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1991 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L temp VIN: 1FTEF15N5M
hellow guys need some help please this truck came in for a/c not cooling, we pull the truck in the shop turn the air on the air work great for about two minute then got warm i look at the gauge the low side was at 40 psi and the high side was 350 psi i put my ...
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1995 Ford Explorer Expedition 4.0L power windows VIN: 1FMCU24X6S
Hi folks, Hoping someone has seen this issue that this Explorer is experiencing. Myself I have not been able to duplicate the problem but what customer says happens is that off and on the power windows will not go down on either door. If they go down they wor...
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1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L wipers VIN: 1FTZX18W5W
THIS TRUCK CAM IN WITH WIPER PROBLEMS, ENGINE STARTED, IN PARK OR NEUTRAL, WIPERS WORK FINE ON INTERMITTANT AND REGULAR SPEEDS, BUT WHEN YOU PUT IT IN ANY GEAR, YOU LOSE THE INTERMITTANT WIPERS AN LOW SPEED BECOMES INTERMITTANT. aLSO, THE DOME LIGHT QUITS-BASI...
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1998 Ford Contour SVT 2.5L No Start, no scanner communica VIN: 1FAFP68G7W
vehicle came in with check engine light on - diagnosed bad tps( no change in voltage via scanner & vantage) - replaced the tps and tested (ok) - no codes - Road tested the vehicle several miles and intermittently the vehicle's idle drops below 500 rpm then qui... Trouble codes: XXXXX
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L clutch VIN: IFTWX33F6X
truck came in this way we replaced the master and slave cyl pedal feels real good but sometimes truck will not go in gear the problem is not there every time am i missing something here or does this truck need a clutch ? clutch does not slip though but will th...
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1999 Ford F-250 Lariat 4.6L brake lights VIN: 2FTRX27WXX
Hi techs; this ford came in with the brake lights not working on the rear of the vehicle. the high mount brake light on the cab works ok but have no power to taillight assemblys. have traced wires from taillight assemblies to plugin on left front fender and it...
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2000 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.4L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FDWE35LXY
Won't start cold , starts and dies, dumps smoke ( looks like a flooded diesel) takes about 30 min of start and die to get to run, once it warms up it will idle but detonates and lacks power under load .I have replace mass air flow, air temp and baro are part o...
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2001 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP52281
We have a 01 taurus the fuel gauge intermittently goes full/empty Ironically it is much more accurate w/ scanner attached.. 16% fli- 45 % fli A little less than 1/2 tank..so 44% seems ok.. Tried to wiggle harness,from under rear seat to next to blower motor.. ... Trouble codes: P0460
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2001 Ford Mustang 3.8L ABS Module VIN: 1FAFP40441
Car into shop for ABS lite on code C1145 and Traction control lite on.Performed scan and definitely don't have RF wheel speed input, check all wiring as per tree and no opens, shorts,or high resistance found, sensor ohms out at 1725 ohms, reluctor wheel clean ...
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDNF20P63
Vehicle towed in to shop for no-start problem. Vehicle would start and run for short while when standing outside in cold weather, thought it may be temperature sensors but these seem o.k. Truck now has crank / no-start situation all of the time.
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2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Battery light VIN: 2FAFP71W93
Hello, This Crown Vic came in for a no charging condition. I replaced the alternator and then checked the charging system with a Midtronics charging system tester. All the readings looked good except the loaded alternator output reading. At 13.35 volts it was...
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1999 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Spark plug VIN: 5LMPU28A4X
Cyl #8 had a misfire. Pulled the coil out and found that water was in the plug well. I could not determine whether it was plain water or coolant. It did not appear to be coolant but I have no indication that moisture is getting in from the outside either. The...
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1994 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L engaging VIN: 1MELM50U5R
WE are not into transmissions here but need advise on procedure. When cold transmission ingages both forward and reverse as should and shifts up through gears fine and down shifts. When warm the transmission does not want to engage in forward or reverse withou...
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTDX1862V
we found the intake port was partially plugged , even though it had vacume it was not enough to work . i also changed the dpfe sensor . as a pm only, after the repair . thanks to all for your help Trouble codes: P1401 (memory code egr low flow detected), P1408 (koeo egr low floe detected).
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2003 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 4.6L Stall VIN: 1FAFP48YX3
first id like to thank all who replied. many suggestions were helpful but the fix was replacing the pcm. after hours of checking grounds, battery voltage loses, etc. i had no other choice but to try and replace the pcm. when i had mentioned that the guages wer...
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1995 Mercury Villager (Van) LS 3.0L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire
There are a couple of different things that were reccommended to me and I am going to list them all so others will know where to start looking when they come up with something like this. The pickup inside the distributor is an optic sensor with a round plate f...
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