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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FMRU1768X
original tps low volts . no other problem. traced to ecm . replaced and had reprogrammed(by a outside source). now dead misfires on cylinders 4,5,6and 8. has plug wires, not coil on plug. has spark and injector pulse. could a bad programming do this. any other...
2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FTZR15V7Y
We installed a new engine in this Ranger about a month ago and it runs good, but when you sit in traffic for a extended time the temp guage goes to hot especially if the AC is on. It does not lose coolant and a new radiator was installed about a year ago. When...
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Stall VIN: 1FTSW31F92
i will start out by saying i dont know much about deisel but thought with some help here on iatn, i would give it a shot, this truck stalls when hot restsrts about 15-30 minutes later, never has a low power complaint, when it got here first thing i saw the was... Trouble codes: P1211, P0476, P0340
2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Unknown VIN: 1FMZU63KX3
i wasnt here when this was installed the notes go brake light ok shifter wont go into park or release from park my question is this this truck intermitenly only on inclines wont shift out of park i thought it was the switch so i pulled the cable off the prndl...
2003 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L oil gauge VIN: 1FAFP42X33
the engine runs fine- no noises or smoking.. very smooth and plenty of power.. complaint of oil gauge drops to 'zero' after warms up.. installed mechanical gauge, and holds steady at 20 PSI while idling. spec is 25 @1500.. replaced sender with aftermarket, sti...
2003 Ford Focus SE 2.3L Suspension VIN: 1FAFP34Z93
The owner had her boy friend r&r the front struts for a loud "tapping/thumping" whenever she drove on rough roads, slight curb lips in and out of parking lots, r.r. tracks etc. Came to me with situation much improved, 80% noise reduction according to her but s...
2005 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Trans Not Engaging VIN: 1FMZU62E55
I have been trans builder for 20 years, this one is stumping me Guys,,Car towed in, stated after 3.5 hr drive, then a shut down got back in vehicle and wont go into any gear, tested line pressure there was none,pulled pan saw some debris on magnet, not a lot, ...
2007 Ford Focus SES 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FAFP34N07
Complaint from customer jerks in and out of gear going uphill. Vehicle inspection was done. No codes engine or transmission. under a load light acceleration feels like a misfire it will get quit sever sometimes, and holding a steady throttle light acceleration...
2007 Ford Freestyle Limited 3.0L ac compressor
This also applies to Lincoln LS,Chev Equinox and others. I don't post often. Usally after I fix problem. This vehicle is very well maintained and suddenly developed no cooling at idle and some cooling at highway speeds. We changed the expansion valve and attem...
1997 Lincoln Continental Spinnaker Edition 4.6L steering
I have put a pump in it and tomorrow will flush. most of the time has enough pressure as it steers beautifully. other times hard to steer. Im wondering if a switch or a rack or a filter could be at fault.I used motorcraft pump reman pump
1998 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1MEFM58S9W
good morning to you all. any help would be greatly appreciated. this vehicle failed a smog check test. the emissions readigs below idle are 15 mph. and cruise 25 mph. the o2 sensors get stuck at .9 to 1.0 volts during the test.i am running out of ideas.cts is ...

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2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L Stall VIN: 1FTSE34L94
Dan from Texas gets the gold star for this one. I was given this vehicle to work om after another tech had but 7.5hrs and a lot of parts on it. The original complaint was "after the radiator was replaced it would stall when shifted into reverse" Thus Dan's "ch...
2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L fuel pump VIN: 5LMFU27R13
Wayne was right it was the relay that was serviceable. slap mechanic on wrist. pcm relay
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