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1994 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDKF38F5R
Well,believe it or not this old timer is my first powerstroke problem... Here's the deal,it refuses to start even in hot summertime unless plugged in. when it does start it smokes and stinks and now has taken to missing on at least o ne cylinder. I've cranked ...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, No Power VIN: 1FTWW33P93
I'm hoping you guys can help dig me out of this one. This is the first 6L Ford that I have really been into, and I am having trouble getting it running right after new heads were installed. This will be a long read! When truck arrived early December 2014, ...
2007 Ford Edge SEL 3.5L Ptu VIN: 2FMDK48C27
Hey folks. I've got an '07 Ford Edge AWD that came in with a serious noise when turning. Sounded and felt like a transfer case binding. Saw that PTU (transfer case) was leaking badly. The gear oil leakage was very silver. I think it needs a PTU. This is my fi...
2008 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 6.4L No comm can bus line VIN: 1FTXW43R98
Iím going to try to give you all as much information as I can at the same time without writing a novel. I am working on this 2008 F450 diesel automatic 4 door dually with a can bus no communication issue that was brought to me from another shop. Again the shor...

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1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L #8 Spark Plug VIN: 1FMRU18W1W
Thanks for the many replies. I was able to purchase a thread repair kit from NAPA that had an insert that threaded itself and a special extra long spark plug that screwed into that. It seemed to take care of the blown out plug problem. (It didn't blow out a...
1998 Ford Ranger Splash 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FTZR15UXW
Well the reason the theft lite did not come on is because there is no anti theft on this truck. Did not pay attention to the key. Thanks for all the replies. Joe from Texas and Bill from Fla pointed me in the right direction. All the diagrams I found did not s...
1998 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Charging VIN: 2FTZF1721W
Well what a lot of help I got and thank you to all who helped. Many of you said change the battery and that could cause the problem. Because of the simplicity of this charging system I put another one in just because I wanted to eliminate it as a problem. A lo...
2001 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L electrical VIN: 1FDAF56F51
my tech got some free time and stuck his head under the dash and found lots of green seeping from panel seams.removed panel/module and appears to have lots of internal corrosion inside fuse block,but intrusion into module.harness connectors/pins show no signs ...
2008 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L rear brakes VIN: 1FTYR44U18
the repair was the replacement of the brake shoe set
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