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1996 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L SIR light VIN: 1FALP74W2T
Hey, fellow techs! I have a customer with a 1996 Crown Vic with an air bag light flashing code 12... the horn and cruise work fine, and I can't access the system with my MODIS... Does anyone have this DTC descripton and/or flow chart?! Thank you in advance for...
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1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRF18W3X
Thanks To All In Advance. This Truck Was Refered To Us By Another Shop With EVAP Codes. They Replaced The Canister & Canister Vent Solenoid. EVAP Codes Still Present. We Tested It Out & Found A Leak At Line By Canister Purge Valve -- Repaired That Leak & Now S... Trouble codes: P1451 (EVAP System Vent Control Valve Fault), P0443 (EVAP System Purge Control Valve Fault), P0231 (Fuel Pump Sec Circuit Low)
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1999 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNS24L4X
Thanks in advance for taking the time to help me. I have dealt with these ford coil problems many times before, but this one has me stumped. It misfires under accel and cruise but it doen't seem to come from one cylinder. If I disconnect the egr, it gets alot ... Trouble codes: P0300
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1999 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA524OX
checked "tsb" found 1 on this. it said to change left valve cover,intake gaskets and flash the pcm. i was wondering if anyone has run across the same problem and tried this fix??if so,was it sucessful??? any help would be appreciated! Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L starter VIN: 1FAFP34P6Y
hi techs , replaced sterter on a 2000 focus,now when you turn the key it doesnt click or anything,even put the old starter back on it was working before just drawing to many amp s so replaced it,i have checked evrything as far as fuses and relays,it has 12 v ...
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2000 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FMRU16604
Customer complained about vehicle cutting off. Checked codes, only ones were misfire codes, replaced plugs, boots & two coil packs. Vehicle came back after about 30 miles of running great, missing & cutting off again. Had theft code #1260(theft detected, vehic... Trouble codes: 300 (mutiple misfire), 304 (cyl 4 misfire)
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2000 Ford Excursion Limited 6.8L Cooling System VIN: 1FMNU43S6Y
Ladies and gents, First time customer came in complaining of overheating. She stated truck loses heat, then temp gauge pegs hot. I drove truck to verify complaint. P1299 is for cylinder head overtemp which comes on at 125C/257F. I felt processor go into FMEM ...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Over Drive VIN: 1FM2ZU72E4
With the exception of no overdrive trans works and shifts well. After driving a few milles OD lite starts to flash. Code P0741 stored in memory. Not a lot of help from alldata on this one. can anybody offer a good course of action. Thanks
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1995 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L air ride VIN: 1LNLM81W9S
HI GUYS AND LADIES, THIS LINCOLN INTERMITTENTLY TURNS ON CHECK AIR SUSPENSION LIGHT, IF YOU RESTART ENGINE LIGHT MAY NOT COME BACK ON SAME DAY, SOMETIMES FOR SEVERAL DAYS.REPLACED AIR SPRINGS BECAUSE SYTEM LEAKING DOWN, PUMP RUNNING TOO MUCH. PASSENGER BAG LEA...
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1999 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM58S1X
Hello all, This '99 Sable wagon came into our shop as a "no start" and the engine appeared to be locked. The belt and pulleys were rusty so it hasa been sitting a while. Able to rotate the engine backward with a breaker bar, I pulled spark plugs to find severa...
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1992 Ford E-250 Econoline XL 5.8L Non Engagement VIN: 1FTHE24H4N
Thanks! for all responses. This tranny had the pan caved in, right under the filter sump. The filter was broken around the sump portion. After replacement tranny was still slow to engage, but did, & shifted out just fine. Think the tranny has been oil starved ...
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1996 Ford Explorer XLT 5.0L Twin Map Lights VIN: IFMDU35P9T
Vehicle is not fixed. Customer declined spending the money to buy a complete unit. Replies indicated that junkyard or ebay would be sources of needed parts, but ebay didn't produce, and junkyards near here don't have any 96 Explorers.
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1997 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on, OBD2 OUTPUT VIN: 1FTEE1421V
Customer backed out said the van is not worth fixing. I did check the obd2 fuse and ground, but still got no scanner data/codes. Thanks to all the replies on this one, which we had a chance to fix it. Thank You.
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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
Good Friendas at iATN sorry for this late summary but things goes very different here in my country, sometimes a month is not enough. This system uses engine oil to activate inyectors via a hi pressure pump, oil quality and engine oil pumt were the first matte...
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Heat VIN: 1FAFP53U5X
Thanks to all who replied! A thorough flushing of the core seemed to produce much more heat. We think the water pump change must have stirred up debris in the sytem and clogged the core. Thanks again!!
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Hesitation, Stall, squeels VIN: 2FMZA5147X
Thanks for the great suggestions, I pulled out the sycnronizer and it was seized ,replaced it and the problem is solved Trouble codes: P0034.
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L No Start VIN: 1FTNW21S4X
It RUNS, Thanks to Travis [...] his infomation about the strategy of this PCM which cuts off fuel in a no start to keep from flooding the cylinders I started looking at the spark control. What I found was #30 fuse in the inside fuse panel which feeds the + sid...
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2000 Ford F-150 Lightning 5.4L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTZF0737Y
Thanks to everyone who replied. I tried everything suggested and nothing appeared to make a difference, yet the customer took the vehicle and would return when the MIL lit. We spoke to him today and still no MIL. Sorry, but if this one is fixed, I am unable to... Trouble codes: 172 (Rich exhaust indication / Bank 1), 175 (Rich exhaust indication / Bank 2).
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