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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNX20P04
Truck came in with several missing cylinders, found three injectors bad and customer wanted all injectors replaced. Install new fuel pump due low fuel pressure, truck was gelled up several times in winter prior to any repair. After all work was done, test driv... Trouble codes: P0269
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Exhaust VIN: 1FTSX21P55
Hey guys and gals I have a Turbocharger that vibrates at idle enough to make the exhaust noisey. If you put your foot on the exhaust pipe it will stop. If you put your hand on the turbo it will stop vibrating. I found a TSB related to a moan/drone noise from t...
2008 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.8L Stall VIN: 1FD4E45S28
this bus came to me needing a new computer installed and programed. after programing computer and resetting cluster engine started and ran untill it got hot. once its hot if u are stopped and have foot on brake or turn steering wheel the engine will slowly dro...
2008 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDAF56Y68
Hi everyone, thanks for your help in advance. I apologize in advance for this length of this request. This vehicle has been at other shops for the same problem for over one year. Being over 14,000 GVWR, it's not OBD2 compliant. It lacks the catalyst monitor se... Trouble codes: P0443 (Evap Vapor Management System)
2012 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Starting VIN: 1FAHP3F25C
Hello, This is a flood car so it may be a little different than a "normal" failure, however, there are codes that set immediately and hopefully someone can point me in the right direction. Will not codes setting in PCM...purchased new key and new PA...
2007 Lincoln MKZ 3.5L Safety VIN: 3LNHM26T17
car came in with air bag light on. [...]. replaced module per Mitchell. no change now have 2 codes. b1342 and b2290. I feel that pressue switch is bad. it never show some sitting in seat. thought pressure switch came with cushion. but dealer says other wi...

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2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Airbag System Inop. Flashing Code 33 VIN: 1FTWF31P56
Ok Guys its fixed, I did as you suggested and reinstalled the original RCM. By doing this I saw only codes generated for the passenger airbag loop open. I then re-installed the 2.5Ohm resistor at the passenger side airbag and cleared the codes. At this point t...
2008 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Cylinder 3 low compression VIN: 1FTSE34P28
Customer had us put back together at this time, they understand fix it right or dont fix it. They are deciding to run it since they are in the spring busy time and they use this van for guys that do landscaping and sprinkling installation. They are going to ru...
2008 Ford Escape XLT 2.3L Smooth Idler Pulley Bolt VIN: 1FMCU93Z08
First - the bolt. I checked with a second Ford dealer. He confirmed that there is no part number for the bolt but it's also not a generic bolt off the rack. It is available only with the idler pulley - and he said it's a new part number. Don't know if that mea...
2010 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L pass blend door VIN: 1FTFW1CV2A
thanks Bill and Perri i ordered a new unit for 235.00 I figured that was the best route seeing how rebuilt electronics can be a pita installed, unhooked batt. and rehooked batt and fuse 15 turned key on and let it calibrate now it works we have heat and air...
2011 Lincoln Town Car Executive L 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2LNBL8EVXB
The replies were all good suggestions...when i got back to it i decided to scope MAF signal (main load sensor at idle) and sure enough had a bit of "wiggle" ...found ground pin to MAF spread (likley when brand spanking new air filter was was not...
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