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1992 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L compressor VIN: 4F2CU447NU
last year i converted this a/c system to 134a. worked just fine. customer came in for a/c inop today. i found pressures a bit low so i evac and charge system. i have the same problem. the compressor keeps turning on and off repeatedly. i bypassed the low press...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 11FTNW21FO
hello, i have 99 f25o giving me grief. This unit doesn't seem to be making any boost pressure. I have changed the map sensor due to a previous code in the pcm (po237-turbo boost sensor a ckt low.) I also changed the pcm after that because my modis wasn't displ... Trouble codes: P0476
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2000 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L power sliding door VIN: 1FALP7633E
Customer complains about power sliding door not closing intermittently. I have ran several tests in service manual and performed all applical tsb's I have not found a problem called hotline said to adjust door I have adjusted door every way I know how still no...
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2004 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L pats programming VIN: 1FMZU72E74
I HAVE ONE [...]. HAVING ABS LIGHT COMES ON. SHOWS MISMATCH VIN DTC B-2900. TRIED TO REPROGRAM THE PCM WITH AS-BUILT DATA AND IT WAS ALWAYS BEING SHOWED UPDATE THE PTU. BUT THE PTU IS ALREADY UPDATED WITH LATEST CALIBRATION b-30. AFTER THAT THEFT INDICATO... Trouble codes: P1260 (vehicle immobilised)
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2004 Ford F450 6.0L No Start, Misfire
After sitting for longer that 6 hours this truck does not want to start. When cranking you can hear a few cylinders firing and after 5 mins of cranking or pulling the induction tube off and running on WD40 the engine will run on it's own but very badly. It mis...
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1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Surge VIN: 1FMDU34X8T
Thanks everyone. This truck is on the road with semi-satisfaction. Since the customer complaint was the surge, I replaced the new PCV valve with Motorcraft. I estimate a 40% improvement. The customer noticed that as well, and is listening to me when I suggest ...
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Starting VIN: 1FTWW33F4X
Thanks for all the replies- The consensus was an interrmittant high starter draw. While I was unable to confirm this, we went ahead and replaced the starter. Th truck has been gone for a couple of weeks now and all seems ok. Jason [...]
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L overdrive VIN: WFMZA6247X
i thank everyone who responded-the majority said there must be a code which there was.this seems to be a pretty major repair with tcc and customer has decided to search for newer model.thanks to this organization there is hope for us independents to stay in to...
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