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1988 Ford Bronco II Eddie Bauer 2.9L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FMCU12T0J
The symtoms are total lack of power under especially the higher gear you get into, vehicle will only run maybe 60 mph top speed. Scanner indicates a code 18 and the snap-on trouble shooter suggest checking the green wire from ign coil to term 4 at ecm pin conn... Trouble codes: 18 (spark output circuit open KOER test)
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L battery saver relay VIN: 1FTDX0866V
at start of draw test hav .500 miliamp draw.after acc delay relay times out still have 300 miliamp draw. draw is gone with removal of gem module fuse. replaced gem module and still have same condition
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1999 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMZU32X1X
Hello everyone, I have this Exsplorer that has a no start at times, when it does this it has no fuel pressure. It will do this at times when it has been shut off for a few minutes, then restarted. You can crank the engine more than normal and just as soon as f...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L cab VIN: 1FTNW21F2X
hello, i have a clunk or bumping coming from under the drivers floor. this truck was a repairable which doesnt help any. but, as you drive this truck down the road there is a light clunk in the floor. you can feel it with your feet. but on the passanger side t...
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1996 Ford F-350 Special 7.3L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDLF47F6S
Well, Here's The Scoop We Noticed That The IPR Duty Cycle % Was Less When Cold Than When Hot & That The ICP Would Drop Slowly On The Scanner,(More Evident With A Manual Gauge), Evidendtly To The Point That The Parameter Was Not Met And Slowly Began To Raise Th... Trouble codes: P1281 (Excessive ICP Pressure).
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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Starting VIN: 1FALP52UOV
Thanks too every one who responded. The fix was a broken, corroded, and half eaten through wire. Just remember to look for a rodents nest next time.Thanks too all the replies I kepted going in the right direction and traced the power loss problem. The wire com...
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1999 Ford Contour LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP6534X
I rechecked the timing again and told the customer that I had posted a help request with IATN. I think he lost confidence in me because he called me back and said he was going to have it towed to a Ford Dealer. When he gets it back I will post an update as to ... Trouble codes: P1383.
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2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L all shifts VIN: 2FMZA5141Y
Thanks for all the replies,there were 12 in all. One thing I failed to mention in my post is that the EPC PID was reading 15 lbs. while the pressure on the guage was 55 lbs. and the EPC voltage was 10.40,sorry. I replaced the EPC solenoid and that took care of...
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1995 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNLM82W6S
recived many good resonses. Most centered around wiring probems.I did a through job of checking the wiring and found no problems . However the crank sensor wiring did have a small amount of mosture, so i cleaned it with electrical cleaner.Customer now has the ...
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1997 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Stall VIN: 1LNLM82W8V
As almost all said it was the Idle Air Control Motor. Everyone seemed to agree that just by tapping on the motor it should return the proper idle. Although I never could get it to act up the car has been gone for over a week and the customer says he is no long...
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1995 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2MELM75W8S
Thanks for all the help.I went with the most responses and cleaned the mass air flow wires first and test drove.No change in idle surging.I then lab scoped the tps and did not see any glitch's.I then installed new mass air flow sensor along with replacing the ... Trouble codes: P0505, P0121, P1124.
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