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2013 Ford Explorer

2022-10-31T21:58:45+00:00

Ford Explorer

Mileage
78,171
Service Date
10/26/2022
Services Performed
  • Final Tech Notes and Checklist: customer stage vehicles hard to start especially when cold cranks about seven times to start. service engine light is on due to lean codes. has to floor vehicle to keep it running when it acts up. Completed: scan vehicle and confirm the codes p0171 and p0174 are present for lean on both Banks. did also notice that vehicle is hard to start at times. Using scan data found field trims to be in the positive from 28 to 50 on short-term and 17 on long term. tested for vacuum leaks confirming none present at this time. using scan data found mass air flow grams per second to be low at 2.5 grams per second. cleaned mass air flow sensor and found no difference. road test vehicle and performed ve to be at 60 ve. removed mass air flow sensor and visually inspected confirming a bug to be stuck in the mass air flow sensor. was able to remove bug from mass air flow sensor. Installed mass air flow sensor and confirm field trims to be with inspect of plus and minus 10 and grams of per second from mass air flow sensor to be 3.6 g. re-performed ve test confirming to be at 91. and road test vehicle 10 miles confirming code has not returned.
  • General Inspection: priority's. 1 transfer case leak diagnose. 2 brake inspection. 3 driver side fog lamp assembly. SEL- Code list: see final notes for codes. Lights (Head, Brake, Turn): driver side front fog lamp is damaged recommend to replace assembly. Brakes (Pads/Shoes): your brake pads are getting a little low recommend performing brake inspection. Differential fluid- Front and/or rear: front differential / transfer case is leaking suspecting possible output shaft seal but need to clean and add dye to confirm. Transfer Case fluid: transfer case is leaking suspecting possible output shaft seal but need to clean and add dye to confirm. fluid level and condition are okay
 
Laura D. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/29/2022
2013 Ford Explorer 2022-10-31T21:58:45+00:00

2014 Ford F-250 Super Duty

2022-10-08T22:02:49+00:00

Ford F-250 Super Duty

Mileage
155,749
Service Date
10/7/2022
Services Performed
  • Found serpentine belt tensioner damaged, rubbing against timing cover, verified timing cover is not leaking at this time. In staled new tensioner and belt. During retesting, found active spark misfire at coil boots and wires, recommending replacing ignition wire and boots.
  • Replaced wire set, found lower spark plugs have not been replaced and an excessive amount of die electric grease, replaced all wires and lower plugs, cleared codes and road tested to verify repairs. ( rear passenger lower spark plug thread were dirt, cleaned thread and verified no leaking from plug. ).
 
Jimmy O. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/7/2022
2014 Ford F-250 Super Duty 2022-10-08T22:02:49+00:00

2017 Ford F-150

2022-07-20T22:03:15+00:00

Ford F-150

Mileage
64,308
Service Date
7/19/2022
Services Performed
  • Removed and replaced oil filter. drained oil and refill with 6 quarts of 5W-30 synthetic blend. sticker vehicle for 3000 Miles by 67308. reset maintenance light and double check oil level commanding service complete.
  • General Inspection – Priority List – Priority One. 1 oil consumption test. 2 transmission flush. 3 air filter – (Replaced at this time). 4 wiper blades. Priority Two. 1 front struts and alignment. 2 clear codes and reevaluate. 3 serpentine belt. Inspection Finding – SEL- Code list – engine and transmission code p0217. control interface module code u0452. recommended clear all codes and reevaluate next oil change. Oil Life % – according to oil change sticker vehicle has gone 2,000 miles over. Wiper Blades – wiper blades are worn recommend to replace. Engine Oil – engine oil was 2 quarts low recommend performing oil consumption test. Power Steering Fluid – na Belts: engine, accessory, serpentine, V-drive – serpentine belt is the original equipment recommend to keep an eye on it. Transmission fluid – transmission fluid is dark and does smell burnt recommend performing flush. Shocks / Struts – front struts are the original equipment recommending to replace due to tire wear. Tire pressure & condition – front tires have choppiness recommend to replace front struts and perform alignment.
 
James V. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/19/2022
2017 Ford F-150 2022-07-20T22:03:15+00:00

2021 Ford Bronco

2022-04-23T22:01:03+00:00

Ford Bronco

Mileage
3,050
Service Date
4/22/2022
Services Performed
  • Installed customer supplied hitch and tail lamp wiring harness.
 
