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1990 Ford Aerostar Eddie Bauer 4.0L battery VIN: 1FMDA31X4L
intermittant battery drain caused by unknown electrical gremlin, i hope someone else has fixed this tough problem. 1ST NIGHT WITH BATTERY UNHOOKED, NO DRAIN. 2ND NIGHT, BATTERY HOOKED BACK UP, NO DRAIN.3RD NIGHT,0 AMP DRAW, THEN MORNING AND ONLY 9 VOLTS.REPLAC...
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1990 Ford Thunderbird Super Coupe 3.8L clutch VIN: 1FAPP64RAL
Hello Ford techs, This SC coupe has a problem where it won't shift smoothly into first immediately when pushing the clutch in. When it does go in, you feel and hear a slight bang from the drivetrain engaging. It only happens after it gets hot. The other gears ...
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1991 Ford Ranger Custom 4.0L oil pan VIN: 1FTCR1OX6M
hi group, this truck came in with no oil prss cked with gauge o psi .mitchell says r+r engine to replace oil pump.?will the pan come off in the truck? thought you ford techs might know.tried it once with a 2.3 and wasnt worth the trouble.i suspect a stopped u...
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1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 2FTHF26F7S
HELLO IATN. members. I have a 95 F-250 7.3L POWER STROKE DIESEL. TOWED FOR NO START, WOULD NOT START FOR ME. STARTED UP FOR 1-2 SECONDS THEN DIED. CHECKED FOR CODES HAD P0344 CAM SENSOR INT. FAILURE. THOUGHT MAY BE THERE FOR EXTENDED CRANK TIME. CHECKED BASICS... Trouble codes: P0344
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1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Engine VIN: 1FALP52U0T
What looked like a relatively simple repair has turned into a nightmare! This Taurus was towed in after being driven hot until it died. We pulled the heads and found that they were both warped, but no other problems were found with the heads. The bottom end an...
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1997 Ford Escort LX 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FALP13P4V
after a phone call from customer I found out that the drive belt shredded while it was being driven at the same time this occured, a few quick checks later I found that the belt damage had ripped the ckp wiring apart,pulling the connector out of the sensor and...
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1997 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.4L Shift Interlock, Brake lts VIN: 1FBJS31L8V
Hello alll, this is what I feel to be a short to ground problem. This is a 15 passenger Purolator van wiith no extra shelves, etc. with a complaint of shift interlock inop, no brake lts. I have spent 2 hours disconnecting switches and replacing fuses with no l...
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1998 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTSE34F1W
Hello good friends at iATN Im posting this for a good friend. This truck came in after involved in an roll over crash, after this started normaly and were driven to a body shop and repaired. 3 months later a no start condition appeared, found broken ground an...
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1999 Ford F-150 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 126K468402
hi fello tech : i am trying to find out a bit more of these two codes .i know what the codes are but just need to know the source of the prob could it be the sensor or the catalyst block .any info on this would be appreciated .Thanks in advance . phil Trouble codes: P0420, P0430
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FAFP56S7Y
need help please not expericanced wih this unit towed in to shop, starts runs poor, just like the codes indicate , catalic converter red hot, very hard brake pedal indictive to low vacuum check engine lamp flashing too any help to get me started would be great... Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0303
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2000 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L 2nd gear and OD VIN: 3FAKP1137Y
I have a 2000 escort zx2 that skips 2nd gear goes into third fine then doesn't go into overdrive. TCC is working fine. The trans fluid looks great. The PO760 leads to checking solenoid C also known as solenoid 3. I find it to have 4ohms and the other 2 solenoi...
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTSW31F7Y
Hi Group I am stumpped, this thing will start run maybe 10 seconds and die sometimes crank and not start at all very intermittent. Replaced ICP sensor, Synic Sensor and Batterys. Lift fuel pressure 55 Lbs, noisie pump koeo codes once came up # 7 injector faile...
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2001 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FDXF46F61
help ford boys. I found when died was fuel starved, bleed and started but would only idle. traced and found fuel pump in frame rail not powered. traced back up to relay and found pcm ground to relay worked intermittantly. their is no codes , they say runs no p...
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1994 Ford Probe GT 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1ZVLT22B2R
This vehicle had a rebuilt distributor put in before i recieved the car and sure enough it was no good another distributor was installed and all is fine.
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1997 Ford Aerostar 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTDA14U5V
Thank you to Everyone who responded, The fix for this van was 2 fuel injectors shorting at operating temp. Shutting down the driver for that bank. Put a used ECM in it and 6 New injectors and all is well. Another FORD fixed and iATN a huge help as always. Co...
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1997 Ford E-350 Econoline 6.8L No Start VIN: 1FTJE34S5V
Sorry it took me so long to close this post but I was busy and it took awhile to get back to it. Some of the answers kind of led me in the right direction. Jim [...] said check the cam sensor and as I did I got a signal that did not look quit...
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1998 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L vehicle control VIN: 1FTNS2425W
Yes this van now seems to be ok, we replaced front end parts, stabilizer bushings, realigned it using aftermarket adjustable shims and replacing the two other tires, now has 4 brand new tires of proper rating and size.Tech answers included checking proper ply ...
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L lower ball joint VIN: 1LNHM87A7Y
We were able to pinpoint to sway bar as Mike and Seth suggested by installing electronic ears to balljoint and sway bar.Even though a visual inspection did not show a concern with the sway bar.Based on this we disconnected one side sway bar link and we were ab...
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