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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Hpop VIN: 1FTNX21F92
I have a customer that had a reman hpop installed from a dealer a little over 2 years ago. She has had oil leaks from the area for over a year. Since I have started servicing her truck I have fixed the the high pressure fittings and threaded end plug on the pu...
2003 Ford Focus SVT 2.0L MIL Lamp on, Lack of Power VIN: 3FAHP37573
I have a SVT Focus here with the 2.0 DOHC engine with variable valve timing on the intake cam only. It came in running fine, just setting a P1383 code. Checked cam timing using the Ford timing tools. The intake cam did not line up. Sold the customer a timing ... Trouble codes: P1383 (Intake Cam Over Retarded)
2003 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.0L fuel in oil VIN: 1FDXF46P43
First thanks for everyone's help. Have a tow truck, lift body style, that somehow diesel is making it into the oil over fillING the crankcase and making the Engine run poorly. Wondering if anyone has seen this issue and maybe be able to point me in right direc...
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L no code known VIN: 1FTSX31PX4
Does anybody know if the factory code is hidden somewhere on these trucks like they did with the cars? Cant find anything in the manual and nothing on the doors that look like the code. I maybe overlooking it. Also is there anyway to reset the code and how do ...
2010 Ford Focus SEL 2.0L Surge, Stall VIN: 1FAHP3HN2A
vehicle has idle problem it surges and when you you snap the throttle you hear valve slap,check for vaacuum leak, timing is align throttle body is new vacuum hoses are ok. ignition components ok. when a/c system on you can fell a amperage draw that make the id...
2012 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.7L rear lamps VIN: 1FT8W3BT3C
Have no brake or turn signals rear have tailights. Body module codes set B132B-132C Short to ground can find no shorts. no power to lamps. Codes do not clear. Possible body module? Any one run in to this.
2000 Lincoln Continental 4.6L Cuts out VIN: 1LNHM97V4Y
Tough one here. I have a lady with limited funds that has an odd one. She came in with a miss and power loss above 30 mph. Miss was a no brainer, bad coil pack and it is smooth with no codes. When you approach about 38 mph the car bogs down and the Traction co...

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1969 Ford Ranchero 5.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 9A49H22726
Ok, I finally got the right combination on this engine to get it to run decent. After a lot of checking and contemplating what the problem was, I took a chance on putting a original points type distributor with single vacuum advance,which eliminated the MSD u...
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L coolant VIN: 1FDSW35F62
To all of you that said timing cover you win! You all get a big sloppy wet kiss from me if I ever meet you. However, if you check out the pics and give further opinion, I promise NOT to kiss you. Why should the gasket look like this? The vehicle has very littl...
2006 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.8L Cel Light VIN: 1FDXE45S36
yes one of you guys said to replace 02 sensors but it didn't get rid of the code and customer wanted it back and was going to bring it back to do some more testing but hasn't done it yet I will open another one when I get the answers but thanks to everyone th...
2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty XLT 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FBSS31L56
thanks for all your help put a flexplate in it, turned it in the proper rotation to check for resistance or noise, none found, cranked its tail and she runs like a kitten (well like a 5.4 with a 150k hard miles on it) Thanks Dave
1992 Lincoln Town Car Cartier 4.6L heating VIN: 1LNLM83W8N
once again thanks for all the help, we finally got decent heat by repairing numerous things, radiator, water pump and flushing heater core numerous times. also the blend door motor connector was unplugged from previous heater core repair at another shop, the d...
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