Bill C. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/22/2022
2021 Ford Bronco 2022-04-23T22:01:03+00:00

2014 Ford Mustang

2022-03-19T22:03:52+00:00

Ford Mustang

Mileage
151,881
Service Date
3/18/2022
Services Performed
  • Remove sway bar and replace links. Road test vehicle 10 miles confirming clunking noise is no longer present. Vibration is still present and while had vehicle in the air did go ahead and spin driveshaft to 60 mph finding vibration to seem to be coming from rear of transmission. Found what seems to be an excessive amount of play at rear driveshaft, removed driveshaft and inspected you joints confirming no faults at this time and checked torque on rear shaft nut confirming to be tight. Recommending to have drive shaft balanced to eliminate it being possibility. Highly suspect output shaft of transmission to be cause of vibration.
  • Brake Inspection. – Recommending to perform brake flush due to contamination. Front and rear brake pads due to pad life. Front and rear rotors for good measure. Notes for Road Test – Road test vehicle found no brake pulsation or pull at this time is a vibration that we've been chasing. Brake Fluid Notes- brake fluid is contaminated recommend performing flush.
 
Gilbert M. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/18/2022
2014 Ford Mustang 2022-03-19T22:03:52+00:00

2016 Ford F-150

2021-09-05T22:00:49+00:00

Ford F-150

Mileage
80,759
Service Date
9/3/2021
Services Performed
  • General Inspection – Recommendations – Recommend replacing serpentine belt. Inspection findings – Power Steering Fluid – NA Belts: engine, accessory, serpentine, V-drive – serpentine belt has signs of aging recommend to replace.
  • Removed and replaced oil filter, drain the oil and refilled with 7.7 quarts of 5w 20 full synthetic oil with added BG MOA. Added oil change sticker for 5000 miles at and reset maintenance light.
  • Verified customer concern of vehicle running rough at idle. Performed vehicle pre scan, found no current ECU codes stored at time of testing. Viewed live data and verified bank 2 O2 sensors are reading lean. Inspected for possible vacuum leaks using throttle body cleaner while monitoring O2 sensor data and found no fluctuation in idle or O2 sensor, verifying no external vacuum leaks present at time of testing. Removed air cleaner and verified air filter is clean. Removed air cleaner duct and found throttle body build up, see picture for details. Performed throttle body clean and verified idle quality has improved, recommend performing air induction service. See added line for Air induction service. Re road tested vehicle and monitored live data, during road test found vehicle had slight stumble at stop light, performed relative compression test and verified no abnormal compression issues noted at time of testing, during testing found engines idle dropped to 300 RPM and SEL lit, Scanned code and found P0022-00 -"A" Camshaft position timing _ over-retarded (Bank 2) – Pending DTC, P0315-00 – Crankshaft position variation not learned – Current DTC – Warning lamp on. Attempted to ;perform crank variation relearn, and was un able to due to the current state of the solenoid fault, see lamp scope wave form confirming interm sticking VCT solenoid. Recommending replacing both Bank 2 VCT intake and exhaust VCT's with necessary gaskets to reseal Bank 2 Valve cover.
  • Performed BG air induction service.
  • Replace bank 2 VCT solenoids, found sludge buildup on both solenoids and valve cover, cleaned, installed new VTC solenoid and performed oil change service (See LOF service line). Cleared codes and monitored live data, found slight inconsistencies with exhaust Bank 1 and Bank 2 VCT solenoid readings, performed misfire monitor neutral profile correction due to misfires on cylinder 1 and 6. Monitor live data and verified slight stumble intermittently now currently on cylinder number 3 which is bank 1. Viewed live data and verified a 10 degree difference between Bank 1 VCT and Bank 2 VCT exhaust solenoid, recommending replacing Bank 1 intake and exhaust VCT's in order to prevent customer return for rough idle. Final Tech Notes : No code returned, can feel slight stumble at idle when vehicle is at operating temperature, recommend replacing Bank 1 VCT solenoid to help customer return for rough idle at times.
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  • Contacted extended warranty company and they authorized Bank 1 VCT's replacement, replaced passenger side Bank 1 VCT's. Performed misfire reset, road tested while monitoring live data, verified stumble at […]
2016 Ford F-150 2021-09-05T22:00:49+00:00

2006 Ford Pickup

2021-08-25T22:03:03+00:00

Ford Pickup

Mileage
122,400
Service Date
8/24/2021
Services Performed
  • Confirm battery light is on. Performed battery, starting and charging test with hand-held device confirming charging is testing low at 12.3 volts while vehicle is running. Tested main battery wire to alternator confirming good connection. Monitored PCM control using scan tool; found control to be zero. Confirmed voltage supplied to connector for overload protector. Found PCM not providing control signal due to internal fault in alternator.
  • During vehicle inspection found: Priority One. 1 alternator/belt. 2 brake flush. Priority Two. 1 oil drain plug gasket. 2 diagnosed oil seep. 3 license plate light. SEL- Code list: engine and transmission code p0622. see work order for charging system Oil Life %: no oil change sticker to reference to. Lights (Head, Brake, Turn): driver side license plate bulb is out recommend replacement of bulb and recheck. Engine Oil: engine oil drain plug has signs of leaking recommend to replace gasket. There is a small seep coming from passenger side, possible valve cover; recommend clean and add dye to confirm. Brake Fluid: brake fluid is contaminated recommend performing flush. Belts: engine, accessory, serpentine, V-drive belt does have some abnormal wear recommend to remove, replace and inspect pulleys. Battery Condition: battery testing good. see work order for charging system. Transfer case fluid: NA
  • Removed serpentine belt & inspected pulleys. Found no abnormal wear at this time. Installed new alternator with new belt. Cleared codes and monitored data using scan tool confirming PCM attempting to duty cycle alternator on. Performed battery, starting and charging test confirming alternator is now functioning. Road tested vehicle 10 MI to verify repairs.
 
