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1967 Ford MUSTANG 390CID 3 shift VIN: 7R02SXXXXX
I JUST GOT THIS 67 FASTBACK (MY PROYECT CAR) MANUAL 4 SPEED THE 3RD GEAR SOME TIMES SHIFT FINE BUT SOME TIMES IT DOESNT WHEN A GOT THE CAR THEY PUT LOW GEARS 4.10:1 IT WAS ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE TO DRIVE ON THE FREEWAY I DID CALL SOME PLACES FOR INFO ON THE ORIGINA...
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1986 Ford F-150 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FTEX15NOG
This thing has what I believe a lean misfire at low rpm/mph. It is really felt around 25-30 mph. I unplugged the EGR with no affect. Just for fun I did a Motorvac on it and I think it got worse. Checking TPS at the computer while it is acting up shows no drop ...
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1992 Ford Tempo GL 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTHX25H4M
This vehicle is from Calif. Vehicle brought in with mulitable problems. Main one is high Idle... 1500-2800 RPM Hook up and check codes, found ones listed. Attempt to perform KOER test, and computer can not control IDLE. Run vehicle and check data stream, O2 se... Trouble codes: 335 (326 -), 326 (327 -), 327 (332 -), 332 (412 -), 412
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1995 Ford Mustang 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP404XS
The car intermetenly sets po340 and tach quits or is very erratic when codes is hard. Schematic shows tach signal is sent from crank sensor to icm .I no have had lots of cam senser(sync asm ) damaged will this cause tach signal to be erratic.Thanks in advance Trouble codes: P0340 (camshaft)
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1996 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Stall VIN: 1FALP53S1T
This car will only start for about one second and then dies. You must turn off the key to get it to start again for a second. If fuel is sprayed into intake at airbox connection car will run on until out. I do not get any codes from PCM. And I cannot get any c...
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1998 Ford Escort SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP13P0W
This Escort belongs to another tech at our dealership. MIL on occasionally and PO401, insuficient egr flow, is stored. It will go-out soon, and it might be a week or a month before it is set again. No driveability problems or pinging occurs. Do we need to repl... Trouble codes: P0401
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53S5X
this car is driving us nuts.performed all the pin-point tests and replaced 02 sensor.ses light came on after 2 trips.we then warrantied the 02 sensor,cleared codes,light came back on after 2 trips.we then again ran the pin-point tests,cked for opens and shorts... Trouble codes: P0161 (bank 2sensor2 02 sensor circut problem)
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1999 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L ign.-fuel VIN: 2FMZA5247X
car towed in no start ,cust. had started it and driven a short distance it stalled and would not restart .no fuel no spark ,anti theft lite flashing rapidly ,hooked up snap on scanner no comunication with any thing ! where do i go from here? have tried both of...
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2000 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L Hesitation VIN: 3FAFP3138Y
This focus has a severe hesitation off idle only when engine is warm. The fuel pump and maf were replaced before I got the car. I have checked the cam timing, checked for vac leaks, and checked the pcv and hoses for vac leaks. The PIDS at idle warm are: lt...
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L fill up VIN: 1FAFP56S9Y
Customer complaint unable to fill vehicle, will spit fuel back out, tech thought that it might be a problem in the fuel fill or tank and replaced both with a new ford part. Problem still exists, since we are a VW dealer we do not have much help with Fords.
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1998 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Electronic VIN: 2MEFM75W6W
Car came in with hot AC. found blend door in full hot position. Ran self test and got code 25. After running selftest blend door worked properly. Sent car down the road and 1 week later came in with same problem but this time I couldn't verify because it worke...
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1967 Ford GALAXY 390CID a/c VIN: 7D54N14090
Thanks Guys and Gals for the good info.youll always come thru,lots of knowledge and reference material out there. Thanks Again
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1995 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L transmission VIN: 2FMDA5141S
thanks to all who replied. after talking to the customer and discussing the advice given I discovered the problem started after filter replacement by another shop. I removed the pan and checked the gasket at the filter inlet and discovered it to be torn. Repla...
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1996 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEE11H7T
Found three things wrong. TPS showing .85v was high for this vehicle, changed tps, now tps show same voltage an P/T, slotted tps to obtain .56v and the new tps shows C/T. Found a vacuum leak at EGR apparently shaft or gasket, changed valve and gasket. The bigg... Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 sys lean), P0174 (Bank 2 sys lean).
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2001 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L No throttle response VIN: 1FDAF57F51
At first could not duplicate comcern.Sent customer to test vehicle with vehicle data recorder attached. Analysed recordings and verified that at times pedal would operate with no engine response.Made mistake in setting up recorder ,used TP % instead of TP volt... Trouble codes: P0122 (Accelerator Pedal Sensor Circuit Low Input), P0221 (Throttle switch B circuit Performance).
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2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Left front VIN: 2FAFP71WX3
Thanks to all who offered help. Thomas [...], & Sprintfan hit it on the head. The sway bar link bushings was the prblem. You can't tell anything without taking the brake rotor off and then inspecting for movement.
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1995 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC 4.6L steering system VIN: 1LNLM91VXS
customer was not interested in spending any money on proper analysis. did however spend some time with this vehicle just because our shop was interested about how the power steering worked. although we could not confirm, we suspect the vehicle rack & pinion is...
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1996 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L abs module VIN: 1MELM6531T
Thanks for the replies-Everyone mentioned bad wiring problems on the mystique and contour models. David from Texas referred me to recall 99m03 for harness problems. We use shopkey for our information but that recall was not listed. A quick search on google fou...
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