying intermittently at idle speeds. No codes present. All data pids look normal. Found fault happens when pcm commands purge. Replaced purge valve and fault still occurs. Check for proper vent operation and no problems found. Fuel level about...
2008 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L Monitors VIN: 1FTRF12W78
Vehicle has been rejected by state emissions test site for un-run monitors.Check power feeds and grounds at PCM and all are normal.Test drive vehicle and several monitors run normally.Once key is cycled all monitors reset even though keep alive power to PCM ha...
2010 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Right cylinder head VIN: 1FTFW1EV8A
Hi, do any of you ford techs know if i can pull the right cylinder head off this 5.4 liter while still in the truck? I need to replace #1 exhaust valve! If so, is there anything you can suggest for a smooth repair? Thanks
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 Explorer XLT 3.5L speaker VIN: 1FMHK8D84B
Thanks for reading this guys... I have a sweet '11 Explorer XLT 4x4, after a bump or sharp turn or sometimes random not exactly sure of any of the 3 scenarios. after driving for maybe only 5 minutes, you (most times) get a buzzing sound in the right front spe...
2006 Lincoln LS Sport 3.9L Engine VIN: 1LNFM87A66
This customer is a close friend of mine. He brought me the car to have repaired after he became fed up with the used car lot from where he purchased the car. There is no loss in performance but the vehicle exhibits a pending p0012 camshaft over advanced code ...

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2001 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Unknown VIN: 1FMYU70EX1
after rebuilding the transfercase intermitant problem would get stuck in 4 wheel low and hi, no communication with transfercase controll module, replaced module its working good now,all is ok thanks for the advise.
2010 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDFE4FP5A
thank you all for your help, I put in a estimate to replace oil and EGR cooler, and new valve, and will decide on clean or replace intake if I get ok to repair. this is a federally funded fleet, so it may take weeks for approval. I do believe that chunks of ca... Trouble codes: P1335 (Egr valve-closed voltage/position out of range).
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