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2001 Ford Windstar Limited 3.8L heater VIN: 2FMDA58441
Hi everyone and thanks in advance. This van came in on our wrecker after owner said it overheated (got to close to the red line for owners comfort). So I ran it in drained the fluid and I removed the thermostat put it back together and flushed the cooling syst...
2003 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Cooling fan runs VIN: 1LNHM82W43
The cooling fan runs flat out all the time. Several posts here about the module on the fan going bad. Customer drives a hour to get to us, so we had a NAPA complete fan module on hand. Plugged it in, new fan spools up. Pulled the AC pressure code, data PID is ... Trouble codes: P1462 (Ac pressure sensor circuit)

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1996 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.8L Unknown VIN: 1FBJS31H5T
Thanks for all the responses on this one. After performing bleed procedure with scanner brake pedal was no better. Isolated the problem by blocking off all 3 ports coming out of ABS unit and then testing pedal. Pedal was still the same, came to conclusion that...
2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Starting VIN: 1FMC0U3192
The Central Junction Box has an internal fault. The internal bus which feeds multiple circuits(fuses) must have had water intrusion at some point in time and under the right conditions like very humid days,it will bridge to other circuits. Thanks for taking t...
2004 Ford Taurus SES 3.0L ABS module VIN: 1FAFP55U94
While it wasn't stated as an absolute certainty, the gist of the replies was that the ABS module would probably have to be flashed to match the vehicle it was being installed on. For this particular situation, I thought it would be best for the customer to go ...
2008 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L engine compression VIN: 1FMEU73E58
I did a cly leak down test all cly 0 compression all valves bent. upon further checking and turning engine over found keyway on crankshaft had sheared off for the cam chains. waiting on insurance company to authorize replacement engine. engine replacement w...
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