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1986 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTCF15N9G
Customer says that the engine will stall while driving or when stopped. When it does this, it will crank but wont start up unless you let it sit for awhile. Also, when accelerating normally, right into the initial acceleration, then engine will buck hard once,... Trouble codes: 14 (Pip sensor circuit malfunction)
1996 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDKE30F8T
Complaint was hard start & won't go over 35 mph. Truck came in & would not start. It had melted conn. on l/s vc gaskets & r/s is good. I have good power & ground to IDM & don't have 115V dc coming out of IDM. EBP voltage is 1.27v koeo, IPR ramps up to 49% on c... Trouble codes: P1668, P0470
1996 Ford Ranger XLT 2.3L No power VIN: 1FTCR14A8T
I have cleaned the MAF sensor & even tried an aftermarket one but since did not make any difference I removed it. Also drive truck with out MAF sensor. I removed all the wires from alternator and drive it to found no change. Found small vacuum leaks and a big ...
2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTPX12534
ok guys need help on this one. prior to replacing all this parts truck was making noise only in the mornings when first started,good power no misfires drove it to the shop to replaced phasers. when looking trough in after taking off valve covers I saw a broken...
2006 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FAFP56U76
thanks for any help in advance. this taurus has a surge at idle. maby 100 rpm. no vac leaks has pending code for b2s2 stuck lean. not stuck lean durnig its duration with me. fuel trims all close to zero. engine load in nuteral hot is 30% seems high.i noticed t...
2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.4L coolant leak VIN: 1FDWX37R38
This is more of a question than a running issue. The coolant tube on the horizontal egr cooler assy. that goes to the engine front cover has a bracket on it that bolts to the side of the cooler. Any suggestions on getting that bolt out. Its above LS eng.mount....
2010 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L pass blend door VIN: 1FTFW1CV2A
dealer diagnosed as both blend door motors bad. Pass side failed prior to the drivers side when drivers side quit he went to dealer and they said both bad , so i replaced both and pulled fuse 15 for 5 mins and moved on to do recalibration . I have air d side h...
2010 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.4L 4x4 VIN: 1FTSW2BR7A
The 4x4 doesn't engage on this truck. I've checked all fuses. It doesn't display any indication of trying to engage. The scanner pids show that the switch is working and I checked the resistance values from the selector switch. The electronic shift on the fly ...
2011 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.2L Cuts out VIN: 1FT8W3C60B
This truck came in with lack of power on acceleration. It is a classic case of clogged cats. Check back pressure and get 6 psi. Unbolt the exhaust and still have the same issue. Removed and MAF, cleaned, then replaced with known good one. No change. Checked Fu... Trouble codes: P0316

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2003 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.0L Parking Lights VIN: 1FDAW56P13
This was a work truck that the customer said he needed for a job and that he would bring it back in two days. Haven't seen him since and it's been two weeks now. But I did find a burnt light switch which I replaced, no difference. Also found two plugs which is...
2004 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FTPX02534
thanks for all the replies. we agree with most replies that we had cam phazer/timing chain problems, but customer declined repair.
2008 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Extended Crank VIN: 2FAHP71V68
The fix was fuse #3- 10A in battery junction box. That fuse supplies (+) to the KAM(Keep Alive Memory), and the EVAP vent control solenoid. Without the KAM after sitting a little while, the module would lose it's strategy, and would have to relearn it's stra...
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