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1994 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire
please help this one is driving me crazy.idle is rough somtimes.fuel presure is ok taped gauge to windshield an presure mantained ok also volume test was ok.took scanner for test drive an as cylinders started to go away o2 readings went completley lean till en...
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1994 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L Misfire
ok im going crazy on this one. this one came in as a miss under load. we were able to verify the complaint right away. from a stop sign under heavy acceleration it would miss. got it back to the shop and and then was able to make it happen in the shop over 170...
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1995 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L steering/tracking VIN: 1FALP62WIS
the problem is the vehicle seems to have excessive power assist at freeway speeds and does not track good at high speeds ,around town no symptom's noted. feels like the vehicle is on gravel while on the freeway above 65 mph. steering components, tires 4 whl al...
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2000 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L rear wheel sensors VIN: 1FAFP3836Y
Thanks for the help in advance, I have this focus that i can't get any reference from the two rear wheel speed sensors. I've gone through the ford flow chart witch isn't much on helping. I went through complete harness and found right rear connector bad so i r...
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2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53U92
hi there fellow tech! I have here problem on taurus which MIL lamp on after 3 drive cycle with dtc p1336 misallign cmp,ckp. We had performed synchronizer timing from the workshop manual using sst from our shop still Mil lamp goes on.Does anybody encounter this... Trouble codes: P1336 (input signal to pcm from ckp sensor and or cmp sensor erratic)
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1999 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMZU32X1X
Like most of you said it was a bad fuel pump, this systym has no return to fuel tank, and the fuel pressure regulatur is a injector pulse width regulator, it is the pumps job to hold pressure, I enstalled a dealer pump and all is good. I thank everyone for the...
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2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L colant level VIN: 1FMYU04131
Hello everyone: I learned from all 9 replies that ford has had this concern about coolant level on all escapes. According to most of the replies, there is a TSB for this concern. I learned that the tank has a flaw in design. At the level marked full is actuall...
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1998 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L engine VIN: 1LNFM82WXW
well after having engine removed we found centre crankbearing has over laped. cause is a mystery, we have to close this fix before dec 30/04 so with the hoildays and such. i have had some good input, but i find that they were not the cause. but if i ever find ...
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1996 Mercury Mystique LS 2.5L battery VIN: 1MELM66L1T
Thanks to all the techs who replied to my help message. In the update, I mentioned I had installed a Thexton parasitic drain adapter on the negative battery terminal to properly test for a draw. I usually use the scope we have and set it to the lowest amperage...
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1999 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L steering system VIN: 1MEFM53S4X
Thanks to Eric [...]. We did indeed have the wrong rack unit installed. Ron suggested that we look in Alldata for the 2000 model. The 2000 model was the same as the 1999 model. That got us thinking and we checked Alld...
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