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1994 Ford Bronco Eddie Bauer 5.8L rear window motor VIN: 1FMEU15H4R
Hello, I want to replace the window motor on the rear of this bronco & it is stuck in the down position. My question is does anybody no of a tricks to getting the window out of the way to replace the motor? I've thought of drilling holes in the tail gate to ac...
2002 Ford Mustang 3.8L Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP444X2
Cuts out when accellorating, no codes!!! tested egr system, fuel pressure (new filter) no vacumme leaks, pvc system ok, fuel regulater good, vacumme in normal range, tps no fault, maf no fault, iac no fault all seem to opperate within values. Also tested intak...
2004 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Steering VIN: 1FMCU93144
Several months ago we replaced the power steering pump on this vehicle. Everything was well for months then the customer complained of intermittent stall at idle. During a test drive I found that when idling at stop, the engine rpm would decrease a lot and eng...
2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty XLT 5.4L Warning Lamp VIN: 1FBSS31L16
Intermittently while driving, the red brake light will come on on the instrument cluster. We have checked the e-brake switch, and the brake fluid level sensor. They are both ok. Sometimes there is an audible warning sound along with the red light. The customer...
2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.4L No Start VIN: 1FTWW31R78
This is a very intermittent issue. What is happening is when the customer is driving the engine fan will start to roar at max RPM and the transmission starts to shift funny. If he was to turn the truck off the truck would not restart until the u0073 code was c... Trouble codes: U0073
2009 Ford Escape XLS 2.5L Fluid VIN: 1FMCU92759
Need help First came in with transmission leak. And speedometer not working and put in gear and would not move. Make a clunk in reverse. Replaced out put speed sensor and left front axel and seal. Test drove all is good, no leaks, shifts good, ect. Give back...
2010 Ford Fusion Sport 3.5L Sir VIN: 3FAHP0DC2A
Local body shop ask me to program a Restraint control module. Everything seems to be replaced correctly. Programed the RCM with as built data, light illumintes with a U3000-4A-8B incorrect component installed. Repair data states incorrect ABS or PCM could caus...
2012 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FAHP3K27C
Coolant leak coming from what appears to be one of the center hold down bolts for the timing cover. We cannot figure out exactly where or why this would be leaking coolant from the timing cover. As far as we know, the cover is only sealing in engine oil not co...
2003 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNHM82W53
Vehicle always starts cold. After warmed up will not turn over for about 10-15 minutes. Starter has been replaced. Starter relay has been replaced as has the relay for the PCM. When the vehicle doesn't start The PCM relay isn't clicking and therefore the groun...

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2002 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.4L Unknown VIN: 1FBSS31L42
I installed a new aftermarket vacuum tank under the dash on the passenger side. I ran my own vacuum line with a check valve. Thanks for the idea Joe from Texas. The blend door for the rear air was losing vacuum and causing heat to come out of the floor had to ...
2005 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L fuel gauge, radio VIN: 1FMZU63K65
Ok so the Long Ranger never showed up (I thought that was applicable and funny). BUTTTT the gremlins did. So with the short present I told my self the best way to narrow down which route to take on the short was to start unplugging connectors at fuse block bec...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 5.4L spark plugs VIN: 1FTSW20565
Well did have to remove drivers side cylinder head and ordered the 5.4 3 valve kit from time sert and was able to die grind out threaded part of the sprak plug body and ream hole with tool and cut new threads in head and install insert according to the instruc...
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