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1992 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FTCR14A8N
this truck is driving my tech crazy. it will pulse the rear coil but not the front one. the crank sensor pulse is ok nice square pattern. with a safe test light the tan wires on the rear coil will pulse the light but not on the front one. he has ohmed and test...
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1993 Ford F-250 XL 5.8L Excessive Emissions, no EGR operation VIN: 1FTHF25H0P
Hi Fellow Techs, Got one here with high NOX readings. Teed a vacuum gauge to the EGR hose, test drove- no vacuum supplied to open valve. Hooked up Smithtronics EGR tester and energize the solenoid- vacuum flows, EVP volts go high, engine stalls out from valve... Trouble codes: 327 (EVP sensor below .29 volts), 328 (EVP voltage did not go high enough when commanded by PCM)
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1994 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L No Start, MIL Lamp on, posessed (lol) VIN: 1FALP62W8R
when vehicle got to me it had the 3 codes listed above and had no spark on cylinders 5&8. i checked ALL input and ouput signals, all ok. replaced coil packs and have spark on all 8 now. still don't f'in run. egr code cause by bad DPFE sensor,not related to no ...
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1997 Ford Escort 2.0L Speedometer VIN: 1FAFP13P8W
Car came in with NO speedo, code P0500. Followed the diagnostic tree and found that pins 58 and 76 had continuity. Pin 76 is for the cam sensor! I had previously OHMED out the wiring in pieces (so to speak) by disconnecting the harness at the connector joints....
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1998 Ford Escort LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 36WR132458
one of my techs. has one here, not too familiar with. alldata does not have alot of info. we believe we have verified correct timing, and tone wheel looks good. tsb says to check vct hollow oil feed bolt being plugged. what bolt? this problem was occuring befo... Trouble codes: P1383 (vct over retarded)
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1999 Ford Escort LX 2.0L over drive & 2 nd VIN: 1FAFP0XW28
This is for a fellow Mecahanic.Its his daughter car.Her boy friend installed a New CD player & blew several fuses.Never did get the CD to work,but now trans will start of in 1st stay there till 3000 rpm thin shift to 3rd.It bypasses 2nd. It shifts into 4th abo...
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1998 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L rear axle/transfer case VIN: 5LMPU28L6W
HELLO FORD TECHS, HAVE A SITUATION HERE, 98 NAVIGATOR MAKES A RUBBING/GRINDING NOISE IN FRONT END WHILE TURNING ON ACCEL. SUSPECT HUB BEARING NOISE. REGULAR SWIRVING VERIFIES NOT. IF I PUT IT IN 4x4 AND DRIVE IT THE SAME,THE REAR TIRES HOP AND IT FEELS LIKE ...
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1999 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L converter VIN: 4M2ZU55P6X
hey all could use a little help on where to start on this one. converter stays on at all times, will kill in gear except manual low and then i must feather throttle to keep running. no codes, will shift all gears on road test with no problem once you get movi...
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Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1989 Ford F-250 Custom 7.3L Collum Ground VIN: 1FTHX25K6K
I've 'fixed' this vehicle, I installed an aftermarket cruise system! Thanks for all the help, here's what I've done. As per suggested I ran an extra ground. Even with a good ground the cruise wouldn't work. Probible bad servo. I could not find any grounging at...
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1994 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L abs light VIN: 1FTCR10A0R
Well finally truck is fixed, i want to thank to all who tkake their time to answer Daniel from Washington; Curt from Ontario; Mike from Florida; Jose from British Columbia and specially to Tim from California and Jeff from New York, who put me in the right dir...
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1997 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.4L brake pedal VIN: 1FBJS31L7V
well I finally figured it out, thanx for the inputs. I finally got a code out of it,RT ft wheel open,Ohmed the sensor and it was bad. Replaced sensor,ABS light stayed out but still ABS kicked in at slow speeds. Watched data and one time seen left front wheel s...
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1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Heater VIN: 1FAFP52UTW
Well, this has been quite the experience. First off, I would like to thank all that offered help. I did learn a lot. I removed the water pump to inspect it. There was slight erosion on the impeller. Not enough though to affect the operation. I did use CLR ...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTNX20L4X
Thank you to all who responded to this one, the final fix was the ECM, after posting I went back and double checked all grounds, and power to ECM. on the advice of fellow members I sent the truck to the dealer for a warranty on the ECM which they did cover, su...
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1991 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 5.0L aod transmission VIN: 2MECM75F5M
A sincere THANK YOU to all who sent responses to the AOD trans problem. The majority of respondents were correct in their assesment of the direct clutch failure. Car is repaired and happily motoring on.
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