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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L 2-3 shift VIN: 1FTEX18L4V
I've done everything I can think of before going online with this problem. I'm a smog tech with lots of experience but not on E4od Ford transmissions. Transmission was replaced for no upshifts after 1-2 shift.Clean used Ford reman was installed (I didn't do i...
2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Hesitation VIN: 1FAFP55U82
Hi Guys I have A taurus that came in claiming it ran rough and had no power. Confirmed it had no power and when you press the throttle it takes forever to accelerate and takes a good 5-10 seconds to even get up to 3500 rpm. I had checked Maf sensor, idle air c...
2002 Ford Focus ZX5 2.0L Stall VIN: 3FAFP37382
Vehicle came in on a tow truck after customer stopped for gas and said vehicle would not restart. Upon starting daignosis, vehicle fired off and ran fine. Allowed vehicle to idle for more than 30 minutes, test drove vehicle, stopped and restarted vehicle sever...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Engine oil VIN: 1FTNX21P33
The problem with this is that I'm getting diesel fuel in the oil. I have changed all injector o-rings and brass gaskets (got all 8 kits fron dealer, one for each injector) on the injectors and changed the oil & filter 3800 miles ago and now is still over about...
2004 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L Cuts out, Stall, sec lite flashes VIN: 1FTRF12WX4
Thank you in advance. I currently do not have truck in my posession, but am trying to help a friend. It will stall at stops (retarts fine), and while driving it will cut out and recover,(security lite flashes when this happens). There is no pattern to the symp...
2004 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Suspension VIN: 2FAFP71W34
This my own vehicle, thanks to all that reply. When driving 30mph or higher, if you accelerate the car pulls to the left, not bad, but noticable. once you let off, it drifts back to the right. almost like torque steer but the steering wheel dosen't move. check...
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L No Start, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTNW21P84
The truck o starts good cold, little longer crank time than normal but exceptable. now # 5 missfire is gone but it is showing missfire on #1 and still p2291 low icp pressure. suspect a stickin ipr that is causing the low icp pressures. have ordered new ipr but... Trouble codes: P2291, P0263
2006 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FAFP56U96
Ticking noise in engine that sounds similar to a rocker arm loose. All rockers were tight. Removed heads and had them refreshed. Found gouge in the top of the piston the shape of a piece of valve spring, buffed it smooth. The customer had a broken valve spring...
2007 Ford Freestar SE 3.9L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2FMZA51657
this vehicle stalls intermittenly at idle in park or drive. it just cuts out insatntly like a spark loss or injector shut off not like a fule loss. no codes and cant find any errounous sensor data. i removedthe computer as the bullitien states and didnt find a...
2007 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX14VX7
Hello. This Ford was traded in to our dealership. On a long test drive after it is hot, as the vehicle comes to a stop, it starts running rough and making a knocking sound from the timing chain area or from the valve cover areas. The codes that set all have to... Trouble codes: P0022 (Intake Cam Timing Over retarded bank 2), P0345 (Cam position sensor circuit malfunction bank 2), P0349, P0512 (Starter Request circuit)

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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L cylinder head VIN: 1FTNW21L9X
Thanks to all who respondet. I took all answers to consideration and bought the time sert kit with aluminium inserts like ford and most of the guy's recomendet. it was pretty strait forward,a little expensive but works great, and I dont have to worry about it....
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L fuel VIN: 1FTSW31P14
Thanks to all who weighed in on this problem. As it turns out, my fuel pressure test equipment was giving me false readings. So after I verified correct fuel pressure I pulled th glow plugs found #1 cylinder to be badly over fueling. In the end I determined th...
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L fuel system VIN: 1FDWX36P36
Like all of you suggested, I found the orings on dummy plugs badly damage.Ive replace them and the truck will start know after it gets hot with the exception that it needs and extended crank before it starts, I believe its another leak near the hpop.the owner ...
2007 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L Coolant in spark plug hole VIN: 1FTRW12W57
Thank you iATN techs! We pressure tested the cooling system to no avail on this one, but just like a lot of you said, the intake had started to come apart on the opening near the thermostat. No way to get it to leak with pressure test, it did seep a little bit...
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