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1998 Ford F800 5.9L Fuel Shut Off Solenoid VIN: 1FDNF80C9W
Truck came into shop with intermittant engine will not shut off. Found 2 bolts on top of fuel shut off solinoid bracket were missing. Bolts broke off inside injection pump.simple i thought drill out and extract broken bolts. One can not get a straight shot wit...
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Cuts out VIN: 1FTWW32F1X
This truck got towed in as a no start. Died on the road and they towed back to another shop and the cam sensor was replaced. (nothing else that we know of?) We got it and it would start but run horrible. Ran injector buzz test- pass. Ran cylinder contribution ...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNW20P03
First off, thanks in advance to the diesel techs for their help. This is not my strong suit and I'm learning (always!) as I go after 35 years of this. This truck was towed in. At first it would start after a long crank & only idle (no acceleration at all). I ... Trouble codes: P2290 (Injection control pressure too low), P0674 (4 glow plug circuit)
2005 Ford Focus ZX4 2.0L no solenoid noise VIN: 1FAFP34N05
This car is already fixed. I was wondering why, when I tested the starter solenoid on the car, there was no click. However after removing starter, and testing the starter solenoid, it produced a heavy click and movement! I have had other starter solenoids, a...
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Starting VIN: 1FTWW31P76
The engine in this truck was removed to further investigate the the limited rev range. It was thought that there may be some damage to the reluctor wheel on the crank. This proved not to be the case. Engine reinstalled but now have a no start situation. The en...
2007 Ford F-150 XLT 4.2L Misfire VIN: 1FTRF12227
This truck came into the shop as a no start and kept blowing fuse number 33. We replaced the ecm and coil pack and the fuse does not pop. I have power and good voltage to the coil and injectors. There is no pulse to injectors 1 and 5 and no pulse to the coil o... Trouble codes: P0351
2011 Ford Fiesta SES 1.6L No Start VIN: 3FADP4FJ2B
This vehicle came in with the ignition coming on when the button is depressed but no crank no start. I can read all modules and there are no significant codes being set. The instrument cluster shows the lock symbol but there are no other immobilizer statements...

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2003 Ford F650 7.2L allison controller VIN: 3FDWF65233
I started by checking across pins 19 & 20 on red connector of computer for sensor voltage. My results were nothing so, before ordering a new computer I rechecked powers and grounds with a headlight bulb. to my suprise it was not lighting. realizing the negativ...
2003 Ford Windstar Limited 3.8L line pressure VIN: 2FMDA58423
Received some good tips as far as testing the trans. It ended up being an internal failure. Replaced with a rebuilt unit.
2005 Ford Excursion Eddie Bauer 6.0L Fuel pump VIN: 1FMSU45P25
Unfortunately, the VERY intermittent issue never occurred while at our shop. Customer chose to pick up the vehicle and continue using it as is with no repairs or further testing at this time. The vehicle has not had the issue recur as of yet in talking with ...
2006 Ford Escape XLS 2.3L PTU / Differential VIN: 1FMYU92Z26
I forgot to mention in the original post that we had drained the transfer case fluid into a clear bottle and found the fluid to be in good condition and no metal in the fluid. We believe that the noise is coming from the differential and transfering out the in...
2011 Ford F-150 Platinum 3.5L radio VIN: 1FTFW1CT5B
Well Well, It looks like our Right To Repair has a little glitch in it. It turns out that this programming can only be done at the dealer level, I pay my dues to Ford to be able to do this programming. I use the factory OEM tooling bought from Ford to be able...
2015 Ford fusion 2.5L oil life
All of these cars had to be taken to the dealer to be flashed. After flash all oil life resets work as they should. Thanks for all of your replies.
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