Paul M. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/24/2021
2006 Ford Pickup 2021-08-25T22:03:03+00:00

2006 Ford Pickup

2021-08-25T22:03:01+00:00

Ford Pickup

Mileage
128,573
Service Date
8/24/2021
Services Performed
  • Scanned vehicle and verified P0302 and P0316 stored in memory, viewed vehicles live data and found mass air flow sensor reading is low, long term fuel trims are running slightly rich and verified history code on cylinder number 2. Performed a visual inspection and found zip ties holding ignition coil number 2 connector on, see picture for details. Removed ignition coil and spark plug and inspected found spark tracking on cylinder number 2 spark plug, see picture for details. Recommending performing ignition tune-up including all OEM spark plugs, ignition coils with bg air induction service.***caution – these type of spark plugs are known 4 falling apart while removing, highly recommend performing BG air induction service to help break up carbon build-up and help prevent spark plug thread damage, we'll have to repair spark plug threads spark plugs are found to be seized into cylinder head add additional cost.***
  • Scanned vehicle and verified P0302 and P0316 stored in memory, indicating misfires. See added lines for repairs.
  • Replaced all spark plugs and ignition coils, cleared codes and monitor live data, verified misfire no longer present, O2 sensor, and MAF sensor data all reading within factory specs after road test, verified vehicle passed all tests during drive cycle.
  • Performed recommended BG air induction service.
 
Scott H. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/24/2021
2006 Ford Pickup 2021-08-25T22:03:01+00:00

2012 Ford Pickup

2021-08-19T22:00:51+00:00

Ford Pickup

Mileage
132,906
Service Date
8/16/2021
Services Performed
  • Raised vehicle, visually inspected brake pad wear through wheels, found passenger rear outer brake pads has worn metal to metal, removed wheels and inspected caliper hardware and function. While performing inspection, found brake hydro booster is actively leaking, recommending replacing. Replaced rear brake pads only at this time per customers request, cleaned and lubed caliper hardware, road tested vehicle to verify repairs.
  • Found SEL on at time of inspection – Supplied customer with pre scan print out. Also found active brake booster leaking.
 
Randy W. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/18/2021
2012 Ford Pickup 2021-08-19T22:00:51+00:00

2006 Ford Pickup

2021-07-07T22:01:34+00:00

Ford Pickup

Mileage
128,425
Service Date
7/6/2021
Services Performed
  • Checked AC, found AC compressor not coming on. Evacuated and recharged AC system. Evac Freon amount _2oz_ . Recharged with _2.25_ lbs of Freon, Pag Oil & Dye. Tested pressures High (OUT)_175_, Low (OUT)_35_vent temps at _48__ deg F (OUT). Inspected for leaks. No leaks found at this time, but customer to return if ac blows hot again to reinspect for leaks or at next oil change.
  • Removed and replaced oil filter. Drained oil and refilled with six quarts of 5W20 synthetic blend and a can of BG MOA. Stickered vehicle for 3,000 miles and reset maintenance light.
  • Priority List Priority One: 1 further inspect OBD2 communication. 2 wiper blades. 3 front differential service. 4 brake flush. Priority Two: 1 transfer case service. 2 light bulbs. 3 rear shocks During vehicle inspection found: SEL- Code list: have no communication at the OBD2 connector suspect possible blown fuse need to further diagnose. Wiper Blades: both front wiper blades are worn passenger side is ripped. recommend replacing both front wipers. Lights (Head, Brake, Turn): driver side license plate light is out and third brake light is out, recommend replacement of bulbs. Brake Fluid: brake fluid is highly contaminated recommend performing flush. Shocks / Struts: rear driver side shock is dented. recommend to keep an eye on it. Differential fluid- Frt and/or rear: front differential is contaminated with milkiness. recommend draining fluid and refilling by removing pan/cover; may require front diff to be removed. Transfer case fluid: transfer case fluid is dark recommend drain and refill.
  • Removed front differential cover. Found no abnormal wearing with gears or bearings. Washed out all the milky contamination. Resealed pan and topped off with 3.7 pints 75w90 gear oil.
 
Scott H. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/6/2021
2006 Ford Pickup 2021-07-07T22:01:34+00:00