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1992 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L lack of power VIN: 1FMCU24X3N
I am experiencing a lack of power problem on a 4.0L explorer. The customer is complaining about not being able to exceed 85km on an uphill grade. There are no codes present and data seems to all look normal. I checked base timing, it was at 10. This is a DIS s...
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1992 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FTDF15N5N
Hello everyone and happy holidays, I have this Ford F-150 that will just not start. Customer went out in the morning and it would'nt start. Thought maybe just frozen gas line so had it towed to us. This is not the case. Checked for spark - ok. Fuel pressure a...
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1995 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Left front engine - dripping where exchaust manifo VIN: 1FTJW36F1S
Hello all I am working on this unit and am stumbled on the nature of this oil leak. Has any one seen oil leaking from the L/Side exchaust manifold at the front portion where it press fits to engine housing and oil is leaking in fast drips out of this fit. Cann...
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1996 Ford Mustang 3.8L Misfire VIN: 1FALP4444T
Tested cam sensor seems to be ok at this time nice square wave..Tested crank sensor at warm idle 1.5-2 volts AC and nice looking wave form. Found #6 cyl not firing injector..jumped the gun tried an injector no difference...Went to pcm tested power and grounds....
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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Timing chain? VIN: 1FMZU34E1W
Hello all, I need my memory refresh about these engine, this engine is making noise when cold only, knocking noise, then goes away, i thought it has something to do with the timing chain tensioner &/or guides, she had thought this was done once already, but sh...
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1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L eng VIN: 1FTRX18L8X
customer complains of oil consumption like a quart in 200 to 400 miles no signs of leaks after head gaskt replaced no smoke runs good not fouling plugs anyone have this problem i could use some help great site thanks in advance
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1999 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L head gasket VIN: 1FMRU1864X
Happy Holidays All,This Expedition has a head gasket leak at the right rear head.I have gonr through the archives and have found that this is a very common and somewhat tricky repair.I have read the bulletins and will follow them to the letter.My main question...
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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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2000 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L hub assemble
try tighten up the axle nut did not help.this is the second time i replace the hub assemble.thanks for you help
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2001 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Custom 6.8L No Start VIN: 1FDEXE45S7
THIS TRUCK CAME IN ON THE HOOK AS A NO START. IT WOULD AT THAT TIME RUN ON CARB CLEANER THOUGH! THE FUEL PUMP WAS DEAD, SO WE REPLACED IT & NOW WE HAVE GOOD FUEL PRESSURE & VOLUME BUT NOW IT WONT START WITH OR WITHOUT ADDITIONAL FUEL ADDED. I THOUGHT IT MAY H...
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1996 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L OD light flashes VIN: 1MELM6537T
Hi everyone. This 96 Mystique with a CD4E, OD light flashes in dash and trans keeps setting a P0715 turbine speed sensor(TSS) circuit failure code. When first tested, I checked resistance from the ECU connector at the passenger outside firewall behind the righ...
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1976 Ford F-250 6.4L emissions diagrams VIN: F26YRB3025
We have repaired this vehicle.We ended up going to the state referee to assist us with the diagrams.He had less info. than we did although he remembered that the 76 ford f-250 camper special came with evap,egr,acl,& pcv.the 4bbl carb. was allowed with a carb e...
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1992 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Injectors
Thanks to everyone that replied. I am going to give lindertech a try.
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1992 Ford Taurus SHO 3.0L seals VIN: 1FALP54Y6N
Thanks for the responce I did contact the injector company in indiinapolis thay think thay can help but thay also could not come up with any thing over the phone with the injector color & number we sent them so we will send the injectors to them and thay are c...
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1992 Ford 8000 Cabover 7.8L converter VIN: 1FDYH85A2N
I recieved one email suggesting to get in contact with the allison manufaturer. I did and found the stall speed was good. They were helpfull and sent me information on unit and how it should work. Someone previously had disconnected the extenal solonoid to act...
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1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FMDU34X1S
Thanks to everyone that replied. I need to give you some more info on this problem. When this vehicle came to our shop it had 2 fuel pumps replaced, 1 IAC motor replaced and the fuel system cleaned 2 times. I had no fuel pressure drop after setting and pressur...
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1996 Ford F Super Duty XL 7.3L fuel in coolant
thanks for the help, injector copper sleeves are bad, customer decided to trade vehicle though.
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1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L 2-3 shift VIN: 2FTRX08L0W
thanks to Paul from Ohio who informed me that there were two different DTR sensor, each looking alike. I check the part # on the old one with the new and it was different but Ford said the one I had was a direct cross. We replaced the solenoid pack and tried a...
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1998 Lincoln Continental 4.6L Valve Spring VIN: 1LNFM97Y2W
I did not fix this vehicle. The customer decided he wanted to try to fix it himself with no other testing done. The majority of you said to do an air leak down test, which if I would have been thinking I would have done before asking for help. The answers to m...
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1997 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1MELM53SXV
Techs: most replies suggested replacing plugs with oem from dealer. I did just that and the misfire is gone. Sent acdelco plugs back to acdelco and their lab is going to test them...unfortunately I will not get the results because I was told that it would be h...
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