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2001 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Dash Lights VIN: 1FTRW08L71
This truck came in with battery drain problem. The far left potion of the dash, ( oil/ temp light, check engine light, digital odometer light ) stays on dim with no key in ignition..All fuses are good. Customer has replaced Alternator, Ignition switch, battery...
2003 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Unknown VIN: 1FAFP34P53
just got a little ford focus in that the transmission jerks hard when I engage it into drive or reverse, The thing pops and twists hard like all the mounts are bad but I have already replaced them all. Idle is normal mounts are new. Wondering if a new valve bo...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 5.4L leak VIN: 1FTSW205X5
This transmission leaks when pulling a landscaping trailer, the fluid just pours out near the top rear. When the rear wheels are put on jack stands, there is no leak at all. When driving without a trailer it leaks just a little. The fluid hits the exhaust pipe...
2007 Ford F650 5.9L No crank to start VIN: 3FRNF65E47
No voltage signal to starter relay. 12V from ignition switch in the crank position. 12V at 5A fuse on inside fuseblock on crank. Fuses and connections clean and tight at battery area. When jumping starter relay the engine cranks and runs but trans light on and...
2007 Ford Fusion SE 2.3L Unknown VIN: 3FAHP07Z57
Gear ratio reads 1.29/1 in 2nd gear which means its jumping right to 3rd gear, because that is gear ratio for 3rd gear. Had software flash done.rebuilt trans,My question is this, I want to use the pressure taps for testing but have no information on anything r...
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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2000 Ford Focus Sony Limited Edition 2.0L Stall VIN: 1FAFP3639Y
the customer finally decided to spend the money on a fuel pump. thanks to everybody who replied, Bill, Robert, Nigel and Randolph said the pressure was low. After installing the pump, I had 35 psi at idle.
2002 Ford Excursion Limited 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FMNU42F02
Thanks for the good replies. They convinced me that I needed to pull the tank to find the problem. The top of the tank was covered with pecan shells and the squirrels had chewed through the yellow wire in the sending unit causing the gauge to read empty. Th...
2002 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.4L severe lack of power VIN: 1FTSS34L82
checked everything motor related,timing,compression.exhaust.etc. trans shop didnt think it was trans related. customer took vehicle to ford dealer/they said it was definitly the trans. waiting to see if customer goes for repair. customer will let me know. than...
2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L oil pressure VIN: 1FDWE35P36
finally fixed... Andrew from NM hit the nail on the head, the low pressure relief valve was stuck open. Pulled the allen head bolt out and spring shot across the shop. Had second front cover and pulled the pressure relief valve out and spring tension was next ...
2013 Ford F-150 STX 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTFX1EF7D
So, after looking at this truck on my way out the door Friday evening and posting for help, reading all the very helpful comments and then feeling like a dummy for the rest of the weekend, I couldn't wait to get in on Monday and simply unplug the MAF. And, of ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Misfire).
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