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1986 Ford Tempo GL 2.3L Surge, Stall VIN: 1FABP22XXG
Hi: Iam having problem with this car, It surges at idle and stalls. Idles better when shift into D but still stall after idling for a while. Idles good when feeding propane into intake and O2 sensor starts to toggle. O2 sensor stays below .1 volt without propa...
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1988 Ford F-350 Custom 5.8L power booster VIN: 1FDKF37H0J
truck was brought in with rock hard brake pedal. hissing noise under dash found booster not holding vacuum. installed reman power booster, now problem is opposite , has too much boost. brake pedal is rock hard w/o engine running, when engine is started the bra...
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1990 Ford Thunderbird Super Coupe 3.8L Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FAPP64R4L
I've been deeling with this car for over a year now. It will intermittantly studder for anywhere from 2 seconds to a minute. when I first felt it it felt like plug wire arcing out under load. I replaced plugs & wires a year ago. They came back with same compla...
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1992 Ford Bronco Custom 5.8L Guage Reads HI VIN: 1FMEU15HZN
Hello everyone and thanks in advance for the help. This Bronco came into us with the dash guage reading nearly 18 Volts. We checked across the battery and found the alternator charging at 14.5 which I would think is fine. The question I have is if there is a ...
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1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.8L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FTEX14H9R
Boy!do i need help! this Ford p/u has been eating my lunch!.it has a worsening lag or lack of power on acceleration.actually started several months ago and has gradually gotten worse.it is worse cold,starts right up and runs good at first.as you start out it w... Trouble codes: 173 (o2 sensor rich)
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1995 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP62WXS
This car was running poorly with P1131 and P0171 codes. LTFT indicated lean condition. Cleaned debris from MAF and runs fine now. After two days MIL back on... same codes. Scoped the bank1 sensor and see no difference between it and bank 2 sensor. Smoke tested... Trouble codes: P1131, P0171
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1996 Ford F-250 XL 5.8L Lack of power VIN: 1FTHF26H0T
This truck did belong to my father and now I'm driving it. It has low mileage for its age, but it has been a daley driver since new(to and from work). This truck just doesn't seem to have the power it once did. When I scan it, it doesn't like to stay in closed...
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1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTRX17L1X
i have a 5.4l f-150 with and engine miss, all the time. seems to get worse on slight acceleration. it has 2 codes (p1300, c2269) with no details shown on the scanner. the codes only show up on my pda scanner in enhanced ford mode, but with no details. it won't... Trouble codes: P1300, C2269
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Door Locks VIN: 2FMZA5146X
Vehicle came in with the customer complaining about the battery draining down and the door locks constantly trying to lock as the van was driving down the road. When we looked at it, the interior lights were staying on even with no doors open. We scanned the b...
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L Cooling Systems VIN: IFTYR11X8Y
Hi guys..I have a 00 ranger came in to-day with the customer complaint of usinf 7 ltrs of coolant in a 60 kilometer drive yesterday...I could see the engine was running quite rough when I went out to have listen and the customer had the hood open...I shut it d...
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2004 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L reverse VIN: 1FMZU72E54
The above mentioned vehicle came in our work shop for the transmission concern.The concern is jerki while shifting from P to R . Verified the concern and inspected the transmission visualy. No external problem detected. self test carried out and no dtc retriev...
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1996 Lincoln Town Car Anniversary 4.6L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNLM82W3T
HI GUYS. BARE WITH ME I'M NOT A FORD/LINCOLN TECH,,BUT HERE GOES. CUST STATES CHECK LAMP ON IN A.M., AND LATER PART OF DAY, SURGE;S ALITTLE WHEN COLD,,, SO I CODED FOR HER, ROADTESTED WITH HER, PINGING, ALITTLE, CODED P0174 FUEL SYTEM LEAN BANK 2...I SEE FULL ... Trouble codes: P0174 (fuel system lean bank 2..)
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1998 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Rear Main Seal VIN: 1MEFM5358W
Good evening fellow tech's. Have a question about this rear main seal the vechile came in with rear main seal leaking replace the seal with ford part about 2 weeks ago now back with same problem. Acts like pvc system is plugged upon the first time replaced che...
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2000 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2MEFM74W0Y
hi! vehicle came in with engine light on and engine running rough. checked codes. came up with #4 cylinder misfire. suggested tune up and replaced 8 spark plugs. did not solve misfire. checked over again and found #6 fuel injector not firing properly. replaced...
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1991 Ford Ranger Custom 2.3L Cuts out VIN: 1FT5R10A1M
First, I'd like to thank everyone who helped out. After re-checking, cleaning the power and ground connections there was no improvement. I noticed that when the key was left on the fuel pump ran contently.Nowing this was not right I told the customerthe comput...
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1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP52U0T
Not a lot of response, but those who did respond suggested faulty oxygen sensors. I got the scope on the front sensors and they were flatlined most of the time. Snapping the throttle brought a little life back into them, but just barely. The downstream sensors... Trouble codes: P0133 (HO2S11 ckt slow response), P0153 (HO2S21 ckt slow response), P1131 (HO2S11 snsr indicates lean), P1151 (HO2S21 snsr indicates lean).
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1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L driveshaft? VIN: 1FMRU18W5W
Thanks for all your input We did not realize that the front drive shaft was turning even in 2wd.We decided to attempt to drive with rear shaft removed while in 4wd.vibration was still present.we then remove the front shaft and drove it in 2wd and are vibrati...
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