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1990 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L Cuts out VIN: 1FTCR10A0L
Hello got this in as fill in work cuts changed engine replaced fuel pump drove for three days and quit. Started with crank no start. Co fuel press none changed pump Assy started ran like crap. Cust informed changed crank sensor took cover off timing belt was o...
1997 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L MIL Lamp on, fuel trim VIN: 1FTDX1721V
merry christmas everyone! this one has me stumped. originally arrived with a dead misfire #1 cylinder and PO301. Tested/eliminated coolant leaking into cylinders, compression, ignition, valve train, EGR (ports clear), engine vacuum and confirmed NORMAL trims (... Trouble codes: P0174
2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP4043Y
This car came in running very bad and blowing black soot out of tailpipe. After turning it off it wouldn't restart, had to pull spark plugs and dry cylinders and plugs for it to restart. Fuel pressure reads 75 psi, I am able to control it with a scanner. Fuel ... Trouble codes: P0412
2004 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FMZU67K54
the vehicle came in overheated so bad it damaged the motor so we installed a reman engine from LKQ with an install kit upon starting the vehicle it started to shake real bad at idle in gear but smooths out on acceleration hooked up scanner and found bank 2 run...
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L Misfire VIN: 1FTSW31P94
I have this 6.0 that runs fine at idle and when stomping on it. Starts good even at -5 and not plugged in. This truck came to me not running last year. The owner told me another shop had replaced the injectors twice in the last year. I checked it out and came ...
2004 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L Security Module VIN: 1FTRW12WX4
Has bad security module. Head lights flashing ect. Install new module and module wont program. Original module has number 4l3t-15604-ae, new module has number 5l3t-15k602-ba on part but ford says thats the engineering number and actual pn is 5l3z-15k602-ba. Ne...
2006 Ford Five Hundred SEL 3.0L abs VIN: 1FAFP24156
vehicle came in to the shop after having a nine hundred dollar bill from another shop so i would really like to fix this car. the abs light is on and i have codes c1297 right front wheel speed signal malfunction and u0415 invalid data received from anti-lock b...

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2001 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L engine VIN: 1FTZR15E31
Thanks for all the tech help. After working for Ford for twenty years and replacing many timing chains in 4.0 SOHC motors I have never seen just one half of a chain link break on a new chain with less than 100 miles. CARQUEST will be paying for this job.
2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4.0L ccant keep it aligned VIN: 1FMZU77E51
on a ranger truck forum said check torsion bar height the r/side was 3/4 inch lower who would think to check that we do now on any torsion bar truck thanks iatn members for there help in this repair
2009 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 1FDXE45S69
Thanks for all the replies. the PCM was bad, it was replaced. Trouble codes: P06B8.
2009 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX14V09
There is no flex fuel sensor. It uses an inferred calculation for flex fuel quntity. It uses a "Universal HO2S" for exhaust oxygen calculation. Monitoring the amp draw to the sensor tells the computer what the exhaust oxygen content is. I tested resistance o... Trouble codes: P0130 (Oxygen sensor circuit B1S1), P0150.
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